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?

Oaktree Academy's…

Oaktree Academy's Grand Re-Opening Celebration as they partner with… Learn More

Troy Grand Opening Open…

Troy Grand Opening Open House Learn More

S.T.E.M. - Focused Fun For…

AppleTree & Gilden Woods' S.T.E.M. program is featured by… Learn More

7 Child Friendly tips for…

To celebrate Children's Dental Health Month here are seven child… Learn More

Kite Day

On a windy spring day, what do Bear and Mole decide to do ? Why, fly a… Learn More

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Learn about proper dental hygiene in this delightful pop-up book. … Learn More

Find a School Near You


Join us on May 9th 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 May 13, 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.