Frequently Asked Questions

What type of activities do you offer at Maple Roots?

We create programming and planning based on the children's interests, developmental needs, community inspiration and new opportunities.  We look at the whole child  - physical, emotional, social, creative, exploration, outdoor experiences and the natural environment.

Do you have a new family orientation?

Yes, typically new families start with us in September and we have a new orientation at the end of August.  We also provide a tour and orientation if you are starting at a different time of year and review key policies and procedures with you.

When is your open house?

We offer open house opportunities in January and February in coordination with the school.  However, if you would like to see our program in operation at a different time, we can arrange it with your specific site and program supervisor by contacting

Who can enroll in Maple Roots?

Your child must be a registered student in the school that Maple Roots is offered.  Please check your school location for specific hours of operation and ages/grades of children cared for.

How do I register my child for Maple Roots?

Go to our home page and complete a registration request in full.  We will contact you via email with further instructions.

What are your fees?

Our fees range, pending the service that you are requesting.  We would be happy to discuss your needs, go to "Contact Us" tab and make your specific request for your child's specific school.

What are your hours of operation?

We are open school days from 7:00 am-school bell time and school bell time - 6:00 pm, non-instruction days (PD) 7:00 am-530 pm.  Summer Camp hours are 7:30-5:30pm, Monday through Friday.  We also offer full day kinder-care at selected sites.

Do you provide snack?

We offer a snack that meets the Canada Food Guide of 2 different food groups, one of which includes a vegetable or fruit and is a simple snack option as per Alberta Health Regulations.  We are peanut,nut and sesame free and responsive to a variety of dietary needs.

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