Your Child Is Happy,
Healthy, & Learning
Care For Preschoolers, Joyous Summer Camps, & Before & After Care For School-Agers
Preschool & Childcare Center Serving Gaithersburg, North Potomac, Potomac, Rockville & Silver Spring, MD
Teachers Share Decades Of Early Learning Fun
Huge Playground For Loads Of Daily Exercise
Gardens, tricycle tracks, and basketball courts host endless, hands-on fun activities and exercise for your child. They are safe at play in age-appropriate playgrounds, where they can run, play, and jump every day.
Near Essentials For
Your Child Enjoys Natural
Sunlight & Scenic Views
A Deep Clean Keeps
Your Child Healthy
A dedicated onsite cleaning staff focuses on keeping your child’s spaces, toys, and equipment sanitized. Your child’s health gets the protection it deserves so they can focus on things like storytime and play.
Safety Features Make Your Day Worry-Free
Features like secure rooms and limited entry give you peace of mind. Team members also use walkie-talkies to stay in continuous contact with each other to keep all children safe.
- School-age before and after school care
- Summer programs
- Year-round, 7 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Academy provides one morning snack and one afternoon snack depending on your child’s daily schedule. All families are required to provide a healthy lunch for your child(ren).
Please refer to the Academy Family Handbook for healthy food choices in the classroom.
Academy’s operating hours vary based on location. Please visit your preferred center’s location page.
At this time, there are no indoor extra-curricular activities (i.e., soccer, ballet, yoga) until further notice.
Each center is equipped with trained staff to facilitate the sanitation of toys and manipulatives throughout the day in addition to frequently touched surfaces. Professional cleaners clean school buildings top to bottom every evening after pick-up
Academy children, staff and families have the option to wear a mask throughout the day. Academy supports each individual’s personal choice! If there is a reported or suspected case of COVID-19, Academy reserves the right to require all children, staff and families to wear a mask for a minimum of 5 days while inside the facility.
Academy follows guidance provided by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other state and local health officials. Please refer to the most recent COVID-19 guidance for licensed child care here: https://earlychildhood.marylandpublicschools.org/system/files/filedepot/3/covid_guidance_full_080420.pdf
Each age group and program have their own capacity guidelines provided by the Maryland State Department of Education. Please click here for state guidelines: https://earlychildhood.marylandpublicschools.org/system/files/filedepot/3/staff-child_ratio_chart_-_child_care_centers.pdf