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CPC Kids' Academy

Kids' Academy
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CPC Kids' Academy provides

Flexible Preschool and School-age Programs

Limited Preschool and Kindergarten openings still available!

The CPC Kids' Academy offers the following School Year programs:


  • Little Learners, Preschool, and Pre-K programs including Full Day for 5 hours or more, Half Day for up to 5 hours, and Part Day from 8:30am - 11:30am. more info >>


  • Before and After School Care for Kindergarten students at Prospect and Walker schools. Bus service is provided to Walker School. more info >>


  • Before and After School Care for 1st grade—12 year old students at Prospect and Walker Schools. Bus service is provided to Walker Schools. more info>>

...and a Summer Camp!

For more information, contact Jane Hudgins, CPC Kids' Academy Program Director,

at or (630) 654-4014

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Little Learners, Preschool, and Pre-K Program

Our early learning program includes classes for

  • Little Learners - 30 months by Sept. 1st to 3 years old & fully potty trained

  • Preschool - 3 years old by Sept. 1st to 4 years old & fully potty trained

  • Pre-K - 4 years old by Sept. 1st to 5 years old

All early learning classes offer the following options:

Full Day ~ up to 10 hours 

Half Day ~ 8:30am - 2:30pm  

Part Day ~ 8:30am - 11:30am   

We provide up to 3 snacks per day and lunch for all children in attendance during meal times 

The early learning program is staffed by highly qualified, experienced teachers who meet or exceed the state educational requirements.  Our researched based curriculum will engage the children through hands-on learning center activities and is designed to meet their individual emotional, social and cognitive needs.  Our philosophy is that children learn best through play in a developmentally appropriate, engaging and nurturing environment. 

Limited Preschool openings still available!

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Early Learners


Before and After School Program


The before and after school program is open to children from Prospect and Walker schools and includes full or part time enrollment options. Bus service is provided to Walker school.

The school age program is staffed by experienced, highly qualified teachers who meet or exceed DCFS licensing standards. Our nurturing teachers plan a variety of inspiring learning activities and provide a safe, comfortable and enriching environment for the children.  After school activities may include dedicated homework time, indoor or outdoor large motor activities, arts, science, cooking, yoga, board games, crafts, and/or quiet reading time, to name a few.  Activities vary throughout the week to encourage interest and participation. A daily healthy snack is included. 

Kindergarten before and after school care is available and includes a hot lunch that meets state nutritional guidelines.  

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Limited Kindergarten openings still available!

School Age

Summer Camp

​Summer Camp is available at the CPC Kids' Academy!  Fun weekly themes, sports, arts & crafts, and field trips, science fun, and games are just a few of the exciting offerings included in our summer camp program.

​​We are currently full for Summer 2023! We do have a waitlist for Summer Camp. Families can call/email Jane Hudgins for more information or to put their child (ren) name on the waitlist.  

  • Children must be 3 years old by 6/01/23 and fully potty trained to enroll in our Kindling Krew group

  • Children must be entering First Grade in the fall to enroll in our Trail Blazers program

  • Space is limited. Kindling Krew will enroll a max of 20 children; Trail Blazers group will enroll a max of 23 children.

  • Camp Hours are 9:00am-2:30pm 

  • We also offer AM Wrap Around Care from 7am-9am and PM Wrap Around Care from 2:30pm-6pm for an additional monthly fee per child

Summer Camp


Priority registration is given to current families and runs through mid January. Beginning mid January, prospective families may submit applications for enrollment consideration. Upon approval,  a non-refundable registration payment is due in order to guarantee your child's spot.

Due to classroom capacities some families may be notified that they have been placed on a wait list until space becomes available.

For more information, contact Jane Hudgins CPC Kids' Academy Program Director, at or (630) 654-4014


To apply, print and complete the CPC Kids' Academy Application for enrollment and mail it along with the application fee to the Academy. Applications are also available at the church office. 

Please email Jane Hudgins, CPC Kids' Academy Program Director, or call (630) 654-4014, for more information.

2023-24 Enrollment 
accepting applications now for Preschool and Kindergarten programs!

Current families have until Friday, January 6, 2023 to apply.

Any spots available after January 6

will be open to the public.

Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Staff

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Jane Hudgins

Program Director

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Sintia Arambula

Assistant Director

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Angela Taylor


School Age

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Emily Deak


School Age

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Nicole Cacho



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Snezana Novakovic


Little Learners

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Carlee Battistoni


School Age

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Kristopher Byers

Teacher/Bus Driver

School Age

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Terese Bogart



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Taga Glevackas


School Age

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Lorena Arambula



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Susan James




Lisa Andersen


Little Learners

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