Family Child Care
Same level of education and care but in a smaller, home environment
Experience the Benefits of Our Family Childcare Homes: Nurturing, Small Group Environments for Infants through Young School Age Children
Our Family Childcare (FCC) homes are located throughout our local North Shore and Cape Ann cities and towns. Each offers a warm and nurturing, home-based environment operated by an independent provider and overseen by our FCC Director. As with our center-based educators, our providers receive professional development, first aid and CPR training, coaching, mentoring, along with ongoing professional development, support, and resources.
These programs offer a small group setting with lots of one-on-one attention for each child. Children from infancy through young school age spend their days in an enriching environment, engaged in daily curriculum designed to meet each child’s individual and unique developmental needs, building cognitive, motor, and social-emotional skills. As with our center-based location, nutritious meals are provided.
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Ages birth – 2yr 9mo
Infant & Toddler
The littlest members of BCLC are enveloped into a safe and welcoming environment – with a focus on building social emotional skills and fostering an early connection to nature-based learning in this classroom.
Ages 2yr 9mo – 6 years
Our preschool children spend their time in one of three developmentally appropriate classrooms. We fully equip our students for daily fun-filled and engaging STEM inquiry, environmental stewardship, social interaction, and expressive art exploration. Be warned-they may not want to leave at the end of the day!
Kindergarden – 6th grade
School Age (ASOST)
Hands-on education for children ages Kindergarden to 6th grade. They are usually having so much fun, they forget that they are actually still learning!