Register for Gorton Children’s Learning Center
2023 Spring Semester

Welcome to the Gorton Children’s Learning Center. The Children’s Learning Center serves children 6 weeks through 5 years. We are licensed by the State of Illinois and meet or exceed their standards in addition to providing a warm, caring and educational atmosphere for your children.

Our 2023 Spring Semester Registration is now open for 2’s and young 3’s and PreK classrooms
Enrollment Fee:
$115.00 – 1 child
$140.00 – 2 or more children

Pay the enrollment fee for ONE child
Pay the enrollment fee for TWO or MORE children


Gorton Center
400 E. Illinois Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045

$15 per hour 0-24 months
$12.50 per hour 2 yrs
$11.50  per hour for 3 and up
half-price for an older sibling when attending simultaneously

All CLC registration forms, medical forms including lead questionnaire, and birth certificate copy must be turned in before your child’s first reservation.  Please contact JoAnn at if you have questions regarding enrollment.

1. Parent Handbook
2. 2022-2023 Registration Packet
3. Please print and have your pediatrician fill out the Certificate of Child Health
4. Please print the Lead Risk Questionnaire and have your pediatrician sign

Please read the DCFS Summary of Licensing Standards.

Please save a copy of our 2022-2023 CLC Calendar as well!