Education

Strawberry Square functions as a downtown campus for these educational institutions:

Best Friends Day Care Center

Phone: 717-909-7900
Address: 303 Walnut Street, Suite 111, Harrisburg, PA 17101
bestfriendsdaycarecenters.com

Since 1983, Best Friends Day Care Centers have been providing quality child care for thousands of families throughout central Pennsylvania. We have excellent proven programs designed to help your child develop appropriate skills and a positive attitude towards an educational environment. Stop by Strawberry Square or call us today to set up your personal tour.

Capital Area School for the Arts (CASA)

Phone: 717-732-8450
Address: 150 Strawberry Square, Harrisburg, PA 17101
casa-arts.org

Every day, 200 students from 30 school districts in the central Pennsylvania area travel to Strawberry Square to pursue an extraordinary opportunity. Passionate about their artistic expression, students attending CASA are willing to step out of the mainstream to “create themselves” and produce great art. CASA continues to be the significant and innovative provider of multi-disciplinary arts and academic programs in the region. The downtown location places the school in the heart of Harrisburg’s arts district and provides students a living classroom with architectural, governmental, and urban inspiration. Now that CASA has become a Charter School, students spend the entire day taking art and academic classes in the Strawberry Square facility.

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology

Phone: 866-HBG-UNIV
Address: 326 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101
harrisburgu.edu

Established in 2001 to address Central Pennsylvania’s need for increased opportunities for study leading to careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is an innovative and ambitious private institution that produces graduates who provide increased competence and capacity in science and technology disciplines to Pennsylvania and the nation. Strawberry Square is the student center. The Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts provides auditorium space and numerous cultural events. Restaurant Row and City Island provide countless dining, shopping, sporting and socializing events. One of Pennsylvania’s most affordable private universities, Harrisburg University is known for small class sizes and a hands-on career-focused education. It offers state-of the-art academic resources throughout its $73-million 16-story Academic Center, engaging faculty, and the resources of a thriving city.

Temple University of Harrisburg

Phone: 1-866-769-1860
Address: 234 Strawberry Square, Harrisburg, PA 17101
temple.edu/harrisburg

Temple University Harrisburg offers a variety of graduate degree programs, certificate-programs, and professional development opportunities. The campus is located within the Strawberry Square complex, in the heart of downtown Harrisburg, the home of Pennsylvania’s state government and capitol, close to many state associations and businesses.