Fee Increase Information
Adventure Patch welcomes casual or occasional bookings when spaces are available. Please log in to the Xplor Web Parent Portal to request additional days. Please note additional bookings are not confirmed until notification has been received from the Coordinator.
Adventure Patch Long Day Care includes bucket loads of adventure, fun and exploring outside in our purpose build centres. We also supply morning and afternoon tea, a stimulating educational program, resources and daily updates through the Xplor app.
Please note that nappies and lunches are not included in the cost of care and additional charges will apply if we need to supply these items during care.
Fee Procedure FAQ 2020
Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) Inclusions
Adventure Patch offers flexibility in Outside School Hours Care as we recognise that children have different needs in the times before and after school. We supply afternoon tea (during the After School Sessions), an educational program based on the My Time, Our Place Framework for School Aged Care, plenty of outdoor adventure and a quiet space for homework if needed.
Fee Procedure FAQs
Any bookings made after the due date stated on the Vacation Care Program are charged at a casual rate (additional $5)* Morning only or afternoon only sessions are not applicable on excursion days.
All overdue accounts are subject to a $20 Overdue Account Fee which is charged monthly to each account that remains unpaid at the due date.*
Please contact our supportive staff if you would like to discuss your payment options or you are experiencing financial hardship.
If your child does not attend a scheduled booking and staff have not been notified that they will not attend we begin our search procedure to follow up and ensure your child’s safety. This procedure incurs a $10 fee.
Late Pickup Fees
Adventure Patch closes at 6.15pm on operating days, if you are unable to collect your child by 6.15pm there is a surcharge of $10 for each child. A further $10 is charged for every 5 minutes thereafter. Child Care Subsidy is not payable on this surcharge.
Federal Government determined Allowable Absences
If your child is absent from a scheduled booking (this applies to any booking made), 75% of the normal fee will be charged if a minimum of 2 weeks’ notice is provided in writing to the service. If a minimum of 2 weeks’ notice is not provided, you will be charged 100% of the normal fee.
If Adventure Patch needs to provide your child with nappies or lunch at any time, an additional charge will be made.
Any more questions just contact us