Waterford Country School celebrates 100 years of serving children and families in 2022! We have so many special events planned to commemorate this monumental anniversary year. Check back often for updates!


Legacy Brick Campaign

We want to preserve the memory of our 100th Anniversary in 2022 with a permanent installation on our main campus. We will collect legacy brick orders for the entire year of 2022 and then invite you to view the permanent installation on our Quaker Hill campus. Order your custom engraved brick TODAY! 


100th Anniversary Special Events


WCS vs. WPD Basketball Game – March 11, 2022

A pep rally for the students and faculty of WCS. We love our interactions with local first responders! Waterford Police Department joins us for another friendly competition on the court! Contact Davonte for more information. 

Walking History Tour led by Anne Adams – May 5, 2022

Join 40 year veteran at WCS, Anne Adams for a guided tour of the WCS main campus and Cuheca Cemetary where she will share the rich history of the founding family.  Contact Anne for more information. 

Foster Family Appreciation Event – May 22, 2022

For WCS Foster Parents to be recognized for their outstanding devotion to children in foster care. Contact Sarah for more information. 

Centennial Student Fair – May 26, 2022

School students and staff will celebrate the 100th anniversary with a festival in founders park. Old fashioned booths with games, prizes, snacks and races will be enjoyed by the whole school. This event is for WCS students, staff and founding family members only. 

Centennial Celebration – June 3, 2022

We invite everyone to join us for cocktails on the farm, a gourmet dinner gala in the transformed gym and a special Centennial Celebration of 100 years of WCS. Contact Julianna for more information. 

CT Trails Day Hike – June 4, 2022

Led by Digga Schacht of Hunts Brook Farm and co-sponsored by the Waterford Land Trust. Join Digga for a walk on the trails of Waterford Country School’s 320 acres. Contact Digga for more information. 

Summer Camp Kickoff – July 5, 2022

Kicking off another great year of Summer Camp with free gifts to our campers and festivities to celebrate our roots. Contact Tina for more information. 

Foster Family BBQ – August 6, 2022

The Foster Care team invites all WCS foster families to a BBQ on the Beach. A chance to meet other foster families and enjoy a fun day together. Contact Sarah for more information. 

Basketball Tournament – August 20, 2022

Former student and current staff member Davonte Valentine invites you to the Valentine Classic Basketball Tournament where local teams face off on the courts! All the competitive spirit, all in good fun. Contact Davonte for more information.

WCS Staff Appreciation Day – TBD

Every year we recognize the hard working staff and board members for their achievements, their milestones and their incredible dedication in a very tough field. Contact Emily for more information. 

Bring Your Mojo Golf Tournament – September 15, 2022

The annual Bring Your Mojo Golf Tournament sells out every year and is the largest fundraiser for WCS! Be a part of the magic at Great Neck Country Club for our annual day of golf in memory of founding family member Gary ‘Mr. Six’ Saunders. Contact Julianna for more information. 

Alumni Reunion Luncheon with Bill Martin – October 8, 2022 12-2pm

A special lunch at Langley’s Restaurant with former Executive Director, Bill Martin. Staff and Board alums of Waterford Country School are invited to attend this celebratory and casual luncheon. Contact Bill for more information. 

Family Fun Day on the Farm – October 15, 2022, 10-3pm 

Join us for Family Fun Day on the Farm! All children and families are welcome to visit as we open up our Farm and Nature Center to the public. Hayrides, singalongs, food, crafts and lots and lots of animals to encounter. Visit the Family Fun Day page. 

Business After Hours – October 20, 2022

WCS is proud to host the Norwich Chamber of Commerce and invite them to our campus for farm tours and cocktail hour. We are proud to partner with our local chambers and civic organizations. Contact Development for more info. 


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