Summer Program Information


  • 4-H enables America’s youth to emerge as leaders through hands-on learning in order to give back to their local communities. Connect with your local 4-H extension about getting involved in a 4-H military partnership.

  • American Camp Association (ACA) works to preserve, promote, and improve the camp experience. Contact an ACA accredited camp using the ACA Directory to inquire about programs for military kids.

  • Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) provides support services to military service members and their families. ASYMCA provides Operation Outdoors, an initiative to provide a camp experience to military kids and their families.

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of America encourages all young people to reach their full potential. Find a club near you to provide your military kid with an opportunity to be more involved in their community.

  • Camp Corral provides military kids with a free week of fun at camp. Working with accredited camp locations throughout the United States, Camp Corral gives military kids a fun, new and challenging week full of activities under the watchful eye of highly trained staff. Take a look at their camp directory to see if there will be a Camp Corral near you.

  • Child and Youth Services (CYS) provides families with information about installation and community events or programming for kids. Use the DoD directory to connect with your local CYS or search for programming by state.

  • Easter Seals provides services, education, outreach, and advocacy so that people living with autism and other disabilities can live, learn, work and play in the communities. Their programs include camp programs for both children with special needs and children whose military parents are dealing with disabilities.

  • Military One Source offers free consultation services to military families. Speak with one of their consultants to see what is being offered for kids in your area.

  • National Guard Youth Programs serve children and youth ages 6-18 by providing opportunities for kids to develop their physical, social, and emotional abilities and to experience achievement, leadership, and friendship.

  • Operation Military Kids (OMK) is a collaborative effort with America's communities to support the children and youth impacted by deployment.

  • Our Military Kids provides support to children of deployed National Guard and Reserve personnel as well as to children of severely injured service members through grants for enrichment activities and tutoring.

  • Tiger Woods Foundation invites youth to participate in our one-of-a-kind S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering and math) and golf programs. The students spend a week (July 20 – 15, 2014) in Anaheim, CA utilizing cutting edge technology learning the skills needed to be an engineer, zoologist, video game architect, kitchen chemist or car designer. Learn more about Summer Camp Academy Scholarships.

  • The Y connect with your local YMCA regarding opportunities for military kids or see if any of the Y camps in your area are a part of the Y’s Military Outreach Initiative.
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