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Webster Child Care Center

Every child is a bundle of energy. That’s why we offer 8 ½ acres for them to exercise their bodies and minds and explore the natural environment. Our play-centric curriculum takes them outside every season of the year, always under the watchful supervision of our caring staff.

About Our Webster Campus

Rather than asking children to conform to curriculum, we build learning around the child. We make it comfortable for them to explore their senses and express themselves uniquely and at their own paces.

In addition to our ample green space children enjoy a private in-ground swimming pool. Part of the center is housed in a former train depot, which now serves as a fun clubhouse for school-aged kids — especially in the summer when more than 100 children enjoy water balloon fights, outdoor painting, soccer games and more.

At Expressive Beginnings Webster we provide:

Infant/Toddler Care

Preschool

Full Day Kindergarten

School Age options:

Cohorted Before School Care

Cohorted After School Care

Before/After School Care

Full Day School Age Care

Hybrid: 3 Full Days, 2 Days Before/After School Care (sixth grade only)

Add-on 1:1 Support for remote learners

For rates and additional details, call (585) 872-0663 for Expressive Beginnings Child Care in Webster

Additional Enrichment Programs

  • Performing arts
  • Music and movement
  • Yoga
  • Wilderness education
  • Soccer
  • Swimming lessons through the American Red Cross

We’re pleased that more than 300 children have joined our growing family! Take a tour. Meet our teachers.

Call (585) 872-0663 for Expressive Beginnings Child Care in Webster.

School Age Program – Over 25 Years of Experience

Unique School Age Programs and Activites

We’ve been a provider of before and after school care in Webster for over 25 years and that is part of why children thrive in our unique and fun environment. In their own dedicated space, before and after school students can choose the clubs, classes, character development and community service projects they want to participate in as well as take part in planning these programs. Our recreation counselors are there to keep every child included.  It’s also a great place to make new friends or stay in touch with old ones.  We have kids from all of the schools in the Webster district and if you need summer camp care, your child will benefit from the familiar faces and environment of camp at EBCC! We offer flexible options for children from kindergarten through grade 6 – plus, we’re always here for you – our doors are open during school vacations, most holidays and snow days so you never need to scramble for care!

Primary Benefits

  • Families enjoy priority enrollment for summer camp with enrollment in school age program.
  • Kids work with experienced, tenured, full-time employees serving as school age recreational counselors.
  • Vacation/holiday/snow day care is available when schools are closed.
  • After a day at the school your child can enjoy a change of scenery at our unique facility where school age children have a dedicated space they can call their own.
  • We offer flexibility in scheduling for before school, after, or a combination and can accommodate short notice changes.
  • We offer homework assistance.
  • A state of the art, age appropriate outdoor playground and lots of field space for group games and sports.
  • The district provides busing from all Webster elementary schools, middle schools, and private schools including parochial schools.

This center was Toddler’s Workshop and Railroad Junction before it became the second Expressive Beginnings Child Care in 2016.

Interested in learning more?

Emma Harden

Meet the early childhood Director

Emma Harden is the early childhood director of Expressive Beginnings Child Care in Webster. She graduated with her associate’s degree from Finger Lakes Community College, and is continuing her education through SUNY Oswego, majoring in psychology. She began working at Expressive Beginnings Child Care in 2015 as a preschool teacher, and has been promoted to various positions before taking on the role of interim director in 2021.

Emma shares “Not everyone can say that they have the opportunity to make a difference in the world through children, but I do, and for that I am grateful. I am determined to provide a joyful, loving, diverse and safe environment for all children and employees.”

Austin Snyder

Meet the school-age site Director

Austin Snyder is the school-age site director of Expressive Beginnings Child Care in Webster. He attended Monroe Community College and graduated magna cum laude from the College at Brockport, majoring in physical education. Snyder began working at Expressive Beginnings as a preschool assistant teacher. From there, he has worked in various roles in the organization before becoming school-age director in 2019.

Snyder says, “Shaping the hearts and minds of our next generation is such an important job. I feel blessed with the opportunity to have a positive impact on such a pivotal role in the development of our youth. I often tell people, the best part of my job is the lasting relationships that I have formed with so many children and their families.”