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Vicenza Youth Centers

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Middle School & Teen Frequently Asked Questions

How do I sign my child up for an after school youth program?

Youth may pick up a CYS Youth Program Registration & Sponsor Consent packet at the Youth Center on Villaggio or Teen Center on Ederle or at Parent Central Services. Parents must complete the packet and return to Parent Central Services (Ederle, Bldg. 108) for processing.

Once registered, youth will be able to enroll for specific trip schedules, spring break trips, summer camps, etc. Most trips and activities can be booked online through Webtracor in person at Parent Central Services Office, Bldg. 108, Davis Soldier & Family Readiness Center.

What clubs are offered?

The Villaggio Youth Center offers Smart Girls, a Boys and Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) club aimed at empowering and educating middle school females. Another BGCA club, Torch Club, operates at the center and aims to instill leadership, citizenship, and community service in the lives of our youth. The Youth Center also has a thriving cooking club that takes place in our full demo kitchen. A photography club is also present at the Youth Center. The Teen Center operates a Keystone Club, also part of the BGCA, in conjunction with Vicenza High School’s student council and upholds the same values as the Torch Club.

How do I find a sponsor for my child when moving to Vicenza?

The Youth Program takes part in the Youth Sponsorship Program which pairs up incoming youth with a peer of a similar age. They can communicate in advance so the incoming youth knows someone on the first day of school or they can be matched once the incoming youth arrives on the garrison. Outbound youth can be paired with a sponsor at their gaining duty station, too. Contact the Youth Program Director for more information at DSN: 646-4430 or commercial: +39 0444-71-4430.

I want my child to go to the Youth Center after school and stay there until I pick him/her up. Can you force my child to stay there?

Youth who are in sixth grade and above are able to sign themselves into and out of the Youth Center at any time. However, we understand that parents of some of our younger participants are concerned about their whereabouts after school. We do our best to work with parents and remind youth of their parents’ wishes after school.

Are food and snacked provided to youth in the centers?

The Youth Program offers free snacks to participants in accordance with CYS health and nutrition standards. The centers use an a la carte menu and youth are allowed to choose healthy and less healthy snack options that fall within our nutritional guidance. Outside food and beverages are not allowed in the center because we want to ensure all food and beverages are within the guidelines and are not allergy hazards.

More Child & Youth Services

Youth Ultimate Table Tennis Championship

Do you have what it takes to be named the Ultimate Table Tennis Champion?!

Sep 23 2 pm - 4 pm
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Youth Bowling Night

Join the Youth Program for a night of free bowling and pizza with your friends!

Sep 23 5 pm - 7 pm
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CYS Virtual Recruitment Fair - USAG Italy

Start your CYS career today!

Sep 28

Child & Youth Services Job Fair - In Person

If you are eligible to work in USAG Italy, CYS is hiring!

Sep 28 11 am - 1 pm
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Youth Resiliency Workshops: Healthy Relationships

Take part in this engaging and awesome workshop about healthy relationships!

Sep 30 3 pm - 5 pm
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Youth Birthday Bashes | Hail & Farewell

Celebrate your birthday, your arrival to the community or your soon departure!

Sep 30 3:30 pm - 4 pm
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Youth Program "Decades" Costume Party

Ready for a rad, groovy, hip night?! The Youth Center is the place to be!

Oct 1 6 pm - 10 pm

Youth Program "Decades" Costume Party

Ready for a rad, groovy, hip night?! The Youth Center is the place to be!

Oct 1 6 pm - 10 pm
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Child & Youth Services Job Fair - Virtual

If you are eligible to work in USAG Italy, CYS is hiring!

Oct 5 7:30 am

CYS Closure for Training Day (Vicenza/Darby)

CYS will be closed for training.

Oct 8
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Kidchella Music Festival

Enjoy the Kidchella Festival at the Youth Center!

Oct 16 10 am - 6 pm
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Keystone & Torch Club Movie Night

Come to the Teen Center to kick back with your friends and watch a movie!

Oct 21 6 pm - 10 pm
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#WeOwnFridays Costume Party

Join your friends at the Youth Center for a spook-tacluar time!

Oct 29 6 pm - 10 pm

#WeOwnFridays Costume Party

Join your friends at the Youth Center for a spook-tacluar time!

Oct 29 6 pm - 10 pm
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