ACAP’s Head Start to host Friendship Day

17 years ago

    PRESQUE ISLE – The Head Start program will start Thursday, Aug. 30 with Friendship Day at the Child and Family Center at Park Street. Children enrolled in Head Start will meet their classmates, their teachers and the bus driver and bus monitor, as well as have a chance to explore the classroom and playground. Head Start children and their parents are invited to spend about an hour at the center between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.     ACAP Child and Family Services has received federal funding for Head Start for over 25 years. Head Start is a preschool program for three- and four-year-olds, which provides individualized preschool education. The curriculum includes the areas of early literacy, math and science, creative arts, social and emotional development initiative, and music and movement. Children attend three and one-half hours per day, four days per week. Bus routes are determined annually. For more information about Head Start or Friendship Day, call the ACAP Child and Family Center at Park Street at 764-0733.
    The Child and Family Center at Park Street serves children from six weeks to 13 years in age and their families with child care and Head Start services. It is located at 44 Park St. in Presque Isle. For more information on ACAP Child and Family Services, call 768-3045 or 1-800-432-7881.
    Celebrating 35 years of services, ACAP provides the people of Aroostook with services and programs in the areas of health, nutrition, child and family, energy and housing and employment and training. As a leader or in partnership with others, ACAP provides guidance to the community in responding to emerging human needs. For more information on ACAP programs, call 764-3721 or 1-800-432-7881.