Programs Offered

For information about any of our programs please contact our main office at 860-647-9659. Registration for our preschool program is done through our main office. Registration for our school – age programs is done through our parent portal and can be accessed by clicking here.

Pre-School Program

Ages served: 3 & 4 year olds
Hours: 7:00am – 6:00pm
Location: 80 Waddell Road in Manchester, CT

MELC’s preschool program utilizes The Creative Curriculum® and aligns with the State of Connecticut’s Early Learning Development Standards. Our program provides a variety of learning experiences based on our current studies. Our program also offers opportunities to explore arts & crafts, music & movement, sports and participate in community service projects. Children in our preschool program receive breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack. Tuition for our preschool program is based on household income.

Call our office at (860) 647-9659 for preschool enrollment information.

School - Age Program

Ages served: Kindergarten – 6th grade
Hours: 7:00am – Start of school day & End of school day - 6:00pm
Location: Bennet Academy, Bowers Elementary School, Buskley Elementary School, Highland Park Elementary School, Keeney Elementary School, Martin Elementary School, Odyssey Community School*, Verplanck Elementary School and Waddell Elementary School.

MELC’s school – age programs are conveniently located throughout the public school district of Manchester and Odyssey Community School. The programs offer students homework help and a variety of engaging activities that apply developmentally appropriate science, math and literacy concepts. Students in our program can also explore arts & crafts, music & movement, sports and participate in community service projects. A nutritious snack is available to all students daily. Current tuition information can be found by accessing our parent portal. In addition to our school year programming, a summer vacation program is also available for students.
*Morning care is not offered at Odyssey.