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Camp Hill KinderCare

Lauren Shriver, Center Director

3715 Kohler Place Camp Hill PA 17011
(717) 761-4934 Contact this center

Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Years
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Special Instructions:
just off the Carlisle Pike across from Dairy Queen

Elementary Schools Bussed To:
KinderCare provides transportation to Camp Hill School District West Shore School Distirct: Hillside and Highland Elementary Schools Cumberland Valley School District: Hampden Elementary School, Sporting Hill Elementary School provides busing to and from our center. Good Shepherd Elementary School, Camp Hill

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Welcome

Welcome to KinderCare at Kohler Place! The moment that you become a member of the KinderCare family, a partnership of care is formed - care that is not only safe and protective, but that provides the foundation for a lifetime of learning and success. Knowing your child is having fun and learning in ways that are appropriate to his or her level of growth and development also gives you the peace of mind you need as you begin your own day.

Lauren Shriver, Center Director

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Accreditation

Many of our child care centers are accredited by national organizations that require us to meet rigorous early childhood education standards and guidelines for high-quality care and education. Programs that are accredited have demonstrated their commitment to go beyond the state’s minimum licensing requirements to meet and maintain these high standards of quality.

Our Programs

Infant Programs (6 weeks - 1 year)

Babies grow and learn every day. Our goal is to provide a safe and nurturing "home away from home" where babies can explore and make new discoveries. We know that learning through play is extremely valuable at this age and our Early Foundations® Infant program is designed to give babies the skills that will serve as the building blocks for a lifetime of learning.

Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)

As toddlers develop friendships, self-esteem, and curiosity, our Early Foundations® Toddler program will help them explore their world in a safe and nurturing environment. Our unique curriculum is based on the philosophy that children learn best through experiences. So each day is filled with fun activities that excite and develop toddlers, giving them the comfort and confidence to speak those first few important words, as well as make their first friends.

Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)

At this age, children are making new discoveries daily. And as two-year olds begin to exert their independence, our Early Foundations® Discovery Preschool program is prepared to open their eyes to a world of learning, sharing, and exploring. Our holistic approach in the classroom engages young minds with a blend of music, art, and movement, as well as the early education fundamentals they'll need as they continue on to preschool.

Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)

As preschoolers gain more self-esteem, they may feel ready to take on the world. Our Early Foundations® Preschool program enhances that confidence by providing activities to help children become problem solvers and lifelong learners. Through independent exploration, structured activities, and hands-on learning, children will work on early literacy, math, science, and social studies concepts. A healthy dose of running, jumping, and dancing keeps them active too.

Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)

Prekindergartners are preparing for the adventure of a lifetime – school. And our Early Foundations Prekindergarten® program is designed to get them ready by teaching letters and words, math concepts, and valuable social skills. With small group instruction, independent play in an organized atmosphere, and whole-group activities, children will have all the right skills to hop, skip, and jump right into kindergarten.

Before- & After-School Programs (5 – 12 Years)

Even after school's out for the day, children need to be engaged in a comfortable, yet stimulating environment. That's where our Catch the Wave® program comes in. This innovative before – and after-school program allows school-age children to balance learning and fun through a variety of experiences. From homework help to fun physical activities, our program is designed so that everyone goes home happy.

Summer Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)

Don’t miss out on KinderCare’s Summer of Wonder: Six themed programs that will make summer exciting, educational and tons of fun. Whether your child is in our preschool, Pre-K or school-age programs, all of it is designed to help children learn while soaking up the fun. We offer flexible scheduling options to meet the needs of busy families like yours so we hope to see you there.

Participating Child Care Aware Center

KinderCare has partnered with Child Care Aware® of America in an effort to offer fee assistance for Active Duty military families and solutions to their child care needs when care at a Child Development Center on the installation is not available.

Learning Adventures - Enrichment Program

Cooking

The Cooking Adventures program gives children opportunities to participate in fun, developmentally appropriate cooking experiences. They will learn about recipes, ingredients, cooking vocabulary, and the importance of a healthy diet. The curriculum includes lessons on picnics, pizza, and heart-healthy meals.

