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Discovery Kids Preschool

A Preschool Program for our 3 & 4 year old friends!

Where learning and fun go hand in hand!

There is no better place than Discovery Kids Preschool to give your child the jump start they need to foster a love of learning. Discovery Kids Preschool is excited to announce that we now offer separate 3 & 4 year old morning programs with the opportunity to sign up for full days. Our program allows children to utilize The Discovery Center’s ‘hands on’ children’s museum and explore The Story Garden, our interactive outdoor environment. A professionally trained teaching staff will work closely with you to ensure your child’s experience is one they will cherish for years to come!

BINGHAMTON U.P.K. PROGRAM & TUITION ASSISTANCE
The Discovery Center’s afternoon Preschool Program is now a Binghamton City School District Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program for 4 year olds only! Children who turn 4 years old by December 1st and are residents of the Binghamton City School District are eligible to enroll in our afternoon program TUITION FREE. You are only responsible for a $65 non-refundable deposit. Families may also be eligible for tuition assistance. Funding is based upon family income. For more information stop by the Day Care Unit located at: 171 Front Street, Binghamton, NY 13905 or call the Day Care Unit at: (607) 778-2628.
 
Fees & Online Payment
Binghamton UPK is free for City residents, $65 non-refundable deposit due at time of registration. Register before June 30th and receive a free Discovery Center membership!

- 3 year old morning session: 8:30am-11:30am $77/week
- 4 year old morning session: 8:30am-11:30pm $77/week
- 3 year old afternoon session: 12:15-2:45pm $65/week
- 4 year old UPK afternoon session 12:15-2:45pm $65/week
- Combine morning & afternoon sessions for a full day of learning fun 8:30am-2:30pm: $135/week


 
 
 
“Good For You” Curriculum
Cognitive skills including language building, numbers, sorting, grouping, colors and shapes, and an introduction to foreign languages and world cultures are explored through a traditional preschool curriculum. Healthy eating habits, physical fitness, self-esteem and imagination building will all be incorporated as part of the children’s daily activities. Children will be up on their feet practicing large and small motor skills, dramatic role play, creative arts and music movements throughout the week. Special instruction will be offered by our museum educators in the areas of Little Hands Science and Story Time.
 
Preschool Calendar
Discovery Kids Preschool follows the Binghamton City School Calendar for Holiday Breaks & School Closings September-June.

Hours: Monday – Friday half day sessions either 8:30-11:30am or 12-2:30pm

Separate 3 and 4 year old classes each session with the option of a full day program with our back to back classes…just bring a bagged lunch!

Binghamton 4 year old UPK class is an afternoon session.


Need to pay tuition?
Online payments are for current enrollees only. For new registrations please contact Cary Swartz at The Discovery Center prior to paying online.
 
Discovery Kids Preschool
 
DISCOVERY KID’S CLUB
for more information or to register for Kids Club, please call Cary Swartz at 773-8661, ext. 208.

“The Place to Be After Three” For grades K-5, the Discovery Kids Club is a place where school-aged children can go after school to make friends and learn to appreciate themselves as individuals through a variety of creative experiences. We place a strong emphasis on community building, leadership, and community service. Our educators will work with you to ensure your child’s after school adventure is the kind of experience childhood memories should be made of! Now taking registrations for the 2013-14 academic year.
-Hands-on curriculum
-Creative arts & crafts
-Explore the world of science
-Enjoy The Discovery Center’s interactive exhibits
-Outdoor play in The Story Garden
-Homework help
-Healthy snacks
2012-2013 Fees:  $65 per week, $65 non-refundable deposit due at time of registration.  Register by June 30th and receive a free Discovery Center membership! Tuition Assistance available through Day Care Unit, call (607) 778-2628 For current enrollees, now accepting payment for our Kid's Club online. Click here! For new registrations please contact Cary Swartz at The Discovery Center prior to paying online.
 
 
  • Kids Club hours Monday-Friday 3-6pm plus long days on most Binghamton City Schools holiday breaks.
  • Kids Club follows the Binghamton City School District Calendar: September - June.
  • Kids Club is Closed on Snow Days.
  • Binghamton City School District transports full-time Kids Club members in grades K-5 to our program.
  • Parents must provide transportation for children from schools outside BCSD.
 
 
Discovery Kids Club - Payment
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