Quality child care in Camberwell helping your child reach their full potential

Join the papilio family
Baby Nursery (0-12 Months)
Baby Nursery (0-12 Months)
Kindergarten (3-5 Years)
Kindergarten (3-5 Years)
Toddler Child Care (1-3 Years)
Toddler Child Care (1-3 Years)

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We understand every child is unique
We understand every child is unique

When choosing a child care centre, take the time to meet the people who can give your child the best possible start in life. Our educators work hard to inspire and nurture individuality, one connection at a time.

Come and Meet Us
Why should you meet us?
  • We are passionate early childhood educators with many years experience
  • We are a Lifelong Learning Child Care Centre
  • Our centre is government accredited and ACECQA rated
  • We inspire and nurture individuality in every child
Our unique research-based approach to early years education is designed to grow a love of lifelong learning in every child, from birth to school age and beyond.
Lifelong Learning Centre
What our families say about us ...
  • "I have been using A Step Ahead Camberwell for over three years. The facilities and location are great. The Educators are very caring and attentive and both my kids love all the many activities that are regularly scheduled. I highly recommend!"
    - Kim Jones, July 2019 (Google Review)
  • "We’ve attended for 3 years now and the centre keeps getting better and better. My son loves the regular incursions (especially sports and yoga) and the special events, but more importantly has developed amazing relationships with his educators. Everyone, not only his educators knows us (including my little bub not yet attending) and it’s a lovely, welcoming vibe :)"
    - Hayley Pearce, July 2019 (Google Review)
  • "Papilio Camberwell is is wonderful place that my kids love going to. The educators are so caring and happy all the time, it’s a real pleasure to see them every day."
    - Elizabeth de La Mette, September 2019 (Facebook 2019)
  • "Fantastic centre with wonderful, caring educators who formed meaningful relationships with my son from the time we first visited for a tour."
    - Meagan McGrath, September 2019 (Facebook Review)