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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.
  • What Detroit Parents are Saying

    about Bright Horizons Child Care

    "We are so grateful for the wonderful care and education our daughter receives from all of the amazing teachers at Bright Horizons! She wakes up so excited to come to school each day and talks about all of her teachers when she comes home. Thank you for making her feel so loved."

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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!
  • 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

    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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