Buckner Elementary Bearcare:  (502) 222-3722


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      Bearcare Director: Karen Horton 

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 bearclawyellow1  Hours

The Bearcare After-School Program operates each weekday after school until 6:00 p.m.

bearclawyellow1  Rates

This program is available for Buckner students at the following rates:

Registration Fee: $25 per child payable when child starts program. So long as your child remains current, i.e. participates each school year or each summer, no new fee will be assessed.

Regular school year contract:

  • 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • $60/week, first child
  • $40/week - each additional child

Registration forms:

 

For full-time staff members only:    

 

Full Day Care:

During school year when school is not in session (non-school days and snow days) (7:00a.m.-6:00p.m.) - $35/day, first child, $30/day - each additional child  

bearclawyellow1  Summer Youth Enrichment Program

Full-day Summer Camp:

  • 7:00a.m. - 6:00p.m.
  • $100/week, first child
  • $85/week, each additional child
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Summer Camp Forms:

Enrichment Fees:

Each summer each child must pay an enrichment fee for his or her participation in the school's to cover swimming, field trips, T-shirts, snacks and other incidental expenses.

bearclawyellow1  Holiday Closings

Holidays are designated non-work days for 12 month employees as approved by the Oldham County Board of Education - see program handbook.

  • July 4
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday following Thanksgiving Day 
  • December 24
  • December 25
  • December 31
  • January 1
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Memorial Day

Holidays are designated non-work days for 12 month employees as approved by the Oldham County Board of Education - see program handbook.

bearclawyellow1  Notes about rules

  1. All fees are due in advance on Monday of each week. A late fee of of $5.00 will be assessed if tuition is not paid by 6:00 on Tuesday.
  2. Every child must be pre-registered to use Bearcare. Drop in service is available only with 24-hour notice and emergency contact forms must be on file with the director.
  3. LATE CHARGES WILL BE ASSESSES IF A CHILD IS NOT PICKED UP BY CLOSING TIME (6:00p.m.) THE CHARGE IS $3.00 FOR EACH FIVE (5) MINUTES BEGINNING AT 6:05 p.m. LATE CHARGES ARE DUE AT THE TIME OF PICK-UP!
  4.  Registration is handled on first come, first served basis. All applications received after the program is full will be placed on a waiting list. Yearly registration for returning children is required.
  5. Receipts are available upon request.
  6. Checks should be made payable to Buckner Bearcare.
  7.  THERE WILL BE NO CREDIT FOR ABSENCES DUE TO ILLNESS.
  8. A mandatory two-week written notice is required to obtain tuition credit for vacation.
  9. There will be a two-week vacation limit for the year, summer included. School breaks and non-school days are not included in this two-week limit.
  10. Children should NOT bring share objects, candy, toys or money to Bearcare.

A parent/guardian whose child does not attend any one or all of the following weeks of the year is not responsible for payment during the week(s) that the child is not in attendance:

  •  Any two weeks of the school's summer vacation
  •  The week of Fall Break 
  •  The two weeks of Winter Break  
  •  The week of Spring Break

 

To be released from responsibility for payment for any one or more of the above weeks, the child may not attend any days in the week. Parents must advise the Program Director in writing that the child will not attend at least two weeks in advance.

 
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