Our History

1989-  A group of parents without access to quality child care for their school age children met to address the need. A needs and feasibility study confirmed an urgent need for such a program. A task force of parents and representatives from the Liverpool school district conducted further research and developed a proposal for BASCOL. 


1992-  BASCOL was incorporated as a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization. The first pilot program opened in Liverpool in September with thirteen children enrolled.  Two additional Liverpool Elementary sites opened in December. 


1995-  BASCOL opened in all 11 Liverpool Elementary Schools. BASCOL opened a program in the West Genesee School District. 


1997 BASCOL opened its first summer program, providing full-day care for 9 weeks throughout the summer at 2 locations in Onondaga County. 


2000 BASCOL opened in the Onondaga Central School District. 


2001 BASCOL opened in the Westhill School District. 


2009-  BASCOL served approximately 600 children annually with a staff of 50 employees. 


2010-  BASCOL opened a program in the Solvay School District. 


2012-  BASCOL celebrated our 20 year anniversary! 


2013-  BASCOL opened two sites in Oswego County, in the Central Square Central School District at A.A. Cole and Hastings-Mallory and a second location in the West Genesee School District at Split Rock Elementary.


2014-  BASCOL opened a site in Dewitt at Holy Cross School.


2015- BASCOL opens a third site in the Central Square School District at Central Square Intermediate School, serving Millard Hawk School children and families.


2016- BASCOL opens a third summer program location at Central Square Intermediate School.


2017- BASCOL celebrates 25 years of serving children, families & communities!


2019- BASCOL opens a site in Baldwinsville at St. Mary's Academy.


2020- BASCOL adapted it's services to provide Remote Learning Full Day Care for students with hybrid and fully remote schedules during the Covid-19 Pandemic.


2022- BASCOL celebrates 30 years of serving children, families and communities!


2024- BASCOL opened a site at Brewerton Elementary in the Central Square School District!

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