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IETF 114 Childcare

Onsite childcare is available to IETF 114 participants and their families, free of charge.

Thanks to the generous support of our Diversity & Inclusion sponsors, we are offering onsite childcare at IETF 114. Childcare is provided by Corporate Kid Events (CKE), a professional event childcare provider. This service is offered free of charge to all registered IETF participants. Space is limited so advance signup is strongly encouraged.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I sign up?

Please complete this form and send it to support@ietf.org.

Where will my child be?

Your child will be onsite at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown, the IETF 114 meeting venue, in one of the meeting rooms.

What days and hours will childcare be available?

  • Saturday, 23 July: 13:00-18:00
  • Sunday, 24 July: 9:00-18:00
  • Monday, 25 July 9:00 - 18:00
  • Tuesday, 26 July: 9:00 - 18:00
  • Wednesday, 27 July: 9:00 - 18:00
  • Thursday, 28 July: 9:00 - 18:00
  • Friday, 29 July: 9:00 - 18:00

What ages are welcome?

We are currently planning to offer childcare for ages 0-12. If you are interested in activities for your teen, please contact support@ietf.org.

What sorts of activities will my child do?

CKE provides complete, day-camp style programs that include a wide variety of arts and crafts, games, and age-appropriate activities. Every program session revolves around a different theme, and multi-day programs will feature multiple themes. Please see this PDF for information about typical daily activities.

Do I need to provide snacks and food for my child?

The IETF, with input from CKE, will provide children with snacks and meals as needed. If your child has dietary restrictions, please note them on the consent form.

What COVID safety precautions are in place?

Please see the Corporate Kid Events website for information about CKE is handling COVID safety.

I'm not sure yet if I'll need childcare, can I sign up onsite?

Drop-ins and onsite sign-ups are welcome, as long as there is availability. However space is quite limited so we strongly encourage you to register in advance.

More questions?

Please see the official Corporate Kids Events FAQ for answers to common questions. If you don't see the answer to your question, please contact at us at support@ietf.org for assistance.

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