School-Age Child Care (K-5)
Monday – Friday (6:30 am – 6 pm)
The Orono Kare for Kids (OK Kids) program is offered by the the Community Education department of Orono Schools to meet the unique learning and care needs of school-age children. Before and/or after school child care is available during the school year. Full-day child care is offered on most non-school days for currently contracted families only. Our teaching staff works to meet the social needs of each child and support his/her success in school.
Katie Gram, Site Coordinator
www.oronocommunityed.com → “Explore All Programs” → “OK Kids” → “Registration”
OK Kids is FULL for School Year 2019-20!
School Year Pricing (per day)
Pricing begins September 1, 2019
Before or After School, $18
Before and After School, $26
Non-School Day (separate registration), $40
Prekindergarten Academy Part-Time, 9 am – 3 pm, $40
Prekindergarten Academy Full-Time, $50
Schedule Change, $10
Finder’s Fee (staff having to look for your child after school if you do not call/email), $5
Late Non-School Day Registration, $5
Late Pickup (1 – 9 minutes), $10
Late Pickup (10 – 15 minutes), $15
Late Pickup (16 – 30 minutes), $20
Late Pickup (31 – 45 minutes), $35
1:15 Grades 1 – 5
Beginning in the fall of 2020, OK Kids will no longer be offering the PreKindergarten Academy option within the School Age Child Care program. We are referring families that are seeking preschool-age options to the Discovery Center in Maple Plain, which houses the Orono Schools’ Early Learning programs.
Orono Early Learning programs include:
OK Kids offers 10 weeks of summer fun. There are Friday field trips, many great activities including swimming and weekly in-house field trips. Students enrolled in the summer take part in the Community Education Enrichment Program.
Program includes nutritious snacks and a light breakfast. Inclusive accommodations for children with special needs.
OK Kids is a quality, extended-day child care program located at the Orono Student Center within the Orono School District.
OK Kids is committed to an ongoing program of professional development for each staff member. We promote respect and understanding for individual differences by maintaining a caring and challenging environment that allows freedom of choice, exposure to new experiences and resource people.