Houseparents provide the children with the structure and support each child needs to succeed. They will welcome you into the cottage so you can see what they do and learn ways to take these skills home. Children are responsible for keeping their own room clean as well as doing assigned chores in the … [Read more...] about What else can you tell me about the houseparent?
What if my child gets sick?
Our nursing staff provides care for common illnesses and injuries in the campus Wellness Center. A child's family continues to be responsible for regular physicals, eye and dental exams, and immunizations. … [Read more...] about What if my child gets sick?
How often can I visit and what about holidays and weekends?
Most children go home one or two weekends a month and during school vacations. Because each family's needs are different we will work with you to decide what's best for you and your child. Our Family Outreach Program provides support, encouragement, help with transportation arrangements, Family … [Read more...] about How often can I visit and what about holidays and weekends?
What do children do after school?
Students are involved in a wide range of extra-curricular activities. For example, girls and boys participate in a first-rate music program that includes instrumental lessons for older students, a marching band, jazz band, concert band, and choirs. Parades and community performances are part of … [Read more...] about What do children do after school?
What is the school like?
Kurn Hattin's state-approved school for grades kindergarten through eight includes a computer lab, a well-stocked media center/library, and a 300-seat auditorium. The farm provides hands on lessons as part of the science curriculum. Students are grouped according to their academic skill … [Read more...] about What is the school like?
Where do the children sleep?
The children live together in cottages with nine or ten others in their age group and one houseparent. Every cottage provides a comfortable, family-style atmosphere. There are two or three children in each bedroom. Children can arrange their furniture, decorate with posters or pictures from home, … [Read more...] about Where do the children sleep?