3275 Peachwillow Lane, Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Fees & Policies

Fee Schedule
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Please look over our Fee Schedule. If you have any additional questions, please contact our Center Director, Christine at (925) 944-5255.

Scheduling your child

» Set Schedule Contract: A block of time that remains the same month to month
» Customized: A flexible monthly schedule – Customized Calendars are due on the 20th of the month for the following month
» Drop-In: must call in advance for availability (morning Drop-In available)

Customized Calendar

Customized calendars allows you to pick and choose your days and times monthly. The fee is $9/hour. The minimum amount per day is one hour, and times are rounded to the half-hour. Your customized calendar is due on the 20th of the month for the next month or the fee will increase to $10/hour.

SCHEDULED DROp-IN

You must call us before (or on) the day that you will need our services. For day-of drop-ins, we must receive your call before 2 PM (MTTHF) / 1 PM (W), otherwise it will be considered an Unscheduled Drop-In. Space permitting, the Scheduled Drop-In rate is $11/hour. There is a one-hour minimum and fees charged to the half-hour. All drop-in families need a checking account on file with us.

UNSCHEDULED DROp-IN

If we did not receive a call, or we received your call after 2 PM (MTTHF) / 1 PM (W), it is considered an Unscheduled Drop-In. The rate for Unscheduled Drop-Ins is $15/hour with a minimum of one hour.

MORNING DROp-IN

The fee for morning drop-in is $10. Parents must accompany their children inside the building and sign them in using the computers.

BREAKFAST CLUB

We serve breakfast from 7 AM – 7:45 AM. The fee is $2.50/day (per child) or $30/month (per child).

Late PickUp Fee

Late Pickup Fee of $10 per 10 minutes. Late fees apply to all schedules.

» Dismissal Pickup: 2:30 PM (MTTHF) & 1:30 PM (W)
» Modified Schedule Pickup: 4:30 PM
» Set Schedule Pickup: 6 PM

ANNUAL FAMILY Registration Fee

» $75 fee once per year (per family) by the last day of school
» For existing parents, $100 if signing up after the last day of school

TUITION

» All tuition payments are due the first of every month that your child attends the center
» Tuition Express automatic payments are withdrawn the 3rd of the month
» Payments are due by the 10th of the month by close of business
» No reductions are given for absences, holidays, or outside activities/classes

Method of Payment

ALL FAMILIES MUST HAVE A TUITION EXPRESS CHECKING/SAVINGS ACCOUNT ON FILE.

» Payments may be made via check, Tuition Express (checking only) and cash
» Parents may arrange to make on line payments through Tuition Express
» We do not accept credit cards or Tuition Express accounts linked to credit cards

Late Payment 

Tuition is due the 1st of the month. Tuition Express fees are deducted on the 3rd of the month.

» After the 10th of Month: 10% surcharge on tuition
» Last Day of the Month: An additional 10% if the account is not paid in full
» Severely in Arrears: New payment schedule requiring Board approval
» Refusal to Pay: Certified letter of debt; referral to collections

Returned payment 

» 1st time: $30 surcharge
» 2nd time: $35 surcharge
» 3rd time: $40 surcharge and payments made in cash or money order

Sibling Discount

for Set Schedule Contracts

» 10% discount on the lower cost monthly tuition
» 15% discount on the second lower-cost monthly tuition

Conferences Schedule (December)

for Set Schedule Contracts

» Flexible Arrangements for 1:30 PM Dismissal, Parent-Teacher Conferences
» Prorated to Reflect Actual School Days in December
» Credit for Winter Break

June Tuition

for Set Schedule Contracts

» Prorated for actual days we are open

Non-School Days, holiday schedule, TEACHER IN-SERVICE DAYS, SPRING BREAK (7 AM – 6 PM)

Check out our Summary of Events to see the days we are opened/closed. Preregistration is required

» Contracted Days: $25/20/$15 (siblings) per day
» Non-Contracted Days: $40/$35/$30 (siblings) per day

Changes to Monthly Schedule

Due by the 15th of the month change. (Begins 1st of the next month.)

» 1st time: No surcharge
» 2nd time: $15 surcharge
» 3rd time: $25 surcharge
» 4th time: Set Schedule Contract changed to Customized Schedule & rates

One Week Vacation Credit

for Set Schedule Contracts

» 25% reduction in fee for 5 consecutive days
» One-week vacation (5 consecutive days) relief from tuition
» Must be in writing, 15 days in advance of vacation

Withdrawal from vvcc

Schedule change or withdrawal on the first of the next month due by the 15th of the month.

» Less than 2 weeks: Tuition paid in lieu of 2 weeks notice

Not Notifying VVCC of Absence

It is necessary for you to notify us when your child is not coming to VVCC.

» 1st time: Strong warning about safety issues
» 2nd time: $15 surcharge
» 3rd time: $25 surcharge
» 4th time: Contract may be terminated

Not Signing Child In/Out

Signing in & out is required by State Regulation.

» 1st time: Strong warning about safety issues
» 2nd time: $15 surcharge
» 3rd time: $25 surcharge
» 4th time: Contract may be terminated