Welcome to Bright Horizons Family Center at Del Mar


Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Sandy C., Daycare Center Director, Bright Horizons Family Center at Del Mar, San Diego, CA

Meet the Center Director

Sandy Cook

M-F: 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Phone: 858-509-0419

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Our Early Education Programs Offer More Than Daycare

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An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

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Where curious children become inspired and ready for school

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Kindergarten Prep

Preparing children for success in kindergarten and beyond

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A place for children’s social and academic skills to flourish

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Summer Program

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


Meet Our Teaching Team

Melody D., Daycare Teacher, Bright Horizons Family Center at Del Mar, San Diego, CA

Melody D.

I love teaching because: I love helping them learn and grow into responsible people.

Teaching since: 2010

Rose P., Daycare Teacher, Bright Horizons Family Center at Del Mar, San Diego, CA

Rose P.

I love teaching because: every day is a new day and children are amazing to work with.

Teaching since: 1997

Fawn E., Daycare Teacher, Bright Horizons Family Center at Del Mar, San Diego, CA

Fawn E.

I love teaching because: I love watching their faces light up when they learn something new.

Teaching since: 2003

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Our Approach to Teaching & Learning

At Bright Horizons, our Discovery Driven Learning™ approach makes early learning an adventure. Find out how we nurture your child’s natural curiosity, focus on what interests them most, encourage learning through play, and help them get ready for kindergarten.


Bringing Our Curriculum to Life

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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.