Philosophy and Mission Statement
The Viking Child Care Center at Hudson Valley Community College provides
safe, affordable and high-quality child care for Hudson Valley students
and the community. The Viking Child Care Center is operated by the Faculty
Student Association of Hudson Valley Community College, Inc., a not-for-profit
The center offers a cognitively-based program designed to meet each
child's need for play, companionship and individual attention. The program
is flexible, recognizes children as individuals, and provides opportunities
for children to develop at their own pace.
Our staff recognizes the importance of a positive self image for each
child, and the role it plays in fostering competence, dignity, a sense
of independence and pride in oneself.
Above all our center staff recognizes that you are entrusting to our
care your most precious gift, your child.
The mission of the Viking Child Care Center is to provide safe, affordable,
high quality child care for the students of Hudson Valley Community College
and the community. IN doing so, we support families in their efforts
to reach their goals.
The Viking child Care Center provides a cognitively based program for
children ages six weeks to five years. We provide a home like environment
where children are encouraged to develop at their own pace. The Viking
staff is committed to the families we serve, providing support and encouragement.