Residents

Child Care

We currently offer an After School Program at Palmerston Public as well as a Summer Day Camp and PA Day Program at the Harriston Arena and Palmerston Arena. More information can be found below.

After School Program - Palmerston Public School and Minto-Clifford Public School

Please complete the following forms to begin:

Participant Information Form

December 2019 Registration Form

January 2020 Registration Form

Upon completing the forms, we will follow up to confirm registration.

Please be advised that if you fail to provide us with information on your child(ren)’s special needs, that could affect the well-being of your child or that of the other participants, we reserve the right to remove your child(ren) from this program.

Please help us get to know your child more by filling out this questionnaire:  About Me This Year

For much more info, view our: Program Guide Policies and Procedures Manual.

Here is some of the information found in the guide:

  1. We are providing after school care for grades Jk-6 aged children
  2. Care begins at 3:10pm or 3:15pm (end of school bell) and concludes at 6:00pm
  3. We will be set up in a classroom, but will also use the gym and playgrounds
  4. We ask that you sign your child(ren) up for at least 4 days per month
  5. We offer a discount for signing up multiple children as well as for an entire week

Due Dates:

  1. Dates requested for a certain month are required by the 20th of the month prior
  2. Dates requested after the deadline will be reviewed to determine if there is space in the program
  3. Monthly payment is required in advance

Pricing:

  1. $10/day and $45/week (for a 5-day school week)

A $100 deposit is required at the time of registration and will be credited to the first applicable monthly invoice.

Financial Assistance:

Help to pay for the cost of care may be available. Contact County of Wellington, Child Care Subsidy at 519-837-3620 x3090 or www.wellington.ca/childcare for more information.

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After School Program - Additional Forms

PA Day and March Break Programs

2019-20 PA Day (Day Care) Programs

At the Harriston Arena and Palmerston Arena.

For kids ages 4-12 from 9:00am-4:00pm. Must be already 4 years of age on program date.

Drop off any time between 7:30am-9:00am and pick up any time between 4:00-5:00pm.

Upcoming PA Day Dates:
Friday January 31, 2020
Friday April 24, 2020 
Friday June 5, 2020

Submit a request online in two easy steps.

 Cost will range between $32-$50 dependent upon any trips.

Summer Day Camp

Thanks for a great summer; see you in 2020!

At the Harriston Arena and Palmerston Arena.

For kids ages 4-12 from 9:00am-4:00pm. Must be already 4 years of age on program date.

Drop off any time between 7:30am-9:00am and pick up any time between 4:00-5:00pm.

More information about our program can be found in our: Program Guide

Please send a lunch, swim suit and towel daily; we have a private swim time from 1:00-2:00pm at the pools.

Payment Options

Debit Options

  • Via Interac e-transfer to: payment@town.minto.on.ca please make password answer: minto2511
  • By cash, cheque or debit at the Town office

Online Banking

  • Via online banking by adding Minto (Town of) Other or Minto (Town of) General as a payable
  • For CIBC and Simplii accounts only, you will need to know your account number, which appears on all invoices

Credit Cards

  • The link will take you to the eCommerce page where you may register for this service and make a payment
  • You will need to know your Recreation Receivables or Programs account number, which appears on all invoices
  • A 3% convenience fee plus a $0.35 per transaction fee applies will apply as this service is administered through PayPal

Payment by Credit Card Option

Day Care - Wednesday December 4th

If schools are closed on Wednesday December 4th, the Town will provide a child care program at 1 or 2 sites, depending on interest as well as availability of staff.

The first site that will be used is the Harriston Arena.

To request a spot:

If you are new or haven't completed a participant form lately, you can find that here:

For kids ages 4-12 from 9:00am-4:00pm. Must be already 4 years of age on program date.

Drop off any time between 7:30am-9:00am and pick up any time between 4:00-5:00pm.

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