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The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Sioux Empire

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A collaborative effort among the school districts, hospital systems and non-profit providers is committed to providing reliable forms of child care for health care and first responders during the COVID-19 challenges.


Currently we are able to serve qualifying families within Sioux Falls, Brandon and Harrisburg with fee-based care from 6:00am - 6:00pm.


Who qualifies for care?

Children (ages 4 weeks of age -13 years) of caregivers who work in the health care system, first responder departments or any other form of critical care. If you are unsure if you qualify please inquire by emailing


The health and safety of our staff, children, families and community are our first priority.    The following questions will be used to determine ability to attend care:


Do you feel you have a fever or temperature of 100.4 or greater?

If yes –should not enter building.


Do you have other symptoms of a lower respiratory condition (sore throat, cough, shortness of breath)?

If yes – should be delayed and should not enter building.


Have you returned from travel to China, Iran, South Korea, Europe, United Kingdom, or Ireland in the last 14 days?

If yes – should be delayed until 14 days from return to US has passed.


In the last 14 days, have you been within 6 feet of anyone with a positive COVID-19 or Coronavirus diagnosis?

If yes – should be delayed until 14 day have passed from last time this occurred.


Have you been on a cruise or in another setting with confined crowds in the last 14 days?      

If yes – should be delayed until 14 days from last interaction has passed.


Have you worked in another health care setting that has confirmed COVID-19 cases?

If yes – should be delayed until 14 days from last interaction has passed. 


Where will care take place? 

Early Childhood Enrichment (4 weeks - 5 years) will take place in existing child care agencies. School Age Care ( K-6) will be set up at public school building in each of the three school districts.


What is the cost?

Early Childhood Enrichment fees:

4 weeks - 2 years   $40/day or $180/week

3 years - 5 years   $35/day or $155/week

K - 6  $30/day or $140/week

10% multi-child discount

If you need care but have financial concerns, scholarship opportunities may be available. Please call 338-8061 to discuss options.


What safety measures are being taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among children?

There are extensive procedures being implemented to keep children in small, quarantined groups as well as enhanced sanitization practices. Registered families will be supplied with a detailed guide regarding procedures.

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