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1297 Bushnell Street
Newport, RI 02841
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.
***This CYP facility is closed until further notice.***
The Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Department at Naval Station Newport is an active, on going program that keeps the military children busy and involved.
The Navy Child and Youth Programs provide high quality educational and recreational programs for children and youth. Teams of caring, knowledgeable professionals plan developmentally-appropriate programs that are responsive to the unique needs, abilities and interests of children.
The Youth Programs offer sports throughout the year through the local YMCA and other community recreational offices, Newport, designed as a recreational outlet for offices.
Summer Camp Program
Summer camp is an outdoor program for children kindergarten to 12 years of age. Our program is designed to enrich young lives by giving boys and girls opportunities for personal growth and achievement. It is supervised by trained youth development professionals - a caring staff that gives special attention to your children! Summer Camp runs from June to August.
Youth Religious Program
Youth religious programs would be found by contacting the base Chapel.
Helping youth successfully make the transition from one installation to another is the role of the Youth Sponsorship Program. According to the Department of Defense, the primary objectives of the Youth Sponsorship Program are to ensure communities identify and reach out to the incoming youth and help them get adjusted with their surroundings. Our program reaches out by working closely with Balfour Beatty Communities and Operation:Military Kids for distribution of Youth Program events and the School Liaison Officer who assists with our public school connection.
Youth Employment Program
Navy Teen Employment Grants are received through the Department of Defense in the spring. All employees must be 14 years of age or older. Teens work in the Child and Youth Programs and MWR facilities. Grant availability and requirements may change and are based on state and federal regulations.
Youth Centers on Base
The Teen Center is located at 50 Simon Pietri Drive. Hours of operation are Fridays 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. The program is open for youth ages 9-18 years of age.