The State of North Dakota has issued a license to Energy Capital Cooperative Child Care for 77 children on May 26, 2017. We are happy to announce, we will open our doors on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, just in time for the end of the school year. We continue to welcome new families at the New Bethel Center. Please contact Dana at or 748-3838 for information on how to enroll your children. This child care center is made possible with generous contributions of time, energy and funds from the following founding partners: Basin Electric Power Cooperative and subsidiary Dakota Gasification Company, Sakakawea Medical Center, CoalRead More →

OPEN HOUSE Monday, May 15, from 4 to 7 p.m. CT Meet the program director, Dana Santini. Tour the child care center. Ask questions. Enroll your children. Can’t make it? Contact Dana at or call 701-748-3838 to set up a private tour.Read More →

We are ready and excited to begin accepting enrollment applications from all families in the community! Contact Dana Santini at 701-748-3838 or to learn more and to get the forms. Weekly Full Time Rates Infants (6wks-18months) -$175 Toddler (18months-36months) – $170 Preschool (3yrs-Kindergarten) – $165 School Age Summer – $160 School Age Before and After School – $70 Weekly 30 Hour Minimum Rates Designed for shift-working families* Infants (6wks-18months) – $132 Toddler (18months-36months) – $129 Preschool (3yrs-Kindergarten) – $126 School Age Summer – $120 School Age Before and After School – $51 (school year) $3.50/hr above 30 hours each week, UP TO the full-time rates quotedRead More →

RUMMAGE SALE Sat., April 1, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Energy Capital Cooperative Child Care New Bethel Center in Hazen We received some great items when we purchased the building, but the time has come to find a home for the items we cannot use. Everything must go! Everyone is also welcome to visit and see the remodeling progress FREE-WILL DONATIONS ACCEPTED ON ALL ITEMS Proceeds benefit the new child care center Two refrigerators Church organ & bench Ceramic and glass plates, bowls, platters, cups, relish trays Punch bowl, coffee pots, coffee percolator Furniture: Love seat, chairs, ottomans, benches, end tables, file cabinets,Read More →

KFYR Radio Energy Matters Scott Hennen interviews board president, Erin Huntimer, in the last 10 minutes of the show:  Former church becomes co-op daycare center Lauren Donovan – The Bismarck Tribune – 03/5/17 Basin Electric initiated the project to help fill a community need. A former church in Hazen will become the location for a new concept in daycare for area children. In a project initiated nearly a year ago by Basin Electric Power Cooperative to fill a much-needed gap for its employees and others, a new Energy Capital Cooperative Child Care purchased the former New Bethel Congregational Church on the west side of town.Read More →

Energy Capital Cooperative Child Care is seeking employees who have a passion for teaching and caring for children. Applications are now being accepted for the following positions: Full-time and Part-time Child Care Aides $9.50-$11.50 an hour Full job descriptions can be found on the Employment Opportunities page. Email for an application.Read More →