MISSION STATEMENT: PPCM is a community-built, hands-on educational destination in Southeast Colorado Springs, that engages ALL children and their grown-ups by sparking creativity and passion for life-long learning through purposeful play.
VISION: Our vision is to be a trusted, growing educational resource and a community collaborator that offers children opportunities to reach their unique potential.
The express objectives of PPCM are to provide:
A new local destination for residents and tourists as a dynamic hands-on, engaging and fun educational experience focused on the age group 0-10.
An educational laboratory for children to encounter boundless opportunities for discovery and imagination, sparking a passion for life-long learning. To bridge the gap between school and community and bring together districts, schools, teachers and staff in a collaborative effort to keep kids playing so they continue to love learning
A compelling environment to nurture wonder and creativity, encouraging children’s innate desire to explore the world around them by creating a space that advocates for children.
A community resource as an indispensable resource for children, families, the community at large and elementary-level educators as a mutually beneficial connecting point.