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Fort Campbell CDC COVID-19 Safety Procedures

Fort Campbell Child & Youth Services (CYS) would like to share the safety measures we have in place to keep children safe at our facilities.
We are working hard to privde the safest and best experience for our patrons and employees.
We are here for you!

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The following facilities are open to certain categories of Active Duty Soldiers only:
CDC 1, CDC 2, Gardner Hills CDC and Eagles CDC.
Airborne SAC and Bastogne SAC.
Strong Beginnings

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Kentucky Hourly Care
is OPEN to Active Duty and is located at 2187 Kentucky Avenue.
Child(ren) must be registered and up to date with CYS Parent Central Services.
Hourly Care is available for children up to age 5 years.
Care is limited to three (3) hours per day.
Hours of operation are Monday thru Friday, 8am to 4pm.
Snack is the only meal served.
Reservations can be made on WebTrac or by calling +1 (270)461-5513.

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All other Child & Youth Services facilities and activities remain
closed until further notice.

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IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION - PLEASE READ

All authorized Active Duty patrons enrolled in full day care right now at a CDC or SAC, you will be billed.
The billing cycle is returning to the 1st and 15th of each month for all those patrons with children in full day care.

If you were previously enrolled you will not lose your slot and you will not be charged since you are not using care.
When we return to normal operations, you will be notified.  

 

Child Development Centers

We provide quality full-time and hourly childcare for children 6 weeks through 5 years of age. Additionally, small ratio groups are available for addressing the individualized needs of each child. Our specialized and trained staff have a strong educational foundation for early childhood practices and theories. Our staff ensures all children receive the proper nurturing, respect and social interaction skills regardless of family background, race, gender or culture. We give our children the opportunity to make friends, to explore and to experiment through a variety of play activities.
 

Visit MWR's CYS Online Services page to reserve hourly care, make payments, sign up for activities, view child care statements and much more!

Watters CDC #1

Watters 1 CDC provides full-day child care for children 6 weeks to 5 years of age.

Watters CDC #2

Watters 2 CDC provides full-day child care for children 6 weeks to 5 years of age.

Eagles CDC

Eagles CDC provides full-day child care for children 6 weeks to 5 years of age.

Gardner Hills CDC

Gardner Hills CDC provides care for children 6 weeks to 5 years of age.

Tennessee Hourly Care

Tennessee Child Development Hourly Center Care provides hourly child care for children 6 weeks to 5 years of age.

Mission

Army Child and Youth Services (CYS) programs support military readiness by reducing the conflict between Soldiers’ parental responsibilities and mission requirements.” Simply stated, CYS programs provide quality child care, youth out of school options, and school support services so that Soldiers and Department of Defense (DoD) Civilians can focus on their job, knowing their children are well cared for by professional staff in state of the art facilities. Taking care of our Soldiers and their Families with consistent, effective and safe programs builds and enhances not only military readiness and retention, but also Family resilience.

Accreditation

Our center has been accredited through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) since April 1998. Accreditation is a nationally recognized credential for a developmental appropriate early childhood program. This credential recognizes programs that provide high quality care and education for young children. The purpose of becoming accredited is to continue to learn and improve the quality of our programs for young children. Our ratios are as follows: Infants 1:4, Pre-toddlers 1:5, Toddlers 1:7, Preschool 1:10.

Training and Curriculum

The Training and Curriculum Specialists (TACS) ensure the curriculum provided in our programs is age appropriate and provides developmental learning activities. The TACSs also plan, track, and provide training for employees and parents. Each center has 1-2 TACS depending on the size of the facility. They monitor the execution of the program requirements, ensure staff training, assess environmental and program quality, role model developmentally appropriate practices, and work cohesively with the specified Program Director. We are currently using Creative Curriculum in our classrooms. To learn more, please visit the Creative Curriculum web site for additional information.

Part Day Preschool

Give your preschooler the advantage of hands-on learning adventures with the Child, Youth & School Services (CYSS) Part-Day Preschool. This program has been designed with an interactive curriculum to stimulate preschoolers physical, intellectual, emotional, social and cognitive development by providing a positive and friendly early-learning experience.  The Pre-School Program is designed for children ages 3-5 years old. Our staff is trained in Creative Curriculum, where children learn essential skills through purposeful play.  We foster independence in children by allowing exploration through different experiences and themes in a safe and nurturing environment. Our mission at the Part Day Program is to provide quality care for your children in this unique and nurturing setting. The Part Day Pre-School (PDPS) offers a morning and afternoon session that operates from 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.  Monday, Wednesday, and Friday or the 2 day program on Tuesday and Thursday.

Strong Beginnings Pre-K

We have a new Strong Beginnings Pre-K Program here at Fort Campbell.