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School District No. 22 (Vernon) Strong Start Centres are FREE, drop-in and play-and-learn program for all families with children not yet in kindergarten. Programs begin in September, check below for school and time. Registration form

Alexis Park
Elementary School
250-545-7289
Monday to Friday
8:30 am to 11:30 am
Harwood
Elementary School
250-542-5385
Monday to Friday
8:30 am to 11:30 am
Mission Hill Elementary
250-545-0639
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 11:30 am

Okanagan Landing Elementary School
250-542-1181
Monday
12:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday - Friday
8:30 am - 11:30 pm





It is an opportunity to

  • play with their children
  • enjoy healthy snacks
  • meet other families
  • listen to great stories
  • create with art and craft materials
  • learn songs and rhymes
  • visit with guest speakers
  • play with sand, water, blocks and toys
  • explore science topics

Community partners include:

  • School District No. 22 (Vernon)
  • Child Care Resource and Referral
  • Interior Health Public Health
  • NONA Child Development Centre
  • North Okanagan Early Literacy Project
  • North Okanagan Child Care
  • North Okanagan Early Childhood Educators of BC

FAQ's Frequently asked questions

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