School-age program openings available
By Staff Sgt. Vesta Anderson, 325th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
/ Published August 06, 2007
TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- The Youth Center here currently has openings available for the School Age Program. The program offers before and after school care for children enrolled in kindergarten through sixth grade and payments are based on a total family income.
The program is accredited through the National After-School Association and encompasses activities such as: arts and crafts, computers, dramatic play, outdoor recreation and more. Also, children attending the School Age Program are provided United States Department of Agriculture approved meals and snacks.
"The staff is highly qualified and enthusiastic," said Joe Mcleer, the director of the Youth Center. "They are committed to providing a safe, healthy and nurturing environment to meet the individual developmental needs of children," Mcleer said.
Registration packages can be picked up at the Youth Center. A $50 deposit is required when a package is submitted. The deposit will be applied toward the first payment.
In addition to the forms in the package, parents and guardians need to provide the child's current shot records, the most current LES and, or pay stubs and an Air Force Form 357 if applicable.
For more information to include the daily schedule of activities and current fees, contact the Tyndall Youth Center at 283-4326.