Our goal is to provide a safe, nurturing, reliable, affordable, and educational childcare option for our community. We want to promote a fun and exciting learning environment for children. At Caring Kids Preschool, we support families and encourage children by providing the tools for each child to grow and develop socially and cognitively.
Childcare services are provided from 7:00 am – 5:30 pm Monday-Friday. Our Center will be open year-round.
We accept children ages 6 weeks to 7 years old.
Inspired by the Reggio Emilia philosophy, Children’s Garden of Learning partners with children, families, and the Vail Valley community to provide an inquiry-based education for young learners. Teachers and children co-construct their learning experience through observation, intentional planning, creative environments, and active exploration of materials. Our goal is for each student to emerge as socially capable, creative citizens who love learning.
Children’s Mini College preschool, an auxiliary of Colorado Mountain College, has educated three- to five-year-old children since the preschool opened in 1978. We are a play based program that follows the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood learning “a place where all children are honored and respected for their potential, their capabilities and their humanity.” The program is open 9 months starting in September five days per week. We offer half (8 to 12) and full day (8 to 3:30) classes with an extended day option to 5:15. There is also a summer program for preschoolers.
Kids First is an early childhood resource center in Aspen, Colorado. We support quality, affordability, and access to childcare programs and early childhood information for families with young children. Kids First also has trainings, services, and funding for qualified childcare programs and families.
The Early Learning Center is an early childhood program that offers high quality continuous care for children ages 8 weeks to 6 years of age for families who live and work in the Roaring Fork Valley. We encourage play inside and outside of the classroom to help develop curiosity, problem solving, awareness, social and emotional skills.
Our program provides pre-licensing support as well as licensing of childcare centers and family childcare homes. Our consultant provides support to programs and providers through coaching and mentoring. Our bi-lingual outreach consultant provides translations for families as well as offering translation services for providers. We have a resource van with many educational materials that we lend out to licensed programs. We also provide access to First Aid/CPR, and Medication Administration trainings, as well as trainings in guidance, child development and other topics.
Lake County Department of Human Services is dedicated to providing services that will enrich the quality of life for members of our community by building on strengths, and empowering individuals and families to improve their well-being and self-sufficiency. Contact Christin Logan, Colorado Childcare Assistance Program Assistant or Sonia Luna, Colorado Childcare Assistance Program Supervisor, for more details on CCAP providers in the area.
The Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP) provides child care assistance to families who are working, searching for employment, or are in training, and families who are enrolled in the Colorado Works program and need child care services to support their efforts toward self-sufficiency. CCCAP provides you access to reduced cost child care at licensed child care facilities or qualified (unlicensed) providers.
You may be eligible to participate in CCCAP if you:
- Reside in Colorado
- Are working, seeking employment, or are participating in training/education
- Have at least one child who is under 13 years old (or 19 years old if the child has special needs or a
disability and requires child care)
- Have a family income of less than the county defined maximum
Recipients with income are responsible to pay a portion of the cost of care.
Apply online on the Colorado PEAK website: https://coloradopeak.secure.force.com/
We are a Head Start and Early Head Start Program. We serve expectant mothers and children ages 0-5. We have several different programs such as Head Start, Colorado Preschool Program, children with disabilities, and tuition based. Our program serves the highest needs children first.
The mission of the Wildwood School is to create a happy, caring and nurturing preschool dedicated to environmental exploration and artistic expression.
We promote the children‘s experiential learning, social interaction, and positive self-concept.
We strive to create relationship that provide a meaningful first-learning experience for the children, their parents, and the staff and community.
To promote and support a system of quality, accessibility and affordability of early childhood services for families in the rural resort region.
Phone: (719) 486-7273
700 Mt. Sopris Dr.
Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601