Enrollment

Bernie’s Place offers a comprehensive program which is designed to support and enhance the development of young children.  Our focus is on the whole child.  Major program goals that shape the schedule, environment and interpersonal relationships between staff and children are directed at meeting the physical, psychological, social, emotional, and cognitive needs of young children.

Enrollment Process
To complete the waiting list application, please visit http://occfr.wisc.edu/child_care.htm.
Please contact us to learn more about the enrollment process by calling (608) 263-1725 or emailing bernies_place@childcare.wisc.edu. We will be happy to answer questions or schedule a center tour.

Contract Options
•    Families may sign contracts for 9 or 12 months. One or two weeks of vacation credit are afforded to these contracts, respectively.
•    Three-month summer contracts are available contingent upon current enrollment and attendance. Summer only contracts do not quality for vacation credit.

Tuition Fees
As approved by the Board, the following are contract fees for July 1, 2017 -June 30, 2018:

Type of Fees Infants 2-year old Preschool
Enrollment Fee $75.00 $75.00 $75.00
Annual Registration Fee $50.00 $50.00 $50.00
Reservation Fee (all) One week tuition One week tuition One week tuition
Full Time (5 days) 12 Month $416.00 $330.00 $301.00
Full Time (5 days) 9 Month $422.00 $335.00 $306.00
1-4 days per week (daily rate) 12 months N/A $89.00 $81.00
1-4 days per week (daily rate) 9 months N/A $90.50 $83.00
5 Mornings 12 months $291.00 till 12:30 $231.00 till 1pm $211.00 till 1pm
5 Mornings 9 months $295.00 till 12:30 $235.00 till 1pm $214.00 till 1pm
5 Afternoons 12 months $291.00 till 5:30 NA NA
5 Afternoons 9 months $295.00 till 5:30 NA NA
1-4 mornings per week 12 months N/A $59.00 $54.00
1-4 mornings per week 9 months N/A $60.00 $55.00
Vacation Fee (12 months contracts only) 50% of normal fee