Air Force Teen Council
2017 Air Force Teen Council Regional representatives are being requested. Dependent teens of active duty, retired DOD civilians, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve are eligible to apply. All applications must be submitted no later than May 24, 2017. Contact Colleen Casey for an application and more information.
2017 Operation S.T.A.R. Camp
For surviving families, youth, and teens
June 25-30, 2017
Angola New York
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Camp Raven - Save the Date
July 10-14, 2017
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Watervliet Arsenal Summer Camp
2017 Summer Camp Applications are now available at the Body Forge, the Post Restaurant, Snack Bars 10 and 35 or by emailing Melissa Ryder at Melissa.email@example.com. Children of active duty military personnel, DOD Civilian personnel, reservists on active duty and approved Watervliet Arsenal tenant contractors are eligible to use the Summer Program. Children must have completed 1st grade (with proof of report card) thru completed 8th grade (with proof of report card) in order to participate in the Summer Program. You must have legal custody of the child(ren) to participate. Eligibility: First priority is single and dual military families and DOD civilians personnel who are single parents; then full time working active duty military and DOD civilian parents; then approved Watervliet Arsenal contractors. ***NEW THIS YEAR*** Parents of children who will be enrolled into the School Age Program (SAC) (completed grade 1 thru grade 5) must go to Military Child Care dot Com and request care prior to registering children at the Summer Camp Office. This is a new DOD requirement. Applications will be accepted starting March 6, 2017 by appointment only once all paperwork is completed. Completed registration packets are strongly urged to be completed and turned in by May 31, 2017. Please call (518) 266-4697 or (518) 266-4829 or email Melissa.firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment. The Watervliet Arsenal Summer Program is located at the pavilion near the swimming pool. The program will run in accordance with the Watervliet Arsenal workforce hours of schedule.
NYNG Child & Youth Program
The New York National Guard Child and Youth Program exists to provide military children and youth with valuable opportunities for networking and skill development. Building on its philosophy of providing social, emotional and academic support to military children and youth, the NYNGCYP works to increase awareness of challenges facing military children and youth as well as the resources available for these individuals.
Guard En of Youth newsletter
Winter 2016-17 Edition
Child Care Aware of America (Formally NACCRRA)
*Military Family Child Care Fee Assistance*
Childcare Aware has partnered with the DoD to provide eligible military families, with children aged birth to 12 years old, assistance to offset the cost of paying for child care in their community. Child Care Aware of America is the nation's leading voice for child care, working with more than 700 state and local Child Care Resources and Referral Agencies nationwide to help ensure that families in 99 percent of all populated ZIP codes in the United States have access to high-quality, affordable child care.
Sittercity connects families with quality local in-home caregivers. With over 2 million caregiver profiles nationwide, members can quickly find child care options, in-home care, pet sitters, and more. Members have online access to local caregivers with profiles that include pictures, parent reviews, references, background checks, and more.
YMCA Respite Childcare
Participating YMCAs will provide up to 16 hours per month per child for eligible military families. Parents can drop their child off and leave to catch up on errands or stay and use the YMCA facilities.
Our Military Kids
Our Military Kids provides tangible support to children of deployed National Guard and Reserve personnel as well as to children of sever