An official army family and MWR Site

Youth Center

Our new state-of-the-art facility designed specifically for the youth population at Fort Sill features many amenities for youth to take advantage of learning benefits. 

*Youth Center Office opens at 11 a.m. daily (M-F) for parent convenience. (Doors may open later due to training, meetings, etc.)

The Youth Center (YC) follows the Lawton Public Schools (LPS) school calendar, opening 1 p.m. on days schools are closed.

Camps are offered during LPS breaks (Fall, Winter & Spring) 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Camps are based on DoD Fee Policy, registration is required for all camps.

 School Out Breaks
 Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer
 Monday-Thursday    7 a.m.–1 p.m. (CYSS Fee-Based Camp) 
 1 p.m.–6 p.m
 Friday  1 p.m.–8 p.m.
 Saturday  Closed


Home-Alone Policy

Fort Sill Out-of-School Home-Alone Policy


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STEM Center

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. The Fort Sill Stem Center is located at the Youth Center and for CYS registered children between the ages of 11 to 18 and specifically designed to provide them hands-on experience in STEM related skills. The STEM Center allows youth to discover all the possible educational opportunities waiting for them in the near future. Most of all we want our children to get creative and have fun!

  • .Technology Lab/Wacom Interactive Tablets
  • Robotics Work Center
  • 3D Prints
  • Gaming Consols and More

"The program helps youths to develop needed life skills, create interest in advancing technology, and reach life goals beyond what they may have previously believed possible."

 Miranda Daniel, Fort Sill Youth Center Director


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    Photo Credit: Justin Bruffett

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    Photo Credit: Justin Bruffett

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Registration/Program Fees/Snacks and Meals
  • FREE registration for eligible youth in grades 6-12 can be processed at the Fort Sill Youth Center, Bldg. 1010, +1 (580)442-6745 or at Parent Central Services, Bldg. 4700, +1 (580)442-3486.
  • FREE program access of the Youth Center, with the exception of: Break Camps (Fall, Winter, Spring & Summer), and some Special Events/Field Trips. Fees vary on the scope of the activity.
  • FREE USDA snacks are provided daily during afternoon programming throughout the year. FREE breakfast and lunch are also provided during break camps.
  • The center is available to all authorized Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation patrons including Active Duty Military, Retired Military, National Guard and Reserves, DoD Civilian Employees and non-DoD Contracted Employees who work on Fort Sill.
Give Youth the Advantage


  • Poster Printer
  • Photoshop Elements
  • DSLR Cameras
  • Create through canvas or clay
  • Evolve through critique and competitions


  • Internet Access
  • Gaming Consoles
  • Wall Projector
  • Computer Lab
  • Research the Latest Tech


  • Scholarship Search
  • Resume Writing
  • Tutors for Guidance
  • Boys & Girls Club of America
  • Homework Center
  • Locally Used Textbooks 


  • Speakers, Amps and Guitar
  • Soundproof Recording Studio
  • Music Software Mix
  • Keyboard Available
  • Bring your Instruments to Practice


  • Full Size Basketball Court
  • Rock Climbing Wall
  • 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
  • Dodgeball
  • Tennis Courts
  • Golf Practice Area 





More Child & Youth Services


CYS Teen Functional Fitness

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

Jul 23 4:30 pm - 5:30 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