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About us

El Campito was founded in 1970 to aid migrant families in coping with the struggles of starting a new life in South Bend. Ignacio and Concepcion Nino offered child care services for working families in their home, and then in the neighborhood.


El Campito Child Development Center provides high-quality early childhood education based on the HighScope philosophy for children walking ages to kindergarten entrance. Active learning based on solid development principles is implemented to foster physical, emotional, social, and intellectual capacities in all children. Nutritious meals and snacks are provided daily.

Meet our staff

Here at El Campito, our staff is comprised of high-quality Early Childhood Education professionals. Each member of our staff brings a variety of experience and education to our building. All staff receive training annually and are continuously furthering their education through programs such as T.E.A.C.H.

Contact us

Schedule a tour today!

1024 W. Thomas St.

South Bend, IN 46601


Phone: 574-232-0220 

Fax: 574-232-7662

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