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


Galaxy is now offering a NEW RATE!!

Now Offering: One Hour or Less for $5.00!!!

Galaxy Kids Program is now offering a one hour or less rate to our Galaxy Families! If you need care for one hour or less before school or after school, the rate will now be $5.00 per session! The new rate will take effect on November 1. Students must be dropped off and picked up within the specified time frame. If you would like to re-submit your November Calendar or if you have any questions, please contact Jessica.

Please note: If students are not dropped off or picked up in the specified time frame additional fees will be applied (The full cost of the session plus drop-in fees).
Now Enrolling for the 2016-17 School Year Program!
Now Enrolling for the 2016-17 School Year Program!
Galaxy Kids offers a care program located at Rockford Elementary Arts Magnet School for students ages 3 years old through 6th grade. The care program provides a variety of structured activities in a fun and safe learning environment. We encourage each child's creativity, teach cooperation and promote positive behavior, social skills, and friendships. Galaxy Kids is open from 6:00am-6:00pm, offering flexible care options for families.

Program Services and Highlights:
  • Before School Care (6:00am-8:05am)
  • Preschool Extended Care (8:05-2:55pm)
  • ​After School Care (2:55-6:00pm)
  • Care during non-school days, included REAMS Assessment Days.
  • Drop-in care options.
  • Enrichment programs, homework help, and curriculum support.
  • Transportation to any Community Education class or camp during Galaxy Kids Program time.
Fees and Deadlines:
  • August 1: Early Bird Registrations due. $35 per child/$65 max per family
  • August 15: All Registrations and Calendar Forms due. $40 per child/$75 max per family after August 1.
  • Registrations received after August 15 will be placed on a waiting list and contacted with a start date after the first week of the program.
  • Before School Care (6:00am-8:05am): $8.00
  • Preschool Extended Care (8:05-2:55pm): $15.00
  • ​After School Care (2:55-6:00pm): $12.00
  • Non-School Day Care (6:00am-6:00pm): $33.00
  • Drop-In Care: Additional $2.00 per session

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!
 Calendar Forms-School Year
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).
 16-17 Contract Change Form.pdf
Use this form to change your contract (Calendar Schedule, Drop-In, or Withdraw).
 2016-17 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.
 Parent Handbook 2016-17.pdf
Please read the Parent Handbook thoroughly before completing your online registration form.
+ Peters, Jessica
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