By Rod Powers
The Naval Station Newport Child Development Center, 1376 Bushnell St., provides provides a safe, enjoyable early learning environment for young children. The CDC is open 6:45 a.m. - 5:15 p.m., Monday through Friday and is closed on weekends and federal holidays.
All Child and Youth Programs offer full and part-time spaces. Hourly care is offered when space is available at a fee of $3.00/hour. CDH providers set their own drop-in rates. For more information please call 401-841-4562.
Programs Offered include:
Child Development Center: six weeks through five years of age.
Child Development Home Programs six weeks through 12 years of age.
School Age Care has before and after school care for children five through 12 years of age. Transportation is only provided for Middletown school district residents.
Summer Camp: Kindergarten through 13 years of age.
Youth Sports: four through 12 years of age.
Child Development Homes (CDH) Program providers offer a safe, healthy environment for children ages six weeks to 12 years that is comparable to the center based programs. For more information pertaining to CDH certification or child care referrals, contact the CDH office 401-841-4562.
The Navy Child and Youth Programs provide high quality educational and recreational programs for children and youth. The Youth Programs offer sports throughout the year, designed as a recreational outlet for children. Youth sports include soccer (spring and fall), T-ball and baseball (spring), flag football (fall) and basketball (winter). In addition, year-round Tae Kwon Do lessons are offered for youth age 8 and up.
Summer camp is an outdoor program for children kindergarten to 12 years of age. Summer Camp runs from June to August.