WELCOME TO THE
OLD BRIDGE TOWNSHIP BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
THERE WILL BE NO AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM ON JANUARY 21ST BECAUSE OF THE INCLEMENT WEATHER. AN ALERT WENT OUT TO ALL PARENTS LAST NIGHT INFORMING PARENTS THERE WOULD BE NO AFTER SCHOOL FOR TODAY.
The Before/After School program is a non-profit program sponsored by Old Bridge Township that has been providing affordable childcare for over 20 years to township residents. Please read over the entire web page. There are also links at the bottom of the page that contain more information such as cost, hours of operation and our policies. Please do not contact the Board of Education if you have questions since they are not responsible for our program.
Our program is supported by parent tuition fees only. The parent/guardian/custodian will be responsible for payment of any fees from enrollment until withdrawal from the program. All tuition fees must be kept current in order for child care services to be provided. Activities will include homework time (45 minutes to do homework in a quiet environment), organized games, special arts & crafts projects, and movies.
Breakfast will not be served in the Before School Program. However, you may send your child with a nutritious snack/meal. We don’t provide utensils, microwave to heat up food, or refrigeration. The After School Program does provide a daily snack and drink for your child.
Delayed Opening & Early Closing Policy Because of Inclement/Severe Weather
In case of a delayed school opening, Before School child care will be cancelled, but After School care is held as usual until 6:00 pm. Our program does not operate when schools have an emergency closing in the event of snow, extreme heat or other severe weather.
Our parents will receive an alert from the Old Bridge Township School District Parent Portal Alert System if our program is closing early because of an emergency. Please make sure you have signed up with the school distrcits alert system. It is up to the parents/guardians to make alternative arrangements in advance of snow, heat or severe weather related early closings. You must contact the school's main office if your child attends the After School program and will be going home on the bus, as a walker, or somebody will be picking them up at the school on days our program is closed because of inclement/severe weather.
If you havent signed up for the alert system yet, please do so by clicking on the link below:
Old Bridge Township Parent Portal Alert System
Before & After School Tuition Prices 2013/2014
Please click HERE for a list of our tuition prices. Our tution prices are based on the 180 days of school. We don't give refunds or credits for when your child is sick or for when our program closes early because of inclement weather(snow, ice, excessive heat, or any other emergencies).
Our program doesn't charge any additional fees for the 15 extra half days during the school year if you are enrolled in the After School program or the Before & After School Combination. If your child is enrolled only in the Before School program there is an additional $16 fee per half day you enroll your child in during the school year.
Monthly Registration Dates
Please click HERE to view the registration periods for each month.
November & Spring Break Kids Camp Prices:
The November and Spring Break Camp is a separate program fee. Please see below for the information on each camp.
Registration for the camp begins on Aug. 12th and will end on October 30th. Camp is limited to 100 children. The November camp will be held at McDivitt Elementary School. The camp dates are 11/5, 11/7 & 11/8. The camp hours are from 7:30 a.m. and goes until 6:00 p.m. Parents must drop off an pick up at the school. Parents must also pack a lunch for the day. Snacks and juice will be provided by our program 2x a day. The fee for the camp is $80.00 per child. That breaks down to $2.54 cents an hour for the 3 days!! Camp includes a DJ dance party on Friday and the Eyes Wild Taveling Zoo, plus arts and crafts projects and game play.
April Spring Break Camp
Registration for the camp begins on January. 6th and will end on March 30th. Camp is limited to 100 children. The April Spring Break camp will be held at McDivitt Elementary School. The camp dates are 4/14/14 - 4/18/14 The camp hours are from 7:30 a.m. and goes until 6:00 p.m. Parents must drop off an pick up at the school. Parents must also pack a lunch for the day. Snacks and juice will be provided by our program 2x a day. The fee for the camp is $125.00 per child. That breaks down to $2.38 cents an hour for the 5 days!! Camp includes a DJ dance party on Friday, Mad Science Program, Eyes Wild Taveling Zoo, plus arts and crafts projects and game play.
How to get registered?
- Step #1: If you have never been part of any of our program please go to www.oldbridge.com and create and online Recreation Account by clicking on the Recreation Registration link on the left hand side.
- Step #2: Once you read over ALL of the directions for NEW CUSTOMERS create your account.
- Step #3: Once complete, you will need to send proof of residency and birth cetificate for each participant to our office. Documentation can be faxed to 732-607-4813 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Step #4: Once you have received a Recreation Login ID from our office you should follow the step by step instructions to get registered. Click HERE for instructions.
Scheduled Half Days
The After School program is available on all scheduled half days at NO extra cost to students enrolled in the After School Program. This doesn't include early dismissal for snow or extreme heat. Our program is CLOSED on early dimissal days for snow or extreme heat. If your child is in the Before School program you may pay for the Drop in Program if you need your child to stay on the scheduled half days.
If you need Before and After School but only need Before for 3 days and After for 5 days, you must choose the Before and After Combination for 5 days. If you need Before for 5 days and After for 3 days, you still must also enroll in the Before/After combination for 5 days.
INFORMATION FOR KINDERGARTEN PARENTS
Click HERE for information if your child will be going into Kindergarten and need to enroll in our program.
Half Day Drop In Program
Click HERE for information on our Half Day Drop in Program if you are not enrolled in the Before & After School monthly program.
Late Registration Form
If you need the late registration form please click HERE.
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