With over 30 years as a locally, family owned downtown child care center in the Ft. Collins area, we pride ourselves in our creative, interactive, play centered learning, our nurturing loving teachers and our low turn over rates.  We  eat healthy foods, spend lots of time outdoors and take advantage of our neighborhood location.  After looking around here, give us a call to set up a tour.  We would love to meet your family!

Fall is here!

For children ages 1 – 3, check out our toddler programs here
For children ages 2 1/2 to Pre-K, check out our preschool programs here
For children kindergarden to 5th grade, check out our before and afterschool programs here
For children grades 5through 11, check out our teen mentoring program, Crew 121 here

Summer Camp 2015 schedules are here!

Check them out below and then get registering by clicking HERE!
Get more information by clicking on the “camps” link above

–> KinderCamp 2015 Schedule! – 5 & 6 year olds – Specific weekly schedule here: KinderCamp 2015 8_10

–> FunCamp 2015 Schedule! – 7 to 10 year olds (Fort Collins)- Specific weekly schedule here: FunCamp 2015 8_10

–> TeenCamp 2015 Schedule! – 11 to 15 year olds – Specific weekly schedule here: TeenCamp 2015 8_10

–>Miliken/Johnstown FunCamp 2015 Schedule – Specific weekly schedule here: Milliken FunCamp 2015 8_10

->Milliken/Johnstown FunCamp 2015 Flyer
->Milliken/Johnstown FunCamp Registration Form 2015

For our current families:

->Toddler 2015 August Newsletter
->2015 August Turtle Calendar
->2015 August Dolphin Calendar
->2015 August Whale Calendar

->July 2015 Plum Newsletter
->August 2015 Penguin Calendar
->August 2015 Parrot Class Calendar

->June 2015 Milliken Newsletter
->August 2015 Chipmunk & Jackrabbit Calendar
->August 2015 Fox Calendar

Young Peoples Learning Center is an all day preschool and child care center in Ft. Collins and Milliken, CO.  We provide early childhood education, day care services, before and after school programming and summer camps for children ages one year through fifteen years old.  We are deeply committed to the Fort Collins and Milliken communities and our downtown and old town neighborhoods.  We have posted information all over this website to help you understand all that we do, but we would love to hear from you if you want more information!  Here are some highlights:

  • We work with many organizations in the Early Childhood industry to be sure we always remain experts on current early education trends.
  • Our executive director, Heather Griffith, writes a monthly column for the Fort Collins Coloradoan Newspaper.
  • We work with the Larimer and Weld County Colorado Child Care Assistance Programs.
  • We sit on the board of the Early Childhood Council of Larimer County and are members of the Early Childhood Education Association of Colorado.
  • Our programs are Qualistar rated and have classroom coaches who are Early Childhood professionals with years of experience in child care and preschool programs.
  • Our preschool teachers are committed to their work with children and are an integral part of why we can provide such high quality care and education for young children.
  • We have been using the industry standard in assessment tools for Preschool/Early Childhood Education/Child Care/Day Care – Teaching Strategies Gold to make sure that all our fun play-based curriculum is intentional in teaching preschoolers what they need to know to be ready for kindergarten.
  • Our summer camp programs are more active than any other camps around.  We also provide camp days on school-out days when Poudre R1 or KQA are closed.
  • Teenagers get camp programs just for them!
  • Camp days can include rock climbing, movies, swimming, golf, park games, camping, lake trips, roller skating, bowling, Eliches, Water World and much more – check out the camp pages and schedules for more specifics!

Make Young Peoples Learning Center your first call when you need a Ft. Collins preschool, daycare, or early childhood education center.  Call us today.