Child Care + Preschool guide

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Finding the right childcare or preschool for
your child is no small feat. It means fi nding
a place that is in line with your values
as well as your child’s needs and personality.
We’ve rounded up a sampling of
Ann Arbor Area’s Child care Centers and
Preschools to help you fi nd the best place
for your child.

Arbor District Library Preschool Expo
Sunday, March 7, 1-4 p.m.
Palmer Commons
100 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor

Wondering what preschool best suits your
child? Come to the Preschool Expo and find out!
Representatives from local preschools will discuss
their services and answer your questions.
Held on the UM campus, parking is free in the
garage across from Palmer Commons.

Go Like the Wind Montessori School
3540 Dixboro Lane, Ann Arbor
734-747-7422

www.golikethewind.com
We are committed to the principle
that each child deserves to be
respected, protected and nurtured in
their education. The design of our
infant through Middle programs
fosters a love of learning that
helps each student reach their
personal and academic potential.
Our school is nestled on a fortyacre
campus including a 15-acre
Nature center.

The Chelsea TreeHouse
320 N. Main St., Chelsea
734-475-1555

www.thechelseatreehouse.com
Every super fabulous party at the TreeHouse
is full service, Each party has a host to take care
of all your needs and wishes. TreeHouse parties
let parents enjoy their children’s parties, not
work at them. Parents supply the kids and the
cake, we do the rest!

Washtenaw Christian Academy
7200 Moon Rd., Saline
734-429-7733

www.washtenawchristian.org
Washtenaw Christian Academy
Preschool is dedicated to providing
a developmentally appropriate, playbased
education in a loving and Christcentered
environment. The program
encourages growth spiritually, academically,
socially, emotionally, and
physically. We offer a warm and
loving atmosphere that nurtures the
whole student.

Early Learning Center
3070 Redwood
734-973-7722

www.elcpreschool.com
The Early Learning Center is a half-day preschool,
accredited by NAEYC. Founded in 1975,
ELC’s mission is to provide a safe and nurturing
learning environment for preschool age children
of all cultural backgrounds and abilities.
We believe that learning takes place primarily
through exploratory play. We offer a variety of
both directed and non-directed activities to
encourage children to develop a strong sense of
curiosity, self-esteem, and independence.
The Early Learning Center is a non-profit
corporation operated by a Board of Trustees.
For more information, please contact Denise
Grzesiak, Director, at 734-973-7722.

Girl Scouts
(800) 49-SCOUT
www.GSHOM.org
Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan’s summer day
camp program is often more affordable than
daycare and offered for girls grade K-8. There are
also leadership opportunities for girls in grades
7-12. Day camp meets during the day with girls
going home for the evening. Some day camp
sessions have an option for the girls to spend a
night. For more info, call (800) 49-SCOUT or visit
the Web site www.GSHOM.org/camp.