Welcome to our Early Enrichment & School-Age Program!

Our Goal

We want to provide high quality early enrichment for children. We offer a Christian environment and program designed to foster each child’s intellectual, spiritual, emotional, and social development.

Our Mission

Bearden Early Enrichment Program (BEEP) and Bearden School-Age Program (BSAP) are part of Bearden’s Children’s Ministry. As a church ministry, we seek to provide children of diverse cultural backgrounds with a quality program through which each child and family is nurtured physically, socially, mentally, and spiritually in a Christian environment.


Bumblebees (Infants):    $265/wk

Caterpillars (Toddler 1):   $250/wk

Ladybugs (Toddler 2):     $235/wk

Dragonflies (Preschool): $225/wk

Butterflies (Pre-K):          $225/wk

School-Age School Year: $140/wk

School-Age Summer:      $225/wk or $50/day


Waitlist: $100/family

Registration (Preschool): $300/annual

Registration (School-Age): $200/annual

Registration (School-Age Summer, new): $200

Activity Fee (School-Age Summer): $250

Knoxville Moms

Knoxville Moms is a great resource to find events, activities, tips, tricks, and all other things that support motherhood!

Knox County Schools

Knox County Schools provides testing that helps parents and teachers understand their students’ progression. Visit kcs.org to learn more about connecting with your local school community.

Knox Co. Health Department

The Knox County Health Department offers Parent Resources. These include: health, development, safety, intervention, etc. You can call them at 865-215-5000.

TN Department of Health

The TN Department of Health provides Child Care Resources for Parents. This page provides resources, including choosing the right childcare center, financial assistance, tax information, safe sleep, etc.


TNStep provides extensive resources, training, and information to support parents with children with special needs.

Imagination Library

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a free resource that sends your children books each month! The service is available in a number of countries and states. The books are educational, multicultural, and developmentally appropriate!

Kid Central TN

Kid Central TN is a website that provides information and assistance regarding health, safety, development, parenting practices, adoption, crisis relief, and much more. Kid Central is a great resource for every parent.

Tennesseeans for Quality Early Education

Tennesseeans for Quality Early Education provides detailed parent resources. Here, you can read about parenting tips and tricks, gift ideas, developmental milestones, and more.

Knoxville Pediatric Associates

Knoxville Pediatric Associates offers a wide range of resources for specific family needs divorce, newborn booklets, and a doctor’s blog.

Child Care Resources & Referral

CCR&R provides parents with thorough information on health, safety, child care, wellness, and more. Their number is (866) 296-3422.