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2021-2022 School Year Childcare

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 City of Augusta Childcare is a State Licensed & Nationally Accredited program for school aged children grades Kindergarten through 6th grade during the 2021-2022 academic year.


- The Before Care program operates daily 6:30am - 8:00am M-F at Buker Community Center. Children will need to be here NO later than 7:40a.m. -$35/wk per child

  • Families who are enrolled in ONLY before care are responsible to pay for the slot of care for the  39 weeks of the school year regardless of absence. *Before Care only includes additional delayed starts due to weather, NO other extended care options are included*

- The After Care program operates daily 2:30pm - 5:30pm Mon,Tue,Thurs,Fri and 12:00p-5:30p on Wed at Buker Community Center.-$70/wk per child

  • After Care slots include the following extended care options for our families: Early Release Days and snow days. Families who are enrolled in After Care are responsible to pay the same weekly fee the 39 school weeks of the school year, regardless of absence. Families who need childcare on vacation weeks (Christmas, February Vacation and April Vacation) need to sign up for vacation care as well!

  • Children will be bussed from each elementary school over to Buker between 2:45pm-3:00pm M,T,Th,F and W 12:00-12:30. 

Before Care & After Care, a weekly $5 discount will be applied to the 39 weeks of the school year. This package will be $100.00 a week per child. Please read the above descriptions for times. Families who need childcare on vacation weeks (Christmas, February Vacation and April Vacation) need to sign up for vacation care as well! -$100/wk per child

- The Vacation Care option is available for families who require care for vacation weeks. All Vacation Care is offered at the Buker Center 6:30am - 5:30pm. Vacation Care does not include drop-in Snow Day Care. FIRST WEEK OF CHILDCARE (Week of August 30th) WILL BE A VACATION WEEK!! -$130/wk per child

City of Augusta Childcare will do their best to adapt to changes that may happen in the Augusta School Department during the school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This may affect hours and pricing. Program is subject to change without notice, however we will give as much notice as we possibly can. Childcare will follow all recommendations regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic from the CDC and State of Maine.

* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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