Code Ninjas
3202 W. Republic Rd., Suite 100 • Springfield
417-319-7996 •
Kids ages 7-14 learn computer programming coding through an engaging game-based curriculum that teaches teamwork, logic, math, and problem solving. Code Ninjas provides children with a safe, encouraging environment to gain problem-solving skills. Looking for an engaging STEM-focused field trip? Code Ninjas partners with schools, daycares, and preschools on programs to introduce coding, robotics and other STEM topics.

Sylvan Learning Center
1830 E. Independence St. • Springfield
417-268-9392 •
Sylvan’s certified educators help your child move forward, no matter the challenges on the horizon. In-center instruction is delivered in a small-group setting, and private LIVE remote instruction is available, too. Schedule a subject assessment today to learn how Sylvan’s 40-plus year program can create a better tomorrow. Tutoring is available for math, algebra, reading, writing, and study skills. College-readiness experts help teens with individual SAT and ACT test preparation. Your student receives a personalized plan with monthly parent conferences and frequent progress assessments. Sylvan’s professionals will attend school meetings and communicate with your child’s teacher, too.

Kumon Math & Reading Center of Springfield

Mathnasium: The Math Learning Center

TheraCare Outpatient Services
3023 S. Fort Ave., Suite B • Springfield
417-890-4656 •
TheraCare provides speech, occupational, physical, and music therapy services to children of all ages in a safe, caring environment. They offer an individualized approach to therapy that will help your child increase their pre-academic and academic skills, resulting in increased confidence in the classroom. Intensive therapy options are available. Call today to learn how TheraCare can help your child.

Dynamic Strides Therapy

Wise Psychological Services

Second Baptist
Child Development Center
3111 E. Battlefield Rd. • Springfield
417-887-3111 •
The staff of Second Baptist Child Development Center shower children with love, acceptance, security, and guidance to help them develop independence and self-control. Their goal is to give each child a quality Christian education in a loving environment. Teachers team with parents to cultivate the important first steps for children that shape their lives long after they grow up. Classes available for children ages 6 months to pre-K, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Class options provide flexibility for the number of days attending. Enroll now for fall.

University Child Care Center
500 South Ave. • Springfield
417-886-0980 •
University Child Care Center is a nonprofit, licensed, and accredited preschool. UCCC has helped children spread their wings for more than 40 years.

Developmental Center of the Ozarks

Parents’ Cooperative Preschool at Itty Bitty City

Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield
    Fremont Unit: 2814 N. Fremont Ave.
    Henderson Unit: 835 W. Calhoun St.
    Musgrave Unit: 720 S. Park Ave.
    Sertoma Unit: 2524 S. Golden Ave.
    Stalnaker Unit: 1410 N. Fremont Ave.
417-862-2949 •
Before- and after-school programs with Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield enable youth to learn discipline for academic studies, participate in enriching programs to apply to everyday living, and embrace technology to achieve success. Five club units serve more than 2,300 kids throughout Springfield, and partnerships with clubs located within Springfield public schools, accessibility to Boys & Girls Clubs is greater than it has ever been. Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield also provides year-round sports opportunities.

SPARC (School-Parks Are Reaching Our Community)
Office: 300 E. Harrison
417-837-5737 • Springfield
SPARC (School-Parks Are Reaching Our Community) is a partnership between Springfield Public Schools and the Springfield-Greene County Park Board. SPARC offers licensed before- and after-school childcare programs at several school sites, providing active recreational games, engaging enrichment activities, homework assistance, and specialty clubs.

Ozarks Regional YMCA
    Springfield/Clever: 417-862-8962
    Branson/Hollister: 417-337-9622
    Buffalo: 417-345-1116
    Lebanon: 417-588-1177
YMCA before- and after-school programs are structured with time for kids to start homework, engage in active fun, and enjoy a snack with friends. Participating in these kinds of programs helps boost school attendance and academic achievement. YMCA programs serve families who need quality wrap-around childcare during the school year. Staff members create a physically and emotionally safe and welcoming environment for all youth. Students are encouraged to think critically, make decisions, and solve problems. Families and the YMCA work, play, learn, and thrive together. For information about the programs offered near you, contact your closest Ozarks Regional YMCA center.