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United States Army
Youth and School Age Services (YS)
102 Carpenter Road
Fort Myer, VA 22211-1199
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 Services is comprised of Middle School & Teen, School Age Services, and Sports & Fitness Programs. Youth Services (YS) serves 1st through 12th grade children of active duty military and Department of Defense civilians within the National Capital Region. It offers a youth technology lab and homework center to assist children and youth with homework and projects; individual and team sports; clubs, games and leisure activities; summer camp; field trips; youth council, workforce preparation, and volunteer community services; Character Counts! and conflict and anger management workshops; instructional classes; family activities/events, special events, and much more. The JBM-HH YS Program is an affiliate member of the National 4-H Program and the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. For more information, visit the DFMWR website or call 703-696-3712.
Youth Services is comprised of Middle School, Teen and Sports programs. All Youth Services programs may be used by all eligible youth 6-18 years old of active duty military and DOD civilians. Programs are offered for the youth at the Cody Child Development Center located in building 483. Services include a computer lab and homework center, individual and team sports, clubs, games and leisure activities, summer camp, instructional classes and much more. The JBM-HH YS Program is an affiliate member of the National 4-H Program and the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.
School Age Services Program
The School Age Services (SAS) program for 1st through 5th Graders is part of the Youth Services program and provides before school care, after school care and full day care on non-school days to include winter, spring and summer camp programs. Hourly care is available on a case-by-case basis.
Middle School/Teen Program
The Middle School and Teen (MST) program for 6th through 12th Graders provides programs after school and full day camps during winter, spring and summer school breaks during the year.Youth Center
Youth ages 6 to 18 years can participate in a wide variety of programs and activities through Youth Services, including:
The Youth Services Center, Building 483, has a Multipurpose Room for basketball games and large group activities, Game Room with game tables, billiard table, tables to play board games and Nintendo. An activity room is available for talking with friends, drawing, reading, free play and a offers a television with VCR and DVD players. There is a Youth Technology Lab/Homework Center for completing and obtaining assistance with homework and offers computers with Internet access. The Middle School/Teen Lounge is available for socializing with friends, playing pool, playing Nintendo and includes a television with VCR and DVD players and stereo system with surround sound.
Youth Employment Program
HIRED! Is a work preparation program with apprenticeship positions within Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR) facilities. HIRED! Gives youth a chance to meet new people, try new things and get paid doing it. Youth who finish the 12-week program receive $500.00.
For more information on YS programs, go to the JBM-HH MWR website or call 703-696-3728/3712 or DSN 312-426-3728/3712.