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Apr 25

April 25, 2018

Protected: Photos from The Island 2018

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Apr 24

April 24, 2018

Youth Leadership Forum

Calling all National Guard teens! Our Youth Program is hosting a Youth Leadership Forum to foster personal growth through self-discovery and experiential learning opportunities to help individuals as they identify and embrace their strengths. June 1-3 Ages 13-18 Ponderosa Retreat Center Larkspur, CO Focus areas include Resilience Connection Empowerment Communication Action For more information, contact Kymberly: Kymberly Wheeler Colorado National Guard Child and Youth Program Coordinator Cognitive Professional Services – Contractor 9510 Voyager Parkway Colorado Springs, CO 80920 Office: 720-250-1412 Cell:…

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Apr 10

April 10, 2018

Operation Outdoors Weekend Camp presented by the YMCA

Are you and your family ready to get away for a weekend of adventure, excitement, and fun? ASYMCA/Camp Shady Brook Military Family Weekend Camp specifically for E1-E5’s (Active Duty, Guard, Reserve) is the perfect place for your family to unwind together! Also, this is a great opportunity for spouses & their children of deployed service members to keep busy and have quality bonding time together. Limited spots available. Please contact Drew Aquino with questions or comments. Drew Aquino Military Outreach…

Posted in Child and Youth, Fun!, Relationships, Resilience

Apr 6

April 6, 2018

CONG Youth Game Night – 5May18

CONG teens ages 13-18 are invited to come enjoy a game night and learn more about the CONG Youth Advisory Council (YAC). The YAC is a group of teens working together to address everyday issues in a safe and fun environment and is in need of new members! Participating in this program is a great opportunity to learn leadership and interpersonal skills while being recognized for community service. Teens will be able to document skills and performances for resumes and college applications….

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Apr 4

April 4, 2018

Young Lives, BIG Stories Contest

Army youth are eligible to enter the Young Lives, BIG Stories Contest! Entries due April 30. Drawings or essays should depict, “What does it mean to you to be a military child?” More information can be found below or at https://www.armymwr.com/programs-and-services/family-assist/month-military-child/young-lives-big-stories. PRIZES: One (1) Grand Prize: The grand prize winner will receive an Apple MacBook Air laptop (ARV $1600). First place prize winners (1 from each age category) will receive one of the following: Ages 3-4: LeapFrog LeapPad Platimun Tablet (ARV $115)…

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Apr 4

April 4, 2018

Military Parent’s Night Out offered by the YMCA

Various YMCA locations in the Colorado Springs area are offering discounted rates for Parent’s Night Out.               

Posted in Child and Youth, Community Resource, Parenting

Apr 4

April 4, 2018

Month of the Military Child Celebration with the USO – 16Apr18

Monday, April 16th from 4:30pm-8pm A Celebration for Military Children Buckley, AFB – Leadership Development Center (LDC) April is the Month of the Military Child, so USO Denver would like to take the opportunity to recognize military kids for their service too. At this open-house style event, we’ve got some fun things planned – crafts, games, Disney and other give aways, a photo booth with fun props, snacks, and fun! (You don’t need to arrive precisely at 4:30 or stay…

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Mar 29

March 29, 2018

Just Between Friends Consignment Event – FREE Admission!

Thursday, August 16 – Sunday, August 19 Arapahoe County Fairgrounds – 25690 E Quincy Ave, Aurora, CO 80016 Visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-admission-jbf-aurora-fall-2018-tickets-38920085022?aff=erelexpmlt to register. Come shop 50-90% BELOW retail on everything for your family! Just Between Friends Aurora is Aurora’s Largest children’s and maternity consignment event! This event happens twice a year! With an anticipated 200+ consignors and over 100,000 items for our Fall 2018 event, it is truly an event you have to see to believe! Find clothes for infants through teen…

Posted in Child and Youth, Community Event

Mar 14

March 14, 2018

Teen Police Academy in Aurora – Summer 2018

If your teen is interested in learning more about law enforcement, the City of Aurora is offering a Teen Academy for those 14+. Questions should be addressed to Ruth Brassell at 303-739-6350.

Posted in Child and Youth, Summer Camps, Teen Leadership

Mar 13

March 13, 2018

Evans Army Community Hospital Summer Youth Program

Is your teen interested in a career in health care? This program is for you! The Evans Army Community Hospital (EACH) Summer Youth Program is for youths who are military Family members between 14-17 years old and are interested in a career in health care. To apply, visit the Red Cross office (Room 1011) inside of Evans Army Community Hospital. Youth applicants must have a DoD Military ID card and be current with immunizations to qualify. Applications are available through April 16….

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