The Early Learning Center uses a hands-on approach to learning. We adhere to the philosophy that children learn best by doing. Therefore, our students experience a variety of activities in which they are active participants. We believe it is important to provide an environment that will nurture the development of the whole child. Implicit in this philosophy is the awareness of a child's need to be taught of God's love, as expressed by the Christian faith.  

Our philosophy

our mission

The Early Learning Center (ELC) is a non-profit ministry of the First United Methodist Church of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  It is dedicated to providing quality care and education to young children within a Christian environment.  

Upcoming Events


4th - Barnes & Noble Book Fair

10th - Family Worship Christmas Service/Classroom Parties

23rd - 3 PM Dismissal

24th - 31st - Closed for Christmas/New Years Holiday


3rd - School reopens

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