The Sophia Bremer Early Learning Academy empowers families and students of Olympic College by nurturing respectful relationships and providing guidance and support to young children, families, and future educators as we work together to achieve our collective goals, always keeping in mind what is best for children.

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Mon - Fri: 7:30 am – 4 pm

About our Classrooms

Child Care

About our Classrooms

Our center provides diapers, wipes, a healthy breakfast, lunch, and snack at no additional cost to families.

All classrooms use researched-based Creative Curriculum to implement lesson plans and shape the classroom environment to help your child grow. All classrooms use an observation and assessment system to document your child’s learning and help scaffold their learning to the next level.

Early Head Start & Early Learning

  • One Infant Room: Ages 6 weeks – 1
  • Three Toddler Rooms: Ages 1 – 3

Head Start & Early Learning

  • Three Preschool Rooms: Ages 3 – 5

Program Goals

Program Goals

  • To provide high quality childcare services to OC families that is affordable for student parents.
  • To Provide a safe and nurturing environment in accordance with the National Association for the Education of Young Children accreditation guidelines that promote the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development of young children.
  • To support parents and add to family resources.
  • To provide a wide range and variety of parent involvement opportunities for families.
  • To nurture existing partnerships and to develop new ones that help to expand services to OC children and families.
  • To provide a model training site for early childhood students, demonstrating the most up to date and developmentally appropriate practices in early childhood.

Information & Resources

Closures & Intersession

The Sophia Bremer Early Learning Academy typically stays open for one week after the end of each quarter, then closes for staff training and classroom cleaning until the start of the next quarter.

  • Winter 24 Quarter: Closed March 25, 2024 – March 29, 2024
  • Spring 24 Quarter: Closed June 24, 2024 – June 28, 2024
  • Summer 24 Quarter: Closed September 2, 2024 - September 20, 2024
  • Fall 24 Quarter: Closed December 23, 2024 - January 1, 2025
Children playing

Nutrition & Meals

At the SBELA, we are committed to providing your children healthy and delicious meals and snacks. As a licensed child care provider, we participate in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program. Visit our Food & Nutrition webpage for more info.