Child Care Programs
School-Age Care program
Cheli School-Age Care program provides quality “out of school” activities for children who have started kindergarten to 12 years of age. The programs are designed to enhance rather than duplicate the school day, are affiliated with The Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and offer 4-H programs. Scheduled developmentally appropriate activities in core program areas and technology are planned based on knowledge of youth development and needs and interests of the youth enrolled. Cheli SAC program is DoD certified and nationally accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA). Cheli School Age Care is open from 6 a.m.–6 p.m.
The program offers Before School Care, After School Care, and Full Day Care when school is not in session. When school is in session, the School Age staff walk the youth to and from school to the program. Times are based on the school’s hours of operation. Cheli SAC is closed on weekends, federal holidays and when necessary due to inclement weather or natural disasters. Rates are not prorated for above mentioned closures. On PACAF Family Days, SAC will be opened on a reservation for care basis. Credits will be given to families not requiring care on PACAF Family Days.
Hourly Care–$4 per hour
Given the demands placed on military families, the need for occasional care can be particularly relevant. Because hourly care can be used in any situation and for any reason, it helps you when you need care other than full-time care. This includes intermittent needs for child care because of work schedules, doctor visits, illnesses, emergencies, or support to cope with daily or unique stressors. Hourly care is offered during normal operating hours when children are present. Spaces are based on space availability, and provided on a first come, first serve basis. Parents or guardians can make reservations up to 30 days in advance. Hourly care during regular and outside normal operating hours are offered in our FCC Homes. Parents will need to provide updated shot records and fill out an hourly care packet.
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Yoiko Child Development Center
The CDC offers full day and hourly care for children ages six weeks to five years old that have not yet started Kindergarten. We require written guidance from a physician, therapist, or other appropriate health care professionals.
Family Child Care
This program provides care for children ages two weeks to twelve years old in on-base housing. All FCC providers are licensed child care professionals. Licensed FCC providers are the only people on base who may provide care in government quarters for more than 10 hours per week on a regular basis.
Cheli School Age Care
Open to children from Kindergarten to sixth grade. Cheli SAC is open for full time care during school breaks.
Lunney Youth Center
We provide a safe, fun, and educational after school environment for children ages nine through thirteen. Annual memberships are available to for children which includes FREE access to multiple, daily Boys and Girls Clubs of America and 4–H sponsored programs and clubs. After the first visit, memberships are required for children to attend the center.
Misawa Teen Center
We provide teens a fun, safe, and interactive after school environment for youth ages thirteen through eighteen. Annual memberships are available and include FREE access to daily Boys and Girls Clubs of America and 4–H Clubs, specials events, and trips. After the first visit, memberships are required to attend the center to play video games, shoot pool, do homework, and much more.
Monday–Friday | 6 a.m.–6 p.m.
Monday–Friday | 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
CLOSED Saturday, Sunday, PACAF Family Days and federal holidays