At NCRC Preschool, we offer so many opportunities for families to meet one another, to learn from each other, to work together and to celebrate together, to partner with the school, and most importantly, to enjoy these magical years.
- Family Work Day
- Pumpkin Party
- Winter Celebration
- Grandparent Gingerbread House Workshop
- Tuition Assistance Auction
- Pajama Picnic
Every fall, we start the year by grabbing wheelbarrows, paint brushes, rakes, shovels, and gardening gloves for this NCRC community tradition!
Family Work Day is a great way to spruce up the school as you weed, mulch, plant, paint, and more. It's also a great way to meet other parents, children, grandparents, faculty, and staff!
Grandchildren and their grandparents are invited every winter to the Gingerbread House Workshop.
The morning is filled icing houses and decorating with handfuls of gum drops, graham crackers, and colorful sprinkles alongside your little one. It is a fun NCRC tradition the grandparents enjoy just as much as the kids!
One of the most eagerly-anticipated (and grown-ups only!) events of the school year is the annual tuition assistance auction. Virtually all parents come to share a cocktail, enjoy a festive meal and bid on the many items donated by generous businesses and NCRC family and friends. All proceeds from the evening are used to provide tuition assistance for NCRC students.
- Father Breakfasts
- Moms Cocktail Meet-ups
- Downtown Brown Bag Lunches
- Parent Discussions
- Family Camping Trips
Inspired by NCRC's dad-focused programming, the Dads Team is intended to deepen and expand ideas generated from the father-child breakfast discussions, as well as to participate in an intentional, reflective process with a focus on fatherhood. The Dads Team gathers for monthly breakfast and discussion.
All parents are welcome to join members of our CDT for lunch and discussion. Topics such as Settling into the School Year; Children & Electronics and Kids & Their Bodies.
Twice each autumn and spring, our students have the opportunity to visit Camp Horizons located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia. Camp Horizons is an overnight camp that is dedicated to encouraging campers to be creative and independent individuals, to develop strong teamwork skills, and most importantly, to have fun. Their overnight camp provides campers with a safe, supportive community in which they can feel comfortable trying new things and embarking on new adventures.