Child Development Center

The Hampton University Child Development Center (CDC) serves children between the ages of
2 ½ to 5 years old. Offering a before and after school care program allows the CDC to provide service from 7AM to 6PM daily. Breakfast, lunch and two snacks are included in the competitively priced weekly tuition.

The Child Development Center is proud of its highly trained staff. The school day offers a theme-based curriculum grounded in the Virginia Frameworks. Structured schedules, interactive play and a daily rest period meet the holistic needs of the children.

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Benefits Overview

  • Spacious classroom settings serving children 2 1/2 years old to 5
  • Classroom furniture and bathrooms scaled to size for young children
  • An isolation room with a bed for children with emergency illnesses
  • A cot for each child and locker to keep personal belongings
  • Puzzles, books, tricycles, blocks, easels, crayons, animals, dolls, puppet stage, technology
  • Computers in each classroom
  • Observation booths with one-way mirrors
  • Breakfast, hot lunch and two snacks daily
  • Field trips
  • Interactions with University students and faculty
  • Access to University facilities such as museum and library
  • Research-based curriculum that focuses on reading and math literacy consistent with the Virginia Foundation Block for Early Learning and the Milestones of Development

Hampton University Child Development Center
Joy L. Phelps, Director
Eva C. Mitchell Hall
Hampton, Virginia 23668
Phone: (757) 727-5698