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Our Hershey Family Welcomes Your Family for Certified Preschool and Kindergarten, Full & Part-Time Child Care, Summer Camp, and More!

Since 1984, Tender Years has been offering more than just standard daycare. We’re a family-owned business that understands the challenges of being a parent in today’s hectic world, and the need for quality child care. We know, because we’re parents too. That’s why we created a learning environment that enriches your child and helps them develop critical skills – while giving you the convenience you want and the peace of mind you need.

Our Hershey Child Development Center accommodates up to 135 children between the ages of 6 weeks to 12 years of age. Each classroom in the facility is specially designed for each specific developmental group. The center also offers a large fenced playground area for gross motor skill development.

Tania Phillips, Director

Tania Phillips, Director

Our Hershey Child Development Center features. . .

  • Care for Children Ages 6 Weeks to 12 Years
  • Certified Preschool & Pre-Kindergarten
  • Certified Kindergarten
  • Afternoon Kindergarten Enrichment
  • Before & After School Program
  • Academic Curriculum Meets PA Early Learning Standards
  • Dual Licensure from DPW & PA Dept. of Education
  • Highly Qualified, Attentive Staff
  • Located On The Derry Township Bus Route
  • Large Outdoor Playground
  • Separate Toddler-Only Playground
  • Easy Access To The Owner, Directors & Staff Any Time You Need Us

Call Now to Schedule Your Tour: 717-533-1466

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Only Tender Years Offers All This. . .

Tender Years AcademyPerfect-Match PledgeACE Customized Curriculum

Schedule Your Tour Now. . .

Tender Years Hershey
50 East Chocolate Ave.
Hershey, PA 17033

Phone: (717) 533-1466

Hours: Monday – Friday, 6:30am – 6:00pm


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The Latest News from Hershey...

Ginny Davenport Retires After 22 Years at Tender Years

Friday, May 29th marks a day of both joy and sadness for us here at Tender Years in Hershey. . .  For nearly 22 years, Ginny Davenport has been an important fixture at our center. During her long tenure, she’s cared […]


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