- School will be ending before we know it, and Barbara's Childcare is preparing for an exciting Summer program!!
-Barbara's Childcare is currently accepting applications for childcare spots for infants 6wks to 2years old. Limited spots available. Apply today for start time July 2017. After spots are full, waiting list will be put in place for next possible start date!!
April 17, 2017
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Welcome to Barbara's Childcare Center!! Established in 1990, Barbara's Childcare was founded in the home of owner and director, Barbara Hunt, and then moved into a center on Carlton Street. Barbara's Childcare Center has been in business for over 24+ years, and is a licensed facility. The structure of the business is centered around a family like experience.
Currently, we provide care to children ages 6wks to 12 years old. The programs offered include infant care, preschool age care, and before and after school care. During the summer, there is a structured, and enriched summer program. The preschool children ranging from ages 2yrs to 5yrs, provides curriculum to prepare the children for entrance into preschool and Kindgergaten curriculum within the school system. We provide children with great educational services including crafts, and holiday activities. Learning is instructed using media sources and circle time resources.
Before and Afterschool Program
The before and afterschool program provides care for children after the periods of school sessions. Barbara's Childcare currently uses the company bus to pick up and drop off children to Bayview Elementary School. There are also bus-stops to schools within the childcare district in which the staff can meet them at the stop. Parents and or guardians, are also welcome to drop kids off to the center before and after school until the close of bunisses day.
During the summer, the before and afterschool programs transitions into a summer program. Within this time the children are still expected to read during the day. The children will also engage in field trips that include: Uno's for pizza creations, Haygood skating, Cinema Cafe, Virginia Aquarium, Virginia Zoo, and AMF bowling alley.
We are fortunate to say our staff is majorty composed of individuals that have been with the business from the start.The business consists of Barbara Hunt (owner/director), Natasha Hunt (co-director), and other staff members that are family and long-time friends. Our center has a passion to aid in the growth of children throughout the childhood experience. Staff is educated in Early Childhood education.Each staff member is required to complete training throughout the year, as a way to continue learning and engaging in positive interactions with the children.