Bring your family!
Boise, Idaho is a fantastic city full of family friendly activities and
events. Bring your two-year-old to
Zoo Boise, or stop
by the Discovery Center
with your five-year-old. Both of these are located in a local park (Julia
Davis Park), just a quick walk from the downtown hotels, and both appeal
to children of all ages.
Bring your partner and/or children to the
public pools, complete with play areas. Or consider a visit to the
Idaho History Museum, the Idaho Black History Museum, and the Boise Art
Museum. And if you do stop by, be sure to use this fantastic
Do your children love cars? What about trains? There is a historical tour
trolley car that any child or parent would love. Or you could always
stop by one of Boiseís terrific parks, like the
Camel's Back Park, for example, and then a short walk away is a
fun ice cream
spot and a
Childcare openings vary day to day and most facilities require notice
ahead of time to make sure they are fully staffed. However,
these childcare facilities are located within a three mile radius of
Boise State University, and they do accept drop-ins.
Note: Boise State University, the Council of Writing Program
Administrators, the Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children,
the IdahoSTARS project, and the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare do
not evaluate or endorse childcare facilities. We cannot assure that any
provider gives quality child care.
CWPA in Boise isnít just about writing and learning, it can also be
a great opportunity for a mini family vacation!