The following list of day-care centers was compiled by Washington Post special correspondents Anne Chase and Crispin Campbell based on information provided by the Montgomery County Health Department's Division of Licensure and Regulatory Services, 251-7272. A listing of all county day-care centers can be found in the "Blue Book on Day Care" in local public libraries.

ABC Scholar, 11624 Lockwood Dr., Silver Spring. 681-5373. Director, Elizabeth Cottrell. Profit. 36 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $52.50 a week; $5 a week extra for 2 year olds. Open all year.

Academy Child Development Center, 4910 Macon Rd., Rockville. 984-5612. Director, Ellen Goeden. Nonprofit. 65 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: age 2, $55 a week; age 3-4, $53 a week; age 5, $50 a week. Open all year.

Acorn Hill Children's Center, 9500 Brunett Ave., Silver Spring. 565-2282. Director, Ellen Taylor. Nonprofit. 80 children, ages 2 years and 9 months to 5 1/2 years. Monday-Friday. Tuition: 9 a.m.-noon, $1,175 a year; 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $2,675 a year; partial-week day care also available. Two-week morning summer camp, $95 a session from third week in June through second week in August.

All Saints All Day Child Care Center, 3901 Oliver St., Chevy Chase. 654-5339. Director, Bruce Kahan. Nonprofit. 45 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $64 a week. Open all year.

Aspen Hill Children's Center, Georgian Forest Elementary School, 3100 Regina Dr., Silver Spring. 460-7808. Director, Denise Hardy. Nonprofit. 20 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $50 a week. Open all year.

Ayrlawn After School Program, Ayrlawn Elementary School, 5650 Oakmont Ave., Bethesda. 530-5550. Director, Anne Schmitz. Nonprofit. 146 children, ages 4-12. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $60 a week.Open all year.

Clara Barton Center for Children, 7425 MacArthur Blvd., Cabin John. 320-4565. Director, Judy Nygren.Nonprofit. 45 children, ages 2 1/2-6. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $295 month. Open all year.

Bel Pre Day Care Learning Center, St. Mathew United Presbyterian Church, Bel Pre Road and Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring. 598-4640. Director, Helene Turner. Nonprofit. 35 children, ages 3-4. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $272 a month.Open all year.

Beth Tikva Creative Care for Children, 2200 Baltimore Rd., Rockville. 251-0455. Director, Lee Ettman. Nonprofit. 20 children, ages 2-4. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $222 a month. Closed in August.

Bethesda Chevy Chase YMCA Children's Center, 9401 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda. 530-3725. Director, Ilajean Jones. Nonprofit. 20 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $64 a week. Open all year.

Bethesda Community School and Extended Day, 7500 Honeywell La., Bethesda. 652-0117. Director, Jill Trainer. Nonprofit. 130 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $250 a month. Open all year.

Bethesda/Lynnbrook Day Care Center, 8001 Lynnbrook Dr., Bethesda. 986-8947. Director, Noelle Richmond. Nonprofit. 72 children, ages 3-12. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $282 a month. Open all year.

Bilingual Christian Academy, 1100 Corliss St., Silver Spring. 439-3303. Director, Benjamin Perez de-Gracia. Nonprofit. 66 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $50 a week, 10 percent discount for more than one child in a family; additional $5 a week for one-way and $10 a week for round-trip transportation. Open all year.

Boyds Learning Tree/Boyds Headstart, 19821 White Ground Rd., Boyds. 972-3203. Director, Beth Molesworth. Nonprofit. 40 children, ages 3-12. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: based on family income, $52.50 a week maximum. Open all year.

Bradley Lions Extended Lions Extended Day, Bradley Elementary School, 8701 Hartsdale Ave., Bethesda. 942-3336. Director, Penny Weinberger. Nonprofit. 43 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $65. Open all year.

Brookhaven Child Care Center, Brookhaven Elementary School, 4610 Renn St., Rockville. 460-7536. Director, Christa Mangan. Nonprofit. 60 children, 3-12. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $65 a week.

