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Out-of-School Time Programs

School age care includes programs that operate before school, after school and during holiday and summer breaks. School age care typically fills the gap between the time school ends and the family primary caregiver’s work ends. Ages cared for in these programs are ages five and older. Use our child care finder tool to locate a Better Beginnings school-age program in your community.

Requirements school age programs must fulfill to achieve each star level are presented below.