Grizzlie Bears Child Care and Learning Center

Offers Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten and welcomes children
ages 4 and 5

4405 Outer Drive
Naples, Florida 34112
(239) 417-6263

Open 7 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.

Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten  
We have been designated a Gold Seal Provider by Department of Children and Families. We're also accredited by the Council on Accreditation. Our free VPK Program offers a wide variety of experiences as our children learn new concepts, allowing them to extend their play and to share individual interests and ideas.  We place emphasis is on socialization skills as children learn to play creatively and cooperatively. We meet or exceed all Florida Department of Education VPK standards.  


We offer our Grizzlie Bears:

  • Music
  • Movement
  • Writing
  • Outdoor play
  • Dramatic play
  • Art
  • Games
  • And more!

Additional programs

After-School - We offer after-school care for children in grades Kindergarten through 5th until 5:30 p.m. Pick-up service is available from Avalon and Lely Elementary schools.

Summer Fun - When school is out, we provide summer programs for all ages. Activities include field trips, fine arts, cooking and other summer fun activities.


The parent/guardian is responsible for paying the weekly tuition based on the child's VPK program. Tuition is due on the Monday of the week of service. A late fee of $25 will be assessed if the payment is late. If tuition is not paid by the following Monday, the child may not return Grizzlie Bears or Huggie Bears until all tuition and applicable late fees have been paid in full.

VPK only: VPK-only care is defined as a child eligible for care Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. There is no additional tuition for VPK only.

Full-time wrap-around: Full-time wrap-around care is defined as a child eligible for care Monday - Friday from 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Tuition is $95 per week.

Questions? More information?

Contact Grizzlie Bears Center Director Cindy Spears at 239-417-6263 or email bearsinfo@chsfl.org.

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