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San Diego Marine Corps Base Youth Care, Sports and Activities




Child Care Programs for San Diego Marine Corps Base

Children Youth and Teen Programs: Offers family care referrals (on base home daycares), School Age Care for after school programs, and CDC (Child Development Center) which takes children six weeks thru six years.

Child Development Center: For children 6 weeks through age 5.

Family Child Care Homes: If you want or need childcare, family home care is available through certified daycare providers.

Before and After School Program:  Homework help, crafts, games, sports, music and dance, library activities, movie theater, science and computer. Enrichment classes vary and include tae kwon do, tap, ballet and cheer. Optional transportation is available before and after school to local schools. The program fee is based on family income.

Boys and Girls Club/Teen Center: They are affiliated with the Boys & Girls Club of America, which allows them to participate in their programs and activities. The Teen Center has state-of-the-art computers to help with homework or just for enjoyment. There are pool and foosball tables, video games, contests, Xbox gaming, DVD and big-screen TV and more. The Center offers opportunities to satisfy community service and volunteer hour requirements.

Exceptional Family Member Program: Information and referrals. The Respite Care program offers 40 free hours of childcare per month.

First Five San Diego: Focuses on the first five years of a child’s life. Offers free parenting classes, education, preschool and more. Check out the website for more information.

Youth Sports

On Base Youth Sports: Children ages 4-14 can participate in this program. They offer Basketball, Soccer, Tee-Ball, Three Pitch Softball, Summer Basketball, Flag Football, Cheer leading, Tennis, Summer Camps and other special events.

Martial Arts: Some area companies: White Dragon Martial ArtsJing InstituteThe Boxing ClubSojourn Martial Arts and more. Ask around for recommendations.

Gymnastics/Cheer: Some area companies: Elite GymnasticsVictory Gymnastics AcademySan Diego Rhythm Gymnastics Academy and more. Ask around for recommendations.

San Diego Parks and Recreation: This is a great resource for living in the area. It provides information from where to walk your dog, find a recreation center, swimming pool, etc. They offer youth and adult sports as Little League, Pop Warner, Bobby Sox, AYSO utilize the Park & Recreation Department facilities for their sports leagues. For information on both youth and adults leagues in your community, please visit our recreation center page or call the closest recreation center.

First Five California: Focuses on the first five years of a child’s life. Offers free parenting classes, education, services and more. Check out their website or call for more information.