Director: Julie Cottorone
Asst. Director: Andrea Walker
The Dolphin Club is our before and after
school child care program. The Dolphin Club also operates during breaks
and additional days when there is no school for students. The program
offers homework club, technology, sports activities; crochet, swimming,
field trips and a whole lot more! This is a fee-based program.
Before care: 6:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
After care: 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Full days: 6:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Main Phone: 720-554-3358
Cell Phone: 303-524-2575
Fax Number: 720-554-3388
To start the registration process please fill out a registration card which can be accessed by clicking on this link or picked up at the Before and After Care program at Dry Creek. All registration must be done online using our SchoolCareWorks system. We cannot
offer care to students who arrive but have not been registered prior to the
day. If you need care on an
emergency drop-in basis, you must speak with the director to ensure that
there is space available for your child(ren) prior to the session you
Please click here to access the SchoolCareWorks site and see your account, pay your balance, and register for care in the Before & After School Program.
Late Fees: If
your registration is received after that date, there will a late fee of .50
per session for the first child and .45 for each additional sibling in
addition to the regular fees.
In order to be enrolled in the Before & After School Program, a
one-time registration fee of $10 (one child) or $15 (family w/ siblings)
is required. You may pay this fee with a separate check or include it
your first payment.
After School 6:00
After School 4:30 Discount
1st Child Rate - $29.00 ($30.00 starting 6/5/13)
Sibling Rate - $26.00 ($27.00 starting 6/5/13)
Field Trip Fee - $12 in addition to the full day rate
Late Pick-up Fee
Dry Creek's Before & After School program is a well-planned and
well-staffed program that provides an environment where children can
learn, take part in supervised recreation, and build strong, positive
relationships with responsible, caring adults and with their peers. Our
program gives parents and guardians the peace of mind and security of
knowing that their children are engaged in safe, enrichment and
constructive activities. Our program strives to provide school age
children with a safe and nurturing environment while promoting physical,
emotional and intellectual development.
Dolphin Club is fee-based and
self-supporting. We are governed and regulated by the Cherry Creek
School District and by the Colorado Department of Human Services,
Division of Child Care. These programs are subject to all applicable
Federal and State laws and regulations, as well as all applicable Board
of Education policies.
Please read this handbook and keep it for reference. If you have any questions, please contact the ECS program director.
- To provide quality child care and enrichment programs that are safe, affordable, and convenient
- To assist children in their physical, intellectual, social, emotional, and creative growth
- To provide children with positive interaction and opportunities to establish relationships with peers and adults
- To involve children and parents in continuous program development and improvement
- To provide qualified, caring staff members who participate in regular training and education
Dry Creek’s ECS Programs are open to
students in grades K - 5, or ages 5 - 12 years. Children may not attend
before they are enrolled in CCSD kindergarten. All participants must be
age 5 by October 1 of the current school year. ECS programs do not
accept early entrance kindergarteners or children once they have started
- Before School Program: 6:30 am – 9:00 am, Monday-Friday on regular school days.
The before school
program provides child care before school. Students participate in
quality activities such as arts and crafts,
recreation games, reading, math activities, technology and free
choice activities. At 8:25 am, program children may utilize the
school’s breakfast program at the regular school fee.
- After School Program: 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm, Monday-Friday on regular school days.
The after school
program provides child care after school. Students participate in
quality activities such as homework assistance, reading,
math games, dance, outdoor play, gym games, technology and free choice.
- Full Day Program: 6:30 am – 6:00 pm, when regular school is not in session.
Full day program provides care on school holidays, non-contact days, and breaks when enrollment is sufficient. Students
participate in enriching activities, guest speakers and field trips.
Students have the opportunity to explore science, music, outdoor
play, technology, math, reading and free choice activities.
ADMISSION AND ENROLLMENT
All children must be fully enrolled before attending any ECS
program. To enroll, parents or guardians must complete and sign the ECS
Enrollment Form, which is available in the program office. A new ECS Enrollment Form must be completed before each new
school year. Parents should also update the ECS Enrollment Form if any
New ECS Enrollment Forms will not be accepted unless the
account balance is $0. If transferring to another Cherry Creek School
District ECS program, account must be paid in full at the previous
school before enrolling with the new ECS program.
REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT
All children must be registered and fees paid before they attend.