We met Talley now almost 7 years ago, when our daughter was just 2 and a half months old. We sat down with her and I couldn’t stress enough that we were both raising this little girl together. For the first 5 and a half years of her life she was with Talley and then Chloe more than she was with her parents. I have the joy of saying we raised a wonderful, smart, funny, beautiful girl. I could not have made a better choice. You helped us through infant oral obsessions, allergies, picky eating (ok, yes we are still there!!) and educational challenges….we have made it through with your help and Olivia is better for it. We have been and are lucky to have our child with Oak Park Friends. We wouldn’t have it any other way!! - Beth, Alim and Olivia Ray
We are thrilled with the care, kindness and experience of the OP Friends staff. They continually help our boys learn how to be thoughtful and curious learners. We especially value the balance of instruction regarding academics and self and social-awareness. Highly recommend!! - The Panichelli Family
Years ago, we began watching a few kids after school, making sure they got homework done, and had some time to be creative and playful. That start has developed into a thriving after school program serving all of Oak Park.
For Summer Camp we go into full gear! Each week we begin with a theme that our staff has hand picked and we spend a week exploring that theme...we kind of live for summer camp! In addition to all the fun activities, we also venture to the pool, provide swim lessons at Fenwick, and are basically outside all day long!
We provide several flexible programs for families and strongly believe that a program should serve the family from the littlest ones on up. We begin that with our infant and toddler program.
The 2017 Harvest Fest was a lot of fun! Thank you to all of the families who came to celebrate with us and to those who made pies.
There's no Yellow Room on Thursday and Friday, 10/19 & 10/20. The regular After School program is canceled on Thursday and Friday too. The field trip for Thursday is full. There are still spots available for Friday.
We will be closing at 4:30 pm on Halloween to allow everyone extra time to trick-or-treat with their families.
At OPFS we provide several preschool options. From full time care, to flexible part time care, to a traditional part day preschool program. We are certain you will find an option that works for your family.