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County seat: Winston-Salem Population: 350,670 Geographic size: 413 square miles Year formed: 1849 Website:

Davie County County seat: Mocksville Population: 41,240 Geographic size: 267 square miles Year formed: 1836 Website:

Davidson County County seat: Lexington Population: 149,331 Geographic size: 567 square miles Year formed: 1822 Website:


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Guilford County County seat: Greensboro Population: 480,406 Geographic size: 658 square miles Year formed: 1771 Website:

Alamance County County seat: Graham Population: 153,291 Geographic size: 435 square miles Year formed: 1849 Website:

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County seat: Danbury Population: 47,401 Geographic size: 456 square miles Year formed: 1789 Website:


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The Triad is in the central Piedmont of North Carolina and is made up of three cities — Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem — and many smaller surrounding communities spanning 12 counties. The Piedmont Triad has an estimated population of 1,600,054, making it the 30th-largest metropolitan area in the United States. The area is known for its mild climate, low cost of living, and distinguished colleges and universities.

Greensboro 373-2489 Population: 269,666 Greensboro is the largest city in the Piedmont Triad and the third-largest in the state. It is home to seven colleges and universities including University of North Carolina at Greensboro and North Carolina A&T University. Greensboro has an active arts community with events and venues ranging from the nationally acclaimed Eastern Music Festival to the cutting-edge performances of Triad Stage. The city was also the site of the famous 1960 Civil Rights sit-in movement at the Woolworth’s lunch counter, which is now the International Civil Rights Center and Museum.

High Point 883-8517 Population: 104, 371 Most of the city of High Point is in Guilford County, with portions spilling into neighboring Randolph, Davidson and Forsyth counties. High Point is internationally known for its twice-annual furniture market and referred to as the “Furniture Capital of the World.” Attractions

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in High Point include the High Point Museum and Historical Park, the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival, the Piedmont Environmental Center, and the World’s Largest Chest of Drawers as well as two colleges including High Point University.

Winston-Salem 727-8000 Population: 229,617 Winston-Salem is the fourth-largest city in the state and is often referred to as the “Twin City” for its dual heritage, as it was at one time two distinct towns — Salem, the Moravian community, and Winston, an industrial town known for textiles, tobacco and furniture. Old Salem historic district still showcases the culture of the Moravian settlement of the 18th and 19th centuries. Winston-Salem is home to the Winston-Salem Dash, a Class High A minor-league baseball team affiliated with the Chicago White Sox, and has a thriving arts community, playing host to the biennial National Black Theatre Festival and the annual RiverRun International Film Festival. The city is also home to seven colleges and universities including Wake Forest University and Salem College, the oldest women’s college in the U.S.

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triad cities & communities And nearby … Asheboro 626-1201 Population: 25,012 Asheboro is in Randolph County and offers small-town living close enough to larger cities to have access to the amenities, but small enough to provide an escape from the hustle and bustle. Best known as the home of the North Carolina Zoological Park, Asheboro also hosts a semi-professional baseball team, the Copperheads, and includes several other attractions close by including The Richard Petty Museum, Uwharrie National Forest, the North Carolina Aviation Museum and Seagrove, which features more than 80 potteries.

Browns Summit 222-5000 Population: 49,963 Most of Burlington is in Alamance County, with a small portion in adjacent Guilford County. Popular destinations within Burlington and Alamance County include the Company Shops Depot, The Paramount Theatre, City Park, the 1937 Federal Building and Burlington Athletic Stadium at Fairchild Park, home to The Burlington Royals and a filming location for the movie “Bull Durham.” Elon University is also close by in the neighboring town of Elon.

Clemmons 766-7511 Population: 18,688 Once a distinct town outside Winston-Salem, Clemmons is fast becoming a suburb of its sprawling neighbor. Known in the county for its many charming farms and equestrian opportunities, Clemmons is also the site of Tanglewood Park where residents enjoy walking, riding, swimming, fishing and boating.

Jamestown 454-1138 Population: 3,382 Founded in 1816, Jamestown is a small, relatively affluent town in Guilford County situated between Greensboro and High Point. Jamestown is the site of High Point City Lake Park, featuring a 340-acre lake and numerous attractions including playgrounds, a carousel, miniature train ride, excursion boat, miniature golf course, public swimming pool, amphitheater and historical buildings. The Historic Castle McCulloch Gold Mill and Guilford Technical Community College are also in Jamestown.

■ The University of North Carolina School of the Arts, in Winston-Salem, was the first public arts conservatory in the United States. ■ The Reynolds Building, built in 1929 in downtown Winston-Salem, was the prototype for the much larger Empire State Building, built in 1931 in New York City.

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A Perfect Day in Winston-Salem No school. No work. Only family-friendly fun. By Jan Campbell Wharton

Cobblestone Farmer's Market

We’ll start with breakfast at Camino Bakery on 4th Street. The cozy tables and open play area in the back invite a leisurely pace. Everyone can choose among the multi-tiered display of muffins, scones and pastries, and we’ll order a couple of coffee drinks for Mom and Dad. The baristas at Camino create latte art in the foam topping of their espresso drinks. These pretty patterns remind me to notice little things that make life meaningful, and that is exactly how a day with kids should begin. A perfect day for me must also include my all-time favorite WinstonSalem activity: the Cobblestone Farmer’s Market. So, let’s imagine our day is a Tuesday between the months of April and October. After breakfast, to the market we will go. This all-local, producers-only market operates Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to

Photo by Susan Sharpless Smith

Winston-Salem is a great place to be a kid. We easily occupy our three young sons’ time with the city’s many kidfriendly institutions, parks and restaurants. The challenge is often choosing among all the good options. Not a bad problem to have. Just for fun, let’s imagine we have an entire day to make the most of what Winston-Salem has to offer. The kids are off from school. Mom and Dad are off from work. The only goals are to have fun and maybe learn something along the way.

1 p.m. in front of the Milton Rhodes Art Center and Saturdays from 9 a.m.noon in Old Salem. See, sample and buy locally grown produce, meats, eggs and hand-produced baked goods, cheeses and soaps. Talk to the people who grow and produce these things. The experience is both entertaining and educational. At past markets, our sons have held a newborn pig, seen mushrooms growing on a log, and watched a wool seller knit her yarn into a sock. And somehow my request to “just try one bite” to the kids goes down a bit easier after getting to know the farmer who

raised the vegetable. When our marketing is done, we stop by Winston-Square Park beside the Rhodes Center to see the waterfall, Japanese garden display and wishing pool. We call it a wishing pool because my sons make less-than-secret wishes as they toss pennies into the water from the raised walkway that crosses overtop the fountain. Winston-Square Park will wet the boys’ appetite for park play and we always need to burn off energy, so we’ll head to Hanes Park next. Our first stop is the playground with its three-story tower of thrills.

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Besides meeting the athletic interests of many with tennis courts, a track and baseball fields, Hanes Park features glorious open green space. Weather permitting, we’ll play in Peter’s Creek or fly a kite in the middle of the track field. Everyone will soon be hungry again, and it’s best to go early to my sons’ favorite lunch spot, Skippy’s Hotdogs. The crowd is big at lunch, but the dining room is small. The round tables in front accommodate families best and always go first, so we try to get there before noon. Skippy’s owner, Mike Rothman, began his business making soft pretzels. He later had the delicious idea to fill hotdog buns made from pretzel dough with all-beef wieners. Brilliant! The hand-cut fries are also the best in town, and they offer a veggie dog or turkey Philly for the hot-dog averse. We never have to beg our


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children to finish eating at Skippy’s. After lunch, we head to SciWorks. This museum’s indoor and outdoor exhibits appeal to a variety of ages and interests. Our sons, ages 8, 5 and 2, enjoy spending time here. Some of our favorite

spots include the PhysicsWorks area, where displays demonstrate principles of motion, forces and simple machines. We also love the North Carolina Mountains to Sea area, which explores the geological and biological diversity of our state. The SoundWorks area, devoted to the science of sound, is also a favorite. Our music-loving sons don’t miss the opportunity to run, skip and hop a tune across the giant piano keys on the floor. When we’ve had enough of being inside, we go outside to the 15-acre Environmental Park. Outdoor exhibits in this park include the white-tailed deer, river otters and native plants of the North Carolina wild, and the domestic animals and plants of the state’s farms. The farmyard area engages all of the senses — from the feel of a soft lamb to the sound of the cow’s moos. After leaving SciWorks, our sons

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More Information Camino Bakery 310 B West 4th St.


Cobblestone Farmer’s Market April through October Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in front of the Milton Rhodes Art Center and Saturdays from 9 a.m.-noon in Old Salem Milton Rhodes Art Center 251 North Spruce St.


Winston-Square Park 310 N. Marshall Street

Reynolda House Museum of American Art would surely clamor for a snack, and they love no snack more than ice cream. Winston-Salem has many good ice cream and gelato joints, and we love them all, but coming from SciWorks, we’ll drive the short distance to the Cook Out at Summit Point for a milkshake before heading to Reynolda Village where we would enjoy them on the lawn in front of Reynolda House. We then burn off delicious calories and sugar energy from the shakes with walk though Reynolda Gardens or along the wooded paths behind the house. Our sons will insist that we spend time in the caves, which is what they call the hollows between the massive magnolia trees on the property. And if after a while (a long while) we found ourselves hungry again, we’ll head over to Village Tavern) in Reynolda Village for dinner. Village Tavern’s children’s menu offers healthy choices like penne pasta topped with homemade tomato

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sauce or grilled salmon as well as the usual kids’ fare, grilled cheese and chicken tenders. We parents know, of course, that no day is perfect. The weather may refuse to cooperate or even more likely, the kids will do so. But the great thing about living in Winston-Salem is that most everything is close and reasonably priced, and changing well-made plans mid-course bailing all together is usually no big deal. Parenting is all about adapting. Truth be told, outside of Disneyworld and Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory, the perfect place to be a kid may not exist. But Winston-Salem has a lot of offer that real families can afford in money and time. In today’s world, it’s hard to get more perfect than that. Jan Campbell Wharton is freelance writer and mother of three. For more information, visit

Hanes Park 350 North Sunset Drive Skippy’s Hotdogs 624 W 4th St.


SciWorks 767-6730 400 W Hanes Mill Road Cook Out 377-2092 245 Summit Point Lane Reynolda House Museum of American Art 758-5150 2250 Reynolda Road Reynolda Gardens 100 Reynolda Village


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A Perfect Day in Greensboro Kids out of school? Find family-friendly fun in Guilford County’s largest city. By Ginny Gaylor Photos courtesy of Greensboro Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Is it a constant struggle to find fun, maybe even educational, things to do to keep the kids occupied on weekends or when school is out? Well, it doesn’t have to be that way. Greensboro has a lot of offer families with activities for leisure, learning and exploration, and more. I’ve compiled three “perfect day” itineraries for you and your kids. Tackle an entire itinerary in one day or pick and choose from each day’s options to craft something that you and your children will enjoy.


Discover downtown

Downtown Greensboro is chock-oblock full of family fun. Start off with a light breakfast at Loaf and enjoy whatever delicious quiche or focaccia they’ve created that morning, or opt for a more traditional scone or danish. Interested in something a bit more substantial? Smith St. Diner knows how to deliver a hearty meal. With biscuits that are bigger than your head and a fantastic cup of hot chocolate sure to impress any kid, Smith St. serves up authentic countrystyle cooking. Now that you are fueled up to face the day, head to the Greesboro Children's Museum, a fantastic place for kids of all ages to explore. Hands-on exhibits give kids the chance to explore a construction site, a theater, a grocery store and a post office among many others. Throw in fire trucks and planes that they can climb in and The Edible


Greensboro Children’s Museum Schoolyard and don’t be surprised if your kids want to stay the whole day. If you are downtown on a Wednesday, head across the street from the Children’s Museum to the Central Library for their interactive story time. Your toddler or preschooler will delight in the hand rhymes and felt-board stories. Summer themes include subway travel and underground bugs. After all the indoor fun, consider heading to Center City Park for a picnic. From the broad lawn to a variety of shaded areas, the public space welcomes all to enjoy the fountains, artwork and other interpretative elements that repre-

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sent aspects of Greensboro’s history. With the afternoon ahead of you, it’s time for you and the family to discover your inner artist at ArtQuest. The hands-on studio welcomes kids of all ages to weave, draw, make a quilt, paint, work with clay or put on a puppet show. Each exhibit was designed by North Carolina artists. Should you be exploring downtown on a Friday and your day heads into evening, take advantage of Food Truck Fridays in front of the Children’s Museum from 5 to 8 p.m. There is also free music in Center City Park on Friday nights from 7 to 10 p.m.

■ Greensboro was spelled Greensborough prior to 1895. ■ Greensboro’s most famous native son is William Sydney Porter, known to the world as the short story writer O. Henry.

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Another gorgeous summer day, with bright, clear skies! You want to take advantage of all that the beauty and explore the outdoors with your kids. Greensboro has some great options for connecting with nature. Begin with a healthy breakfast from Whole Foods Market on West Friendly Ave. The kids will love picking and choosing from the food bar, and you will feel great knowing that many of the ingredients are local and none of the choices include artificial flavors, colors, sweeteners, preservatives or trans fats. Afterwards, head to the Greensboro Science Center. Steffany Reeve, the marketing manager for the 3-in-1 attraction, is especially excited about their latest endeavor, the SciQuarium, which opened June 29. “It’s the first

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inland aquarium in the state,” she says. “One of the things that makes this aquarium unique, and why we’re calling it a SciQuarium, is because it blends science and an aquarium.” The SciPod exhibits use interactive iPads to teach visitors about science and how it relates back to animals and their habitats. The SciQuarium will also have the only permanent exhibit of African warm weather penguins in the state. And don’t forget about the Greensboro Science Center’s other great attractions, including the museum, the Animal Discovery Zoo and the OmniSphere Theater. After a morning of learning about nature, it’s time to refuel with a picnic at Country Park located next to the Greensboro Science Center. With eight picnic shelters you

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More Information Loaf 271-3344 227 S. Elm Street Smith St. Diner 438 Battleground Ave. Greensboro Children’s Museum 220 N. Church St.

can enjoy a lunch lakeside. Afterward, there are several playgrounds and even seasonal paddle boat rentals. Head off for another of Greensboro’s great parks, Bur-Mil Park before calling it a day. The Aquatic Center will delight the kids with its many interactive water features, including kids slides and the Splash pad — an area with no standing water and various play features that spray water.




Central Library 219 N. Church St.


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Looking for a way to get out of the house for the day with the kids, but you want some activities that are a little more low-key? Start with a plate of pancakes at Tex & Shirley’s Restaurant. The original location has been serving up a variety of pancake options for more than 40 years. Tuesdays and Wednesdays (summer 2013), the Regal Greensboro Grande Stadium is offering $1 kid-friendly movies in its Summer Movie Express. A portion of the proceeds from the special showings benefit the Will Rogers Institute and all are rated G or PG. If the kids didn’t fill up on popcorn, you can always go to another Greensboro institution, Jay’s Deli for lunch. Open since the 1940s, this classic choice offers a range of deli sandwiches and even handdipped milkshakes. Give the kids a chance to let off a little steam at Safari Nation. Their jungle of massive inflatables includes Greensboro’s only Ballocity Interactive BallPlay, a play system that features multi-level platforms with blasters, vacuum cannons and


Whole Foods Market 398-2880 3202 West Friendly Ave. greensborofriendly


buckets that propel, throw, raise, vacuum and dump thousands of soft foam balls. And all you have to do is sip on a Slush Puppy at the Coconut Cabana and relax while they run around! However you want to spend your perfect summer day in Greensboro, these ideas will give you plenty of options to learn, play and enjoy the precious days of vacation you have with your children. Re-discover your inner child and see where the summer sun takes you. Ginny Gaylor is a freelance writer and editor based in Greensboro and mom of one. For more information, visit ginny

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Greensboro Science Center 288-3769 4301 Lawndale Drive Country Park 373-3648 3905 Nathanael Green Drive Bur-Mil Park 5834 Bur-Mill Club Road Tex & Shirley’s Restaurant 299-9315 708 Pembroke Road Regal Greensboro Grande Stadium 3205 Northline Ave.


Jay’s Deli 292-0741 630 Friendly Center Road Safari Nation 3900-H W. Market St.


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Animal A n i m al Encounters E n co u n t e r s From butterflies to big cats, find out which animals are roaming the Triad and where to go for an up-close encounter By Shannon Koontz

North Carolina Zoo 4401 Zoo Parkway, Asheboro The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro is home to about 1,600 animals and located on more than 2,000 acres. The zoo was one of the first in the U.S. to be built from its inception as a “natural habitat” zoo. An interesting fact: The plains exhibit alone is 38 acres larger than the entire National Zoo in Washington, D.C. Tom Gillespie, N.C. Zoo public affairs specialist, says their goal is to educate as well as entertain. “We try to teach people about animals, why they might be endangered and even about certain products they should or shouldn’t buy that might make a difference for the animals.” The N.C. Zoo often hosts special exhibits such as the Dinosaur exhibit (through Oct. 2013) with life-sized dinosaurs that are computerized with movement and sound. The N.C. Zoo also hosts many family-friendly events, camps and overnight experiences for kids.

Horne Creek Farm 308 Horne Creek Farm Road, Pinnacle If you have ever wondered what life

North Carolina Zoo Photo by Tom Gillespie

was like on a Piedmont farm 100 years ago, take a trip to Horne Creek Farm in Pinnacle. Horne Creek represents a typical turn-of-the-century middle-class farm. Horne Creek has a variety of farm animals that were common in the early 1900s, many of which are considered rare breeds today. But don’t mistake Horne Creek for a petting zoo. The

animals are true working farm animals, just as they were 100 years ago. For instance, on any given day you might catch a sheep-shearing demonstration. With activities and special events throughout the year, kids can learn about the work that went into producing food, why the animals are on the farm and how they were used.

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The Conservators’ Center Intersection of Huffines and E. Hughes Mill roads, Mebane Talk to just about anyone who has ever visited the Conservators’ Center in rural Caswell County, and they’ll tell you their experience was unforgettable. The Conservators’ Center was co-founded in 1999 by Douglas Evans and Mindy Stinner, who had both worked extensively with exotic animals before opening the center. Their goal was to do some conservation breeding of a few obscure species that they felt were important to their ecosystems. Because of their experience, word quickly spread and they found themselves taking in more and more rescued animals until they had grown to the size they are today — with about 100 animals, representing 19 different species. Some of these species include tigers, lions and leopards, as well as wolves, lemurs, red foxes, binturongs and New Guinea singing dogs.

