Pathfinder Kids Kampus Annual “KinderGarden” Up and Growing Again!

Pathfinder Kids Kampus child care center of Huntington, “A Caring Placeto Go and Grow!” broke ground in the seventh annual “KinderGarden” on Thursday, May 31st at the garden located off of Ruth Street near the child care center in Huntington. The children and teachers of Pathfinder Kids Kampus will maintain and grow various vegetables and plants at the garden within walking distance of the child care center.

Pathfinder Kids Kampus Administrator Lisa Mettler, Jim Scheiber, who donated many of the vegetables and flowers to be used in the “KinderGarden”, Pathfinder Services President John Niederman, and Jerry Harvey who donated the land for the garden were all present along with children from the child care center

“This is the seventh year for our KinderGarden which allows for the children to cultivate and grow their own crops” stated Lisa Mettler, Administrator of Pathfinder Kids Kampus. “The garden takes the classroom outside to the beautiful summer weather where children can continue to learn where food comes from – a farm to table experience.” Mettler added.

Pathfinder Kids Kampus is accepting enrollment for summer programs and will be offering the following programs this summer:

– Playgroup Summer Kamp is a program designed for children ages 18 to 36 months to have fun and educational learning all summer long on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 9:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. from May 29th through August 30th.

Preschool Summer Kamp is a program designed for children ages 3, 4, and 5 years old to continue preschool learning in the summer and prepare for fall preschool. The program will take place Monday through Friday from 8:30 until 11:30 A.M. from July 9th through August 3rd and can enroll for one, two, three, or four weeks.

– Jump Start, is a program held July 9th through August 3rd for children entering Kindergarten and First Grade in the fall. Children enrolling in this program can enroll for one, two, three, or four weeks. Jump Start will take place Monday through Friday from 12:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. beginning July 9th.

Additionally, Pathfinder Kids Kampus is now accepting fall enrollment for Premier Preschool, Playgroup and child care. Information on summer and fall programming for Pathfinder Kids Kampus can be found on the web at, or contact (260) 356-0123.

Pathfinder Kids Kampus, Huntington, offers Early Head Start programs for children ages 0 to 3, early intervention services along with child care and preschool services for children from infancy to age 12. Pathfinder Kids Kampus is a Paths to QUALITY Provider and is the only licensed child care center inHuntingtonCounty. Kids Kampus is a division of Pathfinder Services, a not-for-profit human and community development agency based inHuntingtonand servingNortheast Indiana.