Child Development Center

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday: 7 am to 5 pm

Closed: Saturday, Sunday, and Federal Holidays


CDC Main: (208)828-2443

CDC Annex: (208)828-3436

The Child Development Program is designed to provide a safe and healthy environment for children, uniquely designed to accommodate each child’s developmental level. The programs are continuously evaluated for quality and compliance with the highest standards.

The Mountain Home AFB Child Development Program is certified by the Department of Defense and is fully accredited by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs (NAEYC).

What We Do

The MHAFB Child Development Program is certified by the Department of Defense and is fully accredited by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs (NAEYC). The activities planned for the children, the way classrooms are organized, the daily schedule, and the way the teachers interact with the children are all designed to accomplish the goals of our curriculum and prepare your child for a successful productive future.

The Airman and Family announced its sponsorship of the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program. Meals will be made available to enrolled children at no separate charge “in accordance with Federal law and the U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. Persons who believe they have been denied equal opportunity for participation may write to the USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call Toll-Free: (800) 795-3272 or (202) 720-6382 (TTY).

Philosophy Statement

The practices of the Air Force Child Development Programs are based on current knowledge of child development and early childhood education. We are responsible for supporting the development of the whole child, meaning all areas of development are considered interrelated and equally important.

Our program acknowledges that children learn through active, hands-on involvement with their environment, peers, and caring adults. We respect each child’s unique interests, experiences, abilities, and needs, thus allowing us to be responsive to and appropriate for each child.

Children are valued as individuals, as well as part of a group. Likewise, our program respects and supports families’ ideals, cultures, and values in nurturing children. We advocate for children, families, and early childhood professionals within our programs.


MHAFB CDC Child Care Fees

Fee Schedules are based on total family income and the program the child(ren) is enrolled in. Please see our Child Development Fees schedule.

Want to join the MHAFB CDC fun?

Enrollment is available on a priority basis, go to CYPBMS to enroll. Forms and required documents must be completed and turned in before care is provided. Visit to enroll on the waiting list.

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