In 2007, the Conservators’ Center opened its doors to the public, which has become their main source of financial support. Tours are arranged on weekends by appointment only throughout the year (be sure to check their website to learn about “Wild Overnights”). There are several unique events including the post-holiday tree toss (the animals go wild over the smell of pine!), the family-friendly “Howl-o-Ween” tours and Pumpkin Prowl in October.

All-a-Flutter Butterfly Farm 7850-B Clinard Farms Road, High Point All-a-Flutter Butterfly Farm is the state’s first and only fully operating butterfly farm. A visit to the farm starts with a family-friendly presentation and interactive skit where kids can dress up and learn about the body parts of the butterfly, its lifecycle, the Monarch migration, the differences between moths and butterflies and what caterpillars eat. Afterward, everyone is given a sugar pad and given the opportunity to step inside a butterfly enclosure to see the butterflies, eggs, caterpillars and chrysalis.

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An outdoor raccoon exhibit is expected to open in the summer of 2013.

400 W. Hanes Mill Road, Winston-Salem

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SciWorks takes a hands-on approach to teach children about animals and conservation. Many of the wild animals have been rescued and are non-releasable, which gives children a chance to see some of these animals up close such as with the “Animal Encounters” program (11:30 a.m., daily). “When people can get up close to an animal and even touch it, they gain a better understanding and appreciation for that animal. Learning to appreciate the value of something is the first step towards conservation,” says Kelli Isenhour, SciWorks’ vice president of education and programs. There are many animal programs available to school groups that correlate to the N.C. Science Essential Standards and are grade appropriate that teach children about vertebrate and invertebrate animals, barnyard animals, native animals and conservation efforts. SciWorks also offers animal-themed events, camps, birthday parties and events such as a bat house building workshop and butterfly release, and a chance to “adopt-an-animal.”

4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro The Greensboro Science Center is a budding young scientist’s dream with an expansive Animal Discovery zoo; aquatics, reptile, mineral and insect labs; a herpetarium; and an Omnisphere Theater that shows immersive science programs. And with the addition of the new Carolina SciQuarium in June 2013, the Greensboro Science Center is the only North Carolina location that offers a worldclass aquarium, a hands-on science museum and an accredited zoological park all in one location. “We are proud to be able to offer visitors the chance to see and experience up-close encounters with some of the most unique animals in the world right here in Greensboro. From twin tigers, rare Javan gibbons and a red panda to the amazing penguins, sharks, stingrays, otters and fishing cats at the Carolina SciQuarium, the Greensboro Science Center is one of the best places in North Carolina to see animals,” says Steffany Reeve, the marketing manager. There are plenty of opportunities to learn about the animals with keeper talks and public feedings daily, as well as camps and special events throughout the year. Shannon Koontz is Piedmont Parent’s web editor. Read her Daily Post blog at piedmont for parenting news and ideas for family-friendly fun in the Triad.

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A Child’s World Learning Center Forsyth County 4 Triad locations 766-8222

6 wks-12 yrs

6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Five-star ratios. Programs in Clemmons, Winston-Salem and Advance.

ABC of NC Child Development Center 3904 Old Vineyard Road, W-S 251-1180

18 mos-21 yrs

Specializes in autism spectrum disorders and also provides full- and halfday inclusion opportunities for children who are typically developing.

Annunciation Christian Academy 435 Keating Drive, W-S

annunciation 765-3663

1 year-Pre-K

9 a.m.-noon with optional Lunch Bunch until 1 p.m.; 4s 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Greek Orthodox Church-affiliated. Musicare, movement, Creature Teacher, Greek and church time.

Ardmore United Methodist Through the Week School 630 S. Hawthorne Road, W-S 722-8430

Infants-4 yrs

9 a.m.-noon, optional Lunch Bunch until 1 p.m. Learning through guided play within a framework of relaxed orderliness. Also offer four-week summer session.

Brookside Montessori School 736 Piney Grove Road, Kernersville

brooksidemontessori. org 996-5351

3-6 yrs

7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Dedicated to providing an environment designed to stimulate academic curiosity and inspire them to challenge themselves to learn new things.

Calvary Baptist Day School 5000 Country Club Road, W-S 765-5546

3-4 yrs

8:15 a.m.-noon. Excitement and discovery with a strong Biblically integrated plan. Children are involved in pre-writing and pre-reading activities with the goal of having each child fully prepared to enter kindergarten.

Clemmons First Baptist Preschool 3530 Clemmons Road, Clemmons 766-1335

1-5 yrs

9 a.m.-noon with lunch bunch on Monday and Wednesday. Offers classes for children from ages 1-5. Readiness in a Christian environment where children can learn and grow.

Clemmons Presbyterian Church Preschool 3930 Clemmons Road, Clemmons

clemmons 766-4631

18 mos-5 yrs

9 a.m.-noon. Half-day, nine-month preschool program. Small class sizes with high teacher/student ratios. Emphasizing developing social skills and independence in a Christian environment.

Clemmons United Methodist Preschool 3700 Clemmons Road, Clemmons 766-9593


9 a.m.-noon, Lunch Bunch available until 1 p.m. Young children have an opportunity to learn and grow mentally, socially, emotionally, physically and spiritually at their own rate.

Creative Day School 3595 Reynolda Road, W-S 923-8698

First Assembly Preschool 3730 University Parkway, W-S 759-7762

1-5 yrs

7 a.m.-6 p.m. Committed to providing Christian values, moral integrity and the opportunity for each child to become a responsible citizen.

First Baptist Church Child Development Center 401 Oakhurst St., Kernersville 993-8371

2-5 yrs

Full day, four-star facility offering childcare, structured activities and daily devotions.

First Baptist Church Children’s Center 501 W. Fifth St., W-S 723-7071

8 wks-12 yrs

7 a.m.-6 p.m. Five-star rated, NAEYC-accredited facility. Family participation program. Curriculum includes art, literature, music, movement, science and technology in a Christian environment.

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First Christian Academy Early Education Department 1130 N. Main St., Kernersville 996-1660

2 yrs-Kindergarten Readiness

9 a.m.-noon, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. for Kindergarten Readiness classes. Nurtures a lifestyle of learning in Christ through an education in a community atmosphere.

First Start Preschool 4459 Inwood Drive, W-S 924-0510

2.5-6 yrs

8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; half-day/full options. Five-star rated, Birth-kindergarten teacher licensure, BA degreed, and certified youth fitness instructor on staff. An eco-healthy facility, serves organic meals.

Forsyth Country Day School 5501 Shallowford Road, Lewisville 945-3151

3-4 yrs

Before school care 7-8 a.m., preschool 8 a.m.-12:15 p.m., lunch bunch 12:15-12:45 p.m., after-school care 12:45-5:45 p.m. Strong phonetics-based pre-reading instruction, hands-on experiential science, problem-solving mathematics, art, music, physical education, technology and Spanish. Sprouts program for 2-year-olds.

Fountain of Life Lutheran Preschool 323 Hopkins Road, Kernersville 993-9628

6 mos-5 yrs

9 a.m.-noon; K-5 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. A loving, accepting and safe environment of learning and playing creates a positive experience in which to build faith, self-esteem and confidence.

Friedberg Moravian Preschool 2178 Friedberg Church Road, W-S 764-1840

1yr-kindergarten readiness

8:30-11:30 a.m., Lunch Bunch available until 12:30 p.m. Moravian-affiliated. Musicare instruction for each class, chapel and storytime enrichment. Family discounts.

Glenn View Baptist Preschool 4275 Glenn Hi Road, W-S 788-2569


9 a.m.-noon. Offering Christian curriculum, art, music, Creature Teacher and more.

Gospel Light Christian School 4940 Gospel Light Church Road, Walkertown 722-6100

3 yrs and up

8 a.m.-2:50 p.m. Extended care available at additional charge. Baptistaffiliated school. ABeka curriculum that is heavy in phonics and Bible instruction. Hot lunches are served.

Grace House Preschool 360 Hopkins Road, Kernersville 993-1305


9 a.m.-noon Presbyterian-affiliated. Promotes creativity, to expose children to learning through play, unit lesson studies, art and music in a Christian environment.

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Kernersville Moravian Church Preschool 504 S. Main St., Kernersville

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2-5 yrs

9 a.m.-noon, optional Lunch Bunch until 2 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Small classrooms, integrated curricula, individual programming, kindergarten readiness, music appreciation, chapel, field trips and Storybook Theatre.

Knollwood Baptist Preschool 330 Knollwood St., W-S 724-6676

3 mos-5 yrs

9 a.m.-noon, Readiness is 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Lunch Bunch available. NAEYCaccredited program housed in a Baptist church. Creative curriculum that is center-based with hands-on, realistic units.

Lewisville United Methodist Church Preschool 6290 Shallowford Road, Lewisville 945-3203

4 mos-5 yrs

9 a.m.-noon

Little Stars of Bethlehem Preschool 1355 Jonestown Road, W-S 794-0260

2-5 yrs

7 a.m.-6 p.m. Lutheran-affiliated. A child-centered education in a Christcentered environment.

Main Street UMC Preschool 306 S. Main St., Kernersville

mainstreetumc 993-4089

Infants-5 yrs

9 a.m.-noon, optional Lunch Bunch until 1 p.m. Early childhood development and kindergarten readiness curriculum includes music, art, stories, play and snack. Nondenominational Christian emphasis.

Messiah Moravian Preschool 1401 N. Peace Haven Road, W-S 765-5652

1-5 yrs

9 a.m.-noon, optional Lunch Bunch until 1 p.m. Offering additional educational enrichment programs that include Musicare, Creature Teacher, Stretch-n-Grow, Spanish, art and chapel.

Mt. Carmel United Methodist 4265 Ebert Road, W-S 788-4183

3-5 yrs

9 a.m.-noon. Teaches preschool skills with a concentration on Christian values, strives to meet individual needs and goals.

Mt. Tabor UMC Preschool 3543 Robinhood Road, W-S 760-2326

1-5 yrs

9 a.m.-noon, optional Lunch Bunch until 1 p.m. Curriculum includes language, math, social studies, science, art and music on an age-appropriate level. Indoor and outdoor play area.

Mudpies Child Development Centers 5 locations

6 wks-12 yrs

7 a.m.-6 p.m. NCPREK program offered. Committed to providing affordable, quality child development services to young children, their families and the community through early learning, structured and nurturing environments.

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New Hope United Methodist Church Preschool 5125 Shattalon Drive, W-S

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18 mos-4 yrs

9 a.m.-noon, optional Lunch Bunch until 1 p.m. Christian-based preschool with one-on-one attention. Children will learn letters, shapes, 123’s, colors, Bible, music and kindergarten readiness focus for 4’s.

New Philadelphia Moravian Preschool 4440 Country Club Road, W-S 768-4844

3 mos-5 yrs

9 a.m.-noon, Lunch Bunch available. Moravian-affiliated, open to all children. Art teacher, music teacher, Spanish and chapel.

Old Town Baptist Preschool 4386 Shattalon Drive, W-S 924-1746

6 mos-5 yrs

9 a.m.-noon, with optional Lunch Bunch until 1 p.m. Christian preschool with music, art and fellowship in a developmentally appropriate environment.

Our Lady of Mercy Catholic School 1730 Link Road, W-S

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Recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. Seeks to honor and develop each student, inviting them to serve others. Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Diocese of Charlotte.

Pine Grove Weekday School 1130 Jonestown Road, W-S 765-4694

6 mos-5 yrs

9 a.m.-noon, optional Lunch Bunch available until 1 p.m. Christian atmosphere that enables each child to develop physically, mentally, emotionally, socially and spiritually.

Posh Kids Preschool 723 Twickenham Lane, W-S

poshkidspreschool. com 517-7674

3-5 yrs

Half-day morning and afternoon sessions. Connecting early years creativity with modern-day technology. They have developed the concept of the Apple Core, which incorporates Mac, iPads, iPods into the classroom.

Primrose School of Kernersville 1009 Masten Drive, Kernersville

primrosekernersville. com 992-0797

6 wks-10 yrs

7 a.m.-6 p.m. Four-star facility with CITA/SACS accreditation. Uses Balanced Learning Curriculum.

Reynolda Preschool and Kindergarten 2200 Reynolda Road, W-S 723-7451

Infants-5 yrs

9 a.m.-noon, with optional Lunch Bunch until 1 p.m. Small classes, Biblebased teaching. Learning through play, literacy, art, math/science discovery and music. Spanish classes. Flexible schedules allowed.


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Robinhood Road Baptist Church Preschool 5422 Robinhood Road, W-S

robinhoodroadbaptist. 2-5 yrs org 924-4241

Salem Montessori 529 S. Church St., W-S 748-0800

Parent/Infant 9 a.m.-noon, Lunch Bunch available noon-1 p.m. Affiliate school of the class for 4-16 American Montessori Society. Provides a Christian-based Montessori mos, preschool education in the environment of historic Old Salem. classes for ages 16 mos to 5 yrs

Sedge Garden United Methodist Church Preschool 794 Sedge Garden Road, Kernersville

sedgegarden 788-2230

18 mos-5 yrs

9 a.m.-noon. A faith-based program with Christian principles and teachings using developmentally appropriate practices. Children are encouraged to reach their fullest potential through discovery and guided experiences.

Shady Grove Preschool 167 Shady Grove Church Road, W-S 769-2555

12 mos-5 yrs

8:30 a.m.-noon. A hands-on, Bible-based learning environment. Curriculum is based on the guidelines and principles of the NAEYC. Creature Teacher, Storybook Theatre, Musicare, chapel and more.

St. Anne’s Child Care Center 2690 Fairlawn Drive, W-S 760-4319

6 wks-5 yrs

7 a.m.-6 p.m. Four-star center, year-round with the exception of designated holidays. A safe and nurturing environment that encourages each child to reach his or her full potential.

St. John’s Lutheran Preschool/ Pre-K 2415 Silas Creek Parkway, W-S 725-1651

3-4 yrs

Half-day, school day and full day. Christ-centered learning environment that provides individual attention. Provides a solid academic foundation in preparation for kindergarten.

St. Leo Parish Catholic School 333 Springdale Ave., W-S 748-8252

10-month plan 3-4 yrs

Half day with optional Lunch Bunch available on designated days. A nationally recognized blue ribbon school accredited by the Diocese of Charlotte and SACS/AdvancED. Member of NCEA.

St. Paul’s Preschool 520 Summit St., W-S 723-4395

4 mos-5 yrs

9 a.m.-noon, optional Lunch Bunch available until 1 p.m. Gives children a positive start to their educational journey while developing character and self-confidence.

9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. The preschool offers Kindergarten Readiness as well as music, chapel, Spanish and sign language. Additional programs and special ceremonies.




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Summit School 2100 Reynolda Road, W-S 724-5811

Must be 4 yrs old before July

8:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. After-school care until 5:45 p.m. Meaningful experiences and projects, age-appropriate lessons in all subjects, and guidance in developing friendships, responsibility and independence.

The Montessori School of Winston-Salem 6050 Holder Road, Clemmons 766-5550

18 mos-5 yrs

Active, hands-on learning and community-centered approach of an authentic Montessori education fosters the academic, physical and social-emotional development of each child.

Triad Baptist Christian Academy Preschool 1175 S. Main St., Kernersville 996-7573 ext. 121

2-5 yrs

7 a.m.-3 p.m. or 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Programming is designed to enhance spiritual, physical, intellectual, social and emotional development as set forth by age-appropriate curriculum goals for each classroom.

Trinity United Methodist Preschool 3819 Country Club Road, W-S 765-1009

2-5 yrs

9 a.m.-noon, optional Lunch Bunch until 1 p.m. Goal is for every child to become emotionally and socially ready with skills needed for a successful education.

Union Cross Moravian Church Preschool 4295 High Point Road, W-S

unioncrossmoravian. org 769-9572

Infants 6 mos old-5 yrs

9 a.m.-noon. Provides a Christian environment where children can grow physically, socially, emotionally and spiritually. Activities include chapel, music, science, field trips and more.

Wesleyan Preschool Academy, Kernersville Wesleyan Church 930 N. Main St., Kernersville

kernersvillewesleyan. net/preschool.aspx 772-5256

1-5 yrs

9 a.m.-noon, optional Lunch Bunch until 2 p.m. on select days. An academic kindergarten-readiness curriculum in a Christian environment. Spanish, music, science, math and more.

West Forsyth Christian Preschool 1200 Lewisville Clemmons Road, Lewisville

westforsythchristian 766-0301

2-5 yrs

Half-day: 8:30 a.m.-noon, Full day: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Serving surrounding areas for quality, Christian preschool needs.

Beck’s Baptist Preschool and Child Care 5505 Becks Church Road, W-S 924-1433 or 924-6128

3 (potty trained) 12 yrs

6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Goal is to develop the whole person, spiritually, academically, socially, emotionally and physically, developing a child’s positive self-image.

Burkhead UMC Preschool 5250 Silas Creek Pkwy, W-S

burkheadpreschool. net 336.765.6590 ext. 4

1-5 yrs

9 a.m.-noon, extended Lunch Bunch hour available.

A Child’s Garden - New Garden Friends School 1128 New Garden Road, GSO 299-0964

3-4 yrs

8:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. A Child’s Garden seeks to be an innovative, inclusive educational community guided by Quaker beliefs and committed to honoring and developing each person’s gifts.

A Child’s World - Jamestown 3 locations in the Triad, Jamestown, HP and Thomasville 854-1888

6 wks-12 yrs

6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Affordable 5-star facilities. Licensed for NCPREK.

Adam’s Farm Christian Preschool 5113 Mackay Road, Jamestown 18 mos-5 yrs 315-9192

9 a.m.-noon, optional lunch bunch till 1 p.m. Christian preschool teaching Biblical principles with developmentally appropriate curriculum.

Arts and Basics for Children 400 W. Radiance Drive, GSO 655-9536

2-5 yrs

9 a.m.-noon; early drop off beginning at 7:30 a.m. Extended care available until 2 p.m. Program includes the alphatime system, math, science, dance, Spanish, art, recorder, rhythm instruments, songs, poetry, piano and violin.

B’nai Shalom Day School Preschool 804-A Winview Drive, GSO 855-5091

1-5 yrs

9 a.m.-12:15 p.m., early drop off 7:30-9 a.m. (no extra charge). Jewish affiliation.

