Kids Community Learning Center (KCLC)

  • Kids Community Learning CenterThe mission of Kids Community is to provide a nurturing environment in which kids grow together outside of school time through creative exploration, meaningful relationships, and fun.

    Kids Community Learning Center has been providing quality child care in NW Portland for over 25 years. Our program is dedicated to providing an inclusive, safe and enriching environment.



    Kids Community school year programs begin on the first day of school and end on the last day of school. Our school year programs are intended to offer an affordable, high quality and safe childcare option for families while providing educational and enrichment opportunities for children. Contact us for more information regarding program fees and current tuition rates.


    Before School Program

    Our Before School program opens at 7:00 each morning and children are dismissed to their classrooms at bell time. This program provides a safe place for kids to enjoy low energy activities before school begins.


    After School Program

    Kids Community’s After School program is open every day after school until 6:00pm. This after school enrichment program offers a variety of activities for children to choose from including art, science, drama, music, group games and more.



    During the school year, Kids Community offers a wide variety of after school classes which include music, theater, art, craft, science, martial arts, circus arts, sports and much more.  Check out our Clubs page for more information.


    Closure Days, Winter Break, Spring Break

    Kids Community is open from 7:00am until 6:00pm on all PPS In-Service days, Teacher Planning days, Winter and Spring Break. We offer a variety of activities throughout the day including craft projects, cooking, science, group games, field trips, special guests and more.



    During summer break, Kids Community offers a 10-week summer camp that begins in mid-June and ends in mid-August. We are known to be one of the funnest and most affordable Summer Camps in Portland, OR.

    Daily activities include Art Projects, Science Exploration, Music, Theater, Group Games, Enrichment Clubs, Swimming, Field Trips, and Free Choice Play.


    Online registration and more information can be found on our website:

    Phone:  503.839.1216