Child Care

Located on the Central Campus in Blue Bell, our nationally accredited Children's Center combines the characteristics of a quality child care environment with the enrichment experiences of a preschool setting for children ages 2 to 5 years. We serve children of our College’s students, staff and faculty as well as children from the community on a space-available basis.


  • A developmentally appropriate curriculum accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • Highly qualified teachers and assistant teachers
  • Lauded by Pennsylvania Keystone Stars with its highest rating of “STAR 4”
  • Excellent teacher/child ratios
  • One of just ten programs throughout the nation to be honored by NAEYC/EDF as an “Engaging Diverse Families Exemplary Program”
  • Sound preparation for kindergarten
  • Nutritious lunch and snacks during the fall and spring semesters

Hours of Operation

The Center is open from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 12 months of the year (including most days the College offices are open) except for the last two weeks of August. Summer Camp is offered mid-June through mid-August.

Financial Assistance Options

  1. The Pennsylvania subsidy system, managed by Child Care Information Services at 1-877-472-5437.
  2. MCCC Financial Aid office, 215-641-6566.
  3. If your child meets the “at risk” and age requirements for Pre-K Counts and space is available, no fees will be charged for the hours of 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday during the school year. Please see Pre-K Counts in the menu on the left.

Visit Us

To schedule a tour of the Children's Center, please contact Debbie Ravacon, Director, at 215-641-6618 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Children’s Center registration opens when our College course registration becomes available. All children must be enrolled on a regular weekly schedule; please see the registration form for fees and schedule options. Children do not have to be toilet-trained before enrolling.

To be placed on our waiting list, please submit a current registration form with the $30 nonrefundable registration fee, which will be applied toward tuition at the time of enrollment. (No fee is required for our Pre-K Counts waiting list.)

Registration Forms

Spring Registration
Camp Registration
Summer Registration
Fall Registration

Forms for Enrolled Families

Additional Hours Request
Child Health Report
Emergency Contact