Child & Youth

 

Child Development Center (CDC)

  • The CDC and School Age Care are currently open for already-enrolled mission-essential personnel and those that are deemed essential by the Commanding Officer. 
  • Hours of operation are now Monday - Friday from 7:00 am - 5:00 pm.
  • No hourly or INDOC care is currently offered. 

Please check this website and visit our Facebook page for updates to this policy and on other MWR facilities and programs.

(Ages 6 weeks – 5 years and pre-Kindergarten)

Sigonella’s Child Development Center supports families with childcare for those age 6 weeks to pre-school age with experiences designed to enhance their social, emotional, cognitive and physical development. All education technicians are trained in CPR and first aid and in developmentally appropriate practices.

The Child Development Center provides:

  • Full-time child care for infants to preschool
  • Qualified and caring staff
  • Nutritionally sound meals
  • Age-appropriate programming

The Sigonella CDC is fully accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

Childcare Registration

MilitaryChildCare.com (MCC) provides a single online gateway for families to access military-operated or military-subsidized child care options worldwide across all service branches. The site enables families to create a household profile, conduct child care searches, submit requests for care, and manage their requests at any time and from any location. In order to process any registrations for the CDC or SAC, each family must visit MilitaryChildCare.com to create their account and submit the required request for care.

Cost is based on total family income.  Open to Active duty members, DOD civilians, reservists, DoD contractors, and retirees.

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School Age Care (SAC)

  • The CDC and School Age Care are currently open for already-enrolled mission-essential personnel and those that are deemed essential by the Commanding Officer. 
  • Hours of operation are now Monday - Friday from 7:00 am - 5:00 pm.
  • No hourly or INDOC care is currently offered. 

Please check this website and visit our Facebook page for updates to this policy and on other MWR facilities and programs.

(Ages 5 and in Kindergarten-12)

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 and 4-H. SAC is an 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: Sports Fitness and Recreation, The Arts, Character and Leadership, Education and Career Development plus STEM, Health and Life Skills, Bowling, Swimming, Field Trips, and other special events. Children are divided into groups. During the school year, SAC is a Before/After school recreational program. Students are escorted to and from elementary school.  

The Sigonella SAC is fully accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA).

Childcare Registration

MilitaryChildCare.com (MCC) provides a single online gateway for families to access military-operated or military-subsidized child care options worldwide across all service branches. The site enables families to create a household profile, conduct child care searches, submit requests for care, and manage their requests at any time and from any location. In order to process any registrations for the CDC or SAC, each family must visit MilitaryChildCare.com to create their account and submit the required request for care.

Cost is based on total family income.  Open to Active duty members, DOD civilians, reservists, DoD contractors, and retirees.

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Youth Complex Marinai

THE YOUTH COMPLEX IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

Please visit our Facebook page for updates on MWR facilities and programs.

The Youth Complex in Marinai is the home of our Teen Center for youth ages 11 (and in the 6th grade) - 18 (and still in High School).

The complex is fully equipped with:

  • Nintendo, X-Box and PlayStation Gaming Systems
  • Big-screen TVs
  • Pool table, a ping pong table, air hockey table and a foosball table
  • Musical instruments including an electric keyboard, a drum set and an acoustic/electric guitar.
  • Full service kitchen for cooking projects

The Youth Complex is Sigonella’s hub for our planned youth events. Come join us for excursions into town for activities such as go-karting, paintballing, dinners on the town, hiking, kayaking, paddleboarding, snorkeling, and much more!  Affiliated with the Boys and Girls Club of America and 4H. Come in and join us for a Cooking Club, Technology Club, Art Club, Smart Girls, Keystone, Torch Club, Passport to Manhood, and many more exciting activities.

All youth ages 11 (and in the 6th grade) - 18 (and still in High School) must be registered to participate. Registration packets can be picked up at the Youth Complex.

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Youth Sports

YOUTH SPORTS ARE CURRENTLY SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

The MWR Youth Sports Program offers a variety of organized sporting and recreational activities that promote the psychological, social and physical well-being of youths. MWR provides the staff, equipment and playing areas necessary to facilitate the athletic and recreational development of children.

Team Sports: Baseball, softball, soccer, basketball, flag football, cheerleading andwrestling

Individual Challenges: Run club and seasonal camps

Parental involvement and volunteerism is a key aspect of our program! We hold clinics to train coaches and officials. Please let us know if you are interested in helping our programs out.

Register for Youth Sports programs at SAC, Youth Complex or online at:  https://myffr.navyaims.com/europecyms.html   

(*Note - Your child must have an active registration on file.)

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