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DPF 2013 Meeting at UC Santa Cruz: Child Care Information



Child Care Grants Available for DPF Meeting Attendees: Apply by July 8, 2013

Small grants are available to assist DPF meeting attendees who are bringing small children or who incur extra expenses in leaving them at home (i.e., extra daycare or babysitting services). To apply, please complete the online child care grant application by July 8, 2013 on this page. If you have any questions, please contact Deanna Ratnikova at (301) 209-3231 or Ratnikova@aps.org. This grant is funded by the APS Division of Particles and Fields. In the event that the number of requests for grants exceeds the funding available, preference will be given to applicants in the early stages of their careers.


UCSC Child Care Center: Apply by July 1, 2013

The UCSC Early Education Services Center is available to provide care for the children of conference participants, ages 11 months thru 12 years.  There will be a limited number of spots available and applications must be received prior to July 1, 2013.  Please see the Center website for further information.  The Center application is now available.The daily rates for the Center are as follows:

  • Age 11 mos. to 24 mos. = $55.45/day
  • Age 2 years old to 5 years old = $38.97/day
  • School Age through 12 years = $31.89/day

For questions regarding local childcare options, please contact Professor Tesla Jeltema, tesla@ucsc.edu


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University of California
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Santa Cruz, CA 95064



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Updated: June 20, 2013