Child and Youth Programs - Guantanamo Bay

Child and Youth Programs (CYP) Guantanamo Bay has five components: 

  • Hourly Care is available here in Guantanamo Bay!
  • Child Development Center (CDC) provides full time and hourly care for children ages six weeks to five years.
  • School Age Center (SAC) provides quality "out of school" activities for children who have started kindergarten up to twelve years of age.
  • Oasis Teen Center offers developmental and recreational programs for twelve years (must be in at least 6th grade) to eighteen years.
  • Youth Sports and Fitness (YSF) provides sports clinics, leagues, and events for children three years to eighteen years.
  • The Guantanamo Bay School Liaison Officer (SLO) is a resource for parents and students. The role of the SLO is to connect parents and students with information, resources, and contacts for childcare, the DoDEA School here on base, and homeschooling.

 

Helpful Links for Parents and Children in Guantanamo Bay

Coming to the island? Download this welcome letter from our School Liaison Officer!

Need to arrange childcare? Let us know by registering on Militarychildcare.com .

Payments to CYP can be made through our CYP online portal!

Need assistance with CYP online? Download the CYP Online Guide Here!

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Child Development Center

Child Development Centers (CDC) provide quality child development programs for children ages six weeks to five years.  All CDCs are DoD certified and accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). NAEYC, a membership organization that advocates on behalf of young children, sets and monitors standards for high-quality early childhood education programs and accredits programs that meet these standards.

Guantanamo Bay CDC provides Full Time and Hourly Care for children registered with CYP. It features a wide variety of acitivties and programs geared towards encouraging the development of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers! 

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Hourly Care

Do you need to run errands? Want to have coffee with a friend? Need some ME time, or just a break?

The Child Development Center and School Age Care Program offer Hourly Care for your child ages 6wks-12 years at a rate of $4 an hour.

Reservations are required, and can be made up to 30 days in advance.

Click Here--Hourly Care Sign Up and Online Payment

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Oasis Teen Center

Teen programs offer developmental and recreational programs for youth through the age of 18.  These programs of DoD certified and affiliated with BGCA and 4-H.  The teen program has long been recognized as offering programs and services to youth that can still instill a sense of leadership and offer opportunities for educational and career exploration and development.

 

 

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School Age Care

School-Age Care (SAC) programs provide quality “out of school” activities for children who have started Sure Start to 12 years of age.  The programs are designed to enhance rather than duplicate the school day, are affiliated with The Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and offer 4-H programs.  Scheduled developmentally appropriate activities in core program areas and technology are planned based on knowledge of youth development and needs and interests of the children enrolled.  Navy SAC programs are DoD certified and nationally accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA).

 

 

                                Martin Luther King Jr.

                                           Family Fun Day

 

Date: Saturday. January 13, 2018

Time: Noon - 2:30pm

Venue: School Age Care (SAC) Playground

 

Hotdogs, hamburgers, soda, arts & crafts, bouncers, and games will be provided.

 

All families are invited

 

For more information call ext. 4092

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School Liaison Office

The School Liaison Officer (SLO) serves as the communications link between military families with school-aged children, the command, and local DoDDS School. As the “point person” for educational issues, the SLO is here to assist military families in addressing school-related issues.

Whether you are part of the Navy or some other branch of service, active duty or reservist, living on base, as well as part of the Naval Station Guantanamo Bay component civilian work force, the SLO is here to ensure that your child has access to the full range of services available in the community. In addition to providing information about the schools, the SLO also works to assist families who choose educational alternatives such as homeschool, independent study, or online programs.

Download this Welcome Letter from our School Liaison Office to find resources available to families in Guantanamo Bay.

 

 

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Youth Sports

The Youth Sports & Fitness (YSF) program plans, organizes, and conducts sports leagues, skills clinics, camps, fitness/health classes, special sporting events, and outdoor recreation activities for children and youth through the age of 18.  The YSF program ensures that the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional needs of youth and teens are addressed and provided for through a variety of engaging and appropriate programs.  Our sports programs are affiliated with the National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS).