Centenary Weekday School 2300 W. Friendly Ave., GSO

centenaryumc 292-7515

6 mosKindergarten

9 a.m.-1 p.m. An educational experience that is structured to meet the developmental needs of children. Chapel, music, Tae-kwon-do, Spanish, Fitness Flippers and summer camps are also available.

Center For Visual Artists Pint-Sized Picassos 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro Cultural Center, GSO 333-7475

3-5 yrs (potty-trained)

8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays. An art-based preschool enrichment program where preschoolers explore the world around them through hands-on creative experiences.

Childcare Network 10 Triad Locations 866-521-KIDS

6 wks-12 yrs

6 a.m.-6 p.m. All classrooms operate on a full-day, year-round schedule using research-based curriculum. Locations in Greensboro, High Point, Kernersville, Burlington and Lewisville.


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Childhood Enrichment Center at Christ United Methodist Church 410 N. Holden Road, GSO content/childhoodenrichment-centerchrist-church 294-9080

Infants-5 yrs

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Child-centered, experience-based learning environment in a half-day program. Music appreciation, wildlife education, creative movement, gardening, field trips, visits by community helpers and local outreach.

Christ Preschool 369 Air Harbor Road, GSO 288-6434

18 mos-Pre-K

9 a.m.-1 p.m., optional early morning 8-9 a.m., after-school program 1-3 p.m. Provides hands-on learning opportunities through developmentally appropriate experiences.

College Hill Childcare Co-op 2300 Spring Garden St., GSO 323-1001

birth-5 yrs

7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Quality childcare through parent participation. Offering two days to five day options. Low ratios.

Cornerstone Baptist W.E.E. School 5736 Inman Road, GSO 665-1921


Monday and Thursday 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesday and Wednesday 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Serving the developmental needs of children at their various stages of growth while introducing them to God.

Covenant Christian Day School 1414 Cliffwood Drive, GSO 370-1222

3 yrs-8th grade

8 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Goal is to have students live life with an enduring faith in Christ, a biblical worldview, and be productive citizens in the community.

Covenant Kids Preschool 1526 Skeet Club Road, HP 841-8847

18 mos-5 yrs

9 a.m.-noon. Offering two-day, three-day and five-day classes. Weekly activities include music, Church Chat and monthly Creature Teacher. No separate activity fees.

Early Childhood Center 312 W. Friendly Ave., GSO 378-6093

Infants-5 yrs

7 a.m.-6 p.m. A 5-star center offering quality care for children that enhances growth, develops partnerships with parents, and helps children learn respect for self and others.

Early Childhood Engagement Center at Temple Emanuel 1129 Jefferson Road, GSO 292-7899

18 mos-5 yrs

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Jewish affiliation. Strives to create opportunities for each individual to experience discovery, joy, challenge and accomplishment.

First Baptist Church Weekday School 1000 W. Friendly Ave., GSO 274-3286

6 wks-Pre-K

9 a.m.-noon or 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Children learn through developmental play, monthly Bible verses and guided curriculum.

First Lutheran School for Young Children 3600 W. Friendly Ave., GSO 294-0676

2-5 yrs

9 a.m.-noon, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Please see website for detailed information on tuition rates, classes offered and teacher/student ratios. Website also has information on the school’s teaching philosophy and staff.

First Presbyterian Weekday Preschool 617 N. Elm St., GSO 478-4770

12 mosKindergarten

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Presbyterian-affiliated. Developmental program with a strong emphasis on the arts. Follows NAEYC guidelines to give each child the best possible early childhood education.

First Presbyterian Weekday Preschool 918 N. Main St., HP 884-2248

6 mos-4 yrs

Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon

Friendly Avenue Christian School 4800 W. Friendly Ave., GSO 292-3578

8 wks-12 yrs

7 a.m.-6 p.m. Baptist affiliation. A five-star center that focuses on creative development, appropriate curriculum, Christian education, full-day program and a professional caring staff.

Greensboro Day School 5401 Lawndale Drive, GSO 288-8590

3-5 yrs

8 a.m.-1 p.m. or 3 p.m. Build friendships, engage in creative projects, develop important thinking skills and take part in guided explorations of the natural world on the extensive campus.

Greensboro Montessori School 2856 Horse Pen Creek Road, GSO 668-0119

18 mos-8th grade

7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. GMS prides itself in offering a well-rounded, authentic Montessori curriculum beginning in the toddler years and continuing through elementary and middle school.

Greensboro New School 304 S. Elam Ave., GSO

greensboronewschool. org 202-2121

Preschool Program, 3-5 yrs; Kindergarten Program, 5-6 yrs

8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Options for three, four or five days per week. Childcentered, child-directed learning where students are partners along with parents and teachers in developing goals and processes.

Guilford College United Methodist guilfordcollegeumc. Church Preschool org 1205 Fleming Road, GSO 294-6730

13 mos-5 yrs

8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The “Whole Child” approach to learning that focuses on meeting a child’s individual needs as well as supporting their development spiritually, emotionally, physically and cognitively.

Guilford Park Preschool 2100 Fernwood Drive, GSO

3 mos-PreK

9 a.m.-1 p.m. An individualized environment with sensory-enriched play with opportunities and experiences to develop the whole child socially, intellectually, physically and spiritually. 674-8064

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Hayworth Christian School 1696 Westchester Drive, HP 882-3126


Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:30-11:30 a.m. ACSI accreditation.

Helping Hands Children’s Center 701 N. Lindsay St., HP helpinghands 878-6013

6 wks to 6 yrs old

6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. A state-of-the-art facility, small group sizes and curriculum offering high-level educational enrichment programs including Ready for School, Science Rocks, Artsmart and Math Counts.

High Point Christian Academy Preschool 307 Rotary Drive, HP preschool 841-8770

2-4 yrs

Extended care provided until 2:30 p.m. Southern Baptist-affiliated. Fostering the physical, intellectual, social, emotional and spiritual development through sound educational practices consistent with biblical principles.

High Point Friends School Preschool 800-A Quaker Lane, HP 886-5516

2-5 yrs

Half-day. Faith-centered principles and Christian values. Focus on academic readiness, communication/listening skills and social/emotional development. Music, Spanish, puppetry/creative arts and monthly worship programs.

Holy Trinity Day School 607 N. Greene St., GSO 275-7726

3 mos-Pre-K

9 a.m.-1 p.m, Extended Day Offerings available from 8- 9 and 1-3. Private, church-affiliated Episcopal preschool dedicated to creating a safe, positive, spiritually grounded learning environment.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School & Pre-K Eagle’s Nest 4145 Johnston St., HP 887-2613

4 yrs by Aug. 31 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. High Point’s only Catholic preschool. Designed to develop the whole child spiritually, intellectually, physically, socially and emotionally by providing a wide array of enrichment opportunities.

Irving Park United Methodist Preschool 1510 W. Cone Blvd., GSO


9 mos-Pre-K

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Christian environment in which children are nurtured enhancing their development. 454-2755

1-5 yrs

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Christian preschool that strives to promote learning in a fun, safe environment, that enables children to grow intellectually, physically, emotionally, socially and spiritually.

Kids R Kids N.C. #1 4230 Regency Drive, GSO 856-9990

6 wks-5 yrs, extended care

6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Low-ratio program with emphasis on Kindergarten Readiness. Parents have the ability to watch their children online.

Kids R Kids NC #2 514 Pisgah Church Road, GSO 288-4440

6 wks-5 yrs, extended care

6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Four-star, structured preschool program teaches children the fundamentals to prepare them for kindergarten.

KinderNoggin 2206 Eastchester Drive, HP 885-9000

1-5 yrs

7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. A homeschool-style preschool program. Academically focused offering a complete curriculum and teachers with degrees in education.

Mount Pisgah Weekday School 2600 Pisgah Church Road, GSO

mtpisgahgreensboro. org 288-3335

10 mos-5 yrs/ Pre-K

9 a.m.-noon and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Methodist-affiliated. Classes are structured in a developmentally appropriate manner to address all areas of a child’s growth.

Muirs Chapel Christian Playschool 314 Muirs Chapel Road, GSO 299-4396

3 mos-Pre-K

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Flexible schedule, children eat lunch at playschool, add-on programming available, year-round option, long-term, experienced staff and more than 25 years of serving families.

Oak Ridge Presbyterian Preschool 2614 Oak Ridge Road, Oak Ridge 609-7074

2-4 yrs

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Christian environment for children to grow academically, socially and spiritually. Enrichment programs include Spanish, chapel and library time.

Oakview United Methodist Church Preschool 321 Oakview Road, HP

oakviewumcpreschool. Infants-5 yrs com 841-4018

9.-11:55 a.m. with optional Lunch Bunch until 1 p.m. Transitional K is 9 a.m.-noon. Educational, low ratios, computer lab, science, music, Kidercise, Spanish, chapel and much more.

Our Children’s House 1105 Magnolia St., GSO

ourchildrenshouse. com 272-8882

1-5 yrs

7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. A five-star childcare, multi-age grouped center.

Our Lady of Grace School 2205 W. Market St., GSO 275-1522

4 yrs

Half-day and full-day option. Based on hands-on, creative learning practices. Monthly field trips enhance each unit of study. Art, physical education, music, Spanish and technology.

Peppermint Academy 1807 Merritt Drive, GSO

peppermintacademy. com 292-5692


6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Three-star Christian childcare center. New facility, Active Learning Series curriculum, indoor gymnasium and music lessons available.

Piedmont Global Preschool and Child Care 3907 W. Market St., Suite B , GSO

pgpreschooland 294-1704

1.5-5 yrs

8:50 a.m.-3:50 p.m. Play-based early childhood curriculum. Tracks development in areas of social-emotional, physical, language, cognitive, literacy, mathematics, science and technology, social studies, and the arts.


Jamestown United Methodist Preschool - J.U. M. P. 403 E. Main St., Jamestown


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Primrose School of Brassfield 3105 Brassfield Road, GSO

primrosebrassfield. com 286-0500

Infants-after school program

7 a.m.-6 p.m. Full-day childcare. Uses the accredited Balanced Learning Curriculum, which blends a child-initiated approach to learning with teacher direction.

Primrose School of New Irving Park 4 North Pointe Court, GSO

primrosenewirving 286-8889

Infants-after school program

7 a.m.-6 p.m. Full-time childcare using the Balanced Learning Curriculum, which blends child-initiated learning with teacher direction.

Sedgefield Presbyterian Preschool 4216 Wayne Road, GSO 299-5353

18 mos-5 yrs

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Established in 1958. Emphasis on academic kindergarten preparation. Themes cover science, math, seasons, holidays, Spanish and ABCs. Pastor spends time weekly with the children.

Shining Light Academy 4530 W. Wendover Ave., GSO 299-9688

3-4 yrs

8 a.m.-2:45 p.m., before- and after-school care available. Christ-centered, ABeka Book Academic Program, Biblical character training, small classes, athletics, computers, music, library, hot lunches and foreign language.

St. Francis Episcopal Day School 3506 Lawndale Drive, GSO

stfrancisgreensboro. org 288-4721

18 mos-5 yrs

9 a.m.-noon or with optional lunch until 1 p.m. Member of National Association of Episcopal Schools. An allergy-sensitive environment.

Starmount Preschool 3501 W. Market St., GSO 299-3564

6 mos-5 yrs

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nurturing environment that promotes growth and development of the whole child. Art, music, creative movement and play.

Trinity Covenant Preschool 5200 W. Friendly Ave., GSO 299-9403

2 yrs-Pre-K

Half-day. Christian program providing academic and social development, weekly chapel, enrichment by Music Academy of NC, Fitness Flippers and Art & Lunch, library, and on-site gym.

Village Kids Early Education Center 8100 Industrial Village Road, GSO 662-0160

birth-5 yrs

7 a.m.-6 p.m. Five-Star center. Developmental school-readiness curriculum based on the N.C. Foundations for Learning Model. Dance, music, Spanish, soccer, tumble, fitness, computer and basketball.

Weekday Early Education 306 Guilford Road, Jamestown 454-4013

2 mos-4 yrs

9 a.m.-1 p.m. with option until 1 p.m. Baptist-affiliated. Celebrating more than 30 years of service in the community.



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Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church Preschool 1225 Chestnut Drive, HP 884-4232

3 mos-K5

9 a.m.-noon and 9 a.m. -1:30 p.m. for K5. Accredited by NAEYC. Encompasses the highest standards in early childhood education within a Christian environment of love and support.

Wesleyan Christian Childcare 1917 N. Centennial St., HP 884-3333

6 wks-4 yrs

6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Age-appropriate curriculum, daily devotionals, weekly chapels, field trips and extracurricular activities including dance, soccer, Spanish, tumbling, swimming, and more.

Alamance Christian Preschool 1336 Townbranch Road, Graham

alamancechristian 578-0318

2.5-4 yrs

Half or full day. Providing learning readiness in a structured, nurturing environment combining creative play, listening and learning activities with a biblical world view.

Alamance Community College (Dem. Dev. Day Care of ACC) 1247 Jimmie Kerr Road, Graham 506-4123

6 wks-5 yrs

7 a.m.-5:45 p.m. Five-star program, open since the mid-1970s. Creative Curriculum to offer developmentally appropriate activities for all ages.

Blessed Sacrament School 515 Hillcrest Ave., Burlington 570-0019

3-5 yrs

Three-day or 5-day half- or full-day options. Catholic school open to students of all faiths.

Burlington Christian Academy Preschool 621 Sixth St., Burlington

burlingtonchristian. org 227-0288

3-4 yrs

Half- and full-day. Offering a learning environment complete with ageappropriate experiences for physical, emotional, social and cognitive development.

Burlington Day School 1615 Greenwood Terrace, Burlington

burlingtondayschool. org 228-0296

3 yrs-8th grade

Half- and full-days available. Goal is to build a solid foundation and discover the potential of every student, all within a small, nurturing environment.

Children’s House Montessori 3750 Alamance Road, Burlington 228-0908

2 yrselementary

Full- and half-day programs available. Affordable, authentic Montessori education. Serving the whole child as part of the whole family.

Emmanuel Christian Preschool 2331 LaVista Drive, Burlington


Infants-5 yrs

6:45 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Emmanuel Christian Preschool provides high-quality care. Every teacher knows every child.

Excel Christian Academy 734 Apple St., Burlington excel.html 229-1982

2-12 yrs

7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. A 5-Star interdenominational Christian childcare facility, seeks to provide high-quality education in a Christian environment by teaching to the development of a student’s mind, character and body.

Exploration Station Fairchild Community Center, 827 South Graham Hopedale Road, Burlington recreation 261-8042

3-5 yrs

7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Program features learning adventures, hands-on excitement in the outdoors, with a focus on childhood obesity with recreational activities throughout the daily routine.

First Presbyterian Playschool 508 W. Davis St., Burlington 226-0080

18 mos-5 yrs

Half-day program.

Footsteps Preschool and Afterschool care 222 Mt. Zion Church Road Thomasville

footstepspreschool. org 472-4351

15 mos-Pre K

8:30-11:30 a.m. Footsteps Preschool serves families with a quality preschool experience by providing a secure and nurturing environment for children to learn and grow.

Front Street UMC Playschool 136 S. Fisher St., Burlington

frontstreetplayschool. com 226-227-6603

2-4 yrs

2’s: 9-11:30 a.m., 3’s: 8:45-11:45 a.m., 4’s: 8:45 a.m.-noon. Program uses relationship-based, hands-on, experiential learning methods to prepare children for kindergarten and to be lifelong learners. NC licensed.

Graham Presbyterian Church Playschool 216 W. Harden St., Graham

grahampresbyterian. com 226-0955

2-4 yrs

9 a.m.-noon. Christian environment. Preschool also offers an Early Risers Program that allows parents to drop their child off at 8:15 a.m. and a Little Lunchers program from noon until 1:45 p.m.

Hillsdale UMC Preschool 5018 US Highway 158, Advance preschool 998-1098

1-5 yrs

9 a.m.-noon. Innovative curriculum offers a balanced approach to teaching preschool with a blend of teacher-planned and child-initiated learning strategies and activities.

King First Baptist Church Child Development Center 108 E. School St., King 983-9332

6 wks-age 5 for preschool, up to 12 yrs for after-school care

6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Loving, safe, Christian environment specializing in socialization and ultimately kindergarten readiness.

6 mos-5 yrs

Maximum Teacher/Student Ratio: 1:6. King Moravian’s creative curriculum model facilitates appropriate learning through play, music, exploration, art and literature.

3-4 yrs

8 a.m.-noon or 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. A full-week program designed with concentrated academics to allow parents to choose how many days students attend.


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Private Schools Directory Luckily, the Triad is home to more than 50 private schools, which are as varied and unique as our children. From schools with religious affiliations, to those geared toward students with special needs, to those based on Montessori principles, the Triad offers a variety of options when it comes to choosing the right school. And, with our Private Schools Directory, we’ve made understanding your options a little easier. This directory was compiled by Eleanor-Scott Davis from information provided to us by the schools and/or the schools’ websites. Information is subject to change. Want your private school listed next year or in our online directory? Email

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ABC of NC Child Development Center 3904 Old Vineyard Road, W-S 251-1180

18 mos.-21 yrs.

Specialized school for children with autism spectrum disorders including Asperger’s. Also provides parent education, social skills groups and spaces for typically developing children in an inclusive preschool program.

Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School 1725 NC Highway 66 South, Kernersville 564-1010

9th-12th grade

A Catholic, college-preparatory school open to students of all faiths. Transportation and financial aid is available. Total enrollment: 549

Brookside Montessori School 736 Piney Grove Road, Kernersville

brookside 996-5351

3-6 yrs.

For 30 years, Brookside Montessori has offered quality Montessori programs to area children. Preschool and kindergarten are a multi-age environment. Small class size.

Calvary Baptist Day School 5000 Country Club Road, W-S 714-5479

PreK-12th grade

Teaches students to think, learn and live from a Biblical worldview by integrating God and His Word as the primary source of knowledge and truth. A collegepreparatory program that is both Christian and classical.

