Find Your Brave !

Experience Joy in Learning !

Be Inspired !

Prepare For The Future, At CT Experiential Learning Center

Welcome To CT Experiential Learning Center

CT Experiential Learning Center of Guilford (CELC – pronounced /selk/) serves kindergarten through high school-aged students, providing 1:1 and small group subject-specific academic tutoring/executive function support. In addition, we provide support services for college students.

CT Experiential Learning Center (CELC) is a true “center for (experiential) learning” – we are here to personalize educational plans, tailored to students’ needs.

With both in-person and remote learning options and a vibrant team of tutors, coaches, and teaching artists, CELC delivers transformative educational experiences that result in student development, building greater confidence and resiliency.

Experience “Learning to Learn” with CELC

CELC prides itself on utilizing a “learning to learn” methodology that promotes a love of learning and challenge students to think for themselves, while building effective leadership skills!

What Makes CELC Unique?

Executive Function & Subject-Specific Support

Multi-Disciplinary Experience-Rich Studies

Get To Know Us

Schedule Your First Session With Us

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All Aboard for Fall 2022!

CELC launches new programming – stay tuned, details coming soon!
Art, music, outdoor education, …


Parent Workshop

K-8th- Tuesday, Oct. 25th @ 7pm-8pm.
9th-12th: Tuesday, Nov. 1st @ 7pm-8pm
Fullproof Strategies to Best Support Your Child in School with CT Experiential Learning Center (CELC)


Math anxiety getting in your way?

Discover your math brave in a hands-on and accessible way with CELC’s Math Empower Program. Small groups forming now. Ages 8 – 18. Register and more information contact [email protected].

Latest News

With Heart Travel and Pickleball at CELC!

With Heart Travel and Pickleball at CELC!

For the second year in a row, CELC co-founder Melinda Alcosser curates a Carpe Dink’em Pickleball Vacation experience to the Dominican Republic, this time for about sixty pickleball players, from beginner to advanced level, in two separate weeks.

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A Trip Of A Lifetime …

A Trip Of A Lifetime …

Inspired by a grandmother’s wish to bring her granddaughter on a trip to see the world in a new way, be exposed to new cultures, have impactful, meaningful, authentic experiences to broaden her perspective and bring awareness, I was asked to organize a trip to Guatemala in the style of CELC! We...

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Experiential Learning CELC-style is happening in Guatemala for Summer 2023

Experiential Learning CELC-style is happening in Guatemala for Summer 2023

A small group of CELC families will travel together to Guatemala for 10 days this August 2023. Hosted by CELC’s co-founder Melinda Alcosser, the families will explore Antigua and Lake Atitlán regions for this incredible journey.  Service learning, cultural immersion, along with many unique activities are planned. 

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