LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 12, 2021) — Planning summer child care is an important aspect of being a working parent. Summer camps and programs can offer children an enriching experience where they learn new skills, stay active and make lasting memories. While University of Kentucky Human Resources' Work-Life Office is not holding its annual in-person Summer Camps Fair in 2021, they have compiled a list of in-person and virtual camps to help with the planning process.
For parents who would like to cut back on their work schedules, reduced seasonal hours are available for full-time employees.
Parents can also explore care options for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years at local centers or in-home providers. UK HR Work-Life has provided a list of some centers and programs on their resources for parents page.
Beyond child care information, UK HR Work-Life also offers many virtual events through the spring and beyond to help working parents stay connected.
Upcoming events include:
- Midday Mingle, an informal opportunity for employees to talk, listen and connect, presented at noon every Monday and Thursday.
- Presentation on co-parenting in two households beginning noon Tuesday, April 13.
- Presentation on personal productivity hacks starting 1:30 p.m. Monday, April 19.
- Real talk roundtable on conflicts beginning 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 20.
- Coffee chat for parents, an informal opportunity for parents to connect, share resources and seek advice starting 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 21.
More information for working parents in the months to come can be found on the resources for parents page. A full list of upcoming events can be found on the Work-Life calendar. If employees have questions about finding child care or are seeking other suggestions for supporting parents, reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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