(4 months to 2 years old)
Panda classes are offered five mornings a week, gives infants and toddlers an opportunity to play, learn, and socialize in a safe, nurturing environment. Families may enroll their child one day a week, or more if space permits. Panda classes are open to children from the age of six weeks (for siblings of current AUCP students) or four months (for new families). Six Pandas are supervised by a teacher, an aide, and a co-oping parent. Parents are not required to remain on site when they have no co-oping responsibilities.
Kangaroo and Koala Classes
(2 years old by September 30, 2017)
The Kangaroo and Koala classes are for children who are two years old by September 30, 2017 and have birth dates from 10/1/14 to 9/30/15. Children need not be toilet-trained. These classes consist of 12 children each. The Kangaroo class meets on Monday and Thursday mornings; the Koala class meets on Monday and Wednesday mornings.
Penguin and Puffin Classes
(3 years old by September 30, 2017)
The Penguin and Puffin classes are for children who are three years old by September 30, 2017 and have birth dates from 10/1/13 to 9/30/14. Children need not be toilet-trained. These classes consist of 12 children each and meet on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings.
Dolphin and Eagle Classes
(4 years old by September 30, 2017)
The Dolphin and Eagle classes are for children who will be 4 years old by September 30, 2017 and have birth dates from 10/1/12 to 9/30/13. These classes consist of 14-15 children each and meet on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday mornings.
(Science & Nature Enrichment)
An optional enrichment class with a Science & Nature theme will be offered on Monday and Thursday mornings. The Cheetah class will stress the process of discovery. Children must be enrolled in the Dolphin, Eagle, Penguin or Puffin class in order to be eligible for this class.
An optional Pre-kindergarten enrichment class will be offered on Monday and Wednesday mornings. The Owl class will provide opportunities for field trips, language activities, and cooperative learning experiences consistent with the children’s’ interests and needs. Children must be four years old by September 30, 2017 to enroll.
Lunch Bunch is an enrichment class for children heading off to kindergarten the next fall. It meets once a week starting in January from 12:30-2:30pm, providing the children an opportunity to acclimate to a full day at school in an environment that is both fun and comfortable for them. The group activities are centered in art, science exploration and play-centered activities, all with a theme of the day.
I feel like the teachers and staff really care for my child and have her best interest at heart. I am thrilled to be a part of the school.
– AUCP parent