Vancouver Island | British Columbia | Canada
9 °c 2 km NW
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Snow School at Mount WashingtonThe Bear's Den Daycare is a supervised indoor playtime for children aged 18 months to 5 years old. Our daycare staff create a fun environment for your children.

There are games, arts and crafts, and a lunch and snack area within our facility.

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Child Care – The Bear’s Den Day Care

Daycare at  MOunt Washington The Bear's Den Daycare is a supervised indoor playtime for children aged 18 months to 5 years old. Our daycare staff create a fun environment for your children.

Full day programs include options such as lunch, beverages, and snacks. Half-day programs include snacks and beverages. Please register your kids for child minding prior to your vacation to ensure availability.

Child minding is open daily from 8:30am to 3:30pm and is located in the Bradley Centre on the Mountain Kids Floor. Download Tips For Parents, a PDF file (Adobe Reader required) of recommendations for those who leave their children at our child care facility.

Please check in at a sales desk prior to proceeding to daycare

Upon checking in children at child minding, parents or guardians must present the following, as required for our Childcare License, which is issued by the Vancouver Island Health Authority:

  • Proof of medical coverage
  • Immunization history
  • Health Insurance Number
  • Cell phone number (if available)
  • Parents must provide a photo of their child for our records.
  • Doctors name and phone number.

Ages & Time


Half Day Childcare 18 –36 months (8:30-12:00 or 12:30-3:30) $48.00
Half Day Childcare 37 months – 5 years (8:30-12:00 or 12:30-3:30) $42.00
Full Day Childcare 18 –36 months (8:30-3:30) $63.00
Full Day Childcare 37 months – 5 years (8:30-3:30) $55.00

Evening Activities Program

Evening Activitites at Mount Washington

Offered on Friday and Saturday nights, as well as holidays, our evening activities program allow your child to enjoy arts and crafts in the Bears Den Daycare. Also included is Sliding in the Tube Park! Kick back and enjoy an Apres mom and dad, our staff will do the rest!

Lesson/Daycare Cancellation Policy

All lesson/daycare cancellations must be made at least 48 hours in advance of the lesson time.

You can call Snow School at 250.338 1386 ext. 672, or for Mountain Kids programs (including daycare) call ext. 675. You may also email for cancellations only. Do not use this email for questions or bookings, use the options for each program found below. Any cancellations made after the 48-hour period, regardless of reason, will be charged a $20.00 administration fee. If another lesson/daycare date is booked at the time of cancellation, we will waive the administration fee. Refunds will not be issued for missed lessons/daycare. Students who miss lessons/daycare programs who do not contact the Mount Washington Snow School within the allotted time will be charged the full lessons/daycare programs amount, plus applicable taxes.If you are late for a lesson/daycare we will do our best to rebook for later that day. If a guest becomes ill during a lesson/daycare we will rebook the lesson/daycare for another day.