Smokey Bear Kiddy College,Inc - Gainesville FL Child Care Facility

2500 15th St , Gainesville FL 32609
(352) 792-6404

About the Provider


SMOKEY BEAR KIDDY COLLEGE is a year-round program that offers all day care for children ages 12 months to 12 years. Our daily activities and program consists of a flexible schedule that has been created to provide diversity and challenge for children in all age groups.  We offer a structured program for children of all ages that includes a year round curriculum.  Our activities include school readiness skills, arts and crafts, games, music, outdoor play and story time.  SMOKEY BEAR KIDDY COLLEGE is  a Voluntary Pre-Kindergarter (VPK) provider.  We also offer Full Day, VPK Wraparound care,  Aftercare, and Summer Camp.

SMOKEY BEAR KIDDY COLLEGE picks up aftercare students from Duval Early Learning Academy, Fearnside Family Services Center, M.K. Rawlings, W.A. Metcalfe and Stephen Foster Elementary Schools.   

Fax number : (352) 792 6404

Additional Information:

Our daycare has educated many children, and was founded by Pamela Sorrell, a parent of four wonderful children. Ms. Pamela, a former school teacher has a love for early childhood education. She received her Bachelors Degree and graduated with a double major in Special Education (K-12) and Elementary Education (K-8) and a minor in Spanish. Our daycare center focuses on problem solving, fine motor skills, decision making and self-help, while promoting interpersonal communications. These are key elements which contribute to children's development, self esteem and confidence.

Provider First Licensed on: 1/14/08;

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: C08AL0601
  • Capacity: 114
  • Age Range: 1 - 12 years
  • Rate Range $85.00 - 150.00
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Type of Care: VPK Provider; After School;Food Served;Full Day;Half Day;Open Year-Round
  • Transportation: Field Trips, To/From School
  • Schools Served: Duval Early Learning Academy, Fearnside Family Services Center, M.K. Rawlings, W.A. Metcalfe and Stephen Foster Elementary
  • District Office: Judicial Circuit 8
    20 Arlington Expressway
    Jacksonville, Florida 32231
  • District Office Phone: (904) 485-9586 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Tavarous Parks

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