Frequently Asked Questions

What is MOPS?
MOPS stands for Mothers of Preschoolers and is an international organization that exists to encourage, equip, and help women become the best moms that they can be! Women who are pregnant or have young children (newborn through Kindergarten) are all invited to join MOPS!

What happens at MOPS?
At our MOPS group, you will the chance to enjoy breakfast and socialize with other moms, hear from some great speakers, discuss important topics in mothering, participate in creative activities...and even enjoy a cup of coffee while it’s still hot!

When and where does MOPS meet?
MOPS meets twice a month on Thursdays mornings from 9:30am-11:45am. Our Fall Session runs from September until December, and our Spring Session runs from January until May. We meet at Santa Ynez Valley Presbyterian Church, which is located at 1825 Alamo Pintado in Solvang. The church phone number is (805) 688-6323.

Is childcare provided at MOPS?
We have a wonderful program for children called MOPPETS! For detailed information about our childcare, please click here.

How do I sign up for MOPS?
To sign-up for MOPS, complete a registration form which you can download here. Fall registration begins in May, and Spring registration begins in December.There is a $50 registration fee for each semester. Checks should be made payable to MOPS and must accompany your registration form in order to hold your place. Scholarships may be available. They are awarded by a separate application. Click here to download a scholarship application. Please contact the MOPS coordinator for additional information about scholarships. All scholarship application information will remain confidential.

Mail or deliver your completed registration form and payment to:
SYV Presbyterian Church
Attn: MOPS
1825 Alamo Pintado Road
Solvang, CA 93463

If you have further questions about Registration, please contact Maureen Widroe (805) 680-2985.