Bartos Child and Family Center

Our Mission

The Bartos Child and Family Center at Shippensburg University, a project of the Shippensburg University Foundation, provides a safe, enriching, and supportive educational program for young children and their families.

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Pennsylvania Department of Human Services


The Bartos Child and Family center is hands-down the BEST childcare center in Shippensburg. Arguably, the BEST in all of south-central PA! First off, Mary Poppins runs the toddler rooms. Perhaps not Mary Poppins herself, but an individual that matches her in patience, care, and a slight element of magic. Naomi, the lead toddler teacher, is genuinely interested in every child and creates developmentally appropriate curriculum to help the smaller…

The Mowen Family

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Upcoming Events

September Pet Supply Drive

September 27, 2019

As part of our “All About Me” theme and “Pet” week, the Center will be collecting pet supplies for the Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter.  A list of donation items is available at the Center.  Donation …

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We think we found some miniature Gibbons on the trail today! Preschool A and Toddler B are practicing their calls! #youmighthaveheardus See MoreSee Less

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