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United States Navy
Youth & Teen Center
School Aged Care Bldg. 1938-A
Youth & Teen Center Bldg. FH-01
Santa Rita, GU 96915
School Aged Care
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.
The Youth and Teen Centers are located aboard Naval Base Guam. They include:
For information about any of the youth centers and programs offered call 671-564-1838/9.
Part-time and summer jobs are available at local establishments such as fast food restaurants, the Commissary and Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR). Some enterprising young people offer to mow lawns and do odd-jobs to earn extra cash.
The minimum working age is 14. Working permits are required for anyone 14 to 15 seeking full or part-time employment. A passport or birth certificate and parent or guardian's written permission is necessary. Those ages 16 to 17 do not need working permits but still fall within the Labor Law for Minors guidelines.
Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) offers many different youth sports programs (ex. swimming, soccer, basketball, and much more). Guam offers the perfect climate for many year round outdoor sports. There are two Youth and Teen Centers located on Naval Base Guam:
The Fleet and Family Support Centers (FFSC) offers a youth sponsorship program called Instant Friends for children five to seventeen. Children are linked with children at the incoming command who are of the same age and interests. The children correspond back and forth about the new duty station helping to alleviate the anxiety of moving to a new location. Visit the Nearest FFCS to enroll in the program.
Both Boy and Girls Scouts are offered on base and are quite active. Guam has many scouting troops off-base that boys and girls may join. To join the Boy Scouts call 671-649-0639 or the Girl Scouts at 671-646-5652. McCool Elementary/Middle School, 671-339-8676, sponsors the Sea Cadet Program.
Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) offers many different youth sports programs (ex. swimming, soccer, basketball, and much more). Guam offers the perfect climate for many year round outdoor sports. There are many off-base youth leagues and teams that children may join. MWR also offers karate, dance, and other creative outlets. For infants to preschoolers, MWR offers parent and child activities. Call MWR youth sports for more information at 671-564-1851.
The Naval Base Guam Chapel offers religious programs for youths and Mothers of Preschoolers (MOP), a weekly parent and child play groups. For more information for religious youth programs call 671-339-2126.