ACADEMICALLY RICH REAL-WORLD LEARNING
Imagine the middle school years as joyful, exciting, boundless…
CT Experiential Learning Center (CELC) Middle School of Branford provides an energizing, personalized, and significant middle school experience. Students come from a variety of towns throughout Connecticut, from families looking for a program that engages and deepens learning, where their children thrive during these important and impactful 5th – 8th grade years.
“Tell me and I will forget. Show me and I may remember. Involve me and I will understand.”
CELC … nothing teaches like experience!
WHAT EVERYONE IS SAYING ABOUT CELC!
“Life at CELC is unlike any other school. There is a place for any personality or learner. Through our everyday experiences we build relationships, and we become like a family. We go out into the world together. We work together and grow together. It is the best feeling to feel like you always have a place. You can just be you and find your place at CELC. It doesn’t matter what we are doing — hard and dedicated math, out in the woods, or walking the streets in Washington, D.C. – we always have a place to learn and have fun.”
Hannah, 8th-grade student at CELC
NEWS & EVENTS
by Melinda Alcosser As a recipient of a scholarship from the Friendship Fund, I was recently fortunate to travel to Guatemala with a group of educators on a Digital Storytelling program run by Peaceworks Travel. [...]
CT Experiential Learning Center (CELC) Ecology and Sustainability Exposition was a great success! Held at the Willoughgby Wallace Memorial Library in Branford, students set up elaborate interactive displays and shared with the public, family, and friends who attended the event.
A buzz of conversation and activity and the sharing of ideas when graduate students from Yale University’s School of Management (SOM) visited CELC Middle School as part of the SOM Day of Service. Middle school students [...]