All children are eligible regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sex, creed, political persuasion, ancestry, or handicapping condition (if it does not restrain participation in most regular program activities).  Our center is operated in accordance with the U.S.D.A. policy which does not permit discrimination. Enrollment is not contingent upon geographic boundaries or income limits.

All Programs

Children must be 2 ½ (30 mo)  or 4 years old by September 1, depending on the class enrolling in.

Child Care

Rainbow Center, for children 3-5 yr, children must be enrolled in Child Life Ministries Preschool.

School Age Program Children should be enrolled in McFarland School’s Kindergarten, 1st thru 4th grade.

Child Life Ministries may use a consultant panel to determine the acceptance of a child with special needs into the program. This panel will include the parent/guardian or other primary care giver, the Administrator, and if necessary and available, the classroom teacher(s), a physician, nurse, or other health care consultant, case manager, social worker, or anyone else who is needed for this child and family.


Enrollment forms for new students are available at all times:

  • Online in the Admissions/Enrollment section labeled Registration Forms
  • In the Child Life Ministries Office
  • By email (, or
  • By leaving a name, mailing or email address, the program you are interested in, and a phone number for us at (608) 838-4425. It will also be important for us to know your child’s birth date.

Enrollment forms for current students and their immediate families  will be distributed to families through their child’s school mailbox.

These families are given priority enrollment, before registration opens to the public in mid-February for the fall session and mid-March for the summer sessions.

All enrollment forms may be brought to the CLM office on the day of registration for immediate processing or may be mailed in for processing the following day after 12 pm.

Registration Schedule for 2018-2019

      February 12th - Begin Public Registration (6:00 PM to 7:00 PM)

Registration Forms and Letters

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