Brookmont Learning Tree, 4800 Sangamore Rd., Bethesda. 229-6687. Director, Toni Moudry. Profit. 60 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $55 a week. Open all year.

Building Blocks Day Care Center, 17261 Elgin Rd., Poolesville. 972-7129. Director, Frieda Cooney and Roseann Bellini. Nonprofit. 42 children, ages 2-10. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $215 a month. Open all year.

Busy Bees Day Care Center Inc., 2181 Baltimore Rd., Rockville. 340-1234. Directors, Mimi Butler and Kathie Blackburn. Profit. 40 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $57 a week. Open all year.

Carousel Day Care, Highland Elementary School, 3100 Medway St., Silver Spring. 942-9400. Director, Gloria Hurwitz. Nonprofit. 42 children, ages 3-7. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $60 a week. Closed last two weeks of August.

The Child Development Center, Seven Locks Elementary School, 8500 Seven Locks Rd., Bethesda.365-0240. Directors, Mary Sue Metrey and Ann Moynihan. Nonprofit. 58 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuition: $275-295 a month. Closed July and August.

The Children's Community School of Takoma Park/Silver Spring, 630 Silver Spring Ave., Silver Spring. 588-5585. Director, Lory King. Nonprofit. 30 children, ages 3-10. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $265 a month. Open all year.

Children's Educational Center, 2106 Linden La., Silver Spring. 585-7560 Director, Sherry Meshesha. Nonprofit. 30 children, 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $52.20 a week. Open all year.

The Children's Garden, 2317 Hermitage Ave., Wheaton, 942-2276. Director, Jeanne McCarthy.Profit. 36 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuition: $55 a week. Closed for the summer.

The Children's House, 13005 Twinbrook Pkwy., Rockville, 881-2353. Director, Vicki Tosques. Profit. 18 children, ages 2-4.Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $50 a week. Open all year.

The Children's Learning Center, 4511 Bestor Dr., Rockville. 871-6600. Director, Renee Popkin and Joan Gopstein. Nonprofit. 160 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $450 a month. Closed July and August.

Colesville Child Care Center, 14015 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring. 384-0575. Director, Nancy Thompson. Nonprofit.52 children, ages 2 1/2-12. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $65 a week. Open all year.

College Gardens Child Care Center, College Gardens Elementary, 1700 Yale Place, Rockville. 424-7522 and 762-7420. Director, Carma Northway. Nonprofit. 60 children, ages 3-11. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $65 a week. Open all year.

Congressional Heights Nursery School and Extended Day Program, 11845 Seven Locks Rd., Rockville. 424-0039. Director, Wilma Sauer. Nonprofit. 50 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:45 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuition: $260 a month. Open all year.

Damascus Wesleyan Children's Center, 25520 Woodfield Rd., Damascus. 253-5555. Director, Pat Schwinger. Nonprofit. 41 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $59.50 a week. Open all year.

Elementary Extended Day, formerly Kensington Elementary School, 10400 Detrick Ave., Kensington. 946-4994. Directors, Joan Snider and Tammy Marshall. Nonprofit. 26 children, ages 6-12. Monday-Friday, 7:15 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $72 a week. Open all year.

Elias Day Care Center, 506 Eisner St., Silver Spring. 593-1475. Director, Ethel V. Elias. Nonprofit. 20 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuition: $50 a week. Open all year.

Emory Grove After School, Emory Grove Community Room, 8107 Morning View Dr., Gaithersburg, 948-0067. Director, Emily Ash. Nonprofit. 20 children, ages 10-13. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuition: Based on income. Extended day care during the school year, full day care during the summer.

First Baptist Child Development Center, 8415 Fenton St., Silver Spring. 589-3943. Director, Sara Carrier. Nonprofit. 51 children, ages 3-4. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $57.50 a week. Open all year.

Flower Hill Christian Day Care Center, Flower Hill Christian Church, 7412 Muncaster Mill Rd., Gaithersburg. 977-7505. Director, Randy Holtz. Nonprofit. 20 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $50 a week. Open all year.

