Welcome to Cathance Children's Center

Child Centered Learning Rooted In Best Practice

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Who We Are

Cathance Children's Center is a full-service child care center offering exceptional daily care and a developmentally rich learning environment to families in the communities of Bowdoin, Bowdoinham, and the surrounding area. We are licensed through the State of Maine and serve children ages 6 weeks to 9 years old.

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Experience first-hand how Cathance Children's Center can meet the unique needs of your child.

  • Infants
    The infant room, accepting children between six weeks and 18 months, is the perfect place for our youngest learners to begin their educational and developmental journey.
  • Toddlers
    In our toddler room, designed for children between the ages of 18 months and 3, socialization is the name of the game!
  • Preschool
    Our preschool classroom offers a play-based curriculum designed to promote cognitive development in children ages 3 through 5.
  • School Age
    Our school age room allows children in grades K-3 to balance learning and fun through a variety of experiences.
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What the parents say:

  • I have the unique experience of working on the same campus as the Children’s Center and occasionally pop in to see what kind of fun they’re having. No matter what time of day it is, I’m amazed that the teachers in the toddler room are always calm and smiling. It’s not easy teaching and nurturing that age group all day, and they do it with such happiness and grace.

    Sarah Favreau
  • I have been meaning to tell you how amazing the infant room staff is. I know you probably know that already, but I imagine you all don’t hear it enough, so I wanted to be explicit about my appreciation. They really are the dream team. Eli adores them all and so do we. Each of them, while bringing a unique touch to the relationship, maintains a consistently high quality of care and communication. Thank you for assembling such a great team!

    Danna Hayes