Upcoming events

Get involved! Stepping Stones offers a variety of social and fund raising events throughout the year. These fun, family-friendly events are an opportunity to support the center and get to know other Stepping Stones families and staff. Extended family members and friends are always welcome too! 

 

May 29, 2017

CLOSED for Memorial Day

Time:7am-6pm
Location: Your Choice!

Enjoy your 3 day weekend!


May 30, 2017

First day of Summer Camp!

Time:All day
Location: Stepping Stones

School’s out for summer!!  Today marks the beginning of an adventure filled, memory making summer!


June 05, 2017

Pre 1 Zoo trip

Time:8:45am-2:00pm
Location: Topeka Zoo

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!  It’s time for our annual zoo trip.  We’re excited to see and learn about all of the animals, take a trip through the rainforest, have a picnic lunch and climb aboard the train for a relaxing ride!  Sign up sheets for drivers will be posted a week before the trip.


June 09, 2017

Pre 2 Zoo trip

Time:8:45am-2:00pm
Location: Topeka Zoo

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!  It’s time for our annual zoo trip.  We’re excited to see and learn about all of the animals, take a trip through the rainforest, have a picnic lunch and climb aboard the train for a relaxing ride!  Sign up sheets for drivers will be posted a week before the trip.


June 10, 2017

23rd Annual SS Golf Tournament

Time:8:30 a.m. shotgun start
Location: Orchards Golf Course by CobbleStone LLC

Four person golf scramble. You don’t have to be a pro!  We welcome all participants, including those not associated with Stepping Stones.  Registration is available as a team or individually.  We will pair individual participants on a random basis. Make sure you stick around afterwards for lunch, raffle drawings and prize presentations!  Prize packages awarded to every participant.

Cost: $30/person
Contact: Shelly Platz (785-842-5919)

June 16, 2017

Pre 2 Father’s Day picnic

Time:11:30-12:30
Location: Dad Perry Park

Join us for a celebration of our favorite dads!  We will have hotdogs, chips, watermelon and lemonade for lunch…and a little something special just for you!


June 19, 2017

Pre 1 Father’s Day luncheon

Time:11:30-12:30
Location: Pre 1 classroom

Join us for celebration of our favorite dads!  We will have enchiladas, salad, chips and watermelon for lunch…and a little something special just for you!


June 30, 2017

Pre 2 Wading Pool trip

Time:8:30-12
Location: South Park Wading Pool

Splish, splash!  We’re cooling off in the refreshing wading pool and enjoying a delicious picnic lunch today!  Sign up sheets for drivers will be posted a week before our trip.


July 03, 2017

CLOSED for Independence Day!

Time:7am-6pm
Location: Your choice!

Enjoy your holiday!


July 04, 2017

CLOSED for Independence Day

Time:7am-6pm
Location: Your choice

Enjoy your holiday!


July 19, 2017

Pre 2 Wading Pool trip

Time:8:30-12
Location: South Park Wading Pool

Splish, splash!  We’re cooling off in the refreshing wading pool and enjoying a delicious picnic lunch today!  Sign up sheets for drivers will be posted a week before our trip.


August 04, 2017

Slumber Party/Summer Camp “Camp-Out”

Time:7pm - 8am (midnight for infants)
Location: Stepping Stones

Looking for a special date night? How about some time alone at home?  It’s slumber party time again!  The summer camp kiddos will be grilling hot dogs and making s’mores and"camping” out in tents (but sleeping indoors).  It’s sure to be a fun night!

Cost: $25 care until midnight or $40 overnight. $10.00 discount for 2 kids (overnight) & $5 discount for 2 kids until 12

August 09, 2017

Pre 2 Wading Pool trip

Time:8:30-12:45
Location: South Park Wading Pool/Orange Leaf

Splish, splash!  We’re cooling off in the refreshing wading pool and enjoying a delicious picnic lunch today!  Afterwards, we will head over to Orange Leaf to cool off with a delicious treat!  Sign up sheets for drivers will be posted a week before our trip.


August 12, 2017

Preschool 2 Graduation

Time:4:00
Location: Pre 2 classroom

Grab your tissues and join us for the graduation celebration of our beloved preschoolers.  Potluck party following the celebration.


August 14, 2017

CLOSED for all-day Staff Training

Time:All Day
Location: Stepping Stones

To fulfill Kansas Health Department requirements, we will be taking this day to provide 8 hours of training for our staff.


August 28, 2017

First day of part-time preschool

Time:8:30-1
Location: Stepping Stones

It’s time for another fun year!


September 04, 2017

CLOSED for Labor Day

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice!

Enjoy your 3-day weekend!


November 23, 2017

CLOSED for Thanksgiving

Time:All Day
Location: Your choice!

Enjoy your holiday!


November 24, 2017

CLOSED for Thanksgiving

Time:All day
Location: Your choice!

Enjoy your holiday!


December 25, 2017

Winter Break

Time:All Day
Location: Your choice!

Have a safe and happy winter break!


December 26, 2017

CLOSED for Winter Break

Time:All Day
Location: Your choice!

Have a safe and happy winter break!


December 27, 2017

CLOSED for Winter Break

Time:All Day
Location: Your choice!

Have a safe and happy winter break!


December 28, 2017

CLOSED for Winter Break

Time:All Day
Location: Your choice!

Have a safe and happy winter break!


December 29, 2017

CLOSED for Winter Break

Time:All day
Location: Your choice!

Have a safe and happy winter break!


January 01, 2018

CLOSED for Winter Break

Time:All day
Location: Your choice!

Have a safe and happy winter break!


 
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announcements

We are on menu week 4 (May 22 - 26)

We have fall openings in our part-time preschool.  Call today for details!

We are #1! We were voted the BEST child care center in the 2014 Best of Lawrence contest!

contact us

Please feel free to contact us with questions about our programs or arrange a tour of the center. 785.843.5919
1100 Wakarusa Drive
Lawrence, Kansas 66049
info@steppingstones-childcare.org

employment

Are you interested in a rewarding job in early childhood education? Please call or email us to find out what positions might be available. 785.843.5919
jobs@steppingstones-childcare.org