Schools and child-care centers around the North Country have registrations and orientations underway:

Adirondack Community Action Programs After-School Program: Accepting applications for program sites at Moriah Central, Westport Central, Schroon Lake Central and AuSable Valley Central schools and AuSable Forks Elementary. Students in grades pre-K through sixth are eligible. 518-873-3207 for application.

Champlain Children’s Learning Center: Rouses Point. Openings for infants (6 weeks to 18 months). 518-297-2019, Ext. 0.

JCEO Head Start/Early Head Start Program: Taking referrals and applications for 2019-20 school year. Program serves eligible pregnant women, infants, and children who will turn 3 or 4 on or before Dec. 1, 2019, and may have a special need or disability. In Clinton County, call 518-561-6310; Franklin County, 518-483-7022.

Lakeside School at Black Kettle Farm: Sprouts day care year-round, ages 1 to 3 1/2 (4 in the summer); Farm & Forest pre-K and kindergarten is ages 3 and 1/2 to 6. All programs are at Black Kettle Farm and incorporate animal care, gardening and forest play. Healthy snacks and meals are provided with the day care. Forms and information at or by calling 518-963-7385.

Peru Nursery School: Registration for 3- and 4-year-old program. Call 518-335-7179.

Saranac Co-operative Nursery School: Program academically based and runs 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Located at the former Dannemora Elementary. Children must be 3 years old and potty trained. 518-492-2448 for registration and information.

Seton Catholic: Accepting registrations for full-day prekindergarten (ages 3 to 4) through grade 12 at the school at 206 New York Road, Plattsburgh. Accredited by Commission on Elementary and Secondary Education, chartered by the Board of Regents of the State of New York. Financial assistance available. 518-561-4031 or

SUNY Plattsburgh Project CONNECT: Aftercare program for students attending schools in Plattsburgh City School District. Program is enhanced with the help of teacher candidates from SUNY Plattsburgh, as well as certified teachers and day-care workers. Openings exist at each site. Contact Angie Dickerson at 518-564-2128.

Y Wee Care Plattsburgh YMCA: Oak Street, downtown Plattsburgh. Children ages 3 to 5. Five, three and two half-day options. 518-561-4290.

YMCA School Age Child Care Y’s Time: Kindergarten through fifth grade. Program serving families in Plattsburgh, Peru and Beekmantown school districts. Before- and after-school program. Weekly swim times at Oak Street location. 518-561-4290.


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