big brothers big sisters child care

We believe every child should have the opportunity to reach his or her full potential, both as individuals and citizens – that by doing so, they will not only do well, they will also do good.

Offering child care programs for children and youth since 2010, we intend to serve families needing full time, part time or occasional after school child care for their school aged children. Transportation is provided.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern BC Child Care Programs are fee for service options operated by and in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern BC. Any revenue generated by these programs are invested back into the agency’s core programming to ensure sustainability and create the possibility for growth.

Schools Serviced

Blackburn Elementary, Ecolé Lac Des Bois, Edgewood Elementary, Foothills Elementary, Harwin Elementary, Heritage Elementary, Quinson Elementary, Spruceland Traditional, St. Mary’s School, Pinewood Elementary, or Ron Brent Elementary. 

If your child attends a difference school please call our office to see if we are able to provide service to your child’s school. 

Child Care Program Locations

Kindergarden - Grade 1: BBBSPG Clubhouse | Grades 2-7: Girl Guide Hall | Kindergarden - Grade 7: RJ Heritage House

how to register

To register your child, either fill out the Inquiry Form at the bottom of this page or call our office at 250-563-7410.

 Schedule

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BEFORE SCHOOL CARE

Monday – Friday | 7:00am – 8:30am (approximately)

Not offered September 3rd, 2019

Children must be on site by 8:05am to ensure all transportation to all schools can be completed without late arrivals.

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After School Care

Monday – Friday | 2:00pm – 6:00pm

7:00am – 6:00pm on Non-Instructional Days

Early Dismissal Days: pick up will be at dismissal time

Daily snacks provided and weekly field trips for skills development.

program closures

Monday Sept 2nd, 2019
Wednesday Sept 4th, 2019 (Before School Care ONLY)
Monday Oct 14th, 2019
Monday Nov 11th, 2019
Monday Dec 23rd, 2019 - Friday Jan 3rd, 2020

Friday Feb 17th, 2020
Monday Mar 16th, 2020 - Mar 27th, 2020
Friday Apr 10th, 2020
Monday Apr 13th, 2020
Monday May 18th, 2020
Friday June 26th, 2020

Invoices will be issued to parent/guardian a minimum of 3 days before the 1st of the month. Failure to make payment may result in suspension or termination of care. If you encounter any difficulty with payment of fees, please speak with the Administrative Coordinator.

Charges for full day care will be billed following that day. You will only be charged for full day care if your child attended the program that day.

The program does not have free vacation / illness time. If your child is enrolled in the program, monthly fees must be paid in full.

Refunds will not be given if a child is sent home for misconduct.

The Board of Directors reserves the right to change these fees at any time and provide one month written notice. Fees for Spring Break and Summer will be made available at the time registration for those programs open.


Funding & Subsidies

Funding is available through the BC Government Subsidy and Canadian Tire Jumpstart to help offset some of the cost. Click the buttons below for more info.

policies

Click the button to download our full Parent Handbook, including all policies and registration forms.


 Responsibility

All of our programs are licensed and run by caring and qualified staff.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Prince George and the child care programs are governed by a volunteer Board of Directors made up of community leaders. The Board of Directors and staff of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Prince George have assumed the moral and legal responsibility for the safety of the children in our care.


Goals and Objectives

  1. Provide a setting in which a child may make friends and be challenged through new experiences.

  2. Develop the child’s respect for self and others.

  3. Develop the social, cognitive, creative and physical skills and abilities of a child.

  4. Develop the child’s sense of well-being.

  5. Provide positive role-models and form a quality mentoring relationship with the child.

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 Child Care Sponsors