Come and visit the new UWEC Children's Nature Academy, formerly the Children's Center! It is accredited by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs. It provides children of students, faculty and staff with a high-quality program that is both affordable and convenient. This nature-based early childhood program promotes physical, social, emotional and intellectual development in a safe and nurturing environment. We are located just minutes from campus at 1190 Priory Road in Eau Claire.