Camas School District Preschools

Camas School District runs several early childhood preschool programs for ages 2 ½ through 5 years old. All programs are led by an experienced preschool instructors – many of which are certified teachers – and their qualified support staff. Each day is designed to meet every child’s social, emotional, physical, communication, cognitive, and pre-academic needs, using research-based instructional practices and activities aimed at achieving kindergarten readiness.

Camas School District Preschools:


2021-2022 Preschool Registration

Key Dates:

  • Thursday, February 25, 2021: Informational webinars available 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. (see below link to listen to the meeting’s audio taping)
  • Monday, March 15, 2021:  Registration opens for existing families
  • Monday, March 22, 2021: Google form posted to get a registration number for new families
  • Thursday, March 25, 2021: Registration closes for existing families
  • Tuesday, March 30, 2021: In person registration for new families (registration number required)

 

Informational Webinars: If you missed our informational webinars on February 25 led by the Directors of each program, feel free to listen to the audio taping.

Listen in! CSD Preschool Informational Webinars

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Registering Existing Families:

  • Monday, March 15 @ 8:00 a.m. (online registration only): Existing families in all three preschools may register (this includes siblings) starting at 8:00 a.m. on March 15, 2021.
  1. Camas Community Preschool (Heights Learning Center – formerly Lacamas Heights Elementary)
  2. Integrated Preschool (Heights Learning Center – formerly Lacamas Heights Elementary)
  3. Papermaker Preschool (Camas High School)
  • How to register: all existing families will be emailed a link for the online registration form.
  • Deadline for existing families: Thursday, March 25 @ 5:00 p.m.

 

Registering New Families:

Part 1 of 2 – Get a Registration Number (online)

  • Registration opens up: Monday, March 22 @ 8:00 a.m.
  • How to get a registration number: You must complete an online google form to receive a registration number – see the link here. NOTE – The link will not go “live” until 8:00 a.m. on March 22nd. Preschool – New Family Registration Form
  • Deadline for filling out google form: Thursday, March 25 @ 8:00 a.m.
  • To be equitable, we randomize the forms for number assignments. It is a lottery. You will receive an email by 4:00 p.m. Friday, March 26 giving you a registration number, a time to come for in-person registration on Tuesday, March 30, and all other instructions.

Part 2 of 2 – Register (in person)

  • Tuesday, March 30 @ 8:00 a.m. – Registration will take place at the Heights Learning Center at 4600 NE Garfield, Camas, WA. (formerly Lacamas Heights Elementary
  • We will start with number 1 at 8:00 a.m. It may seem discouraging if you receive a higher number, but it is important to note that this registration is for three different preschools with several different ages/classes. We also create waitlists.
  • A $100 non-refundable deposit is required.

About Papermaker Preschool

An early childhood preschool program for children ages 4–5 years, with and without special needs

  • Led by a highly qualified, certificated teacher, a teacher assistant, and a paraprofessional with early childhood experience
  • Supported by early-childhood professionals, including a speech/language pathologist, occupational therapist, and a physical therapist
  • Designed to meet children’s social-emotional, cognitive, physical, communication, and pre-academic needs
  • Promotes kindergarten readiness
  • Home to a unique mentoring program whereby high school students work with preschoolers

Program details

  • Age Requirement: Must be 4 years of age by August 31
  • Location: Camas High School, 26900 SE 15th St., Camas, WA 98607
  • Days: All students attend five days a week – M/T/W/Th
  • Session Options: Morning session, 8:5011:20 AM / Afternoon session, 12:202:50 PM
  • Tuition: $325 per month for 10 months + $100 non-refundable yearly application fee

For more information about the Papermaker Preschool, contact the Camas School District registrar at 360-833-5410 or maria.spencer@camas.wednet.edu. If you have questions about your child’s development, contact CSD Special Services at 360-833-5570.