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Directions from Crystal Lake/Cary: -Travel West on Rt. 14, Thornton's Gas Station is on the right. -Continue .8 miles crossing over Rt. 31 -Turn right on Pingree; Jameson's Charhouse is on the right. -Go .3 miles and turn left on Congress Parkway. -The Metra train station is on the right. -Continue .8 miles to Memorial Drive and turn right. -Continue .2 miles and turn and turn right on Memorial Court -Bright Horizons at Crystal Lake is on the right. Directions from McHenry: -Travel South on Rt. 31. -Turn right on Rt. 176, Wendy's will be on the right. -Continue .5 miles and turn left on Terra Cotta Avenue. -Continue 1.2 miles, crossing over Crystal Lake Avenue. -Turn right on Congress Parkway. -The Metra train station is on the right. -Continue .8 miles to Memorial Drive and turn right. -Continue .2 miles and turn right on Memorial Court. -Bright Horizons at Crystal Lake is on the right.
  • Crystal Lake Child Care Center Address:

    290 Memorial Court, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

  • Toll-Free Phone: 877-624-4532
  • Phone: 815-455-5376
  • Hours of Operation: M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Ages Served: Infants, Toddlers, Preschool, Kindergarten Prep, School Age

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  • What Crystal Lake Parents are Saying

    about Bright Horizons Child Care

    "Ms. Marie - thank you for all you do for Emilie! She loves being at school and always talks about Marie and her friends. She's learned so much from you and we can't thank you enough :)"

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  • Preschool Summer Camp

    Summer Camp for children ages 3-6!

    Join our camp for a summer of adventure, exploration and good old fashioned fun.

    Preschool/Kindergarten Prep Summer Adventures

    ·       Adventure Areas specifically designed for children ages 3-6

    ·       Preschool environments are transformed into distinctive summer spaces

    ·       Adventure the great outdoors in fun and exciting ways while continuing to build on children’s skills and individual development

    ·       Special guests

    ·       Swimming and Gymnastics Field Trips

    Summer Camp at Bright Horizons offers families convenient and safe programs with experienced staff and the flexibility to meet parents’ expectations.

  • Earth Day Virtual Art Showcase

    Share your kids' recycling projects with us!

    Earth Day is a day dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of keeping our planet healthy and clean. How will your family make a difference?

    Put your creative caps on and join our Virtual Art Showcase! Instead of tossing recyclable materials, re-use them. Gather recycled materials ranging from used bottles, old clothing, cardboard or anything else you can think of and get busy creating. One lucky winner (at random) will receive an Earth Day Children's Gift Pack, featuring books, seeds to experiment with plants at home and more.

    The last day to submit a photo of your artwork is on Sunday, May 3rd


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  • 5 Reasons to Visit Us

    Contact us to schedule a visit.

    #1: Passionate & caring teachers

    #2: Curriculum in action

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  • 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.

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  • 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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