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Childcare Center

Mount Olympus Christian Child Development Center is a weekday care center for infants, toddlers and preschoolers, open from 7:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., which operates in our church facility. As an outreach ministry of our church, the center strives to provide children with an opportunity to grow and learn in a nurturing Christian environment. If you have questions or would like further information email or contact Julie Hessheimer at 801.424.1420. Enrollment is limited.

Mission Statement

To provide high quality, developmentally appropriate childcare, and education. Providing a Christian emphasis, for all members of the community.

Our Philosophy

Children learn best by doing. Mount Olympus offers a wide variety of learning opportunities from quiet learning to active learning, in our learning centers. We provide children the opportunity to Experiment, learning by trial and error with real objects, hand-on approach.

Academic Excellence

  • Test scores of our kindergartners: As of February 2002, 90% of our students are reading on a first grade three-month level. By June many will be close to a second grade reading level
  • Recent studies show kindergartners who attend 3/4 day programs test higher in reading and math. These children enter first grade at an advantage.
  • Low child/teacher ratio improves academic success.
  • Implementation of Student Education Plans (SEP). We use the child's individual strengths to plan his educational goals. Utah PTA has studies proving that SEP's are essential for success.
  • Kindergarten Program Offers
  • 5 1/2 hour program
  • 12 students per class
  • Computer skills
  • Build a solid literacy foundation to help students become competent readers. Using both phonics and whole language application
  • Teach appropriate handwriting skills
  • Teach concrete to abstract math concepts
  • Explore Science, Social Studies & Geography
  • Self expression with creative art
  • Music & physical fitness
  • Christian values, build self confidence and positive social skills
  • Provide opportunities for parents to participate in their child's education
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