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EXIT 13 OFF I-84 drive north on Rte 9. Located on the Bright horizons Casperkill Country Club property. The drive is about 10 miles. Once you pass the Poughkeepsie Galleria on your left it's a mile further down Rt 9 on your right hand side just past Half tme. Exit 18 off I 87 going towards the Mid Hudson Bridge. You should pass a Home Depot on the left on Rt 299. Take Rte 9w South towards the Mid Hudson Bridge. Take Rt 9 South to the Bright Horizons. Some land marks are TJ max, Price Chopper, Cappucino's on your right. Once your pass Cappucino's, there is a light go into the far left and make a left into Bright Horizons at Poughkeepsie. We are the first driveway on the left.

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Fall 2016 is right around the corner!

Are you looking for toddler or preschool programs this fall? Now is the perfect time to secure your space!  Call us today to set up a personal tour, meet our teachers and see our program in action.  We look forward to welcoming you!    

Welcome to Bright Horizons at Poughkeepsie

A great place to learn, discover and grow!

The Bright Horizonsat Poughkeepsie is a custom designed center created to fully meet the needs of the children and to maximize safety and teacher supervision. The teacher child ratio meets widely recognized national standards of quality as defined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and New York State licensing agencies. 


Our center is located off of the main road (Route 9)  surrounded by nature. This offers plenty of opportunities for nature walks, science experiments, gardening, sports, and animal watching. We are conveniently located in the Spackenkill school district, in the Town of Poughkeepsie. We are also a short distance from Wappingers Falls, Hopewell Junction and Lagrange.  Each classroom has  large windows and security doors that leads out to the age specific playgrounds and a view of our natural surroundings making it warm and inviting.


What Parents are Saying

Our greatest advocates are also our closest friends.

"Isabelle is such a bright and caring teacher in the k prep class. Her warm and caring demeanor has been such a huge help to my son when he was having rough days and I can't express how much I appreciate that! She will truly be missed when my son moves on to kindergarten!"

Our Center Programs & Services

Here are a few of our best features.

Full- and part-time early education and preschool, Drop-in / emergency-care, School holiday - vacation care, Before- or after-school care, Summer camp

Upcoming Events

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  • Sep 29

    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Bright Horizons® Curriculum Night

    Step inside our classrooms and meet our teachers; explore our parent/teacher partnerships; learn about The World at Their Fingertips® curriculum; and discover how our emergent curriculum approach uses children’s own interests to inspire their love of learning.

Featured Parent Webinar

Parent Teacher Partnerships: The Keys to Successful Collaboration


Creating optimal parent teacher partnerships takes skill and know-how. Watch this video to help determine your goals, your responsibilities, and the line between advocating and over-involvement.

Bright Horizons Parent Community

Helping dad when mom goes back to workThe Bright Horizons Parent Community is a great place for parents and educators to share ideas, get perspectives and ask questions. Looking for info on potty training your toddler or how to get your preschooler started with chores? This is the place for you.

Bright Spaces Help Children in Crisis

Bright Horizons Foundation for ChildrenBright Spaces - special places for children in homeless and domestic violence shelters and other agencies - help children experiencing trauma. Bright Horizons teachers and employees help create Bright Spaces, support them through volunteering, and make a difference across hundreds of communities and serve thousands of children each year. To learn more, including how you could be involved, visit Making Connections Through Bright Spaces, a digital magazine celebrating the impact our programs make in people's lives.

 

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Meals

Nutritious snacks provided daily, optional lunch program available

Get involved in our Enrichment Activities

Because knowledge is more than just the ABC's.

Curriculum Highlights
* Physical Fitness and Wellness program
* Handwriting Without Tears
* Cooking Club
* Ready for School
* Garden Works- click here to see our garden

Enrichment Spaces

* Movement Matter Zone- click here to see our gym
* Art Studio- click here to see the studio
* Cooking  Classroom
* Library Area





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    K-9 Unit Visit 7/18/2016
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    Summer Camp 7/12/2016
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