So Much More Than Childcare

Infant Program | Toddler Program | Preschool Progam | School-Age Program

Creative Kids Academy provides a nurturing environment with creativity and academics in mind.

Caring, Certified Staff

Who your child spends the day with matters. All of our staff members are not only trained and certified to provide a warm and educational environment, they love kids. For them, this is more than just a job.

Imagine the Possibilities

Enrolling Infants – Age 12

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We Have a Passion for Kids

Creative Kids Academy is dedicated to ensuring the best educational and child care practices. Each of our centers is committed to the social, physical, intellectual, creative, and emotional development of your child in a safe, clean, and welcoming space.  READ MORE


Check Out Our School-Age Summer Program

Looking for a fun and educational summer experience for your school-age kids? Our school-age summer program offers outdoor adventures, arts & crafts, science experiments, music & movement, and so much more. Learn more on our Curriculum page under Summer...

It’s Not Too Soon to Think Summer

That's right. Summer is just around the corner. Our school-age summer program offers outdoor adventures, arts & crafts, science experiments, music & movement, and so much more.  Learn more on our Curriculum page under Summer Program.

naeyc accredited

Certified by:

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We use:

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We accept Childcare Assistance
and Early Learning Scholarships.

Notes from Parents:

Amanda S:

I just wanted to send a message before i forget or get to tell you guys in person! I can’t thank you enough for being so great to Addison! Chris and I were talking this weekend and can’t believe all the things she has learned in her short time with you guys! You all...

Robert D:

CKA provides a nurturing and safe environment for infants, making it an excellent choice for parents seeking quality childcare. The staff members are attentive and caring, ensuring each child receives individualized attention and affection throughout the day. Parents...

Tess A:

Creative Kids Academy has been our home away from home for 4+ years! The teachers and staff have laid a solid foundation for my daughter that I am forever grateful for - whether it be social, emotional, or educational - they have been an integral part of shaping who...

Mr. Hudson:

“We couldn't be happier. The staff and teachers are AMAZING. The facility is fun, engaging and well kept. Corporate has been good too. They have an absolutely insane amount of resources for the children. To name a few our son has participated in Karate, Yoga, Music...

Maggie S:

“Both our kids go to CKA Orono, one in Toddlers and one about to start Pre-K. They’ve been there since they were each about 4 months old, and we are so happy to have found a place we can trust with the care of our children. Parent Aware ratings and NAEYC accreditation...

Zachary K:

“Our daughter started at CKA Orono as a 4 month old (now 10 mo.) - and as a first time parent, we've been nothing but impressed with the experience so far. Everything from the COVID policies, sanitizing - to the genuine interest the staff shows in our daughter's...

Jessica R:

“We are newer to CKA and could not recommend them enough. Our daughter is currently enrolled in their infant program at their Orono location. All of the teachers and staff are amazing! The center itself is very warm and inviting. It gives me such peace of mind knowing...

The Griffin Family:

“It takes a special kind of person with a very big heart to work in early education. Very few of us could do what you do so well. And we were so lucky to have these awesome people leading the way at CKA Orono! It's never easy, but these last few years especially have...

Ariel O:

“They have created a great experience for parents. I always feel informed, appreciate all the work that goes into finding a great staff, the summer events are so exciting and add such a special touch to childhood in the summer. Not to mention the ever changing world...

Danielle L:

“Friendly staff. My child has been going here for over a year and she loves it. She adores her teachers and all the fun things they do inside of the classroom as well as in the community with special events. She can write her first and last name and I have loved...