About Our Center


We will be opening as brand new child care center in Coquitlam, BC! At first we will be opening as a License-Not-Required (LNR) Child Care providing full-time quality care for a maximum of 2 children from the ages of 2 years to 5 years old. Over time we will be working towards becoming registered, and then expanding the center into a fully licensed child care that will be able to provide for a maximum of 8 children from 2 years to 12 years old.

Our mission is to foster independence, and awareness in young children so they can explore, and interact with their environment comfortably, safely, and responsibly. While at the same time placing emphasis on encouraging children to become compassionately aware of their environment, and the welfare of others, and encourage at an early age to develop higher order thinking skills related to cause and effect of their actions. This is known as Humane Education. It teaches children how cultural, and personal choices make us responsible for the future welfare of humanity, and our planet.

Through an even balance of teacher-direction on educational strengths, and child-directed interests we believe that the children who attend our center will become more confident in their ability to learn, to play, to make their own decisions, and to find education to be a comfortable, and fun experience. Founded by Carla Erk (VanKoughnett), a fully licensed Early Childhood Educator, and Children’s Book Author.