Preschool Programs

Kangaroo Kids 2019-2020 Limited Openings Remain!
(Age 3 or 4 by January 1, 2020)
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 9 and runs through June 5.  Total Fee for the 2 day morning session is $959. Fee for the 4 day morning or afternoon session is $1,675. An Open House will be held on Wednesday, September 4 from 4:00-6:00 p.m.  Come meet our staff!

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

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

Sept. 13, 2019:
AM 3&4:   Mon & Thurs.                   $355
AM 3&4: Tues. & Fri.                        $355
AM 3&4: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri.       $713
PM 4:  Mon, Tues, Thurs. Fri.           $713

Jan. 10, 2020:
AM 3&4: Mon & Thurs.                   $354
AM 3&4: Tues. & Fri.                      $354
AM 3&4: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri.     $712
PM 4:  Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri.        $712
LOCATION:                                   Kangaroo Kids  35 Bell Street
DATES:                                         September 9, 2019-June 5, 2020

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 alone)
MEETS:           Tuesday 9:15-10:00; 10:15-11:00; 11:15-12:00
LOCATION:      RCC Activity Room
DATES:           10 Weeks September 17-November 26 (No Class November 5)

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

FEE:                  $30/child
MEETS:            Monday 9:10-10:00; 10:10-11:00
                          Thursday 9:10-10:00; 10:10-11:00
LOCATION:       Academy Gym
DATES:              6 Weeks  
                          Monday:  September 16-November 4 
                          Thursday:  September 19-October 24


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 9:15                  203234-01
Book, Craft, Play 10:15                203234-02

FEE:                       $60/child
MEETS:                  Friday 9:15-10:00 a.m.; 10:15-11:00 a.m.
LOCATION:             Academy Teen Center
DATES:                   6 Weeks September 20-October 25

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:                   $60/child
MEETS:              Tuesday 9:15-10:00 a.m.
LOCATION:         Academy Teen Center
DATES:               6 Weeks September 17-October 22

Science & Nature - NEW!!
(Ages 18 months-4 years)
Come explore the world around you through books, songs, crafts and kid safe age appropriate science experiments. 

Science & Nature              203233-01

FEE:                       $60/child
MEETS:                 Tuesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.
LOCATION:           Academy Teen Center
DATES:                 6 Weeks September 17-October 22