Grace's mom

"Jamie’s was our only outing and outlet for three years. It gave us connections with others we will cherish for life. Jamie's made everything that seemed so very wrong in the world at that time OK."
—Grace's mom

A safer haven for kids with fragile immune systems

Welcome to Jamie's Preschool

Jamie’s Preschool provides a rich program of play, learning and support for children facing cancer, blood disorders, organ transplants and other critical illnesses. Founded in 1986 by parents of Calgary cancer patients, Jamie’s operates as an independent, registered charity and is one of North America's only early childhood education programs that serves immune-compromised children.

Jamie's Preschool holds classes three afternoons a week at a location near the Alberta Children's Hospital, including a weekly music program, a nearby gym class, plus special outings and field trips... Contact us to learn more!

Tuesday
Sep062016

Back to school! 

We were so glad to see some of our little friends enjoying Jamie's playground through the summer, and so eager to get back into the classroom! This month we're looking forward to our first field trip to beautiful Kananaskis Country and the start of our gym program at Calgary STARS. Looking forward to another fun year at Jamie's Preschool!

Thursday
Jun302016

Thanks to our families for the new bench! 

We are so grateful to our families for their thoughtful gift of a new park bench for our outdoor play area. Thanks again to all who co-ordinated, contributed, sourced and installed this wonderful addition to our playground!

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Tuesday
May312016

Camp Quality puppets visit Jamie's 

Thank you to our friends in the Camp Quality Puppet Program, who delighted a group of Jamie's students with their life-sized puppet show that models how children can be caring and supportive to one another, especially when a child has a major illness such as cancer.

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Wednesday
Sep302015

Jamie's ♥ golfers

Many cheers for our friends among the staff at CIBC Wood Gundy Calgary, plus their colleagues and friends, who made Jamie's the beneficiary of their second annual Fore Charity golf tournament.

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Thursday
Jun252015

So many thanks to our friends in the community!

We can't say enough how much we appreciate the kindness and generosity of our community partners. In Calgary and beyond special individuals and groups make it possible for our students and their families to enjoy sheltered opportunities in the community and some good old holiday fun.

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