At Camperdown Child Care Centre, we give your child the building blocks they need to explore, create and imagine

We are a not-for-profit, community managed Long Day Care Centre, operating for over thirty years.  Located in the Inner West of Sydney, we are committed to providing high quality Early Childhood education and care.


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Our centre is centrally located on Missenden Road, Camperdown, with easy access to public transport and ample spaces for drop off/pick up by car. We are proud of our beautiful outdoor space with an abundance of trees and natural light. To apply for a place, check out our Waiting List.

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OUr philosophy

Our educational program has a strong emphasis on play-based learning and is guided by the Early Years Learning Framework for Australia.  Take a deeper look by reading Our Philosophy. 

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We believe that children’s learning is built on a solid foundation of strong relationships.  Our educators are committed to forming meaningful connections with every child and their family.

A high staff-to child ratio, reasonable fees, a vast outdoor playground, nutritious cooked meals and loving staff are just some of the benefits we can offer your child and family.


How we operate

Children are grouped according to age, needs and anticipated school entry date.

Nursery (15 children under 3 to 4 staff)

2-3 Years (15 to 3 staff)

3-5 Years (20 children to 3 staff)

We are proud of retaining long term, loyal staff and have two full time staff members who provide relief for Programming and leave to ensure continuity of care for our children. We have a full time Director and part time Office Administration/Bookkeeper.

Daily routine

Our program for each room takes into account the need and importance for indoor and outdoor play, projects of learning, group times and structured learning experiences, sleep and rest time. In the early mornings and late afternoons, the children in the two older groups play together. All rooms are together for the first and last half hour of the day for family grouping and ratio’s.



Attendance at the centre can be two, three, four or five days.

Two days must be either:
Monday/Tuesday or Thursday/Friday

Three day places must be:
Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday or Wednesday/Thursday/Friday

If four days is required, you must take: Monday/Tuesday and Thursday/Friday

Nutritious food

Children are offered delicious, nutritious meals prepared daily on the premises by our passionate cook. She has been with us for us 20+ years. Her recipes are guaranteed to appeal to even the fussiest eaters!

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How much does it Cost?

As a non-profit centre our fees are kept as low as possible. Many families are eligible for child care subsidy. You can check out the exact prices at our Fees page.

How Do i apply?

All vacancies at the Centre are filled from the waiting list. Please download one from the Waiting List page and return it to us ASAP. It’s important to advise the Centre of any changes to your waitlist application. We will contact you when a place becomes available for your child. Priority on the waiting list is based on guidelines set by the Federal Government and Department of Community Services.

Contact Us

If you have any questions at all about our childcare centre and the care that we provide, please don't hesitate to drop us a line below, or send us an email at Alternatively our phone number and other contact details are just to the right under 'OUR LOCATION'.

Please note that all applications must be submitted via our Waiting List.

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Address: 2 Missenden road, Camperdown NSW 2050

Phone: (02) 9516 1552