REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.
THE ARK IS NOW FULL FOR THE 2017/2018 SCHOOL YEAR.
HOWEVER, YOU ARE WELCOME TO PUT YOUR NAME IN FOR THE WAITING LIST IN CASE A SPOT BECOMES AVAILABLE. WE ARE SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.
FEES: Registration: $50 (non-refundable)
Morning and Afternoon: $65 per week;
Mornings only: $30 per week;
Afternoons only: $50 per week
Other Forms Needed - (1) a more detailed application form including immunization records, (2) medical release and emergency contacts, and (3) a parental agreement with our facility. Come by the church to pick up registration forms or request for them to be mailed to you at the bottom of the pre-registration form.
ABOUT - We provide before & after school care for children attending Hesse Elementary School, which is in walking distance of our church. The Ark is open Monday - Friday from 6:30 am to 8:30 am and 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Our activities include homework assistance, games, group activities, physical exercise and nutritional snacks. Children are walked to and from Hesse Elementary School by our trained program staff.
SCHEDULES - We offer various schedules, including before school only, after school only, and both. We also understand that you may not need this service every day.
The Ark is closed whenever public schools are closed.
**Online form does not guarantee entree
Director of the Ark
Fran Robertson has been with us for seventeen years. Before coming to Higher Ground, Fran worked for 8 years as director of a childcare learning center. She has taken university courses in early childhood education, Director Training in childcare from the GA Dept. of Childhood Education, and related coursework from Savannah Tech and Savannah State University. Fran continues her childcare training on an ongoing basis. She is CPR and First Aid certified, has a CPA equivalent, and is trained in fire safety.