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Latchkey

Summer Information

Enrollment is open for the 2024 Summer Latchkey program. You can view our flyer that includes an overview of our weekly agenda below. 

2024 Summer Latchkey EnrollmentThis form is the first step in the registration process for the Summer Latchkey Adventure Camp Program. Families will be notified the week of May 13th of their status in the program. 

Summer Latchkey is available for grade levels Preschool-5th Grade. Students must be 4-years-old by June 1st, 2024. Your child must be fully toilet trained before entering our program. 

School Year Latchkey Enrollment

Enrollment for the 2024-2025 School Year Latchkey program will be available closer to the end of the current school year. Check back later for the enrollment form to be posted.

2024-2025 School Year Latchkey Enrollment is coming soon

Latchkey is a before and after school program for students ages 4 years-5th grade. The program runs at Oakwood Elementary on all days school is held. Please fill out a form for each individual child you plan on having attend the program. If you fill out a form prior to your assigned date noted above, your registration will not be valid. Thank you for your understanding!

About our Program

Welcome to Portland Public Schools Latchkey and Summer Adventure Program! Our before and after school Latchkey and Summer Adventure Camp are housed at Oakwood Elementary.

We are a licensed childcare center in the State of Michigan

PROGRAM PHILOSOPHY AND GOALS

We believe that each child is unique and has specific individual needs. It is our priority to provide a high quality program for our families!

Our goals are:  

To provide a  safe, nurturing and relaxed environment where children feel welcome and secure.

To provide dependable childcare, at a convenient location and reasonable costs. 

To provide fun and hands on activities which encourage your child’s social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development. 

To provide an open communication system that fosters a positive link between home and school.

To Implement Oakwood’s PRIDE system in our interactions with children.

The core values are:

Prepared

Respect

In Control 

Determined 

Engaged


SITE RATIOS

Each site is staffed with a Supervisor, Head Teacher and Teacher Aides. PPS Latchkey and the Summer Adventure Program maintain  a ratio as set forth by the State of Michigan Department of Human Services. Depending upon the planned activities, the ratio may vary. The ratio for all school-aged children is 1:18.The ratio for children 3 years of age is 1 to 10 and 4 years of age  is 1 to 12. 

 

HOURS OF OPERATION 

Before School: 6:30  – Start of School Day 

End of School Day – 6:00 P.M. 

Summer Adventure Program (Children entering Little Raider  through 5th grade): 6:30-A.M. – 6:00 P.M.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Christy Vostrizansky, the program director, at cvostrizansky@portlandk12.org.

Latchkey Information

Hours of Operation
6:30 - 8:30 a.m.
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Direct Phone:
517-290-4743