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United States Army
Fort Campbell, KY 42223
A wide range of programs are available for youth and teens, including youth sports and recreation programs, educational programs and programs that support leadership and career development. Please review the information to learn what programs and services are available at this installation.
Youth seeking employment information are eligible to use the Army Community Service (ACS) Employment Readiness Program (ERP). Seasonal workshops are held along with job search information and resume writing workshops. For more information contact the ACS Employment Readiness Program at 270-798-4289 or visit their website at http://campbell.armymwr.com/us/campbell/programs/employment-readiness-program
For more information contact the Youth Program at 270-798-3643/3648.
Taylor Youth Center (TYC), 270-798-3643, Teen Club 24/7 270-798-3643 provides boys and girls club, youth sports, volunteer opportunities, workforce preparation and mentoring. Visit the Youth Center website for more information. A comprehensive program that offers a diverse array of clubs, activities and experiences to include: Youth Sponsorship Program, Mentoring, Intervention and Support Services, Life Skills and Leadership Opportunities, Leisure and Recreation Activities, Hire-A-Teen Program, 4-H Program, Technology Club, and Keystone Club; which provides community service opportunities on post and in surrounding communities.
Fort Campbell has an excellent Youth Services Program. The Taylor Youth Center and 24/7 Teen Club on post provide youth with several activities and recreation opportunities. Provides after school bus transportation to select high schools.
Eligible youth are family members of active duty, retired military and civilian employees at Fort Campbell living on and off post. Participants are required to be registered in CYS and enrolled in Youth Fitness or Sports activities for ages 4-18 yrs. Annual physicals are required before the child participates in any sport activity.
Youth Social Programs
Middle School Program -- Middle School Program is just what you've been looking for. Fort Campbell provides recreational and educational programs for Middle School youth in 6th - 8th grade. The middle school program does provide after school bus transportation to select middle Schools. The activities within the programs are fun, diverse, and, youth- driven. The goal of this program is to provide youth with many wide-ranging recreational, social, leadership and volunteer opportunities that will ultimately prevent at-risk behavior during the transition from childhood to young adulthood. The Middle School Program is located in the Taylor Youth Center is located at 80 Texas Ave. For more information, call 270-798-3643.
Babysitting -- Fort Campbell Child and Youth Services and Teen Club 24/7 maintain a list of registered teen babysitters in the Fort Campbell area. Information and referrals are available for those wishing to find a babysitter.
School Age Services -- Before and after school programs from 5:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday - Friday. Offered are the following programs; Boys and Girls Club/4-H Club, Daily enrichment activities, Field Trips, Summer Camp, Full day care during school closures, Free bus transportation to and from area elementary schools., Gate 10 Building 7402 McAuliffe Loop 270-461-0641 Building and Building 1232 Bastogne Ave 931-237- 8486/3140/7146 and Building1231 Airborne Ave. 270-461-1042.
Youth Sponsorship Programs
Youth Sponsorship helps a new-coming youth by setting them up with another youth who shares some of the same similarities and tries to make the newcomer feel as welcome as possible. For more information contact Taylor Youth Services/Teen Center at 270-798- 3643 or 931-956-1030.
Getting ready to move and wondering about Fort Campbell? If you want to learn more about Fort Campbell and Child & Youth Services, Youth Sponsorship Program can help you. We provide a sponsor for Family Members in grades kindergarten - 12th grade. Let us help make your transition a lot smoother.
Youth Sponsorship helps relocated youth to become familiar with the Fort Campbell community. Sponsors are matched to youth according to their gender, age and interest. The sponsors escort incoming youth around the post, school areas, and to the Child and Youth Service Centers. They introduce the new arrival to others within their age grade level and to the various activities. There are "Hail and Farewell" activities for the newly arrived and the soon to depart youth. These social functions assist in making new friends. To request a sponsor from Fort Campbell please click here
Recreation and Sports
Fort Campbell's Youth Sports and Fitness (YSF) program provides Individual and Team Sports for youth ages 4 through 18. Year-round team activities are provided including Flag Football, Tackle Football, Cheerleading, Tee Ball, Baseball, Softball, Soccer, Volleyball and Basketball. Individual sports include Running club, Triathlons, Bowling, Golf, Tennis and Wrestling. Volunteer coaches are trained and certified through the National Alliance for Youth Sports and undergo background checks. YSF also offers instructional clinics as a part of the Youth Services and School Age Services Camp programs. YSF trains staff to implement the Start Smart skill development program in Child Development Centers, Strong Beginnings, School Age Services, Family Child Care and Part Day Pre-School.
SKIES Unlimited -- represents the Schools of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration, and Skills with the word "Unlimited" for the unlimited possibilities this program offers Army children and youth. SKIES Unlimited encompasses instructional programs for children and youth ranging from four weeks to adolescence. They provide instructional classes for gymnastics, martial arts and other various interests as needed. The program is located in building 3411 Bastogne Ave. For more information, call 270-412-5811.