Caring Right from the Start

We encourage the growth and development of children from infancy through grade 6.

Preparing Them With Play

Through play children develop the skills that will lead them to succeed in school and later in life.

Certified Outdoor Classroom

Certified by Nature Explore, our Magic Circle Playground is leading the way in nature-based outdoor learning.

Magic Circle Nature Playground at PIC

School Age Programs

PIC After School and Summer Camp programs enrich learning when children are out of school.

Welcome to The Parent-Infant Center

We support parenting by enabling children to grow in a safe, stimulating, loving environment. Learn more >

ArtStart 2018: PIC Fever

We are celebrating PIC's 40th Anniversary by heading back to 1978 for a throwback Thursday night out. PIC's annual fall fundraiser. will feature appetizers by STARR restaurants and dinner from West Philly's Beijing, plus a children's art exhibit and the grooviest silent auction in town!

For more information, email Development Manager Karen Stachelek at kstachelek@parentinfantcenter.org.

Learning in nature

We are excited to announce that PIC will partner with Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse to open an Urban Nature Preschool at Smith!

PIC offers high-quality care for children ages 6 weeks to 6th grade. Our early learning and school-age programs are nationally accredited and provide age-appropriate curriculems to support children during the most importanl years of their development.

Play is the work of children, and it's the most important work in the world! Learning through play sparks imaginations and helps children explore options, work through differences, and learn to cooperate.

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At PIC, we are making magic by creating the city's first certified outdoor classroom. Learn about the transformation of our main playground into a place for nature-based play and enriched learning.

Whether you are a PIC family, alumni, friend, business, or foundation, there are plenty of ways to be involved.