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CHS Hershey

Hershey Location
  • Accepting applications for enrollment now
  • 50,827-square-foot Center with over 18,000 square feet of outdoor play area and staff training facility will open in fall 2023
  • Will serve 150 children from birth to age 5
  • Up to 80 employees and volunteers

CHS Harrisburg

CHS Harrisburg Location
  • Opening in 2024
  • 46,963-square-foot Center with over 17,000 square feet of outdoor play area and two on-site community plazas
  • Will serve 150 children from birth to age 5
  • Up to 80 employees and volunteers—Now hiring!

CHS Middletown

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  • Opening in 2025
  • Learn more about our third Center location
  • Will serve 150 children from birth to age 5
  • Up to 80 employees and volunteers

Expanding into Lancaster County beginning in 2026

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Our Facilities

We believe children learn from the world around them. Our Centers will stimulate and support healthy child development. Each CHS location will include:

  • State-of-the-Art Classrooms: Bright, comfortable classrooms with home-inspired touches and compassionate teachers
  • Family Success Center: Dedicated to serving enrolled families, connecting them to the tools and resources needed for success
  • Gross Motor Room: Expansive play area designed to support exploratory play outside of the classroom
  • Outdoor Play Areas: Multiple safe, age-appropriate playgrounds uniquely designed to keep children active and engaged
  • Innovation Studio: Created for hands-on learning and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) exploration
  • STEM Garden: A gardening space that invites children and adults to explore using STEM through elements of nature

For Interested Families

Want to learn about enrollment? We are here to assist qualifying families through the enrollment journey.

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For Interested Professionals

Want to know more about current opportunities at CHS? Explore our open positions.

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Have Questions?

Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for answers to commonly asked questions about CHS.

Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning are subsidiaries of Milton Hershey School and will be staffed and operated independently of the Milton Hershey School core model.

Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.