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***Holiday/Snow Day Program***

The Holiday / Snow Day Program services closed for this year on April 25, 2014. Thank you for a great year and we hope to see you again in October 2014.

How do I enroll my child?
Please note that registration is required before a child can attend the program. Because licensing 
regulations require that certain policies be explained directly to parents, even when the policies are also 
provided in writing, registration must be completed in person with the Site DirectorHowever, you 
can speed up registration by filling out the on line registration form. After your registration is submitted, contact the site director to make an appointment to attend a policy class (Site Director contact 
information may be found on this page below). Please bring the registration fee of $210.00 per child to your pre-scheduled appointment with the site director. Payment must be received at the time of registration. A complete description of costs is available by clicking on the "2013-2014 Fees" file under the "Parent Forms and Information" section below.
If you need a computer to fill out our online registration, please ask the site director.

After the initial registration in October , registration is by appointment only


Program Summary
The Holiday/Snow Day program is licensed as a school-age child care program by the NC
Division of Child Development and offers supervised educational, recreational, and enrichment activities.
The program operates 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. for Watauga County Schools students in grades K-5 at Hardin
Park  elementary school on some holidays, teacher work days, or when schools are closed due to
inclement weather. 

Program Personnel and Management
The Hardin Park after school Site Director is in charge of daily operations on-site, including supervision of
staff, activity planning, ordering and organizing materials and supplies, and compliance with licensing
regulations and program polices. Most personnel are ASU students majoring in education or a related field. 
All personnel receive criminal background checks and each site has personnel trained in CPR and First Aid. 
Child/staff ratios are typically in the range of 11-18:1. Overall program management is provided by
Pam Shirley (264-7190).

Costs
Fees for each child are $21.00 per day. For complete costs see "2013-14 FEES" at the bottom of the page.  Since we must hire and pay staff based on expected attendance, fees are charged for each day a child is registered to attend, including absences. All children registered for the snow option must pay for all snow days that the program operates during the time they are registered whether the child attends or not. The days listed on the registration are the only optional days. There will be NO REFUNDS for optional days for which a child is registered AND/OR snow days that occur while a child is registered.

Subsidies are available to eligible parents through the Department of Social Services, Caldwell Community College (students only), and clients of WAMY Community Action. A Reduced Rate application is available for parents of students who receive a free or reduced price lunch and who are not eligible for assistance from DSS or other sources. The Reduced rate applications are also available below. The costs of two  snacks daily  and program supplies are included in the program fees (see complete Fee Scale at the bottom of the page). Each child must bring his/her own lunch.
 

Click on the files listed below for additional forms and information.

 
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Contacts
+ Andrea Ormsby, Site Director
+ Selena Hicks, Billing
Click on name to see details.

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