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Champions at Magnolia Center

17050 Dorset Southfield MI 48075
(248) 552-1509

Near 8 Mile and Southfield Freeway off of the Southfield service drive at the corner of Cornell Road. Program Director: Lisa West-Gorman

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Champions has a great solution for busy working families: activities that combine fun and learning, together with the safety and convenience of a high-quality program right inside your school. Champions offers a variety of group and individual activities designed to keep your child exploring and growing.

From art, dramatic play, math and science to problem-solving, language, motor skills and more, we help your child continue learning and developing essential life skills – whether school is in session or not.

For school aged children attending summer camp,  please choose site location "Southfield Schools (Summer) - Held @ Magnolia Center during enrollment.  Year-round pre-school children should be enrolled under site location "Magnolia Center".


Ages: 3 to 4 years
Dates: 2022/2023 School Year: Dates based on school district's schedule
Hours: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Self-guided exploration, structured activities and hands-on learning combine to help your child ages 3-to-4 years gain early literacy, math, science and social studies skills. Running, jumping and dancing keeps them active, too.

Please call (248) 552-1509 with questions.

2022/2023 School Year
Pre-school: Full Day
1-3 days: $151 per week
4 days: $173 per week
5 days: $201 per week

Additional Fees
Registration: $35 per child
Summer Registration: $100
Early Release: $11 per day
Drop-In Full Day: $44 per day

Multi-Child: 10%
Military: 15%
School Employee: 50%

State Child Care Assistance is accepted! Call your state worker and ask for child care assistance. Our provider ID is 0047984.

How soon can my child start Champions?

Your child can attend our program as early as 48 hours after you complete the online enrollment process.

When is tuition due?

Tuition is charged weekly on Thursday mornings for the following week, and is due by Friday. Payments can be made with a debit or credit card through your online account. We offer autopay for your convenience, so you can store your payment account and it will be charged weekly.

What if my child’s schedule changes?

Please make any schedule changes by Wednesday for the following week. Tuition is based on the schedule you have chosen in the system.

What if there are school closures or changes in scheduling?

During inclement weather conditions, it may be necessary to delay and/or close schools and childcare sites entirely. Champions will follow the delay schedule set by the school district. If school is cancelled, Champions will be cancelled. Please be sure to check with your local Champions contact to find out how scheduling is handled in the event of either an early release or late start, and always call ahead if you are unsure whether Champions will be in operation for these types of days.

When do I need to pick up my child?

Please be available to pick up your child before or as near the program end time as possible. To avoid late fees, arrive to collect your child within 15 minutes after the listed time. Fees will apply for extended tardiness as follows: $10 for the first 0-14 minutes and an additional $10 each 15 minutes following that.

Does Champions offer subsidy options?

Yes, at Champions we accept DHS and many other childcare subsidy programs. In addition, Champions offers the following discounts; school district employee, multi-child, and active military family. Please see the Pricing page and contact the site you are interested in for further information.