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Our Programs

BVO Winter Fun Daycamp

Winter Camp will run March 16-20, 2020, please sign up on-line. This is a pre -paid  program. For more information, contact Sherrie at 519-599-2190 or daycamp@bvo.ca .

Cost 32.00 day

Location Beaver Valley Community Centre 

7:30 am to 5:30 pm

Dates:please call for details
Location:Beaver Valley Community Centre
Contact:Sherrie Lee
Phone:519-599-2190
Email:daycamp@bvo.ca

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OEYC/Baby Group

 

 

 

http://www.grey.ca/health-social-services/social-services/children-services/ontario-early-years-centre/ontario-early-years-calendars/

OEYC Thornbury Google Calendar - Please check for updates to our calendar

https://www.grey.ca/childrens-services/early-on/

https://www.facebook.com/EarlyOnThornbury/

 

 

 

 

Parents/caregivers and their children participate in lots of fun open ended activities like  crafts, Sensory play activities, play dough, sand and water play, painting, Messy Play, active play, Let's Get Moving, puzzles, toys and games, and outdoor play. A closing circle with stories, memory/matching game, songs and Let's Get Moving fun. 

An Early Years Professional is on site to provide support, links, and resources at this important time of your lives. OEYC is a great place to spend quality time with your kids and other parents/caregivers.
BVCS is a nut free and latex free zone
A healthy snack is provided between 10 and 10:15 am - Choices following Canada's Food Guide may include -
hard cheese portions, whole grain crackers or whole grain cereal, nut free trail mix, fruit/veggies, seasonal fruit, yogurt, raisins and refreshing water. 
 
 
Ages

Baby Group: September change of day and hours of delivery Tuesdays 9:30 - 11:30 am

  Early Learning Playgroup up to 6 years. Mon. & Wed. 9:30 – 11:30 am
Fees Free
Registration

Please and register (once per calendar year) in the OEYC room. (Not in the school office)

There is playground equipment located at BVCS but we ask that parents sign out of OEYC programs before playing with the playground equipment.

Calendar

   Online Google Calendar (Check for Updates on Programs and Dates)

    https://www.grey.ca/childrens-services/early-on/

     

     

You can help!

  • Parents/caregivers can help enrich our program by sharing their interests and talents in art, music and song.
  • We also encourage parents/caregivers to suggest activities their children would like.
  • Please like us on Facebook      https://www.facebook.com/EarlyOnThornbury/

Dates:please call for details
Location:Beaver Valley Community Centre, 58 Alfred Street West, Thornbury, Ontario
Contact:Julie Traversa
Phone:519-599-2577 X125
Email:oeyc@bvo.ca

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BVO Preschool

BVO Preschool in Thornbury is a non-profit Daycare run under the umbrella of Beaver Valley Outreach. We offer licensed childcare spaces for children 18 months - 5 years old. Our program is facilitated by Registered Early Childhood Educators and governed by Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014. We offer a play-based learning which complements Ontario's Full Day Every Day Learning. At BVO Preschool, your child's needs are met in a safe, nurturing, environment with lots of age appropriate activities. A morning Nursery School experience is offered, however currently there is no space available.

Open Daily 7:30am-6pm  Summer Hours 7:30am-5:30pm

Ages Toddlers: 18 mo – 2.5 yrs Preschool: 2.5 – 5 years 
  All Day All Day
Fees Full Time: $38 / Day Full Time: $36 / Day
  Part Time: $39 / Day Part Time: $37 / Day
Registration    

Menu
Our menus, geared for the season, are offered on a rotating 5-week basis. BVO Preschool is a coconut free, nut free, and cinnamon free zone!

http://www.thornburypaper.ca/bvo-preschool-learning-lessons-through-play/

Click on the link above to read a great article about BVO Preschool!

 

 

 

Dates:runs year-round
Location:23 Napier St. E., Thornbury
Contact:Jennifer Miller or Sherrie Lee
Phone:519-599-2190
Email:preschool@bvo.ca

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Kid's Club

***PLEASE NOTE:  EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER, 2019 THE KIDS CLUB BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM FEES WILL BE INCREASING.  BVO HAS BEEN ABLE TO KEEP THE RATES LOWER THAN THE GOING RATES IN THE COUNTY FOR MANY YEARS.***

BVO Kid's Club  PHONE NUMBER 226 668 2920

Registration

Step One:

Register and fill out long forms for each of your children, if you are a returning family your form needs to be updated with all new information including ages, classroom teachers and any address changes.

Step Two:

Please complete the typed word document for your child's Emergency Card. This needs to be updated with any change to age, grade etc.  Once completed please send to kidsclub@bvo.ca so it can be printed.(This can be found in the list of documents)

 

Information/Long Form

Please update each section of your child/children's registration pages ongoing as the information changes. Example: your child's age, parent contact numbers, grade, teacher etc.

Please speak with Jennifer/Sherrie directly regarding any allergies, concerns etc. before the program each day. If your child has allergies we will get you to fill out more forms and get a plan in place in case of emergency.

 

THE MORNING PROGRAM Kids Club will operate each school day morning from 7:30AM - 8:30AM. 

 

THE AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM Kida Club will operate each school day from 3:15PM-6:00PM.

 

PA Days[School is closed]

Dates: To Be Determined. This program runs from 7:30 am until 6 pm. Location: P A Days we run from the GYM. Drop off is at the GYM unless otherwise discussed (Trips/Outings). P A Days are offered only if there is a need. A minimum of 10 children must have registrations confirmed the Friday prior to the PA Day.

