Registration for summer programs begins May 3 for Park District residents; May 10 for nonresidents

Great Adventures Preschool

2021-22 Registration Information: 

Great Adventures OPEN REGISTRATION going on NOW!
New student registration applications will be accepted at the Great Adventures preschool office located inside the Prairie Activity & Recreation Center (PARC), 24550 W. Renwick Rd.

Click on the Registration Packet link for more information.

Call the Great Adventures office at (779) 252-2748 or email or greatadventures@plfdparks.org if you have further questions.
ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOT ALLOWED FOR THIS PROGRAM.

CLICK HERE to take A VIRTUAL TOUR OF THE CLASS ROOMS

PROGRAM INFORMATION:  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 will have numerous opportunities to explore, create, discover, problem solve, and communicate to encourage appropriate skills and development. Using themes to introduce and expose students to colors, shapes, numbers, and letters through a friendly, 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. (41119A3)


CLASSES OFFERED: 

Finally 3
(Children must turn 3 by Dec 31, 2021)
Price: 
R $1056/NR $1326
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 will have countless opportunities to learn and grown in this class through play.  Finally 3 will give the child their first positive experience in a preschool classroom and become comfortable separating from parents on a regular basis.  You will 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
41119A3         T/TH              Sep 7-May 12               12:45-2:45p                 PARC


3-year-old
(Children must be 3 by Sep 1, 2021)
Price: 
R $1515/NR $1893
Nurturing a 3-yar old’s social and emotional growth, participants will 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
41119A1         T/TH              Sep 7-May 12               9:30a-12:00p               PARC

41119A2         T/TH              Sep 7-May 12               12:45-3:15p                 PARC


4-year-old
(Children must be 4 by Sep 1, 2021)
Price:  2-day
R $1515/NR $1893   3-day R $1884/NR $2352
In this program, participants will 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
41119B1          T/TH                Sep 7-May 12             9:30a-12:00p              PARC  (2-day)

41119C1          MWF               Sep 8-May 13             9:30a-12:00p              PARC  (3-day)
41119C2          MWF               Sep 8-May 13             12:45-3:15p                PARC  (3-day)


NEW! 3 & 4-year-old Evening Preschool
(Children must meet age requirement by Sep 1, 2021)
Price: 
R $1056/NR $1326
In this program age appropriate activities will help participants enhance their learning as they learn to follow directions, make new friends, and explore the uniqueness of a combined age class.  Together the children will grow socially and emotionally, and problem solve through classroom activities.
Minimum Enrollment is 6 for all classes.

Program #       Day                       Date                            Time                     Location
41119B2          T/TH              Sep 7-May 12               5:30-7:30p                  PARC


Finally 5
(Children must turn 5 between Sep. 1 & Dec. 31, 2021)
Price:  5-day
R $2856/NR $3569   3-day R $1884/NR $2352
Experienced learners are prepared for a program designed for continued enrichment.  Using their own creativity, as well as a variety of structured activities, instructors will 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 2021-22 school year*
Minimum Enrollment is 6 for all classes.

Program #       Day                       Date                            Time                     Location
41119D1         M-F                 Sep 8-May 13               9:30a-12:00p             PARC  (5-day)

41119D2         MWF               Sep 8-May 13               12:45-3:15p               PARC  (3-day)


PAYMENT OPTIONS

  • Pay in Full: Pay in full at the time of registration (10% discount when paying in full)
  • Installment Payments: Pay a $75 non-refundable registration fee at the time of registration, and remaining balance will be divided into equal monthly payments due on the 15th through December 15, 2021.

Never miss a payment and avoid late fees by enrolling in our Auto Debit/Credit at the time of registration.
Auto Debit/Credit enrollment forms are available online or at the Great Adventures office, 24550 W. Renwick Rd.

For more information:
Contact Leslie Anderson, Recreation Manager

greatadventures@plfdparks.org or (779) 252-2748

Contact Us

Plainfield Park District
24550 West Renwick Road
Plainfield, IL 60544

(815) 436-8812

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