FREE community events!

Join us for our Annual Kids Day Carnival and Harvest Festival at the Waterford and East Lyme Centers coming Sept and Oct. 2017!

Saturday Care!

Now offering Saturday Care in our Waterford Center! No weekly committment necessary! Call today for more information and pick your Saturdays!

PTO Fundraiser

Click here: AMAZON SMILE to help our PTO raise funds just be shopping at Amazon!

One Stop Holiday Shopping 2016


East Lyme High School
10:00am to 2:00pm

Come shop with local businesses and crafters for all your shopping needs! Holiday shopping made easy in one stop!
Lunch will be offered by the Carelot Cafe and don’t miss the amazing door prizes!

For information on how to be a vendor at this event, email for more information.

New Clubhouse program coming soon!

We would like to announce that Carelot Clubhouse will open in the Fall of 2016 at the Pomfret Community School! If you are interested in joining our Before and Afterschool program, Please contact us at or call our Killingly Center at 860-779-0611 for details.

Holiday Giving Tree!

We have adopted 13 families this year to help with Christmas. Please take a tag off one of our trees in the main hall and help a child this Christmas!

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It’s a Shoppers Delight!


Come join in the fun! Click the below for all the details.
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April Vacation Camp in Thompson, Brooklyn and Killingly Centers

Join us for a fun week!

  • Field Trips
  • Swimming day
  • Mansfield Rec Center
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Science Explorations

For more information and to sign up, please contact a center Director!

April Vacation Camp 2015- East Lyme Center

April Vacation…Keep the Kids Busy at The Clubhouse

Come join us for the week of April Vacation for fun activities and theme days!

Monday April 13, 2015 -Cooking Day- Cooking Class– Pizzas
Tuesday April 14, 2015 – Music Day -Dance Party Sing Off!
Wednesday April 15, 2015 – Pajama Day-Bwana Igwana visits @ 11:15am today!
Thursday April 16, 2015- Sports Day -Minute to Win It Game Time
Friday April 17, 2015 – Favorite Holiday-Paper Maze Collage

Open 6:30am-5:30pm
Choose 1,2 3,or 4 days!

$45 per day or $180 for all 5 days! Includes all activities/programs!

Questions? Call Heather Hunter, Director @ 860-447-4049 EXT. 7167 or email:

Closed Wednesday 1/28/2015

Dear Families,

As many of you know, Carelot does everything it can to meet your child care needs during inclement weather.   However, due to the snow accumulations, All Carelot locations will be CLOSED on Wednesday, January 28th to allow everyone to dig their way out!  Hopefully the plows will get everyone’s road cleared and we will see you all for our regular business hours on Thursday.   Thank you for your understanding while we keep our staff, families and children safe.

Carelot Closed on Tuesday due to Blizzard of 2015!

Carelot will be Closed due to the Blizzard predictions on Tuesday, January 27th.    We made this decision well in advance with the well being and safety of all of our Families, Staff and Children in mind!

Slumber Club – Saturday- Oct. 18th

The Carelot PTO proudly presents “Slumber Club”

Come join Mr. Billy, Ms. Sokie and Ms. Erin for a fun evening – pizza, games, crafts and more!   Sign up with your program director!   Only $5 per child- at the Waterford Center!

One Stop Holiday Shopping Event!

The Carelot PTO presents its 7th Annual
One Stop Holiday Shopping Event
Sunday, November 9, 2014
East Lyme High School

Start your Holiday Shopping Early!
Vendors from our area will be displaying their crafts and goodies! You will find an assortment of knit apparel, Candles and fragrances, yummy treats, homemade craft items, wood crafts, children’s gifts and books, health and beauty and so much more!!!!
• “The Carelot Café” will offer food & baked goods for purchase!
• Children’s Activities too! Face painting, tattoos and crafts!

Know someone who would like to be a vendor? Email us at for a registration packet!
Hope to see you all there!
Basket Bonanza to benefit The Ronald Vlaun Scholarship Fund!

Download a vendor registration here: One stop shopping 2014 -Vendor Registration

Back to School Night

Back to School Night!    Save the Date

An evening of fun, information and learning for Families and their children!

Chaplin & Brooklyn: Tuesday, October 14, 2014   6-7pm 

Killingly & Thompson:  Wednesday, October 15, 2014  6:30-7:30pm

Waterford: Wednesday, October 15, 2014  6:30-7:30pm

East Lyme: Thursday, October 16, 2014  6:30-7:30pm

Join us as we show you what a typical day in your child’s classroom like when your child is at school.

Our teachers are excited to share their schedules, philosophy and curriculum with you!

Carelot Children’s Center is committed to “Building Strong Foundations for a Lifetime of Learning”

by connecting School and Families Together! 7.A.09 & 7.A.12




Carelot PTO Fall Fundraiser!

Carelot Children’s Center PTO


The catalog is full of unique, eco-friendly products there’s something for everyone!

**  reusable bags    lunch bags    travel sets    cool storage    TOTES & MORE!

Questions? Contact:

You can also view the products online at – friends & family can shop online and give us credit for their online order! Make sure they add our ID#  63513  at checkout!

All orders and payments can be dropped off at the Waterford or East Lyme Centers!

You can download our flyer here:  mixed bags cover letter

Grandfriend’s Celebration – Friday, September 5, 2014

Come to our Grandfriend’s Celebration in honor of Grandparent’s Day!

Friday, September 5, 2014
In your child’s classroom

Killingly, Brooklyn, Thompson, Chaplin, Waterford, East Lyme: 3:30pm

New London, Griswold, WAS, TFS: 4:00pm

RSVP by September 3rd to your child’s teacher!

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