Children’s Learning Center Registration
Fall 2021

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.


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


The enrollment fee is $205 for a single child after 4:00 on 8/13/21 and $260 for two or more children after 4:00 on 8/13/21. We are accepting standing reservations only with a 2.5 hour minimum. Email the center director at for your standing reservation requests.  Hours are 8:15 to 4:00 M-F.

New rates of 9/7/21:

$15 per hour 0-24 months

$12.50 per hour 2 yrs

$11.50  per hour for 3 and up

half price for 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.

Pay the enrollment fee for one child

Pay the enrollment fee for two or more children 


1. Read the Parent handbook 2021-2022

2. Download the Final 2021-2022 registration packet

3..  Please print and have doctor fill out the  DCFS child medical

4.  Please print the lead risk questionnaire and have your pediatrician sign.

5.Please print and sign the Assumption of the Risk and Waiver of Liability

Please read the DCFS Summary of Licensing Standards.


Please save a copy of our 2021-2022 Calendar as well!