The Nellis Child Development Program offers a variety of child care services for children ages six weeks through five years of age. These include center based, full-day and hourly child care for children in both Child Development Centers. Both facilities also offer Before and After School Kindergarten Care and a Part Day Preschool Enrichment Program. The Nellis Youth Center offers Before and After School Care and, Holiday and Summer Camps for children five through twelve first grade and up. Nellis licensed Family Child Care homes offer weekly, hourly, evening, week-end, and special needs child care for children 2 weeks to 12 years of age. Registration for child care services can be made at either of the Child Development Centers.
Hourly care is also available by calling the CDC to schedule in advance or same day if necessary.
All dependents, ages 6 weeks through kindergarten, of active duty/DOD civilian employees, may use the Child Development Program in accordance with Air Force priorities. Registration fee is $10.00. The child may be put on a waiting list for full time care. When a full time slot is available, this $10.00 will be applied to the $35.00 weekly cost. Other paper work you will need for registration include:
Child's birth certificate
AF Form 1181 for each child
Child's shot record
AF Form 357 if you are a single parent or dual military couple
Written notification of special care required and/or allergies
The Boys and Girls Club has many services to offer the youth of Nellis AFBr. They also have before and after school programs during school and all day care for school age children during school breaks. Youth whose parents have an assignment to Nellis can write to the Nellis Youth Council for specific information about Nellis and southern Nevada.