Why Choose AppleTree & Gilden Woods?

Safety & Environment

We are always fully dedicated to the safety and health of the children we care for. Our environments are intentionally designed to provide an optimal early childhood experience. Learn More


For the best early childhood education, our program provides learning objectives that are enhanced by our quality curriculum and assessment strategies to ensure a well-rounded learning experience. Learn More

Parent Involvement

AppleTree and Gilden Woods encourages the involvement of parents throughout the entire early childhood journey. Learn More

AppleTree & Gilden Woods Programming & Curriculum

AppleTree and Gilden Woods provides care and education for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years. For the best experience for your child, we offer developmentally-appropriate programs and curriculum.

What's New?

Fight the Bite

Summer is upon us, which means the mosquitoes and ticks are out! Here… Learn More

Troy Grand Opening Open…

Troy Grand Opening Open House Learn More

June is National Fresh…

Fruits and vegetables are critical to promoting good health and… Learn More

The Liberty Bell

Why do Americans love a bell that no longer rings? It is the Liberty… Learn More

J is for Jumpshot

J is for Jump Shot A Basketball Alphabet Learn More

Bubble Trouble

Bubbles grow and flow, fly in the sky, and pop, but dipping the stick… Learn More

Find a School Near You


Join us on June 13th from 5pm to 7pm for a Grand Opening Open House at our newest location in Troy! Come tour our new state-of-the-art school and meet our Program Director and teaching team. Enjoy family friendly vendors and giveaways as well as refreshments!

Our newest school opens July 8, 2019! Now Enrolling! Contact Christie Finch at our Corporate Office at 616-226-8716 or fill out a our Request Enrollment form to learn more.