"Camp Fire Child Development Center is a community demonstration school for family-centered child care, with an innovative family support system to help parents balance the daily demands of work and home. The Center is a training and observation site for child care providers, students, administrators and educators."
Excerpted from the preschool's website
Below is a sample of a daily routine for our older children in the center (18 months â€“ 5 years). This is only an example and details are modified to provide developmentally appropriate practices by room, age and interests of children.
6:30 â€“ 8:30 a.m. Arrival/Centers
8:30 â€“ 9:00 a.m. Family style breakfast
9:00 â€“ 9:15 a.m. Bathroom/Diaper change
9:15 â€“ 9:45 a.m. Large group circle time followed by centers
9:45 â€“ 10:30 a.m. Outside time/gross motor activity
10:30 â€“ 11:00 a.m. Transition and bathroom
11:00 â€“ 11:30 a.m. Reading
11:30 a.m. â€“ Noon Family style lunch
12:15 â€“ 2:30 p.m. Nap
2:35 â€“ 3:00 p.m. Wake up/Clean up/Transition to snack
3:00 â€“ 4:00 p.m. Outside time/gross motor activity followed by bathroom/diaper change
4:00 â€“ 4:30 p.m. Afternoon group circle time
4:30 â€“ 6:00 p.m. Centers
Clean-up, water breaks and potty times are on-going and as needed.
Center activities and experiences include, but aren't limited to: science, process-oriented art, wood working, reading/literacy, writing, home-living, blocks and math-manipulative.
Infant schedules are set by the parents with support of Camp Fire staff because infant needs and schedules vary.