Open: 7:15 a.m. – 5:45 p.m. (currently 8-5)
Programs: Full-day care for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers; morning preschool; after care for school-age children from Logan Elementary School; summer camp for school-age children.
History: Gretchen’s House-Traver opened in the Fall of 1991. It comprises three buildings: a main building which has infant & toddler classrooms; a cottage and barn, which houses a mixed age group of preschoolers. GH-Traver is situated in an established neighborhood convenient to many major Ann Arbor employers. It’s on a quiet street and is within walking distance of several city parks and Leslie Science Center. There are three separate playgrounds: one for infants and toddlers, one for preschoolers, and one for school age children.
Meet the Director: Emily Frisk graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 2009, where she earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Elementary Education with a major in Language Arts and a minor in Early Childhood Education. Since then she has been working with young children both as a teacher in infant and toddler classrooms as well as a Center Director. Emily has been working with Gretchen’s house since 2014. She previously worked at the Mt. Pleasant location as the Lead Infant Toddler Teacher and the Center Director at Mt. Vernon location. In her spare time Emily enjoys traveling, baking and spending time outdoors with her husband, three children and her Chihuahua Maggie.
We’d love to talk to you about our center!
If you have any questions regarding enrollment or would like a tour at this Center, please contact Our Administrative Offices via email or phone: 734.761.2576
(We will not share your information with anyone, ever.) We are usually able to respond to inquiries within one business day. Thanks for your interest in Gretchen’s House!