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EXIT 13 OFF I-84 drive north on Rte 9. Located on the Bright horizons Casperkill Country Club property. The drive is about 10 miles. Once you pass the Poughkeepsie Galleria on your left it's a mile further down Rt 9 on your right hand side just past Half tme. Exit 18 off I 87 going towards the Mid Hudson Bridge. You should pass a Home Depot on the left on Rt 299. Take Rte 9w South towards the Mid Hudson Bridge. Take Rt 9 South to the Bright Horizons. Some land marks are TJ max, Price Chopper, Cappucino's on your right. Once your pass Cappucino's, there is a light go into the far left and make a left into Bright Horizons at Poughkeepsie. We are the first driveway on the left.

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  • What Poughkeepsie Parents are Saying

    about Bright Horizons Child Care

    "I can't thank you both enough for caring for Carter! It truly brings me peace to know that he is safe and loved. Thank you for reading to him, playing with him, and rocking him. Mandy & Ana, you both are appreciated so much for caring for Carter as well! I hope his smile brightens up your days!"

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  • New Waddler Classroom!

    Schedule a visit today!

    To meet the ever growing needs of infant care in the Dutchess County area, Bright Horizons at Poughkeepsie will be opening a 3rd infant classroom! This room will be for infants 12-18 months, and will be our transition room before Toddlers. We are so excited to introduce this new classroom!

    Projected opening: October 31st!

    Schedule a visit today! Come meet our teachers, see our Enrichment Spaces and Enroll in our growing program!
  • 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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  • Read for the Record

    Special Guest Reader- Frank Castella Jr.!

    Join us as Bright Horizons at Poughkeepsie participates in Read for the Record! Dutchess County Chamber of Commerce President, Frank Castella Jr. will be joining us as our special guest reader!

    This year's book is The Bear Ate Your Sandwich by Julia Sarcone-Roach.
    We are so excited about this fun event!

  • 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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