Ayas Men Men Expansion

Mother Bear Child Development Program Expansion

Our Mother Bear Child Development Program will be expanding the existing hours and creating an additional 16 spaces for Head Start Preschool Programming. Start date will be October 1st, 2018. This will be for ages 3-5 year olds. The Program will run on Monday’s to Friday’s from 8AM to 5PM.

Families interested in accessing our child care spaces can submit registration forms to Renee Campbell at:

Download the registration form here: MBCDP REGISTRATION FORM

Deadline for registrations is September 7th, 2018
We will accept registrations after this date and If needed, we will manage a wait-list


Ayas Men Men will be building a NEW 2nd location on our Xwemelch’stn Reserve (Site to be determined) in order to meet the current need for childcare for Squamish Nation members and staff. Ayas Men Men is working closely with Squamish Nation Council, other Nation Departments, as well as Vancouver Coastal Health Authority for this project.
The expansion will include new licensed child care spaces for:

  • 32 – Ages 3-5 year olds
  • 12 – Ages 0 – 3 Infant/Toddlers
  • 16 – Out of School Care

Our projected date for the opening of our NEW Mother Bear Child Development Program on Xwemelch’stn is September 2019.


We are eager to invite community members, who are trained in Early Childhood Education and Infant Toddler or Specials Needs certificates and ECE assistants to join our team! Please watch for postings at www.squamish.net or contact the Squamish Nation Human Resource Department at hr@squamish.net

Chen kw’enman-túmi,
Kelley McReynolds; Yataltenat
Department Head/Executive Director
Squamish Nation Ayas Men Men Child & Family Services

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