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Snow Day Child Care provides all-day care for children of Penn faculty and staff members when the University is open but Philadelphia schools are closed* due to inclement weather as space permits. Children from all school districts are welcome, however, preference is given to children of Penn faculty and staff.

Eligibility

  • Children from 12 weeks to 12 years of age
  • Children attending school in all School Districts.*

Availability

  • Between December 5, 2016 and March 31, 2017; Weekdays from 9 am to 6 pm
  • As space dictates. Child care space is based on the previous years' needs.
  • Space is limited daily and care requests are met on a first-come, first-served basis.

Mandatory Forms for Pre-Registration

Pre-registration is required to participate in the Snow Day Child Care Program. To pre-register, please see the links below to simply complete the mandatory forms and return to the Center. If you need assistance, contact the Penn Children's Center at 215-898-5268 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . All forms must be completely filled out, signed where appropriate and on file at the Center.

Fee Schedule for University Faculty and Staff only

Salary <$60 Salary >$60K
$15.00 $25.00 School Age per day (Kindergarten through 12 years)
$20.00 $35.00 Pre-schooler per day (Infants and children not yet in Kindergarten

Fee Schedule for non-University employees

Please refer to the Drop-in Care Fee Schedule.