Ephesus Junior Academy 1225 N. Cleveland Ave., W-S 723-3140

K-8th grade

A Seventh-day Adventist School offering a holistic curriculum. Total enrollment: 30

First Assembly Christian School 3730 University Parkway, W-S 759-7762

K-9th grade

First Assembly Christian School has been providing academic excellence in a Christ-centered environment for more than 30 years. The student body represents more than 90 churches in the Winston-Salem area. Total enrollment: 259

First Christian Academy 1130 N. Main St., Kernersville 996-1660

2 yrs.-12th grade

Committed to establishing an environment for students to cultivate a confident, Christian world view through leadership in academics, physical, spiritual and social growth. Total enrollment: 211

Forsyth Country Day School 5501 Shallowford Road, Lewisville 945-3151

2 yrs.-12th grade

FCDS’s goal is to instill a lifelong commitment to learning, integrity, citizenship, compassion and community service. FCDS develops students who are principled, well-rounded thinkers, prepared for life. Total enrollment: 800

Gospel Light Christian School 4940 Gospel Light Church Road, W-S 722-6100

K3-12th grade

Traditional Christian education in a God-centered, Bible-based environment. Total enrollment: 475

Greenhills School 1360 Lyndale Drive, W-S

greenhills-school. com 924-4908

5 years-14 years

Orton-Gillingham tutoring for reading, handwriting and spelling for learningdisabled students. Multi-sensory math. Fourth- and fifth-grade LD day-school program.

Jefferson Day School 501 W. Fifth St., W-S

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Jefferson Day School offers individualized instruction, highly structured environment and non-graded, multi-age groups. Students learn at their own pace and according to their learning styles. Nationally recognized, Blue Ribbon School of Excellence honors and develops each child, fostering a love of learning and preparing students to be leaders ready to serve. Tuition assistance is available. Total enrollment: 220

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Redeemer School 1046 Miller St., W-S

redeemerschool. org 724-9460

TK-8th grade

Affiliated with the Presbyterian Church of America and accredited by Christian Schools International, Redeemer School offers a Christian education using hands-on, literature-based curriculum based on the Charlotte Mason philosophy. Total enrollment: 167.

Salem Academy 500 E. Salem Ave., W-S 1-877-40-SALEM

9th-12th grade

A private college-preparatory school for girls. Founded in 1772, it is the oldest continually operating school for girls in the nation. Total enrollment: 160.

Salem Baptist Christian School 429 S. Broad St., W-S 725-6113

Preschool-12th grade

A college-preparatory program that includes honors and Academic Placement course tracks; elementary and middle schools offer a foundational program with traditional subjects.

St. Johnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Lutheran School 2415 Silas Creek Parkway, W-S school 725-1651

Preschool-8th grade

Affiliation: Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. Caring Christian teachers and staff challenge students to academic success and share the love of Christ. Financial aid is available. Call for a tour. Total enrollment: 143

St. Leo the Great Catholic School 333 Springdale Ave., W-S 748-8252

3 yrs.-8th grade

Traditional Catholic-based education and a Nationally Recognized Blue Ribbon School. Open to students of all denominations. Total enrollment: 300

Summit School 2100 Reynolda Road, W-S 724-5811

PreK-9th grade

For more than 75 years, Summit has been committed to providing challenging academics, a strong foundation in the arts and technology, and a global curriculum. The goal for students and for ourselves is to think creatively, reason systematically and work collaboratively. Total enrollment: 520

The Montessori School of Winston-Salem 6050 Holder Road, Clemmons 766-5500

18 mos.-12 yrs. (6th grade)

Active, hands-on learning and community-centered approach fosters the academic, physical and social-emotional development of each child.

Triad Academy at Summit School 2100 Reynolda Road, W-S 775-4900

grades 1-9

Triad Academy at Summit School serves bright children with dyslexia. Students are taught using the Orton-Gillingham Approach, the gold standard in teaching children with language-based learning differences.

Triad Baptist Christian Academy and Preschool 1175 S. Main St., Kernersville 996-7573

24 mos.-8th grade

A combination of A Beka, Bob Jones Press and ACSI curriculum. After-school care available for K-5th grade. Total enrollment: 379

Woodland Baptist Christian School 1175 Bethania Rural Hall Road, W-S 969-2088

K3-12th grade

WBCS is a direct ministry of Woodland Baptist Church. WBCS believes in educating the student academically as well as spiritually. Total enrollment: 198

American Hebrew Academy 4334 Hobbs Road, GSO

americanhebrew 217-7100

9th-12th grade

A Jewish, college prep, boarding high school for intellectually adventurous Jewish teens. Dual curriculum in Jewish and secular studies. Total enrollment: 160

Bâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Nai Shalom Day School 804-A Winview Drive, GSO 855-5091

12 mos.-8th grade

Founded in 1970, offers a dual curriculum of general studies and Judaic studies, as well as comprehensive after-school care, summer camp and an intramural competitive sports league. Total enrollment: 90

Caldwell Academy 2900 Horse Pen Creek Road, GSO

caldwellacademy. org 665-1161

K-12th grade

The mission of Caldwell Academy is to assist parents from a Biblical perspective in the instruction of their child by providing a classical and Christian education. Total enrollment: 751

Canterbury School 5400 Old Lake Jeanette Road, GSO 288-2007

PreK-8th grade

Canterbury School is an independent PreK-8 Episcopal day school comprised of children, staff and parents with a vision and mission in scholarship and service. Financial aid and extended-day programs are available. Total enrollment: 390

Covenant Christian Day School 1414 Cliffwood Drive, GSO 370-1222

3 yrs.-8th grade

A nondenominational school that leads a diverse student population in developing a lifelong commitment to Christ and in pursuing academic excellence. Total enrollment: 106.

Greensboro Day School 5401 Lawndale Drive, GSO 288-8590

4 yrs.-12th grade

Greensboro Day School develops the intellectual, ethical and interpersonal foundations students need to become constructive contributors to the world. Total enrollment: 870

Greensboro Montessori School 2856 Horse Pen Creek Road, GSO 668-0119

18 mos.-8th grade

The Montessori method inspires independence, creativity, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, which are critical for lifelong success. GMS offers an unparalleled environmental education program, art, music, before- and afterschool care, and middle-school sports.

Greensboro New School 304 S. Elam Ave., GSO

greensboronew 202-2121

Preschool Program, 2.5-5 yrs.; Kindergarten Program, 5-6 yrs.

GNS provides child-centered, child-directed learning where students are partners along with parents and teachers in developing goals and processes. Some extended care is available.

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Hayworth Christian School 1696 Westchester Drive, HP

hayworthchristian. org 882-3126

PreK-12th grade

A growing school with an emphasis on learning, developing leadership skills and promoting spiritual growth. Total enrollment: 165.

High Point Christian Academy 800 Phillips Ave., HP 841-8702

Preschool 2s-12th grade

High Point Christian Academy is committed to Christ-centered, quality education and academic excellence in partnership with family and church within a loving, caring environment. Total enrollment: 700

High Point Friends School 800-A Quaker Lane, HP 886-5516

Preschool-8th grade

The mission of High Point Friends School is to foster academic excellence, spiritual values and social responsibility within the context of Quaker Christian principles. Total enrollment: 140

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School 605 Barbee Ave., HP 887-2613

PreK-8th grade

High Point’s only Catholic school. Total enrollment: 241

New Garden Friends School 1128 New Garden Road, GSO 336 299-0964

3-18 yrs.

School embraces progressive techniques for academic excellence and is guided by the Quaker values of respect for all, peaceful resolution to conflict and service. Families of all races, creeds, religions, sexual orientations, and social and economic backgrounds are warmly welcomed.

Noble Academy 3310 Horse Pen Creek Road, GSO 282-7044

K-12th grade

Specializes in working with students with a diagnosis of ADHD or another diagnosed learning difference. Total enrollment: 170

Oak Ridge Military Academy 2317 Oak Ridge Road, Oak Ridge

oakridgemilitary. com 643-4131

8th-12th grade

A fully accredited, co-ed, college-preparatory school. The second oldest military academy in the U.S., offering rolling admissions, so students may enroll at anytime during the year. Total enrollment: 135

Our Children’s Community School 2204 Joan Ave., GSO

occsgreensboro. org 282-3332

3 mos.-5th grade

Focused on social-emotional competence, critical thinking and co-constructed contextual learning through exploration and child-led play with mutual respect, intentional inclusion, friendships and success in early childhood through elementary grades. Total enrollment: 55

Our Lady of Grace School 2205 W. Market St., GSO 275-1522

Pre-K-8th grade

Offers an academically challenging curriculum that builds critical thinking skills. Spanish, physical education, music, art, media skills and technology are taught as part of the regular curriculum. Total enrollment: 330

Paramount Christian Academy 4124 Johnston St., HP


5th-12th grade

Nondenominational Christian school serving the needs of students with ADD/ ADHD and other mild learning disabilities. Total enrollment: Up to 16

Shining Light Academy 4530 W. Wendover Ave., GSO 299-9688

K3-12th grade

Provides a traditional Christian education using comprehensive A Beka book academic curriculum. Total enrollment: 200

St. Pius X Catholic School 2200 N. Elm St., GSO 273-9865

K-8th grade

Catholic school established in 1955. Total enrollment: 457

The Piedmont School 815 Old Mill Road, HP

thepiedmont 883-0992

1st-8th grade; tutor- Since 1982, The Piedmont School has helped children who are struggling in ing K-12th traditional educational environments, who have learning differences and/or ADHD, achieve their learning potential. Total enrollment: 46

Tri-city Academy of Seventh-day Adventists 8000 Clinard Farms Road, HP 665-9822

PreK-12th grade

The school’s mission is to provide an education in accordance with the Bible, as understood by the Seventh-day Adventist Church, that enables students to reach their highest potential in academic excellence, spiritual growth, moral integrity and physical fitness. Total enrollment: 93

Vandalia Christian School 3919 Pleasant Garden Road, GSO

vandaliachristian. com 379-8380

Preschool-12th grade

Independent Baptist school. Total enrollment: 700+

Wesleyan Christian Academy 1917 N. Centennial St., HP 884-3333

K1-12th grade

Wesleyan’s mission is to partner with families in providing a Bible-based, college-preparatory education so that students will be equipped to serve Christ and influence the world. Total enrollment: 1,010

Greensboro New School 304 S. Elam Ave., GSO

greensboronew 202-2121

Preschool Program, 2.5-5 yrs.; Kindergarten Program, 5-6 yrs.

GNS provides child-centered, child-directed learning where students are partners along with parents and teachers in developing goals and processes. Some extended care is available.

Alamance Christian School 1336 Town Branch Road, Graham

alamancechristian 578-0318

K3-12th grade

A community Christian school that assists families through academics, arts and athletics from a biblical world view. Total enrollment: 290

Asheville School 360 Asheville School Road, Asheville 828-254-6345

Grades 9-12

A nationally acclaimed, co-ed college preparatory boarding school. Asheville School’s 275 students represent 26 states and 13 countries.


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Blessed Sacrament Catholic School 515 Hillcrest Ave., Burlington 570-0019

K3-8th grade

Catholic-affiliated. Accepts students from all religious affiliations. Total enrollment: 230

Burlington Christian Academy 621 Sixth St., Burlington

burlington 227-0288

3 yrs.-12th grade

Seeks to provide students with an excellent academic education and to disciple them in the Christian faith and a biblical world view. Total enrollment: 715

Burlington Day School 1615 Greenwood Terrace, Burlington

burlingtonday 228-0296

3 yrs.-8th grade See The Elon School for 9th-12th grade

Quality academics and character development in a nurturing environment, where each student is encouraged to achieve his/her personal best. Scholarships, financial aid and payment plans are available. Total enrollment: 176

Children’s House Montessori School 3750 Alamance Road, Burlington 228-0908

2 yrs.-5th grade

Incorporates Montessori material, inquiry-based units and Christian values. Total enrollment: 70

Sheets Memorial Christian School 307 Holt St., Lexington

sheetsmemorial. org/smcs 249-4224

Infant-12th grade

A comprehensive educational institution that seeks to partner with Christian families to train spiritually, intellectually and socially balanced servant leaders whose reasoning and critical thinking skills are based on God’s Word. Total enrollment: 320

The Elon School 201 S. O’Kelly Ave., Elon 584-0091

9th-12th grade See Burlington Day for 3 yrs.-8th grade

A college-preparatory independent day school, The Elon School’s mission is to educate the whole student by instilling personal integrity, stimulating intellectual curiosity and developing social responsibility. Total enrollment: 107

Union Grove Christian School 2295 Union Grove Road, Lexington

uniongroveonline. com 764-3105

3 yrs.-12th grade

Union Grove Christian School is in the Arcadia community of N. Davidson County, two miles from Winston-Salem city limits. Baptist-affiliated. Total enrollment: 340

Westchester Country Day School 2045 N. Old Greensboro Road, HP 869-2128

PreK-12th grade

Independent, college-preparatory school located on 53 acres in the heart of the Triad. Emphasizes academic, athletic and artistic excellence, and the moral growth of its students. Total enrollment: 390

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education Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Administrative Offices 475 Corporate Square Drive Winston-Salem 727-2816 Superintendent: Dr. Beverly Emory Forsyth County has the fifth-largest system in North Carolina and the 83rd-largest in the nation. What makes the school system unique is that parents have a say in where their children go to school. Elementary and middle schools are divided into zones, and families can choose from among the schools in their residential schools each spring during the Schools of Choice process. Parents can choose from their neighborhood schools, another school in their zones or from 15 magnet programs (two magnet schools are by random drawing). High-school students can earn college credit in more than 30 Advanced Placement courses, the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, and courses at local colleges and universities. The school system has 42 elementary schools, 15 middle schools and 11 high schools. Twelve special schools bring the system-wide total to 80 and serving about 52,400 students. Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools offers 16 magnet schools in grades K-12. Each magnet school offers a challenging curriculum and the support that students need to expand their horizons. Students have the opportunity to continue in a magnet program from kindergarten through grade 12.


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middle colleges that are schools located at area colleges and universities that offer tailored programs and opportunities for students to earn college credit. GCS also offers three special education schools: Meredith Leigh Haynes-Bennie Lee Inman Education Center, Gateway Education Center and McIver Education Center; two SCALE sites, which provide an alternative to students on long-term suspensions; The Doris Henderson Newcomers School, a school serving recently arrived immigrant students in grades 3-12; three Montessori schools; four International Baccalaureate (IB) programs; and an award-winning tech prep and performing/ visual arts programs at Weaver Academy.

Surrounding Counties Alamance-Burlington School System 1712 Vaughn Road, Burlington 570-6060 Superintendent: Dr. Lillie Cox The Alamance-Burlington School System (ABSS) was formed in 1996 with the merger of the former Burlington City and Alamance County school systems. The comprehensive school district serves Alamance County, including the municipalities of Burlington, Graham, Elon, Haw River, Green Level and Mebane. With a current student enrollment of approximately 22,500 students, ABSS ranks as the 16th largest school district in North Carolina, and its 35 schools include 21 elementary schools, seven middle schools, seven high schools and one alternative school.


Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Magnet Schools • Ashley Elementary School, International Baccalaureate Primary Years • Atkins Academic and Technology High School • Brunson Elementary School • Diggs-Latham Elementary School, Visual and Performing Arts • The Downtown School — Serves students whose parents work or live downtown, or who work for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. • Hanes Magnet School — Math, Science and Pre-Engineering • John F. Kennedy High School • Konnoak Elementary School • Mineral Springs Elementary School — Renzulli Academy of Arts and Science • Mineral Springs Middle School — Magnet for Arts and Leadership • Moore Magnet Elementary School — Multiple Intelligences and the “eight smarts” • Paisley IB Magnet Middle/ High School • Parkland High School — International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and Center for the Cultural Arts • Philo Magnet Academy — Mandarin Chinese Partial Language Immersion, Global Technology and International Business and World Cultures • R.J. Reynolds High School — Visual and Performing Arts • Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy, Grades 6-12 — College Preparatory

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public & magnet Davidson County Schools 250 County School Road, Lexington 249-8182 Superintendent: Dr. Fred Mock

Guilford County Magnet Schools/High School Options • Andrews Aviation Academy (9-12) • Andrews Early College • Aycock Middle, Spanish Immersion/Science & Technology (6-8) • Bluford Elementary, Communications Laboratory (K-5)

• Morehead Elementary, School of Expressive Arts (K-5) • Murphey Traditional Academy (K-5) • Northwood Elementary International Baccalaureate • Page International Baccalaureate

• Brooks Global Studies Extended Year (K-5)

• Parkview Village Elementary, Cultural Arts (K-5)

• Brown Summit Middle, Center for Advanced Academics (6-8)

• Peeler Open School for the Performing Arts (K-5)

• Dudley Early College Academy

• Penn-Griffin Middle School for the Arts (6-8)

• Erwin Montessori (Pre K-5)

• Penn-Griffin High School for the Arts

• Falkener Elementary IB Programme

• Smith International Baccalaureate

• Ferndale Middle International Baccalaureate

• Southern Academy (9-12)

• General Greene School of Science & Technology (K-5)

• The Academy at Smith

• Greensboro College Middle College • Grimsley International Baccalaureate • Hairston Middle International Baccalaureate

• High Point Central High School International Baccalaureate (9-12) • Johnson Street Global Studies, Extended Year (K-8) • Jones Spanish Immersion (K-5) • Kirkman Park Spanish Immersion (K-5) • Lincoln Academy of Performing Arts and Global Studies, (6-8) • Montlieu Avenue Elementary, Mathematics & Science Academy (K-5)

All area codes are (336) unless otherwise noted.

• The Early College at Guilford • The Middle College at Bennett • The Middle College at GTCC, Greensboro • The Middle College at GTCC, High Point • The Middle College at GTCC, Jamestown • The Middle College at N.C. A&T • The Middle College at UNCG • The STEM Early College at N.C. A&T • Triangle Lake Montessori Elementary (Pre K-6) • Washington Montessori School (Pre K-5) • Weaver Academy • Welborn Academy of Science and Technology (6-8)

Davie County Schools 220 Cherry St., Mocksville 751-5921 Superintendent: Dr. Darrin Hartness The Davie County school system serves the Mocksville, Bermuda Run and Coolemee areas. There are six elementary schools, three middle schools, two high schools, and one alternative school serving grades 6-12 within the school system. Lexington City Schools 1010 Fair St., Lexington 242-1527 Superintendent: Rick Kriesky Lexington City Schools includes three elementary schools, one intermediate school servicing fourth and fifth grades, one middle school and one high school. Schools are Lexington Senior High School, Lexington Middle School, Charles England Intermediate School (fourth and fifth grades), Pickett Primary School, Southwest Elementary School and South Lexington Elementary School. All three

Thomasville City Schools 400 Turner St., Thomasville 474-4200 Superintendent: Keith Tobin Thomasville City Schools includes one primary school for pre-K- third grade, one elementary school for fourth and fifth grade, one middle school and one high school. Schools are Thomasville Primary Schools, Liberty Drive Elementary School, Thomasville Middle School and Thomasville High School. Randolph County Schools 2222-C S. Fayetteville St., Asheboro 318-6100 Superintendent: Donald Andrews There are 30 schools within the Randolph County school system with a total enrollment of 18,600 serving parts of High Point, Archdale, Trinity, Asheboro and its surrounding areas including Randleman, Ramseur, Seagrove and Liberty. There are 17 elementary schools, seven middle schools and seven high schools, including one nontraditional high school within the school district. Stokes County Schools 100 Courthouse Circle, Danbury 593-8146 Superintendent: Ronnie Mendenhall Stokes County Schools serves the King, Danbury and Walnut Cove areas with a total enrollment of about 7,130 students. There are 12 elementary schools, three middle schools, three high schools, one alternative school serving grades 6-12 and one early college program.

