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.
Ellsworth Youth Center
The Youth Center on base is another great resource for youth programming both all day and before/after school.
Box Elder Childcare Facilities
Candyland Child Development Center – Opening August 2020
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.