2021-2022 Camas School District Preschools

Welcome to the Preschool Informational webpage!  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:


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.  A link will be posted on this website as the date gets closer.

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 non-refundable 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 as 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 non-refundable 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 class)
  • Sessions: Morning session 9:1511:15 AM
  • Tuition: $150 per month + $100 non-refundable 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 class)
  • 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 non-refundable 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 class)
  • 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 non-refundable 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.