Bartos Child and Family Center

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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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It’s hard to be a working mom and trust others to care for your child on a daily basis.  What makes it easier for me, is knowing that when I drop my son off at the Bartos Child and Family Center, he is in a safe and nurturing environment where his physical, emotional, and educational needs are being met.  He loves it there and we feel lucky to be a…


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Governor Tom Wolf ordered a statewide shutdown of non-essential business to mitigate the spread of COVID 19 in Pennsylvania earlier today. Under the Governor’s announcement, certified child care centers (3270) such as the Bartos Child & Family Center, is to cease operations effective midnight, tonight, March 16, 2020. Given the fluidity of this situation, we can not give you a time frame on the Center’s reopening. We wish we could have provided you with more notice of the closure, however, this decision was beyond our control. The SU Foundation will determine the amount of the credit to be refunded to your account for any March tuition already paid for the time period the Center will be closed. Thank you for your understanding and flexibility in this situation. We will give you notice when we know we are able to re-open the Center. See MoreSee Less

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