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Before- and After-School in Manor Park
On each school day, some 180 children join 'Before- and After-School in Manor Park', a licensed child care program, for socializing and games – and the benefits of a dedicated arts specialist. Growing each year under the leadership of the program Supervisors and Early Childhood Educators – this program shines! We pride ourselves on serving our families with flexible registration options, low fees, quality programming, and licensing compliance. The Manor Park Community Council (MPCC) offers this before- and after-school licensed child care program under contract to the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB).
'Before- and After-School in Manor Park’ serves children in JK through grade 6. Programming takes place in the Manor Park Public School. Before-school programming hours are 7:15-8:30am, after-school programming hours are 3:00-6:00pm, all on school days of the OCDSB calendar. Parents have the option of registering for mornings, afternoons – or both! Fees are prepaid to the MPCC on a monthly basis.
The Manor Park Community Council acknowledges the support of the City of Ottawa and Minister of Education for 'General Operating Funding' and 'Municipal Health and Safety Funding'.
Clubs and Art Classes
Did you know that Before- and After-School in Manor Park has specialized clubs, art classes run by a professional artist, and visits from the Ottawa Public Library?
The Good Food Box
The Magical World of Harry Potter, and
- Cooking Club
Artist, Lindsay Watson, guides the children in exploring different art mediums. Each group is given a one hour art instruction weekly.
We have teamed up with the Ottawa Public Library to offer the children puppet shows, storytelling, robotics and virtual reality experiences once monthly.
If you are interested in our program, please add your child's name to Ottawa's Child Care Registry and Waitlist (CCRAW) and select MANOR PARK BEFORE- AND AFTER-SCHOOL as your top priority. Need assistance? The HELP tab on the CCRAW site has contact information and a website guide for parents.
When a space becomes available, you will be contacted by the Manor Park Community Council (MPCC) and will be required to:
Print and complete the Registration Form
Contact us at email@example.com or at 613-741-4776 to arrange drop off of your completed registration package and payments.
A space is secured with a completed registration form, payment (Pre-Authorized Debit Agreement or post-dated cheques for the full balance of the academic year), and recipt of a confirmation email from MPCC staff.
Print and complete the Pre-Authorized Debit Agreement to have payments automatically withdrawn from your account on a monthly basis (recommended).
Post dated cheques are also accepted.
Does you child have an anaphylactic allergy or a medical condition?
If so, please print and complete the following forms:
Safe, easy, and reliable. Pre-Authorized Debits (PAD) are a payment alternative to post-dated cheques or cash. This option is available to any family with a bank account and email address.
Here is what you need to know:
Frequenty Asked Questions (FAQ)
Pre-Authorized Debits (PAD) Agreement form (to print, complete, and sign)
Sample Cancellation form
Understanding the numbers on the bottom of your cheque
Questions about PAD payments may be directed to us, or to your own bank.
'Before- and After-School in Manor Park' is licenced by the Ministry of Education. The program's Licensing Inspection Summary is posted outside the MPCC office. The Licensing Checklist and the Summary of Licensing Requirements and Recommendations are available for parents upon request.
The MPCC offers quality programming – that means fun – during PA Days!
We follow the PA Days identified in the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) calendar. Programming is operated by our licensed before- and after-school program and takes place in the Manor Park Public School. Families may select core day participation (8:30am-3:00pm) and / or extended hours (7:15-8:30am; 3:00-6:00pm).
Spaces are limited. JK to grade 6.
Note: parents of children not currently registered in 'Before- and After-School in Manor Park' must review the Parent Handbook.before attending and fill out a registration form.
Fee subsidies through the City of Ottawa may be available to qualifying families.
What you need to know about Child Care Fee Subsidy for Summer Care and how to maintain your subsidy for the following school year
Q: Is this a licensed child care program?
A: Yes! We are licensed under the 'Child Care and Early Years Act' by the Ministry of Education. The MPCC is a 3rd party provider to the Ottawa Carleton-District School Board. The MPCC is a not-for-profit organization serving the community for over 35 years.
Q: Does my child have to attend Manor Park Public School in order to register?
A: We accept children from a variety of schools to this community-based program. Please note that we follow the OCDSB calendar. Travel arrangements both to and from the program are the responsibility of the parents/guardians.
Q: What ages do you accept?
A: Before- and after-school programming is available for children in JK through grade 6.
Q: Must my child attend full-time?
A: Registration in before-school programming is restricted to full-time (5 mornings per week). However in the after-school portion, we have both full-time and part-time options (either 5 days per week, 3 days per week or 2 days per week) available! Parents must select their days of the week at time of registration.
Q: Do you offer fee subsidies?
A: Qualified families may receive fee subsidies for 'Before- and After-School in Manor Park' through the City of Ottawa's 'Child Care Registry and Waitlist'. Please note: you must select MANOR PARK BEFORE- AND AFTER-SCHOOL to apply for our program. Get more info here.
Q: Is there fee subsidized programming in the summer?
A: No. Sorry, but our licensed child care program for which there are fee subsidies operates only on school days from September to June.
Q: What about PA Days?
A: 'Before- and After-School in Manor Park' is offered only on school days according to the OCDSB calendar. However, parents are offered optional child care for non-school days at an additional cost.These optional days operate only when there is sufficient interest from our families. (Check out the fun at our PA Day programs!)
Q: How do I pay fees?
A: Automatic monthly bank withdrawals via Pre-Authorized Debits (PAD) are available as a safe, easy and reliable alternate payment option to post-dated cheques or cash. Information found here. Families selecting cheque payment, must provide post-dated cheques for the term of their registration before their registration is accepted.
Q: What should my child bring to the before- and after-school program?
A: Each child should bring a healthy snack - nut and peanut free, please! -- plus indoor shoes, weather appropriate clothing for playing outside, and smiles.
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