Bear Buddies Child Development Center - Baldwin WI Licensed Group Child Care

1755 11Th Ave , Baldwin WI 54002
(715) 688-6066
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About the Provider

Description: Bear Buddies Child Development Center would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to our website. We hope the information that you find here will give you a true picture of the kind of day your child will experience here at Bear Buddies.
Bear Buddies strives to provide a family atmosphere which enhances the developmental areas of your child's growth: social/emotional, language, cognitive and physical. We encourage children to explore and discover individually, with their peers, and with supportive adults in a stimulating, child-appealing environment.

Additional Information: Open Jan - Dec. 2 Stars 3 Stars 3 Stars 3 Stars 2 Stars 2 Stars

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 2002219
  • Capacity: 80
  • Age Range: 6 Week(s) - 13 Year(s)
  • YoungStar Rating: 2
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: Wisconsin Dept of Children and Families (DCF)- Child Care Regulation and Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 608-266-9314 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Violation Date Rule Number Rule Summary
2021-07-06 251.11(4)(b) Continuation License - Application Materials Submission
Description: At least 30 days before the continuation review date of the license, an applicant for license renewal shall complete and submit to the department all applicable continuation materials and include submittal of any forfeiture due and owing under s. 48.715(3), Stats., or penalty under s. 48.76, Stats.
2021-07-01 Licensing Orders Letter
2021-06-23 251.04(2)(m) Health, Safety & Welfare Of Children
Description: On one occasion in the Month of May 2021, a child had consumed a food that was served by the center and the food was listed on the child's Intake Under 2 Years Old form indicating that the child was allergic to it. On another occasion in the Month of May 2021, a child was fed breast milk that had belong to another child.
2021-06-23 251.07(6)(dm)3.b. Medical Log - Injury In Care
Description: On 5-10-2021, the staff in the Pooh classroom saw the incident that caused a red mark on a child's left eye and the Medical Log Book did not have a written entry made for this incident.
2021-06-23 251.04(4)(a)3. Parent Notification - Minor Injury
Description: On 5-10-2021, the staff in the Pooh classroom saw the incident that caused a red mark on a child's left eye and the incident did not get reported to the child's parent or legal guardian by the end of the day. On 5-12-2021, the center sent the incident report to the child's parent or legal guardian.
2021-03-08 251.055(2)(a) Group Size - Maximum
Description: During nap time, the Pooh classroom had 12 children napping and the 12 children were all under 2 years of age. Maximum group size for this age group can not exceed 8 children.
2021-03-08 251.07(4)(cm) Naps Or Rest Periods - Sleeping Surfaces - Children 1 And Older
Description: Observed in more than one classroom having children napping on a sleeping bag and the separation between two children was not at least 2 feet apart.
2020-12-15 251.04(2)(m) Health, Safety & Welfare Of Children
Description: Center Had some Staff And Children Ages 5 Years And Older Not Wearing A Face Mask While They Were Inside The Center. The Center Was found Not Complying With The Governor's Mask Mandate Requirement.
2019-08-06 251.06(2)(a) Potential Source Of Harm On Premises
Description: Center was using a Fisher Price Rock'n Play Sleeper in the Teddy B classroom. This equipment has a recall date of 4-12-2019 by the manufacturer. The center became aware of the recall for this equipment on 7-31-2019.
2019-06-17 Licensing Direct Forfeiture: $300
2019-04-29 251.05(3)(c) Close Supervision Of Children
Description: On 4-23-2019 at 12:56 pm, a child care worker left her classroom unsupervised during naptime and her classroom had three awake children. One child exited the classroom and went outside into the center's parking lot. Five minutes after the child had exited the center, a city worker brought the child back into the center. The child care worker and other center staff did not know that the child had gone missing, until after the child was brought back into the center.
2019-04-29 251.05(4)(e)1. Naptime - Staff-To-Child Ratio Supervision
Description: On 4-23-2019 at 12:56 pm, a child care worker left her classroom unsupervised during naptime and her classroom had three awake children. The child care workers from the nearby classrooms did not know that the classroom had no worker and three awake children.
2018-11-15 251.04(6)(a)8. Child Record - Health Examination
Description: Center did not have a current health report required under DCF 251.07(6)(k)3 on Child #3.
2018-11-15 251.07(6)(k)5. Health History Information
Description: The child care worker in the Cares classroom stated that she did not know about the health condition on a child in her classroom until a week after 8-27-2018, when she reviewed the child's Health History and Emergency Care Plan.
2018-06-28 251.07(2)(e)5. Prohibited Actions - Cruel, Aversive, Frightening, Humiliating Actions
Description: On 6-20-2018, the Department received a self-report from the Center Director on an incident that occurred on 6-18-2018 in the under 2 year old classroom. On 6-18-2018, a child was pulling on the hair of a younger child and the staff responded by pulling the older child's hair. Center has terminated the staff.

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Cherl Oct 31, 2018
I have used this provider for more than 6 months

Horribly ran daycare center
Terrible staff,teachers and owner
No communication and false communication to protect themselves
The rates and reviews say it all regarding this facility
Do not recommend to anyone even when in desperate need

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