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Galaxy Kids - School Age Care

CLICK HERE to register for 2016-17 School Year Program!

CLICK HEREáto register for the 2016 Summer Program!á

Now Enrolling for the 2016 Summer Program!
Now Enrolling for the 2016 Summer Program!
Galaxy Kids offers a summer care program for students ages 3 years old through 6th grade. The summer care program provides a variety of structured activities in a fun and safe learning environment. Children have the opportunity to develop friendships, discover new interests, and have fun all summer long!

Program Highlights:
  • Weekly walks to the Rockford Public Library (Grades 1-6)
  • Field Trips
  • Yard and Field Games
  • Enrichment Programs
  • Interest Groups
  • Community Service
  • Water Day
  • Bike Day
  • Toy Day

Program Services:
  • Choose-Your-Own monthly schedules
  • Full or half day options
  • Drop-in care options
  • Transportation to any Community Education class or camp during Galaxy Kids Program time.

Fees and Deadlines:
  • May 1: Early Bird Registrations due. $35 per child/$65 max per family
  • May 15: All Registrations due. $40 per child/$75 max per family after May 1.
  • Registrations received after May 15 will be placed on a waiting list and contacted with a start date after the first week of the program.
  • Full Day (6:00am-6:00pm) $33.00 per day
  • Partial Day (5.5 hours or less, not available on field trip days) $23.00 per day
  • Weekly Rate (Monday-Friday full days) $150.00 per week
  • Activity Fee for field trip or on-site presenter: Cost of Activity

Welcome To Galaxy Kids Program
Galaxy Kids Program, located in the Rockford Elementary Arts Magnet School, works with Rockford teaching staff to offer programs that both enhance and reinforce your child's educational experience.

Galaxy Kids is a school-age care program, offered through Rockford Community Education, for preschool through sixth grade children. With hours of 6:00am to 6:00pm, Galaxy Kids is sure to fit into your work schedule.

Galaxy Kids staff uses School Age Care guidelines for student to adult ratio, has many years of experience working with young children and are dedicated to providing the best possible care for your child day after day.
2016 Summer Program
CLICK HERE to register for the 2016 Summer Program!
2015-2016 School Year Program
Galaxy Kids 2015-16 School Year Program Information
NEW! Online Registration! We are excited to introduce our new simplified registration process! Simply read the 2015-16 Parent Handbook, click on the link below and complete the online form. Once you have submitted your form, you will receive a message in your Infinite Campus Parent Portal within 5 business days with instructions on how to pay your registration fee. CLICK HERE to use the online form to register.

NEW! Flexible Monthly Schedules! Flexible monthly schedules now offered at Galaxy Kids! Fill out your calendar indicating when you need care each month and submit the form to Galaxy! No additional forms and no hassle! Calendar Forms will be submitted each month so you are only charged for the days you indicate on your calendar. Families are no longer required to contract for certain days of the week. Flexible schedules are welcome! Calendars are due on the first of each month, one month in advance (example: Calendar Forms for September are due August 1st). You are responsible to pay for each care session you circle on the Calendar Form. Additional care can be provided using the Drop-In option. You will receive your invoice for care through your Infinite Campus Parent Portal.

NEW! Monthly Invoices and Payments in Infinite Campus! Invoices will now be completed monthly! You will receive an invoice for care on the 15th of the month prior to care being provided (example: Invoices for September will be available August 15th). You will receive your invoice and make payments through your Parent Portal. Payments are due on the 25th of each month for the following months care (example: Payments for September are due by August 25th). You can pay for your invoice, view statements, and see your payments appear instantly!

Click here for the 2015-16 Parent Handbook
 Calendar Forms-Summer
Please submit your completed Calendar Form to Galaxy Kids Program by the 1st of the month prior to care (example: October calendars due September 1st).
 Summer Activity Schedules
Schedules of daily activities and weekly themes.
 1 2015-16 Parent Handbook.pdf
Please read the Parent Handbook thoroughly before completing your online registration form.
 3 2015-16 Activity Form.pdf
Please fill out this form if your child has an Activity during Galaxy Kids hours. We will bring your child to their activity and pick them up when they are done.
 Summer Activity Form 16.pdf
Please fill out this form if your child has an Activity during Galaxy Kids hours. We will bring your child to their activity and pick them up when they are done.
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