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Oct 20

October 20, 2017

Child & Youth Newsletter – Fall 2017

Check out our recap of the summer with our Guard youth as well as upcoming events and valuable resources. Want to get involved with our Guard Youth Program? Contact Lance or Kym: Lance Ellis, LCYPC 12200 E Briarwood Ave Ste #160, Centennial, CO 80112 Email: Office: (720)250-1195 Mobile: (303)524-5614 Kymberly Wheeler, CYPC 9510 Voyager Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80920 Email: Mobile: (303)549-6003 Office: (720)250-1412

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Oct 18

October 18, 2017

Youth Costume Party Open House!

Enjoy refreshments, games, candy, music, and fun! Find out more about our Youth Program for Colorado National Guard Youth ages 6-18. November 4 6pm-8pm Colorado Springs Readiness Center – 9510 Voyager Pkwy, 80920 RSVP to or 303-549-6003

Posted in Child and Youth, Fun!

Oct 11

October 11, 2017

4-H Incredible Wearables Science Experiment

10 slots are available for Guard Youth at the 2017 4-H Youth National Science Day Experiment: Incredible Wearables! Have you ever wanted to build something using technology? This year, teams will be working together to design their own fitness tracker. Find out what it’s like to be an engineer and use technology to solve real world problems. Check out a video at Event includes lots of hands-on activities and pizza! Who: Anyone in grades 4-12 who wants to try out…

Posted in Child and Youth, Community Event

Oct 11

October 11, 2017

USO Denver & Denver Nuggets Basketball Clinic for Military Youth

November 6 5pm-6:30pm USO Denver has teamed up with the Denver Nuggets NBA Team Alumni Players, Dancers, and Rocky, to host a basketball clinic for 8-14 year-old military kids. They have space for 60 participants on Monday Evening, November 6th. Check-in starts at 1700 hrs and the event will begin promptly at 1730. The clinic will end at 1830. For more details and to register, please visit:   If you have any questions, please contact Gayle Melges at 720-550-3330 or

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Sep 5

September 5, 2017

Emergency Preparedness Training – September 16, 8am-5pm

  EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS: An invaluable free training for the whole family ARE YOU READY? BE YOUR OWN HERO, SAVE YOURSELF! University of Colorado Denver/Assistive Technology Partners in collaboration with the El Paso County of Emergency Management is offering the first ever emergency preparedness training for transition-aged youth (14-25) with developmental disabilities, their family members and caregivers. (ASL Trainer provided for deaf and hard of hearing) You Will Learn • Emergency preparedness, specifically for persons with disabilities • What you need to do to get ready…

Posted in Child and Youth, Community Event, Training

Aug 30

August 30, 2017

Teen Resiliency Camp – September 8-10

It’s time for our 4th annual Teen Resiliency Retreat in Wyoming on September 8th-10th! We’ve proven each year that training can be fun!   To register, simply email Lance Ellis with your teen’s first, last name, age, and branch of service. Space is extremely limited and will go quickly, so connect with him ASAP. All costs are paid on your behalf by COARNG and COANG funds. Trip includes charter bus transportation, lodging, meals at the camp, training and materials and all recreational…

Posted in Child and Youth, Summer Camps, Teen Leadership

Aug 2

August 2, 2017

The Child & Youth Program Needs Assessment

The Child & Youth Program Needs YOUR Feedback! Complete this survey and help them improve the program!–Assessment   Thank you!  

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Jul 21

July 21, 2017

Pass it on…

The “Pass It On” is available online at:   DAY CAMPS Slots are still available for Fort Carson’s Religious Support Office (RSO) day camps at Fort Carson. RSO Camps for ages 7-12 will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 24-28 and again July 31 to Aug. 4. Camps include worship, outdoor games, crafts, lunch and small group activities. A small, nonrefundable camp fee is due at registration. Contact Heidi McAllister, director of religious education, at 526-5744…

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May 19

May 19, 2017

“The Littles, BIG Night Out”

Looking for something for your kids to do this summer? Leave your kids with us and enjoy some time to yourself! COARNG Youth Programs is rolling out another new initiative. This series is for ages 6-8. Please see the attached two flyers for general info. There’s no cost to you ,as Youth Programs is paying on your behalf. We are offering a series of four Friday nights of which two of the events will be offered in Colorado Springs (Kym…

Posted in Child and Youth, Summer Camps

May 19

May 19, 2017

CONG Youth Advisory Council BBQ

 The CONG Youth Advisory Council is looking to add new members to their thriving council. We are hosting an  informative recruitment BBQ. Members of the YAC and their state advisors will share background on the YAC, their experiences, and future plans for the YAC while also enjoying great food, games, and fellowship! IF SO, THIS IS FOR YOU! For more information or to register, contact: Kymberly Wheeler or 303–549–6003 M–F 7am–3:30pm

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