Welcome to CUMC PreSchool

The education and nurture of children is a Biblical command, and the ministries of CUMC honor this command with the utmost care. Our goal at Chapin UMC Preschool is to provide your child with trained, godly teachers and a Christian, nurturing environment in which to grow and discover new things. We strive to develop the whole child: physically, spiritually, socially, intellectually, and emotionally.

Chapin UMC Preschool is offering 2017 summer day camps for children age 2 years through rising Kindergarteners. The camps will run from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on the following dates: July 11-13, July 18-20, and July 25-27. Children will bring a bag lunch and enjoy a variety of theme-related activities that are meant to be enjoyable and engaging. You are able to register your child for one, two, or all three sessions. To register, please fill out the attached form and return it, along with the applicable fees, to the church office. Your child’s spot is reserved upon receipt of these items. Space is limited. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mary Catherine Horne (mary@chapinumc.com or 803-345-2801).  

Click HERE for Summer Camp registration form

Currently classes are full for 2017/18 school year, a waitlist available.  If you have a child between the ages of 6 weeks - 4 years old and are interested in joining our preschool family, we would love to give you more information on registering your child for our preschool classes. You may find a registration form below or you may stop by the children's registration desk for more information. 

If you have any questions, you may contact Mary Catherine Horne (Director) 

at mary@chapinumc.com or call 298-4260 / 345-2801

It is our policy that you enroll your child in class for the age your child will be on September 1st of the current school year. 

What we offer: 

Mother’s Morning Out: 5 days a week

2 year old Pre School: 3 or 4 day option

3 year old Pre School: 4 or 5 day option

4 year old Pre School: 4 or 5 day option

* Early Stay is offered 5 days a week

* Lunch Bunch is offered based on demand, three times weekly during the 2017 -2018 school year.


**Please note: Our Mother’s Morning Out is for children too young to attend the 2 year pre school class. MMO is a structured program that introduces developmentally appropriate activities such as music, movement, story time, art, and more. MMO children participate in generous portions of free play and enjoy snacks, as well.

In addition to normally scheduled activities such as circle time, table time, recess, snacks, music, and art, our preschoolers participate in these other activities: 

Chapel: Once weekly children age 2 – 4 gather together in our Fusion Center where they hear a brief, age-appropriate children’s message from one of our CUMC Staff members. Chapel time also includes singing and prayer. 

Library Reading Day: Once monthly, our local librarian comes to CUMC Pre School to read, sing, and move with our preschoolers.

Download the Calendar of Events HERE

Download the Newsletter HERE

Forms and registration  

2016 - 2017 Preschool Registration  HERE

2017 - 2018 Preschool Registration HERE

All forms and payments must be received to guarantee your child’s spot. 

Download a copy of the Health Certificate HERE

If you are interested in employment please download application HERE and return to Mary Catherine Horne