Naturita Early Learning Center

Naturita Early Learning Center consists of a ColtCare Program (infant & toddler) and Preschool Program (3-6 yrs.) which is committed to creating a safe and nurturing environment that facilitates a child's social, emotional, cognitive, and motor development in order for the child to be kindergarten ready.


Kristen Parrino - Colt Care & Preschool Director

Colt Care

San Juana Chavez - Infants & Toddlers

Infant Program: Children ages 6 weeks to 18 months

Toddler Program: Children 18 months to 3 years old

Tuition: $40 per day for infants; $35 per day for toddlers


Sara Riddle - Preschool

Jazmin Peek - Preschool

Preschool Program: 3-6 years

7:50am for the morning class and 12:30pm for the afternoon class.

Contact us

Naturita Early Learning Center

Naturita Elementary School

141 West Main Street

P.O. Box 400

Naturita, CO 81422

Colt Care Phone: 970.428.2294

Preschool Phone: 970.428.2290



Hours: Monday-Thursday: 7am-5pm


( Parents can choose to provide their child's meal and snacks, or purchase a meal plan through Naturita Elementary's food service department. Families may qualify for the free or reduced meal plan. Applying for the free and reduced meals and meal plan pricing available within the application process.)

Health & Wellness


NES Colt Care License Agreement

On-site Licensing Inspections :

  • Environmental/Health Inspection

  • Fire Safety Inspection

  • CDE Inspection