Child & Youth

 

Child Development Center (CDC)

THE CDC IS OPEN ON A LIMITED BASIS.

  • 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.


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  

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

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

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School Age Care (SAC)

SAC IS OPEN ON A LIMITED BASIS.

  • 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.

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 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 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 elementary school.

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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

  • X-Boxes, X-Box Kinects
  • PlayStations (2, 3, & 4),
  • Wiis, Wii Fit,
  • big-screen TVs,
  • computers,
  • a pool table, a ping pong table, an air hockey table, a foosball table,
  • musical instruments including an electric keyboard, a drum set, and an acoustic/electric guitar.  

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

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 Such as

  • baseball, softball, soccer, basketball, flag football, cheerleading

Individual Challenges

  • 1k-3k fun runs, mini-triathlons, swimming events, fitness clinics

Following a skills assessment, players are divided into teams, which are chosen to be as fair and equal as possible regarding age and skill levels. Parental involvement and volunteerism is a key aspect of our program! We hold clinics to train coaches and officials.

Register for Youth Sports programs at the CDC, SAC or Youth Complex.

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