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From Red Line-Exit Davis Square Station to Holland Street. Head west on Alewife Linear Park/Somerville Community Path towards Buena Vista Road. Continue on the Somerville Community Path until you reach Mass Ave. Take a right onto Mass Ave., and continue until you pass NTB Tire and Valvoline on your left. The center is on the left side of the road. The center is a brick building with windows along front.

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  • What Cambridge Parents are Saying

    about Bright Horizons Child Care

    "Thank you Samantha for always having that contagious smile regardless what time of the day it is. Our daughter is so lucky to have you be a part of her early child development. I hope she grows to be as happy and positive woman as you are. Thank you and we love/appreciate what you do for the center."

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  • Now Enrolling: Infants & Toddlers

    Check out our new classroom

    Quality childcare right in your neighborhood!


    We currently have enrollment spaces available in our infant care. Schedule a visit to learn more about our Great Place for Babies program which provides a warm, welcoming environment where baby can grow from a bundle of joy to a bundle of curiosity. 

    New, toddler classroom! We are happy to announce the opening of a new toddler classroom with Ms. Ally as lead teacher at our center. Our Growing World of Toddler programming uses hands-on exploration and social interaction in safe, engaging surrounding to help your one to two year old learn about his or her expanding world. 

    Meet Ms. Ally & check out the classroom environment. 

    Schedule a personal family visit by emailing us or calling: 617-349-3635.  
  • What Makes Us a Unique Place to Learn?

    We’re proud of our connections to our North Cambridge Families!

    Accessible via Route 2, or MBTA bus, Bright Horizons at Mass Ave is dedicated to your child’s success.

    Stop by our center when our Preschool and Kindergarten Prep classes are learning soccer, or when children of all ages are learning an appreciation of music. We also have an Art Studio and Movement Matters Zone, so there’s something new to learn every day! 

    Want to come see what we’re learning today?


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  • Week of the Young Child

    We love to celebrate!

    We had a blast celebrating the 2017 Week of the Young Child, sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

    Check out the photos of all the activities from that week and our Art Show!

  • About the Curriculum

    Our unique approach to education.

    Bright Horizons’ The World at Their Fingertips

    Children learn in a variety of ways and at their own pace. Our carefully planned curriculum is designed to inspire your child at every age and stage. Built around extensive research, 21st-century technology, and developmentally appropriate instruction, our curriculum introduces concepts of math, science, language, culture, environment, art and health.

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  • About our Teachers

    Helping children reach their potential

    Our Teachers

    Inspired by knowledgeable child development professionals who understand the balance between nurturing developing minds and caring for tender spirits, children grow from curious infants into explorative preschoolers. Our teachers are all experienced and highly trained, meeting rigid certification requirements. They keep up with the latest techniques in early childhood curriculum and continually develop new skills to guide children on a path to lifelong learning.

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  • Health & Safety

    Because parents need peace of mind

    Well Aware and Staying Healthy

    Our center environment offers children a healthy and safe place to develop and learn. Through our Well Aware program and our Staying Healthy procedures, we set high expectations for creating healthy environments and also foster positive attitudes within children towards healthy living, physical activity, and nutrition.

    We’re proud to provide programs parents can feel good about, and to be recognized as a model for other early education programs by the Partnership for a Healthier America and First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move campaign.

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