Youth Programs

NAF El Centro's Child Development Center offers full time care for children 6 weeks to kindergarten. Children are supervised by qualified staff who receive ongoing training and provide activities that promote physical growth, motor development, thought and language development and creativity. Fees are based on total family income.

The Child Development Home program offers home based child care on a full-time basis. Child Development Home Care Providers are qualified professionals operating independent programs in military and civilian housing.

NAF El Centro's Youth Center program consists of diversified recreational, social and athletic curriculum to satisfy the interests and needs of children ages six to twelve years old. Fees are based on total family income. The program is designed to provide training in the leisure time skills. We offer arts and crafts, bowling and outdoor activities. Field trips are also part of the curriculum. Before school care is available if needed. Please contact the Center Manager for details.

Facility Contact Information
Child Development Center Phone: 760-339-2560
Fax: 760-339-2326
Hours: Monday-Friday: 5:45 am-5:30 pm
Closed Saturday, Sunday & Holidays
Child Development Home Bldg. 3400
Phone: 760-339-2560
Fax: 760-339-2326
Hours: Hours are determined by provider.
Youth Center Bldg. 3400
Hours: Monday-Friday: 1 pm-5:30 pm
Closed Saturday, Sunday & Holidays
Phone: 760-339-2560

Upcoming Events

  • Mommy/Son & Daddy/Daughter Dance

    Friday, Feb 17 • 6-9 pm • FREE • Child & Youth Programs, Bldg. 3400
    Don't miss the dance your child (and you) will treasure forever! We'll play musical hearts, chicken dance, hokey pokey, and more great music, plus light refreshments will be served.

    Info/Register: 760-339-2475 or 760-604-2016