Program Fees

New registrations, both full- and part-time, require a one-time $50 non-refundable registration fee and a $250 deposit, which is put towards the last month’s fee. Ongoing program fees run from September to August each year. All fees are calculated monthly and are payable four weeks in advance at the beginning of each month.

Fee Schedule for September 2019 to August 2020

Until December 31, 2019, Toddler and Preschool classrooms benefit from the Region of Waterloo’s Fee Reduction Pilot funded by the Province of Ontario and the Government of Canada. As of January 1, 2020 the pilot will end impacting fees as outlined in the table below. Learn More.

Age/Room Full-time Monthly Fees
Part-time Daily Fees
With Fee Reduction Funding
(Sept–Dec 2019)
Without Fee Reduction Funding
(Jan–Aug 2020)
With Fee Reduction Funding
(Sept–Dec 2019)
Without Fee Reduction Funding
(Jan–Aug 2020)
Toddler (18mths-2.6yrs)
Sprouts and Seedlings
$1177.65 $1243 $64.35 $67.35
Preschool (2.6-4 yrs)
Tree Tops, Birch and Maple
$1024 $1068 $56.10 $58.10
Kindergarten (4-5 yrs)
Forest School Program

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$1110* $1110 $62.90* $62.90

*The kindergarten, Forest School Program, does not qualify for the Fee Reduction Pilot program.

Program Fee Details

  • Emmanuel at Brighton Child Care Centre is a non-profit venture and fees are adjusted yearly to cover actual operating costs. Any increase to program fees will take effect in September each year.

  • No refunds or deductions will be made for vacations, absenteeism due to illness or emergency centre closures, including due to inclement weather.

  • Statutory holidays are not billed.

  • New registrations, both full- and part-time, require a one-time $50 non-refundable registration fee and a $250 deposit, which is put towards the last month’s fee.

  • All fees are calculated monthly and are payable four weeks in advance at the beginning of each month.

  • The fees for the kindergarten Forest School Program include trips to the forest and other off-site activities.

  • The Board of Directors reserves the right to make changes to these fees. Notice of 45 days will be given informing families of any changes.

Payment Options

Monthly payments can be made by preauthorized payment (PAP) (PAP forms are available at the office), by cash, or by post-dated cheque. Fees are due the 1st of each month.

All cheques should be made payable to Emmanuel at Brighton Child Care Centre.