Advantage Before Care Program


Download Registration and Enrollment Forms:
2015-2016 School Year Brochure and Registration Form is HERE

The registration form is now UNIVERSAL for all of our School Age Child Care programs, so if you are registering for Before School AND After School, you only need to fill one registration form out and check off the appropriate boxes.

Camp Herrlich and the Carmel Central School District and Pawling Central School District are pleased to collaborate to offer parents a before school program to help our children learn and grow.

Program Highlights

  • Program Hours are from 7:00AM-9:00AM at the Carmel Schools and 6:45am-8:45am for Pawling Elementary
  • Serving students from Matthew Paterson Elementary School, Kent Primary School and Kent Elementary School, and Pawling Elementary School
  • Advantage Before Care calendar follows Carmel Central School District Calendar and Pawling Central School District Calendar
  • Supervised by our experienced, caring staff in a safe and secure environment.
  • Alternative day programs available at Camp Herrlich during the school vacations - Now INCLUDED with the cost of your monthly tuition!
  • A well trained and excellent staff


The Camp Herrlich Before Care Program offers services at Matthew Paterson Elementary SchoolKent Elementary School and Pawling Elementary School. The use of the school facilities will offer a wealth of exciting and educational opportunities for your child including: Playground Facilities, Computer Lab, Library, Arts and Crafts, Homework and Tutoring Areas, new and creative ways to use the outdoors and more!!!


The Camp Herrlich Before Care Program Activities include arts & crafts, reading, movies, games and puzzles, story time, and more.

Many of you are familiar with the care and attention given to children in our summer and educational programs. The Camp Herrlich Before Care Program provides a safe and secure environment for your child. A ratio of one trained staff member to a maximum of ten children will be maintained.

Program Tuition

The Camp Herrlich Before Care Program operates Monday through Friday for the school calendar year. First month's tuition must be paid prior to program start date. Thereafter billing will be processed on a monthly basis, one month in advance. Click on the School Age Child Care Flyer and Tuition Schedule above for monthly tuition costs.

***All children will be admitted to the Camp Herrlich Before Care Program on a first come-first served basis***

Organization Information

Camp Wilbur Herrlich is operated by Mount Tremper Outdoor Ministries, Inc. (MTOM), a nonprofit, non-sectarian organization. MTOM has provided enriching youth experiences, including environmental education program, summer and vacation camping, weekend retreats and a variety of other programs, for more than twenty-five years. Our reputation for quality, safe programming is evident from our nomination for the prestigious Presidential Service Award, a national honor recognizing those organizations that make a lasting contribution to the American community. References from those that have attended our array of programs are available upon request.

MTOM has a permit to operate from the New York State Department of Health. MTOM also has a permit to operate a school-aged child care program from the New York State Office of Children and Family Services and the Child Care Council of Dutchess and Putnam. MTOM is a New York State B.O.C.E.S. certified environmental education center and is accredited by the American Camping Association. We do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religion or national origin. We believe in equal opportunity for everyone.

More Information

For more information on Before and After School Programs or any of our variety of programs for children and adults, you may contact us by phone at (845)878-6662, by fax at (845)878-2030, or by e-mailing

Thank you. We look forward to hearing from you.

The Camp Herrlich Before Care Programs are registered as a school aged child care program with New York State Office of Children and Family Services.

For tuition rates and fee schedule please see the Before Care flyer above!

Camp Herrlich   |   101 Deacon Smith Hill Rd., Patterson, New York 12563

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