Cornell University Child Care Center

Amber S. Daycare Early Education & Preschool That's More than Daycare Cornell University Child Care Center, Ithaca, NY

Early Education & Preschool That's More than Daycare

Welcome to our center! Every day, our dedicated staff strives to foster your child’s natural love of learning through active play and engaging activities. The children’s library and Growing Readers nook help foster a love of literacy; the outdoor gardening boxes and child-made farmer’s market are the perfect places to cultivate a green thumb; and the Movement Matters Zone encourages healthy habits and socialization through child-friendly yoga, balance exercises, and dance. Plus, the center’s smartboards nurture an interest technology and computers.

Come in for a tour and to learn about all we have to offer. We are located in Cornell University's A Lot - across from the Ithaca Country Club.

Amber Stage - Center Director

Global Health Safety

Health, Safety, and Wellness at Our Center

Your child’s safety and wellness is our top priority. We continue to monitor state and local public health guidelines, look to our medical expert, and use our considerable experience to guide our health and safety practices. Our centers take important steps to ensure the very best for every child, and the Health and Wellness portion of our World at Their Fingertips® curriculum incorporates lessons about these essential topics into every classroom, every day.

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Our Community

Our families come from nearby communities, including Ithaca, Dryden, and Cortland. Located in Cornell University's A Lot, across from the Ithaca Country Club, we're easy to get to for drop-off and pick-up.


Meet Our Center Team