 

 

                          GTMO YSF FALL SPORTS 2017

 

                                              GTMO YSF Fall Sport Season Details Pt. II
                                                         September – December 2017


Start Smart Flag Football:

  • 6 weeks -  Ages: 3 - 4   COST: Free
  • Limited to 12 participants  
  • Start:11-15-2017  End: 1-3-2017 will meet Wednesday @ 5:30-6:00 pm (Multi-Purpose Field)

 

Flag Football:

  • Ages: 5 - 18 COST: $40 – 8 weeks of practice and games.  U14 play @ ARMY/NAVY Game
  • Start: 11-13-2017  End: 1-13-2018  will meet Monday & Wednesday @ 5:30-7:00 pm (Cooper Field)       

 

Cheer:

  • Ages: 5 - 18   COST: $40 - 8 week program and prep for ARMY/NAVY Game
  • Start: 11-14-2017  End:1-13-2018  will meet Tuesday & Thursday @ 6:00-7:00 pm (SAC)                        

 

Golf Clinic:

  • 8 weeks -  Ages: 7 & Up   COST: $20 – 4 weeks (SAC)  4 weeks (Golf Course)
  • Start: 10-3-2017  End: 11-21-2017  will meet Tuesday @ 5:30-6:30 pm

 

Wrestling Clinic:

  • 8 weeks - Ages: 5 & UP     COST: $20
  • Start:11-17-2017  End: 1-12-2018  will meet Friday @ 5:30-7:00 pm (SAC)

 

Tumbling & Fitness:

  • 8 weeks  -Ages: 5 & UP    COST: $20
  • Start: 11-13-2017  End: 1-15-2018  will meet Monday @ 5:30-6:30 pm (SAC)

 

Fit Family - Family Kickball Night:

  •  Ages: 5 – Adult     COST: Free
  • Game Dates: 9-1-2017 / 9-15-2017 / 10-6-2017 / 10-20-2017 /11-3-2017 / 11-17-2017

                               12-1-2017 / 12-15-2017@ Youth Baseball Field 1800-1900

 

Parent Orientation: PAYS is mandatory before your child can participate 11-8-2017 (5:30-6:30)
Coach Orientation: Mandatory before you can coach 11-7-2017 (6:00-7:00)
Flag Football Assessments: Parents must be present for assessments on 11-8-2017 (5:30-6:30)
Cheer Assessments: Parents must be present for assessments on 11-9-2017 (5:30-6:30)

POC – Waylend F. Reed (YSF Coordinator)

phone: 757-458-5194/4092

 

 

 GTMO YSF WINTER SPORTS 2018

 

                                                          GTMO YSF Winter Sport Season Details
                                                                         January – March 2018

 

Start Smart Soccer:

  • 6 weeks  Ages: 3 - 4   COST: Free
  • Limited to 12 participants only (additional class may be added to meet demand)
  • Start: 2-7-2018  End: 3-14-2018 will meet Wednesdays @ 5:30-6:00 (Youth Baseball Field)

 

Golf:

  • 6 weeks  Ages: 7 & UP   COST: $35
  • Start: 2-1-2018  End: 3-8-2018  will meet Thursdays @ 4:30-5:30pm (The Lateral Hazard)

 

Dance:  Youth “Flamenco and Musical Theatre” ***Instructor Pricing***

  • 12 weeks - Ages: 5 & UP   COST: $60/Class or $100/Both  + $35 Costume fee
  • Start:1-30-2018  End:4-21-2018 

 

  • Tuesday-       Musical Theatre (Ages 5-8)      5:30 – 6:30 pm

                                 Musical Theatre (Ages 13-18)     6:30 – 7:30 pm

 

  • Wednesday -  Flamenco (Ages 5-8)      5:30 – 6:30 pm

                                  Flamenco (Ages 9-12)    6:30 – 7:30 pm

 

  • Thursday -     Musical Theatre (Ages 9-12)    5:30 – 6:30 pm

                                 Flamenco (Ages 13-18)    6:30 – 7:30 pm

Returning Flamenco students do not need to purchase new costumes.  All Musical Theatre students need to purchase new costumes.

