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Gurnee Preschool - Start at Growing Tree Preschool

Learn more at Open House to start at Growing Tree Preschool on January 23 and January 24!  Find the perfect preschool fit for your family. From full day to half day and extended care, Growing Tree Preschool looks forward to educating 2 to 4 year olds in a play-based, creative, safe and nurturing atmosphere. Come grow with us. Here's why! 

There's a schedule to fit every need: 

Full day preschool, half day preschool, after school care and summer options are all available to fit the needs of each student. Both Viking Park Community Center and Hunt Club Community offer every option to make pick up and drop off as convenient as possible.

Prepare for Kindergarten: 

Growing Tree Preschool curriculum is based on the State of Illinois Early Learning Standards. Children learn language arts, math, science, social science, fine arts, foreign language as well as the importance of physical and developmental health.Growing Tree Preschool collaborates and works closely with local Gurnee school districts to ensure children are ready for their next academic step.

​Safe and healthy Gurnee preschool:

Our staff takes pride in their certifications.All staff have received first aid, CPR, AED and DCFS mandated reporter training. In addition, both Viking Park Community Center and Hunt Club Community Center locations include well-equipped classrooms with exceptional playgrounds and indoor learning environments. All classrooms are locked during class and pickup procedures allow children to be released only to authorized adults.

Excellent staff: 

Growing Tree Preschool teachers have an average of 12 years of teaching experience.All have earned advanced degrees and obtain 10 continuing education credit in early childhood on an annual basis. Each continue to be committed to provide education for each child in order to create a strong foundation for social and academic success.


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