young oaks latchkey program

10.21.2020 - Young Oaks Update:

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Before and After School Child Care

The Young Oaks Latchkey Program offers comfortable, supervised before and after school care that includes activities which enhance the child's physical, social, and academic growth. The Young Oaks Program works with the State Licensing Division and must meet the requirements set forth by the State of Michigan. The Young Oaks Program is not to be considered an ‘academic’ program.

Currently sites are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:20 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, on regularly scheduled school days. Currently, the Young Oaks sites include: Addams, Keller, Northwood, Oakland, Oak Ridge, and Upton Elementary Schools.

The Young Oaks program has a site supervisor and fully trained staff at each elementary school site along with an 18:1 student to staff ratio. The program meets the State of Michigan Licensing Guidelines.

INFORMATION for the 2020-2021 School Year:


Students being registered for the Young Oaks Program must be enrolled in a Royal Oak School and attending a class between Developmental Kindergarten and Fifth Grade.  Parents must complete required forms as well as supply the yearly registration fee in order to complete their student’s registration process at the Addams Early Childhood Center. You must have a zero balance in any Early Childhood Program to register.

Required Form Completion - All Students:


Young Oaks Admission Checklist

Child Emergency Sheet (be sure all fields are filled in. Please write "NONE" in any blank box. N/A is not acceptable by the State. 

Young Oaks Parent Handbook

Financial Letter of Agreement

Licensing Notebook Acknowledgement

Parent COVID Agreement

Please submit all forms to the Early Childhood Center located at 2222 W. Webster once you have been notified that you are officially enrolled.