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MWR Kings Bay Child Development Center School Age Care
655 Wahoo Avenue
Kings Bay, GA 31547
Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
Programs and services are available at most installations for children up to age 12. Care may be provided in Child Development Centers, School Age Care Programs, and Family Child Care Homes. Please review the information to find out what programs and services are available at this installation. Please contact the Child and Youth Program point of contact at this installation if you require information, assistance or resources for child care in your local community.
Full-time childcare is provided for infants, pretoddlers, toddlers, and preschoolers. School-Age Care (Before/After School) and youth camps are offered for children Kindergarten – twelve years of age. You can enroll your child on the waiting list by going online to militarychildcare.com. (MCC) If you need further assistance, please stop by the Child Development Center (CDC) and we will be glad to help. Our contact phone number is 912-573-3888.
Child Development Homes (CDH) offers in-home care services for the same price as the CDC. The hours of the CDH are created by the provider, therefore hours can be different depending on caregiver. CDH offers a variety of services such as nights, weekends, sick children, special needs children and infant only homes.
Eligibility and Enrollment
The status of the sponsor determines the eligibility of the child(ren) to enroll into the program. Eligible patrons include military personnel, DoD civilian personnel paid from appropriated and non-appropriated funds, reservists on active duty or inactive duty for training. In the case of geographically separated parents meeting the criteria who are also divorced, the child is only eligible for services if residing with the military sponsor.
You can enroll your child on the waiting list by going on-line to MCC or you can come into the Child and Youth Programs (CYP) and fill out the needed forms.
Care is based on a priority basis (1) single/dual active duty, (2) active duty with a working spouse, spouse seeking employment or a non-working student spouse, (3) reservists activated to active duty or inactive training status, and (4) DoD civilians.
A waiting list is maintained separately for different age groups: Infants,1 year olds (Pre-Toddlers), 2 year olds (Toddlers), 3-5 year olds (Preschool),Pre-K (4yrs before September 1st), and School-Age Care (Kindergarten – 12 years). Parents with children on the waiting list are obligated to log onto MCC beginning of each month to verify the need for service. Failure to call and update information will result in the child's name being removed from the list.
The Military Child Care Act of 1989, requires the Office of the Secretary of Defense to prescribe uniform fee regulations for Military Child Development Centers Worldwide. Fees are based on total family gross income and apply to all children attending on a regular basis. Fees are due every military pay day. Hourly care fees are due prior to appointment.
Full time care is provided for infants, pretoddlers, toddlers, preschoolers, and Georgia’s Bright From the Start Pre-K.
The Camden County School System is pleased to offer an after-school daycare program at all Elementary Schools beginning on the first day of school. The program is provided as an extension of the school day and is not available on school holidays or teacher work days. This program is recreational (not educational) in nature. Office hours ae 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. M-F. Scheduled Days are based on the present Camden County School District Calendar.
You can enroll online at: https://camdenk12.ce.eleyo.com/ Annual registration fee is $45 per child or $90 per family of 3 or more children. (Registration fees are non-refundable). Weekly rates: Before School Care is $45 per week and After School Care is $45 per week and Before and After Care is $65 per week. (Extended Day does NOT offer prorated weeks)
Extended Day Program Sites are open for Before School from 6:30 a.m. -8:30 a.m. and 3: 30 p.m. -6 p.m. Monday – Friday. Drop-in Students are welcome if space is available for them. Drop-in rates are provided at each individual location. On the twenty-first day a child attends a drop-in, he/she owes the registration fee. Reduced rates are available for students who receive free or reduced school lunches. Parents of students with special needs must contact the Extended Day Program office at 912-729-5687 to schedule a conference to evaluate the child's particular daycare needs. This conference must take place at least 48 hours prior to the Child’s first date of attendance.