Department of Energy Child Development Center

Early Education & Preschool That's More than Daycare

Welcome! Our goal is to set your child up for success by providing an inspiring learning environment and engaging activities at every age and stage. Our dramatic play areas and outdoor amphitheater set the stage for creative playtime and help your child build an imagination. The outdoor classrooms and garden foster an interest in the environment with nature-inspired activities, and the movement zone encourages healthy habits through kid-friendly exercises, yoga, and dance. Plus, your child will have plenty of time to run around and develop social skills on our rooftop playground. Come take a tour to learn more!

Kindergarten boy reading a book at a desk
Center Welcome Photo
Center Welcome Photo
Bright Horizons Daycare | Health & Safety

Health & Safety at Our Center

Your child’s safety is our top priority.  And our enhanced, industry-leading COVID-19 protocols are informed by experts, supported by child-friendly communication, and created to be a seamless part of your child’s positive experience at our center.


Click below to learn more about:

• Health & Safety Directors

• Our COVID-19 Practices

• Olly Pop!

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Our Community

Our families come from nearby communities, including Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Located near Smithsonian Museum, Smithsonian Metro, and L'Enfant Plaza Metro, we're easy to get to for drop-off and pick-up