Daycare

State-of-the-art Facility

St. Stephen’s Child Care, Inc. is a state licensed child care facility that was built in the winter of 2009. Our facility provides a clean, inviting atmosphere for your child’s comfort. Secure indoor and outdoor spaces encourage development and growth.

Our Philosophy

St. Stephen’s Child Care, Inc. is committed to providing a Christ-centered program that each child is a unique gift from God. We seek to help foster each child’s spiritual, social, emotional, cognitive and physical growth. Your child will be provided with a caring, safe, Christian atmosphere in which he/she can thrive. With the Lord as our guide, we offer this program to be a blessing to families in our care.

Childcare Rates:

Please call for more information on our rates. We charge full day and half day rates but we do NOT charge for vacation days (with a week notice) or holidays. St. Stephen’s Child Care, Inc. is a state certified child care center. We do accept state assistance.

Hours of Operations and Childcare Closings:

Our operation hours are from 5:30 am until 5:30 pm.

Our childcare center is closed on the major calendar year Holidays:

New Year’s Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
July 4th
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Friday after Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
New Year’s Eve

Breakfast, Lunch and Snacks

We offer breakfast each morning from 6:30-7:15 am. We provide one morning snack and one afternoon snack daily along with water/juice/milk. Families are responsible to provide a healthy lunch or purchase a hot lunch during the school year.

Open Door Policy

Always know our door is open to our families at any time.

Curriculum:

From the age of two though school-age, we follow both the Wisconsin Early Learning Standards and also the Creative Curriculum. We provide a great learning and fun environment that includes art, large motor, small manipulative, math/science and much more. We plan age appropriate activities for all children and do our best to reach every level of learning.

We do go outside daily based on the weather from Infants – school age children. If we are not playing on our playground we could be out for a walk or playing at a local park. We feel it is very important for all children/teachers to get fresh air daily.

Qualified Teachers:

Our teachers are trained in first-aid, CPR and AED, SIDS and SBS. As well, our teachers have completed the necessary courses to be a teacher/assistant teacher that is stated in the state of Wisconsin Child Care Licensing Booklet or online.

Infant Care: Newborn – 1 Year

In our infant room there is a 1 to 4 staff to child ratio. Each infant will follow their own feeding and resting schedules with daily written reports.

One Year Old Room:

1 to 4 staff to child ratio. Children learn through play and hands on experience. We do incorporate learning time to introduce the basic colors, numbers, recognize names, shapes, etc. The children do lay down for an afternoon nap.

Two Year Old Room:

We provide an environment that it is appealing and easy for children to learn. We incorporate into our daily activities: counting, learning colors & shapes and much more. We do lay the children down for an afternoon nap.

Preschool Room: 3 years – 5 Years

Our curriculum is based on the Wisconsin Early Learning Standards and the Creative Curriculum. We provide an environment that it is appealing and easy for children to learn. Everyday is a new adventure for our children. We do lay the children down for an afternoon nap.

Before and after school care:

Upon arrival from school we offer a snack along with juice/milk. Children are allowed to have free play or the opportunity to work on homework. We do offer full day care on school out days and school breaks, including summer.

…each child is a unique gift from God.