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Child development center

Child development center

The Mountain Home Air Force Base Child Development Center is the focal point for on-base childcare. The Child Development Program is certified by the Department of Defense and is fully accredited by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs (NAYEC). This high quality early childhood program provides a safe and nurturing environment while promoting the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of young children.

The center is located at 450 Gunfighter Avenue and can be reached at 208-828-2443 or DSN 312-728-2443.

Hours of Operation — The center is open 6:30am to 5:30pm, Monday through Friday.


All children ages 6 weeks to 6 years of age, of active duty and DOD civilian employees may use the Child Development Centers (CDC) in accordance with Air Force priorities are eligible to use this facility.

Programs Offered

The Mountain Home CDC offers full day care, part day for school age care, part day-preschool, hourly care and special needs care.

A Part-day Enrichment program operates 2 or 3-day per week programs. This program provides a fun, stimulating environment, with developmentally appropriate learning activities offered to the children. Children in each group must be between the ages of 3 and 5 on or before September 1st, and must be potty trained.


Rates are determined by the total family income and are based on a sliding scale.


Waiting times change on a weekly basis. Call the Child Development Center for more information.


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