Newborn children through the age of 12 months will follow their own sleeping and eating schedule. The remaining time will be spent with their care giver enjoying toys, songs, books and lots of special attention. Each day, parents are provided with an individual written daily report with specifics about their child’s day.
The children in this program are beginning to be more independent as they learn self-help skills. Balanced with eating and napping is plenty of time for learning, either on their own, with friends or with their teachers. Puzzles, table-top toys, blocks, art, dramatic play, music and story time are all part of a very active day. There is a daily parent note posted in the classroom that lets parents know about their child’s day.
This program is designed for pre-kindergarten children between the ages of 3 and 5. Children will spend a full day learning and sharing side-by-side with others in their age group. Basic skills are taught and reinforced through games, projects and classroom learning equipment. The school day includes circle time, peer and individual learning, nap or rest time, story time, outdoor activities throughout the day, learning stations, teacher-led instruction and afternoon projects. There is a daily parent note posted in the classroom that lets parents know about their child’s day.
The fee for the Child Care program is based on a sliding scale and includes breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack as a child’s schedule dictates.
This program is specially designed for the child whose parent(s) work longer than the normal school day. This care is available before and after school and all day during the summer months, snow days and school holidays.
Focused on the development of children aged 6-12, each day during the school year includes time for homework and studying during the school year. Other activities include free play, outdoor activities and hands-on learning. Tuition includes breakfast, lunch and/or snack, depending on when children are in our care.
(Hours 9:00 a.m. until noon) This program is designed for pre-kindergarten children (ages 3-5) to build friendships and learn pre-kindergarten skills. Attendance can be scheduled for 2, 3 or 5 days a week. Children will spend time learning and sharing side-by-side with others in their age group. Basic skills are taught and reinforced through games, projects and classroom learning equipment. The morning includes circle time, free play, story time, outdoor activities, learning stations and teacher-led instruction. Classes follow the school district calendar. Fee is based on the number of days attending.
This is your child care solution for appointments, shopping or anything unexpected. Children from the age of 6 weeks to 12 years may attend. Care is normally available from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Open spaces are available on a first come, first served basis. Calls to schedule care should be made the day before the care is required, or no later than 7:30 a.m. on the day service is needed. Please contact the Moscow Center at 842-2949 or 'Ventures in Learning at 689-9671. Arrangements for Hamlin LEAP can be made through the Moscow Center.
The Moscow Center is home to our Resource Center. Information on child development, parenting, prenatal care and other related topics are available. Parents from any of our centers are welcome to visit or request any of our books, tapes or filmstrips through their Center Supervisor.
Early Intervention Program
This program is designed for children who have special needs. Children in this program can receive individual lessons, speech therapy, physical and/or occupational therapy support through arrangements with early intervention services. Resources and referrals for the family are also available.
Referrals to social service agencies are available upon request. We also make referrals when we cannot provide a service.
Parent Involvement Opportunities
North Pocono Preschool, Inc. maintains an open door policy through which parents are welcome to come to the center at any time without prior notice. Parents are also encouraged to use their interests and skills through volunteer service to the agency.
Because the care and education of children is so important, we encourage parents to meet with us during parent conference opportunities. This is time to talk one-on-one with us about their child’s development as well as any concerns that they may have.
Parent Meetings are an opportunity to interact with other parents, North Pocono Preschool staff and other community members. Meetings can be an activity such as a Parent Brunch or family Ice Cream Social. It may even be work day to help make improvements.
Breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack are included in the cost of tuition. Children learn basic nutrition through our food program. Healthy eating habits and table manners are emphasized at meals and snack times.