Surround Care Gardner/Brown has been activated.
Gardner/Brown Surround Care
We are proud to offer a Surround Care program open to Gardner/Brown Elementary school children enrolled in grades K-5, held at the Gardner School. Program hours are as follows: 7AM - 8:30AM and 3:30PM - 5:30PM.
*Brown school students will be bused to Brown school in AM at around 8:00AM and bused to Gardner in PM after dismissal. Please provide a snack and drink.
Parents can choose from three options:
Before school care, $8/day/child for morning only,
After school care, $8/day/child for afternoon only, or,Before and After school care, $15/day/child for both mornings and afternoons.
Tuition for this program must be paid monthly between the 15th and 30th of the month prior to service.
i.e. payment for Sept. is due by Aug. 15th with registration;
Oct. payment is due between Sept. 15th & 30th.
Make checks payable to: TOWN OF SWANSEA. Please utilize the payment schedule given to you. NO CASH please! Bills will not be sent. No more than (2) late payments will be allowed throughout the school year.
Surround Care will run the 180 days that school is open. It will NOT run during school vacations or holidays. There is NO morning Surround Care if there is a morning school delay. An automated call will be made if there is an early dismissal – Please call the school to let them know how your child will be getting home.
There are special half day Surround Care Programs during Parent/Teacher Conferences and Teacher Professional Development days. The half days require separate registration and payment. Forms will be sent home in time to register your child(ren) for those days.
In order to provide appropriate staff for the program, you must keep your child’s schedule relatively the same throughout the year and communicate your child’s schedule with the Program Coordinator as well as your child’s teacher.
Please note that children will only be released to their Parents/Guardians or anyone listed on the Emergency Contact form. You will be asked for a photo I.D.
To register your child, please fill out the attached Registration and Emergency form.
Please send them with a check for the first month’s service to:
Swansea Surround Care
c/o Gardner Elementary School
10 Church St.
Swansea, MA 02777
Surround Care Program Coordinator, Sheri Bacon
No child will be registered unless ALL ITEMS are received.
The closing date for registration is August 15th 2016.
Gardner/Brown Program Coordinator