Welcome to the BECC Online – Philosophy and Curriculum

The mission of the Bennington Early Childhood Center (BECC) is to provide an intellectually challenging, developmentally appropriate preschool program for children age two to six. The BECC is a preschool program offering half or full-day options for three, four, or five days a week. The BECC is open to the public, serving children of all cultures, backgrounds, and abilities. The environment and program encourage each child to develop as an individual and as part of a group, while exploration, positive social interaction, and emotional security are also fostered. The curriculum is based on the emerging interests and needs of the children, and covers the Vermont Early Learning Standards (VELS).

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Children’s Summer Camp! June 29 – August 14, 2015

sun_wearing_shades" Children’s Summer is gearing up for another season! Children’s Summer is a day camp experience for children ages two to eight. Summer sessions are divided into seven, one-week units. Weekly themes tie together into an overall idea that unites the whole summer. Children may sign up for individual weeks or for the entire season. A supervising head counselor staffs each class, with an assistant counselor, and junior counselors as needed. Morning programs run from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm for $155 per week. They include splash days, thematic visitors, music, movement, and outdoor activities. Afternoon hours will be available 12:30-4:30 for an additional fee of $25 per day. Please contact us at 447-1093 or benningtonecc@gmail.com for a copy of our summer camp brochure.

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Elementary School Fair: Life After Preschool

Wednesday January 28th from 4:00 – 6:00 pm 

Are you wondering where your child should go to school after he/she has finished attending preschool?  Stop by the Bennington Early Childhood Center to meet with representatives from area elementary schools and learn about your options for the post-preschool years of your child’s education.

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BECC to Host a Community Winter Clothing Swap

Friday November 21st from 12:00-5:00pm there will be a free winter clothing swap held at the Bennington Early Childhood Center. Bring in your too small snow pants, boots, hats, mittens, sweaters, pants, etc. and leave with the right size for this winter! This event is free and open to the public. Donations of clothing can be dropped off starting on Monday November 17th, during regular business hours of 8-5. If you need new winter clothes, but don’t have any old ones to swap that’s okay too. We hope to see you there!

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