UPC Discovery engages children’s minds through active and investigative play, children’s hearts through faith-based activities and Godly Play, children’s curiosity through nature activities and inviting nature into the learning environment, and children’s imaginations through music, drama, and the visual arts
I’ve been involved in the Synod of Lincoln Trails (made up of the 8 presbyteries in Illinois and Indiana) since 1987. I love the mission of the Synod, which is to develop, nurture and support leaders in partnership with our...
Discovering Nature at UPC Discovery Preschool
Discovering Nature Classrooms in Early Childhood showcases the UPC Discovery Early Learning Center and the Nature Connections Committee. In this video, UPC Discovery staff and committee members share their knowledge on the benefits of nature classrooms, as well as considerations for planning and implementing a nature classroom in early childhood programs. All of the footage you see in this film feature our staff, children, parents, Nature Connections Committee members, and grounds of UPC Discovery and United Presbyterian Church. Enjoy the film!