Philosophy

Hickory Child Development Center (HCDC) is a Non-Profit Ministry offered by the Bel Air Church of the Nazarene.  Its purpose is to provide a loving environment where children can develop socially, emotionally and intellectually.  Our goal is also to provide your child the opportunity to reach his/her optimum growth and development and to provide a smooth transition from Preschool into the Kindergarten environment.  HCDC offers Preschool Classes for 3, 4 & 5 Year-Olds and a Daycare Program for Infants through Fifth Grade.  Hickory Child Development Center (HCDC) admits students of any Sex, Race, Color, National or Ethnic Origin or Religious Belief.

Please call 410.838.8290 and ask for the HCDC Office for specific information regarding your child
and to inquire about current openings.

LICENSING
The Hickory Child Development Center is licensed by the Maryland State Department of Education • Child Care Administration.  It is the responsibility of the School Administration to reapply for Licensing each year and to ensure the school complies with State Regulations.