Youth Programs

2014 AIR FORCE YOUTH PROGRAM OF THE YEAR!

HOURS OF OPERATION

SAC, Mon - Fri, 6:30 am to 5:30 pm
Open Rec (School Year) Mon - Thu: 2:30 - 6 pm Fri: 2:30 - 10 pm
School Early Release days:
1 - 6 pm
Summer/Spring/Holiday breaks:
2:30 - 6 pm
Office: 9 am - 6 pm


Meet Ms. Susan Clark, the new School Liaison Officer (SLO).

Ms. Clark will serve both PAFB and CCAFS as the primary point of contact for school-related matters assisting families with school issues. Please contact Ms. Clark at 321-494-7028 for any of your school needs or questions.

The 45th Space Wing has a strong partnership with Brevard County schools. Currently the SLO is located in the Child Development Center, bldg. 1000. However, effective Apr 2019, the SLO office will move to bldg. 537.

Building 3656, NEW NUMBERS: School Age Care (SAC) Front Desk, (321) 494-3006 and Youth Development Front Desk, 321-494-3761.

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Parent Handbook  •  Youth Sponsorship Brochure      SAC Brochure

JUNE

  • 4: PARENT ADVISORY BOARD MEETING: 1 pm. Bldg 423, 45 MSG CC Conference Room.
  • 7: SKATE NIGHT: 4 - 6 pm. Bring your rollerblades, rollerskates, skateboards or use one of our longboards to enjoy the gym! Must have helmet and proper padding.
  • 17 - 21: ARCHERY CAMP FOR AGES 9 - 17: Ages 9 - 12, 9 am - noon. Teens, 1 - 4 pm. Sign up in advance & a parent signed AF88 is required. Free for members, nonmembers: $15 pp. Taught by professionals. 15-hours of instruction. Open to PAFB active duty, retired, mission partner family members eligible to participate.
  • 21: OPERATION NIGHT HOOPS: 6 - 9 pm. Enjoy a night of basketball games and contests with the staff.
  • 21: OLYMPIC DAY: Trivia, fitness challenges. Olympic art, torch relay and healthy snacks. Learn about Olympic values; fair play, perseverance, respect and more.
  • 24 - 28: SIDELINE SPORTS FOR AGES 9 - 17: Ages 9 - 12, 9 am - noon. Teens, 1 - 4 pm. Sign up in advance & a parent signed AF88 is required. Free for members, nonmembers: $15 pp. Taught by professionals. 15-hours of instruction. Open to PAFB active duty, retired, mission partner family members eligible to participate.

JULY

  • 12: SKATE NIGHT, 4 - 6 pm. Bring your rollerblades, rollerskates, skateboards or use one of our longboards to enjoy the gym! Must have helmet and proper padding.
  • 15 - 19: SCIENCE CAMP FOR AGES 9 - 17. Ages 9 - 12, 9 am - noon. Teens, 1 - 4 pm. Sign up in advance & a parent signed AF88 is required. Free for members, nonmembers: $15 pp. Taught by professionals. 15-hours of instruction. Open to PAFB active duty, retired, mission partner family members eligible to participate.
  • 19: OPERATION NIGHT HOOPS: 6 - 9 pm. Enjoy a night of basketball games and contests with the staff.

AUGUST

  • 2: SKATE NIGHT, 4 - 6 pm. Bring your rollerblades, rollerskates, skateboards or use one of our longboards to enjoy the gym! Must have helmet and proper padding.
  • 16: OPERATION NIGHT HOOPS: 6 - 9 pm. Enjoy a night of basketball games and contests with the staff.

SEPTEMBER

  • 6: SKATE NIGHT, 4 - 6 pm. Bring your rollerblades, rollerskates, skateboards or use one of our longboards to enjoy the gym! Must have helmet and proper padding.
  • 20: NATIONAL DAY FOR KIDS, 6 - 10 pm. Family games, food & fitness challenges and a "Just Dance" Off!
  • 26: HISPANIC HERITAGE CELEBRATION: 4:30 - 6 pm. Music, dance, food & decorations.

AF Residential Camps

  • Parents can register for their family member to be considered for selection. Parents are responsible for all transportation costs to and from the camp. The camps are free and include room & board. This is normally a highly competitive selection process. Parents are responsible to ensure delivery and receipt of the application to the POC's of the camps.
  • Youth Programs 2019 Residential Camps and Individual Residential Sports Camps
  • 2019 Residential and Individual Sports Camp Application
  • WEEKLY

    Monday

  • Basketball Skills: Workshop in the gym from 3 pm for SAC and 4 pm for Youth Development (YD). This program will focus on teaching the fundamental skills of dribbling, passing and shooting in basketball as well as overall concept.
  • Tuesday

  • Volleyball Fun: Volleyball workshop, 3 pm of SAC and 4 pm for YD in the gym. Program will focus on the rules and overall concept of how to play the game in a fun environment.
  • Wednesday

