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Gilden Woods Okemos

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Open: M-F, 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Ages: 6 Weeks - 12 Years
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Now Enrolling for Preschool and Pre-K

The path to Kindergarten, and future success, goes through Preschool and Pre-K. The sooner your child starts their journey, the better. Let us ensure their school readiness. 

Welcome to Our School

Welcome to Gilden Woods Okemos!

We’re so glad you’re here. Our team of early education experts is eager to meet you. We’re passionate about providing a positive, nurturing, high-quality child care experience your whole family will love. Come see for yourself!

Our school proudly offers Infant, Toddler, Preschool/K-Prep, and School Age programs. Our teacher help children build a great foundation with a meaningful approach to early education. We guide preschoolers to foster kindergarten readiness skills and a lifelong love of learning. And we welcome school-age students before and after school to provide extra resources and learning support.

Our safe, secure classrooms are all designed using a child-centered approach to engage their senses and keep them interested, curious, and excited about learning. Here, children grow their independence and social-emotional maturity in a community-based environment rooted in healthy habits and practical skills.

Don’t worry, you won’t miss a thing! We also give our families access to live streaming video and real-time updates with our exclusive all-in-one app, SproutAbout.

Schedule a tour to learn more about our programs. We can't wait to meet you!

AppleTree & Gilden Woods Programs

Open a window to your child's day.

SproutAbout®, our exclusive family app, provides free live streaming video of your child’s classroom to your mobile device.

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Spend your summer with us.

Big fun, great memories!

Our full-day summer camp includes a variety of exciting themes, healthy meals, field trips, outdoor playtime, and more.

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Kali Wiseman, Director

Hello! My name is Kali Wiseman. I have been in the child care field for twelve plus years. I graduated from Fulton High School and then attended Grand Valley State University for elementary education. I currently live in Ithaca, with my son, Grant. We enjoy spending time with family, gardening, and being outside enjoying the weather. I look forward to getting to know each of the families here and providing a fun educational safe learning environment for each child.

Rosanna Vaquera, Assistant Director

Hello! My name is Rosanna and I am the assistant director at Gilden Woods in Okemos. I have worked at Gilden Woods since 2014 as an assistant and lead teacher, as well as Curriculum Coordinator, and now as an Assistant Director. I moved to Michigan from Texas in 2007 to attend Michigan State University. I received a Bachelors in English and then entered the childcare field after graduating. I look forward getting to know and gaining the trust of all of our Gilden Woods family!

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We can't wait to show you all the wonderful things happening at Apple Tree & Gilden Woods.

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Local School Phone Number: 517.574.4159517.574.4159 License #: DC330412849