Our Mission

To provide a stable, nurturing environment to children that encourages social, emotional, and developmental growth through building positive relationships in a preschool and child care setting.

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Our infants wear Owlet Sleep Socks to provide safety and peace of mind.

Infants & Toddlers

6 weeks through 2 years old.


3 year old preschool
4 year old pre-K
Site for the Mason City and Clear Lake School systems.

School Kids

Children 5 to 12 years old.
Before and after school care.
Summer programs

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Charlie Brown Preschool and Child Care Centers are non-profit organizations dedicated to the philosophy of providing quality child care. State licensed child care is provided year around, Monday through Friday from 5:30am to 7:00pm and Saturday from 6:30am to 6:30pm. Teachers and assistant teachers provide a stimulating program where children can develop socially, emotionally, mentally and physically.

A variety of non traditional Programs are offered to all families in North Iowa. Services include care for mildly ill children, care for special needs children, infant and toddler care, preschool classes and before and after school care.

Charlie Brown participates in the Child and Adult Care Food Program under the guidelines of the USDA. Nutritious meals, snacks, education, and activities are offered daily to all children.

Child preschooler painting in classroom. Child care.

Strong Foundation

Charlie Brown Preschool and Child Care Centers serve as the foundation for quality for children since 1968. The goal of the centers is to provide a safe, stable, and stimulating environment for children to learn and grow.

Charlie Brown is a child nurturing center that promotes physical, social, emotional and intellectual development. Programs focus on the seven domains of learning through creative curriculum.

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In The News
  • Owlet Sleep Socks

    Safety is always our top concern. We've now partnered with the Knox Blocks Foundation to provide Owlet Smart Soctks to all infants in our care.…

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  • New Location – Now Open!

    We opened our new location because the need for child care has increased drastically in our community over the last few years. We want to…

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