To teach is to touch a life forever

Our mission at the Ossipee Concerned Citizens ChildCare Center is to provide a safe, educational, and nurturing environment for children ages 13 months to 12 years. Our focus is to provide an encouraging educational experience, Promoting Social, Emotional, Physical, and Cognitive Development. We provide evaluation screenings using the Ages and Stages Questionnaire for our toddlers and preschoolers. We are committed to the families we serve.

Our Programs

The ChildCare Center participates in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). This program assists the center in serving every child two healthy snacks (morning and afternoon) and a balanced meal for lunch daily.

Toddler Program

This program is for children 13 months to 3 years old. As the toddlers are moving around more and becoming aware of themselves and their surroundings, the OCC teachers encourage the children to try new things including foods and activities. The teachers provide age appropriate activities in their environment. Guidance is given to enhance their Social, Emotional, Cognitive and Physical Development.

School-Age Program

This is for children 6 years old to 12 years old. This is a Before and After School Program along with Delayed Openings, Early Release, School Closings and Vacations. The children are transported to and from the Ossipee Central School by a school bus. They have recess after school daily (weather permitting). Homework is done daily after they have a snack. Many other activities are provided for the children including Socialization, Arts and Crafts, Board Games, Air Hockey, Pool, and many other age appropriate activities.

Pre-School Program

This program starts in September and ends in June for children 3 to 5 years old. As the preschool children are growing the Teachers work on skills with them including color, shape, letter and number recognition. Activities are introduced to enhance their fine motor skills including writing their names and practicing with scissors. The children are offered a positive Educational Environment that promotes Social, Emotional, Physical and Cognitive Development. They have the opportunity to explore the world around them inside and outside- weather permitting.

Summer Program

This program is for ages 3 - 12 years. old. The children at the ChildCare Center have inside and outside activites daily. There is a Beach Day and Field Trip Day during each week (lunches from home are required on these two days).