Army Child Development Services

CYSS - Forest Glen
Child Development Center (CDC)

Bldg. #169
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
Phone: 301-295-7555/7573
CYSS Emergency Hotline: 202-271-0535
Fax: 301-295-7376
Hours: Monday through Friday, 0600-1800

Who Is Eligible

CDC, Forest Glen Annex

The Child Development Center (CDC) provides full-time care to children ages 6 weeks through 5 years Monday through Friday from 0600 until 1800. CDC follows the Creative Curriculum philosophy and believes that children learn through play, free flowing creativity, and exploration of their environment. CDC strives to provide children with opportunities to make choices and to experience success in an environment designed to meet all of their developmental needs.

The CDC is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) External Link: Leaving Fort Detrick Website and certified by the Department of the Army per AR 608-10. Each staff member completes a series of comprehensive training addressing every domain of child development (social, emotional, cognitive, language, physical) to ensure that all children who attend receive care that is developmentally focused, nurturing the overall development of each individual child. A full-time Training and Curriculum Specialist is on staff to support and guide staff through their training process.

Space Available

Fort Detrick Silver Spring Child Development Center has spaces available for pre-toddlers, 12-17 months! To sign up now, please call 301-295-7548.

Full-day Care:

Monday-Friday, 0600-1800
Ages 6 wks - 5 yrs old
Capacity 110 Children

Hourly Care Services

The CDC offers an Hourly Care for children ages six weeks to five years, 0700-1600 M-F. Hourly Care is only offered upon space available in the CDC program. Reservations should be made up to 24 hours in advance.

Please call the center at 301-295-7555 for reservations after contacting the PCS office at 301-295-7548 for CYSS registration.

CDC Fee Chart