Other Costs and Fees
At Mindware, as you’ll see, supplementary costs (not included in tuition) are very low.
Before and After School
Before and after school care* is provided from 7:45 – 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 – 4:15. There is no cost for this service. *Suspended for the 2020/2021 school year due to Covid-19. Drop off is between 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Pickup is between 3:15 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.
We also have a collaborative arrangement with the Ottawa Boys & Girls Club*. Enrolled students in this program are picked up at MindWare Academy by the BGC staff and brought to the local Club (almost across the street). Care is provided with fun & educational programming until as late as 7:00 p.m. There is no extra cost for this service! *Suspended for the 2020/2021 school year due to Covid-19.
Students who do not enroll in the Boys & Girls Club must be picked up at MindWare Academy by 4:15 p.m. *Pickup must be by 3:40 p.m. for the 2020/2021 school year due to Covid-19.
Children are not required to wear uniforms at MindWare Academy.
We take one field trip* at the end of the school year. The cost is generally around $30.00 per student. We do however bring guests into our school at no charge to the students. *Field trips are suspended for the 2020/2021 school year due to Covid-19.
Hot Lunch Day
We offer Hot Lunch Day* once per month. There is a small charge for students who wish to participate. *Suspended for the 2020/2021 school year due to Covid-19.
Students are required to supply the basics*, such as pens, pencils, erasers, binders and paper. Any special requirements are generally provided by the school. *Students must have all of their own individual supplies for the 2020/2021 school year due to Covid-19, as no sharing of supplies is permitted.
Many students in grade 6, 7 and 8 choose to use their own laptops. Although the school does not provide these, students are encouraged to use one.