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Child & Youth Services

Our mission: CYS integrates and delivers base support to reduce the conflict between parental responsibilities and unit mission requirements and enable readiness for a globally responsive Army.

Our vision: A driving force for excellence in school support, youth programs, and childcare for the Army, Department of Defense, and the Nation.

Our commitment: We are committed to providing responsive and relevant child and youth programs IAW established standards to accomplish the mission of all assigned installations.

We are committed to providing appropriate programs and services at the right time and place for our Soldiers and their Families.

We are committed to getting the most out of every Army dollar.

Our workforce: CYS professionals are among the best in the world. We treat them as such by emphasizing engaged and caring leadership, fair and appropriate recognition, professional development, accountability, and empowerment. CYS professionals make a meaningful difference in the lives of those we support.

CYS SY21-22 Fee Charts


Veterans Day Art Winners

K-2nd Grade
Winner: Myah (School Age Center)
Runner Up: Jatniel (Tincher CDC)
3-5 Grade
Winner: Emi Genck(School Age Center)
Runner Up: Ava(School Age Center)
6-12 Grade
Winner: Jasmine (Youth Center)
Runner Up: Ozias Diaz (Youth Center)

Welcome to CYS

Child and Youth Services (CYS) provides programs and services for children of eligible military and civilian families. Within CYS you will find something to meet your children’s needs, including:

  • Full, part time or hourly child care
  • Before/after school care
  • Camps
  • Programs for your middle school and teen youth
  • Instructional classes
  • Workforce preparation opportunities
  • Sports and fitness activities 

Today’s CYS programs, deemed a "model for the nation" by Presidential acclaim, continue to operate on these cornerstones:

  • Quality – Child care is DoD-certified and nationally accredited
  • Availability – Child care is available on- and off-post
  • Affordability – Fees for various programs are competitively priced and affordable regardless of sponsor's income
  • Accountability - To safeguard the Army's resources by efficient management oversight, good fiscal stewardship, reducing waste and protecting assets of programs and services to Soldiers and their Families.
Home Alone Policy

Home-Alone Policy

Fort Sill Out-of-School Home-Alone Policy


More Child & Youth Services

CYS Teen Functional Fitness

Open to CYS registered youth in grades 6th - 12th. 

Jun 20 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

CYS Teen Functional Fitness

Open to CYS registered youth in grades 6th - 12th. 

Jun 20 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

CYS Babysitting Training Course

Participants will learn basic childcare skills and become CPR/First Aid certified.

Jun 26 9 am - 1 pm

Back to School Bash & Color Run

Get back-to-school ready by joining us for the Back to School Bash & Color Run at LETRA!

Aug 3 9 am - 2 pm