Upper Marlboro, Maryland • Washington, D.C.
The C.H.I.L.D. Center
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Our Developmental Programs at a Glance
Where Child Care Leads to Growth

At The C.H.I.L.D. Center, our programs are designed with full/extended day activities, which provide enriching and structured interaction for children. Our facilities are an extension of the community developed to give parents a more convenient means of utilizing a supervised, professional, and educational child care facility. The focus of the centers is to promote a positive, friendly, and developmental environment for children of all ages.

Girl - Bring your kids to our child care center for before and after school programs and summer camp. Our 3 day care centers are located in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, and Washington, DC.

Our Offerings at a Glance

  • Computers in some Classrooms
  • Swimming Activities (Summer)
  • Thematic Activities
  • Vouchers Accepted (D.C.) 
  • Summer Enrichment Camp/Seasonal Camps
  • Field Trips (Educational & Recreational)
  • Nursery (2 year olds) and Preschool (3 -4 year olds) Programs
  • Before & After School Program (4–12 years)
  • Structured Academic Curriculum (HighReach/ABEKA)Infant/Toddler Program (6 weeks-24 months)
  • Music, Art, & Science incorporated into the Curriculum(2 - 4 year olds)
  • OSSE Department of Health Licensed, DHS Approved
  • Insured 

School Year Program
The C.H.I.L.D. Center offers an educational, hands-on curriculum designed for ages toddler to 5 years. This program operates from August through June.

Before & After School Program
This program is designed for ages 4 through 12 and operates from August to June. It includes a homework hour and structured activities.

Seasonal Camps/Summer Enrichment Program
Seasonal camps are 1 week during Christmas and Spring Break. The summer program is considered a thematic enrichment camp. It operates approximately 8-10 weeks, from June until August.

Meal Program
The C.H.I.L.D. Center provides breakfast, a catered lunch, PM snacks. These meals meet the nutritional guidelines established by the USDA.

The C.H.I.L.D. Center has an educational-based hands on curriculum designed to meet the developmental needs of each age group. A planned curriculum for the toddler through 4-year-old groups include:

  • Outdoor & Social Play
  • Music & Art Activities 
  • Science Activities
  • Cooking Experiences
  • Field Trips
  • Cultural Activities
  • Dramatic Play
  • Reading Readiness
  • Math Readiness
  • Language Development
  • Creative Activities
  • Health & Nutrition
  • Social Learning Experiences
  • Social Studies Activities

Infant/Toddler Program
These programs include daily activities (language development and social skills), peer interaction, and outdoor exploration.


Other C.H.I.L.D. Center Amenities and Services

Boy - Bring your kids to our child care center for before and after school programs and summer camp. Our 3 day care centers are located in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, and Washington, DC.
  • Services Provided to Non-Enrolled Children for Emergency Care/Other School and Program Closings
  • Daily Drop-In Service (All Ages) up to 3 days
  • Professional, Friendly Staff (CPR/First Aid Certified)
  • Safe & Secure Environment
  • Vouchers Accepted 
  •  Weekend Services (D.C. Location)
  • Only One Discount Per Family Applies 
  • Fees Payable by Money Order, Cash
  • "Parents Night Out" Service (Dates TBD)
  • Flexible Schedules, Part-Time Schedules
  • Space Rental for Parties & Events Available
  • Some Holiday Hours
  • Utilize Services At All Sites for Scheduling Conveniences

Bring your child(ren) to one of our facilities and enroll in the infant, toddler or preschool program,  
before and after school program and\or seasonal\ summer camps.
Facilities in Washington, D.C.

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