Creative Beginnings Childcare Center  
 245 Gorham Road Scarborough, ME 04074

         Quality Care When You're Not There....


Parent/Guardian Involvement

Throughout the year, teachers will meet with Parents/guardians to review their child's progress through meetings at the center. The conferences will be scheduled at the convenience of the family. Additionally, Parents/Guardians will receive weekly information regarding their child's progress and development. We encourage Parent's/Guardians to visit and participate in our program in any way that their schedule allows.

We also put together 4 pot luck dinners throughout the year. This gives our families the opportunity to get together, meet and greet and exchange phone numbers for play dates at their homes.

In addition we have between 4-6 parent's night out each year! These are done so parents can go enjoy a night out with one another knowing your children are being well taken care of. All sibling are also welcome to join! We start at 5:30 and finish at 9 p.m. with the children ending the night on their mats for a movie! We do not have television worked into our curriculum so this is a nice bonus for the kids! 



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6 Weeks to 1 Year: 1 Staff Member to 4 Children
1 Year: 1 Staff Member to 4 Children
2 Years: 1 Staff Member to 7 Children
3 Years: 1 Staff Member to 8 Children
4 Years: 1 Staff Member to 10 Children
5 Years: 1 Staff Member to 10 Children

Tuition & Payment Arrangements

If you choose not to bring your child due to whatever reason (family vacation or sickness), you're still obligated to pay in full.

Our tuition fees are as follows:

Preschool Room
• 5 Full Days ($255)
• 4 Full Days ($230)
• 3 Full Days ($190)
• 2 Full Days ($140)

Toddler Room
• 5 Full Days ($265)
• 4 Full Days ($240)
• 3 Full Days ($200)
• 2 Full Days ($150)

Infant Room
• 5 Full Days ($295)
• 4 Full Days ($255)
• 3 Full Days ($215)
• 2 Full Days ($170)


Payment Considerations

We expect your payment every Thursday, to cover the care provided for that week. The payment must be set up through our  ACH payment method. For your convenience, here are the payment considerations:

• A $35 fee will be charged for insufficient funds.
• A $10 fee per day will be charged to parents for payment received after 5:30 p.m. on Thursday.
• If any account is two weeks past due, care will be immediately terminated.
• A $1 a minute fee will be charged for parent/guardian who picks up their child late (after 5:30 p.m.).
• A $35 or $15 per week sibling discount is available.

Forms and Handbook

Click Here to view or download our 2017-2018 Parent Guardian Handbook
Click Here to view or download our 2017-2018 Enrollment Forms

Creative Beginnings will be closed for the following Holidays (Tuition will not change as a result) 

Labor Day

Columbus Day

Veteran's Day

Thanksgiving Day

Day After Thanksgiving

Christmas Eve

Christmas Day

New Year's Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

President's Day

~April Week Vacation

Memorial Day

Independence Day

~August Week Vacation

Labor Day

Monday, September 4th 2017

Monday, October 9th 2017

Friday, November 10th 2017

Thursday, November 23rd 2017

Friday, November 24th 2017

Sunday, December 24th 2017 

Monday, December 25th 2017

Monday, January 1st 2018

Monday, January 15th 2018

Monday, February 19th 2018

Monday, April 16th - Friday 20th 2018

Monday, May 28th  2018

Wednesday July 4th  2018

Monday, August 27th - Friday, 31st 2018

Monday, September 3rd 2018