Policies

Pricing and hours:

Dino Drop-In is open Monday through Friday from 7:30am until 6:30pm or later with a reservation. Stop in anytime for a minute or all day, we have structured and unstructured activities throughout the day to keep your child engaged and active.

Bozeman: $10 for the first child under 2, $8.50/hr for the first child over 2, and $7/hr for siblings.
Belgrade: $9 for the first child under 2, $7.50/hr for the first child over 2, and $6.50/hr for siblings.

Early drop-off (before 7:30am) and late-pick up (after 8pm) options are available.

We are currently taking reservations. Please call us at 406-624-6150 (North Bozeman), 406-924-6150 (Belgrade), 406-624-6850 (South Bozeman) or reserve here.

Reserve

Closing:

Dino Drop-In strives to be as flexible as possible to well serve our community and your family. We are closed on the following holidays to allow our staff to have family time; New Years Day, Easter, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, & Christmas.

Part-time care packages:

We love getting to know your child over the course of weeks, months, or even years. We take a limited number of part-time care children and offer discounted packages for children and families using our services on a regular basis. Packages are non-refundable and must be used within one month of purchase.

Bozeman
Single Child Package: 50 hours per month for $475 for children under 2 and $400 for children 2 and over.
Family Package: 100 hours per month for $900 for children under 2 and $750 for children 2 and over.
Belgrade
Single Child Package: 50 hours per month for $425 for children under 2 and $350 for children 2 and over.
Family Package: 100 hours per month for $800 for children under 2 and $650 for children 2 and over.

 

Ages:

Dino Drop-In Childcare Center provides quality care for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and school aged children.

Meals and snacks:

Meals maybe purchased or brought from home. If your child is in the facility between 11:30am and 12n or 5:30-6pm; please be sure your child brings a meal or they will be given a meal and you will be charged.

Snack times are 9:30am and 3pm. Snacks will be provided by Dino Drop In and will consist of simple, child friendly, finger food. Every effort will be made to provide healthy, fresh, organic snacks.

We do not restrict what you may bring for your child to eat. If any of the children present have an allergy they will be seated with children who don’t have that type of food. If your child has food sensitivities or allergies, please provide all meals and snacks for them.

Keeping clean:

Each child should have an extra set of clothing with them. If you attend on a regular basis we would be happy to store an extra set of clothing for you in a ziplock bag – marked with your child’s first and last name.

Diapers are to be provided by parents/guardians.

Sick Kids:

Children with contagious illness should not be brought to Dino Drop-In. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Fevers above 99.9
  • Unexplained Rashes
  • Conjunctivitis/Pink eye
  • Mucus from mouth or nose that is thick and yellow
  • Ear Infections
  • Head Lice
  • Vomiting or diarrhea

If a child presents any of these symptoms while at Dino Drop-In parents will be called asked to pick up immediately.

Outside Toys:

To assure the safety of all little ones in our care we don’t permit outside toys in our centers. Children who bring toys should plan to keep them in their bags during their visit. Exceptions will be made for toys that comfort a distressed child during their visit or nap time.

Additional information:

About 90% of our visitors are regular attendees. We are a great childcare solution for anyone looking for long-term, part-time, flexible infant, toddler, preschool or school aged childcare. Hours children can be in drop-in childcare are limited however, occasional full time care is possible for periods of less than 3 weeks.

If you need to reserve weeks when your daycare provider is on vacation, please contact us in advance, if possible, to assure we have space available.