Welcome to preschool and preK at The Pond!

…have a child who is stressed by the pressure of academics?

We offer stress-free classes full of purposeful play and age appropriate learning!

Now interviewing for  limited openings 2022-2023!

 Welcome to the Pond! We have been serving the Centerport, Northport, East Northport and Huntington community since 1994 in the same location!  We are located on the grounds of Camp Alvernia in Centerport, NY and we are surrounded by fields, forest and beachfront! We offer a quality preschool/preK experience in a safe nuturing environment, rich in opportunities for language, curiosity and exploration. NYState certified teacher and aides are certified in pediatric CPR and pediatric first aid. We are inspired by the Waldorf principles of educating the whole child through age appropriate hands on activities, within a framework of art, music, nature, group activities and celebrations throughout the year. We offer morning classes for 3’s, 4’s, and 5’s as well as extended days in the Waldorf tradition from 12 pm – 2:00 pm.

The Pond is chartered by the Board of Regents of the New York State Education Department!!!  We are also a non-profit public charity under IRS Section 501 (3) (c).

Proudly serving Centerport, East Northport, Huntington, Huntington Station, Elwood, South Huntington, Commack, Dix Hills, Kings Park, Syosset, Deer Park, Plainview, Smithtown, and everywhere that parents celebrate “purposeful play-based learning”.!