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Who Are We?

Growing Friends Child Care is a program of the Winterstown United Methodist Church. We are a fully licensed child care center located within the church. Growing Friends is registered by the Department of Public Welfare/Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL). The center accepts children 6 weeks of age to and including 6th grade. Full time, part time, and hourly childcare services are available, along with Preschool for ages 3 & 4. We also offer Summer Camp for school aged children who have completed kindergarten through 6th grade: field trips and lots of fun daily activities!

Enrollment may take place at any time throughout the year as space becomes available. Growing Friends is open Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. Closed weekends and major holidays.

Our Mission: To provide your children or child with a loving atmosphere that will help them grow both socially and academically.


My son loves going to summer camp at GF. The staff is amazing with the kids allowing them to enjoy summer by keeping them entertained while having fun. The field trips are exceptional while at an incredibly reasonable cost. They do an amazing job and I will be sad when my son is too old to attend. I know he is safe and well cared for when he is there. Thank you!!

Carrie Lytle-McCloskey

Never had my daughter in a day care before, so I was very nervous!! This was the first one I visited and had a good feeling about it. My daughter loves it there!! I love all of the teachers! They work so well with the kids! Couldn't be happier!!

Becky Boyd

The staff make the place feels like an extended family. My daughter loves to go here. It's a wonderful place to send your child/children!!!

DeeAnna Veilleux