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Child & Youth Registration - Resource and Referral
Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
Programs and services are available at most installations for children up to age 12. Care may be provided in Child Development Centers, School Age Care Programs, and Family Child Care Homes. Please review the information to find out what programs and services are available at this installation. Please contact the Child and Youth Program point of contact at this installation if you require information, assistance or resources for child care in your local community.
The NAS Sigonella Child Development Centers offer quality care and activities for children 6 weeks to 5 years of age. The center has earned accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.The phone number for the center is DSN 314-624-3736 or Comm. (011-39) 095-56-3736
Hours of Operation - The CDC is open Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The Child Development Centers offer a variety of programs.
Full-time and hourly care is available for ages six weeks to 5 years of age before enrollment in Kindergarten.
Eligibility, Registration, and Priority
In order to be eligible for childcare at the CDC, there must be proof of income from at least one parent such as a LES or paycheck stub and you must bring it for registration.
The Department of Defense identifies child care as a critical element of military family readiness and has established policy that emphasizes the importance or providing child care for eligible families in cases where all parents or caregivers residing with the child are working outside the home. Eligibility for Navy Child Development Centers and School Age Care programs is dependent on the status of the sponsor.
Eligible patrons include Navy Child and Youth Programs Eligibility and Priority System Policy:
The Military Child Care Act of 1989 requires standard fees for all military child care centers. Fees based on total family income are adjusted annually to reflect inflation, and apply to all children who attend on a regular basis.
Waiting times vary depending on the age group.
Respite care is available.
The SAC program for school aged children, Kindergarten -12 years of age, provides quality care before and after school, as well as a full-day camp during the winter, spring and summer breaks. The SAC program is aligned with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. SAC is a MWR program, located in Building 318 on NAS I, adjacent to the DOD School on Halsey Road. The goal of SAC is to introduce children to wholesome recreational activities and to the pleasure of Sicily's beautiful outdoors. Activities include storytelling, sports, arts and crafts, bowling, swimming, field trips, special guests and special events. Children are divided into age groups. During the school year, SAC is a Before/After school recreational program. Students are escorted to and from the elementary school.
Hours of Operation
When school is in session, the SAC program is open Monday - Friday 8 a.m. -6:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday the program is closed. During the school vacations, excluding federal holidays, Camp SAC is a full day of recreation programs, 6 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.