Little Scouts Preschool Program is operated in conjunction with nationally renowned Lake Forest High School. In a structured yet nurturing environment Little Scouts offers quality care and developmentally appropriate activities for children six weeks to five years old. The mission of the Little Scouts program is to serve the Lake Forest High School faculty and the surrounding community. Our goal is to provide a safe and happy environment where your child can grow and learn. We encourage creativity, good thinking skills, and cooperation to accomplish common goals. The Little Scout staff is dedicated to providing the best possible care and instruction in an environment that is stimulating to children and encourages exploration and independent thinking. The curriculum is theme based with weekly topics that encompass science, art, literacy and math concepts.
Throughout the past seventeen years Little Scouts has evolved according to the needs of the population it serves. Little Scouts offers full day and half-day programs. Currently, Little Scouts operates from 6:45a.m. to 5:15p.m. , Monday through Friday.
Tuition payments will be invoiced on the 14th of each month and due on the 24th of each month for the following month’s tuition. Payment options include monthly automatic credit card charge, check, or cash. If paying by check, make payable to: LFHS. A credit card authorization form will be kept on file and be charged the applicable monthly tuition if check or cash is not received by the 24th of each month. A $25 fee will be assessed for any returned check or declined credit card charge. Lake Forest High School and Lake Forest Elementary School employees are encouraged to pay through payroll deductions.
2013-14 Payment Schedule
Credit Card Authorization Form
Parent Portal Link
Parent Portal Access Instructions
Weekly Lesson Plan
Three's Daily Schedule
Four's Daily Schedule
Classes will be held at Lake Forest High School - West Campus
Maximun class size of approximately 16 children
Classes maintain low teacher child ratio
Hours 6:45 am - 5:15 pm
Flexible scheduling options for year-round and extended hours
Full day options available for the infant through 5 years; full and half-day options for 3-5 years
Full day program receives two healthy snacks and a hot lunch daily; half-day receives one nutritional snack daily
Little Scout Staff
Little Scout staff are all employed by Lake Forest High School
All Little Scout staff have education and experience in Early Childhood Education
All teachers are CPR and First Aid certified
All teachers participate in 15 additional hours of early education yearly