Child Care Hours,Tuition & Policy:
All Wow and Flutterville Playgarden locations require a 2-day-per-week attendance minimum. Hours are Monday-Friday 7am - 6 pm. Please read below for additional location-specific tuition details. Please note all tuition rates will increase by 5% each May to help pay our teacher's a sustainable wage.
Wow and Flutterville Monthly Tuition Rates:
Infant/Toddler (6 weeks - 3 years)*
2 days/week $945
3 days/week $1,223
4 days/week $1,391
5 days/week $1,654
Preschool (3+ years)
2 days/week $793
3 days/week $972
4 days/week $1,055
5 days/week $1,266
*Includes lunch with milk and two snacks per day for children starting at age 1 year.
5% sibling discount available on tuition rates for the older child. Tuition returns to standard rate if one sibling leaves the care of Wow & Flutterville.
discount for employees of Moda, OHSU & US Military. Cannot be stacked.
Parents must provide diapers, wipes and diaper cream if used.
Tuition is due on the 1st of the month with a grace period till the 3rd
There is a $30.00 tuition late fee for everyday late past the 3rd
Tuition not received after 7 days from the 1st of the month will result in no child care provided until the payment has been received including late fees
If payment has not been made, a notice of default will be given and the child may lose his/her spot at the school
A tuition box or envelope is located near the office for payments
Any parents who may need a written receipt will need to notify the directors prior to the payment
The buy an extra day rate is $85, if room is available
There is a $40 fee for returned checks
Enrollment & Waitlist:
Wow and Flutterville has a rolling enrollment system, meaning we welcome your family to apply at any time. Wow & Flutterville is now teaming up with PDX Waitlist to manage our waitlist. Please visit the link below to submit a waitlist application:
Our program budget is based on receiving full tuition from all children enrolled. Therefore, there are no refunds due to illness, school closures, vacations, closures due to inclement weather or power outages, holidays or staff illness. We do not refund any prepaid tuition.
Snacks and Lunches: All Wow and Flutterville locations have lunches and snacks included in the tuition for children over 1yr of age; no additional payments will be required. All food will be organic, vegetarian & GMO free.
$150 one-time registration fee per family.
$200 non-refundable annual supply fee.
At the start of care, 1st month's tuition and deposit are due:
In the event of departure from the school, 60 day written notice is required to received your deposit back. Depending on your last day, tuition will be prorated and needs to be paid in full. Deposits will be mailed out within 30 days.
Late Pick Up Fee:
$10 per every 5 minutes a child is picked up late, after a 5 minute grace period
Wow and Flutterville understands that unforeseen emergency circumstances may occasionally prevent a parent from picking his/her child up on time. However, parents who are habitually late inconvenience the school's staff as well as cause concern for their child. Consequently, we have implemented this policy. Please do note that families charged repeated late fees may have their service terminated. Also please note: as per Federal guidelines, no child may be in care for more than 10hrs per day.