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• Hampton Elementary University Partnership (K-5)

• The Academy at Central

The Davidson County school system serves parts of Lexington, Denton, Walburg, Midway and part of High Point with 33 schools. With a total enrollment of about 20,507 students, the school system includes six high schools, six middle schools, 19 elementary schools, one early college high school, one alternative school and one ungraded special school. Thomasville and Lexington are also in Davidson County, but each city has its own separate school district.

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charter schools Charter schools provide parents a choice in the education of their children â&#x20AC;&#x201D; and it is a public choice. Charter schools are tuition free; funding comes from federal, state and local taxes. Charter schools are governed by either a board of parents and community members or a private educational-services firm. The schools have open enrollment with no discrimination, no religious associations and no tuition. To enroll in a charter school, parents must contact each individual school to see if they have openings. If they have more applicants than available slots, an open lottery must be instituted to fill the remaining spots. Charter schools have several flexible opportunities in their day-to-day operations that do not exist with traditional schools; for example, hire non-certified teachers, hire teaching personnel on at-will contracts and negotiate personnel salaries. The state requires 75 percent of charter school teachers in elementary school to be certified while 50 percent in middle and high school must be certified. However, charter school teachers must follow NCLB requirements for highly qualified staff. All charter schools are required to take the state mandated tests. The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Charter School Office oversees charter schools across the state. For more information: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction


The Office of Charter Schools 6303 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699 919-807-3491

Forsyth County Charter Schools Arts Based Elementary School 1380 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Winston-Salem 748-4116 Opened 2002 Grades K-5 The Carter G. Woodson School of Challenge 437 Gold Floss St., Winston-Salem 723-6838 Opened 1997 Grades K-12 Forsyth Academy 5426 Shattalon Drive, Winston-Salem 922-1121 Opened 1999 Grades K-8 Quality Education Academy 5012-C Lansing Drive, Winston-Salem 744-7138 Opened 1997 Grades K-12 The STEAM Academy 280 S. Liberty St., Winston-Salem

It all starts here!

264-5573 Opened 2012 Grades K-4

Guilford County Charter Schools

Triad Math & Science Academy 700 Creek Ridge Road, Greensboro 621-0061 Opened 2008 Grades K-10

Cornerstone Charter Academy 2535 New Garden East, Greensboro 482-3855 Opened 2012 Grades K-6 Greensboro Academy 4049 Battleground Ave., Greensboro 286-8404 Opened 1999 Grades K-8 Guilford Prep Academy 2210 E. Cone Blvd., Greensboro 954-1344 Opened 2001 Grades K-8 Phoenix Academy 4020 Meeting Way, High Point 869-0079 Opened 2000 Grades K-5 The College Preparatory and Leadership Academy of High Point 300 S NC 68 Hwy., Greensboro

Alamance County Charter Schools Clover Garden School 2454 Altamahaw-Union Ridge Road, Burlington 264-9447 Opened 2001 Grades K-12 River Mill Academy 1242 S. Main St., Graham 229-0909 Opened 1998 Grades K-12 The Hawbridge School 1735 Saxapahaw Bethlehem Church Road, Saxapahaw 376-1122 Opened 1998 Grades 6-12

Think, Learn and Live for Jesus Christ

Calvary Baptist Day School A college preparatory school for grades PK-12 cultivating academic excellence from a Christian worldview

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Home Schooling Sources North Carolina Division of Non-Public Education 1309 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, 27699 (Administrative office location: 116 W. Jones St.) 919-733-4276 North Carolinians for Home Education (NCHE) 4336-A Bland Road, Raleigh 919-790-1100

Requirements Parents/guardians residing in North Carolina and desiring, in lieu of conventional school attendance, to home school their children who are at least age 7 but not yet age 16 must: Hold at least a high school diploma or its equivalent. Send to DNPE a Notice of Intent to Operate a Home School. The notice must include the name and address of the

school along with the name of the school's owner and chief administrator. Elect to operate under either Part 1 or Part 2 of Article 39 of the North Carolina General Statutes as a religious or as a non-religious school. Operate the school “on a regular schedule, excluding reasonable holidays and vacations, during at least nine calendar months of the year.” Maintain at the school disease immunization and annual attendance records for each student. Have a nationally standardized achievement test administered annually to each student. The test must involve the subject areas of English grammar, reading, spelling and mathematics. Records of the test results must be retained at the home school for at least one year and made available to DNPE when requested. Notify DNPE when the school is no longer in operation. Recommendations While not mandated by

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law, home schools are encouraged to: • Offer instruction of at least similar quality, scope and duration as local conventional schools. • Maintain at least five hours of instruction with the student(s) each school day. • Conduct instruction each school year for 180 days. • Maintain a current daily log, journal or lesson plan book throughout the entire school year detailing time period for each subject each day and information covered during the specified time period. • Retain records at your school until the student has enrolled in a conventional school or has graduated. • Administer and score a nationally standardized testing each year during the same week of your choice between March 1 and April 15 by someone not living in the same household as the student. Source: North Carolina Division of Non-Public Education

Greensboro Home Educators greensborohomeeducators. 3215 B Cypress Park Road, Greensboro 210-7449 High Point Home Educators Alamance County Home Educators Davie County Home Educators HOPE — Support group for home-schooling families in Davidson County Homeschool Associates of Randolph County

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Home Schooling According to North Carolina law, a home school is defined as “a nonpublic school in which the student receives academic instruction from his/her parent, legal guardian or a member of the household in which the student resides.” Two household schools are permitted. Parents who plan to educate their children at home must notify the Division of NonPublic Education. The following are state requirements for parents/guardians residing in North Carolina and desiring to home school their children who are at least age 7 but not yet 16 in lieu of conventional schooling.

Forsyth Home Educators P.O. Box 601, Pfafftown By phone: Call First Line (Information and Referral Service) at 703-3000 and ask for the name and number of the person listed for Forsyth Home Educators.


libraries Davie County Public Libraries

Forsyth County Public Libraries

Mocksville Branch 371 N. Main St., Mocksville, 753-6030

Carver School Road Branch 4915 Lansing Drive, Winston-Salem, 703-2910 Central Library 660 W. Fifth St., Winston-Salem, 703-2665

Cooleemee Branch Cooleemee Shopping Center, Highway 801 South, Cooleemee, 284-2805

Clemmons Branch 3554 Clemmons Road, Clemmons, 703-2920

Randolph County Public Libraries

Kernersville Branch 130 E. Mountain St., Kernersville, 703-2930

Asheboro Public Library 201 Worth St., Asheboro, 318-6800

Lewisville Branch 6490 Shallowford Road, Lewisville, 703-2940

Archdale Public Library 10433 S. Main St., Archdale, 431-3811

Malloy/Jordan East Winston Branch 1110 E. Seventh St., Winston-Salem, 703-2950

Hemphill Branch 2301 W. Vandalia Road, 373-2925

John W. Clark Public Library 111 Sumner Place, Franklinville, 824-4020

Reynolda Manor Branch 2839 Fairlawn Drive, Winston-Salem, 703-2960

Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Branch 1420 Price Park Road, 373-2923

Rural Hall Branch 7125 Broad St., Rural Hall, 703-2970

McGirt-Horton Branch 2501 Phillips Ave., Greensboro, 373-5810

Southside Branch 3185 Buchanan St., Winston-Salem, 703-2980


Walkertown Branch 2969 Main St., Walkertown, 703-2990

Greensboro Public Libraries Central Library 219 N. Church St., Greensboro, 373-2471 Benjamin Branch 1530 Benjamin Parkway, Greensboro, 373-7540 Glenwood Branch 1901 W. Florida St., Greensboro, 297-5000


Vance H. Chavis Branch 900 S. Benbow Road, Greensboro, 373-5838 High Point Public Library 901 N. Main St., High Point, 883-3660

Surrounding Counties Alamance County Public Libraries

Mebane Public Library 101 S. First St., Mebane, 919-563-6431

Liberty Public Library 239 S. Fayetteville St., Liberty, 622-4605

North Park Library 849 Sharpe Road, Burlington, 226-7185

Ramseur Public Library 1512 S. Main St., Ramseur, 824-2232

South Annex Library 6343 Snow Camp Road, Graham, 376-9705

Randleman Library 122 Commerce Square, Randleman, 498-3141

Davidson County Public Libraries

Seagrove Public Library 530 Seagrove Plank Road, Seagrove, 873-7521

Denton Library 310 W. Salisbury St., Denton, 859-2215 Lexington Branch Library 602 S. Main St., Lexington, 242-2040

Stokes County Public Libraries Danbury Public Library 1007 N. Main St., Danbury, 593-2419

North Davidson Branch 559 Critcher Drive, Welcome, 242-2050

Graham Public Library 211 S. Main St., Graham, 570-6730

Thomasville Public Library 14 Randolph St., Thomasville, 474-2690

King Public Library 101 Pilot View Drive, King, 983-3868

May Memorial Library 342 S. Spring St., Burlington, 229-3588

West Davidson Branch 246 Tyro School Road, Lexington, 853-4800

Walnut Cove Public Library 106 W. Fifth St., Walnut Cove, 591-7496

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT ARTS ORGANIZATIONS Forsyth County Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County 305 W. Fourth St., Winston-Salem 722-2585

Guilford County City Arts of Greensboro Parks and Recreation Greensboro Cultural Center 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro 373-2026 High Point Area Arts Council 305 N. Main St., Suite 222, High Point 889-2787 United Arts Council of Greensboro

Greensboro Cultural Center 200 N. Davie St., Suite 201, Greensboro 373-7523

Surrounding Counties Alamance County Arts Council 213 S. Main St., Graham 226-4495 Arts United for Davidson County 4 E. First Ave., Lexington 249-2742 Davie County Arts Council 622 N. Main St., Mocksville 751-3000 Northwestern Randolph County Arts Council Inc. P.O. Box 14530, Archdale 802-1957 Randolph Arts Guild

123 Sunset Ave., Asheboro 629-0399 Stokes County Arts Council 500 N. Main St., Danbury 593-8159

VISUAL ARTS Forsyth County

Diggs Gallery at Winston-Salem State University 601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Winston-Salem 750-2458 Gateway Gallery 1006 S. Marshall St., Winston-Salem 777-0076

Associated Artists of Winston-Salem 301 W. Fourth St., Winston-Salem 722-0340

Piedmont Craftsmen Gallery 601 N. Trade St., Winston-Salem 725-1516

Downtown Arts District Between Fifth, Seventh and Trade streets, Winston-Salem

Reynolda House Museum of American Art 2250 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem 758-5150

Delta Arts Center 2611 New Walkertown Road, Winston-Salem 722-2625

Sawtooth School for Visual Art 251 N. Spruce St., Winston-Salem 723-7395

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Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) 750 Marguerite Drive, Winston-Salem 725-1904 University of N.C. School of the Arts 1533 S. Main St., Winston-Salem 770-3399

Guilford County Greensboro Cultural Center at Festival Park 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro 373-2712 • African American Atelier,, 333-6885 • Center for Visual Artists,, 333-7475 • Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art & ArtQuest,, 333-7460 • Guilford Native American Art Gallery and Gift Shop,, 273-6605

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North Carolina A&T State University Galleries 1601 E. Market St., Greensboro 334-3209 Sechrest Gallery Charles E. & Pauline Lewis Hayworth Fine Arts Center of High Point University


833 Montlieu Ave., High Point 841-9000 Theatre Art Galleries 220 E. Commerce Ave., High Point 887-2137 Weatherspoon Art Museum at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Corner of Spring Garden and Tate streets, Greensboro 334-5770

Surrounding Counties Arts United Gallery of Art 111 S. Main St., Lexington 249-2742 Bob Timberlake Gallery 1714 E. Center St. Extension, Lexington 800-244-0095 Dempsey’s Place 5968 Old US Highway 52, Welcome 731-3499 N.C. Pottery Center 233 East Ave., Seagrove 873-8430 Wide West Gallery 18 W. First Ave., Lexington 224-0094

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Seagrove Area Potters Association 2825 University Parkway, Winston-Salem 725-5635

Stephen Sebastian Gallery 8 Randolph St., Thomasville 475-3363

M.C. Benton Jr. Convention and Civic Center BentonConventionCenter 301 W. Fifth St., Winston-Salem 727-2976


National Black Theatre Festival 610 Coliseum Drive, Suite 1, Winston-Salem 723-2266

Central Carolina Children’s Chorus 4105 Sewanee Drive, Winston-Salem 922-4073 Children’s Theatre of Winston-Salem 610 Coliseum Drive, Winston-Salem 725-4531 Downtown Summer Music Series 305 W. Fourth St., Suite 2E, Winston-Salem 354-1500 • Downtown Jazz • Summer on Trade Kernersville Little Theatre 152 S. Main St., Kernersville 993-6556 Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum Complex

Piedmont Chamber Singers 502 N. Broad St., Winston-Salem 722-4022 Piedmont Opera Theatre 235 N. Cherry St., Suite 100, Winston-Salem 725-7101 The Stevens Center Primary performance space for the University of the N.C. School of the Arts. 405 W. Fourth St., Winston-Salem 721-1945 Twin City Stage 610 Coliseum Drive, Winston-Salem 748-0857

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things to do | arts & entertainment Winston-Salem Youth Chorus P. O. Box 15342, Winston-Salem 703-0001

and private instrumental instruction. Piedmont Blues Preservation Society 122 N. Elm St., Suite 603, Greensboro

Winston-Salem Puppet Theatre/ Heritage Theatre 4630 Old Walkertown Road, Winston-Salem 744-5566

Triad Stage 232 S. Elm St., Greensboro 272-0160

Winston-Salem Symphony 201 N. Broad St., Suite 200, Winston-Salem 464-0145

High Point Community Concert Association High Point University, High Point 886-8100

Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance 1047 W. Northwest Blvd., Winston-Salem 723-7777

High Point Community Theatre P.O. Box 1152, High Point 882-2542

Guilford County Barn Dinner Theatre 120 Stage Coach Trail, Greensboro 292-2211 Community Theatre of Greensboro The Broach Theatre 520 S. Elm St., Greensboro 333-7470

Greensboro Children’s Theatre 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro 373-2728 Greensboro Cultural Center at Festival Park 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro 373-2712 • Bel Canto Company,, 333-2220 • Eastern Music Festival,, 333-7450 • Greensboro Ballet,, 333-7480

• Greensboro Opera Company,, 273-9472 • Greensboro Symphony Orchestra,, 335-5456 Greensboro Coliseum Complex 1921 W. Lee St., Greensboro 373-7400 Greensboro Oratorio Singers 2300 Old Chapman St., Greensboro 854-5444 Greensboro Storybook Theatre 3902 Pondfield Court, Greensboro 420-9277 High Point Ballet 3710 N. Main St., Suite 106, High Point 889-2480 Livestock Players Musical Theatre

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City Arts Drama, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro 335-2728 North Carolina Shakespeare Festival 807 W. Ward Ave., High Point 841-2273 North Carolina Theatre for Young People north-carolina-theatre-youngpeople-nctyp UNCG, Greensboro 334-4849 Music for a Sunday Evening in the Park Free summer music series offered at Greensboro area parks The Music Center City Arts, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro 373-2026 Fifteen performing ensembles

Surrounding Counties Lexington Youth Theatre Lexington LYT@ lexingtonyouththeatreinc. com Paramount Theatre 128 E. Front St., Burlington 222-8497 RSVP Community Theatre 123 Sunset Ave., Asheboro 629-0399

ARTS, MUSIC & DANCE INSTRUCTION Forsyth County Academy of Dance Arts 1425 W. First St., Winston-Salem 724-9041

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Carolina Theatre 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro 333-2605

High Point Theatre 220 E. Commerce Ave., High Point 887-3001


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Baylin Dance Studio of Clemmons 3818 Clemmons Road, Clemmons 766-2988

1239 Masten Drive, Kernersville 993-7766

Central Carolina Children’s Chorus 4105 Sewanee Drive, Winston-Salem 922-4073 Community Music School Program of the University of N.C. School of the Arts Stevens Center, Third Floor, 405 W. Fourth St., Winston-Salem 734-2950 Dancer’s Edge 5029-A Country Club Road, Winston-Salem 768-3303 220 Hopkins Road, Kernersville 993-3343 Extravadance

Forsyth Country Day School Community School of the Arts 5501 Shallowford Road, Lewisville 945-3151, ext. 434 In Motion Dance Center 4021 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem 659-0060 Kindermusik at Calvary Baptist Church 5000 Country Club Road, Winston Salem 306-4072 Kindermusik with Sarah Kuhl Holy Family Catholic Church 4820 Kinnamon Road, Winston Salem 416-0086 The Salem College Community Music School

A program of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts

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Music lessons for all ages!


