ALC Chili Dinner To Benefit Ronald McDonald House

Week nights can be so busy. Rushing home from work, picking up the kids and then trying to make dinner?! It can be super stressful. On Thursday, January 26th, let Adventure Learning Center take some of the stress out of your evening for our first ever ALC Chili Dinner-To-Go. Adventure Learning Center Chili Dinner-To-Go The dinner will include chili, cornbread and a dessert. Kids dinners will include a corn dog and a dessert. Each dinner is priced at five dollars, or $15 Read More »

Adventure Learning Center’s Family Feast

At ALC we have so much to be thankful for; our friends, our families and a fantastic 2016. Join us as we celebrate with all of our special kiddos on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at eleven am for one of our favorite events of the year; the ALC Family Feast. We will have a Thanksgiving themed lunch while the kiddos show off their school. So mark your calendars. We hope to celebrate all of the wonderful things that we are thankful for. Read More »

Halloween Costume Parade

Come celebrate with us on Monday, October 31st for a spook-tacular costume parade around Adventure Learning Center! We are looking for parent and grandparent volunteers to join in the fun and pass out candy to our little ghosts and goblins, princesses and pirates. We ask that our volunteers arrive no later than 9:30 am. Kids are encouraged to wear costumes over their regular clothes, so they can play more easily after the parade is over. Each classroom will take a trip outside Read More »

October Parent’s Night Out

Are you so in need of an adult’s night out that it’s scary? Well don’t you worry, Adventure Learning Center has you covered. Our October parent’s night out is right around the corner. Drop your kiddos off on Saturday, October 15th from 4pm to 9pm for a spooktacularly fun time. We will have games, crafts, dinner and a movie so you can go out for dinner and a movie with your boo! All children are welcome, so grab some friends and enjoy a Read More »

How to De-Stress During the Busy School Year

If you are a busy parent like us you are probably reading this on your phone from the grocery aisle, or maybe during your five minutes of peace during naptime. With the fall season in full swing, football practice, recitals and more coming up, this season can get a little nutty. Remember during these chaotic times to take a little time for you and just breathe. You are the foundation for your family, and it’s important to work on yourself and make Read More »

Benefits of After School Care

Parents manage a unique balancing act during the start of the school year. New arrival times, conferences, PTO meetings, and football practice completely change the family schedule. Busy work schedules combined with the new routine results in families struggling to take care of everyone’s needs. As a parent, may you have to work long hours, or may have other significant obligations and cannot always be with your child right after school. After school care provides a filler during the stressful afternoon hours. Read More »

Ballwin Kid’s Triathlon

Join us to swim, bike, and run on September 18 for the Ballwin Kid’s Triathlon! We will be sponsoring the event and attending with our party booth. The event starts at 8am and is held at The Point at Ballwin Commons. Come out with your family, visit us, and enjoy some fun during the last warm days of the season. Can’t wait to see you there! See all details below:

August Open House

We’re excited to welcome current and prospective families to ALC’s open house on August 19 from 6:00 – 7:30 PM. We know that drop-off and pick-up can be hectic, so we have scheduled an open house that’s convenient for working families to chat with our faculty and staff or explore the facility. This is a chance to learn more about your children’s daily activities and see some of the great upgrades – like the new playgrounds – at ALC. If you can’t Read More »

How to Cool Down on a Hot Summer Day

Hello, August! While we still love summertime here at ALC, it sure is one hot summer here in Ballwin, MO. We have had a blast this summer with our preschool day care students and campers. We visited the pool, had a splash day, and took a trip to the movies to beat the heat! Camp is always fun at ALC, and we try to make the most of every day despite the sticky or rainy weather. With lots of experience keeping kids busy, Read More »

A Simple Guide to Goodbyes at Daycare

August is here, which means the first day of school (or preschool) is right around the corner. If goodbyes are typically challenging, or this is your first time dropping your child off at daycare, you are not alone in all the emotions. The start of preschool can bring a lot of tears, for children and parents; and that is perfectly OK! We are here to help with a few daycare drop off tips to help lower anxiety for the whole family. Read Read More »