Spanaway Lutheran Church

Living as God's People - Sharing the Good News

Spanaway Lutheran Church

Call us at (253) 539- B A S E (2273)

Our Mission

Our objectives are to promote emotional growth, self-esteem, positive attitudes, and respect for one another through age appropriate activities, recreation, crafts, field trips, and chapel time.

Our Philosophy

The Spanaway Lutheran Church BASE Program was established by the congregation to reach out and serve the children and families of our community in the name of Christ.

The program provides the best care possible in a positive, safe, and Chrsitian environment.

Respecting the uniqueness of each child, the program offers enrichment for mind, body, and spirit.

The program is conducted by trained Child Care Professionals, who are loving and caring.

Our Team

Kathy Olsen
Early Childhood Educator
20+ years with the BASE Center
​WA State Certified
Jenny Laycock
Site Coordinator
Early Childhood Educator
12+ years with the BASE Center
WA State Certified
Treina Graves
Lead Teacher
15+ years with the BASE Center
WA State Certified
Accredited in Early Childhood Education
Lisa Corey
Lead Teacher
12+ years with the BASE Center
WA State Certified
Accredited in Early Childhood Education

Our School Year Activities

Homework Club
Retired educators have been assisting with homework for over 8 years in our BASE Center. Here at BASE we make homework fun and we offer wonderful incentives to aim high!

Enrichment Activities
Teacher led theme center activities, for example Valentine's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, growing our own garden...

Beading, Ornaments, Bird Feeders, Origami, Painting, Pet Rocks, Rock Garden and much more...

Learning new recipes, meal planning, shopping lists, shopping, preparing veggies and fruits from our own garden...

Age appropriate indoor and outdoor games, Four-Corner, Mission Impossible, basketball, soccer, kickball, etc...

Parents Night Out
Several times are year our BASE Center kids get to participate in a "Lock-In" from 6pm to 10pm, usually during the holidays. They will participate in many fun holiday themed activities during that time, incl. caroling for example...

Christmas Program
The children from our BASE Center will put on a Christmas Program together with the preschool kids and church kids. This definitely is an event you wouldn't want to miss!

Field Trips
Throughout the school year the children get to visit many cool places to expand their horizon, for example the zoo, movies, local parks, swimming pool, museum, library, beach, ferry boat ride, Fort Nisqually and much more...

Annual Events
Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, Spring Flower Fundraiser, Trick or Trunk, Pumpkin Patch, Christmas Program and more...

General Information

We are a State Licensed Christian Child Care Program

We provide transportation to and from surrounding Bethel Elementary Schools

Our Program is conducted by trained Child Care Professionals
Center Hours
Monday - Friday
5:30 am - 6:00 pm

K - 5th Grade

DSHS welcome!

Call us to find out about our fee schedule.

Our Location
Spanaway Lutheran Church
16001 A Street South
Spanaway, WA 98387

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 962
Spanaway, WA  98387

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