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!

Check out the 2016/2017 updates to our school-age enrichment programs and get registered today!

KinderCamp for 5 and 6 year olds – KinderCamp 2016 Schedule
FunCamp for 7 to 10 year olds – FunCamp 2016 Schedule
TeenCamp for 11 – 15 year olds – TeenCamp 2016 Schedule


KQA FunCamp 2016 Schedule
2016 KQA FC Info Sheet
Milliken FunCamp Registration Form 2016

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

For our current families:

->2016 Toddler August Newsletter
->Turtle August 2016 Calendar
->Dolphin August 2016 Calendar
->Whale August 2016 Calendar

->2016 Plum Street August Newsletter
->August 2016 Penguin Calendar
->August 2016 Parrot Calendar
>August 2016 Eagle Calendar
>FunZone August 2016 Calendar


  • 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 rated by the new Quality Improvment System: Colorado Shines (formerly Qualistar) 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.