Child Development Centers

Phone: (910) 396-4313

Location: Soldier Support Center, 4th Floor
Bldg 4-2843 Normandy Drive
Fort Bragg, NC 28310
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Hours: Mon – Fri, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Child Development Center


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Accredited Center Based Care

    • 6 weeks to 5 years
    • Professionally trained staff
    • Easy access
    • Large playgrounds
    • Developmentally appropriate activities
    • Rooms equipped with state-of-the-art early childhood equipment
    • Full-day care, Part Day & Hourly Care.  See Centers for more information.
    • Daily USDA approved breakfast, lunch, and snacks

Who is Eligible


Child Development Center (CDC)Fort Bragg CDCs accepts children ages six weeks to kindergarten. Active duty military personnel, reservists on active duty and DOD contractors at Fort Bragg are eligible sponsors for this program. The CDC program enhances the development of children socially, emotionally, intellectually, creatively and physically. The staff develops an atmosphere in which program assistants and children work together to make children’s time away from home happier and more secure.  Fort Bragg CDCs are nationally accredited through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAYEC).


Registration and Fees


Children must be registered before enrolling in Child Development programs. Parents can register children at Parent Central Services.


Fees are based on Total Family Income.




Hourly Care Program


Certain CDCs offer an Hourly Care Program for children ages six weeks to twelve years.  Visit our Hourly Care web page for detailed information. 




Part Day Preschool


This program provides a variety of activities to assist children with school readiness. Emphasis is placed on technology, the arts, physical development (including both gross motor and fine motor development), math, science, and literacy.


Children, 3 – 5 years old and potty trained are eligible for enrollment in this program. Part Day Preschool offers children an opportunity to socialize with other children while building readiness skills for school.


Part Day Preschool offers a variety of program options:

  • Part day program:
    – Two days a week, 3 hours a day
    – Three days a week, 4 hours a day
    – Three days a week, 5 hours a day
    – Five days a week, 5 hours a day
  • Fees:  Part-day preschool Monthly Fees are located on the CYSS Fees page




Strong Beginnings Pre-K


The Army’s Strong Beginnings Pre-K is a program designed to prepare children to be successful to enter school.  Curriculum focuses on the social, emotional, and physical development of children; equips them with basic academic and “Kindergarten Classroom Etiquette” skills to enhance “school readiness”.

  • CYS Services membership required
  • Cost based on Total Family Income IAW DoD Fee Policy



Magical Beginnings


Magical beginnings is a program designed for children ages 3 to 5 years old who are fully potty trained.  The program runs from 9:00am to 12:00pm Monday through Friday in the months of June and July.  For more information, please call 396-8110 or 396-5429.




Child Development Centers:


  • Alexander Child Development Center
    Location:  Bldg L-7221 527 Rockefellar Blvd.
    Cameron, NC (Linden Oaks)
    Hours:  5:30 am – 6:15 pm, M-F
    Phone:  (910) 908-4269/4290
    Full Day, Part Day Pre-School and Strong Beginnings
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  • Bauguess Child Development Center
    Bldg B-6801 Manhay Rd
    Hours: 5:30 am – 6 pm, M-F
    Phone: (910) 907-5135
  • Cook Child Development Center
    F-1243 Gruber Road
    Hours: 5:30 am – 6 pm, M-F
    Phone: (910) 396-2989/3349
  • Eagle Child Developement Center
    Location: Bldg. 30 Armistead Street.  Pope AFB, NC 28308
    Hours:  5:30 am – 6 pm, M-F
    Phone: (910) 394-4323
  • Fernandez Child Development Center
    1-6067 Knox Street
    Hours: 5:30 am – 6 pm, M-F
    Phone: (910) 396-4733/3936
  • Maholic Child Development Center
    Location: Bldg. B-7125 Sicily Drive
    Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, M-F
    Phone: (910) 907-2613
    Hourly Care, SKIES, Group Care

  • Prager Child Development Center
    Location: 8-3684 Souter Place
    Hours: 5:30 am – 6 pm, M-F
    Phone: (910) 396-1136/1193
  • Rodgers Child Development Center
    8-3267 Second Street
    Hours: 5:30 am – 6 pm, M-F
    Phone: (910) 432-5933
  • Rodriguez Child Development Center
    Bldg B-7033 Sicily Drive
    Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, MWF.  8 am – 6 pm, T&TH
    Phone: (910) 396-5429
    Full-day, Part-day Preschool, and Hourly Care
  • Stout Child Development Center
    Location:  Building B-7127 Sicily Drive
    Hours:  5:30 am – 6 pm, M-F
    Phone: (910) 907-2606



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