Frequently Asked Questions

As a parent, ensuring the best for your child is always your top priority, and naturally, you may have several questions regarding their education, health, and overall welfare. To assist you, we’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions designed to address some of the most common concerns expressed by parents.

Common Questions

This FAQ section aims to give you a clearer understanding of what we offer and how we operate. However, since this page might not cover all your queries, we encourage you to reach out to Adventures Child Care directly.

We welcome you to schedule a visit or a call to discuss our programs, services, the qualifications of our staff, and our distinct educational philosophy in more

We offer before and after school care programs for children aged 5 to 12 years old.

Our staff are accredited and have undergone extensive training in early childhood education in compliance with the guidelines set out by Alberta Child Service. Each location has a Program Supervisor with specialized training in child care.

We maintain a child to staff ratio that meets or exceeds Alberta Child Services regulations to ensure each child receives personalized attention.

Child safety is of utmost importance to us, and all staff are trained in first aid and emergency response procedures.

We provide a variety of activities including arts and crafts, sports, educational games, and homework assistance, all designed to promote learning and fun. All activities are child-led in conjunction with the latest observation techniques.

We do not provide regular snacks, however, we do have some nutritious snacks available for emergencies.

We take allergies very seriously and have strict policies in place to manage and accommodate children with allergies.

Parents are welcome to visit; however, we ask that you arrange your visit in advance to minimize disruptions to our daily schedule.

To protect all children and staff, we ask that you keep your child at home if they show signs of illness. Please refer to our sickness policy for more details.

We use the HiMama app to keep parents updated on their child’s day-to-day activities and developmental progress. We also send regular newsletters and hold parent-teacher meetings.

No, we do not offer transportation to and from our centers. Because we are located in 5 Public Schools in Calgary, we will walk children to and from their classrooms.

Our hours of operation differ by location.

Acadia School: Monday to Friday — 7 AM – 8 AM — 2:45 PM – 6 PM
Stanley Jones School: Monday to Thursday — 7 AM – 8 AM — 2:45 PM – 6 PM
Ethel M. Johnson: Monday to Friday – 7 AM – 7:50 AM – 2:30 PM – 6 PM
Cedarbrae School:
Thorncliffe School:

Kindergarten in all schools operate from 7 AM – 6 PM

Yes, we offer full-day programs during most school breaks and professional development days.

We use positive guidance as a behavior management strategy to encourage good behavior. Our policies are designed to promote respect, responsibility, and community.

You can register by contacting us by phone at (403) 483-1272 or email rchooyin@adventureschildcare.ca

Additionally, each school; location has a direct email and telephone number that can be found on the main Adventures website.

Our approach combines high-quality, flexible care with innovative educational programs that are tailored to individual developmental needs, making us a leader in child care services in Calgary.