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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 opens February 3 for students currently enrolled at the ELC and FUMC members.  March 2 is the enrollment date for everyone else.  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. We follow the JCPS schedule and will notify you when the 2020-21 calendar is finalized.

Important Dates

19-20 ELC Calendar Web


February 3- 2020-21 Enrollment opens for current students and Sylva FUMC members.

February 17- No School- President's Day

March 2- 2020-21 Enrollment opens for all other perspective students.

March 9-13- Spring Break

April 8-10- No School- Easter Holiday

May 29- Last Day of School & Spring Musical and Graduation

June 15-July 31- Summer Session