Welcome to First Discoveries at Bright Horizons


Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Karin B., Daycare Center Director, First Discoveries at Bright Horizons, Hershey, PA

Meet the Center Director

Karin Beal

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 717-588-1220

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Our Early Education Programs Offer More Than Daycare

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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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A place for children’s social and academic skills to flourish

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Summer Program

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


Meet Our Teaching Team

Christopher P., Daycare Teacher, First Discoveries at Bright Horizons, Hershey, PA

Christopher P.

I love teaching because: it gives me the ability to see the world through the eyes of the children in my classroom.

Teaching since: 2009

Cheryl T., Daycare Lead Teacher, First Discoveries at Bright Horizons, Hershey, PA

Cheryl T.

I love teaching because: I get to watch their little minds work in new ways, and build strong connections and bonds with the children and their families.

Teaching since: 2004

Amanda L., Daycare Lead Teacher, First Discoveries at Bright Horizons, Hershey, PA

Amanda L.

I love teaching because: of all the opportunities for the children to grow.

Teaching since: 2001


Bringing Our Curriculum to Life

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Our NAEYC Accreditation

Bright Horizons is committed to 100% NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) accreditation for all of our eligible child care centers and preschools.

Why NAEYC? Based on a multi-step process of continuous evaluation and improvement, NAEYC accreditation is the most comprehensive in the field, ensuring that our programs are informed by research and demonstrate high-quality standards.

NAEYC accreditation is our commitment to families. It is one way we provide the very best care and education for young children. Bright Horizons goes beyond what a traditional daycare would offer in order to establish a strong foundation for success in school and life.