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2012 - 2013 Village Playgarden Schedule, Tuition, and Fees
Visits may be arranged Thursdays at 4:30 pm. Please call to schedule. We are willing to arrange an alternate time for visiting if this set schedule is impossible.
Village Playgarden offers:
Mornings (8:30-12:30)orExtended day (8:30-3:30)
5-day, 3-day, and 2 day options:
5-days, M-F 3-days M, Tu, W or W, Th, F 2 days, M,Tu or Th, F
2013 Summer in the Garden Program: June 17 - August 9, 2013 (see fees below)
School Calendar: We follow a modified traditional school calendar (see below).
2012 - 2013 Tuition and Fees
Application/Interview fee for the school year program: $50
Monthly Tuition: (Tuition fees include mostly organic, freshly made snack and lunch--2 snacks for extended day)
(For new students this fee is due upon acceptance as a deposit, to hold your child's place. Becomes materials/equipment fee. For returning students this fee is due annually from the date of enrollment):
2-Day: $300 3-Day: $450 5-day: $750
Summer In the Garden Program Fees: (all meals included; morning snack, lunch, afternoon snack)
Invoices may be arranged for weekly or monthly payment,
Full-Day Program (8:30-3:30) 2-Day: $145/week 3-Day: $210/week 5-day: $310/week
Deposit/Materials and Equipment Fee (multiply weekly fee below by the number of weeks you wish your child to attend. Your space is guaranteed when we have received your deposit)
2-Day: $15/week 3-Day: $20/week 5-day: $30/week
Tuition is due on the 15th of the preceding month or the Friday of the preceding week for the summer program.
CCIS accepted and recipients are strongly encouraged to apply. Please call to discuss arrangements.
Village Playgarden intends to be an accessible program. As such, a limited number of scholarships are available. Please call to discuss.
There is a 10% sibling discount for the first sibling, and a 15% sibling discount for every sibling thereafter.
Village Playgarden will be closed on the following dates for the 2012 - 2013 school year:
We observe all federal holidays
We schedule four all community work days a year; one in each season. You will be notified in advance of the dates as they are scheduled.
Parents are encouraged to attend community meetings and festivals.
September 4- 6 (Tuesday-Thursday) Open Play days/community work days. 9am-11 am. Any and all are welcomed to come and play in the Village Playgarden yard. This is a good opportunity to refamiliarize yourself and your child with Village Playgarden. Please bring a snack for your child. No need to schedule, just drop in on any or all of these days. Please plan to have one parent stay.
September 5 (Wednesday) All community meeting. 7-9 pm. welcome and welcome back. This meeting is for adults only and Village Playgarden will not be providing childcare.
September 10(Monday) Garden Gates are open.First Day of Community. The gates are opened at 8:00 and you are welcomed to come on into the yard and play with your child. Teachers will be available to receive your child at 8:30.
September 28 (Friday) Fall equinox harvest feast/Michaelmas puppet show (in school lunch)
October 8 (Monday) Community closed Indigenous People's day ("columbus day")
October 31 (Wednesday) Halloween/Samahain/Dia de los Muertos (in school lunch)
November 9 (Friday) Martimas Lantern walk 6-8 pm, all are welcomed
November 12 (Monday) Community closed Veterans Day
November 21 (Wednesday) 12:30 dismissal for all , Thanksgiving
November 22& 23 (Thursday & Friday) Community closed for Thanksgiving
December 1 (Saturday) Winter Market
December 21 (Friday) 6-8 pm Celebration of Light Advent spiral, all are welcomed (12:30 dismissal for all)
December 24-January 4Winter Break; community closed until Monday January 7
January 21 (Monday) Community closed observing Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 14 (Thursday) Valentine's Day sharing for all
February 18 (Monday) Community closed observing President's Day
April 1-5 (Monday-Friday) Community closed Spring Break
April 12 (Friday) Forest Kindergarten treks begin until Friday May 31
May 27 (Monday)Community closed observing Memorial Day
May 3 (Friday) May Day/Cinco de Mayo/Children's Day all community festival
June 12 (Wednesday)Rainbow Bridge ceremony, last day of community potluck. Garden Gates close at 12:30
June 17 (Monday) Summer in the Garden begins
August 23 (Friday) Last Day of Summer in the Garden
Village Playgarden ♦ (626) 296-6901 ♦ Kikanza@villageplaygarden.org