Committed to Great Child Care

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With more than 40 years of service to our community, we are one of the most experienced childcare centers in the DC Metro area.
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We use an award-winning evidence-driven curriculum that makes classroom play a transformative learning experience.
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Many of our teachers have been employed with BCDC for more than 10 years, and several others have been with us for more than 25-30 years.
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Our long-standing relationships with local families are the most important part of our work.

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Our Classrooms

Two classrooms of 8 children each. Ages: 3 to 12 months. Staff to child ratio is 1:4 or better.
One classroom of 8 babies, ages: 12 to 18 months. Staff to child ratio is 1:4 or better.
Eight children, ages: 18 to 24 months. Staff to child ratio is 1:4 or better.
Twelve children, ages: 24 to 30 months. Staff to child ratio is 1:4 or better.
Fifteen children, ages: 2 ½ to 3 ½. Staff to child ratio is 1:6 or better.
Eighteen children, ages: 3 ½ to 5. Staff to child ratio is 1:6 or better.

Recent News

Moving Update: Finishing Touches Are Happening; We’re Relocating and Growing!

What a year 2018-19 has been and what a great new year is ahead in our new center! I am so excited to share it with everyone as soon as possible. The visible progress each week is amazing and now it is finally starting to look like a center. Ravion, Crystal, myself and the Board […]

Spaces Available at Our New Location!

BCDC has spaces available in our Infants, Toddlers and and Twos classrooms. Each group has spaces available for immediate enrollment, with daycare beginning on Monday, September 23, 2019 at our new center, which is located at 4200 Wisconsin Avenue, NW in Tenleytown. (There are a limited number of earlier spaces available, beginning on Tuesday, September […]

BCDC Will Close at 4 p.m. Today

Winter weather is on the way! In order to ensure the safety of our children, families and staff, we’ve decided to follow the early closure plans of the federal government. We’ll close two hours early today, which means that our offices and classrooms will cease operations at 4 p.m. and reopen tomorrow morning at 8 […]

A Wonderful Place for Learning

BCDC is not just a daycare center; we’re an environment where even the tiniest learners are free to explore, grow and make friends. We inspire learning in several ways, but here are just four of them:

Full Day Program
High Teacher:Child Ratios
Fun and Varied Curriculum
Indoor and Outdoor Play

We are currently offering evening tours of our center due to COVID-19. Schedule a tour today!

What Parents Are Saying


Due to COVID-19 we are currently operating on Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Please direct questions about space availability to our office by phone (202-364-8799) or email (

Applications can be submitted online. Click here to apply.

BCDC Recent News

From the Director

What a memorable year it has been and it’s not over yet… We are so happy to be open and operating safely for children, families and staff! It takes a lot of energy and effort on everyone’s part to help us provide a safe environment and program for the BCDC community. I want to thank […]

Calendar of Events

CALENDAR OF EVENTS September Tues. Sept. 15th @ 7pm—Virtual Back to School Night for Infant & Toddler classes Wed. Sept. 16th @ 7pm—Virtual Back to School Night for Pandas, Butterflies, Rainbow Fish & Koalas classes. Thur. Sept. 17th– BCDC Virtual Board Meeting 5-6pm October Mon. Oct. 1st—TUITION DUE! Mon. Oct. 12th—BCDC CLOSED for Columbus Day […]

Virtual Back to School Night

VIRTUAL BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT We will hold our first ever “Virtual” Back to School Night for parents. Tuesday, Sept. 15 @ 7pm- Lambs, Ducklings, Bunnies & Penguins Wednesday, Sept. 16 @ 7pm— Pandas, Butterflies, Rainbow Fish & Koalas You will receive a list of zoom ID’s for all classes through Tadpoles. Go to, […]

Staying Healthy & COVID -19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates From a meeting with OSSE & DC Health today:  Playdates and group gatherings i.e.; birthday parties, etc. have contributed to recent COVID cases in child care settings. We must continue to limit the # of exposures for children.  If a child has been exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID, […]