The Youth Center at Naval Station Norfolk is a mission essential program, the School Age Care program offers a full range of services. During the school year, before and after care is available for children with transportation provided to area elementary and middle schools. All day care services are provided for school holiday weeks and school in-service days for enrolled members. During the summer months, fully developed recreation camps are offered to accommodate children while school is out. Field trips and special events are offered and free to all participants. Costs for care services are based on total family income. SAC Programs are all fully accredited with the Council on Accreditation (COA).
YOUTH SUMMER CAMPS
Naval Station Norfolk offers a fully developed recreation summer camp to accommodate eligible family members during summer break, mid June to late August. Summer camps are open to eligible family members six to 12 years of age and five-year-olds that have graduated kindergarten and are going to the first grade. Camps offer a variety of age appropriate activities that enhance cognitive, social, emotional and physical development. Activities include Boy’s and Girl’s Club programming, 4-H programming, swimming, bowling, golf, field trips and much more. As summer break approaches spaces will fill up quickly, so don’t wait to register!
The youth sports program teaches the value of exercise, healthy living, competition, team building and group dynamics; signing up for youth sports is a great way to get your child involved. Kids have more fun when exercising with a group of friends or teammates. Studies show that children that receive the appropriate amount of exercise are not only healthier but also better able to focus on their schoolwork. Don’t let your child become a part of the American obesity epidemic. A healthy child is a happy child. The values learned from youth sports can benefit your child for a lifetime.
The Naval Station Norfolk teen programs build character through every day leadership and guidance in behavior and attitude. Young people of all backgrounds join together in wholesome recreation and companionship. Our professional staff provides positive adult mentors and role models to help teens succeed in school, stay healthy, learn important life skills, pursue interests in arts and sports and explore vocational choices. Most importantly our teen program shows youngsters that someone cares and wants them to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.
Source: NAVSTA Norfolk Youth Center Website