FAQ

We are open Monday through Friday, 6am- 6:30pm, 12 months a year.
We accept children 6 weeks to 12 years old.
Yes, we use the A-Beka curriculum.
We are closed for Labor Day, Teacher Workshop Day (last day of Summer), Thanksgiving Day, the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Day, Memorial Day, and Independence Day.
6 weeks to 2 years 1:4
2 years 1:8
3 years to 5 years 1:10
6 years to 12 years 1:18
We provide a morning snack for our Two, Three, and Four year old preschool programs and an afternoon snack for our Two year old through School age programs. We ask that parents provide daily lunches. We have warming capabilities for infant, toddler, and two year old lunches, but require that preschool through school age bring lunches that do not need to be warmed or refrigerated.
All children from toddlers through Pre-K4 have a scheduled nap period each day. In our infant room, babies sleep as needed.
Each of our staff receives their CPR and First Aid certification. We also have a staff member on site that is MAT trained and able to administer medication to children.
Yes, our LLCC staff are background checked through the Virginia Department of Social Services as well as the Virginia State Police Central Registry.
Our lead preschool teachers have or are working towards credentials or a degree in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education. We offer continual training to all our staff.
Our four year old preschool classes go on field trips throughout the year. Our school age students go on field trips during spring break and also as a part of our summer program.
Every child, infant through Pre-K4, receives a Kangaroo Time Report that details the events of their day.
We ask that ALL persons picking up a child should be added to Kangaroo Time . Upon pickup, we will request to see the person’s ID to compare it to the list.Children will ONLY be released to authorized prison on Kangaroo Time.
Our main preschool building is equipped with a security door that is accessed only by the parent’s code. Only visitors approved by the office may enter the building.
In the event of inclement weather (snow, ice…), Little Lights will make every attempt to adhere to the following actions:
Gloucester County schools delayed- we will open at our normal time of 6am.
Gloucester County schools closed- Little Lights will open at 8am.
Gloucester County schools dismiss early- Little Lights will pick up the children from school and the Center will close at its regular time.
While we will make every effort to remain open for working parents, there may be times we find it necessary to close the Center or adjust the above actions. In the event that the Center needs to close, information will be available through: the Little Lights Childcare Center Facebook page, our websitewww.llights.net, our phone 804-684-0713, the Wavy 10 News website www.wavy.com, and the Fox 43 TV website www.fox43tv.com.