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Before & Afterschool Care

Introducing CFL & BUE Cardinal Club

A cartoon picture of a cardinal bird waving with its wing

The CFL and BUE Cardinal club is school age childcare for children in grades kindergarten through 5.  Students must be enrolled in Garfield 16 schools.   

Cardinal Club hours at CFL and BUE are Tuesday- Friday 6:30 a.m. to 7:20 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  

The fees for the CFL and BUE Cardinal Club are per child, and scholarships for reduced rate or waived rate are available for eligible families.   Parent/guardians may choose to pay monthly or bi-monthly.

  Per Day Per Week (four-day week)
Morning Cardinal Club Only $5.00 $20.00
Afternoon Cardinal Club Until 5:00 PM Only $10.00 $40.00
Afternoon Cardinal Club Until 6:00 PM Only $15.00 $60.00
Morning and Afternoon Cardinal Club Until 5:00 PM $15.00 $60.00
Morning and Afternoon Cardinal Club Until 6:00 PM $20.00 $80.00

Cardinal Club will be held all days school is in session. There will be no Cardinal Club on Mondays or school breaks. 

For questions, please contact Kim Finn 970-285-5701 or

Fill out this enrollment form (Spanish here) one form per child. 

In-person Registration 

Begins July 30th Tuesday-Friday at the Administration Building 7:00 am-4:00 pm
In-Person Registration Nights:
CFL Wednesday, July 31st from 6:00-7:30 pm
BUE, Thursday, August 1st from 6:00-7:30 pm
CFL Back-to School Night Wednesday, August 7th from 6:00-7:00 pm
BUE Back to School Night Friday, August 9th from 6:00-7:00 pm