Lakeland's Lab School for Child Care, Preschool & Camps

Lakeland Community College's Teaching Learning Center (TLC) offers a variety of programs to Lakeland enrolled students and community members alike.

Our programs are designed with flexibility to fit the needs of your family and schedule. From full-time childcare to part-time preschool and summer STEAM camps, Lakeland's TLC provides developmentally appropriate education opportunities using discovery, guided exploration and play. Our approach is geared toward developing the "whole-child" to include social-emotional coping skills and life-skills, as well as physical and cognitive abilities.

Teaching Learning Center (TLC) - Child Care & Preschool

Lakeland's TLC is a licensed day school through the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, rated five stars by Ohio's Step Up To Quality program, and NAEYC accredited.

We provide:

  • Full-time child care for children ages 16 months to pre-K
  • Part-time preschool for children ages three to pre-K

Our educators are licensed to teach by the state of Ohio and hold an associate degree or higher in early childhood education or a related field of study. Our educators provide quality guidance through hands-on, engaging activities that excite children for learning.

Learn more about TLC and register your child here.

Campus Kids - Child Care for Children of Lakeland Students

Licensed by the state of Ohio and accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, Campus Kids provides on-site child care for children ages three to pre-K.

Campus Kids is available on a first come, first served basis, designed to give Lakeland students access to quality child care while attending classes.

Students, learn more about Campus Kids here.

Summer STEAM Camps

Every June, Lakeland offers youth camps where children can investigate the realms of science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) through fun and creative activities.

Each week has a different theme for children to explore!

Learn more about our upcoming camps here.



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