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  • What Chicago Parents are Saying

    about Bright Horizons Child Care

    "Thank you Nancy for taking great care of Julia! You work so hard and I appreciate it very much! Julia is a lucky girl to have such caring toddler teachers."

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  • Menu

    January through March

    Our students enjoy family style dining during breakfast, lunch, and snack times. Regular and Vegetarian menus are available. Read more our the Regular menu. Click here for our Vegetarian menu.
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  • Celebrating 30 Years of Learning!

    Bright Horizons is proud to celebrate 30 years as the early educator and partner of choice for families around the world.

    We look forward to supporting the next generation of parents and children, and continue to cheer the big steps made by the early learners at all of our centers. Because the most exciting milestones are the ones we get to celebrate with parents and children every day.

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  • Now Enrolling!


    Are you searching for a summer camp program for your child, that includes  healthy meals, low teacher child ratios and engaging indoor and outdoor environments?  UChicago Stony Island Preschool and Kindergarten Prep's Camp Explorations has all of this and more!

    Camp Explorations is about active learning, exploration and adventure, and creating friendships.  We offer a spacious learning environment, beautiful natural playgrounds, active gardening, water play, and walking field trips to UChicago and Hyde Park landmarks.

    We welcome you to visit our school. Contact us today to schedule a visit and to receive more information about our preschool and kindergarten prep summer programming!

  • 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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