Math

The Math Adventures enrichment program is designed to teach important mathematics concepts such as geometry, numbers, measurement, and probability. Your child will learn about length, height, and weight. He will learn about shapes and solids. He will learn how to add, subtract, multiply, and count money. Math is everywhere and giving your child every advantage now will add up to success later in life.

Music

Ongoing research proves that early exposure to music helps children think, reason, create, and express themselves. Children will laugh and learn about rhythm, vocal melodies, and a variety of musical genres and instruments, which can lower stress and advance memory. Learning never sounded so good.

Phonics & Reading Adventures

Set your child up for advanced success with literacy through phonics, the study of letters and sounds. Reader books, games, and activity cards help your child understand the basics of vowels and blending syllables, giving him confidence and command of language.

Teachers & Staff

We have a total of 125 years combined experience here at the Kohler Place center. Having a team of dedicated teachers that have been here 20+ years speaks volumes about their level of commitment and engagement in the children and families we serve!

Our teachers believe this is what learning looks like…
Each classroom is alive with education! Each activity in the classrooms is intended to help your child explore, share and grow in a safe and nurturing environment. Our child-directed learning centers are spaces within the classroom where your child can choose his or her own learning experiences. Our 6 areas of focus are: Communication with others, Building brain power, Developing lasting life skills, Growing a healthy body, Making new friends, and Nurturing creativity.
 

  • Angela Stoll, Assistant Director

    Children aren't things to be molded but people to be unfolded"-Jess Lair

    I have been in the field of Early CHildhood for the past 17 years.  When I was at Penn State, I started working at an early learning center and started my love for the field with a group of 4 year olds.  I'm pretty sure I learned much more from them than they ever got from me. After I graduated I knew that I wanted to work at a center and started in a Pre-K class at a center in Harrisburg.  For the past 8 year I have been a Director in Harrisburg, but with recently moving to Mechanicsburg I wanted a job that was a little closer to home. I have a 5 year son who keeps me on my toes everyday!  He will be starting Kindergarten in the Fall and it will be the first time that we are not in the same building, which is a little tough for me.    

    Previous Experience:
    I was a director for 11 years at a centers in Harrisburg
    Favorite Children's Book:
    Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
    Year Started:
    11/10/2014
    Years in ECE industry:
    17 years
    Education:
    BA in Human development and family studies
  • Ashley Bennett

    Ashley Bennett, Health and Safety Coordinator

    Teachers plant seeds of knowledge that grow forever. ~Anonymous
     

    Ashley has been a member of the Kohler Place KinderCare since October of 2006.  She has held a position in all the classrooms at one time or another. She graduated from Ceder Cliff High School.  During her free time, Ms. Ashley enjoys to do scrap booking, spend time with her family and watching and going to Penn State Football games.

    Previous Experience:
    Ashley started at KinderCare right after High School. She has worked in the Toddler room, Discovery Preschool room and Pre Kindergarten room. She has many years of experience with KinderCare and enjoys the challenges and rewards working with children provides her daily.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
    Year Started:
    10/1/2006
    Tenure:
    8 Years
  • Miss Jayne

    Miss Jayne, Infant & Toddler Classrooms

    Every child is gifted. They just unwrap their packages at different times. ~Anonymous

    Ms. Jayne has been a teacher with KinderCare for over 20 years.  She recently became a grandmother and is enjoying her time with her new grandson. Ms. Jayne also likes to complete crossword puzzles, read, and attend painting events with friends. Ms. Jayne enjoys working with all the children and educating them as well as building close relationships with her families.

