The Oswegoland Park District offers all-day recreational care for children age 4 and 5 at South Point.
Jr Kid’s Connection is open most non-holiday days off school. There is an additional charge for attendance on full days and half days off school, including Winter Break Camp and Spring Break Camp.
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All Day Care with Preschool
Jr. Kid’s Connection includes dedicated classroom time for preschool curriculum. Children who are four or five years old will enjoy three hours of preschool specific curriculum included in their daily activities. Perfect for working parents, any child who missed the Kindergarten cut-off date, or children who are ready for a longer day of enrichment activities. Daily activities may include STEAM activities (science, technology, engineering, art and math), large motor skill development, trips to local businesses and libraries, reading, life skills, writing, cooking, socializing, and games. Children must be toilet-trained.
Program is available from 6:15am to 6:15pm, Monday through Friday. A hot breakfast, lunch, and snack included. Parents may choose from a full-time or part-time program, with children attending one to five days per week.
Preschool 5 Days/Week
Preschool is now available five days a week at South Point. Children who missed the Kindergarten cut-off date or are four years old and ready for a longer day of enrichment activities are invited to register. Teachers plan activities that allow children to explore, inquire, play, and discover while following the Illinois Early Learning Standards, and incorporating the Jolly Phonics Program, to help children meet goals for their age. Daily activities may include art projects, large motor skill development, trips to local businesses and libraries, reading, life skills, writing, cooking, socializing, and games. Children must be toilet-trained.
Program runs 9:30am-1:00pm, Monday through Friday. Lunch is included. Register early, space is limited.
Registration – 2017-18
Register in person at any Park District facility. A non-refundable registration fee is due upon registering:
$75 Non-refundable Registration Fee
Complete the Junior Kid’s Connection Registration Packet with the following documentation to process your child’s registration:
- Registration Form
- DHS Physical Form
- Copy of Birth Certificate
- Health & Emergency Card
- Auto Charge/EFT Form (Optional)
- Payment Plan Agreement Form
Browkaw Preschool Students should complete this Registration Packet.
The first payment is due on or before August 16. Subsequent payments are due on the first day of the month, September 2017 through May 2018.
View the 2018-2019 Parent Handbook here.
A supervisor and adult leaders staff Jr. Kid’s Connection in a 1:8 staff to child ratio. In addition, all staff members are:
- Caring individuals who enjoy working with school-age children
- CPR and First Aid certified staff member(s) on site at all times
- Screened and approved through the Department of Children and Family Services and at the Federal level
Day Off School
Jr. Kid’s Connection is open most non-holiday days off school and all partial days.
Available from 6:15am-6:15pm on each day off school and on most half days at select District 308 elementary schools. Children enjoy breakfast and snacks along with a variety of activities.
Field trips are available on all days off with transportation provided through District 308 or Kid’s Connection buses. As a day off school approaches, field trip information and school site location information will be available. Deadlines to sign up are:
Day Off School
Full Day Off School
Flexible Fun Passes
In a last minute crunch for childcare? Try a Flexible Fun Pass. This pass is good for children enrolled in Preschool 5 Days/Week. Pricing is per day.
Passes are non-refundable and only valid for the school year they are purchased in. 24-hour notice of attendance is appreciated.
|AM or PM||$51|
|AM & PM||$62|
|No School Day||$62|
Daily Fees – All Day Care + Preschool
|AM & PM||$50.88|
Daily Fees – 5 Day Preschool Only
|AM & PM||$24.24|
|AM & PM||$36.04|