Cook's School Day Care Inc.


Help us build the best Early Years services for Northumberland kids!

Complete our survey at surveymonkey

Participate in our Online Forum

Updated Program Statement - October 2018

Cook's believes that:

  • Children are competent, capable and rich in potential and we will offer every child opportunities and encouragement to pursue, share and celebrate his or her individual passions, curiosities and abilities.
  • Every child deserves a safe, warm, caring and inclusive environment where respect, care and understanding are priorities.

Our Program Statement

Cook's School Day Care Inc's goals for the children, families and educators with the approaches we will use to achieve/monitor them are detailed in the updated pdf

Updated Winter Snack and Lunch Menu

Join Our Team

We invite students enrolled in Early Childhood Education or an equivalent field of study to apply.

Call 905-372-2143

Email: Sharon Welsh, RECE, Centre Supervisor

Email: Lynn Stubbings, RECE, AECEO.C, Executive Director

Updated Summer Snack and Lunch Menu

Download the Updated Summer Snack and Lunch Menu.

Our Fabulous Snacks and Lunches

Student Summer Job Opportunities

Staff Conflict of Interest Policy

"Learning to move is as important as reading and writing skills, and the ability to work with numbers."
- Dr. Dean Kriellaars

Register today for this FREE event for..

  • Families & Children on May 4, 7-9pm
  • Educators, coaches & the community on May 5, 9am-2:30 pm (lunch included).

Both of these FREE sessions will take place at the Cobourg Collegiate Institute, 335 King St. E.

For more information and registration:

20,000 Homes Campaign

Download the survey locations

Surveys can be completed April 16-20th at various locations throughout Northumberland County.

Surveys can also be completed by phone. Call us at 1-800-354-7050 or 905-372-6846 ext. 2353

Be Safe App


Tell Us What You See - 2018 Survey

NOTE: Although the official Survey is now closed, we accept your comments and feedback always!

Thank-you to all who took the time to complete our survey. Input is always important!

Cook's believes children are competent, capable & rich in potential. Our educators & administration need the feedback of every family to help us to support & enhance your child's enjoyment for learning.

2018 Annual Satisfaction Survey Follow-Up for Families & Educators

We are pleased to provide everyone with a summary of our recent survey.

We appreciate and welcome input and take every comment to heart! We want the opportunity to continue to learn from new information and grow.

Download the Survey Follow-up Here

Download Survey Testimonials Here

Download Children Testimonials Here

Like Many Area Daycares, Cook's Daycare in Cobourg has Benefitted from Receiving County Dollars

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Home Career Opportunity

Be a home child care provider with agency benefits and advantages

  • Home career flexibility
  • Children referred - no advertising
  • Payment guaranteed
  • Ongoing support
  • More

2017 Reader's Choice Award!!! Favourite Early Learning & Child Care Program

Safe Drinking Water in Child Care Centres and Schools

Ontario Regulation 243/07 (Schools, Private Schools and Child Care Centres)

Communications for Changes Effective July 1, 2017

Fact Sheet for Parents

Since 2007, the Ontario government has been requiring child care centres and schools to flush the plumbing in their facilities and test their drinking water for lead. New amendments to Ontario Regulation 243/07 that take effect July 1, 2017 will now require lead testing within these facilities for all fixtures used to provide drinking water and/or prepare food or drink for children under 18.

View The Fact Sheet for Parents

View Cook's School Day Care Inc Safe Drinking Water Policy

Enhanced 18-Month Well-Baby Visit

Dear Parent,

Your child's Enhanced 18-Month Well-Baby Visit to your family physician is a very important one.

To help you prepare for this visit, a quick 5-10 minute online planner is now available for parents.

The guide helps you think about things you may want to discuss with your health care provider regarding your child's development.

The topics covered are:

  • Physical Health
  • Safety
  • Parenting & Healthy Habits
  • Motor & Language Skills
  • Social & Emotional Development

To access the planner go to

For further information contact the HKPRD Health Unit at 1-866-888-4577.

Information provided by Laura Abbasi of the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit

Our Board Of Directors Welcomes New Members!


Are you a Registered Early Childhood Educator looking for a fulfilling career opportunity?

Cook's School Day Care Inc is enhancing our team!

We invite dynamic educators who wish to share our vision to provide the leading safe and nurturing early learning and child care environment to contact us today.

Call 905-372-2143

More Info Here

Thank You County of Northumberland

Many thanks to the County of Northumberland for further supporting our early learning and child care journey. Cook's and the other service providers in our County each received a set of these amazing resources to enhance our programs. We are very excited about the endless enjoyment and opportunities they will provide.

A special thanks to Christine from Five Counties for personally selecting these resources for us It is greatly appreciated. Thank you.

Download the Be Safe App

Be Safe is a mobile app that aims to help young adults make a decision about seeking help in a crisis.

  • Allows users to create a digital safety plan
  • Informs users about mental health and addiction resources in their local community
  • Directs users to the best options for their needs though a decision-making aid
  • Creates a personal 'get help script' that helps users find the words to reach out
  • Empowers the user to reach out safely

More Info Here

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