    Previous Experience:
    Jayne started her career as an Elementary teacher. She started with KinderCare at Kohler Place in 1993 as the infant teacher. Throughout her career here she was the toddler teacher as well. She currently became the toddler teacher again and is enjoying nurtiing and educationg the children.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    Her favorite book is the Big Red Barn by margert Wise Brown
    Year Started:
    8/26/1993
    Tenure:
    22 Years
    Education:
    Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education
  • Ms. Marge

    Ms. Marge, Infant Classroom

    A child has a special way of adding joy to every day. ~Anonymous

    Ms. Marge has been part of the KinderCare family here at Kohler Place for 21 years. She has her Bachelor's Degree in Education and her Child Development Associate's Credential in Early Childhood. She enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and shopping for them. In her spare time, Ms. Marge like to read, watch a good movie, and enjoy a night of creating and painting with friends and family. Ms. Marge loves to go to TSO concerts around Christmas. Ms. Marge says that she loves developing close and loving relationships with all of her infants as well as developing a trusting and caring relationship with parents.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Marge was a High School English teacher prior to becoming part of the Kohler Place KinderCare. She has been the infant teacher for many years and enjoys watching the babies grow and develop at their own pace.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    Mr. Pine's Mixed up Signs by Leonard Kessler. She has fond memories of being read to and all the fun pictures to look at.
    Year Started:
    1/25/1993
    Tenure:
    22 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    21 Years
    Education:
    Bachelor of Science Degree in Education, Child Development Associate's Credential
  • Ms. Mariam

    Ms. Mariam, Toddler Classroom

    Teachers who love teaching teach children to love learning. ~Anonymous

    Mariam grew up in Egypt, where she earned her Bachelors in French and Education. She taught for a few years in Egypt. She is recently new to the  United States and is enjoying getting to know her new country. She still has a lot of family back home and plans on visiting them or having them visit her as soon as possible.  She has been working for KinderCare since 2013.  She travels between the Toddler room and Discovery Preschool room. Currently Ms. Mariam has one daughter but very soon she will welcome a second daughter. Ms. Mariam loves to interact with the children by singing to them and teaching them another language. She also enjoys working with and form relationships with her families.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Mariam use to be a teacher in her home country of Egypt prior to moving to United States. She also did volunteer work with the YMCA in her community. Ms. Mariam has been in the Toddler room and the Discovery Preschool room and enjoys working with the younger children and watching them grow and change daily. They put a smile on her face and brighten up her day.
    Year Started:
    11/12/2013
    Tenure:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
    4 Years
    Education:
    Bachelor's Degree in French and Education
  • Ms. Adrienne

    Ms. Adrienne, Discovery Preschool Classroom

    To teach is to touch a life forever ~Anonymous

    Ms. Adrienne has held many titles while at KinderCare. She is the Before- and After-School teacher, Co-Teacher in the Disovery Preschool room, Van Driver and Substitue Cook. She carries all her duties out with such a positive attitude. She comes from a big family and has a couple nieces. She recently became an aunt agian and is enjoying spending her time with her new niece. Ms. Adrienne enjoys going to the gym, spending time with her family and friends and reading.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Adrienne has previously worked at various learning centers as a teacher, cook, and assistant to the director and other teachers. She became part of the KinderCare family here at Kohler Place in 2013.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
    Year Started:
    10/29/2013
    Tenure:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
    8 Years
    Education:
    Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Ms. Kara

    Ms. Kara, Discovery Preschool Classroom

    A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind, and touches a heart. ~Anonymous

    Ms. Kara has her Child Development Associate's credential and some college credits in Early Childhood.  She has been working with KinderCare at Kohler Place since 1996. Ms. Kara enjoys watching 'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives' marathons on television, spending time with her nieces and nephews, and staying close to her family and friends. She is the youngest of four brothers and has seven nieces and nephews. Ms. Kara loves teaching because she knows she is making a difference in children's lives.  She also enjoys watching them grow every day and building relationships with all of their families.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Kara started with KinderCare right out of high school. She graduated from Cumberland Valley School in 1996. Ms. Kara has held many positions while at KinderCare. She was the Prekindergarten teacher, Health and Safety Coordinator, Acting Assistant Director, a Program Specialist and Learning Adventures teacher.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    Ms. Kara's favorite children's book is the Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. She enjoys reading the book along with acting the book out using the puppet for her nieces and nephews.
    Year Started:
    11/6/1996
    Tenure:
    18 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    18 Years
    Education:
    Child Development Associate's Credential
  • Ms. Megan

