The Mount Vernon Baptist Childcare Center is a child-enrichment ministry of Mount Vernon Baptist Church. We sincerely believe that children are a precious gift from God -Mission Statement- Our purpose is to provide a Christian environment through a variety of learning and playing experiences that contribute to the spiritual, physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development of each child. We strive to provide a safe and loving atmosphere so that parents/guardians can feel secure leaving their child(ren) in our care. -Objective- To educate the hearts and minds of children to love God, others, and their self. To develop a positive self-concept, understanding self as a unique and compete person. To develop opportunities to be with other children and help him/her learn how to have wholesome social relationships. To provide opportunities for meaningful play that will be based on each child’s individual need, interests, and abilities, and that will build important foundations for future reading skill and academic success. Our motto is “Enter to learn - Leave to achieve.” About Us Hours of operation- 6:30 am - 5:30 pm Contact info: (205)221-9250 Director: Holley Tucker Ages: 6 Weeks- PreK Program Before and Aftercare available for k-5th grade We provide Lunch 5 days a week and morning and afternoon snack We follow DHR minimum standards Our pre-K program uses the A Beka curriculum Our PTO helps organize activities and fundraisers We offer 3-5 days of care- Child must have set days Extracurricular activities include: Outside or gym play, Chapel, computers and library for 3s and 4s Ace Gymnastics is also available for $35/month Summer Program for ages 6 weeks to 5th grade Security is very important to our center. We have an installed security door lock with a camera that allows us to see who is at the door without going to the door. I.D. is required on anyone we do not recognize.