Fit Family: Dance - "Parent Flamenco"

  • 12 weeks - Ages: 18 & UP     COST: $60
    Monday - 8:00 – 9:00 pm @ Denich Gym
    Start:1-29-2018  End:4-16-2018 

Soccer:

  • Ages: 5 & UP  COST: $50 – 8 weeks
  • Start: 1-29-2018  End: 3-17-2018  will meet Mon/Wed/Sat @ 5:30-6:30 (Cooper & Multi-purpose Field)

       ***Saturday games will be held in the mornings starting at 8am***

 

Family Kickball Night:

  •  Ages: 5 – Adult     COST: Free
  • Game Dates: 1-5-2018 / 1-19-2018 / 2-2-2018 / 2-16-2018 / 3-2-2018 / 3-16-2018

@ Youth Baseball Field 6:00-7:00 pm

Parent Orientation: Mandatory before your child can participate 1-24-2018 (6:00-6:30 pm)
Coach Orientation: Mandatory before you can coach 1-25-2018 (6:00-7:00 pm)
Soccer Assessments: Parents must be present for assessments on 1-29-2018 (5:30-6:30 pm)
Dance Orientation: Mandatory for measurements and Dance information 1-26-2018 (6:00-7:00 pm)

 

POC – Waylend F. Reed (YSF Coordinator)

phone: 757-458-5194/4092

 

 

 

                                GTMO YSF SPRING SPORTS 2018

 

                                                               GTMO YSF Spring Sport Season Details

                                                                                April – June 2018

 

 

Start Smart Basketball:

  • 6 weeksAges: 3 - 4COST: FREE

  • Limited to 12 participants only (additional class may be added to meet demand)

  • Start: 3-26-2018 End: 4-30-2018 will meet Wednesdays @ 5:30-6:00 pm (SAC Gym)

Track Clinic:

  • 6 weeksAges: 5 & UP COST: $20

  • Start: 4-26-2018End: 6-2-2018will meet Thursday @ 5:30-6:30 pm (Cooper Field Track)

    ***TRACK & FIELD EVENT WILL BE HELD AT COOPER FIELD ON 6-2-2018***

Cheer:

  • 8 weeksAges: 7 & UPCOST: $50

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    8 weeks Ages: 5 & UPCOST: $50 – 1 week practice & 7 weeks of games

  • Start: 3-26-2018End:5-19-2018will meet Mon/Wed/Sat @ 5:30-6:30 (Denich Gym)

  • < > – Parent must be present for assessments on 3-26-2018        ***Saturday games will be held in the mornings starting at 8am***

     

Swimming Team:

  • 8 weeksGrades: K – 12thCOST: $50   **See attachment for details**

  • Start: TBDEnd: TBDwill meet TBD @ (Windjammer Pool)

     

Family Line Dancing Night:

  • Ages: 9 – AdultCOST: FREE

  • Game Dates: 4-6-2018 / 4-20-2018 / 5-4-2018 / 5-18-2018 / 6-1-2018 / 6-15-2018

    @ SAC 6:00-7:00 pm

 

Parent Orientation: Mandatory before your child can participate 3-22-2018 (6:00-6:30 pm)
Coach Orientation: Mandatory before you can coach 3-20-2018 (6:00-7:00 pm)
Basketball Assessments: Parent must be present for assessments on 3-26-2018 (5:30-6:30 pm)

POC – Waylend F. Reed (YSF Coordinator)

phone: 757-458-5194/4092

 

 

***Note to Parents***

All youth under the age of 10 must be in compliance with Base Supervision Policy in order to participate, unless the participant  is affiliated with SAC.  Registration required through YSF at SAC (Youth Center) prior to participation in all activities.  Registration required through PAYS.  Contact Waylend Reed at 757-458-5194/4092 or waylend.f.reed.naf@mail.mil for more information.

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