School Age Centers (SAC)

Army Reserve: Drilling

Benefit Fact Sheet


School Age Centers (SAC) (Ages 6 - 12 years) provide before and after school programs, weekend activities during the school year, summer care, and camps during school vacations. Through partnerships with groups such as 4-H, CHARACTER COUNTS!, and Boys & Girls Clubs of America, installations help Children learn to work with their strengths, interests, and each other, to feel good about themselves, and to grow as individuals. Programs are offered in the core areas of leisure, recreation, and the arts; sport and fitness; life skills, citizenship and leadership; and mentoring and support services.


Family members of Army Reserve Soldiers on drilling status are not eligible for care in School-Age Services. Contact the Army Reserve Family Program Office regarding CYSS services 1-866-345-8248

Additional Information

For more information, please visit the CYS Services webpage maintained by U.S. Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM G-9 Family and MWR):

In addition, CYS School Age Centers programs on Army installations may be located on the Military Resource Locator Library on MyArmyBenefits:

DoD Instruction 6060.02- Family Childcare Program:

Apply for Child Care at

Document Review Date: 06 July 2022