Preschool Programs

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Kangaroo Kids 2018-2019
Limited Openings Remain!
(Age 3 or 4 by December 31, 2018)
Kangaroo Kids is a developmentally appropriate program for 3&4 year olds that provides preschoolers with a variety of opportunities for learning, social development, and fun!  Theme days, arts & Crafts, music, social interaction and creative play makes for a busy day of activities.  Our “home” at 35 Bell Street is a made for preschool setting that includes a spacious fully equipped playroom, a room for working on quiet activities, a kitchen for baking and a beautiful yard perfect for paying and exploring nature.  It all adds up to an ideal learning environment with the staff members and a maximum class size of 18.  Classes are offered in either a 2 day or 4 day per week session as follows: 

Ages 3&4: Mon. & Thurs.                      9:00-11:30 a.m.
Ages 3&4: Tues. & Fri.                          9:00-11:30 .am.
Ages 3&4: Mon, Tues., Thurs. & Fri.     9:00-11:30 a.m.
Ages 4: Mon, Tues., Thurs. & Fri.         12:30-3:00 p.m.

Program begins September 11 and runs through June 3.  Total Fee for the 2 day morning session is $909. Fee for the 4 day morning or afternoon session is $1,600. An Open House will be held on Wednesday, September 5 from 4:00-6:00 p.m.  Come meet our staff!

Kangaroo Kids Deposit
AM 3&4:   Mon. & Thurs.                   403128-01    (Waitlist Only)
AM 3&4:  Tues. & Fri                         403128-02    (Waitlist Only)
AM 3&4:  M,T, TH, F                         403128-03    (Waitlist Only)
PM 4:       M, T, TH, F                       403128-04    (Openings Remain)

A $250 deposit is required at the time of registration; the balance of the fee is paid in two (2) installments as follows:

Sept. 14, 2018:
AM 3&4:         Mon & Thurs.                   $330
AM 3&4:         Tues. & Fri.                      $330
AM 3&4:         Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri.     $675
PM 4:              Mon, Tues, Thurs. Fri.    $675

Jan. 11, 2019:
AM 3&4:         Mon & Thurs.                   $329
AM 3&4:        Tues. & Fri.                       $329
AM 3&4:        Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri.      $675
PM 4:             Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri.     $675
LOCATION:   Kangaroo Kids  35 Bell Street
DATES:          September 11, 2018-June 3, 2019

Music Together
(Newborns – age 5)
An innovative approach to early childhood music learning based on the premise that all children are inherently musical.  Children explore and express music alongside their most important role models; parents, caregivers and teachers.  Nurture your child’s natural enthusiasm for music & movement during this early childhood stage of most rapid growth.  Instructor is Jessica Nevins of Music Together of the River Valley.

Music Together-Fall
Music Together 9:15           203101-01
Music Sibling 9:15              203101-02
Music Together 10:15         203101-03
Music Sibling 10:15            203101-04
Music Together 11:15         203101-05
Music Sibling 11:15            203101-06

FEE:           $185/child; $100/sibling (Newborns under 8 months attend FREE when a sibling is registered; $185 when registered
MEETS:      Tuesday 9:15-10:00; 10:15-11:00; 11:15-12:00
LOCATION: RCC Activity Room
DATES:        10 Weeks September 4-November 13
                     (No class November 6)

Parent Child Playgroup
(Ages 1-4)
Designed to provide children ages 1-4 with an unstructured group play situation and allow parents an opportunity to meet, relax and enjoy their children.  Held at the Academy Gym on the carpeted spring floor with various equipment for kids to climb, explore and enjoy!  

Playgroup-Mon.  9:15            203125-01
Playgroup-Mon. 10:10           203125-02
Playgroup-Tues.  9:15           203125-03
Playgroup-Tues. 10:10          203125-04

FEE:               $35/child
MEETS:         Monday 9:15-10:00; 10:10-10:55
                      Tuesday 9:15-10:00; 10:10-10:55
                       Friday   9:15-10:00
LOCATION:    Academy Gym
DATES:          8 Weeks  
                       Monday:  September 17-November 19 
                       Tuesday:  September 18-November 13


Book, Craft, Play
(Ages 2-5 years)
This is a parent-child class where favorite childhood books and stories are brought to life through arts, crafts and interactive play and songs.

Book, Craft, Play                     203234-01

FEE:                   $65/child
MEETS:              Friday 9:15-10:00 a.m.
LOCATION:        Academy Teen Center
DATES:              8 Weeks September 21-November 9

Messy Art
(Ages  18 months-4 years)
An introduction to art for parent and child.  It’s not about the end result, but about children getting to color, smear, squish, paint, glue, cut and get creative!

Messy Art              203235-03

FEE:              $65/child
MEETS:         Friday 10:15-11:00 a.m.
LOCATION:   Academy Teen Center
DATES:          8 Weeks September 21-November 9