As school districts in southern Arizona decide to close schools down during the teacher walkout, businesses and organizations are offering child care services for parents.
Childcare options for parents during teacher walkout
Childcare options amid teacher walkouts
TUCSON, Ariz. - As school districts in southern Arizona decide to close schools down during the teacher walkout, businesses and organizations are offering child care services for parents.
The YMCA announced they will be offering services for child care. "We'll be expanding our child care program from what would just be afternoon and evening programming to all day programming."
Reid Park Zoo will be offering additional day camp services to kids in grades 1-6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration is required and rates start at $40.
The Boys and Girls Club is charging 1$0 dollars for current and new members to bring their kids from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Spots are limited and you need to RSVP by Wednesday at 6 p.m.
The Children's museum is reducing their prices to $3 for admission - Downtown Tucson location only.
Tucson's Jewish Community Center will be offering a full-day of programs and activities for grades K-5.
Playformance in downtown is offering camps activities for full day camp and additional fees for the other camps.
The Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona will provide child care for Girl Scout families in Pima, Cochise and Yuma Counties for free.
• Pima County Registration: http://bit.ly/2HIH6M1
Angel Charity Place for Girls, 4330 E Broadway Blvd in Tucson
Capacity: 100 children
• Cochise County Registration: http://bit.ly/2HDVmpt
Girl Scout Resource Center, 2367 E Fry Blvd in Sierra Vista
Capacity: 20 children
• Yuma County Registration: http://bit.ly/2HN5axh
Girl Scout Resource Center, 1950 W 3rd St in Yuma
Capacity: 50 children
Even though schools will be closed, multiple school districts in Southern Arizona will still be providing breakfast and lunch during the walkout for students.
Tucson Unified School District
Marana Unified School District
Flowing Wells Unified School District
Sunnyside Unified School District
Amphitheater Public Schools
Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District
Sierra Vista Unified School District
For a full list of daycare options and food, click here.