2022-2023 Camas School District Preschools

Welcome to the Preschool Information web page! Camas School District runs several early childhood preschool programs for ages 2 ½ through 5 years old. All programs are led by experienced preschool instructors many of whom 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:


2022-2023 Preschool Registration Information

It’s time to start preparing to register for 2022-2023 school year. Below you will find helpful information and important dates.  Due to COVID there will be no in-person tours of our facilities. Instead, two live informational webinars will be led by the directors of each program.

Informational Webinars: In case you missed the two informational webinars in January 2022, please view:

Preschool Informational – Powerpoint


Existing Families (Families who are currently enrolled in one of our preschools)

  • January 31: Registration opens at 10 AM for EXISTING families (this includes siblings) of all three preschools. Click HERE for a description of all our preschools.  All existing families will be emailed a link for the online registration form as well as other instructions.
  • February 10: Last day for EXISTING families to register by noon.
  • A $100 nonrefundable deposit is required.
  • It has been our experience that Chrome works best with our websites, especially if using a Mac.

New Families (Families who are not currently enrolled in one of our preschools)

Part 1 of 2 – Get a registration number ONLINE so you can register IN PERSON February 16.

  • February 1: Get your registration number.
  • February 4: Deadline (noon) for NEW families to fill out form to get a registration number.
  • February 9: NEW families will be emailed a registration number and other instructions. To be equitable, we randomize the forms for number assignments.

Part 2 of 2 – Register IN PERSON

  • February 16: In-person registration for NEW families will take place at the Heights Learning Center at 4600 NE Garfield, Camas, WA. You will be emailed detailed instructions.
  • We will start with number 1 at 9:00 AM. 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 nonrefundable deposit is required.
  • It has been our experience that Chrome works best with our websites, especially if using a Mac.

About Camas Community Preschool

  • Led by a qualified preschool instructor and support staff
  • Designed to meet children’s social, emotional, physical, communication, cognitive, and pre-academic needs
  • Uses research-based instructional practices and programs designed for kindergarten readiness
  • Children attending our programs must be fully toilet trained, able to self-feed, and behave in such a way that they do not pose a harm to self or others.

2 1/2-year-old program details

  • Age Requirement: Must be 2 1/2 years of age by August 31
  • Location: The Heights Learning Center, 4600 NE Garfield St., Camas, WA 98607 (formerly named Lacamas Heights Elementary)
  • Days: Two days a week – M/Th or T/F (no Wednesday classes)
  • Sessions: Morning session 9:1511:15 AM
  • Tuition: $150 per month + $100 nonrefundable yearly application fee

3–4-year-old program details

  • Age Requirement: Must be 3 years of age by August 31
  • Location: The Heights Learning Center, 4600 NE Garfield St., Camas, WA 98607 (formerly named Lacamas Heights Elementary)
  • Days: Four days a week – M/T/Th/F (no Wednesday classes)
  • Sessions: Morning session 8:5511:25 AM / Afternoon session 1:003:30 PM
  • Extended Day Option: May be combined with before-school and after-school care
  • Tuition: $325 per month + $100 nonrefundable yearly application fee

4–5-year-old program details

  • Age Requirement: Must be 4 years of age by August 31
  • Location: The Heights Learning Center, 4600 NE Garfield St., Camas, WA 98607 (formerly named Lacamas Heights Elementary)
  • Days: Four days a week – M/T/Th/F (no Wednesday classes)
  • Session Options: Morning session 9:0511:35 AM / Afternoon session 1:103:40 PM
  • Extended Day Option: May be combined with before-school and after-school child care
  • Tuition: $325 per month + $100 nonrefundable yearly application fee (program only)

For more information about Camas Community Preschool, contact Brenda Snell at brenda.snell@camas.wednet.edu or 360-833-5547 or visit www.camascommunityed.org.