Ballston Children's Center / Arlington VA
Educational Child Care Center for children 2.5 to 5 years old, located in the Ballston area of Arlington, County Virginia. The Center is open Monday through Friday from 7 am to 6 pm, year round.
At Ballston Children’s Center, we have created a safe environment of care, love, support, and respect. Our day is filled with play and learning. Your child will be taken care of by our professional, dedicated and responsible staff.
Our carefully designed Center is spacious and bright. Your child will flourish socially, emotionally, and intellectually in our Center.
Our Educational Program develops skills and concepts that prepare children for kindergarten. We have a well-balanced curriculum of activities which introduce early math, language arts, fine and gross motor skills, and social skills. In addition, our program allows children to explore reading, writing, and comprehension skills. The children learn through playing and working on a variety of projects.
Our teachers promote social development by helping the children to get along with each other, teaching them mutual respect, appreciating cultural and ethnic diversity, and encouraging children to work independently.
Special Programs & Extracurricular Activities
Daily activities are designed for children to learn art, music, crafts, language arts, math, reading, writing, science, social skills, and fine and gross motor skills. We provide an environment that helps children to be creative in solving problems, redefining situations, demonstrating flexibility and being adventurous.
Our classrooms are cozy, colorful and filled with light from large windows to encourage children's growth and well-being. Our magical hand-painted stage brings children together for imaginative play.
Our Extracurricular programs
We offer French and Spanish classes, Dance/Ballet classes, Performing Arts classes, and Yoga classes.
Meals and Snacks
We provide wholesome, nutritious meals: breakfast, A.M. snack, hot lunches, and P.M. snack which is prepared on site. Meals are included in the tuition and meet federal and state requirements and guidelines established by USDA.
Each morning and afternoon, if weather permits, the children will be at the playground.
What We Did Today
Is posted in the classroom to keep you informed of your child’s daily activities.
We encourage the children to explore and create educational projects using a variety of art media, related to the weekly theme.
Summer is fun. Our marvelous summer camp program includes daily themes such as veggies and fruits' day, jewelry making day, kite flying day, cooking day, weaving day, etc. Water play, field trip, wall climbing, fun-tastic fitness program and playground activities allow children to enjoy the outdoors.
5 Days $360.00
3 Days $250.00
2 Days $180.00
A $100.00 Registration fee and the first-week tuition is due upon registration. The fees are non-refundable. Registration Fee and the first-week tuition will reserve your space.
Second child discount 10%
All tuition payments are due in advance; Monday before 12:00 noon. There is a late fee charge of $10.00 per day for payments made after 12:00 noon on Monday. Cash and credit cards payments are not accepted. Only checks or money orders. Returned Check fee $50.00.
The Center reserves the right to adjust tuition at any time.
There is an additional fee for summer camp and extracurricular activities.
Performing Arts Classes