Church Street Child Care

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Church Street Child Care
First Congregational Church of Deep River
2 Church Street
P.O. Box 246
Deep River, CT 06417
Director: Stacy Bowe
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Day Care Office: 860-526-2176
Church Office: 860-526-5045
Fax: 860-526-9357

The philosophy of Church Street Child Care is to provide a safe and loving environment with a nursery school format for young children to explore, learn and discover and to offer a welcoming place for older elementary school-age children to play, rest and study in a before and after school structured program.

Current Openings for 2016-2017 School Year:

  • PreSchool (Full Day): Available
  • PreSchool (1/2 Day): Available
  • Before and After School: Available
  • Before School: Available
  • After School: Available

If the session you are interested in is not available, please call our center to be placed on the waiting list.


Click here for our 2016-2017 school year and summer rates




Church Street Child Care is open to children of any faith from ages 3 years (must be toilet trained) - 6th grade elementary school.

Our Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday 7:00 am until 6:00 pm. We are open all year round with the exception of: Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the day after, Friday preceding the Church Fair (1st Friday of December), the week between Christmas Eve and New Year's Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, July 4th and closed one week during July for Summer vacation.

School Vacation for Elementary Age Children:

CSCC has regular operating hours during winter and spring vacation weeks, half day conference days and teacher professional days.


Registration for the summer programs and the school-year will be held in early March. Space permitting a child may be enrolled at any time during the year. When you register your child there is a yearly non-refundable $50 registration fee per child/$80 maximum per family. We offer a 10% family discount for those families with more than one child enrolling.

Church Street Child Care has an open door policy for parent visiting and we encourage parent participation.




Sept 5th – 9th: Courteous Kiddos (Manners and Rules) Letter C

 Sept 12th – 16th: Me, Myself and I! Letter M
Sept 19th – 23rd: Family Matters. Letter F
Sept 26th – 30th: Review. Letters C,M,F





Oct 3rd – 7th: An Apple a Day… Letter A

 Oct 10th – 14th: Scarecrow Shapeup (Shapes) Letter S
Oct 17th – 21st: Vibrant Trees (Colors/Leaves/Fall) Letter V
Oct 24th – 28th: Pumpkin Galore. Letter P
Oct 31st – Nov 4th: Review. Letters A,S,V,P





Nov 7th – 11th: Taste Test (Five Senses) Letter T

 Nov 14th – 18th: If You’re Happy and You Know it! (Feelings and Emotions) Letter H
Nov 21st – Nov 25th: We are Thankful (Thanksgiving) Letter W
Nov 28th – Dec 2nd: Review. Letters T,H,W





Dec 5th – 9th: Take Cover (Hibernation) Letter K

 Dec 12th – 16th: Frosty Paws (Arctic Animals) Letter O
Dec 19th – 23rd: Holiday Joy! Letters K,O
Dec 26th – 30th: CLOSED





Jan 2nd – 6th: Galactic Universe. Letter U

 Jan 9th – 13th: Go Green! Letter G
Jan 16th – 20th: Radical Robots. Letter R
Jan 23rd – 27th: Mad Science. Letter I
Jan 30th – Feb 3rd: Review. Letters U,G,R,I





Feb 6th – 10th: Everything Seuss! Letter Y

 Feb 13th – 17th: One Fish, Two Fish. Letter N
Feb 20th – 24th: Green Eggs and Ham. Letter Q
Feb 27th – Mar 3rd: A Seuss Celebration! Letters Y,N,Q





Mar 6th – 10th: Construction Zone. Letter Z

 Mar 13th – 17th: Down at the Store. Letter D
Mar 20th – 24th: Bake, Bake Away! Letter B
Mar 27th – 31st: Review. Letters Z,D,B





Apr 3rd – 7th: Smile! (Dental Health) Letter S

Apr 10th – 14th: Post Office. Letter O
Apr 17th – 21st Vacation Week for Deep RiverElementary School
Apr 24th – 28th: Review. Letters, S,O





May 2nd – 5th: Puddle Jumpers (Weather) Letter P

 May 8th – 12th: Let’s Grow (Lifecycles/Garden) Letter L
May 15th – 19th: Frog, Flies and Mud Pies! (Pond Life) Letter E
May 22nd – 26th: Jurassic Jungle. Letter J
May 29th – Jun 2nd: X Marks the Spot! Letter X





Jun 5th – 9th: Review. All Letters

Jun 12th – 16th: Farewell Friends!
Preschool Prom and Graduation