Early Care and Friends Club - The Children's House

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Early Care and Friends Club

childcare.jpgThe Children's House offers Early Care (7:30 to 8:30 a.m.) and Friends Club (3:30 - 5:30 p.m.) daily for enrolled students. To ensure space for your child on a regular schedule throughout the school-year, please include childcare time in your tuition agreement. To add childcare to your tuition agreement, please contact Renee Hintz: (231) 929-9325 or renee@traversechildrenshouse.org

Adding Childcare Not Included On Tuition Agreements: Primary and Elementary only

Friends Club begins when carline starts at 3:20 p.m. and ends promptly at 5:30 p.m.  To pick your child up from Friends Club, please enter through the main lobby and proceed to either the Elementary or Primary wing.  Friends Club staff must make contact with anyone picking up children, even in Elementary.  Please bring a photo ID during pick-up as our staff becomes familiar with new faces.  If a person other than a legal guardian is picking up your child, they must be listed on the child’s emergency white card and a photo ID will be requested.  

You may add your child to Friends Club (after-school care) through the following channels:

  1.  Your Boonli account found on the Children’s House website (traversechildrenshouse.org)
  2.  By emailing the front desk (learn@traversechildrenshouse.org)
  3.  By calling the front desk (231) 929-9325. 

To ensure we have proper staffing for the number of children in our care the deadline for daily Friends Club add-ons is 12:00 p.m.  Add-ons after this time will only be accepted in the case of an unexpected event or emergency.  To avoid confusion, please do not send requests or cancellations through the classroom guides or staff.  Inform the Front Desk anytime you will be altering your regular Friends Club schedule.  The Friends Club coordinator, Norie Warnke, is available for questions or emergency contact through email (norie@traversechildrenshouse.org) or  call (231) 838-2761. 

For students in the Nido or YCC program, please contact the Front Desk for availability if drop-in time is needed: (231) 929-9325 or learn@traversechildrenshouse.org