 Private Lessons available in: • Strings • Voice • Brass • Piano • Woodwinds • Organ • Percussion • Keyboard • Guitar • Drumming  NEW! Composition & Song Writing  Musikgarten classes available for young children

(336) 734-2950

FREE ADMISSION Hands-on activities Family programs Summer camp

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Convenient Downtown location at the Stevens Center 405 W. 4th Street Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Member, National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts


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601 S. Church St., Salem College, Winston-Salem 721-2636 Rince Na h’Eireann (Triad Irish Dancers) Dancers Edge, 5029-A Country Club Road, Winston-Salem 945-3662 Salem Gymnastics Sports Center 4870 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem 765-4668 Sawtooth School for Visual Art 251 N. Spruce St., Winston-Salem 723-7395 Triple Threat DanCenter 4759 Commercial Plaza St., Winston-Salem 794-3942

Vogler’s Studios of Dance, Baton and Gymnastics 3800 Reynolda Road, Suite 30, Winston-Salem 922-3547 Winston-Salem Youth Chorus P.O. Box 15342, Winston-Salem 703-0001

Guilford County Art Alliance of Greensboro 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro 373-2725 Artistic Motion School of Dance • Greensboro Day School 5401 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro • 312 N. Eugene St., Greensboro 286-2199

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Burlington Academy of Dance & Arts 3382 S. Church St., Burlington 584-6727

ArtQuest at Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro 333-7460 Bartis’ Creative Studio (Kindermusik) 3 locations in Greensboro and High Point 294-0500

Centre of Performing Arts Inc. 133-D Auto Park Drive, Graham 228-1553 Dance Shop, Ltd. 1520-A E. Dixie Drive, Asheboro 241 Laura St., Archdale 629-0123, 431-1714

Center for Visual Artists 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro 333-7475 City Arts Drama 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro 373-2026 The Dance Center of Greensboro 2104 Georgia St., Suite 107, Greensboro 271-8177

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From Art to Zebras 3935 Brian Jordan Place, Suite 109, High Point 454-2091 Greensboro Dance Theatre 2604 Battleground Ave., Greensboro 230-1515 Harris-Mintz School of Dance Arts 1405-A Yanceyville St., Greensboro 379-7189

Summerfield 643-4105

200 N. Davie St., Greensboro 373-2727

Just Dance Studio 103 W. Main St., Jamestown 454-5811

On Stage School of Dance 3745 Admiral Drive, High Point 841-0931

Kindermusik of Greensboro City Arts Cultural Arts Center, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro 373-2547

Theatre Art Galleries 220 E. Commerce Ave., High Point 887-2137

Maggie’s Music Studio Cathedral of His Glory 4501 Lake Jeanette Road, Greensboro 466-2074 Music Academy of North Carolina 1327 Beaman Place, Suite 100, Greensboro 379-8748

High Point Ballet School of Dance 3710 N. Main St., Suite 106, High Point 889-2480

Nan’s School of Dance • 3403 Horse Pen Creek Road, Greensboro • 3606 N. Elm St., Greensboro • 109 Jackson St., Yadkinville 288-6141

Joyful Noise Kindermusik Summerfield First Baptist Church 2300 Scalesville Road,

N.C. Dance Project at City Arts


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The Music Center 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro 373-2549 Greensboro Ballet 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro 333-7480 Tumblebees Dance 6904 Downwind Road, Greensboro 336-665-0662

Surrounding Counties Alamance County Arts Council 213 S. Main St., Graham 226-4495 Arts Alive 335 S. Main St., Burlington 226-9700

Davie School of Dance 127 N. Salisbury St., Mocksville 751-2898 Evans Music Center 1008 S. Fayetteville St., Asheboro 629-4666 Kidnotes by Ms. Tami 928 Stonecrest Court, Asheboro 953-2123 Kindermusik with Ms. Elaine Bush Hill Educators 102 B Bonnie Place, Archdale 736-4242 Kindermusik with Meredith Gornto Several locations in Burlington 329-9573 King Music Center 108 Dalton Road, King 983-4951 Miss Joyce's Dance Studio 121 E. Dalton Road, King 983-9458 Sheets Dance Academy 2 N. Main St., Lexington 238-5211

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things to do | leisure activities

leisure activities Forsyth County

309 W. Fairfield Road, High Point 434-6301

Alice’s Place Tea Parties 3120 Robinhood Road, Winston-Salem 724-9667

Jump-n-Fun 106-B S. Walnut Circle, Greensboro 292-4733

Adventure Landing 1600 S. Stratford Road, Winston-Salem 768-4730

Mad Platter — Paint Your Own Pottery Studio 2921-A Battleground Ave., Greensboro 540-9823

AMF Winston-Salem Lanes 811 Jonestown Road, Winston-Salem 765-8009

Parties 2 Dye 4/Dye Nation 2717 Battleground Ave., Greensboro 286-8282

Build-a-Bear Workshop Hanes Mall 3320 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem 794-0154 Mad Science 4447-B Wallburg Road, Winston-Salem 784-1818

Skate Haven USA 120 Hood Drive, Winston-Salem 765-1041 Skate World 1995 W. Mountain St., Kernersville 993-3382 Skateland USA of Clemmons 2512 Neudorf Road, Clemmons 766-6699 Smiley’s Golf

2397 W. Clemmonsville Road, Winston-Salem 765-7733

Guilford County Bounce U 615 Dolley Madison Road, Greensboro 299-9797 Bricks 4 Kidz 2002 New Garden Road, Suite 201, Greensboro 285-9893 Bumpers and Jumpers 4217 High Point Road, Greensboro 855-0056

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Build-a-Bear Workshop 410 Four Seasons Town Centre, Greensboro 292-2637 Celebration Station 4315 Big Tree Way, Greensboro 316-0606 Gate City Lanes Family Entertainment 5502 Hornaday Road, Greensboro 292-5100 Greensboro Ice House 6119 Landmark Center Blvd., Greensboro 852-1515 High Point Bowling Center

Putt-Putt Fun Center 2418 N. Main St., High Point 869-4273 Skateland USA North 3801 N. Church St., Greensboro 621-5632 Skateland USA West 200 Stage Coach Trail, Greensboro 885-1669 Triad Lanes 21 Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro 292-0181 Wet ’n Wild Emerald Pointe Water Park 3910 S. Holden Road, Greensboro 852-9721

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Originals By You (Paint Your Own Pottery) 3068 Trenwest Drive, Suite 4, Winston-Salem 722-3500

Pump It Up: The Inflatable Party Zone 699 Sunshine Way, Greensboro 882-7879


things to do | museums & attractions

Korner’s Folly Historic Home

N.C. Zoo

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museums & attractions Forsyth County Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem 390 S. Liberty St., Winston-Salem 723-9111

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Historic Bethabara Park 2147 Bethabara Road, Winston-Salem 924-8191


Home Moravian Church 529 S. Church St., Winston-Salem 722-6171 Korner’s Folly Historic Home 413 S. Main St., Kernersville 996-7922 New Winston Museum 713 S. Marshall St., Winston-Salem 724-2842 Old Salem Museums & Gardens Visitor Center: 900 Old Salem Road, Winston-Salem • Visitor Center, 721-7350 • Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts, 721-7360 Piedmont Parent great parenting source 2013-14

Reynolda House Museum of American Art 2250 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem 758-5150 Reynolda Gardens of Wake Forest University 100 Reynolda Village, Winston-Salem 758-5593 Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) 750 Marguerite Drive, Winston-Salem 725-1904 SciWorks 400 W. Hanes Mill Road, Winston-Salem 767-6730 Wake Forest University Museum of Anthropology 1834 Wake Forest Road, Wake Forest University campus, Winston-Salem 758-5282 West End Historic District


Westbend Vineyards 5394 Williams Road, Lewisville 945-5032 The Winston Cup Museum 1355 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Winston-Salem 724-4557

Guilford County All-a-Flutter Butterfly Farm 7850-B Clinard Farms Road, High Point 454-5651 Doll and Miniature Museum of High Point 101 W. Green Drive, High Point 885-3655 ArtQuest at Green Hill Center for NC Art Greensboro Cultural Center 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro 333-7460 Bernice Bienenstock Furniture Library 1009 N. Main St., High Point 883-4011 All area codes are (336) unless otherwise noted.

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International Civil Rights Center and Museum

Old Salem Museums & Gardens

Blandwood Mansion 447 W. Washington St., Greensboro 272-5003

High Point Museum and Historical Park 1859 E. Lexington Ave., High Point 885-1859

Old Mill of Guilford 1340 N.C. Highway 68 North, Oak Ridge 643-4783

Castle McCulloch 3925 Kivett Drive, Jamestown 887-5413

International Civil Rights Center and Museum 134 S. Elm St., Greensboro 274-9199

Piedmont Triad Farmers Market 2914 Sandy Ridge Road, Colfax 605-9157

Greensboro Farmers Curb Market 501 Yanceyville St., Greensboro 373-2402 Greensboro Historical Museum 130 Summit Ave., Greensboro 373-2043 Guilford Courthouse National Military Park 2332 New Garden Road, Greensboro 288-1776

All area codes are (336) unless otherwise noted.

Maize Adventure 1615 Kersey Valley Road, Archdale 431-1700 Mendenhall Plantation 603 W. Main St., Jamestown 454-3819 Millis Regional Health Education Center 600 N. Elm St., High Point 878-6713 Natural Science Center of Greensboro 4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro 288-3769

Rosetta C. Baldwin Museum museum.htm 1408 R.C. Baldwin Ave., High Point 253-1797 Worldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Largest Chest of Drawers (Home of the High Point Jaycees) 508 N. Hamilton St., High Point 884-5255

Surrounding Counties N.C. Zoo 4401 Zoo Parkway, Asheboro 800-488-0444 For more attractions and family-friendly day trips that are a short drive from the Triad, visit and click on Day Trips in the Directories & Resources box.

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Greensboro Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Museum 220 N. Church St., Greensboro 574-2898


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operates eight recreation centers, special-populations programs, special events and athletics including youth cheerleading, coachpitch baseball, kid-pitch baseball, T-ball, basketball, soccer, football and flag football.

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Forsyth County Parks & Recreation 201 N. Chestnut St., Winston-Salem 703-2500 The Forsyth County Parks and Recreation Department serves residents and visitors of Forsyth County through park development and recreational activities. Nine parks are designed to offer opportunities to enjoy nature and the outdoors. The department offers recreational and sports programs for youth and adults including softball leagues, tennis classes, fishing clinics, canoe/kayak clinics and walking clubs. Kernersville Parks & Recreation 125 E. Bodenhamer St., Kernersville 996-3121 Kernersville Parks & Recreation provides leisure programs and recreational facilities for the residents of Kernersville and surrounding areas. The department operates eight parks including a skate park, dog park and recreation warehouse, and partners with the Kernersville YMCA on the Community Pool and Water Park. The department offers adult and youth sports leagues, skateboarding lessons, dance and more, year-round. Tanglewood Park 4201 Manor House Circle, Clemmons


778-6300 Tanglewood Park is a golf course and park in Forsyth County on the Yadkin River between Clemmons and Bermuda Run. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s home to the annual Tanglewood Festival of Lights, a holiday display of lights, and host to the Steeplechase horse races. Additional attractions include the Tanglewood Park Arboretum and Rose Garden, a public pool, horse stables and horseback riding, hiking trails, tennis, and Mallard Lake for fishing and paddleboat renting. Winston-Salem Recreation & Parks Department 100 E. First St., Suite 407, Winston-Salem 727-8000 The Winston-Salem Recreation and Parks Department operates 17 community recreation centers offering aerobics, youth sports, summer camps, crafts and more. Sports leagues include dodgeball, flag football, softball and volleyball

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for adults, and basketball, softball, tennis, and soccer for kids.

Guilford County Greensboro Parks & Recreation Department 1001 Fourth St., Greensboro 373-2574 Greensboro has 10 recreation centers throughout the community, offering everything from fitness and after-school programs to classes in the fine arts, and adult and youth team sports. The department manages five outdoor, seasonal public swimming pools and two indoor year-round pools that offer swimming lessons, swim teams, water fitness classes and American Red Cross classes. High Point Parks & Recreation Department 136 Northpoint Ave., High Point 883-3469 The Recreation Division

Alamance County Parks & Recreation recreation-and-parks.html 3916 R. Dean Coleman Road, Burlington 229-2410 Alamance County Parks & Recreation operates four public parks and two recreation centers featuring youth athletic programs including baseball, softball, T-ball, football and basketball. Asheboro Cultural & Recreation Services recreation.html 241 Sunset Ave., Asheboro 626-1240 Asheboro Cultural & Recreation Services operates eight public parks, a skate park, a tennis center, golf course, walking trails, picnic shelters and two public swimming pools. The department also holds several special events throughout the year, as well as athletic programs for adults and children including football, basketball, baseball and softball leagues. Burlington Recreation & Parks 1333 Overbrook Road, Burlington 222-5030 Burlington Recreation and Parks operates more than 20 public parks, including Burlington City Park, with more than 75 acres of activities for the entire family and an amusement area, one of the

All area codes are (336) unless otherwise noted.

things to do | sports & activities only three municipally operated in N.C. There are also eight recreation centers including an aquatics center, tennis center and Thataways Youth Center. The department offers an athletic program with youth spring and fall soccer, spring and fall lacrosse, baseball, softball, basketball, flag football, tennis and swim team, as well as adult recreational sports leagues. Davidson County Recreation 555 W. Center St. Extension, Lexington 242-2285 Davidson County Recreation offers programs, athletics and outdoor recreation facilities. Youth athletic programs available include football, soccer, baseball, basketball and softball.

Mocksville/Davie County Parks & Recreation cityParks.asp 644 N. Main St., Mocksville 751-2325 The Recreation Department offers a variety of programs and special events including summer camps, golf leagues, children’s and adults’ sports leagues, picnic shelters, meeting rooms, and a gym. Thomasville Parks & Recreation 205 E. Main St., Thomasville 475-4280

■ First Lady Dolley Madison was born in Guilford County. ■ Salem College in Winston-Salem is the longest continuously running women's college in the U.S.

Stokes County Recreation 1014 Main St., Danbury 593-2496 Stokes County is home to Hanging Rock State Park , which includes hiking on any of the 12 designated trails, and The Hanging Rock Outdoor Center, offering white-water and scenic canoe and kayak trips on the Dan and Mayo rivers. Stokes County also has several other public parks that offer walking trails, playground equipment, natural scenic beauty and a significant sense of history. Several baseball, softball, and football youth and adult leagues are also available.


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YOUTH SPORTS AND ACTIVITIES Little League District 2 Forsyth and Guilford counties Baseball and softball N.C. Youth Soccer Association 136 Manley Ave., Greensboro 856-7529 Northwest Midget Pop Warner Football League Pop Warner Football and cheerleading in the greater Winston-Salem area. Fifteen associations make up this league, with teams in Clemmons, Greensboro, High Point, Kernersville, King, Lewisville, Oak Ridge, Pfafftown, Walkertown and Winston-Salem.

Where Confidence Soars! gymnastics • dance • karate • fitness • ages 1 & up

Forsyth County Boy Scouts (Old Hickory Council)

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Lexington Recreation and Parks Department index.asp 512 S. Hargrave St., Lexington 248-3960 Lexington Recreation and Parks provides a comprehensive year-round program of sports and recreational activities for all ages. The department operates and maintains 16 parks, offering fishing, playgrounds, tennis and basketball courts, walking trails, athletic fields, green spaces, and swimming pools. Sports leagues include youth basketball, soccer, baseball and softball.

Thomasville Parks and Recreation operates five public parks and five recreation centers, including two baseball fields and a public swimming pool. Programs include youth cheerleading, T-ball, softball, football, basketball and volleyball, as well as adult softball, basketball and volleyball recreational leagues.


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Players from Greensboro, High Point, Winston-Salem and beyond enjoy a thriving, family-focused youth hockey community.

6600 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem 760-2900 Serving eight counties north and west of Winston-Salem. For boys in grades 1-12.

Greensboro United Soccer Association 6105 Townsend Road, Browns Summit 358-8030 Youth soccer for ages 3 to 19.

Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont 8818 W. Market St., Colfax 274-8491 Serving 13 counties in the Triad for girls in grades K-12. Kernersville Soccer Association 808 Beeson Road, Kernersville 992-0089 Competitive soccer for girls and boys ages 4-18: Recreation, Challenge, Classic, Premiere and Adult.

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Triad Ice Skating Club Lawrence Joel Veterans Coliseum Annex Ice Rink, 300 Deacon Blvd., Winston-Salem 727-2978 For people of all ages who enjoy the recreation, fun and achievement of ice skating. Twin City Youth Soccer Association 428 Twins Way, Advance 998-4277 Three levels of soccer to fit the competitive and commitment needs of all: Classic, Challenge and Twins Development Program. Winston-Salem National Little League Winston-Salem 768-8590 Offering T-ball, coach-pitch and baseball. Winston-Salem Optimist Club 3051 Trenwest Drive, Winston-Salem 774-6773


Civic club with soccer, junior golf and field hockey leagues. Winston-Salem Youth Hockey Association 300 Deacon Blvd., Winston Salem Recreational youth hockey league. YMCA of Northwest NC 301 N. Main St., Suite 1900, Winston-Salem 777-8055 The YMCA of Northwest NC operates six branches in Forsyth County. Youth sports include basketball, indoor and outdoor soccer, and lacrosse. • William G. White Jr. YMCA, 775 West End Blvd., Winston-Salem, 721-2100 • Fulton Family YMCA, 385 W. Hanes Mill Road, WinstonSalem, 661-1093 • Winston Lake Family YMCA, 901 Waterworks Road, WinstonSalem, 724-9205 • Kernersville Family YMCA, 1113 W. Mountain St., Kernersville, 996-2231 • Jerry Long Family YMCA, 1150 S. Peace Haven Road, Clemmons, 712-2000 • Robinhood Road Family YMCA,

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Jamestown Youth League Jamestown Athletic Complex 7107 E. Fork Road, Jamestown 454-6259 Youth soccer, basketball, baseball, softball, cheerleading, lacrosse and golf.

3474 Robinhood Road, Winston-Salem, 251-1090

Guilford County Boy Scouts (Old North State Council) 1405 Westover Terrace, Greensboro 378-9166 Serving Guilford, Alamance and surrounding counties. Scouting organization for boys in grades 1-12. The Club at Oak Branch 21-A Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro 478-2660 Sports complex offering programs for adults and a fun. Fitness for Kids program. Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont 8818 W. Market St., Colfax 274-8491 Serving 13 counties in the Triad for girls in grades K-12. Greensboro Youth Hockey Association _youth.htm Greensboro Ice House 6119 Landmark Center Blvd., Greensboro 852-1515

Northeast Youth Association 5009 Hicone Road, Greensboro 327-0227 Providing baseball, cheerleading, football, soccer and softball to ages 4-18 in Northeast Guilford County. Piedmont Soccer Alliance 550 Hedgecock Road, High Point 883-4362 Recreational, developmental and competitive soccer. Precision Golf School & Tennis Academy 5834 Bur-Mil Club Road, Greensboro 510-4653 Junior tennis and junior golf for ages 5-17. Rick Murphy’s Carolina Golf Academy 1317 Pleasant Ridge Road, Greensboro 605-0052 Offering an extensive junior golf program. SoccerOp Soccer Tots

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Proehlific Park 4517 Jessup Grove Road, Greensboro 665-5233 Licensed child-development program for children 2 to 6 years old that uses a variety of fun games to delight and engage kids in physical activity in a noncompetitive environment.

