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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Join the fun at Nature Nuts!

Nature Nuts Summer Camps Now Enrolling grades K-3rd! Nature Nuts Camps offer adventurous play, free exploration, and guided field investigations to engage children in meaningful interactions with nature to support whole child development and a connection to our community. Open to kids entering K-3rd grade. Join us as we search tide-pools at the beach, romp through the forest in search of mythical creatures, or create amazing art
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Applications being accepted for Peacock’s Childcare Director position

Peacock’s Childhood Development Center, an eco-certified, unique early childhood development and family resource center located in the heart of beautiful Bainbridge Island, is looking for a Childcare Director whose dedication to early childhood development ignites the same in the staff and volunteers. We are looking for a leader for the next stage of our organizational growth, one who wants to make a difference in
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Join us for a Delightful and Insightful Evening

Peacock Family Services is excited to announce that Marilyn Price-Mitchell, PhD, developmental psychologist and author of Tomorrow’s Change Makers: Reclaiming the Power of Citizenship for a New Generation, will be the featured speaker at our upcoming Peacocktail Party, Creating Building Blocks for a New Generation. Each and every day, families, schools, and communities play important roles in raising tomorrow’s change makers—young people who will stand up for principles
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SAVE THE DATE for a Peacocktail Party

Please mark your calendar for this delightful and insightful evening in support of Peacock Family Services. Join us at the Peacocktail Party for sumptuous seasonal fare, delicious drinks, and great conversation. The evening will also include a thought-provoking presentation by Marilyn Price-Mitchell, PhD, a developmental psychologist and author of Tomorrow’s Change Makers: Reclaiming the Power of Citizenship for a New Generation. Together, we will explore
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