Due to COVID-19 –
- CDC: MAIN – Temporarily closed until further notice. 719-554-9572.
- CDC: PETE EAST – Open only for children of Mission Essential personnel. 719-556-7460.
The Pete East Child Development Center, Bldg 2004, offers full-day and hourly childcare for children 6 weeks through 5 years old. The center has 12 classrooms and the building capacity is 188 children.
The Pete East CDC is located near the East Gate and the Base Exchange.
Hours of Operation
6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday – Friday
The program observes all federal holidays and will be closed accordingly. Emergency closings due to base closure or inclement weather will be at the discretion of the Installation Commander. Parents may be called if an emergency arises. Please see Hours of Operation below for inclement weather opening times.
Alert Status Care
In order to meet the demands of our military families, the Child Development Program does provide extended care during alert hours, such as for exercises or recalls when notified by the Installation Commander. The extended hours of operation are 5:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Children will be permitted to stay beyond the ten-hour daily limit. However, the applicable hourly rate for childcare will apply. We request that parents give notification of intended use as soon as possible to ensure adequate staffing.
Holiday Hours & Inclement Weather Opening Time
|Inclement Weather Opening Time:||
6:30 a.m. for mission essential personnel.
8:30 a.m. for non-mission essential personnel, or as directed by the installation commander.
|Martin Luther King Jr. Day:||
Closed July 3, 4, 5.
Open July 6.
Closed Friday & Saturday, Nov.
10 & 11
Closed Nov. 27 (Thanksgiving) and Nov. 28 (Family Day).
Closed Dec. 24 & 25.
|New Year's Day:||
Consolidated care at CDC Main Dec. 31. Closed Jan. 1.
All children between the ages of 6 weeks and 5 years old whose parents or legal guardians are either active duty military, DoD civilian personnel paid with either APF or NAF, reservists on active duty or during inactive duty training, and DoD contractors are eligible to enroll in the Child Development Program.
For information on placement in the Child Development Center, call the CDC Main at 554-9577. To reach the director for the Pete East Child Development Center, call 556-7460.
Tax ID Information
The Child Development Program’s tax identification number is 84-061-7273. The address for the program is 125 E. Stewart Avenue, Peterson AFB, CO 80914. The Child Development Program will provide parents with a print out listing all child care fees paid for the year; however, parents are encouraged to maintain receipts given at the time of payment in their personal records.
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“I am so thrilled to have these wonderful people caring for my daughter. They have helped her blossom into a wonderful, smart toddler. My husband is recently deployed, and they are so accommodating and go that extra mile to help my child. I know she feels safe and comfortable with her teachers. She has some social anxiety about meeting new people but she transitioned right into their room. I absolutely love her teachers and the staff! They have gone above what is expected of them, and I hope everyone can experience the wonderful people who work there!” – May 2013