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Project SCOPE

2120 E. Reservoir Street
Phone: 217/525-3309
Fax: 217/535-2757

Summer SCOPE

Registration will open Tuesday, March 9, using the blue link above. 

Project SCOPE will offer a summer childcare program from Monday, June 7 through Friday, Aug. 13. The location will be announced before March 9.  The program is open to students enrolled in a District 186 school who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade. 

Cost will be $105 per week. Due to ongoing COVID restrictions, space will be limited and registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

All registrations must be made online using the above link. 

There is a $25 nonrefundable registration fee, which may be paid online at schoolpay.com. Checks or cash may be dropped off in the dropbox outside our main office at 2120 E. Reservoir. Please write both the parent's and child's name on the envelope. 

School closings: Project SCOPE will be closed whenever District 186 declares a Remote Learning Day for all students due to inclement weather.

Year End Statements:  Please be reminded that Project SCOPE does not provide a year end statement for tax purposes.  If needed, we can duplicate the receipts that you have received for a charge of .50 cents per receipt and we ask that you allow two weeks for them to be located and copied.

Tax ID Number for taxes:  37-6004615



Project SCOPE under Hybrid Learning

Please click on the blue link above to register online

Under Hybrid In-Person Learning, Project Scope is available only to families who chose the Hybrid Model for the second semester. Childcare is offered before and after school on the two days a week a student attends school in person, and all day on Monday. All-day childcare is NOT available Tuesday through Friday on the days students are at home. 

Space is limited per school. Registrations must be received by noon on Wednesday for a student to begin SCOPE the following Monday.  


Finanical aid

Project SCOPE works with Community Connection Point for families that need assistance with their weekly fee. For more information on Community Connection Point (CCP), please call 525-2805 or go to the Web Resources link at the top left side of this page for a link to CCP's web site. You will need to pick up an application from CCP, complete your information and deliver the form to the dropbox at the SCOPE office, 2120 E. Reservoir. Our staff will complete our portion of the form and forward it to CCP.