Welcome to Memorial Children's Center Operated by Bright Horizons

Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Center Director

Laura Bakker

M-F: 6:15 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 904-702-1285

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Our Educational Programs

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Infants

An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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Toddler/Twos

An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

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Preschool

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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Summer Program

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

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Latoya S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love working with the children because there is truly wonder in everything that they do.

Teaching since: 1998

Shirley P.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: They are our future, so we must invest love, time, and caring, and most importantly teach them.

Teaching since: 1990

Loida D.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: The children brighten my day when I see them light up when they complete a task.

Teaching since: 1992

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The World at Their Fingertips

Our own World at Their Fingertips® curriculum is based on the research of the most renowned education experts. Designed by our education team, it’s created to support these important early years, to inspire children to be bold explorers today and joyful, confident learners for life.

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Literacy, language, and love of books cultivated through listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Science Rocks

Spurring a sense of wonder through observations and experiments in which we ask questions and form, record, and describe conclusions.

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Art Smart

Fostering an interest and appreciation of art, music, theater and dance, while encouraging individual talents and artistic expression.

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Math Counts

Early math concepts experienced through counting, sorting, patterning, one-on-one correspondence, and problem solving.

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Well Aware

Healthy living developed through physical activity, good nutrition, and healthful habits incorporated into every day routines.

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Towards a Better World

Experiences and activities designed to help children learn to respect our world, its diverse people, and the environment we live in.

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Caring Matters

Support for important social skills including compromise, self-regulation, negotiating with peers, and forming positive relationships.

“They’ve really been very receptive to hearing our ongoing feedback as we navigate this together. The staff has done an amazing job. It puts my mind at ease knowing that the center has remained a safe place of structure and normalcy.”

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Dr. Robyn Howarth -pediatric neuro psychologist

“Patricia is my sons teacher. She is absolutely wonderful. She truly cares about his development. She sends me messages if he had a rough drop off to let me know that hes okay. She goes the extra mile and it makes a difference. Thank you, Patricia.”

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Kandace

“I’m not worried about her now, and I’ve never been worried about her. That center has become family to us. You never think someone is going to care as much about your child as you do. But I really think these teachers do. Their hearts are gold.”

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Dr. Julia Rosebush - Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist

“We love Mrs.Betsy! She’s Gianna’s mommy away from mommy!!”

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Angela Fleetwood

“These ladies (and all others involved) take great care of our little Princess Leia! We love to see Leia smiling as soon as we walk into the door. I know these ladies greatly care for all these kids!”

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Ashley and John

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Upcoming Events for Families

Camp Explorations

June 1 6:15am - August 7 7:30pm

Bright Horizons summer camp...... Stimulating curiosity while building friendships!

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Healthy Food for Growing Children

Healthy food is part of children’s development. Our menus align with our wellness commitment to Partnership for Healthier America. By eating family-style and serving themselves, children learn about making healthy choices and the connection between food and community.

Early Education Awards & Partnerships

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