Creative Center for Young Children (CCYC)

Des Moines’ only fine arts focused preschool and child care center – located in the historic downtown First United Methodist Church.  We’ll introduce your child to artists – including visual artists, poets, musicians, and dancers – at an age appropriate level, allowing him/her to experience and experiment with a variety of art genres.

At CCYC, we don’t just want to meet state and national best practice standards, we want to exceed them – that’s why we staff an additional teacher in each classroom to maximize one-on-one interactions with your child.

Upcoming Events

February 25- March 1, 2019
Dr. Seuss Birthday Week

March 14, 2019
No School for DTS Student led conferences

March 15-26
No School for DTS or DMPS

March 30, 2019
Art Auction at Jasper Winery 6:00pm-9:00p

April 8-12, 2019
Week of the Young Child

April 19-22, 2019
No School for DTS

April 26, 2019
Celebration of the Arts Night 5:00-6:30pm