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Child Care


Ƶ has licensed before and after school child care programs at all elementary schools including; Henderson, Westview, Edgehill, James Thomson, Kelly Creek and Texada. 

Ƶ also runs a licensed preschool program, JustB4. Information on the preschool can be found on our Early Learning pages.  

About Before and After School Care

Before and After School child care programs provide care for students in kindergarten through grade five. The students stay in the same welcoming, familiar environment while participating in fun and interactive educational and recreational opportunities. With minimum transitions for the students, they will continue to excel in all aspects of their development even outside school hours.


Westview, James Thomson, Henderson, Kelly CreekBefore School Care8:00 AM to start of school
After School CareEnd of school to 5:00 PM
Edgehill Before School Care8:00 AM to start of school
After School CareEnd of School to 5:00 PM
Seamless Day Kindergarten AM7:30 AM to start of school
Seamless Day Kindergarten PMEnd of school to 5:30 PM
TexadaBefore School Care7:30 AM to start of school
After School CareEnd of school to 5:00 PM


Before School Care & Seamless Day Kindergarten AM = $2.50 per day*

After School Care & Seamless Day Kindergarten PM = $7.50 per day*

Combined Before and After School Care = $10.0 per day*

*Fees will be increasing for the 2023-2024 school year

Fees are generated at the beginning of the month and due by the end of the month. Fees can be paid online through the same esiKidz system that families register with.

All Before & After School Care programs, including Seamless Day Kindergarten are licensed programs and therefore eligible for government subsidies, such as the . Families are encouraged to do online applications as the processing time is much faster. Families requesting paper or pdf registrations may need to pick up their copies at their local school or the school board office.

Ƶ is committed to keeping child care affordable for families. If you are ineligible to receive government funding, please email child.care@sd47.bc.ca to discuss other options.

Registration & Space Availability

Registration for all of our child care programs is done through esiKidz which is a multi-functional child care software designed specifically for child care centres within Canada. EsiKidz follows federal and provincial regulations on storing data.

Families are welcome to register at for a space in our child care programs at anytime. We use the waitlist to fill spaces as they come available, but it is important to note that being placed on the waitlist does not guarantee a space. 

At the end of June we offer families enrolled in Before and After School Care program the opportunity to keep their spaces for the upcoming school year. Vacant spaces in the child care programs will be offered to families on our waitlist. 

We encourage families to check space availability before registering for the current school year.

LocationSpace Availability 
Westview Elementary Full at this time
Edgehill Elementary Full at this time
Edgehill Elementary - Seamless Day Kindergarten CareFull at this time
Henderson ElementarySpaces available in before and after school
James Thomson Elementary Limited spaces available
Texada ElementaryLimited spaces available

Updated Oct. 30th, 2023

Kelly Creek Community School Before and After School Care is managed independently from the school district. 
Please contact Kelly Creek Community School Association at (604) 487-9925 or thekccsa@gmail.com for information on space and registration.


All our programs are staffed with caring and qualified staff members who often have other roles within the district such as Educational Assistants and we meet every requirement outlined by the Child Care Facilities Licensing Regulations. Students will always have access to somebody who has a valid First Aid Certificate while in the program.

Contact information

Please contact the school/program directly in cases of emergency, safety, or important changes that may impact your child.

Location During School HoursDuring Program Hours 
Westview Elementary 604-485-5660604-208-6913
Edgehill Elementary604-485-6164604-208-6980
Edgehill - Seamless Day Kindergarten Care604-485-6164
Henderson Elementary604-483-9162604-208-8921
James Thomson Elementary604-483-3191604-208-9016
Kelly Creek Elementary604-487-9022604-487-9925
Texada Elementary 604-486-7616 / 604-414-2616604-208-6230

For general inquiries, esiKidz assistance, or to discuss billing and attendance please email child.care@sd47.bc.ca 

For all other inquiries or concerns, please contact Raun Rainbow, Principal of Early Learning and Child Care at raun.rainbow@sd47.bc.ca 

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