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Kiddie Academy of Wilmington

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We are located right off of Market Street in the Ogden/Porter's Neck area.

Every day your child's imagination grows and their curiosity gathers momentum—Kiddie Academy of Wilmington empowers and celebrates all of it.

Our Life Essentials® learning approach and curriculum encourages children to explore and progress in their own way, and at their own pace. At Kiddie Academy of Wilmington, your child will grow socially, physically, emotionally and intellectually. Our highly trained teachers are there every step of the way to guide, nurture and cultivate your child's development.

We realize the tremendous level of trust you place in a childcare provider. You want your child to thrive in an environment that's as clean, safe and nurturing as your home. Kiddie Academy is more than daycare. We set the standards for safety, education and trust. Just ask the Kiddie Academy parents of Wilmington, NC — they are our best references.

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Empowering at every age: our learning programs

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Infant Care

6 weeks to 12 months

New Beginnings

Infants have individual personalities. We help bring them to light.

Toddler Care

13 to 24 months

Discovering Me

Toddlers are extremely active. We keep them actively learning.

Early Preschool


Exploring My World

At two years old, children need to explore. We give them every opportunity.



I Can Do It

At three years old, children discover and create. We encourage them to do it all.



Ready, Set, Go

At four years old, children are preparing for school. We get them ready to go.



On My Way

At five years old, children are about to take on the world. We give them the tools to do it.

School Age

Ages 5 to 12

Creative Explorers

School-age children are curious about the world. We help them decipher it.

Summer Camp

Ages 2 to 12


All day adventures. All summer long.®

We aim to make your child's summer as educational as it is fun, through themed events, activities and trips.

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Why Wilmington families and Kiddie Academy find each other

Our approach to early education is to capture the momentum of curiosity and involve parents in every minute of it. That includes you.

Life Essentials®

Guided by our well-rounded philosophy and curriculum, our highly trained teachers help develop what's unique in every child—nurturing imagination, fostering creativity and preparing them for school and for life.

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Community-based care

We believe every Kiddie Academy should feel like an extension of family. Take a look inside our Academy to see what makes us the perfect place for your child.

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Our commitment to safety

Nothing matters more than your child's safety and security. That's why every Kiddie Academy has a restricted-entry system and a thoroughly vetted staff trained in first aid, CPR and emergency drills.

Hear from our parents

The staff and teachers awesome. Its clean and have a wonderful background. And they are inviting a soccer coach to teach the children soccer.
Zdenka Brown P., Wilmington

We love Kiddie Academy so much. Such a wonderful group of teachers. Both of my boys thrived there.
Addy P., Wilmington

Quality fun healthy childcare
Nancy Z., Wilmington

Kiddie Academy is more than just child care. They actually educate the children.
Brian M., Wilmington

The teachers are so involved and do a great job communicating what they are working on at school so I can do the same at home.
Cassi C., Wilmington

All teachers and staffs so friendly
Vy N., Wilmington

The new director, Courtney is amazing! It was awesome seeing the staff and students so eagerly celebrate her birthday! One teacher taught her class happy birthday in Spanish to sing to her. We were amazed when she cane home that night and sang to us what she learned. Teachers are always encouraging the kids and…
Jessica O., Wilmington

I love the facility itself and the friendly staff, as well as the technology behind the correspondence. I know and feel that his teachers love and care for my son which is very important to me. I also like all of the different activities that are scheduled monthly. What can I say so many things…
Rosie O., Wilmington

My son started attending Kiddie Academy when he was 6 months old and I cannot say enough good things about them! He is two years old now and he loves going to "school." The educational component of this program is exceptional. My son comes home each day and talks to me about things he has…
Sarah H., Wilmington

We have been at Kiddie Academy since its opening in January 2016 and have been very pleased. Quite honestly I am not sure what we would do for child care had this not opened when our daughter, Addison, was born. However, there have been challenges regarding staffing, teacher retention, and consistency in the classrooms. With…
Stacy A., Wilmington

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