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Great Adventures Preschool

2024-25 Registration Information

Registration applications are now being accepted at the Great Adventures preschool office located inside the Prairie Activity & Recreation Center (PARC), 24550 W. Renwick Road in Plainfield. Call the Great Adventures office at (779) 252-2746 or email anderson@plfdparks.org for more information. Online registration is not allowed for this program.

Registration Packet

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About Great Adventures

Based on the premise that children learn through play, Great Adventures offers young children opportunities for social, intellectual, physical, and emotional growth through a balance of both child-led and teacher-guided play. Participants have numerous opportunities to explore, create, discover, problem-solve and communicate to encourage appropriate skills and development.

Program uses themes to introduce and expose students to colors, shapes, numbers, and letters in a friendly and fun atmosphere. A balance of whole group and small group activities encourage academic and listening skills along with social interaction. Activities are designed to promote each child’s self-esteem and positive attitude toward learning, while striving to introduce independence and responsibility.

All children need to be toilet-trained to enroll/participate (except for Finally 3).

Price: R $1227/NR $1524

*Children must turn 3 by Dec. 31, 2024

Learning to master behaviors help children on the path to success. Sitting calmly in a group, taking turns, listening to instructions, following rules and routines, controlling impulsive behavior, and problem-solving are the focus. Children have countless opportunities to learn and grow in this class through play. Finally 3 gives children their first positive experience in a preschool classroom allowing them to be comfortable separating from parents on a regular basis. Parents/guardians designate a person to be called to come and change your child if needed.
Minimum enrollment is 6 for all classes.

Program # Day Date Time Location
11119A3 T/TH Sep 3-May 8 12:45-2:45pm PARC

Price: R $1758/NR $2199

*Children must turn 3 by Sept. 1, 2024

Nurturing a 3-year-old’s social and emotional growth, participants learn to follow directions, make new friends and share with others in a group as they participate in daily activities.
Minimum enrollment is 6 for all classes.

Program # Day Date Time Location
11119A1 T/TH Sep 3-May 8 9:30am-12:00pm PARC
11119A2 T/TH Sep 3-May 8 12:45-3:15pm PARC

Price: 2-Day R $1758/NR $2199 3-Day R $2190/NR $2739

*Children must turn 4 by Sept. 1, 2024

In this program, participants strengthen relationships with friends and teachers and begin to understand responsibility as they become more self-sufficient and confident in their abilities. Social skills and problem-solving are enhanced through daily activities.
Minimum enrollment is 6 for all classes.

Program # Day Date Time Location
11119B1 T/TH Sep 3-May 8 9:30am-12:00pm PARC (2-day)
11119C1 MWF Sep 4-May 9 9:30am-12:00pm PARC (3-day)
11119C2 MWF Sep 4-May 9 12:45-3:15pm PARC (3-day)

Price: 5-Day R $3315/NR $4134  3-Day R $2190/NR $2739

*Children must turn 5 between Sept. 1 & Dec. 31, 2024

Experienced learners are prepared for a program designed for continued enrichment. Using their own creativity, as well as a variety of structured activities, instructors encourage children to observe, discuss, create and problem-solve.
Consider Finally 5 if you are choosing not to enroll your child in Kindergarten for the 2024-25 school year.
Minimum enrollment is 6 for all classes.

Program # Day Date Time Location
11119D1 M-F Sep 3-May 8 9:30am-12:00pm PARC (5-day)
11119D2 MWF Sep 4-May 9 12:45-3:15pm PARC (3-day)

Payment Options

Pay In Full
Pay in full at the time of registration (5% discount when paying in full).

Installment Payments
Pay a $75 non-refundable registration fee at the time of registration, and the remaining balance will be divided into equal monthly payments due on the 15th through December 15, 2024.

Never miss a payment and avoid late fees by enrolling in our Auto Debit/Credit at the time of registration. You can enroll at the Great Adventures office, 24550 W. Renwick Road in Plainfield.

Auto Debit/Credit Enrollment Form

For More Information
Contact Recreation Manager Leslie Anderson at anderson@plfdparks.org or (779) 252-2746.

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