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Installation Overview --Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

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Installation Overview --Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

Brewster Child Development Center (one of three centers)

Photo courtesy U.S. Marine Corps

Child Care services available aboard Camp Lejeune include; full-time care, part-day preschool, toddler play groups, hourly care, Saturday evening care, Special Events and special needs care at the Child Development Centers. When the Child Development Centers (CDC) are at a maximum capacity, children will be placed on the waiting list by the Resource and Referral Office. This may be done prior to transfer by providing a DoD Request For Care, Form 2606, and a copy of your orders to the Resource and Referral office.

Children six weeks through 12 years of age of military and Department of Defense civilian personnel, reservists on active duty or during inactive personnel training and DoD contractors are eligible for services at base Child Development Centers. All immunizations must be up to date or waived due to religious affiliation upon enrolling your child in a Children and Youth Program.

To register, parents must provide:

* Child's shot records
* Sponsor's current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES)/pay stub
* Child's social security number
* Food Stamps, School Lunch, AFDC and Medicare numbers
* Power of Attorney if sponsor is deployed
* NAVMC 10922 (Application for BAQ) or copy of dependent data page from the Marine Corps Total Force System, if claiming single parent status
* Family Care Plan is required (dual or single active duty)

Sponsor must sign forms to complete registration.

Patrons using the CDC and SAC portions of the Children, Youth and Teen Programs must register at the Children, Youth and Teen Programs Office, Building 1966. Registration hours are from 8 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday.

Full-time care, part-time care, hourly care, extended hours, special needs or respite care is available in On or Off Base Family Child Care homes. Homes are also available for Saturday evening and special events care. The Family Child Care (FCC) Administrative Office is located in Bldg TT-91.

The Camp Lejeune Children, Youth, and Teen Programs Branch offer affordable options to meet the needs of our military families.

The Camp Lejeune Child, Youth and Teen Programs (CYT) offers affordable options to meet the needs of our military families. After registering, you have access to teen programs. Many of the local schools use the Student 2 Student (S2S) program through the Military Child Education Coalition to access current curriculum and credits required. The Camp Lejeune Schools use the current military sponsorship program in addition to the base School Liaison Office. Registration The Resource & Referral office of the Children, Youth & Teen Programs Branch is located at the Midway Park Marine & Family Services Annex, Bldg LCH-4012. Phone numbers are 449-9552 or 449-9563. You will need to register your child or children before they can participate in programs.

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