Gaithersburg Day Nursery, 8740 Oakmont St., Gaithersburg. 926-2506. Director, Cleta Toomey. Profit.89 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 7-6. Tuition: $235 a month.Open all year.

Garrett Park School Age Day Care, 4810 Oxford St., Kensington. 946-6192. Director, Gail Rosewater.Nonprofit. 38 children, ages 5-121. Monday-Friday, 7:15 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $264 a month. Open all year.

Georgetown Hill Child Care Center, Wayside Elementary School, 10011 Glenn Rd. Potomac. 762-1419. Director, Ellen Cromwell. Nonprofit. 125 children, ages 3-4. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $260 a month. Open all year.

Green Hill Day Nursery, 120 Geneva Ave., Silver Spring. 589-0613. Director, Rosa Thomas. Nonprofit. 46 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $55 a week. Open all year.

Georgianna Haley Child Center, 9904 Thornwood Rd., Kensington. 493-8728. Director, Georgianna Haley.Profit. 10 children, ages 2-10. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $55 a week. Open all year.

Hobby Horse Day Nursery, Villa del Sol Apartments, 13830 Castle Blvd., Apt. T-1, Silver Spring. 890-3839. Director, Virginia Van Wert. Profit. 40 children, ages 2-9. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $50 a week. Open all year.

Hobby Horse Day Nursery, Glenmont Forest Apartments, 2353 Glenmont Cir., Apt. T-3, Silver Spring. 933-6118. Director, Sylvia Nehemias. Profit. 20 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $50 a week. Open all year.

Jewish Community Center Day Care, 6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville, 881-0100. Director, Susan Lupatkin. Nonprofit. 20 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $260 a month. Open all year.

Jewish Community Center at Temple Israel, 420 University Blvd. East, Silver Spring. 439-9898. Director, Esther Bender. Nonprofit. 20 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $260 a month. Open all year.

Joytown Day Care Center, Glen Allen Elementary School, 12520 Heurich Rd., Wheaton. 946-0929. Director, Delores Varner. Nonprofit. 20 children, ages 3 1/2-10. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $45 a week. Open all year.

Kemp Mill Child Care Center, Kemp Mill Elementary School, 411 Sisson St., Silver Spring. 593-5833. Director, Kanta Bhagat. Nonprofit. 41 children, ages 5-11. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $65 a week. Open all year.

Kensington Child Day Care Center, 9805 Dameron Dr., Silver Spring. 593-9641. Director, Howard Ross. Nonprofit. 147 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: ages 3-5, $67.75a week; 2-year-olds, $72.70 a week. After-school program for ages 6-12. Open all year.

Kiddie Lane Child Development Center I, Harmony Hills Elementary, 13407 Lydia St., Silver Spring. 946-8355. Director, Marge Shostak. Nonprofit. 40 children, ages 2-9. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: 2-year-olds, $50 a week; ages 3 and over, $47.50 a week. Open all year.

Kiddie Lane Child Development Center II, Rock Creek Valley Elementary School, 5121 Russett Rd., Rockville. 871-5007. Director, Dee Leizear. Nonprofit. 40 children, ages 3-10. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $47.50 a week. Open all year.

Kozy Korner Day Nursery, Belmont Elementary School, 19528 Olney Mill Rd., Olney. 774-6460. Director, Lilliani Zemel. Nonprofit. 20 children, ages 3-11. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $60 a week. Open all year.

Loving Care, 3918 Wendy La., Silver Spring. 933-1119. Director, Madeline Frick. Profit. 14 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $45 a week. Closed in August.

Maryvale Child Care Center, Maryvale Elementary School, 1000 First St., Rockville. 762-0556. Director, Susan Foster. Nonprofit. 63 children, ages 3-12. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $65. Open all year.

McIntyre Child Care Facilities, Neelsville Presbyterian Church, 20701 Frederick Rd., Germantown.972-1100. Director, Mary Pat Hand. Nonprofit. 36 children, ages 2 1/2-5. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $60 a week. Open all year.

Middlebrook Day Care, 11207 Sibley Ter., Germantown, 972-1947. Director, Karen Edmunds. Nonprofit. 20 children, ages 3-5. Monday-Friday, 7:45 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuition: $55 a week. Open all year.

