Care Options Available over Winter Break!
Looking for engaging, quality care options over Winter Break? Rockford Community Education will be open on Monday, December 28th, Tuesday, December 29th and Wednesday, December 30th, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at the Rockford Community Center to meet your care needs. A variety of engaging activities are planned for youth in preschool through fifth grade. Children will be supervised by the School-Age Child Care Coordinator, along with Community Education staff who will follow ratio and care guidelines for school-age care programs. Please bring a cold lunch with a drink, tennis shoes for active play and weather-appropriate outside clothes. An afternoon snack and drink will be provided. Cost: Option 1 - Full Day of Care $25.00; Option 2 - Half Day of Care (5 hours or less) $15.00. To register, please CLICK HERE.
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.
2015-2016 School Year Program
Galaxy Kids 2015-16 School Year Program InformationNEW! 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 NEW 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
Please use these forms if you need less than 8 days of care per month but know your care needs in advance. You can add to your calendar as needed by contacting Galaxy staff.
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).
Please read the Parent Handbook thoroughly before completing your online registration form.
Use this form to change your contract (Calendar Schedule, Drop-In, or Withdraw).
Due by 11/12/15.
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.