Kidstop School-age Child Care
Climb aboard and get ready for our next stop - Kidstop!
Kidstop is a before- and after-school child care program offered by Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County.
Our programs intertwine education, guidance, and fun.
Staff are trained and certified in CPR and First Aid.
Our child to staff ratio is 15:1.
Kidstop is a pre-paid, pre-scheduled program where a parent/guardian signs in their child in the morning and out each afternoon.
Participants must be members of Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County.
A fun child-care alternative, Kidstop offers a wide variety of programs including (but not limited to):
learning and educational activities, environmental education
health & fitness, team sports, and gym activities
fun & cooperative games both indoors & out
arts & crafts
special events, guest speakers
community service projects
Before school from 6:30 a.m. until school starts, and after school until 6:30 p.m.
Assistance with Kidstop fees is available based on need. Please print the form below to apply, following the instructions carefully.
No School Days - KidZone!
October KidZone Information (For October 25th & 28th no school days)
Forms Available for Download
The following forms are used to register participants in our Kidstop program.
A Boys & Girls Club membership ($35 per year maximum) is required for participation in Kidstop.
Please feel free to print and complete the forms prior to registration.
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For more information about Kidstop, please call Jennifer Hedger, (Kidstop Office Asstitant at 464-7282 x241.
Kidstop/KidZone works with the parents, the community, and schools systems to better serve our members, if you have any question, concerns, comments, or ideas to help us create the best possible experience for our members, please feel free to contact Mary Loveless, Kidstop Unit Director at 464-7282 x229, or email email@example.com or Maggie Freeman, Kidstop Program Assistant at 464–7282 x228 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Kidstop administration office is located in the Valparaiso Boy & Girls Club; address 354 W. Jefferson St. Valparaiso, IN 46383. We are always open to new ideas and really do love to hear from our parents.