Support our families through Bainbridge Gives

Peacock Family Services was founded in 2009 with the belief that access to high quality childcare should not be limited to economically advantaged families. We believe that inclusiveness is essential to a diverse, engaged, and supported community of families. For this reason, the only limitation we have in serving at-risk families is the amount of support we are able to draw in from the
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Join us at the Bainbridge Bash!

“Hey, I have my Mario shirt on today too!” The two boys were drawn together on the preschool playground, first due to matching shirts, then through the joy of imaginative play zooming throughout the outdoor classroom – a new friendship began. Then came the time for the teachers to assemble their students, “OK everyone, time to head inside.” The boys found themselves in separate
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Helping All Kids Thrive During Difficult Times

Peacock Family Services’ vision is that children throughout North Kitsap County will reach their full potential, nurtured by families and caregivers who feel supported, informed, and connected. Toward that goal, Peacock has created Partners for Early Learning, an educational series for parents, educators, and service providers. This collaboration of community organizations is dedicated to the healthy social and emotional development of our children. Our
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Shop at Eagle Harbor Books and support Peacock!

Were you planning on buying that travel guide for your spring break vacation, or the memoir by Carnegie Medal winner Sherman Alexie, any time soon? Buy it at the Eagle Harbor Book Co. and support Peacock Family Services! Stop by the store in Winslow during the evening of Wednesday, Feb 21! We will have storytime, crafts, and plenty of time to shop. Eagle Harbor
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Reflections on Community Conversations

For this year’s annual Peacocktail Party on October 6th, Peacock Family Services tried a different approach. Rather than having a single speaker, we brought together a community of voices in support of early childhood development and education. That night, the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art auditorium was packed with a web of community support in the room. In attendance were parents, teachers, practitioners, service
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An Exciting Change for the Peacock Classrooms

Greetings Peacock Families, I am writing to you today to tell you all about an exciting change that we believe will improve the quality of the preschool experience at Peacock. First, the things you can count on staying the same. Throughout the Peacock classrooms, our curriculum will continue to be child-driven, meaning that the lessons and activities are planned and adjusted based on the
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Peacock voted 2016 Best of Bainbridge Island Daycare Center

We are thrilled to announce that Peacock Family Services has been voted the 2016 Best of Bainbridge Island Daycare Center. We appreciate all of the people that voted for us and are honored by the trust that our community’s families place in us.


Nature Nuts Open House

Join us to learn more about our outdoor after school program for kids in grades K-2. All ages are welcome at our open house. Meet our program manager, ask your questions, view our nature table, get creative at our nature craft station, and enjoy an afternoon playing at Hilltop Park. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Parking available at Hilltop. Mandus Olson Road
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Meet our summer camp staff!

Jenni Hensley (Program Manager) With a background in outdoor education, Nature Nuts is a natural fit with my skills and interests. While my job often has me sitting in front of a computer screen planning exciting curriculum for our summer camps and after school program, I still get to spend time in the field with kids. It’s wonderful to see them play and learn in
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Get ready for major fun in the sun!

With the start of July comes that fun time of year for kids living on, or visiting, Bainbridge Island – summer camp season! Nature Nuts is excited to offer eight weeks of adventure-packed outdoor exploration for kids ages 5-8. The goal of our camps is to help children discover their leadership capabilities and improve their self-esteem, develop an appreciation and understanding of the natural
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