Welcome to Bright Horizons on the Charles

Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Center Director

Mellissa Oppedisano

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 617-336-4494

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Our Educational Programs

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An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

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Where curious children become inspired and ready for school

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Kindergarten Prep

Preparing children for success in kindergarten and beyond

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Summer Camp

A welcoming place for age-appropriate fun, friendships, and exploration


Meet Our Teaching Team

Nicole W.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Teaching children is the one job where you get to relive your childhood, re-experience old and new activities and themes.

Teaching since: 2008

Ryan M.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see the children develop new skills to use in their every day life!

Teaching since: 2011

Dora D.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: They are happy angels preparing for the future and I am so glad to be a part of this.

Teaching since: 2011


The World at Their Fingertips

Our own World at Their Fingertips® curriculum is based on the research of the most renowned education experts. Designed by our education team, it’s created to support these important early years, to inspire children to be bold explorers today and joyful, confident learners for life.

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language works

Literacy, language, and love of books cultivated through listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Science Rocks

Spurring a sense of wonder through observations and experiments in which we ask questions and form, record, and describe conclusions.

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Art Smart

Fostering an interest and appreciation of art, music, theater and dance, while encouraging individual talents and artistic expression.

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Math Counts

Early math concepts experienced through counting, sorting, patterning, one-on-one correspondence, and problem solving.

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Well Aware

Healthy living developed through physical activity, good nutrition, and healthful habits incorporated into every day routines.

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Towards a Better World

Experiences and activities designed to help children learn to respect our world, its diverse people, and the environment we live in.

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Caring Matters

Support for important social skills including compromise, self-regulation, negotiating with peers, and forming positive relationships.

“Grace - thank you for taking such good care of Oscar! We really appreciate it.”



“Logan has only been enrolled for 6 weeks, yet he has learned SO much under your care! It is truly amazing to watch him thrive, and to know that he spends his days with people who are just as excited to watch him grow as we are. THANK YOU for all that you do in Infants 3!!”


Christy & Kevin

“Thank you Dora for being so amazing!! You give so much love to our Gretita! We are so appreciative of all your hard work. The Waldstein Family”



“Thank you Ryan for being such a fantastic teacher. Greta smiles so big when she talks about you. We appreciate all your hard work”



“Thanks so very much for the compassionate care you provide for Tucker. We are so grateful for all that you do to make his days better. His smile says it all when he sees you, and we are forever grateful! We hope you know how much we appreciate you! Thank YOU!”



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Healthy Food for Growing Children

Healthy food is part of children’s development. Our menus align with our wellness commitment to Partnership for Healthier America. By eating family-style and serving themselves, children learn about making healthy choices and the connection between food and community.

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