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Child Care, Pre-K and School Age Center

Our operations are affected by COVID-19. Please see our home page for the most recent updates on facilities, events and more.

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Child Development, PreK and School Age Centers

Our child development centers (CDCs) provide a safe, caring environment that fosters social, emotional, physical, and creative development for family members between the ages of 6 weeks and 5 years. Some of our CDCs also host the free Georgia Pre-K program. All CDCs use the Creative Curriculum. Our centers are fully accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Fees are based on family income. Register at Parent Central.

 

MilitaryChildCare.com is a Department of Defense website for military families seeking child care. This single online gateway provides comprehensive information on military-operated or military-subsidized child care programs worldwide and simplifies the child care search and request process. Establish your account today at www.militarychildcare.com.

 

Georgia Pre-K 2020/21 Orientation

Greetings and welcome to our 2020 Bright from the Start virtual Pre-K orientation. The Corona Virus has changed how many organizations and schools will be conducting business this year. Georgia Pre-K is committed to preparing and building your child's knowledge for Kindergarten. This will take a team effort on all of our parts to bring the best possible experience to your child.

Please find below specialized videos that you are required to watch. These brief videos will  inform and prepare you on what to expect this year.

Additionally, please respond by email to your point of contact at Parent Central that you have watched all of the videos.

Thank you and let's have a great wonderful year!

 

School Liaison Officers (SLO):

Preparing your child for Pre-K and What can a SLO do for you?


Special Needs Education Director:

Mrs. Parker explains special needs procedures and required information needed to help your child.


CYS Nurse:

Mrs. Musgrove will explain safety, medicines protocols and required vaccinations.


Child Developement Centers (CDC):

Meet your CDC Director your child is assigned to and learn general information about the CDC.


Pre-K Program Teachers

Meet the teacher for your Pre-K program!

Here are some helpful links about Georgia's Pre-K program and home activities that can enhance your child's learning.

1st Division CDC

Aside from full day care, 1st Division also offers before and after care for Georgia Pre-K students. Pre-K space is limited and enrollment is decided by a lottery system each year.

Indianhead CDC

Aside from full day care for ages 6 weeks to 5 years, Indianhead also offers Strong Beginnings Pre-K, which equips preschoolers with the basic skills and behaviors they need to start kindergarten. It is open to 4-year-olds, whether they live on post or off.

Main Post CDC
McGraw CDC

Aside from full day care, McGraw also offers before and after care for Georgia Pre-K students. Pre-K space is limited and enrollment is decided by a lottery system each year.

Santa Fe CDC

Aside from full day care, Santa Fe also offers before and after care for Pre-K children. Before care is 5:30 to 8:30 a.m. and after care is 3 to 6:30 p.m. Santa Fe also offers the free Georgia Pre-K. PreK space is limited and enrollment is decided by a lottery system each year.

School Age Center

The Fort Benning School Age Center, Bldg 2653 on Ingersoll Street, offers educational and recreational opportunities for elementary age children. Services include:

  • Before and after school care for children
  • Full-time care during school breaks and other occasions
  • Hourly care for school age children
  • Full-day camp sessions during school breaks
  • Respite care the second and fourth Saturday of every month during the school year

CYS programs are subject to change. Space is limited and registration is required. Register at Parent Central, Bldg 104 on Marchant Avenue. For more information, call +1 (706) 545-2079.

Reserve Hourly Care

We currently do not offer hourly care services.  If you have any questionts, please call Parent Central, 706-545-3060.

CYS offers hourly child care at the CYS Satellite Center in Building 9257. from 8am-5pm Tuesdays and Thursdays, by appointment only at https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil up to three weeks in advance (same day appointments can be made (if space is available) by calling Main Post CDC at 706-545-3732).  Children have to be registered with Parent Central and parents need to request log in information thru Parent Central before making reservations on webtrac, customers with questions or problems can call Main Post CDC for help at 706-545-3732 or contact Parent Central at 706-545-2079.

EFMP Trick or Treat & FAP Safety Fair

Oct 29 5 pm - 7 pm
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EFMP Trick or Treat & FAP Safety Fair

Oct 29 5 pm - 7 pm
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Youth Biking

Oct 30 4 pm - 5:30 pm
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UPS Road Code

Nov 4 4 pm - 5 pm
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Youth of the Year

Nov 7 12 pm - 2 pm

Holiday Magic Curbside

Dec 3 5 pm - 7 pm
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Bright Lights: Holiday Night Tour

Dec 4 6 pm - 10 pm

Bright Lights: Holiday Night Tour

Dec 4 6 pm - 10 pm
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