Childcare 

Childcare will be available during class time, M-F for all four weeks of IBS (no childcare and no class on Monday, June 20 or Monday, July 4). There will be a $50 per child one time non-refundable registration fee in addition to the weekly childcare costs. Childcare costs are $200 per week per child. Childcare is held in Sutton Place Apartments on the Rollins College campus. There will be a planned curriculum administered by workers who will be background checked and love the Lord. 

Click to register by May 4 for on-campus housing and/or childcare. 

Housing

On-campus and off-campus housing is available for everyone - individuals, couples, and families with children. If you will not have a car with you (or a prearranged carpool situation) while at Rollins, you will want to live on campus in a dorm or apartment. Plus, living on campus is great for community building and is typically a cheaper option than a hotel room or rental home.

Read the info below, then click to register (no later than May 4) for on-campus housing and/or childcare. Select the IBS Only option.

There are four housing options available:

1. On-Campus Dorm Suite Room with or without a Meal Plan: Dorm suites are available to individuals and couples without children.  We will be housing our staff in a beautiful new dorm on the Rollins campus, Lakeside. Our suites will be in Seymour Hall.

The fully furnished suites are set up with two or four private bedrooms (with a full sized bed) and private bathrooms surrounding a shared living room and kitchen with a washer and dryer. Individuals will be placed with 3 other same-gender staff in a four bedroom unit, and married couples will be placed with another married couple in a 2 bedroom unit. (FYI, each couple will have a room in the suite with two full-sized beds and two bathrooms.) Please list the names of your preferred roommates and make sure they list you too.

Pillows, linens, and towels are not provided by Rollins. You will need to bring or buy your own, or you can purchase a linens package (pillow, pillowcase, full sized sheet set, blanket, bath towel, hand towel, and washcloth) for approximately $80 per person when you register online. Couples will need to each order a linens package, if desired.

Kitchen items (dishes, cookware, utensils, coffeemaker) are also not provided in the dorms or apartments. You'll need to bring or buy your own.

If you live on campus, you will not need a car and will have convenient access to our computer lab and IBS library (which will be in the dorm) as well as a short walk to class.  You will be also close to the Rollins cafeteria, if you choose to eat there instead of cooking. Meals are served buffet style, with a wide variety of options. Past IBS participants have found meals to be a significant opportunity to connect with other staff. 

The cost of one bedroom in a Seymour Hall suite for all four weeks of IBS (28 nights) is $1300 per person ($2600 per couple).*

The cost of one bedroom in a Seymour Hall suite for two weeks of IBS (14 nights) is $650 per person ($1300 per couple).*

*Costs will vary depending on your arrival and departure dates.

If you wish, you may get a lunch only meal plan (M-F). The cost is $273 for all 4 weeks (21 days); $130 for 2 weeks (10 days). Cost may vary depending on your arrival and departure dates.

If you prefer not to pre-purchase a meal plan, you have more flexibility because you can use your Staff Card in the cafeteria to pay per meal, or pay for meals on your own and take per diem. There are also many restaurants within walking distance of Rollins.

2. On-Campus Apartment (Sutton Place Apartments) – Available to individuals, couples, and families taking IBS classes. These furnished apartments have a kitchen with a full-sized stove, refrigerator, and dishwasher. Each bedroom has two XL twin beds, two desks, and a closet. Married couples can push the beds together and use king sized sheets. Pets are not allowed. Laundry is available on-site and is included in the cost of the apartment. Sutton Place is ideal for families because that is where childcare will be.

Apartments do not include kitchen items (dishes, cookware, utensils, coffeemaker, microwave), a TV, or linens. You will need to bring or buy these items. You can buy a linens package (pillow, pillowcase, XL twin sheet set, blanket, towel, hand towel, and washcloth) for approximately $80 per person when you register online. Couples or families will need one linens package per person.

Families who will be at IBS for all four weeks will be given first priority for apartments, but there are typically enough apartments for everyone that wants one. If you register for a dorm, but would like to have an apartment on campus if one is available, please put a note in the comments section of your registration, along with the names of your preferred roommates.

Meals - If you don't want to cook, you can purchase a lunch only meal plan for the Rollins cafeteria (see cost above), can pay on your own and take per diem, or you can use your Staff Card.

One bedroom/one bathroom apartments (with 2 beds) are $2432* for all four weeks of IBS (28 nights). The total cost of the one bedroom apartment for two weeks of IBS (14 nights) is $1216*. The total cost would be divided between the two adult occupants. There are a limited number of one bedroom apartments available. 

Two bedroom/two bathroom apartments (with 4 beds) are $3720* for all four weeks of IBS (28 days). The total cost of the two bedroom apartment for two weeks of IBS (14 days) is $1860*.  The total cost would be split by the number of adults in the apartment. 

One way to save money is for two couples or four individuals to share a two bedroom apartment. If you would like the option to share an apartment with others, please list the names of your preferred roommates in your registration. Make sure they list you too.

 *Costs will vary depending on your arrival and departure dates.

3. Off Campus Hotel Room or Suite: Check the Discounts section of the Staff Web for rates, but here are a few options - 

Quality Inn and Suites Winter Park Village, 626 Lee Road, Orlando, FL 32810. Includes free breakfast, wifi, pool. Suite rooms also include a microwave and fridge. About 10 minutes from Rollins. Book through Choice discount link on Staff Web.

Homewood Suites, 290 Southhall Lane, Maitland, FL 32751. Includes free wifi, breakfast, kitchenette, pool. About 15 minutes from Rollins.

Days Inn, 8245 South Highway 17-92, Fern Park, FL 32730. Includes free wifi, hot breakfast, microwave, fridge, pool. About 15 minutes from Rollins. Book through Wyndham link on Staff Web.

Extended Stay America, 1760 Pembrook Drive, Orlando, FL 32810 or 1766 Pembrook Drive, Orlando, FL 32810 or 1951 Summit Tower Blvd, Orlando, FL 32810. Includes studio suite, kitchenette, free wifi, use of pool, and weekly maid service. Pets are allowed for an additional fee. About 15 minutes from Rollins. 

4. Other Options: If you are interested in possibly house sitting or in renting a room in a staff member's home, you can put an ad in the "HartBeat", a weekly email that goes to all staff at Lake Hart. Email nellie.valentin@cru.org to ask for details.

You might also find short term rentals at https://www.airbnb.com/http://orlando.craigslist.org/, or http://vrbo.com/. Many places advertised on these sites are near the theme parks, so make sure you find one near Rollins to minimize your commute.

Click to register by May 4 for on-campus housing and/or childcare.