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The Early Learning Center is a mission of First United Methodist Church of Sylva.  The Early Learning Center (ELC) operates Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM with an early drop-off beginning at 7:30 AM through 8:50 AM for an additional cost. The ELC will follow the Jackson County Public Schools schedule for any holidays and closings.

Student Enrollment Announcement 

Enrollment for the ELC summer program and the 2020-21 school year is now closed.  You may go to the church website or see Ms. Carolyn for enrollment forms.  Remember you are only officially enrolled when you turn in your form with the registration fee.  The registration fee for the summer session is $25 and $50 for the 2020-21 school year.

Our summer program runs June 15- July 31. Our fall program will begin on August 17.

Important Dates

2019-20 ELC Calendar (printable)


May 29:  Pre-K Virtual Graduation at 6 pm

June 15:  Summer Session begins

July 31:  Summer Session end