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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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Health Essentials

All Ages

Our enhanced wellness and disinfection guidelines

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

Between ages 4 and 5, 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 health and safety

Nothing matters more than your child's health, safety and security. That's why every Kiddie Academy follows our strict health and disinfection guidelines called Health Essentials, has a restricted-entry system and a thoroughly vetted staff trained in first aid, CPR and emergency drills.

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Hear from our parents

I love everything about Kiddie Academy from the appearance of the the building structure decor, to the friendly welcome at reception. The cleanliness is important to me as well. Teachers and curriculum can't be beat anywhere.Notifications and communication is important to me as it is to most parents and your establishment does that well. I…
Rosie O., Wilmington

Staff is very friendly with children and parents. Always making my daughter feel welcomed and has helped her willingness to try new things.
Samantha F., Wilmington

Very personal. Everyone knows who I am and who my daughters are. Great daily, learning activities and I love the feedback. Very educational and interactive
Felisha W., Wilmington

My kids are happy and learn so much! I appreciate the clear and honest communication during everything with Covid as well. Keeping us informed on positives and not hiding things has been great. Thank you! To say this has been a challenging year for y’all is an understatement!
Lynn B., Wilmington

Everyone is so friendly and my child love it there so much.
Zdenka Brown P., Wilmington

Good education
Vy N., Wilmington

My daughter learns so much, having more structure than a typical daycare is great for her development. Love the themes each week.
Casie G., Wilmington

We love Mrs. Mika at the front desk, my daughter is excited to see her every morning. There are a lot of "extras" this daycare offers that we haven't seen at any other daycares.
Cassi C., Wilmington

I love Kiddie Academy! Everyone is so attentive and responsive when I have questions. The facilities are top notch and the food they provide is incredible! I couldn't be happier with the staff and curriculum. Thank you for everything!
Ellie I., Wilmington

The staff and teachers are very understanding and knowledgable. They help your kid to grow and learn in the most productive way, you will be surprise how much they learn every day. And special thanks to them for keeping the daycare safe and open during the pandemic. We are so grateful.
Ellie E., Wilmington

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