Childcare Attendance & Rates

Teddy Bear Day Care Center, Inc. offers high quality and affordable day care services for ages 6 weeks through 12 years, Monday through Friday 6:30AM to 6:00PM, in Wilton, NY. We are dedicated to providing the highest level of care for your child(ren). Please contact us for enrollment information and to set up a tour.

Attendance Requirements and Weekly Rates for 2021

All schedules must be pre-arranged and approved through the Directors.

 The minimum attendance requirement to enroll your child in Teddy Bear Day Care Center is 4 full days per week. A full day is when a child starts no later than 9AM and leaves any time after 3:30PM. We do not permit any half day schedules or floating day schedules. Schedules are for specific contract days and drop-off/pick-up times. 

Hours of Attendance per Week Newborns & Infants  (6 weeks to 18 months)
50.01+ Please contact
45.01 – 50.00 hours $285.00
40.00 – 45.00 hours $277.50
Under 39.99 hours $7.65 per hour
Hours of Attendance per Week Waddlers & Toddlers  (18 months to 3 years)
50.01+ Please contact
45.01 – 50.00 hours $280.00
40.00 – 45.00 hours $272.50
Under 39.99 hours $7.35 per hour
Hours of Attendance per Week Preschooler & PreK & School-Age (3 to 12 years)
50.01+ Please contact
45.01 – 50.00 hours $270.00
40.00 – 45.00 hours $262.50
Under 39.99 hours $7.05 per hour
Hours of Attendance per Week Sibling Discount (Sibling(s) over 3 years)
50.01+ Please contact
45.01 – 50.00 hours $260.00
40.00 – 45.00 hours $252.50
Under 39.99 hours $6.75 per hour

Weekly Fees:

  • Sibling Discount is given to siblings over three, when both siblings attend the same hours.

  • Example #1:  Two siblings over the age of three attend 40 hours: 2 X $240.00 = $480.00

  • Example #2:  One Infant and one sibling over the age of three at 40 hours: $265.00 + $240.00 = $505.00

  • Contracted weekly fees remain the same regardless of your child’s attendance.

  • Tuition is due on the morning of the first day of the week the child usually attends, typically Monday.

Additional Fees:

  • There is a $5 charge for every day tuition is late.  If payment is over two weeks late, care will be terminated and collection action will be taken.  Court costs plus attorney’s fees will be added to the balance due.

  • $5 charge will be added to every 1-15 minutes that a child is dropped off early or picked up late.  You will be billed once late fees have been processed.  At times, this may take over a month.

  • Pickup after 6PM will be $5 for the 1st minute and $1 for every minute late thereafter, per child.

Vacation and Sick Time:

Your child may be taken out of Day Care for two full weeks per anniversary year for vacation and/or sick time without paying a fee. This must be taken as a full week from Monday to Friday. We do not do individual days. Two weeks advance notice in writing is required for vacation time. Sick time requires a doctors note indicating illness and that they must be out for the full week. These two weeks are credited yearly, based on your child’s anniversary date. If written notice is not received, you account will not receive a credit.  

Holidays, Staff Development and Emergency Closing Days:

The Center will be paid for the following closed days if they fall on your child’s contracted days:

  • Staff Training Day (1-2 days per year) –  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. AND/OR Good Friday

Closed Holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day

  • July 4th

  • Labor Day

  • Thanksgiving  

  • Christmas Eve & Day

The Center is also able to take up to two paid days, per year, for emergency closings. Examples include: power outages, snow days, health issued breakouts, etc.  Late openings or early closings are permissible when warranted and tuition fees remain due.  Please watch channels 6, 10, 13 for the emergency closing notices stating Teddy Bear Day Care (Gansevoort or Wilton).