• Check MCCS Programs - for activities and opportunities for kids at Cherry Point.  Click here to link to the website.

 

  • Cherry Point Youth Sports - click here to download the brochure for Youth Sports program at MCAS Cherry Point.

 

  • TRENT Junior Civitan Club - provides opportunities for youth in grades 6 - 12 to serve the community, have fun and meet new people.  Click here for more information and the application to join the club.

 

  • Read to the Rhythm - a summer reading program sponsored by the MCAS Cherry Point Library.  June 19 from 2:30 - 4 pm and June 26 from 2 - 3:30 pm.  Click here for more information about activities on each day.  

 

 

  • "Wolfpack" Leadership & College Experience - this unique opportunity to enjoy a week of "college life" at North Carolina State University is offered to military teens between ages 14 - 18 (Active Duty, Guard or Reserve) and is designed to help teens better understand college life through various leadership development activities and adventures.  Visit Military Outreach website for more information.  Event will be held June 22-26, 2015.  Space is limited and applications are due by June 5, 2015.  

 

  • Summer Engineering Camps - NC State University and Craven Community College will offer an exciting summer camp for middle school students.  The week-long camps will focus on engineering using hand-on activities and challenges.  The MIDDLE SCHOOL camp will be held June 22-26, 2015.  Click here to download more information and the application for the middle school group.  The HIGH SCHOOL camp will be July 13-17, 2015.  Click here to download more information for the high school group. Applications are due April 18.  

 

  • NASA Space Camp - Bernard Curtis Brown II Memorial Scholarship - sponsored by the Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC), this scholarship provides for a fully paid, week-long NASA Space Camp experience.  Deadline to apply is March 10.  Please click here to download the scholarship application.  You can visit www.spacecamp.com for more information about the NASA Space Camp.
  • NC Operation: Military Kids (OMK) is an ongoing community support program that provides recreational, educational and social activities for military youth through the North Carolina 4H program.  They offer 4H clubs, camps and other special events and activities.  To learn more visit the OMK website here.  To view their "Calendar of Events" for fun and engaging activities for military youth and families click here.

 

  • Carteret-Craven Electric Membership Cooperative (CCEC) Youth Sports Camp Scholarships - applications will begin for middle-school students for all-expense paid scholarships to summer basketball camps at the UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University. Young men can apply to attend the Roy Williams Carolina Basketball Camp in Chapel Hill, and young women can vie for a spot at the Wolfpack Women’s Basketball Camp in Raleigh.  Please visit the CCEC website here for more information and to download an application.  Deadline is March 31.
  • Austism Society of NC - Crystal Coast Chapter - click here to download the latest contacts and happenings 

 

  • UNC Chapel Hill - offers several programs and events for high school students.  Programs like North Carolina Renaissance, Project Uplift, and Heels for Success reach underrepresented student populations, first-generation college students and those from disadvantaged backgrounds.  Click here to link to more information about the North Carolina Renaissance and Project Uplift programs and here to link to the Heels for Success website. 

 

  •  EDAP - Engineering Developmental Assistance Program - work study program through Fleet Readiness Center (FRC) East for students pursuing a four year engineering degree.  Click here to download a brochure for more information.

 

  • Safe Sitter Course for Teens - Carolina East Health Systems is offering Safe Sitter Training Classes for Tweens and Teens (ages 11 - 13).  Please click here to visit their website for more information about the program, dates of training, and registration.

  

  •  YMCA - provides eligible military personnel with access to youth development, family strengthening, and health wellness through memberships at community YMCA's nationwide.   www.ymca.net or www.militaryonesource.com

 

  • Camp Corral offers a summer camp for military kids ages 8 - 15.  Top priority is given to children of wounded, disabled, or fallen veterans/service members and others are placed on each camp's waiting list.  Camp Corral is open to ALL branches of service, including National Guard and Reserves.  Please visit the website www.campcorral.org for more information.

 

  • Society of Military Engineers (SAME) offers an excellent opportunity for high school students who aspire to become engineers.  SAME sponsors a one week summer camp that introduces high school students to the engineering profession.  More information on this program and the application forms can be found by clicking here.

 

  • Our Military Kids provides grants to the children of National Guard and Military Reserve personnel who are currently deployed overseas, as well as the children of Wounded Warriors in all branches. The grants from Our Military Kids pay for participation in sports, fine arts, camps, and tutoring programs that nurture and sustain children while a parent is away in service to our country or recovering from injury.  Visit their website by clicking here.

 

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of America offers military children free programs and services at local off-base clubs, including after-school and summer programs.  To learn more about the Boys & Girls Clubs of America Military Partnership click here.   To find a Boys & Girls Club near you click here to view the 15 clubs closest to Havelock, NC.

 

  • Operation Kids on Guard is a program to support the emotional and physical well being of chidlren by offering a day and overnight weekend drill that provides an opportunity for kids to learn about what their military loved one does in the North Carolina National Guard (NCNG).  For more information visit the NCNG website here.

 

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