U W E C - Children's Nature Academy - Eau Claire WI Licensed Group Child Care

1190 Priory Rd , EAU CLAIRE WI 54701
(715) 836-2178
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About the Provider


The Children's Center is an accredited program serving the faculty/staff and students of the UWEC campus and the surrounding Eau Claire community.

Additional Information:

5 stars. Initial License Date: 7/1/1997. Open Jan - Dec.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 520074
  • Capacity: 180
  • Age Range: 6 Week(s) - 13 Year(s)
  • Achievement and/or Accreditations National Early Childhood Program Accreditation (NECPA)
  • YoungStar Rating: 5
  • 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
2020-01-15 251.04(8)(b) Biennial Training - Child Abuse & Neglect
Description: There was not documentation of Staff B and D having received training at least every two years in child abuse and neglect laws, how to identify children who have been abused or neglected, and the procedure for ensuring that all known or suspected cases of child abuse or neglect are immediately reported to the proper authorities.
2020-01-15 251.05(3)(c) Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training
Description: Documentation of Staff B and D (Staff Record Checklist A) maintaining a current certificate of completion for infant and child cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) including department-approved training in the use of an automatic external defibrillator prior to working with children was not available for review.
2020-01-15 251.04(6)(a)8.a. Child Record - Physical Exam - Under 2
Description: Child # 1 was missing documentation of having received a follow up health examination within the past 6 months. The most current health exam on file was dated 05/24/19.
2020-01-15 251.09(2)(bm) Infant & Toddler - Sleep Position
Description: Each child under one year of age shall be placed to sleep on his or her back in a crib unless otherwise specified in writing by the child's physician. Contrary to rule, an infant was observed sleeping on a Boppy Pillow in the Daffodil Room.
2020-01-15 251.07(6)(f)1.a. Medication Administration - Parent Authorization
Description: An authorization to administer medication form was missing the dates of the authorization.
2020-01-15 251.05(2)(a)2. Staff Record - Completed Background Check
Description: Staff A was providing sole supervision to the group of children and was missing documentation of a completed child care background check that indicates the person is eligible to work in a child care program as specified in s. 48.685, Stats., and ch. DCF 13. Staff D (Staff Record Checklist B) was missing documentation of a completed child care background check that indicates the person is eligible to work in a child care program as specified in s. 48.685, Stats., and ch. DCF 13.
2020-01-15 251.05(2)(a)7. Staff Record - Continuing Education
Description: Staff A, C, and D (Staff Record Checklist A) and Staff D (Staff Record Checklist B) were missing documentation of compliance with meeting continuing education requirements.
2019-07-03 251.04(6)(a)1. Child Record - Enrollment Information
Description: Child #3's record was missing the name, address, telephone number, and relationship to the child of a person to be notified in an emergency when a parent cannot be reached.
2019-07-03 251.09(1)(c) Infant & Toddler - Documenting Changes In Development
Description: Child #2's Intake for Children Under 2 form was missing documentation of having been updated every three months to reflect changes in the child's development and routines based on discussion with the parent.
2018-10-18 Licensing No violations found ***
2018-03-13 Licensing No violations found ***
2017-08-15 251.04(6)(b) Current, Accurate Daily Attendance Record
Description: The attendance was not current and accurate in the Gerber Daisy Room when four children were in care and one child was not signed in on the attendance record.
2017-08-15 251.06(5)(c) Garbage Containers - Construction & Disposal Schedule
Description: Staff had placed garbage into a plastic bag that was tied to the fence in one of the enclosed outdoor play spaces. Garbage stored out-of-doors shall be kept in leak-proof containers equipped with tight-fitting covers and shall be disposed of as necessary to prevent decomposition or overflow.
2017-08-15 251.09(1)(c) Infant & Toddler - Documenting Changes In Development
Description: Changes in a child's development and routines were not consistently documented every three months based on discussion with the parent.
2017-08-15 251.04(6)(c)1. Medical Log - Requirements
Description: A page had been removed from the back of the Gerber Daisy medical log book, which is prohibited.

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SamFischer Aug 15, 2015
I have used this provider for more than 6 months

Excellent staff as they utilize college students attending UWEC in the early learning program.  Always a positive and welcoming place.

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