When is Treetop Village Closed?
Thanksgiving & Day After
New Year’s Day
Early Closure at 4:00 pm Each Quarter on a Friday for Staff Development trainings
There are no tuition deductions for the following holidays or early closures for planning. If one of the following holidays falls on a Saturday, we may be closed on Friday. If a holiday falls on a Sunday, we may be closed the following Monday. If an early closure for planning falls on a holiday it will be held on the Friday before.
Do you close for weather?
IF and when we have limited hours or any closures, all parents will be informed by 5:00 AM that
day via email. We will also post it on our Facebook page. We try to follow Bremerton School District’s snow day closures.
Any limited hours or closures would be related to the ability for our staff to safely travel to work and keep our teacher to child ratios required by DCYF.
Additionally, if the roads and weather deteriorate during school hours, we may inform parents to
pick up early to allow staff time to make it home safely.
What are your children-to-teacher ratios?
Kindergarten Readiness 1:10
How many kids is Treetop Village licensed for?
What is required for teachers to work in a child care?
• CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, Safe Sleep, Food Handlers, MMR Vaccination, Covid Requirements, Mandated Reporting Training, Yearly Trainings
• 30 Hour Basic Training for Child Care Employees
What is your staff turnover like?
Do you accept DSHS Working Connections Payments?
Yes, but co-pays apply. We only enroll full time Working Connections families.
Here is the link to sign up:
Do you welcome parent involvement?
As of recently, we created a Parent Committee so that our families feel they have a voice, help with policy and build a strong partnership with community and our families.
What types of activities do you offer children?
We love to use recycled products, food, paints, glitter, play dough, glue, chalk, books, sensory tables with beans, rice, water, snow, dirt, play kitchen and more. With these assorted items, children can learn and play through texture, diversity, friends and their senses!
How often do you clean the rooms and toys?
Changing tables and bathrooms are disinfected after each use.
We also have someone come clean every week night to make sure all is 100% disinfected and ready for play the next day.
What is your policy regarding sick children?
Children are sent home due to but not limited to fever, vomiting, diarrhea, lice, Hand, Foot and Mouth, COVID, etc.
If parent is called to pick up child, it is at utmost importance to have child picked up within 15-30 minutes at most.
In order to keep our children, their families and our staff as healthy as possible, we require that any child with a fever, vomiting, diarrhea, or contagious disease be kept at home for minimum 24 hours after symptom free.
How do you communicate with parents?
What if someone other than my spouse/partner or me has to pick up my child?
What security measures are in place to protect my child?
All doors only open by code entry. Also, by using PROCARE software we require all family members to register their fingerprint for all drop off and pick-ups.
All visitors must register and show ID in our lobby to gain access into our facility.
Our four playgrounds are 100% fenced for full privacy and safety.
Do you provide meals and snacks?
Yes! In fact, we maintain a commercial kitchen and 2- full-time cooks so that we can prepare and serve nutritious, home-cooked meals and snacks for children daily onsite.
Our diverse weekly menus are USDA accredited and are posted in our hallway and in the classrooms.
No outdoor food is allowed due to the requirements of the USDA food program and allergies of children and staff in our building.
Have questions?? Visit the link below!
Child and Adult Care Food Program | Food and Nutrition Service (usda.gov)
Does my child have to go outside every day?
Yes! It’s the Law! See below! Check Harvard’s Website Out too!
6 reasons children need to play outside – Harvard Health
WAC 110-300-0360…….. iii) Programs that operate more than six hours a day must provide: (A) Ninety minutes of active play for preschool age and older; and (B) Sixty minutes of active play for infants and toddlers; and (iv) Thirty minutes of the active play required by (c)(iii) of this subsection may be moderate to vigorous indoor activities;
Do I still Pay if my Child is Absent or Center is Closed?
We understand this can propose a hardship for our families. Tuition is used for employee salaries, benefits, rent, utilities since they are still owed no matter the closure reason.
Health Nurse, Allergies and Medication Administering
We do have a Peninsula Nurse Consulting come onsite monthly. Their RN looks over all our infants, provides resources to the center for pandemic and local illnesses going around community.
We can administer medication onsite. A medication authorization form is REQUIRED to administer any medications. See FORMS are of website. Any prescribed medicines need to be in original RX bottle with required items as authorization form states. We are not able to give any OTC medicines on a “when needed” basis. If training is needed for administering medication, we will have parent set up a training meeting prior to administering medicine.
If your child has allergies or asthma, we need documentation from doctor who child is under care from. See FORMS area.