admissions & enrollment


  • two - three days per week


  • four - five days per week


(children aged fifteen months to thirty-six months)

  • caterpillar care ® provides a seasonally changing menu via whole foods lincoln park. (allergy specific, vegetarian, & vegan options are available at no additional cost).

  • client provides diapers


(children aged six weeks to fourteen months)

  • client provides milk/formula

  • client provides baby food & snacks

  • client provides diapers


our process

  1. get in touch: make an inquiry below. please allow us time to respond. we're really busy!

  2. get informed: we'll send you a personalized email containing rates, and all the additional information you'll need to know helping you make an informed decision.

  3. take a tour: we'll take you on a tour of your preferred location where you can explore the space and meet our lovely staff.

  4. apply: don't worry, we'll help you fill out your application. it's simple simply because we love trees.

  5. day one: your little caterpillar and/or butterfly joins the family : )


interested?  get in touch!

please complete the form below and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

your name *
your name
format: (xxxxxxxxxx) no dashes & no spaces, just ten digits.
number of children aged six weeks to fourteen months (at anticipated start date)
number of children aged fifteen months to thirty-six months (at anticipated start date)
program *
preferred location *
we'll do our best to honor your preferred location request, however this is subject to availability
anticipated start date *
anticipated start date
the date you expect your child/children to join us
any additional information you think we should know