Papoose offers two specialized programs for young children: a Preschool room for3 to 5 year olds and an Infant Care room for ages 4 months to 3 years old.

Many families have a child in both programs, and enjoy a sibling discount of 5% that is applied to their monthly bill as well as the convenience of a single dropoff.

Your child benefits from:

  • Small class size (4-8 max.)
  • Certified, experienced teachers
  • Research-based learning time & play time
  • Safe, natural toys
  • Pediatric first aid & CPR certified staff
  • Organic snacks
  • Daily writing, math, & science
  • Daily nature hikes (We dress for the weather!)
  • Cooking
  • Arts & crafts
  • Gardening
  • Spanish & ASL (sign language)
  • Certified 'Eco-Healthy' child care facility!
  • A fun, safe place to learn and grow!
For information about our Preschool Room, click here.  For information about our Infant Care, click here.
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Truckee's Preschool:
Papoose is a high quality Truckee Preschool and Family Day Care that incorporates Waldorf, Montessori and Reggio Emilia principles in our home based preschool.  Papoose has been providing Truckee with quality childcare since opening in 2004. Papoose is located in west Truckee with easy access to I-80.  Please enjoy Truckee's best slide show!                                 12289 Sierra Dr. E., Truckee, CA 96161  (530) 550-7506  email:

What Our Clients Say

We truly love and appreciate so many aspects of the care our children get at Papoose!

SunMie Won & Brian Wasson

Hours: 8am to 4pm
Mon thru Fri

(530) 550-7506