  • Soccer Time: Program meets at 3 pm for SAC and 4 pm for YD and will focus on soccer games and fitness aspects of sports.
  • Thursday

  • Ninja Course Challenge: The program meets at 3 pm for SAC and 4 pm for YD in the gym. Activities and games will help young bodies become active and remain fit.
  • Open Play

  • Each Friday there will be a new and exciting activity, game or sport in the gym at 3 pm for SAC and 4 pm for YD. The goal is to introduce youth to different ways of enjoying sports and fitness.
  • FRIDAY NIGHTS - 6 - 10 pm

    MAY

  • 10: HONORING MOMS CRAFTS & COOKING
  • 17: TEEN NIGHT OUT! (PSR)
  • 24: COOKING CLEAN EXPERIENCE
  • NEW! FRIDAY NIGHT BUS SERVICE run thru May 24

  • For Youth Programs members aged 9 - 17 wanting to take advantage of our Friday night events, we will offer pick up from the base library at 5:30 pm to the youth center returning to the library at 10:15 pm. Not a member - its only $40 for the year and covers bus to/from the library and youth center. Call 321-494-3007/3006/3761 for details or pick up a membership package at the library. Membership forms, shot records and permission slip must be completed/turned in before riding the bus. Parents are free to pick up their youth at the YC prior to 10 pm.
  • MEMBERSHIP

    Did you know that membership at the Youth Center is only $40 a year? Benefits include no fee walk-in every day after school for ages 9 and up, hang out, socialize, play sports, do homework, use computer room, get a healthy snack from the snack bar, use the outdoor court, participate in 4-H and Boys & Girls Club activities, leadership clubs, and much more! Members enjoy lower prices on special events, field trips and dance classes! Join today!

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    A DoD program that makes it easier to find the child and youth care your family needs. Just follow four simple steps! We care for your children while you protect America.
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    To get started, register online here.

    YOUTH CLUBS

    • S.M.A.R.T GIRLS CLUB: Tuesdays at 4 pm for girls age 9 - 17
    • PASSPORT "2" MANHOOD CLUB: Tuesdays at 4:30 pm for boys age 9 - 17
    • CREATIVE COOKING CLUB: Wednesdays at 3:30 pm for youth age 9 - 17
    • SEWING CLUB: Wednesdays at 4 pm for youth age 9 - 17
    • ARTS & CRAFTS CLUB: Thursdays at 3 pm for youth age 9 - 17
    • TORCH CLUB: Thursdays at 4 pm for youth ages 11 - 13
    • ULTIMATE TEEN KEYSTONE CLUB: Fridays at 5 pm for youth ages 13 - 18

    We have new phone numbers: School Age Care (SAC) Front Desk: 321-494-3006 Youth Development Front Desk: 321-494-3761.

    SCHOOL AGE CARE (SAC) PROGRAM

    We have immediate openings for before & after School Care enrollments for school year 2017-2018, ages K thru 6th grade. Transportation to and from is provided for the following schools; Holland, Sea Park and Roosevelt Elementary schools. Care is available through the school year during winter and spring break holidays & teacher in-service days. Please contact SAC at 321-494-3006 for more information or go online at https://www.militarychildcare.com/ to request care.

    YOUTH SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM

    Are you headed to the Space Coast area? Are you already here and wondering what there is to do in this location? Will you be moving to another base? The Patrick Youth Sponsorship Program can make your stay even better. We will match you with a youth sponsor to make your transition smoother. Youth sponsors are matched to youth according to their gender, age and interests. We also focus on supporting peer-to-peer connections in this program and helping to make them at other Youth Programs. Join us for Youth Newcomer’s the first Friday of every month from 5 - 6 pm. Please come out to learn more about our programs and how you can become involved in all our great activities! Contact us at 321-494-3006 or 321-494-3153 to request a youth sponsor or to become a youth sponsor in this program. Check out our youth Sponsorship Program brochure online at gopatrikfl.com/youthprograms.

    YOUTH SPORTS

    • Running Club Mondays, 3 pm in the Gym! Make running fun while emphasizing good techniques and character.
    • Basketball Skills Challenge, Fridays @ 3:30 pm in the Gym! Enjoy some open time with family and friends on the basketball court! Parents, pick up your child and enjoy a little one-on-one time on the court!
    • Triple Play Challenge, Wednesdays @ 3:30 pm in the Gym

    FITNESS CLUBS

      Workshops are held at 3 pm for SAC and 4 pm for YD in the Gym. Learn good techniques and build character.
    • Mondays: Football Skills
    • Tuesdays: Running Club
    • Wednesdays: Random Play
    • Thursdays: Get Fit
    • Fridays: Basketball

    Forms

    • AF Form 1181, Air Force Youth Flight Program Patron Registration
    • DD Form 2652, Application for DoD Child Care Fees
    • DD Form 2606, DoD Child Development Program Request for Care Record