Day Care

Finding a sitter for little ones who aren't ready to hit the slopes isn't always easy on vacation.  Sierra-at-Tahoe alleviates this problem by offering Sierra-at-Tahoe Child Care Center (aka Wild Mountain Daycare). Sierra has proudly been providing quality care for our guests children since 1994, here in our licensed facility (CA License #093600514) located right at the base of the mountain

  • Ages - Half and full day childcare is available for up to 22 children ages 18-months to entry into 1st grade. Don't worry about your child being potty-trained, at Sierra-at-Tahoe Child Care Center they don't need to be.
  • Activities - While at the Daycare, children will participate in a variety of fun and stimulating preschool activities. Children will stay busy exploring art projects and construction toys, plus music, dance, and story activities. Young children will love our outside activities too, including adventure walks, climbing tunnels, snow paint, and lots of toys.
  • Lunch & Snacks - Parents don’t need to worry about meals either. At the Childcare Center, children will be provided yummy and healthy; kid-favorite lunches (full-day only) and morning and afternoon snacks.

View the daily itinerary and helpful information page to get a sense of your child's day.

Click here to see Important Policies of Sierra-at-Tahoe Child Care Center.

2016/17 Sierra-at-Tahoe Childcare Center Hours
Sierra Child Care Center Monday - Friday Weekends Peak Dates
Full Day By reservation only. 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Reservations Highly Recommended

Half Day (AM Only) By reservation only. 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Reservations Highly Recommended

All hours subject to change.


2016/17 Sierra-at-Tahoe Child Care Center Rates
Sierra Child Care Center Rate Peak Dates
Full Day $115 $130
Half Day (AM only) $105 $120
3-PAK $240 = $80/day $240 = $80/day
Hourly $50 $50

All prices subject to change. 3-PAKs are are non-refundable and non-transferable. 


Reservations are required during the week and highly recommended on weekends and peak days. We are a California licensed day care and on many days we do sell out. For reservations or more information please call 530.543.3150. Reservations are held until 9:15 a.m.


Good things for parents to know

  • Children are not required to be potty-trained.
  • Bring diapers and wipes for toddlers.
  • Bring a change of clothes for young children.
  • Bring outdoor snow boots, waterproof jacket and pants, gloves, a hat and goggles and/or sunglasses.
  • Apply sunscreen to your child. 
  • Dress child appropriately for weather.
  • Be sure your child eats a good breakfast.
  • To help protect our children with severe nut allergies - We do not serve peanuts or nuts in this facility, and ask that our guests refrain from bringing any into the facility.
  • Please label all personal belongings. Wild Mountain Day Care is not responsible for lost or stolen belongings.
  • Adult Lesson Packages and lift tickets can be purchased at Wild Mountain Children's Center. 
  • download_in_pdf Save time by printing out and completing the Day Care Registration Forms below. Then present completed forms upon arrival to expedite admission of your child into Day Care.


2016/17 Peak Dates

December 26-31, 2016 | January 14-15, 2017 | February 18-19, 2017