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Chalk Preschool Clybourn is located in Chicago's Lincoln Park/Old Town neighborhood down from the North Ave/Clybourn/Halsted intersection.

Neighborhood landmarks: British School of Chicago, Pump It Up, Whole Foods, SoNo East Apartment complex, New City Complex, Buy Buy Baby.

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  • What Chicago Parents are Saying

    about Bright Horizons Child Care

    "We love Ms. Ashley! My son can't wait to see her everyday and he is always greeted with a big smile! He has learned so much from her this school year and we know everyday when we drop him off, he is in great hands and with someone who genuinely cares about him and all of the other kids!"

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  • Summer at Clybourn

    Now Enrolling for Summer Camp 2017!

    We are now enrolling for "Summer at Clybourn" - Summer Camp 2017! We will maintain our teaching techniques and environment for learning, but will add in some special changes for a fun and carefree summer. Click HERE to view our fun adventures each week!

    Highlights Include:

    • Flexible enrollment options available - Enroll for specific days, weeks, or the whole summer!
    • Exciting weekly adventure themes such as STEM Works, Our City and Neighborhood, Creative Expressions and much, much more!
    • Weekly fieldtrips and daily visits to Pump It Up

    Contact us today at 312-867-7100 or for more information!

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  • What Makes us a Unique Place to Learn?

    Our great programs for learning & play!

    We’re a boutique childcare & preschool center located right in the South Lincoln Park/Old Town neighborhood of Chicago. 

    With so many great enrichment programs, there’s something great for young learners to explore every day. Stop by to see our Science Lab where we explore our magnetic building wall, SMART board, and wind tunnel! There’s also an Art Studio for all ages to explore and room for music and yoga!

    Schedule a time to come see our center and talk to our staff about our flexible scheduling and convenient parking for families.

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  • Join Us for an Open House

    4/10/2017 - 4/11/2017

    Come explore our classrooms and curriculum!

    Are you looking for the perfect fit for your child’s early education? Join us for our open house to discover our world-class curriculum, meet our engaging teachers, and explore our bright, inviting classrooms. We’ll see you there!

    Experience Bright Horizons® for yourself -- no RSVP necessary.

  • About the Curriculum

    Our unique approach to education.

    Bright Horizons’ The World at Their Fingertips

    Children learn in a variety of ways and at their own pace. Our carefully planned curriculum is designed to inspire your child at every age and stage. Built around extensive research, 21st-century technology, and developmentally appropriate instruction, our curriculum introduces concepts of math, science, language, culture, environment, art and health.


  • About our Teachers

    Helping children reach their potential

    Our Teachers

    Inspired by knowledgeable child development professionals who understand the balance between nurturing developing minds and caring for tender spirits, children grow from curious infants into explorative preschoolers. Our teachers are all experienced and highly trained, meeting rigid certification requirements. They keep up with the latest techniques in early childhood curriculum and continually develop new skills to guide children on a path to lifelong learning.

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  • Health & Safety

    Because parents need peace of mind

    Well Aware and Staying Healthy

    Our center environment offers children a healthy and safe place to develop and learn. Through our Well Aware program and our Staying Healthy procedures, we set high expectations for creating healthy environments and also foster positive attitudes within children towards healthy living, physical activity, and nutrition.

    We’re proud to provide programs parents can feel good about, and to be recognized as a model for other early education programs by the Partnership for a Healthier America and First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move campaign.

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