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"We had a great experience at
. Our children have been attending over 3 years. The teachers are very nurturing and their curriculum prepared" well our kids for public elementary schools. The staff is composed of older ladies that are very caring. They are very experienced and know how to handle different kinds of kids. As a point, prior to K3, we placed our kids at more attended daycares and it took months for my daughter to stop the drop off anxiety which was much shorter at
. Facility is relatively old since it is run within the facilities of
Church. However, the classrooms are cutely set and bathrooms are modified for little kids. The drop off is at the gym which was odd in the beginning but they have a lot of toys there to play with. Also, they have a large green space with playground. The curriculum seems like traditional phonic based, but since it is church sponsored there is bible lessons added. They
’t provide lunches so one needs to pack them but also their costs are affordable when compared to skyrocketing costs at more attended daycares. While it may not be the glamorous facilities, we value good people who are caring and we found our place at
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-Charles C.

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"Our daughter thrived in their infant room: got on a good sleep schedule, ate well, learned to interact with all sorts of children and adults. They were particularly" supportive of my mid-day breast-feeding visit and would allow me to breastfeed in a private room. The young toddler room was a bit more chaotic, especially as the older toddler room dropped off in her room in the mornings. The older kids zoomed around while the non-walkers admired. It's a good thing for them to interact with kids of other ages, and I support that. But the drop-off could be a little harried. They played outside a lot, and during the summers, they have "splash days" where they get to play in little baby pools. Their Christmas program is a hoot! Overall, it's a great community to be a part of.

-Sara A.

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PCMA was incredible. We cannot say enough good things about the staff, facility, curriculum, environment, teachers, etc. We feel very blessed to have landed on such a wonderful environment for our first child. It is tough to get in here, for good reasons - advice is to reserve a spot early!
- Kyle S.
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We brought our 2 year old to this center in June 2014 and she is currently still attending. The staff and facility are amazing. I would recommend this child care center to anyone who has fears of dropping their child off at a daycare. After the first week, my fears were gone and I am 100% comfortable every day I bring her there.
- Danielle B.
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I witnessed the employees in an outing at the skating rink. they stayed on their phones the ENTIRE time and did not supervise the children. There was a special child who could not skate nor fend for herself so my husband and I had to take care of her. she was hungry and thirsty and while the other children ate we found her in in the back corner of the rink crying because she wet herself!! these day care workers never even got up from the table and say and stuffed their faces with con session food the ENTIRE time! they even had a little boy waiting on them! I tried and tried to get in touch with the manager to maker her aware of the situation, but she was never in when I called and wouldn't return my calls! parents do not send your children to this place as they will be neglected by lazy uncaring sorry excuses for child care workers!!!
- Morgan K.
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This school is now called Happy Campers
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Israel. Teacher turnover is terrible, the director is never available and very defensive if you happen to question the quality of care your child receives. My kids were so unhappy and my oldest told horror stories about kids (3-4 year olds) being sent to the office and screamed at. My 1-year-old was constantly coming home with bumps and bruises because he fell but i was never able to talk to his teacher about it because she left at 3pm. Sometimes they didn't even fill out accident reports. All the teachers seem very unhappy and most are upset and looking for new jobs due to conflicts with the director. I would not recommend this place to anyone.
- Kiley R.
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This was one of the most horrific experience of my life trying to enroll my little one in this childcare. This is a facility that has put into place a discriminatory practices. There are dual policies of enrollment to screen out african americans and most foreigners, they create a bogus "trail" time to screen children. After 1.5 hours of visiting the school, my son was told he doesn't "fit in". Words cannot describe my outrage and I write this review so that no other family will experience this. I've contacted their upper management to report the incident with absolutely no correction, which leads me to believe this is company wide culture of racism and that's why I will urge anyone to carefully consider any
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- Saharla J.
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They are very attentive and work well with my children. They are caring, patient and my children are speaking a lot of Spanish. My children also enjoy going there. I highly recommend them to others.
- Jorge R.
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The computer system for loging in and out children is regularly turned off before the end of business. . When the staff turns off the log out computer system they have the ability to fill in a persons name as if they have logged of that child. If you have shared custody, that can be a problem. There have been numerous times when I picked up my child, the First Impression's Daycare on Old
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Rd. did not record my name as the parent picking up the child. The mom has other people pick up and drop off my child, yet their names do not appear on the login sheet. I have had relatives pick up my , child, yet their name did not appear on the log in/ out sheet.

