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LinksQ: Who is allowed to attend the Children’s Center?

A: The children of any WWCC student (full-time, part-time, ESL, GED, and community education courses), faculty and staff of the College as well as students of Weber, Regis and UW.

Q: I want to finish my GED or take ESL classes can my child come to the Children’s Center?

A: Yes! GED, ESL and non-credit (community education courses) students are charged a $30.00 per semester supply fee are billed monthly at a rate of $0.80per hour.

Q: What ages do you accept at the Children’s Center?

A: We accept children ages 2-5 daily and up to 5th grade in the summer. We have a class for K-5th graders on the days Sweetwater School District #1 is closed.

Q: Do children have to be potty trained?

A: Children do not have to be potty-trained in the 2 year old class. If your child is not potty-trained we ask that you provide pull-ups while we work with your child on potty-training. Children must be potty-trained to attend the 3 year old class.

Q: What do I have to bring with my child?

A: A small towel-sized blanket to leave in the classroom. These are washed with bleach weekly, A seasonally-appropriate change of clothes.  (Shirt, pants, underpants, socks), A lunch if they are here between 12 noon and 12:30pm, due to staffing constraints we are not able to heat lunches.

Q: What do the kids do all day?

A: The Children’s Center uses the Creative Curriculum, a nationally recognized, developmentally appropriate curriculum for children. Our day consists of literacy, mathematics, science, art, music, computer and gross motor activities. In addition to the daily activities listed above, the Children’s Center also has a variety of visitors, field trips and special events to enrich your child’s learning.

Q: How much does it cost?

A: Students are charged a per-credit hour fee and a supply fee each semester. Students are billed upon enrollment. Faculty-staff are charged an hourly or daily rate and billed monthly. For a price chart click here

Q: How many hours can my child stay in the Center?

A: The hours a child can remain in the Center depends on the whether the parent is a student or faculty-staff and how many credits the student is taking. For more information contact the Center.

Q: Does my child have to take a nap?

A: We do have rest time every day where the lights are off and peaceful music is playing.  If after 30 minutes, the children are not sleeping they may get up and participate in quiet activities.

Q: Do the kids get snacks?

A: Yes, the Center provides both morning and an afternoon snacks.

Q: What are your hours?

A: The Children’s Center is open Monday through Friday 7:45-5:15 following the academic calendar.

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For more information contact: Amber Hamblin, Director 307-382-1669

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