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2023-2024 Fall Registration
2023 Summer in the Meadow

If you have any questions, please call the office at (650) 328-2262.

If you are an interested family and would like to be added to our mailing list, please send us an email at

Our goal is to place every child in the class of their choice. However, sometimes certain classes become full and we have to create a waitlist.  Normally, most children on the waitlist end up in the program they desire, but we cannot always guarantee that will happen. We offer priority registration to currently enrolled students, those with siblings currently in programs, children of the Meadow Makers and Middles, and grandchildren of Associates.

Fall Registration Priority is based on time stamp, on Registration day, in this order:

  • Current CFI family who meets Sept 1st age requirement 

  • Current CFI family who is close to age requirement (reviewed by teachers after registration day) 

  • CFI Alumnae Family registration

  • New CFI family who meets Sept 1st age requirement 

  • New CFI family who is close to age requirement


March 12: At the time of registration, a $30 non-refundable registration fee is required per child, per program (Visa/MC/Amex)


March 14 - 20: You will be contacted to join a program or be notified you are on the waitlist.


March 25 or upon receipt: Your non-refundable deposit is due on receipt and or no later than Friday, March 25, to secure your spot. Please pay via e-check. We do not accept credit cards for deposits/program fees.

Please note: Payment in full is due for new registrations received after June 15th or acceptance of a wait list opening.

$300 Deposits:

Moments in the Meadow

Morning in the Meadow

Afternoon in the Meadow

After School in the Meadow

$100 Deposits:

Parent/Child Tea

Change Makers

Grandmas in the Meadow​

July 1 - 3: Program Invoices will be sent via email  

July 22: Balance of Program Fees is due upon receipt and no later than Friday, July 22 (check or E-check). We are unable to accommodate refunds and/or credits of dropped programs after July 22. Thank you for your understanding.


March 1- March 31: Heart Voices ($540) and Spiritual Rap ($540) registration/re-enrollment program fees are due in full. (check, e-check or Venmo @C-Family (Last four digits #8196). If canceled by June 15, less a $100 deposit, a refund will be given. You will receive an email with payment instructions. Thank you!


The Child and Family Institute recognizes the interconnectedness of all people and contributions of all individuals, including those of any background. We strive to make our programs affordable to all families regardless of financial circumstances. To the extent that funds permit, financial assistance is available to families in need; please contact Brooke Larkins at (650) 328-2262.

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