Montgomery College Child Care Germantown Campus, 20200 Observation Drive and Rte. 118, Germantown. 972-2000, extension 339. Director, Luanne Hurst. Nonprofit. 40 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tuition: $2 an hour for a minimum of two hours a day. Closed mid-May through August.

Montgomery College Child Care Rockville Campus, Campus Center, Room 205, Rockville. 279-5308. Director, Victoria Stephenson. Nonprofit. 25 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Enrollment limited to children of students and faculty. Tuition: $2 an hour. Closed mid-May through August.

Montgomery College Child Care Takoma Park Campus, 7714 Takoma Ave., Takoma Park. 587-4090. Director, Anne Goldstein. Nonprofit. 19 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuition: $2 an hour. Open all year.

Montgomery Village Day Care Center, 9845 Lost Knife Rd., Gaithersburg. 948-1040. Director, Joanna Davis. Profit. 140 children, ages 3-9.Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $58 a week. Open all year.

Montrose Christian Day Care, Montrose Baptist Church, 5100 Randolph Rd., Rockville. 770-5337. Director, Kenneth S. Coley. Nonprofit. 150 children, ages 2-4. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $55 a week. Open all year.

MDC Child Development Center, Old Takoma Park Elementary School, 201 Philadelphia Ave., Takoma Park. 588-0083. Directors, Suzanne Miller and Jeanette Morgan. Nonprofit. 20 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $220 a month. Open all year.

Morning Calm Day Care Center, First Korean Baptist Church, 13421 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. 460-7925. Director, Leila Edelstein. Nonprofit. 29 children, ages 2 1/2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $52 a week. Open all year.

Mother's Helper Child Care, Viers Mill Elementary School, 11711 Joseph Mill Rd., Silver Spring. 949-9647. Director, Deborah Hayes. Profit. 40 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $55 a week. Open all year.

Noah's Ark Day Care Center, 429 Westside Dr., Brighton Village Apartments, Gaithersburg. 963-0132. Director, Denise Lyons. Profit. 40 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $55 a week. Open all year.

Page Child Care Center, Page Elementary School, 13400 Tamarack Dr., Silver Spring. 384-0664. Director, Marjorie Younger. Nonprofit. 80 children, ages 2 1/2-12. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: Based on income, $65 a week maximum. Open all year.

Park Street Learning Center, 401 Fleet St., Rockville. 340-0115. Director, Barbara Kasten. Nonprofit. 62 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7:15 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $280-293 a month. Open all year.

Park Street School Age Program, Beall Elementary School, 451 Beall Ave., Rockville. 424-8952. Director, Nancy Sonnenfield. Nonprofit. 38 children, ages 5-11. Monday-Friday, 7:15 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $280 a month. Open all year.

Peppertree Day Nursery, 14217 Pear Tree La., Silver Spring. 460-0438. Director, Robin Grunwald. Profit. 22 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $62 a week for 2-year-olds; $55 a week for ages 3 and over.Open all year.

Potomac Nursery School and Extended Day, 850 Nelson St., Rockville. 340-8264. Director, Mary Marienthal. Profit. 75 children, ages 3-4. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuition: $240. Closed mid-June through August.

Pre-School Development Program at the National Institutes of Health, South Dr., Building 35, Room 1B05, Bethesda. 496-5144. Director, Sherrie Rudick. Nonprofit. 57 children, ages 3-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $42 to $82 a week, based on family income. Enrollment limited to children of NIH employes. Open all year.

Rainbow Day Care, 1820 Franwall Ave., Silver Spring. 649-7246. Director, Kathy Fick. Nonprofit. 27 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $60 for 2 year olds, $55 for ages 3 and over. Open all year.

River Road After School Center, Woodacres Elementary School, 5800 Cromwell Dr., Bethesda. 320-5644. Director, Isabelle Barry. Nonprofit. 26 children, ages 6-12. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $315 a month. Provides extended day care during the school year and full day care during the summer.

