Wingate, NC

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What Makes Us Special

  • The only nationally franchised nature-based early childhood education program
  • Open year round from 6:30am-5:30pm.
  • Small student to teacher ratios
  • On 1.5 acres of woodlands
  • Conveniently located on US 74
  • Just minutes from Monroe

Meet the Owner

Maureen Ord welcomes you to A Place To Grow Three Rivers. The childcare center is located on 1.5 acres of Piedmont forest in Wingate, North Carolina. Maureen has spent the majority of her career teaching about science and nature in both formal and informal settings. She holds a BS in Environmental Science, a MS in Secondary Education Science, a STEM Teaching and Learning certificate, and just recently earned a Level III Early Childhood Administration certificate.

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