One of the most important, yet difficult, tasks as a working parent is finding childcare and before/after school programming for young children. The Rapid City and Box Elder areas offer a wide range of childcare facilities and resources to help meet the needs of our military families.

 

Child Development Center

The Child Development Center on Base is a comprehensive, federally certified, childcare facility that offers care and age appropriate curriculum.
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Ellsworth Youth Center

The Youth Center on base is another great resource for youth programming both all day and before/after school.
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Box Elder Childcare Facilities

Candyland Child Development Center – Opening August 2020
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Rapid City Child Care

The South Dakota Department of Social Services has a comprehensive directory of all licensed or registered childcare facilities in the state. You can search their site by location.
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