Early Childhood

We offer a range of Early Childhood programs that meet the needs of each child.  We provide children an engaging environment where they can socialize, learn, and have fun. There is plenty of opportunity to prepare your child for kindergarten or introduce them to a new social experience. 



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btpd preschool

Welcome to the Bourbonnais Township Park District Preschool. We are thrilled that you have chosen us to become part of your child’s education and developmental process. It is our intention to provide your child with a safe and stimulating environment that will help him/her develop to their fullest potential. Our focus is to accept each child as an individual and to consider all areas of their growth: physical, emotional, social, and intellectual.

Ever wonder what we teach your child?
Our curriculum reflects Illinois State Standards for Early Learning. Our goal is to incorporate the Seven Domains of Learning within the curriculum and focus on the development of the whole child.

The Seven Domains of Learning:

  1. Personal and Social Development
  2. Language Arts
  3. Mathematics
  4. Science
  5. Social Science
  6. Fine Arts
  7. Physical Development and Health

Requirements that we want you to be aware of:

  • Proof of residency
  • Birth certificate
  • Completed background forms
  • Health form
  • Immunizations required for DPT, Polio, TB, MMR competed by a physician
  • Must be 3 or 4 years of age by September 1, and toilet independent, no exceptions

A non-refundable $40 registration fee is required at the time of registration if registered before September 13. After September 13, registration fee is $50. Please schedule a time to stop in to see the facility, classrooms, teachers, and to pick up information packets and information folder.

Our preschool programs fill up fast so please call or stop in the check availability!

Preschool Handbook

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Let us care for your preschooler before, after, or in-between their preschool session.  Activities planned will include, games, art, circle time, centers, and more.  Ask us about transportation to and from area schools. There is a $2 per day transportation fee.

pdf Handbook

Update: 8/4/2020

  • Registration will open Thursday Aug. 6: In person registration only

  • Face masks will be required at both Before School and After School

  • All fees and paperwork is due at the time of registration

  • Limited available spots for Before and After School

  • We have discontinued our Punch Passes for this year

  • You must register in advance for the days that you will need care (we will not allow drop ins). Registration ends at 5pm on Friday for the following week

  • Participants must be registered for at least 3 days a week to attend the program

  • Before Care 6:30-8:30am $6 per morning

  • After Care Release time-6pm $20 per afternoon

  • We will not be providing Before care for St. George school this year

  • All students who are attending After care will need to bring a lunch with them (sack lunch or grab and go from school)

  • Guidelines and additional information will be made available in the coming weeks

Summer Camp

Enjoy a day at the Recreation Station by playing games, singing songs, and learning about new and fascinating things. Not only will your little one be socializing and engaging with hands on learning processes but there will also be mini lessons and art projects are done daily.  This class can include field trips and many other outdoor activities.

2021 Preschool Camp Manual