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We operate on a first-come, first-served basis until our programs are full, so register quickly!


Any registrations received after capacity is reached will be put on a waitlist in the order they were received. You will be contacted within 5-10 business days to notify you if your child’s application has been accepted, or if they have been placed on our waitlist.  

Enrollment Fee 

A non-refundable processing fee of $50.00 is required for each family’s enrollment. 

This fee is added to your account once enrollment is approved. There are no other administrative charges throughout the school year. 


Non-Refundable Registration Deposit 

A $100 security deposit is required for each child upon online registration. This deposit is non-refundable and it is applied to your child’s first month’s tuition.   


Payment Options 

  • FREE and EASIEST way to pay is via or via the Smartcare for Parents app.

  • ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER (EFT) – You must complete and sign the authorization form which will allow for monthly payments to be made from your checking account, savings account, credit card, or debit card.

  • PERSONAL CHECKS should be made payable to Silo Center.

  • CASH should be handed directly to a program employee.

Required Documentation 

As required by the Commonwealth of Virginia, families must submit:

  • VA School Entrance Health Form - completed and signed by both you and your doctor, including immunizations. You may download a copy of the official form by clicking here.

  • Your child’s original or certified copy birth certificate or passport. We will make a copy of the certificate and return the original to you immediately. We must verify that the original certificate was presented.

Your child will not be permitted to attend The Back Pack without the above documents submitted to the Silo Office.  Both these documents must be submitted on or before your child(ren)'s enrollment date.


Withdrawal Policy

Should you need to withdrawal your child(ren) from The Back Pack program, a written 14-day notice is required. Withdrawal that occurs without a 14-day notice will require a full month's tuition. Withdrawal that occurs with a 14-day notice will receive prorated tuition. 

The Back Pack admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to children at the center. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its instruction, admissions, or other childcare administrated programs.

Registration for the

2023/2024 School Year

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