I CAN YOU SAY FRAUDULENT RECORDS

The finger print reader: Sometimes it works sometimes it does not. The front door is not secured and the front desk is not always sta

If everyone did a manual sign in and out, if would force their records to be accurate. It would force the front desk to be staffed.

The staff does get a parent to sign off at the end of the month that all the previous log for the month is correct. In my case, the other parent does not have authorization to sign off on my time. The staff continues to give the other parent the monthy signoff sheet. They have been generating incorrect log sheets and they have been informed that the other parent has been signing off on inaccurate log sheets.

It may not be a problem for most, unless you need accurate record for court or want to know who actualy is picking up and dropping off your child. I know i am not the only shared custody situation, so check log for accuracy or use a daycare facility with manual log sheet or better technology that ensures the child is accurately logged in and out.

- Steven W.
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My son attended part-time just for four months (then my employment situation changed). They made him feel so welcome, served nutritious food, had carefully planned activities, and gave careful notes about each day. They were flexible to provide make-up days if he was sick, and allowed me to switch days half way through. The environment was clean, there were appropriate child to teacher ratios, and an overall happy experience. I hope to enroll my son again in the fall!
- Nina R.

Daycare Centers in Durham, NC

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21ST CENTURY CHILDCARE

100 WITTENBERG WAY
Durham

A BUNDLE OF JOY CHRISTIAN HOME

1723 COLLIER DR
Durham

ACADEMY OF STARS

1222 HOLLOWAY ST
Durham

ALEASE MARSH DAY CARE

3205 HORNBUCKLE PL
Durham

ALL GOD'S CHILDREN CHILDCARE

10 WINNABOW CT
Durham

ALL MY CHILDREN CHILD CARE

5307 Partridge St
Durham

ALL MY CHILDREN DAYCARE

5307 PARTRIDGE ST
Durham

ALL MY CHILDREN OF DURHAM LLC

702 JULIETTE DR
Durham

ANTIONETTE'S LITTLE ANGELS

3101 TRINNESS DR
Durham

ASBURY PRE-SCHOOL

806 CLARENDON ST
Durham

ASKORP INC

3008 DIXON RD
Durham

AWARE CHILD DEVELOPMENT

515 COLFAX ST
Durham

BEAUTIFUL BEGINNINGS CHILD CR

1222 N ALSTON AVE
Durham

BERT'S CHILD CARE

125 CUSHMAN ST
Durham

BETHESDA BAPTIST CHILDCARE CTR

1914 S MIAMI BLVD
Durham

BIZZY BEE'S GARDEN

3816 WATKINS RD
Durham

BRAGTOWN DAYCARE CTR

2713 N ROXBORO ST
Durham

Bright Horizons

2352 So-Hi Dr
Durham

BRIGHT HORIZONS CHILDREN'S CTR

1012 SLATER RD
Durham

