Black Hills State University's Little Jackets Learning Center is a facility for the children of BHSU students, faculty, and staff. The primary objective of The Learning Center is to provide a fun, safe, and stimulating environment for the children we serve, providing opportunities and activities that enhance social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development.
BHSU Little Jackets Learning Center is licensed yearly through the South Dakota Department of Social Services. All requirements are met including an environmental Health Survey and Fire Inspection.
The Learning Center is licensed for sixty children, serving the needs of children ages four weeks through twelve years of age.
State ratios as determined by the state are as follows:
- Children under the age of two years: five children per one caregiver.
- Children age three and older: ten children per one caregiver.