Strong Start

Early Learning Centre

This program is designed to work in partnership with parents, their children, an Early Childhood Educator, and community partners.

Community partners include:

School District 10 (Arrow Lakes), Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy,
Slocan Lake Early Learning Society and the Healthy Families Resource Group.

Your Child:

Your child will feel free to explore and play in an environment that is friendly, safe and inspiring!

You:

You will get to share in the excitement and successes of your child’s early learning experiences!

A time for play:

Halloween At Strong Start

  1. Explore with sand and water
  2. Explore through art with a variety of mediums
  3. Develop all the senses
  4. Learn songs, enjoy music
  5. Learn fingerplays
  6. Listen to stories
  7. Play dress-up
  8. Climb and slide
  9. Build with blocks
  10. Pretend play with animals, little people, dolls
  11. Play with natural and real materials

Nutritious snacks are provided!
drop-in timesDrop-In Times

Please join us:

Monday and Friday  9pm – 12pm
Tuesday, Thursday 2pm-5pm
Wednesday 5-8pm (soup and gym)

For more program details contact:

Charlene Alexander
Early Learning Program Coordinator

Phone: 250 358 7768

Email: charlearn@msn.com

BC Ministry of Education

We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia through the Ministry of Education.

Where are we?

We are located at:

Lucerne Elementary Secondary School

604 7th Ave.
New Denver, BC

A program of:

StrongStart Early Learning Centre

A School Based Early Learning Program

A free drop-in program for children 5 and under and their parent, grandparent or caregiver.

Parent & Caregiver Testimonials:

“StrongStart is a great community connector.” Trevor Holsworth – Dad

“We love Bean!” Ayla & Raya Kipkie – Children

“It is a wonderful place & opportunity to meet up with friends, play and do new and interesting crafts and activities!” Natasha Weiss – Mom

“I think StrongStrong is a great program the children get to socialize with people their own size in a safe, loving environment. My grandson always enjoys being here.” Heidi Casely – Grandmother

“Jiro and I love StrongStart. Socializing while doing various activities promotes all the good developments like solving puzzles etc. and it is interesting for me too.” Jackie Taylor – Grandmother

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Supported Child Development
Ministry of Children and Family Development