We are working to balance paying our educators a fair wage and program costs with the counterbalance of accessibility. The success of small, home-based family child care programs depends upon the generosity of full-paying families.

A portion of the tuition goes towards The Maple Hill Play Garden’s Equity and Accessibility fund. This fund is set aside to help provide limited financial aid to some families; help provide additional outdoor gear for families who need it; and/or support local BIPOC-owned family childcare programs and other resources in the local community.*

If you are willing and able to contribute more to the Equity and Accessibility fund, please contact Amanda to discuss additional contribution options.

* As a program with space for up to 6 total children per day, financial aid opportunities are available but limited. Financial aid offered in a given year will depend upon the amount of Equity and Accessibility funds available that year.

Tuition Rates


The Maple Hill Play Garden is now offering a five-day/week (Monday-Friday) program!

The Maple Hill Play Garden works on a sliding scale rate based on the honor system. Please choose your own sliding scale rate – any amount between the prices given.

Tuition includes wholesome, hot, organic lunches and snacks.

Full Days (8:30 – 3:30)

5 days: $18,400 - $23,600

4 days:  $14,800 - $18,100

3 days:   $11,800 - $14,300

Half Days (8:30 – 12:15)

5 days: $13,900 - $17,300

4 days:    $11,200 - $13,900

3 days:    $9,100 - $11,400

Annual Supply Fee:

5 days - $595; 4 days - $485; 3 days - $375

If your family cannot make the sliding scale range for your selected days, please email Amanda to discuss available options. We are working to provide a limited number of spots with additional financial aid.

**All rates subject to change for 2023-2024 school year**