Owl continues to advocate for a universal child care system that is affordable for families, and provides decent work and professional pay for educators and other child care employees. We hope the Frequently Asked Questions below will address any questions that you have. If not, please get in touch.

Full-day Programs (Infant, Todder, Preschool):

Program Type/ Fees Full-day Programs 
      Infant (3 to 18 months)   
     Toddler (18 months to 2.5 years)   
     Preschool (2.5 to 4 years)   
 Original 2019 Fee $73.84  $55.64  $50.16
 2019 Fee Reduction Pilot*     $63.84  $52.64  $48.16

Please Note:

  • The above fees were approved by the Board of Directors on November 13, 2018 and take effect on January 1, 2019.
  • Fees are calculated on a daily basis and are charged based on days scheduled for care. Fees are not charges on all statuatory holidays and on Christmas closure days.
  • * Fee Reduction Pilot
    Fees are currently reduced for infants ($10/day), toddlers ($3/day) and preschoolers ($2/day) as a result of the Region of Waterloo’s Fee Reduction Pilot. The funding of this pilot has been extended through June 30, 2019.
  • Programs are available to parents on a full/part-time basis with a set recurring schedule. Owl does not issue credits for sick days, vacation days, or any unexpected centre closures.
  • The Board of Directors reserves the right to make changes to these fees at their discretion. Notice of 45 days will be given informing parents of any changes


Download and/or print The 2019 Fee Schedule for Full-Day Programs Here


Payment Estimators: (opens in MS Excel)

As you prepare to transition your child into child care at Owl, please do not hesitate to reach out to your centre supervisor if you have any questions or just want to discuss strategies to make the transition a smooth one for your child and your family. Thank you for choosing Owl to be your partner in child development. At Owl, every child is valued and is supported to realize their potential.

Before & After School Program Fees:

Waterloo Catholic District School Board (WCDSB)

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB)

Summer Camp

Summer Camp programs run on a weekly basis between July and August. Jr. Camp is for children who have completed JK or SK. Sr. Camp is for children in Grades 1 to 7 - up to 12 years of age. Please note that cancellation and withdrawal policies for camp differs from other programs. For more details, please visit www.owlchildcare.org/summer-camp.

Summer Camp    Jr. Camp   
     Sr. Camp  
Weekly Fee $215.00  $230.00
4-day Week (due to holiday)  $172.00 $184.00

Frequently Asked Questions

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