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Youth & Teen Centers
4755 Pasture Road
Bldg. 1003 & 980 on Juniper Drive
Fallon, NV 89496-5000
Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
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 Services include School Age Care (SAC), the Youth Activities (YA) Programs, and the Teen Center. These programs are certified through CNIC, NAEYC or COA based on program requirements and guidelines.
All children of active military personnel, DoD civilian personnel paid from appropriated funds and non-appropriated funds, reservists on active duty or inactive duty for training, DoD contractors, National Guard, and active duty Coast Guard personnel are eligible for youth services.
Deceased service members' children are eligible for youth services up to 180 days after the death of an active duty service member. Installation Commander may grant extension beyond 180 days for good cause, if warranted by circumstances and set forth by the parent/guardian.
Children of divorced or legally separated parents must reside with the active duty sponsor to be eligible for services. Foster-care children residing in a military home can also receive services.
Parents needing services for CDC, SAC, YA must complete the Request for Care at www.militarychildcare.com.
School Age Care (SAC)
The School Age Care (SAC) program is offered at the Youth Activities Center for children ages 5-12 (grades K-12). This program is designed to meet the needs of working parents with children in school who need a safe and fun atmosphere with age appropriate activities.
The SAC program includes winter break activities, spring break activities, summer activities programs to accommodate children.
Activities include bowling, swimming, and library trips as well as regular base field trips and tours. Daily activities include arts and crafts, and organized recreational activities during the camp day as well as during the before and after school program.
Authorized dependent care, ages six weeks through kindergarten age, of military personnel, active duty as well as NAF Employees, DOD civilian personnel and contractors are eligible to use the NAS Fallon Child and Youth Programs. A priority placement will be used to place children for services.
The Chief of Naval Personnel, with guidance from the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), requires childcare fees be re-established and set for each new fiscal year. This requirement is a result of the Military Child Care Act of 1989.
Child and Youth Program fees are based on total family income (TFI) and apply to all children who attend on a regular basis. TFI is defined as "all earned income including wages, salaries, tips, long-term disability benefits, voluntary salary deferrals, quarters allowances, and subsistence received by any adults, married or not, residing together as one economic unit and sharing living expenses toward the benefit of the children in residence. Family income includes pay for service in a combat zone or anything else of value, even if it not taxable that was received for providing services. (Ref.: 1700 Ser N93MP/0215 letter dated 02 Dec 2003) The fees for full time care are based on total family income as verified by parent's most recent leave and earning statement (LES) and spouse's most recent pay stub. Meals are included in weekly fees.
There is a non-refundable registration fee for full-time care. This non-refundable fee is credited back in the first month's care.
An hourly rate for drop-in care applies when space is available. A late pick-up fee applies for when children are picked up late. Fees include all meals and snacks. For more information on fees, please contact the Child and Youth Programs.
Prior to the initial admittance, parents must complete a Request for Care (DD Form 2652) form, to be completed by the sponsor This can be done by accessing www.militarychildcare.com. Parents must show proof of child's immunizations. Parents enrolling their children for full-time care are required to bring a copy of their LES, spouse's pay stub. All registered patrons must attend a parent's orientation seminar.
6: 30 a.m.- 5 p.m. (subject to change)
The Teen Center is located at building 980. The teen center is a recreational program for youth in grades 7-12 or ages 13-18. Events consist of dances, pool parties and time to just hang out with friends and have fun. Teens have access to computer lab, music room, gaming room including numerous gaming systems, darts, pools, foosball and more. There is a media room, as well as an arts room. The Teens meet up to go trips outside of Fallon as well as on the base. Every third Friday of the month is Youth Sponsor night; youth. The teen center is open to all eligible patrons, and for those that are active duty or retired, they can be eligible for scholarships as the Military Youth of the Year. Transportation is provided for youth after school from Fallon schools to the Teen Center.
For more information on the Teen Center, you can call us at 775-426-3777.
Hours of operation are Monday through Thursday 3:30 p.m.-6 p.m. and Fridays 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Fees: No cost, however small costs may be incurred on trips.