BRIGHT HORIZONS CHILDREN'S CTR

4205 CAPITOL ST
Durham

BROWN'S DAY CARE

2724 ATLANTIC ST
Durham

BRYANT'S CHILD DEVELOPMENT CTR

105 Sierra Ct
Durham

BRYSON CHRISTIAN MONTESSORI

2811 UNIVERSITY DR
Durham

BUNDLES OF JOY CHRISTIAN DAY

PO Box 11425
Durham

BUTTERFLY KISSES ACADEMY

3627 GUESS RD
Durham

BUTTONS & BOWS DAYCARE

1110 CALUMET DR
Durham

BYNUM'S DAY CARE

125 PARQUET ST
Durham

CALVARY CHILDCARE MINISTRY

1204 LYNN RD
Durham

CAROLINA FRIENDS SCHOOL

404 ALEXANDER AVE
Durham

CAROLYN DIXON'S DAY CARE

1714 HILLANDALE RD
Durham

CHILDCARE NETWORK

827 S SELLARS MILL RD
Durham

Childcare Network #102

1309 Washington Ave
Sanford

Childcare Network #125

350 West Jones Street
Fuquay-Varina

Childcare Network #166

117 Woodcroft Parkway
Durham

Childcare Network #246

2029 Winston Road
Clayton

Childcare Network #247

622 South Barbour Street
Clayton

Childcare Network #248

100 East School Road
Clayton

Childcare Network #57

921 Ruby St.
Durham

Childcare Network #58

115 Rippling Stream Road
Durham

Childcare Network #59

221 E. Six Forks Rd.
Raleigh

Childcare Network #60

2912 Brentwood Rd
Raleigh

Childcare Network #61

4905 Western Blvd.
Raleigh

CHILDREN'S CAMPUS AT STHPNT

7317 FAYETTEVILLE RD
Durham

CHILDRENS COOPERATAIVE PLAY

4700 EPHESUS CHURCH RD
Durham

Christain Faith Child Development Center

101 S Peachtree Street
Creedmoor

CHRISTIAN PREP ACADEMY

1405 E Nc Highway 54
Durham

COLOR ME HAPPY LEARNING CTR

401 LATTA RD
Durham

Creative Child The

14103 Capital Blvd
Wake Forest

CYNTHIA MC CALLUM DAY CARE

610 DUPREE ST
Durham

D & J DAYCARE

2320 HILLANDALE RD
Durham

DE BERRY'S DAY CARE

225 REYNOLDS AVE
Durham

Deborah's Day Care

1801 Stage Rd
Durham

DURHAM NURSERY & PRESCHOOL INC

3011 ACADEMY RD
Durham

ENRICHMENT CENTER

10 T W ALEXANDER DR
Durham

EPWORTH PRE-SCHOOL

3002 HOPE VALLEY RD
Durham

ERNESTINE GLADYS BROWN PRESCHL

1118 HOLLOWAY ST
Durham

EVA'S LOVING DAY CARE

118 DAVIDSON AVE
Durham

F HOWARD ALSTON/RUSSELL MEML

703 S ALSTON AVE
Durham

FAMILY PRESCHOOL

4907 Garrett Rd
Durham

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN DAY SCHOOL

305 E MAIN ST
Durham

FIVE OAKS PRE SCHOOL

1106 HILLANDALE RD
Durham

FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH CHILD CARE

1612 CARPENTER FLETCHER RD
Durham

FREELAND DAY CARE

608 N HYDE PARK AVE
Durham

GARRIS SMALL DAY CARE

923 SEDGEFIELD ST
Durham

GENESIS HOME

300 N QUEEN ST
Durham

GINGER BULLOCK DAY CARE

115 SAINT PAUL ST
Durham

GINGERBREAD CHILD DEVMNT CTR

3224 DEARBORN DR
Durham

GLOXO SMITH KLINE CDC

5 MOORE DR
Durham

GOLDEN TREASURES CHILD CARE

214 BRASSY CREEK AVE
