Enrollment for the 2021 Summer Program has closed.
Please contact the HANDS Office if you have any questions at
What could be more fun than a summer full of obstacle courses, reading and drawing contests, giant puzzle challenges, and much, much more? We will have guest speakers, water play, and interesting projects to challenge the children’s creativity and showcase their inner talents. We are excited to do cooking projects and have some good wholesome fun!!
Program Dates: Tuesday, June 8, 2021 – Friday, August 13, 2021
CLOSED July 5- July 9 (4th of July week)
Hours: 6:45am-6:00pm M-F
Summer centers: Giant Springs Elementary and Valley View Elementary
Children must be 5 years – 12 years old to attend
**2021 VACATION WEEK AT NO CHARGE**
Parents may choose an additional week that their child will not attend, without being charged. Week must be chosen by 5/31 and must be in writing and received via email at Admin@handschildcare.org
Family discount of 10% available for families with multiple children attending, if not receiving a Best Beginnings Scholarship.
$30 reservation fee per child (non-refundable) must be paid
to guarantee your child’s spot.
Contract Summer Rates are for the entire Summer Program. Tuition will be posted at $125 per week per child, whether in attendance or not. HANDS Statements will be mailed out each month and due upon receipt. Account must be current to reserve spots.
Space is limited
For more information:
Call the HANDS Office
268-6932 M-F 8am-4pm
HANDS offers all day programs at one or two schools on days when the school is closed but there are engineers in the buildings. A special sign up procedure is involved with a reservation fee charged.
HANDS is a non-profit corporation that offers before and after school childcare in 14 of the elementary schools in Great Falls since 1993.
We are available to all students 5 years to 12 years old. Each center provides a safe place for the children to go before and after school without ever leaving the school building.
Snacks are provided after school. Many activities are offered throughout the afternoon. Inside and outside play, board games, science experiments, arts and crafts, reading and homework time, as well as free play with board games and assorted age appropriate toys.
HANDS is licensed with the State of Montana and is governed by a Board of Directors.
Registration fees are applied during the onboarding process of a new or existing family.
A $5 reservation fee is charged per child.
There is a $30 reservation fee and this is considered a “Contract Program”. This means the child is signed up for the whole summer at $125 per week, whether they attend or not. Limited space is available.
A family discount of 10% will be applied for two or more children unless the family is receiving scholarship assistance. Parents are charged for the exact time the child attends and no set schedule is necessary.
A late charge is placed on an account per child for every 15 minutes after 6:00PM MST.
Summer Program is a Contract Rate for the entire summer program. Tuition will be posted at $125 per week, and statements mailed out monthly. Tuition will be charged regardless of child's attendance once signed up.