21 January 2018

Moore Child Development Center


Welcome to Carlisle Barracks Child Development Center

The Moore Child Development Center believes that every child has value and must be treated with dignity and respect. We strive to provide a safe and caring environment that will foster the social, emotional, physical, and creative development of children.

Moore CDC Newsletter & Menu


  • Curriculum based on the "Teaching Strategies Gold" for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.
  • All programs are age appropriate and based on developmental stages of children.
  • Parent participation is encouraged in order to make our developmental program a success.
  • Lesson plans and curriculum based on individual child's needs.
  • Open-door policy. Parents are invited to come and visit anytime during the day.
  • Outside play area divided into separate areas for each age-group.
  • Children go for walks and visit various areas of Carlisle Barracks.
  • Field trips are planned for our older groups.


A few of our objectives are:

Learning Environment - Indoor and outdoor learning to encourage play and exploration.

Creative - Promote children to use their imagination and provide activities that encourage the use of the five senses.

Social - Provide an environmental experience to help children develop social skills, feelings, and respect for others.

Programs Offered

Full Day Care: This program is for children 6 weeks to 5 years.  Children will be placed in classroom according to age and availability.

Strong Beginnings Pre-Kindergarten Program: A class for children ages 4 to 5 and going into Kindergarten.  Classes are held Monday-Friday 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Part Day Pre-School Program: A class for children ages 3 to 4 and potty trained.  Classes are held Monday, Wednesday and Friday at from 12:30-3:30 pm.

Child Nutrition Program

Meals are provided as part of fee and include breakfast, morning snack, lunch and afternoon snack.

We dine in a family-style setting where children are encouraged to serve themselves and help clean up. Self-reliance skills are taught.

We participate in the US Dept. of Agriculture Child Nutrition Program. Our pre-approved menus comply with USDA meal requirements.

USDA supplies nutrition guidance, educational materials and a financial reimbursement.



All fees are based on total family income. Children must be registered in Central Registration before care is provided at the center. For information on enrollment and the fee schedule please click the Central Registration link in the left column.



Eligible Patrons of DoD Child Development Programs include Active Duty Military personnel, DoD (Civilian personnel paid from both appropriated funds (APF) and non-appropriated funds (NAF)), reservists on active duty or during inactive duty personnel training, DoD Contractors, combat related wounded warriors, surviving spouses, and those acting in loco parentis for dependent child of an otherwise eligible patron. Foreign Military Service members assigned to the Installation/serving the Department of Defense are eligible patrons , Coast Guard when activated are eligible patrons and Retiree’s eligibility is limited to the use of SKIES,YS and Sports and Fitness programs on a space availability.



Parent Handbook

Army Child Care Fee Policy & Monthly Fee Chart
AR 608-10 Child Development Services




Child, Youth & School Services

Phone: (717) 245-3701
DSN: 242-3701

455 Fletcher Road
Carlisle, PA 17013

Hours of Operation
Moore Child Development Center:
Mon - Fri 6:15 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Family Child Care - Call for info