School Aged Child Care: Goals / Objectives

  1. To assure parents/guardians that their children will be in a safe, healthy environment where staff will strive to meet emotional, social, and physical needs.
  2. To create a happy, warm and exciting environment that is inviting, comfortable, flexible, and manageable for the children.
  3. To promote respect for self and others, while responsibilities and social skills are both enhanced and encouraged.
  4. To provide a variety of developmentally appropriate activities that includes, but is not limited to, arts and crafts, self-directed play, field trips, dramatic play, physical activities (indoor and outdoor), community service, reading, quiet time, or offer an environment where homework is encouraged.  The library, computer lab, and cooking opportunities will be provided as resources.
  5. To support a caring staff who show genuine respect for the children, have confidence in each child’s potential, and seek to promote the self-esteem of each child.
  6. To offer individual guidance to children based upon careful observation of each child’s needs and in keeping with parent/guardian direction.
  7. To support and work with the children’s teachers in building a stable and consistent team to promote an environment where children may learn and grow.
  8. To accept enrollment to meet the needs of a community, while ensuring the safety and welfare of all children.
  9. To provide quality services to parents/guardians during program hours.