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Military Youth and Teen Programs

When it comes to keeping kids busy with age-appropriate activities, military youth and teen programs offer something for every child, including organized activities, field trips, computer labs, music stations and workout rooms.

For Military Youth and Teens – The Essentials

As a parent, your job is to find activities for your youth and teens that will teach them life skills and build community without boring them or turning them away. It’s especially important to engage military youth and teens in wholesome interests in which they feel safe and grounded.

Department of Defense Summer Camps

Have some activities planned to keep your kids busy, engaged and having fun when school lets out. Department of Defense summer camps may be a great addition to your child’s summer lineup.

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Parenting Youth and Teens – The Essentials

As a parent, your job is to raise children and teens to cope in healthy ways to changing circumstances like deployments, moves and new schools. Military OneSource is there to help you parent at every stage, offering guidance on making moves easier for your kids, helping you support your child at school and encouraging you to talk to teens about important topics like substance abuse and managing stress.

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Youth Employment – The Essentials

A first job is an important milestone that can propel a young person to future success and pave the way for exciting opportunities. Whether your youth is still in school or just starting the search, Military OneSource provides plenty of resources to help military families get a leg up in the job hunt – such as mentors and internships. Check out some strategies to set your youngster up for success.

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Family Life – Resources

Military families can tap into terrific programs and services – from extensive digital libraries to teen camps to resources that make moves easier. Take a look at these top resources for helping your military kids grow strong, make friends and. …

Reports

Service providers and leaders can access various reports on children, youth and teens, such as demographics reports, readiness reports and Quality of Life reviews.

Children, Youth and Teens Service Regulations and Orders

Military programs are governed by federal law, Department of Defense policy and additional policies specific to the branches of service. The below links indicate where service-specific policies that govern children and youth programs in the. …