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From the north, take 495 South to Exit 28 (toward Harvard) Turn left onto Rt 111 (Mass Ave) and the next left is Codman Hill Rd. We are the 1st building on the left (across from Shephard Veterinary). From the south, take 495 North to Exit 28. Merge onto Rt 111 toward Harvard. If you see a Welcome to Harvard sign, you have gone a little too far.
  • Boxborough Child Care Center Address: 20 Codman Hill Road, Boxborough, MA 01719
  • Toll-Free Phone: 877-624-4532
  • Phone: 978-263-6445
  • Hours of Operation: M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Ages Served: Infants, Toddlers, Preschool, Kindergarten Prep
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Welcome to Bright Horizons at Boxborough

A great place to learn, discover and grow!

Welcome to Bright Horizons at Boxborough! At our center we strive to provide innovative, carefully crafted programs with the goal of encouraging curious, happy, and confident children. Offering full-time, part-time and back-up scheduling options, we serve families from Boxborough, Acton, Stowe, Harvard, Littleton and surrounding communities.  

Our convenient location, just minutes off of 495 (exit 26), is complimented by 3 large outdoor learning environments, garden, enriched classrooms, inviting infant nursery rooms, a parent and children's library, and a Movement Matters Zone.  

Our experienced educators understand the balance between nurturing developing minds and caring for tender spirits. Partnering with parents is the bedrock of our center community and we encourage family participation in every facet of center life.

What Parents are Saying

Our greatest advocates are also our closest friends.

"Thank you to the toddler team for the wonderful care and education you've given our son. You not only engage him in fun learning projects but teach him important life and social skills that he'll take with him through his life. You amaze us every day. We're lucky to have you as a parenting partner."

Our Center Programs & Services

Here are a few of our best features.

Full- and part-time early education and preschool, Drop-in / emergency-care, School holiday - vacation care, Summer camp

Upcoming Events

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  • Feb 12

    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Kindergarten Prep and Preschool Showcase

    Join us for our curriculum night Showcase event! During the event, you will explore our curriculum, The World at Their Fingertips®, while engaging in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) based classroom activities with your child.

Featured Parent Webinar

Organization Tips for Busy Families

Being a working parent takes an incredible amount of organization, preparation, juggling and a little bit of daily magic. Watch our parenting video to get simple tips and tricks on getting your family organized.

Bright Horizons Parent Community

Helping dad when mom goes back to workThe Bright Horizons Parent Community is a great place for parents and educators to share ideas, get perspectives and ask questions. Looking for info on potty training your toddler or how to get your preschooler started with chores? This is the place for you.

Bright Horizons Foundation for Children Celebrates 15 Years!

Bright Horizons Foundation for ChildrenThe Bright Horizons Foundation for Children honors its 15th anniversary with Voices of Gratitude, a digital magazine celebrating the difference our programs make in people's lives. To date, thousands of partners, volunteers, and donors have shared their time, resources, and knowledge across hundreds of communities and now serve more than 100,000 children a year through Bright Spaces, volunteering, and grants.


Nutritious snacks provided daily

Get involved in our Enrichment Activities

Because knowledge is more than just the ABC's.

As natural extensions of our core daily curriculum, enrichments make use of special materials, unique spaces within the center, special times and expert staff to enhance your child's learning experiences.  Bright Horizons at Boxborough enrichment programs include:
  • Handwriting Without Tears 
  • Everyday Math 
  • WiggleWorks
  • Growing Readers Program and Children's Library
  • Outdoor Science Lab
  • GardenWorks
  • Physical fitness program and Yoga in our Movement Matters Zone and outdoor playgrounds
  • Infant and Toddler Sign Language
  • Music and Movement Program

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