• 747 Graylin St., Kernersville 508-8325 • 4743 Commercial Plaza St., Winston-Salem 549-8707 Clemmons Gymnastics Center 4786 Kinnamon Road, Winston-Salem 766-3599

Star Aquatics P.O. Box 16311, High Point 310-4045 Swim lessons and competitive swim teams for all ages. Swim Fanatics 287-6109 Swim lessons, competitive swim teams and aquatic programs for all ages. Summit Figure Skating Club 5835 Cardinal Way, Greensboro 665-1285 For people of all ages who enjoy the recreation, fun, and achievement of ice skating.

YMCA of Greater High Point 869-0151 • Hartley Drive Family YMCA, 150 W. Hartley Drive, High Point, 869-0151 • Carl Chavis YMCA, 2757 Granville St., High Point, 434-4000

Surrounding Counties Alamance County Community YMCA 1346 S. Main St., Burlington 395-9622 J. Smith Young YMCA 119 W. Third Ave., Lexington 249-2177 Randolph-Asheboro YMCA 343 N.C. Highway 42 North, Asheboro 625-1976 Tom A. Finch YMCA 1010 Mendenhall St., Thomasville 475-6125 YMCA of Northwest NC 301 N. Main St., Suite 1900,

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Winston-Salem 777-8055 The YMCA of Northwest NC operates five branches in Davie, Stokes, Yadkin and Wilkes counties. Youth sports include basketball, indoor and outdoor soccer, and lacrosse. • Davie Family YMCA, 215 Cemetery St., Mocksville, 751-9622 • Stokes Family YMCA, 105 Moore Road, King, 985-9622 • Wilkes Express YMCA, 1918 West Park Drive, N. Wilkesboro, 838-2152 • Wilkes Family YMCA, 1801 YMCA Blvd., Wilkesboro, 838-3991 • Yadkin Family YMCA, 6540 Service Road, Yadkinville, 679-7962

GYMNASTICS AND CHEERLEADING Forsyth County Carolina Spirit Athletics 6204-C Hackers Bend Court, Winston-Salem 462-1351 Cheer Extreme AllStars

NC Twisters Gymnastics & Cheerleading 125 E. Bodenhamer St., Kernersville 996-2012 Salem Gymnastics 4870 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem 765-4668

Guilford County Greensboro All-Star Cheerleading 701 Sunshine Way, Greensboro 664-0233 High Point Gymnastics Academy 3530 N. Main St., High Point 869-3589 The Little Gym of Greensboro 3369 Battleground Ave., Greensboro 545-1117 Tumblebees Ultimate Gym 6904 Downwind Road, Greensboro 665-0662

Surrounding Counties Kidsport Gymnastic Academy

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YMCA of Greensboro 620 Green Valley Road, Suite 210, Greensboro 854-8410 • Bryan Family YMCA, 501 W. Market St., Greensboro, 478-9622 • Hayes-Taylor Memorial YMCA, 1101 E. Market St., Greensboro, 272-2131 • Ragsdale Family YMCA, 900 Bonner Drive, Jamestown, 882-9622 • Spears Family YMCA, 3216 Horse Pen Creek Road, Greensboro, 387-9622 • Stoney Creek Express YMCA, 954-E Golf House Road, Whitsett, 449-3222 Basketball, baseball, soccer, swim teams, karate, taekwondo and more.

Flip Force Gymnastics 1128 Old Greensboro Road, Kernersville 996-5158


things to do | sports & activities Tiger Kim’s World Class Tae Kwon Do • 2822 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem, 722-5115 • 1425 River Ridge Drive, Clemmons, 766-6116

3370 S. Church St, Burlington 538-0073 Randolph Gymnastics Academy 4229 U.S. Highway 64 East, Asheboro 610-4742

Japan Karate Institute and Family Fitness Center 908-B Peters Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem 773-0170

Tumble Tots of Lexington Inc. 117 Anna Lewis Drive, Lexington 236-1935

HORSEBACK RIDING INSTRUCTION Forsyth County Chalen Riding Academy 3000 Williams Road, Lewisville 945-6308 Cash Lovell Stables and Riding Academy 2210 Darwick Road, Winston-Salem 784-6385

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Covie Creek Stables 1736 Union Cross Road, Kernersville 971-5382 High Meadow Farm Walkertown 595-6315 Ogburn Stables 5734 Ogburn Stables Road, Tobaccoville 983-2279 Riverwood Therapeutic Riding Center 6825 Rollingview Drive, Tobaccoville 922-6426 Professional equine assisted activities for both children and adults with special needs.


Guilford County Tanglewood Stables Tanglewood Park 4201 Manor House Circle, Clemmons 778-6300

Guilford County Fellowship Farm 4820 Thacker Dairy Road, Greensboro 697-0605 Millpoint Farms 5027 Millpoint Road, Greensboro 697-9238 Reinmaker Stables 8425 Stafford Mill Road, Oak Ridge 996-3094 HorsePower 8001 Leabourne Road, Colfax 931-1424 Horseback riding activities for children and adults ages 3 and older with physical, mental and emotional disabilities.

Surrounding Counties Bear Creek Farm Equestrian Center

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428 Allen Road, Mocksville 391-2063 Pine View Stables 2767 Lazy Pine Road, Randleman 626-7111 Silver Hill Farm 2139 Briggstown Road, Lexington 416-8240

MARTIAL ARTS INSTRUCTION Forsyth County American Martial Arts Academy 3098 Healy Drive, Winston-Salem 765-1950 Core Fitness & Martial Arts 4300 Kernersville Road, Kernersville 793-0878 Karate International • 4870 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem, 499-6688 • 4794-B Kinnamon Road, Clemmons, 766-1490 • 6497 Shallowford Road, Lewisville, 945-5063

Flex Tae Kwon Do Center • 3912 Battleground Ave., Greensboro 545-0688 • 1228 Guilford College Road, Jamestown 855-9933 TaeKwonDo America 2006 New Garden Road, Greensboro 288-8399 Tiger Kim’s World Class Tae Kwon Do Palladium at Deep River 3935 Brian Jordan Place, High Point 841-1330

Surrounding Counties Lee Brothers Martial Arts • 793 Boone Station Drive, Burlington, 584-0993 • 813-D S. Main St., Graham, 222-1004 K. Han Tae Kwon DO Academy 1453 N. Fayetteville St., Asheboro 672-5777 Karate International 123 E. Dalton Road, King 983-2202

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King’s Martial Arts 221 Ingram Drive, King 985-0844

SPECTATOR SPORTS, COLLEGE AND PROFESSIONAL Forsyth County Winston-Salem Dash Baseball Corner of First Street and Peters Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem 714-2287 Class High A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox Wake Forest University Demon Deacons

Wake Forest Ticket Office 499 Deacon Blvd., Winston Salem 758-DEAC Winston-Salem State University Rams Winston-Salem State University Ticket Office 601 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Winston-Salem 750-3220 Salem College Athletics 601 S. Church St., Winston-Salem 721-2815

Guilford County Carolina Dynamo Professional Soccer P.O. Box 29513

669-0841 The Wyndham Championship Golf Tournament Sedgefield Country Club, Greensboro 482-2963 Greensboro College Athletics (The Pride) 815 W. Market St., Greensboro 272-7102 Greensboro Grasshoppers Baseball 408 Bellemeade St., Greensboro 268-2255 Class A farm club for the Florida Marlins Greensboro Sports Commission

2200 Pinecroft Road, Suite 200, Greensboro, 378-4499 High Point University Panthers 833 Montlieu Ave., High Point 841-9276 North Carolina A&T Aggies Brown Hall, NC A&T State University, Greensboro 334-7749 University of North Carolina at Greensboro Spartans UNCG Athletics Ticket Office 1408 Walker Ave., 337 HHP Building, UNCG campus, Greensboro 334-3250

Programs & Services For All Ages 15 branches conveniently located in Alexander, Davie, Forsyth, Iredell, Yadkin, Stokes and Wilkes Counties • Summer Day Programs for children ages 3-16 • Child Watch available at all full-service branches • Before and After School Care • Parents Night Out • Teen Programs • Camp Hanes • Family Fun Nights • Birthday Party Rooms YMCA OF NORTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA 301 N. Main Street, Suite 1900 • Winston-Salem NC 27101 P 336 777 8055 F 336 777 6345 A United Way Agency Our Mission: “Helping people reach their God-Given potential in spirit, mind and body.”

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public swimming pools Forsyth County

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Winston-Salem Recreation & Parks 100 E. First St., Suite 407, Winston-Salem 727-8000 The Winston-Salem Recreation and Parks Department operates eight swimming pools, two with water spray playgrounds, during the summer months. (Call for season opening dates.) • Bolton/Water Spray Playground, 1590 Bolton St., 659-4318 • Happy Hill, 1230 Alder St., 727-2199 • Kimberley Park/Water Spray Playground, 620 Burton St., 727-2198 • Mineral Spring, 4700 Ogburn Ave., 661-4990 • Parkland, 1660 Brewer Road, 650-7688 • Polo, 1850 Polo Road, 659-4308 • Reynolds Park, 2450 Reynolds Park, 650-7645 • Sprague, 1350 Sprague St., 650-7681

Greensboro Parks & Recreation Athletic Department 501 Yanceyville St., Greensboro 373-2946 The Greensboro Parks & Recreation Department operates two year-round indoor pools at Grimsley High School and Smith High School, as well as five seasonal outdoor pools. Pools have varying hours and fees; please check website for details.

Kernersville Community Pool & Water Park 1113 W. Mountain St., Kernersville 996-2231 The Kernersville Community Pool and Water Park is behind the Kernersville YMCA and open to the public. For rates and times, please call the YMCA for details. Pool opens Memorial Day weekend. Peter S. Brunstetter Aquatic Center Tanglewood Park, 4201 Manor House Circle, Clemmons 778-6300 Open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.


Indoor Pools • Grimsley High School Pool, 801 Westover Terrace, 373-5916 • Smith High School Pool, 2407 S. Holden Road, 297-5042 Seasonal Outdoor Pools (Open Memorial Day weekend through the first week of August) • Bur-Mil Family Aquatic Center, 5834 Owl’s Roost Road, 373-3800 • Lindley Pool, 2914 Springwood Drive, 299-3226 • Peeler Pool, 1300 Sykes Ave., 373-5811 • Warnersville Pool, 601 Doak St., 373-5809 • Windsor Pool, 1601 E. Lee St., 373-5846 Greensboro Aquatic Center 1921 W. Lee St., Greensboro 315-8498 A new 78,323-square-foot indoor state-of-the-art aquatic facility on the campus of the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. Open for public swimming daily except major holidays; use of the pool may be interrupted by the exclusive use of the GAC to host major meets; please check website for hours and schedules.

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High Point Parks & Recreation Department 136 Northpoint Ave., High Point 883-3469 High Point Parks & Recreation Department operates two swimming pools and one splash pad during the summer. Pools open on Memorial Day weekend and are open on weekends only until Guilford County Schools are out for the summer, then weekday operation is added; all pools close around mid-August each year. • City Lake Park Pool & Waterslide, 602 W. Main St., Jamestown, 883-3501 • The Clarence Strickland Pool, Washington Terrace Park, 101 Gordon St., High Point, 883-8599 • Splash Pad, 401 Taylor Ave., High Point, 883-3504

Surrounding Counties Alamance County Burlington Recreation & Parks 1333 Overbrook Road, Burlington 222-5030 The Burlington Recreation & Parks Department has three public swimming pools. The David L. Maynard Sr. Aquatic Center (MAC) is a 300,000-gallon year-round Aquatic Center with six 25-yard competition lanes, a toddler pool with a frog slide and a zero-entry ramp. The MAC also operates an outdoor facility mid-May through Labor Day weekend. A 114-by202-foot bubble encloses the aquatic center during fall and winter, allowing swimming to take place year-round. Camp Green Leaves at Lake Cammack is open from June through August on a rental basis and is a great location to host large events such as family reunions and corporate parties.

North Park pool (NPP), adjacent to the Mayco Bigelow Center, is open once school is out for summer vacation and closes when school begins in the fall. • David L. Maynard Sr. Aquatic Center (MAC), 1402 Overbrook Road, Burlington, 222-5043 • Camp Green Leaves Pool, 4790 Union Ridge Road, Burlington, 421-3872 • North Park Pool, 849 Sharpe Road, Burlington, 222-5138 Davidson County Lexington City Swimming Pools • The Washington Park Pool, 100 Bookington Ave., Lexington, 224-5018 • The Radcliffe Pool, 301 W. Ninth Ave., Lexington, 248-3960 Veteran’s Memorial Park & Swimming Pool Recreation 20 Stadium Drive, Thomasville 475-4210 Randolph County Asheboro Cultural & Recreation Services pools.html The City of Asheboro operates two public pools during the summer. Pool season runs Memorial Day weekend through mid-August. • North Asheboro Swimming Pool, 1939 Canoy Drive, Asheboro, 672-1997 • Memorial Swimming Pool, 321 Lanier Ave., Asheboro, 625-2009

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Family Friend Nanny Placement Service 659-3888, 888-762-6691 National Association for the Education of Young Children 800-424-2460

Smart Start of Davidson County 249-6688 Smart Start of Davie County 751-2113 Smart Start of Forsyth County 725-6011 Stokes Partnership for Children (Smart Start) 985-2676 The National Association for Family Child Care 801-886-2322 The North Carolina Division of Child Development 919-662-4499, 800-859-0829 Work Family Resource Center (Forsyth County) 761-5100, 800-937-7610 For a comprehensive directory of Triad preschools, see page 17 of this magazine or visit and click on the Preschoolers tab.

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Guilford Child Development (Guilford County) 378-7700 Guilford Child Development Regional Child Care Resources & Referral (Guilford County) 369-5097 (Greensboro) 887-8224 (High Point)


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Preferred ChildCare 392-7827


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Poison Control, nationwide number 800-222-1222 Drug Helpline 800-662-HELP (4357) National Hopeline Network 800-SUICIDE (784-2433) 2-1-1 Helpline (United Way Information and Referral) Dial 2-1-1

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RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) 800-656-HOPE (4673)

Forsyth Medical Center • Forsyth Medical Center 3333 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem 718-5000 • Medical Park Hospital 1950 S. Hawthorne Road, Winston-Salem 718-0785 Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center & Brenner Children’s Hospital Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem 716-2011 (General Information) 713-0000 (Patient Information) Guilford County Cone Health 832-7000

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• Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital 1200 N. Elm St., Greensboro 832-7000 • Wesley Long Community Hospital 501 N. Elam St., Greensboro 832-1000 • Women’s Hospital 801 Green Valley Road, Greensboro 832-6500


Alamance Regional Medical Center 1240 Huffman Mill Road, Burlington 538-7000 Davie Medical Center 223 Hospital St., Mocksville, 702-5500 Lexington Memorial Hospital 250 Hospital Drive, Lexington 248-5161

High Point Regional Health System 601 N. Elm St., High Point 878-6000 (General Information) 878-6012 (Patient Information)

Pioneer Community Hospital of Stokes 1570 N.C. Highway 8 & 89 North, Danbury 593-2831

Kindred Hospital Greensboro 2401 Southside Blvd., Greensboro 271-2800

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health & wellness 364 White Oak St., Asheboro 625-5151

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Thomasville Medical Center 207 Old Lexington Road, Thomasville 472-2000

Sara Lee Center for Women’s Health/Forsyth Medical Center (Register through Health Connections) 718-7000

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The Women’s Hospital of Greensboro (Register through HealthConnect) 832-8000

North Carolina Medical Board 1203 Front St., Raleigh 800-253-9653 North Carolina Medical Society 222 N. Person St., Raleigh 800-722-1350

Health On-Call (A service of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center) 716-2255 or 800-446-2255

Childbirth Classes and Services

Guilford County Health Connect (A service of Cone Health) 832-8000 or 800-533-3463

High Point Regional Health System 878-6888

The Contact Center at High Point Regional Health System 878-6888

Peaceful Beginnings 410 Blandwood Road,

Alamance Regional Medical Center Education Department 538-7550 Lexington Memorial Hospital 248-5161 Randolph Hospital 625-5151

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Forsyth County Health Connections (A service of Forsyth Medical Center) 718-7000 or 800-933-4568

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❑ Reverses words, numbers or letters ❑ Has difficulty remembering spelling words ❑ Has poor reading comprehension

❑ Has been labeled LD, ADD, ADHD or dyslexic

❑ Frequently loses his place, skips words or whole lines of text ❑ Has difficulty copying from the board or a book, has sloppy handwriting or excessive erasures

The Vision Therapy Center

1330 Ashleybrook Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103

Stephen J. Kaluzne, O.D. All area codes are (336) unless otherwise noted.


