Program Schedule

Tanaina is licensed to care for children ages 18 months to 6 years of age (summer program offers care for 6 years through the age of 9 years old). There are two toddler groups with space for 18 children and three preschool groups with space for 42 children.

The preschool environment is structured to allow open exploration by the children with teachers there to help facilitate the exploration.There is a lot of outdoor play time, daily creative plays acted out by the children.

Tanaina is open 7am to 6pm; Monday through Friday
Closures follow closely that of UAA's administration schedule.

Beginning January 1, 2014 Tanaina will only be offering a 4 day and 5 day schedule for both Preschool and Toddlers classes.

During the summer months we offer a limited number of slots available for school-age children or preschoolers needing SUMMER ONLY care. These spaces fill quickly, so contact the Tanaina office early to reserve your child's spot.

Cost/Month as of 1/1/2014


Program Schedule4 Day5 Day
Toddler (18 months - 3 Years)$810 $930
Preschool (3 - 5 Years)$785$900


Cost/Hour as of 1/1/2013

Age Group Hourly Daily
Space available "Drop-In"
Only available for Enrolled Children
$10 $100

After hours / Late Pick Up After 6 PM:  $2.00 per minute


Family Handbook (under development)


Child & Adult Care Food Program

Tanaina participates in the USDA food program.The CACFP provides grant funding that allows Tanaina to serve the wonderful meals for your child. In accordance with Federal law and the US Department ofAgriculture policy, Tanaina is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

To file a complaint of discrimination, write:

USDA, Director

Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Bldg

1400 Independence Ave., SW

Washington, DC 20250-9410

Or call (202) 720-5964 (voice and TDD)