Child Care

Located on the Central Campus in Blue Bell, our nationally accredited Children's Center combines the characteristics of a quality child care environment with the enrichment experiences of a preschool setting for children ages 2 to 5 years. We serve children of our College’s students, staff and faculty as well as children from the community on a space-available basis.


  • A developmentally appropriate curriculum accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • Highly qualified teachers and assistant teachers
  • Lauded by Pennsylvania Keystone Stars with its highest rating of “STAR 4”
  • Excellent teacher/child ratios
  • One of just ten programs throughout the nation to be honored by NAEYC/EDF as an “Engaging Diverse Families Exemplary Program”
  • Sound preparation for kindergarten
  • Nutritious lunch and snacks during the fall and spring semesters

Hours of Operation

The Center is open from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 12 months of the year (including most days the College offices are open) except for the last two weeks of August. Summer Camp is offered mid-June through mid-August.

Financial Assistance Options

  1. The Pennsylvania subsidy system, managed by Child Care Information Services at 1-877-472-5437.
  2. MCCC students may be able to use financial aid to help pay for child care. Fill out the Financial Aid Request form.
  3. If your child meets the “at risk” and age requirements for Pre-K Counts and space is available, no fees will be charged for the hours of 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday during the school year. Please see Pre-K Counts in the menu on the left.
  4. If you are a single mother and an MCCC student please inquire about the Leading Women in Philanthropy funding. Call Debbie at 215-641-6618.

Visit Us

To schedule a tour of the Children's Center, please contact Debbie Ravacon, Director, at 215-641-6618 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Children’s Center registration opens when our College course registration becomes available. All children must be enrolled on a regular weekly schedule; please see the registration form for fees and schedule options. Typically developing children, ages 3.5 to 5 years must be toilet trained prior to enrolling. Younger children do not need to be toilet trained.

Children's Center Parent Handbook
2017 - 2018 Calendar

Registration Forms

Fall 2017 Registration Form
Spring 2018 Registration Form 
Financial Aid Request

Forms for Enrolled Families

Child Health Report
Emergency Contact
Extra Hours
TE Authorization Form