Welcome to Bright Horizons at Gap

Meet the Center Director

Amber Schnitzius

M-F: 6:15 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Phone: (717) 442-2495

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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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Where children become engaged learners who take pride in academic achievement

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Summer Camp

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


Meet Our Teaching Team

Ashley B.

Support Staff

I love teaching because: Each day is a new adventure! You can start each day fresh and with a new outlook. It is such a great feeling to see the children having fun, hearing them laugh, and watching them grow.

Teaching since: 2005

Julie K.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to be with the babies! I enjoy being able to teach them their firsts. Everyone is so different and I learn from them as well. And of course I love the snuggles!

Teaching since: 1999

Tina L.

Support Staff

I love teaching because: It is rewarding to watch all children grow and learn. To see them accomplish a task they have been working on is great!

Teaching since: 1992

Candace Y.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: The children's constant curiosity and their creativity they present in the classroom!

Teaching since: 2015

Linda F.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love the curiosity of the children and seeing them grow into their own unique individual!

Teaching since: 2003

Sarah F.

Support Staff

I love teaching because: I love to see the smiles on the children's faces. I feel each child has their own unique personality!

Teaching since: 2013


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 Works

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.

“Ms Tina Thank you for all that you do for my children. You welcome them in the morning with a smile, give them the attention that they need, and snuggle them before they get on the bus each morning. Your personal touch and compassion is very much appreciated!!”



“To all the teachers at Bright Horizons in Gap From the bottom of our heart we truly appreciate all that you do for our children. Your kindness, compassion, and positive attitudes have been remarkable! I will forever be grateful for all that you have provided and taught my children. Much gratitude and love to you all!!!”



“Ms. Julie, From the time we met you back when Jason was in the infant room your bubbly personality have been magnetic. Although we don't see you as much anymore, you always greet us with a smile and hugs for the kiddos when we do get a chance to see you! Thank you for all of you have done!”


Petrow Family

“Candace has been an amazing teacher and friend to Addy. Adalyn loves her and is so sad that the center is closing and she won’t get to see her anymore. She has helped her grow in so many ways. We will both miss her dearly! <3”



“Thank you for all that you do for our children! It is greatly appreciated”



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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.

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