Lil' Explorer's Child Care Center - Wilmington NC Three Star Center License

521 KELLY ROAD , WILMINGTON NC 28409
(910) 395-5498

About the Provider

Description: Educating children and being prepared for school at age 5 is alot of developmental steps in a short time. We offer structure and preschool education through planned play and Creative Curriculum classes approved by NC standards of Early Childhood Developme

Additional Information: Children love interaction and hands on learning with the best of both worlds... school at a home based facility... 25 years of Mrs Melissa's teaching has educated alot of children and we are still the best!

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 65000222
  • Capacity: 9
  • Age Range: 1 through 12
  • State Rating: 3
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • District Office: North Carolina Dept of Health and Human Services - Division of Child Development
  • District Office Phone: (919) 662-4499 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type Violations Rule
2024-03-07 Unannounced Inspection No
2023-09-07 Unannounced Inspection No
2023-04-05 Unannounced Inspection No
2022-09-22 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2022-09-22 Violation 1044 G.S. 110-90.2(b) & .2703(n)&(o)
Prior to the expiration date of the qualification letter, the child care provider did not complete and submit required forms to complete a criminal background check. The daughter of the owner of this Center in a Residence lives in the home. Her qualification letter expired in 2018. She did not complete and submit the required forms to complete a criminal background check prior to it's expiration.
2022-09-22 Violation 1321 GS110-91(1)
Medical exam or health assessment record was not on file before or within 30 days after admission. One child, 2 years of age, did not have a medical on file within 30 days after admission.
2022-09-22 Violation 1757 G.S. 110-90.2(b) & (d) & .2703(e)
A valid qualification letter was not on file and available to review at the facility. The daughter of the owner of this Center in a Residence, who lives in the home, did not have a valid qualification letter on file.
2021-09-29 Unannounced Inspection No
2020-10-19 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2020-10-19 Violation 1850 .0604(i)
Signage was not posted regarding the smoking and tobacco restriction at the entrance of the center and/or in vehicles used to transport children. A sign prohibiting the use of tobacco products was not posted at the entrance of the facility.
2020-10-19 Violation 102 G.S. 110-99(a1)
The license was not posted in a prominent place at all times. The license posted was dated June 1, 1999; the current license was not posted.
2019-12-02 Unannounced Inspection No

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