Beaver Brook Children's School was founded in 2021 by Julie Koehler. Our mission is to provide affordable, high-quality early education programs to Wilmington and surrounding towns.
We currently run the following low cost or free programs in Southern Vermont:
-State Licensed Childcare for Infants and Toddlers ages 0-2 years: Located at the Old School Enrichment Center in our state licensed classrooms. We provide regular recurring care and education to local children 0-2 years Monday through Friday.
-Preschool for 3 year olds and Prekindergarten for 4-5 year olds: Located at the Old School Enrichment Center in our state licensed classrooms. We are a preapproved program through Vermont's Act 166 Universal Prekindergarten and employ licensed teachers to oversee our free preschool and prekindergarten classes.
-Nature-based Kindergarten for ages 5-6 years: A new program for 2022-2023, a small cohort of children will be joining us for a homeschool kindergarten partnership.
-Summer camp for ages 4-8 years: Launched in 2022, our camp is completely free to the community and runs in July and August. Returning for 2023!
-Afterschool programs at local elementary schools: New for 2022-2023, we will be partnering with the Wings Community Programs to increase accessibility and availability of afterschool programs.
-Weekend childcare for local and drop in families: Scheduled to begin November 2023, we will be opening Saturdays and Sundays to help the hospitality industry and other local working families by providing weekend childcare.
If you have a question about any of these programs, please do not hesitate to contact us today!