Shape NC

Contact Eunice Carrasco-Hill our Lead Technical Assistant Coordinator

Telephone: (252) 206-4235 Ext. 116

How Shape NC Works

Shape NC Healthy Starts for Youth Children. An initiative of Smart Start and BCBSNC Foundation. Funded by the Corporation for National and Community Services is a multi-year initiative created to increase the number of children starting Kindergarten at a healthy weigh and ready to learn.

Working across the Smart Start network. Shape NC helps communities and child care centers develop environments, practices and policies that encourage young children to be healthy.

Shape NC brings together three major statewide programs BAK "Be Active Kids"

Is an innovative, interactive health program for children ages birth to five that is available to adults working in child care centers, childcare homes, and schools across North Carolina.

Go Nap Sacc
(GNS)

work with child care programs to set young children on a lifelong path to healthy eating and activity. 

Natural Learning Institute
(NLI)

preventing obesity by design is an on-going comprehensive health promotion design intervention focused on the outdoor environments of child care centers.

Shape NC creates positive outcomes for young children!

Shape NC: Healthy starts for Young Children promotes healthy eating an active learning through play with children birth to five years old. The initiative integrates three programs to educate childcare staff in order to improve the long-term health of children.

Shape NC Wilson & Johnston County (2019-2020)
Cohorts Contact Information

Information

Cohort I

Cohort II

Cohort III

Site name
Address
Phone number Contact name & Title Phone number Email address

ABC Academy
112 Church St.
Black Creek, NC 27813
Lynn Medeiros – Owner
252-243-2315
Abcacademy1203@gmail.com
Enrollment (48)

Busy Bees Academy
2302 Cedar Run Place
Wilson, NC 27896
Melanie Myles – Director
252-206-1900
melaniemyles22@gmail.com
Enrollment (70)

Imagination Leaming Center
1235 Sanders Road
Benson, NC 27504
Brittany Coat – Director
919-934-1833
brae227@yahoo.com
Enrollment ()

Site name
Address
Phone number Contact name & Title Phone number Email address

Building Blocks for Tots
3960 Lake Wilson Rd.
Wilson, NC 27896
Connie Holt Owner/Director
252-206-1234 fax 252-237-2224 conniecarterholt@gmail.com
Enrollment ()

Hattie Daniels Day Care
1900 Lipscomb Road
Wilson, NC 27893
Wanda Mitchell – Director
252-291-4694
wmitchell@ncrrbiz.com
Enrollment (200)

Johnston Community College
245 College Rd.
Smith.field, NC 27577
Ashley Goss Director
919-209-2010
a_goss@johnstoncc.edu
Enrollment ()

Site name
Address
Phone number Contact name & Title Phone number Email address

Brentwood Head Start
1807 Brentwood Dr.
Wilson, NC 27894
Sheila Strickland- Director
252-234-0262
brentwoodhs@needcaa.com
Enrollment ()
Cell 252-289-3711

Kinder Kastle
909 N. Parker Street
Elm City, NC 27822
Christy Summerlin – Director Bucky Bowen Owner 252-236-3000
Bucky69@embarqmail.com
Enrollment (46)

Kids Country of Clayton
6199 Little Creek Church Rd.
Clayton, NC 27520
Nicole Laws – Director
919-553-1057
nicolelaws19@gmail.com
Enrollment ()

Site name
Address
Phone number Contact name & Title Phone number Email address

Cynthia’s Garden
1915 Stratonsburg Rd.
Wilson, NC 27893
Cynthia Rose-Morgan Owner Cynthiasgarden15@embarmail.com
Enrollment (60)
252-237-2257 cell 252-230-6253

Pine Street Head Start
207 N. Pine Street
Wilson, NC 27893
Latanya Cates – Director
252-206-1909
pinestreeths@needcaa.com
Enrollment ()

Kidstown Leaming Center
301 South Tarboro St.
Wilson, NC 27893
Jannel Bynum – Director
252-206-1777
janellbynum7560@gmail.com
Enrollment ()

Site name
Address
Phone number Contact name & Title Phone number Email address

Land ofLearning
3424 Airpon Blvd.
Wilson, NC 27896
Pam Holub – Director
252-291-1990
pam@landoflearninginc.com
Enrollment (290)

The Growing Tree
1705 S. Tarboro St.
Wilson, NC 27893
Susan Howard – Director
252-399-8438
Susan.howard@wilmed.org
Enrollment (66)

Kidsworld Leaming Center
2602 Byerly Drive N
Wilson, NC 27896
Debbie Taylor – Director
252-243-6725
debralwt@gmail.com
Enrollment ()

Rev. by Eunice Carrasco-Hill (8/23/2019)