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Child Care
Fort Meade, Maryland
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There are three Child Development Centers facilities on Fort Meade which provide developmentally age appropriate activities for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years of age.

CDC 1, can be reached at 301-677-7568
CDC 2, can be reached at 301-677-6002
CDC 3, can be reached at 301-677-1530
Hours of Operation -- The CDCs are open from 6:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday.

Full Day Care and hourly care is available for children 6 weeks through 5 years of age. Part Day Pre -School is offered for children 3-4 years of age.

Child and Youth Services serves the family members of Active Duty Military, DOD Civilians, DOD Contractors that are assigned to Fort Meade, and Reservist and National Guard (on active duty).

Registration can be accepted over the phone and placed in a projected demand status which is to be updated when the sponsor arrives. Registration date for the waiting list is based on the date the child was placed on the projected waiting list. A $15 registration fee is due upon enrollment.

Family Child Care certifies and monitors military family members who wish to have a daycare business in their Fort Meade home. Providers must be 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED. For more information about the FCC program, you may contact us at 301-677-1160.

School Age Services program provides a before and after school program for children ages 6-12 years of age. Participants are transported to and from Fort Meade's local elementary schools to the after school program located in building 1900 on Reece Road. . A Summer Day Camp Program is offered during the summer months.

School age care is available through the Youth Services Before and After School Program and through the Family Child Care Program. Program fees are subject to change. Contact the Child Development Services at 301-677-7712 for current costs.

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