River Road Day Care Learning Center, River Road Unitarian Church, 6301 River Rd., Bethesda. 229-0474. Director, Elva Pepper. Nonprofit.48 children, ages 3-6. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $315 a month. Open all year.

Rosemary Hills Community Children's Center, Friendly Gardens Apts., 2401 Lyttonsville Rd., Silver Spring. 585-6681. Director, Hilty Herman. Nonprofit. 69 children, ages 3-4. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $55 a week. Open all year.

St. Luke's Lutheran Day Care, St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 17740 Muncaster Rd., Derwood. 963-0022. Director, Valerie Hobbs. Nonprofit. 40 children, ages 2-9. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $50 a week. Open all year.

Silver Spring Child Care Center, 9226 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 589-1593. Director, Toko Ackerman. Nonprofit.50 children, ages 3-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $58.50 a week. Open all year.

Silver Spring Presbyterian Church Day Care Center, 580 University Blvd. East, Silver Spring. 439-2942. Director, Lynda Pollard. Nonprofit. 60 children, ages 2-4. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $60 a week. Open all year.

Silver Spring YMCA Child Development Center, 9800 Hastings Dr., Silver Spring. 585-2120. Director, Alma Marsden, Nonprofit. 15 children, ages 3-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $55 a week. Open all year.

Small World Day Nursery, 434 N. Summit Ave., Woodwinds Apartments, Apt. 2, Gaithersburg. 926-8440. Director, Jodi Schlosser. Nonprofit. 20 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $53 a week. Open all year.

Stewartown Day Care Center, 9300 Merust La., Gaithersburg. 963-7800. Director: Margaret Blassingame. Profit. 40 children, ages 2-6. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: $50. Open all year.

Stonegate Children's Center, Stonegate Elementary, 14811 Notley Rd., Silver Spring. 384-0249. Director, Patricia Naylor. Nonprofit. 40 children, ages 2-12. Monday-Friday, 7:15 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $55 a week. Open all year.

Takoma Park Day Care Center, Takoma Park Presbyterian Church, 310 Tulip Ave., Takoma Park. 270-6824. Director, Pam Humphrey. Nonprofit. 20 children, ages 3-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $57.50 a week. Open all year.

Temple Inn, 315 University Blvd. West, Silver Spring. 593-3762. Director, Lolitia Yount. Profit. 147 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: age 2, $52.50 a week; ages 3 and over, $50 a week. Open all year.

The Tot Spot, 19825 Wheelwright Dr., Gaithersburg, 840-0974. Director, Clasudia West. Profit. 6 children, ages 2-4. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuition: $55 a week. Open all year.

Twinbrook Child Care Center, Twinbrook Elementary School, 5815 Wainwright Ave, Rockville. 770-6040. Director, Mary Hart. Nonprofit. 76 children, ages 3-12. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuition: Based on family income, $65 a week maximum. Open all year.

Viers Mill Baptist Church Child Care Center, 12221 Viers Mill Rd., Silver Spring. 942-2515. Director, Maxine Holden. Nonprofit. 60 children, ages 2-4. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: age 2, $56 a week; ages 3 and over, $50 a week. Open all year.

Washington Square After School, 8343 Fairhaven Dr., Gaithersburg. 948-4028. Director, Emily Ash. Nonprofit. 20 children, ages 5-9. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on income. Extended day care during the school year, full day care during the summer.

Weekday Early Education Center, First Baptist Church, 55 Adclare Rd., Rockville. 762-4245. Director, Josephine Hocutt. Nonprofit. 60 children, ages 2-5. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: ages 3 and 4, $60 a week; 2-year-olds and kindergarteners, $65 a week. Open all year.

Woodside Child Care Center, Woodside Methodist Church, 8900 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. 588-0411. Director, Maryellen Savarese. Nonprofit.96 children, ages 5-12. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: $55 a week. Open all year.

Westmoreland Children's Center, Westmoreland Congregational Church, 1 Westmoreland Cir., Bethesda. 320-2020. Director, Patricia Clark. Nonprofit. 40 children, ages 3-5. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuition: Based on income, $345 a month maximum. Open all year.