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The Detroit Diesel-UAW Child Development Center is located at 13440 Outer Drive West, between 1-96 and Plymouth Road. From Telegraph, take Plymouth Road east to Outer Drive. Make a left onto Outer Drive. The Center is located two blocks down on the left. Enter through the Detroit Diesel Corporation guard shack and follow the signs around to the Child Development Center. From I-96: Exit at Outer Drive. Go south on Outer Drive. The road will curve to the left. The entrance to DDC is on the right hand side of the street just after the railroad tracks.
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    "Ever since the first day I walked into Bright Horizons, I have always felt very comfortable that my son would be well taken care of. I thank you all for your caring hearts, teaching right from wrong, and playing a big part in the development of the amazing boy that my son has become."

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  • When School's Out-Camp is In

    Camp Explorations

    Our Summer Camp offers fun and excitement for your child AND meets your expectations of convenience, flexibility, a safe and secure environment, plus experienced counselors.

    Camp starts June 21.

    • Preschool Adventures is designed specifically for children ages 3-5
    • Join School-School Age Adventures for a jam-packed, fun-filled summer designed for children ages 6-12 that includes:
    • Special guests
    • Cool themes like STEM, ecology, culinary arts, creative design, cinematography & games 
    Contact us for our complete calendar and registration form!
  • What Makes Us a Unique Place to Learn?

    Find out on a family tour!

    Come into our center for a visit. Our caring staff and expert educators are here to answer all of the questions you have. We're here to talk about safety, our individualized curriculum, teacher training, our learning environments, and how to feel sure the center is right for your child - so you can make your choice with confidence.

    Schedule your tour of all of our great learning environments. See what we're learning today!


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    Infants - Kindergarten Prep

    Discover the Bright Horizons difference at Detroit Diesel-UAW Child Development Center!

    Environments specifically designed for child exploration, discovery and investigation

    Professionally trained early childhood educations

    Independent, teacher-directed, and small-group activities 

    Robust language and literacy curriculum 

    Introduction to Handwriting Without Tears and Everyday Mathematics programs

    Enrichment programs in physical fitness and STEM Education 

    21st century technology in the classroom

    Contact us to schedule your personal visit and secure your enrollment space today.



  • 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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