Nursery at Crested Butte

For advance nursery reservations, please contact Katy Porcelli, nursery supervisor, at 970.349.2209.  The voicemail is checked at the beginning and end of each day.


For reservations please call 970.349.2209, or email

2019 Summer Pricing

Summer Season 
Infant/Toddler Full Day $120
Infant/Toddler Half Day $90
Infant/Toddler Hourly $40
Infant/Toddler 10 Pack $960

The Nursery 10 pack can be redeemed any 10 days during the summer operation dates, pending availability. Advanced booking notice is recommended as availability is not guaranteed. Once purchased, you are locked into the discounted rate for any days more than 10. This product is designed for a specific child and cannot be split among multiple children in the same family. This product is non-transferable and non-refundable.

What to Expect

  • Nursery check in (drop-off) is between 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Whetstone building, which is just downhill of the Silver Queen ski lift. Please, expect first day check-ins to be at least 10 to 15 minutes, and 5 minutes every day thereafter.
  • Half day pick-up is between 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. Full day pick-up is at 3:30 p.m.
  • Families desiring hourly care must drop their children off during the 8:30-9:30 a.m. registration time period.
  • We allow one pick-up and one drop-off per day, unfortunately we cannot accommodate mid-day visits as these tend to upset the children.
  • We are happy to accommodate nursing mothers.
  • Feel free to contact Nursery Supervisor at 970.349.2209 or email with any questions you may have.

Childcare Groups

Our baby bear program is staffed with qualified and caring individuals. We offer a two to one infant to attendant ratio.

Our Cuddly Bear program includes organized activities, outside play, arts & crafts, games, music, lunch, snacks and quiet/nap time.

What to Bring


  • 6 diapers and wipes
  • Change of clothes
  • Bottles Milk/formula
  • Baby Food
  • Comfort Items (blanket, pacifier, special toy, etc.)


  • 6 diapers and wipes
  • Change of clothes
  • Comfort Items (blanket, pacifier, special toy, etc.)
  • Outdoor Play Clothes (optional)
  • Waterproof Jacket
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Water bottle
  • If your child has allergies or dietary restrictions, bring your own lunch and snacks

Illness Policy

Please click here for the Vail Resorts Childcare Illness Policy