Located onboard NAS Pensacola, the Youth Center hours are Monday through Friday from 6 AM to 6 PM. The Youth Center is available for use by active duty military personnel, DoD civilian personnel, reservists on active duty or inactive duty for training, DoD contractors and active duty Coast Guard dependents ages 5 (kindergarten) to 18.
Programs include school-age child care (SAC), instructional classes, and special events.
*Children may not exceed 12 hours of care per day.
School Age Care and Seasonal Camps
The Youth Center offers a nationally accredited School-Age Care program designed to give children a safe place to grow and learn before and after school. This program is open from 6 AM - 6 PM and provides before and after school transportation to Hellen Caro, Blue Angels, Navy Point and Pleasant Grove Elementary schools and before Jim Bailey Middle School. School Age Care fees are based on total family income pursuant to Navy regulations. Before and After School Care is available any time school is in session and is also available on early release and non-school days. Breakfast, lunch and snacks are provided to all children in accordance with USDA regulations. The Before and After School program provides a structured environment with weekly programming done by trained staff and participates in base-wide special events and local community service projects.
In the weeks that school is not in session, the Youth Center offers a summer camp program, spring break camp and winter break camp. Children will participate in a variety of field trips and activities. This camp is a place where kids can really enjoy their time off.
Click here for more information about the NASP Youth Center before & after school program.
Boys and Girls Club and 4-H Programs
The Youth Center is a partner with Boys and Girls Club of America (BGCA) and 4-H offering quality curriculum and programming for Pensacola’s youth. BGCA activity programs include Power Hour, an incentive-based homework help program, Fine Arts and ImageMakers, where youth of all ages can express themselves through art/photography. Community service and leadership programs such as the Torch Club is offered for pre-teens. The Youth Center also offers 4-H curriculum for youth development with the following essential elements: Belonging, Mastery, Independence, and Generosity.
The Youth Center hosts Bushido Judo classes for ages 5-17.
Youth Sports - On Corry Station
The Navy Youth Sports experience is to teach the enjoyment of playing on a team as a character building activity without the pressure of a highly competitive program is at Corry Station. Please call 850-452-3490 x3047 for more information.
The Youth Center also hosts special events such as BGCA Day for Kids, Worldwide Day of Play, Armed Forces Kids Run, Back to School Celebration, and Valentine’s Day Dance.