Durham

GORMAN EARLY LEARNING CTR

3311 E GEER ST
Durham

GRAYS SMALL WONDERS DAYCARE

509 HANSON RD
Durham

GREAT HORIZONS PRESCHOOL INC

5755 N ROXBORO RD
Durham

GREATER NEW BIRTH CHILD DEV

2618 HARVARD AVE
Durham

GREENWOOD SCHOOL DISCOVERY

1307 W WOODCROFT PKWY
Durham

Growing Child Unlimited Inc

321 Spring Forest Rd
Raleigh

HEART'S DELIGHT DAY CARE

711 ARNETTE AVE
Durham

HEAVENLY ANGELS HOME DAYCARE

3607 PENN DR
Durham

HOPKINS CHILD CARE ACADEMY

1013 DELRAY ST
Durham

INDIGO MONTESSORI SCHOOL

1101 W MAIN ST
Durham

INTERIM HEALTH CARE

3710 UNIVERSITY DR
Durham

Jasper's Place

9013 Glenwood Ave.
Raleigh

JEAN JEWELS FAMILY CHLDCR HOME

4431 ANGIER AVE
Durham

JUMPING JACK ACADEMY

2800 SHAFTSBURY ST
Durham

JUMPING JACKS ACADEMY II

3020 E WEAVER ST
Durham

KADEJAH'S PLAYHOUSE

626 MARTIN ST
Durham

KARLA'S DAY CARE

1715 COLLIER DR
Durham

KID'S ACADEMY

PO Box 15242
Durham

KIDDIE PREP SCHOOL

2919 FAYETTEVILLE ST
Durham

KIDS FIRST HOME DAY CARE

4001 BOOKER AVE
Durham

KIDS LEARNING CTR

4210 NC HIGHWAY 55
Durham

KIDS R KIDS OF MORRISVILLE

6010 MCCRIMMON PKWY
Morrisville

KIDZ KONNECTION

100 E Judd St
Zebulon

KIDZ-VILLE DAY CARE

4408 COTTENDALE DR
Durham

KIN

1006 BROAD ST
Durham

KIN II

1416 BROAD ST
Durham

KINDER-CARE LEARNING CENTERS

3106 N DUKE ST
Durham

KINDER-CARE LEARNING CENTERS

3703 UNIVERSITY DR
Durham

KinderCare Learning Centers LLC

200 Forest Dr
Knightdale

KINGS KIDS

1914 NC HIGHWAY 55
Durham

KNOWLEDGE ACADEMY

2919 FAYETTEVILLE ST
Durham

Kool KidZ

107 Edinburgh Dr
Cary

LA PETITE ACADEMY

4022 WAKE FOREST RD
Durham

LA PETITE ACADEMY

3627 GUESS RD
Durham

LA PETITE ACADEMY

5115 HIGHGATE DR
Durham

LAKEWOOD AVENUE CHILDREN'S

1701 W LAKEWOOD AVE
Durham

LANDEEINGDAM DOSLAND DAY CARE

1915 CROWELL ST
Durham

LANETTE'S CHILD CARE CTR

312 E UMSTEAD ST
Durham

LEARNING CIRCLE

1321 TRALEA DR
Durham

LIL ANGELS DAY CARE

106 HICKORY GLEN LN
Durham

LIL BLESSINGS HOME DAY CARE

6 JONATHAN CIR
Durham

LINDSAY FAMILY DAY CARE

2002 MATILENE AVE
Durham

Little Destiny Literacy Center

3329 Forrestville Road

LITTLE DREAMERS PRESCHOOL-CARY

171 HIGH HOUSE RD
Cary

LITTLE LEARNERS

711 BERWYN AVE
Durham

LITTLE LEARNERS CHILD CARE

6199 Little Creek Church Rd
Clayton

LITTLE PEOPLE DAY CARE

4101 TYNE DR
Durham

LITTLE PROS ACAD OF RTP

1900 SEDWICK RD
Durham

LITTLE TREASURES SCHOOL

2117 PINEY PLAINS RD
Cary

LOTTIE G HAYES

5904 BARBEE RD
Durham

LOVE & JOY CHILD ACADEMY

807 RIDGEWAY AVE
Durham

LOVE N CARE CHILD ACADEMY

212 DAVIDSON AVE
Durham

LOVING CARING & SHARING

500 LAKELAND ST
Durham

Lynn Road Child Care Academy

1024 Lynn Rd.
Raliegh

