Welcome to Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital Childcare Center

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Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Lisa S., Daycare Center Director, Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital Childcare Center , McHenry, IL

Meet the Center Director

Lisa Schipp

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 855-827-0394
Phone: 815-669-4374


Our Early Education Programs Offer More Than Daycare

Infant boy crawling and smiling


An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

Toddler girl in a pink coat and two pigtails looking up and smiling


An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

Preschool girl with short, brown, curly hair sitting at a table and smiling


Where curious children become inspired and ready for school

Kindergarten boy wearing a plaid shirt and striped hat outside

Kindergarten Prep

Preparing children for success in kindergarten and beyond

School aged boy with a missing front tooth standing and smiling


Where children become engaged learners who take pride in academic achievement

Preschool girl holding a big beach ball outside

Summer Program

A welcoming place for age-appropriate fun, friendships, and exploration


Meet Our Teaching Team

Karla R., Daycare Teacher, Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital Childcare Center , McHenry, IL

Karla R.

I love teaching because: children are so enthusiastic about learning and exploring the world around them. It is enjoyable to see them grow and achieve success.

Teaching since: 1989

Vanessa M., Daycare Teacher, Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital Childcare Center , McHenry, IL

Vanessa M.

I love teaching because: I love the light bulb moments that happen every day with every child as they develop at their own pace.

Teaching since: 1996

Nicholas F., Daycare Teacher, Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital Childcare Center , McHenry, IL

Nicholas F.

I love teaching because: I am inspired when a child is excited to learn new things.

Teaching since: 2016


Bringing Our Curriculum to Life

Scientific experiments for Kids | STEM activities|Safety goggles|Bright Horizons

Our NAEYC Accreditation

Bright Horizons is committed to 100% NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) accreditation for all of our eligible child care centers and preschools.

Why NAEYC? Based on a multi-step process of continuous evaluation and improvement, NAEYC accreditation is the most comprehensive in the field, ensuring that our programs are informed by research and demonstrate high-quality standards.

NAEYC accreditation is our commitment to families. It is one way we provide the very best care and education for young children. Bright Horizons goes beyond what a traditional daycare would offer in order to establish a strong foundation for success in school and life.


Upcoming Events for Families

Summer Explorations

June 30 | 8am-6pm

Join us for an action-packed summer! Rolling enrollment starts in March.