    Ms. Megan, Preschool Classroom

    Kids don't remember what you try to teach them, They remember what you are. ~Jim Henson

    Ms. Megan is continuing her education and is almost finished completing her Child Development Associate's Credential. She has volunteered with the Special Olympics and helped with assisting students with disabilities swim at her community pool. In her free time Megan enjoys completing projects and crafts from DIY, playing with her cats and watching copious amounts of Netflix. Ms. Megan is very interested in fashion and loves to watch and read about the latest fashion trends. Her favorite holiday is Halloween. Ms. Megan loves teaching her kids and enjoys watching them grow and learn.  She loves to sing and dance with them and just act silly with them.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Megan worked in retail, as a nanny for the summer and at the WIC office before becoming a part of the KinderCare family. She has been working at Kohler Place since 2012 as the Preschool teacher. She is a very creative and thoughtful teacher and the children in the Preschool class enjoy exploring and learning daily with all the fun creative activities that Ms. Megan plans.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. Ms. Megan used to read it when she was little and always enjoyed the story. She also loves No Baths for Tabitha by Sharon Thomas because she relates to the character who loved to roller-skate like Ms. Megan.
    Year Started:
    8/29/2012
    Tenure:
    3 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    2 Years
    Education:
    Pursuing Child Development Associate's Credential
  • Ms. Angelica

    Ms. Angelica, Prekindergarten & Kindergarten Classroom

    Children are like wet cement, whatever falls on them makes an impression. ~Kaim Ginott

    Ms. Angelica just had her one-year anniversary with KinderCare. During high school, she was enrolled in the Child Care program at Vo-Tech.  Angelica's hobbies include reading, spending time with her family, and watching football.  A fun fact about Miss Angelica is that she has an identical twin sister.  She is also expecting her fist child a little girl in January so she is anxiously awaiting the arrival of her first born.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Angelica worked in other learning Centers as well as taking meals to residents. She started out as a co-teacher with Prekindergarten and in other rooms. This school year, she has become the primary teacher of the Prekindergarten and Kindergarten classroom.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    Love You Forever by Robert Munsch
    Year Started:
    9/19/2013
    Tenure:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
    3 Years
  • Ms. Ashley

    Ms. Ashley, Learning Adventures

    A teacher affects eternity and can never tell where the influences stop. ~Anonymous

    Ashley has been a member of the Kohler Place KinderCare since October of 2006. She has held a postion in all the classrooms at one time or another. She graduated from Ceder Cliff High School. Duirng her free time Miss Ashley enjoys to do scrap booking, spend time with her family and watching and going to Penn State Football games.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Ashley began her career with KinderCare soon after her graduation from Cedar Cliff High School. Since becoming a teacher, she has been a teacher in the Toddler, Preschool and Prekindergarten classrooms, as well as a co-teacher in the Discovery Preschool classroom. She recently became our Learning Adventures teacher.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
    Year Started:
    10/6/2006
    Tenure:
    8 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    8 Years
  • Ms. Lauren, Before and After School

    What we learn becomes a part of what we are. ~Anonymous

    Ms. Lauren enjoys working in the Early Childhood Education field.  She has put college on hold temporarily due to starting a family and currently expanding that family. Ms. Lauren has a daughter and soon will be welcoming a son to her family. During her spare time, Ms. Lauren enjoys gardening, cooking, and hiking. She loves to watch the kids discover new things and be excited about learning.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Lauren has been working with KinderCare for over two years. She works in various rooms and offers support where she can with all the staff.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    Her favorite Children's book is Winnie the Pooh
    Year Started:
    10/25/2013
    Tenure:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
    2 Years
    Education:
    Associate's Degree, Some Courses in Early Childhood Education
  • Ms. Alica