MARIAH'S CHRISTIAN PRESCHOOL

2721 RENFROW RD
Raleigh

MASON'S DAY CARE

914 DAYTON ST
Durham

Mi Jardin Home Daycare Spanish Immersion

5516 Wendell Rd.
Chapel Hill

MI NEIGHBORHOOD PLAYHOUSE

2523 KIRBY ST
Durham

MI NEIGHBORHOOD PLAYHOUSE TOO

3415 S Alston Ave
Durham

MOUNT VERNON DAY CARE CTR

1007 S ROXBORO ST
Durham

MS JOYCE'S DAY CARE

4120 S ALSTON AVE
Durham

MT HERMON DAY CARE

4511 OLD NC
Durham

MT SYLVAN DAYCARE & PRESCHOOL

5731 N ROXBORO RD
Durham

NEW LIFE CHILD DEVELOPMENT CTR

7415 FAYETTEVILLE RD
Durham

OMUTEKO GWAMAZIIMA

910 COOK RD
Durham

Paramount Montessori

128 Morrisville Square Way
Morrisville

PARKWOOD BAPTIST DAY CARE CTR

1515 CLERMONT RD
Durham

PLANET KIDS

411 W Chapel Hill St
Durham

PLAYHAVEN ACADEMY

215 GOODWIN RD
Durham

POBABY DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY

3815 BOOKER AVE
Durham

PRECIOUS MOMENTS DAY CARE

3824 TOWNSEND ST
Durham

PRIMARY COLORS CHILD CARE CTR

3008 DIXON RD
Durham

PRIMROSE SCHOOL AT HOPE VALLEY

702 JULIETTE DR
Durham

PROSPEROUS CHILDREN CHILD CARE

3807 UNIVERSITY DR
Durham

RIGHT TIME KIDS

3586 DAVIS DR
Morrisville

Rose of Sharon Preschool

4109 Guess Rd
Durham

RUBY TAYLOR DAY CARE

705 BERWYN AVE
Durham

SCARBOROUGH NURSERY SCHOOL

309 N QUEEN ST
Durham

SMALL BLESSINGS CHILDCARE

2564 BARWICK DR
Durham

SMALL WORLD

5123 REVERE RD
Durham

SPANISH FOR FUN

100 ENDEAVOR WAY
Cary

SPANISH FOR FUN ACADEMY

1001 S COLUMBIA ST
Chapel Hill

ST LUKE'S EPISCOPAL NURSERY

1737 HILLANDALE RD
Durham

ST STEPHENS EPISCOPAL PRE SCHL

82 KIMBERLY DR
Durham

STEPS & LADDER DAY CARE

1914 TAYLOR ST
Durham

SUGAR N SPICE HOME DAY CARE

2513 VESSON AVE
Durham

TEDDY BEAR LANE

407 CARPENTER FLETCHER RD
Durham

TEMPLE CHRISTIAN DAYCARE

2224 ANTHONY DR
Durham

TENDER CARE LEARNING CTR

3617 DUKE HOMESTEAD RD
Durham

TENDER-START DAY CARE

2109 N DUKE ST
Durham

TESSIE'S DAY CARE

1421 BROAD ST
Durham

The Learning Wheel

3201 York Town Ave
Durham

The School of Grace

5010 Six Forks Road,
Raleigh

TREASURES OF JOY CHRISTIAN

3528 ARLINGTON ST
Durham

TREASURES OF JOY CHRISTIAN

3500 S ALSTON AVE
Durham

TRIANGLE DAY CARE CTR

1301 RIDDLE RD
Durham

TURNERS CHRISTIAN CHILDREN

613 WILLIAM VICKERS AVE
Durham

TUTOR TIME LEARNING CTR

1912 CHAPEL HILL RD
Durham

VANESSA ROBINSON DAY CARE

404 BUXTON ST
Durham

WEAVER STREET PRE SCHOOL

2419 E WEAVER ST
Durham

WEE WISDOM PRESCHOOL

1125 DREW ST
Durham

WESTMINSTER KINDERGARTEN

3639 OLD CHAPEL HILL RD
Durham

YATES BAPTIST CHILD DEVMNT CTR

2819 CHAPEL HILL RD
Durham

YOUNG WORLD CHILD CARE CTR

921 RUBY ST
Durham

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