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It was a privilege to watch our home child care crew pick up litter as they showed appreciation for their world. We walked tenderly and with purpose on the land which we enjoy and know to be traditional Anishnaabe territory. The enthusiasm which the children brought to this seemingly mundane work allowed me to reflect […]

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We value learning as an opportunity to engage both emotionally and intellectually, deepen our own practice, and enrich the quality of experiences for children, families, communities, and ourselves.  We believe that every interaction is an invitation to learn and grow together. Every pebble in the vase represents each hour that each member of the Peterborough […]

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May 16, 2019

Our “Nona” Candi

At Compass ELC-Courtice, we consider ourselves extremely blessed. Candi is not just our cook and nutritionist but our resident “Nona,” and truly a big piece of the heart and soul of our program. From the moment you walk through the front doors you are reminded of home with the smells of delicious food cooking. The […]

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  Compass Archie Stouffer is a school-age program in the heart of Minden. For those who aren’t familiar with our area you may not realize the sheer amount of trees and forest that we have. In fact the playground at our school is essentially half-forest. We feel very spoiled by this as our children love […]

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Compass Early Learning and Care 2019 Child Care Fees – Home Child Care CKL

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Compass Early Learning and Care 2019 Child Care Fees – Home Child Care Peterborough

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April 9, 2019

Winter Picnic

Teaching the children about the natural world should be seen as one of the most important events of their lives – Thomas Berry Here at Compass ELC Minden, we advocate for outdoor play! We believe that children should be out in nature as much as they possibly can. We are very lucky to live in […]

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I remember there being a time in my career where I would have never considered working a split shift; only focusing on how long a day it would be. It has now been a year of working a split shift and I wouldn’t change it.  Before applying for the role I currently have, I evaluated […]

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“Risky play has many advantages for young children, and more often than not, is when children are having the most fun during their play.” At our Kawartha Heights School Age program we really try to implement risky play when we are indoors and outdoors with the children. We fully support the idea of risky play […]

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