    Ms. Alica, Before- and After-School

    It takes a big heart to shape little minds. ~Anoynomous

    While working at KinderCare, Ms. Alica has had many responsibilities.  She has been the main teacher in the Before- and After-School program, co-teacher in the Prekindergarten room, Substitute in the Infant and Toddler Room, the Van Driver, Senior Camp Teacher and the cook. Ms. Alica enjoys working with all age groups and enjoys getting to know her students and their families.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Alica started out babysitting local families in her community. She became employed with KinderCare of Carlisle and transferred to Kohler Place a few months ago. She was our Senior Camp teacher in our Summer camp program, as well as the van driver for Before- and After-School children.
    Year Started:
    4/2/2013
    Tenure:
    2 Years
  • Ms. Carol

    Ms. Carol, Cook

    Happiness is the kids eating their food no matter what. ~Anonymous

    Ms. Carol enjoys cooking for all the children and providing them with nutritional and tasty foods.  During her spare time she enjoys putting puzzles together, crocheting and making blankets for others. Ms. Carol's favorite place to visit is Disney World with her Grandson. She also loves to create new recipes for her family and friends to enjoy.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Carol has worked in the food industry for a long time. Prior to becoming a member of KinderCare she was a cook at Wendy's and a community restaurant. She holds a second job at a local grocery store in the Deli.
    Year Started:
    10/8/2007
    Tenure:
    7 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    8 Years
  • Ms. Brittany, Substitute

    Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. ~Ben Franklin

    Ms. Brittany enjoys working with the children and watching them explore and learn everyday. Brittany's hobbies are photography, singing and enjoying time with friends and family.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Brittany started at the KinderCare in Mechanicsburg, working in the Preschool room. She transfered to Kohler Place and works in various rooms. Mainly she is the relief for the Infant room teacher, Toddler, and Discovery Preschool teachers.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    Ms. Brittany's favorite children's book is Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister. She loves the book because she loves the ocean.
    Years in ECE industry:
    2 Years
    Education:
    Pursuing Degree in Human Development and Family Therapy

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About Our Center

Our center wants to invite you to become a part of our family.  The dedicated teachers whose tenure range from  21 years to 1 year would like an opportunity to nurture, educate, protect and love your child.  The center is equipped with an Infant room, Toddler room, Discovery Preschool room, Preschool, Prekindergarten and a Before and After school program. The committed teachers have varying degrees from Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education, Elementary, Secondary, Special Education, and Child Development Associate's Credential.  We encourage our teachers to continue their education and offer opportunities for them with our twice a year Professions Development Days, participating in PA Stars and NAEYC.  We offer every child to benefit from our researched based Curriculum which is taught daily.Our center believes that educating our young children and nurturing them will help to make them successful young adults.  We value our families  and want to build strong relationships with each one of them. One way we do that is our daily commitment to you and your child. Stop by and visit and let us welcome you to our Family.

Meals & Menus

Meals Served

  • Breakfast
  • AM Snack
  • Lunch
  • PM Snack

Holidays Observed

New Year's Day
President's Day - Teacher Inservice
Memorial Day
Fourth of July
Labor Day
Columbus Day - Teacher Inservice
Thanksgiving Day
Day after Thanksgiving
Christmas Day

Health and Safety

KinderCare's Committment to Safe Sleep
We practice Safe Sleep for babies! Teachers at Kindercare are trained in Safe Sleep practices and standards.
We follow guidelines established by the American Academy of Pediatrics regarding infant sleep position and surroundings.
 

At KinderCare, what families say about us means a lot. Read below some of the great experiences our families have had with us.

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If you have a story about your experience at KinderCare, please share your story with us.

As a first-time parent, I was anxious and nervous about leaving my child all day. I did my research and visited many centers before choosing KinderCare. Everyone from the director to the cook to the infant room teachers were all very warm and welcoming. I remember when I left my 8-week-old daughter for the first time. Jane told me everything would be fine and Marge told me that I was allowed to miss her but not to worry. Over the past year, the Kindercare family has truly become a second family. Sometimes I even come in early so that I can talk and hangout with the infant teachers. I suggest KinderCare to any parent looking for a facility that has a great education, knowledgeable teachers, and a family filled atmosphere.

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