Confirmation is made once you have e transferred payment by the cut off period on the Friday one week before the program. Payment is sent to kidsclub@bvo.ca.  

Children must bring their own lunch and parents are required to ensure the lunch follows the BVO’s Brown Bag Lunch Policy. Morning and afternoon snacks which follow Canada’s Food Guide and compliment the brown bag lunch policy will be provided by the Kid’s Club staff.

 

Trip Consent

As part of our Kids club Programs, the children will have opportunities to visit places of interest in the community. (ex. LE Shore Library, short walks, Local parks) We will walk. For planned PA Day there is separate trip consent for those trips that you will fill out at the program site when your child arrives.

Kid’s Club does not operate during the Christmas Break or the March Break but our Winter Camp will usually run from the BV Community Centre.

Location: Beaver Valley Community School: Designated "Kids Club Room"is the Stage in the GYM

Childcare Subsidy is available, please call Grey County Childcare Services 519-376-7112 or 1-800-265-3119

Attendance:

Children are registered in advance. There is an option to remove your child from the list within the cut off period. 

All absences must be reported first by email to kidsclub@bvo.ca  and second by phone to Kids Club at 226 668 2920 by 2:30 on the day of the absence, so we know not to expect your child.

We are no longer accepting telephone registerations or drop ins.

Kid's Club Supervisor needs to be informed before the program commences as to any changes to your child's schedule first by email to kidsclub@bvo.ca  and second by phone to Kids Club at 226-668-2920 by 2:30 on the day of the absence, so we know not to expect your child.

Bus:

Any changes that impact your child being on or off the BUS must be called into the office at Beaver Valley Community School 519-599-5991 or to SVE and if the bus change impacts your child's attendance at Kids Club, you must report the absence to Kids Club before the program commences at 226-668-2920. Kids Club is run out of Beaver Valley Community School but is a separate program and therefore you need to connect with both the BVCS office and Kids Club.

 

THANK YOU FOR REGISTERING WITH KIDS CLUB AND COMPLETING THE EMERGENCY CARD

WE ARE ALL WORKING TO ENSURE THE SAFETY AND WELL BEING OF YOUR CHILDREN.

 

Dates:please call for details
Location:Beaver Valley Community School
Contact:Jennifer or Sherrie
Phone:226 668 2920
Email:kidsclub@bvo.ca

After School Program

Dates: Every afternoon of the week that school runs 

Location: Beaver Valley Community School: Designated "Kids Club Room"

Fees
3:15 to 5 pm: $8
3:15 to 6 pm: $12

**Online Registration Available - click here -

Before School Program

Dates: September 3rd 2019- June 25th 2020

Location: Beaver Valley Community School: Designated "Kids Club Room"

Fees
7:30am – 8:30am: $7.00

**Online Registration Available - click here -

PA Days

Location: Beaver Valley Community School: "Gym"

Fees: $32.00 per day

**Online Registration Available - click here -


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Breakfast Club

Children enjoy a yummy and nutritious breakfast at school prepared by BVO volunteers.

As we know, kids who eat well learn well!

 

Ages All children    K-8
Fee Free! Just show up & sign in
Dates 8:30-8:50am on School Days

 

http://youtu.be/6GThPoOELX0 Click on link to view new Breakfast For Learning Video.

You can help!
Volunteer to prep, serve breakfast, and clean up

Dates:please call for details
Location:Beaver Valley Community School
Contact:Barb
Phone:519-599-3114

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BVO's Summer Fun Day Camp 2020

BVO Summer Fun Day Camp 2020.  Our Calendar outlines lots of fun activities, games, crafts, and weekly day trips. Runs July and August (closed July 1st and August 3rd, 2020).  Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location Beaver Valley Arena, Thornbury.

PLEASE NOTE: There has been a change to the registration/cancellation policy.  Children can register 24hrs before if space available.  Cancellation requires 3 days notice (72 hrs) as we have a wait list.  Please remove your child from registration if you know that you will be away.  You will be billed for any days that your child was registered and did not attend.

Trips are an extra cost and the fee will cover busing and admission.  Signed consent form will be required.  There will be a couple of days that we will be at the park, so please take note of those days.  We will be providing the opportunity to do some woodworking, sewing and baking during the summer.  We will offer some lunch days at a minimal cost.  

Children are allowed to bring their bikes each day.  They must have a proper helmet.  There will be opportunity to go on a bike ride each day.  The bikes can be left in the arena during the week.  

Each day your child needs to bring:

  • Lunch and snacks
  • Water in a refillable bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Bathing suit and towel (there may be water activities/games not shown on the calendar)
  • Hat

Please click on the link below and read a great article about BVO Summer Fun Daycamp!

http://www.thornburypaper.ca/bvos-summer-fun-day-camp-lives-up-to-its-name/

 

Ages 4- 12 years of age NEW CHANGES (must be 4 years by Jan. 1, 2020)
Fees $32 per day plus additional charges for trips
Registration If you register and pay in full by June 19, 2020 your rate will be $30 per day. Ability to sign-up for specific days that you require (ex. Mon., Wed., & Fri.,).
Dates:June 29, 2020 - September 4, 2020
Location:Beaver Valley Arena
Contact:Sherrie Lee or Jennifer Miller
Phone:519-599-2190 or 226-668-2920
Email:daycamp@bvo.ca

**Online Registration Available - click here -


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