Argonne National Laboratory

Upcoming Events

Argonne Child Development Center Open House

The Week of the Young Child
Gayle Burgher, ACDC Director
January 18, 2016 9:00AM to January 22, 2016 4:00PM
Building Offsite

The Argonne Child Development Center (ACDC) will host a special week-long Open House Monday, January 18, through Friday, January 22, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Building 952.

Attend to discover how ACDC empowers children to become confident, successful learners and secure, caring people by experiencing our curriculum, The World at Their Fingertips, meeting our educators, and exploring our classrooms.

Stop by the ACDC to:

  • Visit the center's classrooms serving infants, toddlers, preschool and kindergarten students.
  • Learn about summer camp programs.
  • Meet the highly qualified and energetic team of teachers and administrators.
  • Observe the experiential, dynamic curriculum.
  • Receive a copy of the center's new curriculum guide for parents

Bright Horizons® provides child care and early education for employees of Argonne, the U.S. Department of Energy, University of Chicago, and their contractors.

The ACDC serves infants, toddlers, preschool, pre-kindergarten and school-age children. A developmentally appropriate educational environment is provided that empowers children to be confident, successful, lifelong learners.

The ACDC is located in the Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve east of the laboratory. Children ages 6 weeks through 6 years are cared for in a year round program. The center also has a schools out and summer camp program for children 6-12 years old.

Contact Gayle Burgher at or call (630) 252-9601 to schedule a personal visit and learn more about upcoming center events.