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Brooklyn Elementary Courtenay Elementary​ Queneesh Elementary Cumberland Community School
Traveling StrongStart
(Aspen/Puntledge/Royston)
1290 Guthrie Road
Comox, BC
V9M4G2
250-339-2232
Principal: Erica Black
Facilitator: Amy Whitley
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Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:30-11:30 
*** Wednesdays***
Classroom open 8:30-9:45am
At 10:15am we meet at Glacier View Lodge (2450 Back Road) to visit with our 'Grand-Friends'!  Please join us!
1540 McPhee Ave
Courtenay, B.C.
V9N 3A5
250-338-5396 
Principal: Catherine Manson
Facilitator: Carlene Steeves​
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​Hours:
Monday, Tuesday. Temporarily closed on Fridays
8:30 - 11:30
Wednesday and Thursday:
11:15 - 2:15
2345 Mission Rd.
Courtenay, B.C.
V9N 9H1
250-334-4089
Principal: Christine Vanderree
Facilitator: Colleen Friendship
Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
8:30 - 11:30
Tuesday 8:30 - 2:30
Thursdays closed​
Please bring a lunch
2644 Ulverston Ave
Cumberland, BC
V0R1S0
250-336-8511
Principal: Tracey Croonen/Warren Colegrave
Facilitator:  Meghan Hunt
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Hours​
Monday - Friday 8:30-11:30am
Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:45 - 11:45 2250 Bolt Avenue, Comox, BC V9M4E7
Phone: 250-890-0944
 
Wednesdays 8:45 - 11:45 401 Willemar Avenue, Courtenay, BC V9N3L3
Phone: 250-334-4495​
 
Mondays & Fridays 8:30 - 1130
3830 Warren Avenue, Royston, BC V0R2V0
Phone: 250-334-2161​

Strong Start Programs in the Comox Valley

“StrongStart BC programs provide rich learning environments designed for early learning development – language, physical, cognitive, social and emotional. Qualified early childhood educators lead learning activities where children find opportunities to make friends and interact with others of similar ages.

Participate with your young child (aged birth to five) in play-based early learning activities – including stories, music and art. At no cost to families, this early learning drop-in program supports children in all areas of development and supports the parent child connection.

StrongStart BC centres operate on a drop-in basis during the school year, and are intended for attendance by children ages 0-5, along with their parent or caregiver. A parent or a caregiver registers when they attend for the first time.” ( https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/education-training/early-learning/support/programs/strongstart-bc)

StrongStart facilities in the Comox Valley all share the primary goal of supporting families with young children. The health and safety of children in the program is a priority so there is the expectation that adults are able to be physically attentive to the children they bring to the centre.

In keeping with other districts in the province, Comox Valley StrongStart is not intended for licensed daycare drop-ins. Unlicensed and home based child care workers are welcome with a limit of two children. Please see your local StrongStart facilitator about how to register the children in your care for StrongStart.

 

We look forward to meeting you and getting to know your children.