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health & wellness

sports & activities

Health Departments

Forsyth County Department of Public Health Drive, 799 299-3226 • The Clarence Strickland Pool, N. Highland Ave., • Peeler Winston-Salem Pool, 1300 Sykes Ave., Washington Terrace Park, 703-3100 373-5811 101 Gordon St., High Point,

• Warnersville Pool, 601 Doak St., 883-8599 Guilford County Department 373-5809 of Public Health • Windsor Pool, 1601 E. Lee St., Surrounding 373-5846 1203 Maple St., Greensboro


1100 E. Wendover Ave., Greensboro

health & wellness

High Point Parks &St., Greensboro AlAmAnce county 400 W. Market Recreation Department 501 E. Green Drive, High Point Burlington Recreation Chandler Dental & Parks 136 Northpoint Ave., HighClinic Point 883-34691103 W. Friendly Ave., Greensboro Davie County Health 641-3152 1333 Overbrook Road, Burlington High Point Parks & Recreation Department 222-5030 Department operates two Surrounding Counties The Burlington Recreation & Parks swimming pools during the 210 Hospital St., Mocksville 753-6750 Department has three public summer. Alamance County Health swimming pools. The David L. • City Lake ParkDepartment Pool & Davidson County Health Maynard Sr. Aquatic Center (MAC) Waterslide, 602 W. Main St., Department 319 N. Graham-Hopedale Road, is a 300,000-gallon year-round Jamestown, 883-3501 (Open Burlington Aquatic Center with six 25-yard May 29-Aug. 15, 2010) 227-0101

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competition lanes, a toddler pool with a frog slide and a zero entry • Camp Green Leaves Pool, 4790 ramp. The MAC also operates an Substance-Abuse Union Ridge Road, Burlington, outdoor facility from mid-May Services 421-3872 through Labor Day weekend. A • North Park Pool, 849 Sharpe 114-by-202-foot bubble encloses Forsyth County Road, Burlington, 222-5138 the aquatic center during the fall Al Anon and winter, allowing swimming DAviDson county to take place year-round. Camp 723-1452 Green Leaves at Lake Cammack Lexington City is open from June through August Alcoholics Anonymous Swimming Pools on a rental basis and is a great • The Washington Park Pool, Lexington 725-6031 location to host large events such 242-2300 100 Bookington Ave., as family reunions and corporate Lexington, 224-5018 Forsyth Medical Center parties. North Park pool (NPP), Radcliffe Health Pool, 301 W. Ninth • TheBehavioral Randolph County Public adjacent to the Mayco Bigelow Ave., Lexington, 248-3960 Health Department Center, opens when school is out 718-3550 for summer vacation and closes Veteran’s Memorial Park 2222-B S. Fayetteville St., Asheboro Insight Human Services when school begins in the fall. & Swimming Pool 213 Balfour Drive, Archdale • David L. Maynard Sr. Aquatic 318-6200

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336-410-5037 1008 Hutton Lane, Suite 112, High Point, NC 27262 Covenant Church United Methodist 1526 Skeet Club Rd. High Point, NC 27265

Sharing compassion makes a difference 336-841-3242


Stokes Family Health Center (two locations) • 1009 Main St., Danbury 593-2400 Center 1402 Overbrook • 102(MAC), Hartgrove Road, King 985-2727 Road, Burlington, 222-5043

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2311 West Cone Cone Blvd. Blvd. Suite Suite 210 227 2309 West Greensboro Greensboro

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health & wellness Guilford County Alcohol and Drug Services of Guilford Greensboro 333-6860 High Point 882-2125

Alzheimer’s Association 800-272-3900

American Red Cross — High Point 885-9121

Multiple Sclerosis Society — Central N.C. Chapter 299-4136

American Cancer Society Triad Chapter 834-0844

Autism Society of North Carolina 800-442-2762

Piedmont Down Syndrome Support Network 480-8871 Piedmont Health Services and Sickle Cell Agency 274-1507 (Greensboro) 886-2437 (High Point) 723-1390 (Winston-Salem) 229-7999 (Burlington)

Al-Anon Greensboro 332-0090

American Heart Association Triad Office 668-0167

Cancer Services 760-9983

Alcoholics Anonymous of Greensboro 854-4278

American Lung Association N.C. Chapter 919-719-9960

Down Syndrome Network of Greater Greensboro

Guilford Center 800-853-5163

American Red Cross Northwest N.C. Chapter 724-0511

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation — Piedmont Triad Chapter 373-1768

Health-Care Services and Associations

March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation — N.C. Chapter 723-4386

Triad Health Project (support for people living with AIDS or HIV) 275-1654 (Greensboro) 884-4116 (High Point)

Don’t Wait!

Early dental visits are significant for: • Good Nutrition • Speech Development • Spacing for Permanent Teeth • Self Esteem


Over 25 years of service to the area! Stay Healthy™ 336 274 6515 Family Medicine + Internal Medicine + Pediatrics + Cardiology + OB/GYN Rheumatology + Geriatrics + Endoscopy + Endocrinology + Gastroenterology

All area codes are (336) unless otherwise noted.

BURLINGTON 3154 South Church St 336-524-5439

1203 Vaughn Rd 336-228-8392

YANCEYVILLE 3150 NC Hwy 86N 336-694-1114

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health & wellness

AIDS Care Service Inc. 777-0116

American Red Cross — Greensboro Emergency Services services/index.htm 333-2111

Ronald McDonald House 419 S. Hawthorne Road, Winston-Salem 723-0228


family services Support Services 2-1-1 Helpline (United Way Information and Referral) Dial 2-1-1 Forsyth County American Red Cross/ Northwest NC Chapter 724-0511

The Enrichment Center 777-0076

Association for the Benefit of Child Development 713-9732

Exchange/SCAN, Stop Child Abuse Now 748-9028

Autism Society of North Carolina — Forsyth County Chapter

Experiment in Self-Reliance 722-9400

Bethesda Center for the Homeless 722-9951 Big Brothers Big Sisters 724-7993

family support

CONTACT HOPElines — 24 Hour Crisis • Suicide Help Line, 800-784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE) • Domestic Violence Help Line, 723-8125 • Sexual Assault Crisis Line, 722-4457 • Telephone Reassurance for the Elderly, 723-4338

Boy Scouts/Cub Scouts 760-2900 Cancer Services 760-9983

Family Services Inc. 722-8173 Head Start, 727-0617 Ways to Work (car loan program) 722-8173 The Fellowship Home of Winston-Salem Inc. 727-1084 Forsyth Futures 724-2831

Catholic Social Services 727-4745 (Winston-Salem)

Goodwill Industries of Northwest NC 724-3621

The Centers for Exceptional Children 727–2440

Group Homes of Forsyth Inc. 831-1300

Children’s Developmental Services Agency (CDSA) 713-7412 (Forsyth County) 224-6990 (Davidson County) Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Forsyth County 896-1191


Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Winston-Salem 768-3972 Imprints 722-6296 Legal Aid Society of Northwest NC Inc.

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(Serves Forsyth, Davie and Stokes counties) 725-9162

American Heart Association (Triad Office) 668-0167

Mental Health Association of Forsyth County 768-3880

American Red Cross (Greensboro) 333-2111

Partnership for a Drug-Free NC 725-8389

American Red Cross (High Point) 885-9121

Salvation Army 723-6366 Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC 784-5770 Smart Start of Forsyth County 725-6011 Special Children’s School 924-9309 United Way of Forsyth County 723-3601 Work Family Resource Center 761-5100 YMCA of Northwest NC (Serving Forsyth, Stokes and Davie counties) 777-8055 YWCA of Winston-Salem 354-1589

The ARC of Greensboro Inc. 373-1076 The ARC of High Point 883-0650 Autism Society of North Carolina — Guilford County Chapter 854-9497, 800-442-2762 Bell House Inc. 621-0938 Black Child Development Institute of Greensboro Inc. 230-2138 Boys & Girls Clubs: High Point 882-2582 Care Coordination for Children (CC4C) 336-641-7641

guilford County

Catholic Social Services 274-5577 288-1984

Adult Center for Enrichment 274-3559

Children’s Home Society of NC 800-632-1400

Alcohol and Drug Services of Guilford 333-6860 (Greensboro) 882-2125 (High Point)

Children’s Developmental Services Agency (CDSA) — Greensboro 336-334-5601 All area codes are (336) unless otherwise noted.

family services The Community Clinic of High Point 841-7154 884-4116 United Way of Greensboro 378-6600

Communities in Schools 800-849-8881

United Way of Greater High Point 883-4127

Family Life Council of Greater Greensboro 333-6890

Volunteer Center of Greensboro 373-1633

Family Service of the Piedmont (Greensboro) 387-6161, 273-7273 (Crisis Hotline)

Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Resource Center of Greensboro 275-6090

Family Service of the Piedmont (High Point) 889-6161, 889-7273 (Crisis Hotline)

YMCA of Greensboro 854-8410

Guilford Child Development 378-7700 (Greensboro) 887-8224 (High Point) Guilford Native American Association Inc. 273-8686

Hospice of the Piedmont (Serving High Point and Randolph and Davidson counties) 889-8446 Kids Path at Hospice of Greensboro 544-5437, 621-2500 Kids Path at Hospice of the Piedmont (High Point) 889-8446 Latino Family Center of Greater High Point 884-5858 Legal Aid of NC (Greensboro/High Point,

also serves Davidson and Randolph counties) 272-0148 (Greensboro) 885-9181 (High Point) Mental Health Association (Greensboro) 373-1402 Mental Health Association (High Point) 883-7480 One Step Further (Greensboro) 275-3699 Open Door Ministries of High Point 885-0191 Piedmont Health Services & Sickle Cell Agency 274-1507

All area codes are (336) unless otherwise noted.

Reading Connections 230-2223 The Salvation Army (Greensboro) 273-5572 The Salvation Army (High Point) 881-5400 Senior Resources of Guilford 373-4816 (Greensboro/ Guilford County) 883-3586 (High Point/Jamestown) Summit House of the Piedmont 375-9344

Youth Focus (Greensboro) 333-6853 Youth Unlimited (High Point) 883-1361 YWCA of Greensboro 273-3461 YWCA of High Point 882-4126 surrounding counties Alamance Partnership for Children 513-0063

Triad Health Project (Greensboro) 275-1654

Alcohol and Drug Services of Guilford 532-0500 (Burlington) 633-7257 (Asheboro)

Triad Health Project (High Point)

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family support

Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro 621-2500

YMCA of Greater High Point 869-0151


family services | support groups Alamance County Chapter 919-619-5097 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Davie County 751-9906 Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Davie County 896-1191 Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Walnut Cove — Stokes County 591-1124 Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Davie County 753-0212

family support

J. Smith Young YMCA, Lexington 249-2177


Randolph-Asheboro YMCA 625-1976 Stokes County Partnership for Children 985-2676 United Way of Alamance County 438-2000 United Way of Davie County 751-0313 United Way of Davidson County 249-2532 United Way of Randolph County 625-4207 YMCA of Alamance County 395-9622

Support Groups

760-9983 800-228-7421

ADHD Parent Support Group — Greensboro Area 832-9618

Death of a Spouse Support Group 768-6157, ext. 1600

ADHD Parent Support Group of Forsyth County 414-5932

Down Syndrome Network of Greater Greensboro

Adoption Support Group 703-3500 Aftermath For those who have lost loved ones through suicide 698-9380

Exchange/SCAN Postpartum Support Group 725-2229, ext. 116

Caregiver Support Group 768-3972

Family Support Network of Greater Forsyth County — Exceptional Families Support Group 924-5301

Cleft Lip/Palate Parent Support Group 336-945-9546

Family Services Inc., Counseling Services 722-8173

Conversations on Cancer/ Pink Broomstick

Feelings after Birth Support Group

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...that the first 2,000 days of a child’s life is when 90% of critical brain development takes place? Visit and see how the benefits of an Early Childhood Education can build a strong foundation for your child that will last a lifetime. • (336) 725-6011 Piedmont Parent great parenting source 2013-14


Kids Eat Free!

Want to know where to find the best meal deals for your family? Our Kids Eat Free directory lists Triad restaurants where the under 12 crowd eat free or at a reduced price.

To find out if your favorite restaurant participates go to > Directories & Resources > Family-Friendly Restaurants.

piedmontparent All area codes are (336) unless otherwise noted.

support groups At The Women’s Hospital of Greensboro, for women experiencing postpartum depression 832-6682, 832-6848

Heartstrings Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support 335-9931

Loss of Spouse Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Winston-Salem 768-3972

First Friday Support Group — Autism Society of Forsyth County support-groups

Infertility Support Group 832-8000

Men’s Grief 716-2255

Kids Path Children’s program of Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro 621-2500

Mended Little Hearts Support group for families and caregivers of pediatric heart patients 713-2228

Girl Talk For teenage girls ages 13-15 878-6226 Grandparents Raising Grandchildren 273-3461, ext. 109

La Leche League Support for breastfeeding mothers 877-452-5324

Greensboro Mothers of Multiples

Loss of Adult Sibling Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Winston-Salem 768-3972

Haven of Hope & Healing For parents who have lost a pregnancy 437-7014

Loss of Parent Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Winston-Salem 768-3972

Mocha Moms For mothers of color who have chosen not to work full time outside the home 274-3470 Motherhood Connection 713-9732 Mother Baby PEP Talks Support group for new moms 812-3937

One-to-One Support Short-term grief counseling through Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro 621-5565 Piedmont Down Syndrome Support Network 714-9120 Support Group for Girls Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Winston-Salem 768-3972 Support Group for Teens Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Winston-Salem 768-3972 Teen Speak Out 768-3880 Triadmommies

Our database contains information on

Child Care Centers • Family Child Care Homes Preschool Programs • After School Programs Summer Camps

Summer Camps • Drop-In Care Before & Afterschool Care Miller’s Creek Enrichment Center 336-602-2741 •

206 Miller’s Creek Dr. Suite E, Winston Salem, NC 27127

Family Services We can provide information on child care options in the following counties: Guilford • Rockingham • Randolph 800-289-5098 Ashe • Alleghany • Davidson • Davie • Forsyth Stokes • Surry • Wilkes • Yadkin 800-937-7610

www.g Program is an equal opportunit y provider.

All area codes are (336) unless otherwise noted.

• Before & Afterschool Care • Kindergarten Prep • Summer Camp • Club de Espanol • Family Coaching • Parent & Child Activities • Birthing Coaches • New Baby Care & Tips

336-722-6296 x206

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Need help locating Qualit y Chi ld Care?


important numbers

forsyth Forsyth County

Important Numbers Fire, Police, Ambulance Animal Control /Animal Shelter

911 703-2480

Fire, EMS and Sheriff (Non-Emergency) Forsyth County 703-2750 Winston-Salem 773-7900

important numbers

First Line â&#x20AC;&#x201D; (Human Services and Referral Program)


Information North Carolina One-Call Center (Call Before You Dig)

703-3000 411 811 800-632-4949

Police (Non-Emergency) Winston-Salem 773-7700 Sheriff (Non-Emergency) Forsyth County United States Postal Service

800-275-8777 748-3302

Voter Registration/Forsyth County Board of Elections



Cable: Time Warner


Electricity: Duke Energy


Natural Gas: Piedmont Natural Gas Co.


Telephone: AT&T Residences 888-757-6500 Businesses 866-620-6000 Water & Sewer: City-County Government

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Trash Collection City of Winston-Salem Garbage Collection 727-8000 Hanes Mill Road City/County Landfill 661-4900 Yard Waste Carts/Trash Carts 727-2638 Public Works, Town of Kernersville Solid Waste Division 996-6916 Rural Garbage Service 993-4307 Waste Management (Trash Collection for Bethania, Clemmons, Lewisville, Pfafftown, Rural Hall, Tobaccoville, Walkertown) 945-2015

Automobile Information

Driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s License Examining Stations 2001 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem 3637 N. Patterson Ave., Winston-Salem 810-A N. Main St., Kernersville

761-2258 761-2259 993-5651

Inspection Information 761-2286 917-7001

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Assignment Office


Recycling 723-2784 Bin Requests/Collection Schedules/Information 727-8153 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal 784-4300 996-6916 Town of Kernersville Recycling



Tags/Registration Offices 1014 Bethania Rural Hall Road, Rural Hall 1141 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem 1325 E. Highway 66 South, Kernersville

969-2814 725-2795 993-5226

Local Boards Forsyth County Commissioners Winston-Salem City Council Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education

703-2020 727-2189 727-2816

Transportation Amtrak 800-872-7245 Greyhound/Trailways 724-1429, 800-231-2222 Piedmont Triad International Airport, Greensboro 721-0088 Smith Reynolds Airport, Winston-Salem 767-6361 Winston-Salem Transit Authority 727-2000

Newspapers Que Pasa 714-7516 Winston-Salem Chronicle 722-8624 Winston-Salem Journal 727-7211

All area codes are (336) unless otherwise noted.

important numbers

Guilford County


Important Numbers Fire, Police, Ambulance

Animal Control/Animal Shelter Guilford County Animal Shelter Guilford County Animal Control High Point

911 297-5020 641-5990 883-3224

EMS 641-7565 Fire and Sheriff’s Department (Non-Emergency) Guilford County


Information Information Line (City and County Information) North Carolina One-Call Center (Call Before You Dig)

411 373-2065 811 800-632-4949

373-2344 883-3111

Recycling Bin Requests/Collection Schedules/Information Household Hazardous Waste Disposal City of High Point Customer Service Center

373-2489 855-7925 883-3111

Trash Collection City of Greensboro Garbage Collection City of High Point’s Customer Service Center

Automobile Information Driver’s License Examining Stations 2391 Coliseum Blvd., Greensboro 2527 E. Market St., Greensboro 650 Francis St., High Point

334-5438 334-5745 884-1003

Tags/Registration Offices 5551 W. Market St., Greensboro 1677 Westchester Drive, Suite 155, High Point

856-1510 889-8247

Local Boards

Guilford County Schools Assignment Office 370-8303

Guilford County Commissioners Greensboro City Council High Point City Council Guilford County Board of Education

Voter Registration/Guilford County Board of Elections 641-3836


United States Postal Service 800-275-8777


Cable: Time Warner, Greensboro/High Point


Electricity: Duke Energy


Natural Gas: Piedmont Natural Gas Co.


641-3351 373-2396 883-3289 370-8100

Amtrak 800-872-7245 Greyhound/Trailways 272-8950, 800-231-2222 Piedmont Triad International Airport, Greensboro


Greensboro Transit Authority 332-6440

Telephone: AT&T (Greensboro) Residences 888-757-6500 Businesses 866-620-6000 North State Telephone (High Point) 886-3720

All area codes are (336) unless otherwise noted.

373-2489 883-3111

HiTran (High Point Transit Authority) 889-7433

Newspapers Greensboro News & Record High Point Enterprise

274-5476 888-3500

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Fire and Police (Non-Emergency) Greensboro 373-2356 Crime Stoppers, Greensboro 373-1000 High Point 883-3358

Water & Sewer City of Greensboro Water Resources Department City of High Point Customer Service Center


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Montessori, it’s the education you’ve been looking for.


Open Enrollment

Drawing & Painting for Kids Classes for Adults Portfolio Preparation for Teenagers Homeschoolers Welcome

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Attend a prospective parent information session. See dates online.

Artist Teacher Illustrator


6050 Holder Rd, Clemmons, NC 27102 Serving children from 18 mos-6th grade

Where Past and Present Meet



Explore High Point’s history Come see Miniature Rooms, John Coltrane Piano, School Bus and Furniture Exhibit. Museum hours: Wed.-Sat. 10-4:30 Historical Park: Sat. 10-4 Free Admission 1859 E. Lexington Ave., between College and McGuinn


Bring in this ad and receive a 10% discount* in the Museum Store. (*excluding pottery)

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hands-on science After -scho club ol partie s, birthda y s, sta g e sho summ ws, e r ca works hops, mps, c o r p event s, sc orate and m outs ore!


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336-307-3852 201-321-3034


Alice’s Place Providing fun in the Triad for over 17 years

Tea Parties

for girls and ladies Dress up and Fun for everyone! 3120 Robinhood Rd., Winston-Salem


To advertise in the Business Directory, please call 336-983-4789 or email


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