Decamp Avenue Kindercare - Elkhart IN Licensed Center

2610 DeCamp Street, Elkhart IN 46517
(574) 293-9132

About the Provider

Description: Welcome to our DeCamp Avenue KinderCare Learning Center! We are located just off of Hively Avenue, near Pierre Moran Mall. Walking in our front door you will immediately feel welcomed by our friendly staff and cozy environment. Each of our classrooms are designed to foster your child’s individual growth, including their social and cognitive development. Our most important focus each day is to provide wonderful learning opportunities for your child in a safe and nurturing environment.

Additional Information: PTQ Level 4;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 91
  • License Number: 10132
  • Age Range: Two-Twelve
  • Achievement and/or Accreditations National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: Discovery Preschool Programs, Preschool Programs, Prekindergarten Programs, Before and After School Programs, Summer Programs
  • District Office: Indiana Family and Social Services Administration - Bureau of Child Care
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-511-1144 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Type/Date Action needed to correct issue Date Resolved
Garbage and refuse
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-109
One classroom had food waste in a trash can without a lid
Building maintenance
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-99
-Several vent fans throughout the facility were dirty and need to be cleaned
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-113
Several bathroom floors are becoming very worn and have small cracking that makes it not sanitizable-There were a few rolls of toilet paper that weren't in a dispenser
The following items shall be prominently posted in a place regularly viewed by parents: The name of the director and name of the person in charge in the directors absence
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-19(a)(2)
-Not all staff have completed the Health & Safety modules training-No Consent to Release on file for director. This form needs to be submitted immediately upon hire.
Educational equipment and materials
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-63
-A plastic tumbling mat in the 4/5's room has some cracks in it that either need to be repaired, or the mat disposed of
Playground and Outdoor Safety
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-66
-On the blue curly slide there is a small gap between the slide chute and the slide platform that needs to be closed-There was a hose that was unwound that could cause a tripping hazard-One of the tricycles was missing it's plastic seat-There was some trash items on the playground that need to be removed
Toilet paper on a dispenser shall be available and within reach of the children by each toilet 2016-09-20
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-113(h)
In the 3's bathroom, there was a roll of toilet paper that wasn't on a dispenser.
The specific guidelines of the most current, Handbook for Public Playground Safety, as published by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Washington, D.C. 20207, shall be used to determine compliance with the following safety rules: Assembly, installation, and the anchoring process shall be completed in strict accordance with the manufacturers specifications 2016-09-30
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-66(1)
-One of the slides had a small gap between the slide chute and the slide platform. -There were some tree branches that need to be trimmed back, because they were less than 7' away from the ground.
Staff shall take the following steps to maintain the child care center: Clean the child care center daily 2016-09-20
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-99(i)(1)
There were a few ceiling vents that are dusty and need to be cleaned.
The administrator or director is responsible for maintaining all interior and exterior surfaces, including walls, floors, ceilings, equipment, toys, furnishings, and cribs, in a safe condition, free of sharp points or jagged edges, splinters, protruding nails or wires, loose parts, rusty parts, or materials containing poisonous substances 2015-09-09
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-99(c)
-Several of the ceiling vents are dirty and need to be cleaned. -The parking lot and the parent drop off area have several large potholes that pose safety hazards. -The staff bathroom floor is in disrepair and cannot be sealed.

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