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.

Pre-School Program

Ages served: 3 & 4 year olds
Hours: 7:30am – 5:30pm
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.

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.