Programs » StrongStart


 What you need to know...
StrongStart is a free preschool program primarily focused on 0-5 year old children and their parent/caregivers. Younger siblings are also welcome! 

The program is located at four sites, Queen's Park Elementary School, Giant's Head Elementary School, Carmi Elementary School and Columbia Elementary School and is open Monday to Fridays (8:45 — 11:45) on school days only.

Families may sign up using the Daily Signup link above for a day that meets their needs. The program is offered at no charge.

For more information, please contact:

Carmi: Kierstin DeRosier Early Childhood Educator
Tel: (250) 770-7697, email: [email protected] 

Columbia: Chrissi Travers, Early Childhood Educator
Tel: (250) 770-7676, ext. 6489; email: [email protected]

Queen's Park: Fiona Nicholson, Early Childhood Educator
Tel: (250) 770-7680, ext. 6018; email: [email protected]

Giant's Head: Louise Watt, Early Childhood Educator
Tel: (250) 770-7671, ext. 6629; email: [email protected]