Bernie’s Place offers a comprehensive program which is designed to support and enhance the development of young children.  Our focus is on the whole child.  Major program goals that shape the schedule, environment and interpersonal relationships between staff and children are directed at meeting the physical, psychological, social, emotional, and cognitive needs of young children.

Enrollment Process
The waiting list application and fee for Bernie’s can be found here: https://www.myprocare.com/Default/Index?aWtuPTkwNjU3OTEyNDMmc2NoSWQ9MQ==

Upon filling out the form, complete your application by paying $25.00 to Bernie’s. The fee can be in cash or check form, or using PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=4P23VUELTES2E

The waiting list restarts January 1st. Families who have been on the waiting list during a calendar year and wish to maintain their placements should contact Bernie’s stating their intent. The renewal fee is only $10.00.

You may call us at (608) 263-1725 or emailing either our director Amy at welk1958amyl@gmail.com or the center directly at berniesplaceUW@gmail.com. We will be happy to answer questions or schedule a center tour.

Contract Options
•    Families may sign contracts for 9 or 12 months. One or two weeks of vacation credit are afforded to these contracts, respectively.
•    Three-month summer contracts are available contingent upon current enrollment and attendance. Summer only contracts do not quality for vacation credit.

Tuition Fees
As approved by the Board, the following are contract fees for July 1, 2020 -June 30, 2021:

Type of Fees Infants 2-year old Preschool
Enrollment Fee $75.00 $75.00 $75.00
Annual Registration Fee $50.00 $50.00 $50.00
Reservation Fee (non-refundable) One week tuition One week tuition One week tuition
Full Time (5 days) 12 Month $452.00 $361.50 $330.00
Full Time (5 days) 9 Month $459.50 $369.00 $337.00
1-4 days per week (daily rate) 12 months N/A $98.00 $89.00
1-4 days per week (daily rate) 9 months N/A $100.00 $90.00
5 Mornings 12 months $317.00 till 12:30 $254.00 till 1pm $231.00 till 1pm
5 Mornings 9 months $322.00 till 12:30 $259.00 till 1pm $236.00 till 1pm
5 Afternoons 12 months $317.00 till 5:30 NA NA
5 Afternoons 9 months $322.00 till 5:30 N/A N/A
1-4 mornings/week (daily rate) 12 months N/A $63.00 till 1pm $57.00 till 1pm
1-4 mornings/week (daily rate) 9 months N/A $64.00 till 1pm $58.00 till 1pm
Vacation Fee (12 months contracts only) 50% of normal fee