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2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013 & 2014 Best of the Best San Francisco Preschool

as voted by the parents of Bay Area Parent Magazine

Welcome to Lakeside Children Center's website! Our neighborhood school provides Early Childhood Education, transitional kindergarten and Extended Care in the Sunset/Parkside Neighborhood where many of our families reside. Nestled behind Lakeside Presbyterian Church on 19th Avenue, we are honored to have as many as three generations of families come through our school since 1961.

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2016 Summer Camp Registration opens March 7, 2016

Registration for Lakeside's 2016 Summer Camp begins in March. See a preview of camps we have lined up below. For more detailed information, please see our brochure and fill out an enrollment form (Pre-K or Young 5's). Please note that early bird registration is from March 7-April 29, 2016; and regular registration begins May 2.

For incoming Kindergarten (young 5’s)

  • June 6-24, 2016 Animation Camp in Art Studio – 3 weeks
  • June 27-July 1 Basketball Camp with SF Tots – 1 week
  • July 11-29, 2016 Animation Camp in Art Studio – 3 weeks
  • August 1-5, 2016 Soccer Camp with SF Tots – 1 week

For incoming preschool and pre-K students (2.5-5 year olds)

  • June 6-10: SF Tots offers basketball
  • June 13-17: SF Tots offers soccer
  • June 20-24: Music Camp (with Instructors from Jamaroo)
  • June 27-July 1: Let’s Build!
  • July 11-15: Dancing with the Stars
  • July 18-28: Cooking around the World
  • July 25-29: Drama Camp (with Instructors from Young Performer Theater)
  • Aug 1-5: Clay Exploration

Admissions, Registration & Enrollment for the 2016-17 School Year

Thank you for your interest in Lakeside. Enrollment for the 2016-17 school year is now taking place. We are in contact with families who have already applied and toured. We are only taking new applicants for our young 4s/pre-k classrooms. Tours for subsequent school years are being held twice a month on Thursdays. To sign up for a tour for Fall 2017 and beyond, please use this link.



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