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Child Care Center

We encourage children to express their feelings and ideas, develop their language and social skills, and grow in self-confidence and independence, while learning through play.

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After School Program

Our high quality after school program allows time for quiet play and reading, active and outdoor play, field trips, small and large group and individual activities.

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Camp Caboose

Enjoy another fun summer with Camp Caboose! We are continuing with our Camp Caboose value star that includes a different trait each day that we will focus on at camp.

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Red Caboose – Our History in Madison

Located in the heart of downtown, the Red Caboose Child Care Center has supported the Madison community for more than 40 years by providing high-quality affordable early childhood education and care for our city’s most valuable resource – our children. Established in 1972, Red Caboose is one of the oldest independent centers in Madison, and the first center to meet the city’s rigorous child care accreditation standards. Red Caboose believes that every child in our community deserves exceptional care, regardless of their socioeconomic background.

Child Care Center

654 Williamson St, Madison, WI  53703

Crystal Ranson, Preschool Program Director
ppd@redcaboosedaycare.org or 608-256-1566



School Age Program

1045 E Dayton St, Madison, WI 53703

1501 Jenifer St, Madison, WI 53703

Laura Rogers, School Age Program Director
school.age@redcaboosedaycare.org or 608-251-5432