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The Center is directly across the street from NorthShore (formerly Evanston) Hospital in the Graham Medical Building. Located at Central Street and Ridge Avenue. The "Purple Line" CTA stop is next door to the West of the center. The center is approximately six blocks West of Lake Michigan and eight blocks East of Green Bay Ave and the Metra Train Stop.

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  • What Evanston Parents are Saying

    about Bright Horizons Child Care

    "Thank you so much for welcoming our baby boy into the infant room! I can clearly tell he is happy and well cared for when I go to pick him up. His teachers has made his transition to daycare/school that much easier! Thank you so much!"

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  • Bright Horizons Radio on Pandora

    Music the Whole Family Will Love!

    Music encourages rhythm, motor skills, and self-expression. It also teaches social skills, sounds, and language – important abilities that will help children make friends and face challenges when they enter school. 

    Bright Horizons Radio on Pandora® makes it easy to put music into your child’s world. Our station gives you access to family-friendly music from today’s popular artists that you can feel great about…and that everyone will enjoy.

    Looking to turn that music into learning? Strike a chord with Family Tambourine Making.

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  • What Makes Bright Horizons a Unique Place to Learn?

    Come visit our center to find out!

    Our caring staff and expert educators are here to answer all of your questions - about safety, individualized curriculum, teacher training, learning environments, and more. With a tour you can feel sure the center is right for your child, so you can make your choice with confidence.

    Schedule your tour of all of our unique indoor and outdoor learning environments today.

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  • Join us for Summer Camp!

    Is your child ready for a summer of adventure?

    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?  NorthShore University Child Development's  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, distance from a beautiful natural playground, active gardening and water play.

    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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