Our Program

Orchard Children’s Academy (OCA) is a ministry of Temple Baptist Church. OCA is organized and developed to provide a loving, supportive, safe, and educational environment for families who need child care and pre-school for their children. It is our goal to offer a program that meets the intellectual, moral, social, emotional, and physical needs of each child. It is also our desire for each child and family to know that they are loved by God!

Our Mission

Orchard Children’s Academy believes that children are a gift from God, and it is the mission of our day care and preschool to provide a loving, secure, Christ-centered learning environment that meets the developmental, emotional, and spiritual needs of each child.

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Happy Families

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Growing Children

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Children Served

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Moments of Learning & Discovery

Infant Programs

We believe that children learn best through play. “Play” is the language of a child, and “toys” are their words. Our staff will strive to create a fun learning environment for your child that allows them to reach milestones, exercise their imagination, explore new ideas and practice social skills.
We believe that each child is unique and special–fearfully and wonderfully made. As such, our curriculum has been adapted by our staff to be age appropriate and engaging for each individual child at their various stages of development.

Toddler Programs

Teachers will use the ABC Jesus Loves Me curriculum for the 2 year olds, 3 year olds, and the transitional kindergarten class. Children will spend time in different activities teaching them letter recognition and sounds, awareness of numbers and shapes, pre-reading skills and sight word recognition, as well as leaving plenty of time for just having fun! Our infant and toddler classes will follow a Bible story plan and will have special lessons and activities our teachers prepare that are age appropriate.
A more detailed daily schedule will be posted in each classroom so you and your child will know what to expect each day.

Testimonials

“My youngest two kids have attended since the first day they opened. Over the last two years between my two kids, our family has gotten to know almost every teacher/staff member at OCA and boy are we impressed! We have and will continue to strongly encourage others to send their kids to OCA. They do an incredible job at loving the whole child well! They have been a great support to my husband and I as we raise our kids. I love that both of my children get to have chapel every day! My daughter comes home singing worship songs and sharing God stories from the bible often.”

Katie Wilson

“Orchard Children’s Academy has been a blessing to our family. I feel confident that my 3 year old daughter is benefiting from Orchard’s curriculum and it’s staff spiritually and academically. She comes home happy always talking about her friends and the fun she has at school. Orchard has a better home day care “hands on and comforting atmosphere” than any other local day care that I’ve found. Orchard Children’s Academy is truly a wonderful place.”

Kristien Bodenstein

“My daughter has been going here since she was 16 months old. I was apprehensive about daycares and I toured a lot of places and this was the only one I felt comfortable and safe leaving my little one all day. The teachers are great and the director is always so helpful. They truly love the Lord and love your kids as if they were their own. Because little ones are like a sponge it is so important to know who they will be around and what are acceptable behaviors and characteristics and OCA has gone beyond my expectations. My daughter has learned so much already and I can’t wait to see what the future holds. I definitely recommend this place!”

Sarah Embry

“Orchard Children’s Academy is truly the biggest blessing! We have had kids in almost every classroom. The staff is encouraging, kind, gentle, and creative. They desire only the best for your kids and provide excellent care and teaching. My three-year old was able to write the whole alphabet and her name. The teachers are intentional in their instruction and play time. One of my favorite things is to hear our kids sing worship songs and tell Bible stories that they learned in school. My husband and I joke that they take better care of our kids than we do:)”

Emily Richarson

“We love Orchard Children’s Academy!! The teachers are amazing. My 2 year old daughter has learned so much at school. She also loves chapel time and comes home singing chapel songs. I also love that they have a cleaning protocol for the rooms and toys.”

Lindsay Simpson

“We love OCA! The teachers are very caring and loving to all the children, and their knowledge about childhood development is evident. My child is always happily playing when I pick her up, and that makes me feel good to know she is content.”

Gail Fenix
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