Cornell University Child Care Center

Welcome to Our Center

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.

Katie Weber - Center Director


Enrichments & Extracurricular Activities

Everyday Math

Enhanced exploration of early math concepts introduced through engaging activities and songs

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Garden Works

Science lessons through actual digging, planting, cultivating, and growing

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Handwriting Without Tears

Tools and extra exercises to practice putting A,B,Cs into print (preschool and above)

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Movement Matters

Yoga, balance, dance, climbing and more to support physical expression, interests, and skills

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Experimenting with tomorrow’s skills in activities that go beyond our regular curriculum

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Meet Our Center Team

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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.


Our Graduates

Children graduate Bright Horizons programs with the skills they need to succeed in private or public school. In surveys, kindergarten and first grade teachers report that Bright Horizons graduates are enthusiastic learners who are socially and academically ready for the years ahead.

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Health & Safety

Your child’s health and safety are our top priority. Our centers have strict guidelines for cleanliness and security and we’re proud to be recognized as a health-and-wellness model for child care centers by the Partnership for a Healthier America.


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