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Child Care Resources

This page is designed to provide parents or parents-to-be with leads to assist them in the search for reliable daycare. Washington College has not inspected or evaluated these daycare situations in any way. 

Please forward any comments, updates, or additions to hr@washcoll.edu for inclusion in this list.


Child Care Mailing List

If you would like to be included on the Child Care mailing list, please forward your email to hr@washcoll.edu. 


Child Care Forum

The Finance and Benefits Committee, Office of Human Resources, Staff Council and Faculty Council are pleased to invite Washington College employees to the Child Care Forum on May 16, 2014 at 10:30am in the Norman James Theater:

  • Results of the recent Child Care survey
  • Open discussion  about Child Care
  • Potential partnerships with local Child Care programs
  • Recommendations of the the Finance and Benefits Committee

 Child Care Survey

Currently, the College is considering several options to increase the child care capacity for employees, however, to move forward with this process the Finance and Benefits Committee has conducted a thorough census of child care needs for the next school year (August 2014). The results of the survey will be discussed at the Child Care Forum on May 16, 2014. 


Child Care Reports

Kent County MD Child Care Demographics Report by the Maryland Child Care Resource Network

Child Care Centers and Resources

  • Little Creek @ Radcliffe Creek School (Chestertown MD)

    Little Creek features programs for children ages six weeks through pre-kindergarten with both nine-month and 12-month options and includes vacation and inclement weather care. The programs are play-based and experiential. Physical, social, emotional, and cognitive growth are stimulated through hands-on, real life experiences and developmentally-appropriate practice is the foundation of the curriculum and daily schedule planning. Phonological awareness, science, and math activities are important aspects of the program and are integrated throughout the day. Little Creek is a part of Radcliffe Creek School and services available to Radcliffe Creek students, including speech and occupational therapy, are also available to Little Creek students. Radcliffe Creek has a long-standing relationship with Washington College and many Washington College students work with the Little Creek Program, including teaching the children foreign languages.

    Address: 201 Talbot Boulevard, Chestertown, MD 21620

    Telephone: 410-778-8150, 410-758-1383

    Fax: 410-778-8176

    E-mail: info@radcliffecreekschool.org

    Website: http://www.radcliffecreekschool.org/

    Child Care Information:

    Radcliffe Creek School Little Creek Information Packet for WC Employees

  • Miss Ann’s Day Care LLC (Chestertown MD)

    Address: 24133 Chestertown Rd., Chestertown MD 21620

    Telephone: 410-778-1862

    Hours: Monday to Friday, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    Child Care Information: 

    The center accepts children ages of: 2-5 years

  • Little Lights Early Learning Center (Chestertown MD)

    Address:116 Liberty Lane, Chestertown MD 21620

    Telephone: 410-778-6505

    Hours: Monday to Friday, 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM

    Child Care Information:

    The center accepts children ages of: 2-5 years

  • Mid Shore Head Start (Chestertown MD)

    Address: 320 Calvert Street, Chestertown MD 21620

    Telephone: 410-778-3355

    Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Child Care Information:

    The center accepts children ages of: 3-5 years

  • Friendship Montessori School (Worton MD)


    In a Montessori classroom, the child is given the time and space to master each task at her own pace.  The teachers are aware of the interests and skill levels of each student in the class, and tailor a daily individual lesson accordingly.  Once a material has been introduced, the child may return to it whenever he likes. Each classroom has materials for:  Practical Life, Sensorial, Mathematics, and Language.  In addition, geography, science, art, music, foreign language, and cultural arts are threaded though the curriculum.

    Address: 25528 Worton Lynch Road, Worton, Maryland 21678

    Telephone: 410-778-5663

    Website:  http://www.friendshipmontessori.org/

    Child Care Information:

    The Pre-Primary program is designed for children ages 2-3.  These are usually children who have not been away from home before, and who may need extra help becoming comfortable separating from their parents.  The Pre-Primary program meets either 3 days (Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday) or 5 days from 8:30-3:30.  It is limited to twelve children.  Three, and sometimes four teachers provide support and guidance throughout the day.

    The Primary program welcomes children ages 3-6 and includes our kindergarteners. Students in this class attend school either three or five days each week, from 8:30-3:30 (the State requires kindergartners to attend five days per week.) On average, there are twenty students present with three teachers.

  • Carrot Tops Child Care (Chestertown MD)

    Our mission is to support the community by establishing an affordable, high quality education and care program for young children.



    Address: 601 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620

    Telephone: 410-778-2206

    Fax: 410-778-2236

    E-mail: info@carrottopllc.com

    Website:  http://www.carrottopllc.com/

  • Kent Caterpillars (Chestertown MD)





    Address: 320 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620

    Telephone: 443-309-2028

    E-mail: kherring86@gmail.com

    Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kent-County-Caterpillars/604823722896853 

    Hours: Monday through Friday from 6:30am till 5:30pm

    Child Care Information:

    Please contact Krystal Herring at to kherring86@gmail.com or 443-309-2028 for further information. 


 Summer Camps

Little Creek Crusaders Summer Camp @ Radcliffe Creek School