Q: How much does a Learning Can Be Fun class cost?
A: The fee for each course is $139 unless otherwise noted.
Q: Do I need to pre-register my child, or can I do that the first day of classes?
A: We strongly recommend registering early; classes fill quickly; plus, instructors may not have enough supplies for students who sign up at the last minute.
Q: May I register my child now and pay later?
A. All registrations are on a first-paid, first-enrolled basis. We must receive payment in full before we can register your child for a class.
Q. The class my child wants is full. Do you keep a waiting list?
A. As classes fill, we ask callers if they would like to be placed on a waiting list. If an opening occurs – or we are able to add another class section – you will be contacted. (Please be ready to pay in full by credit or debit card as soon as you are notified of an opening. Waiting list openings are filled on a first-paid, first-enrolled basis.)
Q. Are scholarships available for LCBF classes?
A: Thanks to the generosity of donors, BRCC offers some financial-need based scholarships. Call Continuing Education at 540/453-2215 for an application.
Q: What do you mean by “rising grade”?
A: That is the grade level your child will enter this fall.
Q: My child is one year younger/older than the listed grades for the class, can he/she still attend?
A: The decision to let a child participate who is younger or older than the listed grade levels is contingent upon permission from both the program coordinator and the class instructor.
Q: If my child cannot attend his/her class, can I get a refund?
A: Refunds will be given if you withdraw your student no later than one week before the class starting date.
Q. Do you ever cancel classes?
A. We make every effort to hold all classes as scheduled. In the rare event a course doesn’t meet minimum enrollment, we will contact you at least one week prior to the start date to select an alternate placement or request a refund.
Q: Where will I drop off my child for class?
A: Parents and students report to Armstrong Hall for registration/check-in on Monday. On subsequent days, escort your child directly to his/her classroom. Please note: we must have a signed authorization form (sent to you upon registration) on file before your child is allowed to attend class.
Q: Where do I pick up my child at the end of class?
A: Go to your child’s classroom, where you will sign your child out each day. With advance written parental permission, older children may leave the classroom and meet parents outside.
Q: What if I’m running late and won’t be able to pick up my child on time?
A: Parents are expected to make arrangements to pick up their child on time following each class. If an emergency keeps you from reaching BRCC on time, please call Continuing Education at 540/453-2215 to alert a staff member.
Q: Are snacks provided?
A: The college does not provide snacks, although you may send one for your child, if you wish. Due to construction in and around the Houff Student Center, LCBF students will not have the opportunity to purchase snacks or lunches through the cafeteria or vending machines this summer. Please note that children enrolled in both morning and afternoon or day-long classes will need to bring a packed lunch (including drink) and snack, if desired, each day.
Q: My child is taking one class in the morning and another in the afternoon – is lunch provided and will he/she be supervised between classes?
A: The program does not provide lunch, and regulations prohibit BRCC from providing official supervision during the meal break. Children in rising grades K-5 may register for a Storytime class that meets from noon to 1 p.m. Storytime students bring a bag lunch (with drink), and hear a different story each day, plus take part in an art activity. Each Storytime participant will be escorted by LCBF staff to the Storytime classroom from his /her morning class and to his/her afternoon session.