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United States Marine Corps
MCAS Yuma, AZ 85369
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.
CYP is open from 0600-1800 Monday through Friday, except on federal holidays. Extended Care is available by reservation only for Active Duty families. This program operates Monday through Friday from 0500-0600 and 1800-1900.
* Youth Sponsors are available for kids, age 7-17 years old. When a member desires the assignment of a youth sponsor, the relocation office makes an attempt to assign a sponsor who has children the same age as the children of the inbound member. This program assists youth in becoming acquainted with the opportunities awaiting them in the Yuma area by connecting them so they may correspond by mail or email. Contact the Relocation Office at 928-269-6499 for assignment of a Sponsor or Support Organizations.
School Age Care (SAC) 928-269-5390 Building 1050School Age Care (SAC) is open to youth who are enrolled in kindergarten through age 12. The SAC curriculum is developed around the Boys and Girls Club of America (BGCA) clubs and interests of youth. Weekly lesson plans offer fun activities and an opportunity to participate in a power hour (a homework program) when school is in session. Before and After School Care hours are Monday through Friday from 0600 to 0800 and 1500 to 1800, and on early release days. The Yuma School District One and Crane District school calendar are followed. Camps are offered during school breaks (winter, spring and summer).
The School Liaison provides a much-needed link between the Yuma Local Education Agencies (LEAs), military families and the Marine Corps Air Station. The SL is available to help parents and school age children with transition assistance into a new school environment, addressing issues or concerns regarding K-12 education, providing information about the local schools including school performance, assisting with graduation requirements, record transfer, and educational opportunities. The School Liaison is the key Resource and Referral for military families seeking assistance with K-12 education. The School Liaison may be reached at 928-269-5373.
Local Boy Scouts provide a variety of fun and exciting programs for youth in 1st through 5th grades and older youth age 11 to 21 years old. These programs instill character, citizenship, and promote physical fitness. Programs offered are: Cub Scouts (male youth age 6-10 in 1st through 5th grade); Soccer Scouts (male and female youth in 1st through 6th grade); Boy Scouts (male youth age 11-18); Venturing (male and female youth age 14-21). Through the Learning for Life Division, we also offer a career exploration program called Exploring in a variety of career fields (male and female youth age 14-21). Boy Scouts of America Troop 95 MCAS Yuma serves children aboard the installation.
There is no active Girl Scout Troop aboard the installation.
For more information on Yuma Scout activities, contact the Goldsmith Building located at 1950 West 3rd Street Yuma, AZ 85364, 928-782-9193.
Youth Sports activities are all-inclusive and open to all dependents of active duty, military reservists, retired military and DOD employed civilians associated with MCAS Yuma, ages 5-12 unless specified otherwise. We offer Soccer, Basketball, T-Ball, Coach Pitch, and Flag Football.
Registration dates are announced prior to each program or clinic and are subject to change. Fees, schedules, and age divisions are also subject to change.
Nursery for toddlers through pre-school age children will be offered during all worship services and educational programs. The Chapel holds additional programs such as Bible studies, Vacation Bible School and seasonal activities. For additional information contact the Station Chapel at 928-269-2371.