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


Our Educational Programs

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An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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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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Summer Program

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


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


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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language works

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.

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


Angela Fleetwood

“Thank you so much for taking care of our baby girl. She always smiles when she sees you at drop off and we can tell she is happy. We appreciate that more than we can put into words. ”


Christine H. -Bright Horizons Parent

“My appreciation for the teachers at Bright Horizons goes beyond the words that I can express. They extend themselves daily to our children's learning. Both of my sons were more than prepared to move forward in Kindergarten, thanks to Bright Horizons.”


Jessica F. -Bright Horizons Parent

“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.”



“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!”


Ashley and John


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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