child care & youth programs

child development center (cdc)


The Child Development Center (CDC) offers full day care for children six weeks to five years of age (not enrolled in kindergarten). Part Day care is offered for those ages three to five. The CDC is accredited and complies with Department of Defense (DoD) standards. The CDC follows the Creative Curriculum, a play and theory based curriculum which offers a variety of planned group and individual activities tailored to children’s developmental needs.

eligibility


Eligible users include military personnel; DOD civilian personnel paid from appropriated funds (APF) and non-appropriated funds (NAF), active duty Coast Guard, reservists on active duty or during inactive duty for training, and DOD contract personnel who are performing mission-related duty on the installation. Hourly care is offered on a space available basis and retirees may be eligible when a waiting list does not exist and space is available. We provide care for the Welcome Aboard on a space available basis. Please complete all necessary paperwork prior to arriving for care. DOD regulates priority placement protocols.

fees


Local patron fees for Children and Youth Programs are set on an annual basis using the sliding fee ranges published by ASD (FM&P). Sliding fee ranges are based on total family income. Call the Resource and Referral Specialist at 253-5064 for more information.

school age care


The School Age Center (SAC) offers a variety of planned group and individual activities for children ages 5-12 or those enrolled in kindergarten through 6th grade. SAC Center provides before and after school childcare, extended break care, to include teacher work days, half days and winter, spring and summer breaks for school age children. They also host the summer Camp Adventure Program. SAC is an affiliate of the Boys & Girls Club of America.

eligibility


Eligible users include military personnel; DOD civilian personnel paid from appropriated funds (APF) and non-appropriated funds (NAF), active duty Coast Guard, reservists on active duty or during inactive duty for training, and DOD contract personnel who are performing mission-related duty on the installation. Hourly care is offered on a space available basis and retirees may be eligible when a waiting list does not exist and space is available. We provide care for Welcome Aboard on a space available basis. Please complete all necessary paperwork prior to arriving for care. DOD regulates priority placement protocols.

fees


Local patron fees for Children and Youth Programs are set on an annual basis using the sliding fee ranges published by ASD (FM&P). Sliding fee ranges are based on total family income. Call the Resource and Referral Specialist at 253-5064 for more information.

youth & teen center (ytc)


The Youth & Teen program (Y&TP) is an affiliate of the Boy’s and Girls’ Club of America and offer BGCA related activities. Y&TP provide a positive, alternate support environment that enhances social, emotional and developmental learning for success in life. Youth & Teen activities are open to youth ages 10-18 who are enrolled in primary or secondary school. There are no fees associated with this program.

ongoing programs

  • free tutoring military family program
  • youth sports
  • parents
  • lifelines
  • kid's health
  • marine scholars
  • military onesource
  • after school alliance
  • boys & girls club of america
  • fine arts program
  • digital arts festival
  • club tech
  • smart girls
  • passport to manhood
  • additional resources
  • youth & teens
  • my club my life
  • library

youth cultural program


Our Youth Cultural Adaptation Specialist brings Japan directly to the children at the Child Development Center (CDC), School Age Care (SAC) and the Youth & Teen Center (YTC). Keep an eye out for field trips and opportunities to visit local businesses that are open to all SOFA status kids; even if they are not enrolled in the CDC, SAC or YTC.

Family Child Care (FCC) Program


Interested in starting a childcare business? Register your home as an FCC and receive training on CPR & First Aid, health, safety, nutrition, child growth and development, child abuse reporting and identification, administering medication, and much more! Care options for FCCs include full or part day, hourly, before/after school, special needs, and emergency & long term care. FCC homes must undergo a vigorous background check, receive specific training, comply with all Child & Youth Program guidelines, and meet fire, safety, and health requirements. Contact Family Child Care to learn more at 253-5138.