Hours and Placement
Otter Creek Child Center runs a year-long program that begins in early September and ends in late August. We are open Monday thru Friday from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM. Children may enroll for 2, 3, or 5 days a week depending on availability.
Children are placed in classes according to their ages/date of birth. The following chart breaks down the age ranges for each classroom.
Class Age Group Birthday Range:
Sea Pups: Infants under 1 come September 1st
Otters: Toddlers who have turned 1 before September 1st and are under 2
Tigers: Toddlers who have turned 2 before September 1st and are under 3
Eagles: Children who have turned 3 or 4 before September 1st
Enrollment begins in April.
Tuition Rates (September 1, 2016 thru August 18, 2017)
Sea Pups and Otters Weekly Rates:
5 Days: $260.27 3 Days: $171.15 2 Days: $114.10
Tigers Weekly Rates:
5 Days: $231.60 3 Days: $153.96 2 Days: $102.64
Eagle Weekly Rates:
5 Days: $221.40 3 Days: $147.84 2 Days: $98.56
For families with multiple children there will be a 5% discount for the second child.
Child Care Financial Assistance Program:
The State of Vermont offers Child Care Financial Assistance to qualifying families. To see if you qualify for help through CC FAP, visit The Child Development Website at:
To speak with someone in Addison County, call Jane Reilly at 802-388-4304
Otter Creek Child Center is a Pre-qualified Prekindergarten Partner through the Agency of Education in order to partner with Supervisory Unions to implement Act 166. We currently have partners with the following supervisory unions:
Addison Central Supervisory Union
Addison Northeast Supervisory Union
Addison Northwest Supervisory Union
Chittenden South Supervisory Union
Colchester School District
Addison Rutland Supervisory Union
If you live in another Supervisory Union please speak with the office to see about Otter Creek becoming a partner program with your home district.
Universal Prekindergarten provides access to 10 hours of prekindergarten for 35 weeks, to all families attending a pre-qualified program.
For more information on how Universal Prekindergarten works please contact the Otter Creek office or reach out to your home supervisory union.