Childcare Services

Breakfast Club

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Our breakfast club is open from 8.30am to 9am. The children are served a nutritious breakfast in a warm welcoming environement and supervised by the childcare team. Children are dropped off to the local schools ( Kiltallagh and Castlemaine N.S) by bus. The cost €2.00 per session. For further info, contact childcare on 066 9767833/087 3353842 or email cmainechildcare@eircom.net.

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Easter Camp Activities

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Great Pictures from Maine Valley Childcare Easter Camp. Have a look at some of the crafts and activities. Well done to all, great work! Remember you can contact a member of the childcare team for more information on upcoming camps on 066 9767833/087 3353842 or email cmainechildcare@eircom.net....

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Enrollment

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Morning sessions available for children availing of their free preschool year and those who qualify for subvention rates. Our preschool caters for children aged two and a half years to five years old. Our Aistear curriculum is age appropriate and based on children’s needs and interests ensuring the overall development of the children in our care. Contact a member of the childcare team on 066 9767833/087 3353842 or email cmainechildcare@eircom.net.

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Summer Camps

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  Preschool Camp suitable for children from 2.5 years, those starting preschool in September or have just graduated from Preschool. Activities planned to ignite young minds and ensure all round development for your preschool child. School Age Camp suitable for children who have completed one year at National School. Wide variety of activities on offer each week. Arts & Crafts, Science & Nature, Cooking, physical activities and more. All you need is a sense of fun and a packed lunch. NEW in 2015 Summer Camps for children with Additional Needs and Learning Difficulties. Qualified Staff, Extra Support, Safe Secure Environment,Music, Activities, Physical movement, Daily Written Report on what your child did and enjoyed. Contact a member of the childcare team for more information on 066 9767833 / 087 3353842...

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‘Free’ Pre-School Year

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The preschool runs from 9.00 am to 12 pm, Monday to Friday. We cater for children aged two and a half years to five years old. If you child is aged between three years- two months and four years-seven months, you will avail of The Early Childhood Care and Education Scheme (ECCE) programme, a three hour session, five days a week, free of charge. Great chance for learning and development of your child through the Aistear curriculum. This method is age appropriate and based on children’s needs and interests ensuring the overall development of your child. We hope to maximise the number of children who can avail of a place and ensure the best possible early education for children in the Castlemaine area and beyond. Places are also available for your children even if they are not in the ECCE year. For further information please contact a member of the childcare team on 066 9767833/087 3353842 or email...

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Kids Camps

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Do you need flexible childcare for Mid- terms, Easter and Summer Holidays? At Maine Valley we run camps for school going and preschool aged children. We have a fun packed programme in store for your child. New in 2015 : Easter Camp For Children with Additional Needs and Learning Difficulties. Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment! Contact a member of the childcare team on 066 9767833/087 3353842 or email cmainechildcare@eircom.net.  

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