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I love taking my children there every morning. I know they are going to be safe and happy. The teachers are great there and they do everything for me that they can. The director is awesome! It's a great childcare center.
-Jessica Desimone
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the Director

204 North 18th Street
Morehead City NC 28557

Hours: Monday - Friday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Ages: 6 weeks - 12 years

Welcome to our preschool in Morehead City NC! My name is
Deborah Daugherty, the school director. I have been apart of 
the Childcare Network family for 8 years and working in the child care field for over 20 years. I hold my Bachelor's degree in Psychology and truly love what I do here.

The staff and I take great pride in being more than a daycare. 
Our school develops young minds through curriculum and with outdoor learning experiences. We take our classroom activities outside and let the children explore. Through our gardens, they plant different vegetables and flowers. They also get to paint, have a class picnic while enjoying the ocean breeze and a good book.
We keep these little minds working hard and learning through 
all their daily activities by providing them with a healthy USDA 
approved breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack. 

Our beautiful location has two buildings and both of them hold 
a 5 Star status with the state of NC. Stop by and visit with us. We would love to give you a tour of our facility and share more information about all of the wonderful things happening at Childcare Network.
See you soon!
Deborah Daugherty
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  •  Rated 5 STARS by NC Division of Child Development
  •  Educational Field Trips
  •  Free USDA Approved Meals & Snacks
  •  Young Achievers Club for School Age
  •  HighReach Curriculum
  •  Adventure Summer Camp for School Age
  •  Bright Babies Curriculum for Infants

School Transportation

  •  Beaufort Elementary (After School Care Only)
  •  Morehead Elementary
  •  Morehead Middle
  •  Morehead Primary
  •  Newport Elementary (After School Care Only)

Discount Programs

  • Military Discount
  • Walmart Discount
  • Family Discount
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