School-Age Care (SAC) Provide quality before and after-school programs and camps for children ages 6 to 12 years in centers worldwide. Centers are nationally accredited by the Council on Accreditation. Youth and Teen Programs Offer developmental and recreational programs that provide a safe place to learn and grow – all while having fun. CYP operates Youth Centers worldwide. All programs are affiliated with the Boys and Girls Club of America and 4-H. School Liaison Officer (SLO) The School Liaison Officer’s primary function is to serve as a conduit between parents, educators and the command so that military- connected children experience a seamless transition during the transfer between schools. Knowing that manymilitary childrenmove an average of every 2.9 years, School Liaison Officers can provide families with educational information to assist them as they begin their PCS planning.
Child and Youth Programs Navy Child and Youth Programs (CYP) provide high-quality educational and recreational programs for children and youths. Teams of caring, knowledgeable professionals plan developmentally appropriate programs that are responsive to the unique needs, abilities, and interests of children. CYP’sworldwideprograms arepart of theDoDmilitarychildcareand youth development system. Child Development Centers (CDC) Provide quality child development programs for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years in CDCs worldwide. Centers are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Child Development Homes (CDH) Offer qualitycare ina loving, learninghomeenvironment for childrenages 4 weeks to 12 years. The flexible hours, 24/7 care, low child-to-adult ratios, and convenient locations make this a viable option for families whose “normal” workday is anything but normal. All homes are certified by the Navy Child Development Program.
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