Welcome to Kapooka Early Childhood Centre Inc. 

Accredited as EXCEEDING in all seven quality areas by ACECQA 

“Our Centre is a hidden treasure for children” 

A Community Based Preschool for Children Not-For-Profit


  • We are ideally located in the small Defence village of Kapooka, a short 8 minute drive from Central Wagga Wagga.
  • Our Centre provides a friendly and nurturing, educational, play-based learning environment.
  • Our educators are dedicated, experienced and highly trained professionals.
  • Our educator to child ratio exceeds regulatory requirements.
  • Our spacious, well shaded, natural outdoor play area is set on ½ an acre.
  • Our tranquil, rural location fosters relationships with native bird and wildlife.
  • We embrace learning through the great outdoors and incorporate an ‘Out Bush’ learning program.
  • We care for our residential pets – ‘Mr Boots and Henny Penny’, mottled Pekin chickens.
  • We nurture our children and our natural environment.
  • Family and community participation is encouraged, welcomed and valued.
  • Our Centre is open to all members of the community. (You do not have to be a Defence member to utilize our preschool)
  • We are conveniently located right next door to the Kapooka Public School and adjacent to the Kapooka Community Centre.
  • We provide low and affordable fees ranging from $10 to $38* per day.
  • CCB Registered Care Rebate is available for eligible families.
  • We offer extended hours from 8.30am to 4.00pm.
  • All money raised is re-invested into your child’s high quality education and care.
  • Feel free to visit and enjoy a play at our beautiful preschool.


 "We strive to provide early childhood education and care excellence."

*Fees may be subject to variation