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Month of the Military Child (MOMC)

Month of the Military Child is observed each April to honor and celebrate military children and youth for their service, commitment, and sacrifice in support of the Army's mission. The observance reiterates the Army’s commitment to provide quality care and positive youth development for a bright future. The April 2024 observance has the theme “Military Youth and Children: Brave, Fearless and Resilient."

 

Local Events and Activities

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Springfest Presented By PENFED

April 6

Join the festivities as we celebrate our military children and youth!

 

BEL_MOMC Calendar_Web.png Month of the Military Child (MOMC) Event Calendar (PDF)

*Please note: Select event attendance is limited to those enrolled within CYS programs.
 

Army-wide Activities and Events
 

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Young Lives, BIG Stories Contest 

 April 1 - 30

Youth participants: "What does it mean to you to be a military child or youth?"  Answer this question by sharing your story for the chance to win great prizes.
 

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NAEYC Week of the Young Child

April 6 - 12

Hands-on, collaborative activities encouraging movement and healthy lifestyles through
music, food and art.

 

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Purple Up!

April 8

In 2011, the University of New Hampshire 4-H started the “Purple Up! For Military Kids” initiative, which is now celebrated nationwide.

Other News

Know Before You Go
Come Work at Aquatics!
CYS Recruitment Fair
Join Our Team!
Summer Reading Program
Youth Center Summer Camp

More Community Events

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Yoga Class

Stay fit mentally and physically with Sports and Fitness!

Jun 20 12 pm - 1 pm
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Volunteer Orientation

Your gateway to impactful volunteerism in the Fort Belvoir community.

Jul 2 11 am - 12 pm
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Summer Concert Series

Soak in the rhythm of summer at Fort Belvoir!

Jul 13 5 pm - 8 pm
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International Coffee Hour

Come celebrate our diverse spousal community with the Relocation Readiness Program.

Jul 15 1 pm - 3 pm

Movies Under the Stars

A movie series the whole family can enjoy!

Jul 18 8:30 pm
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Movies Under the Stars

A movie series the whole family can enjoy!

Jul 18 8:30 pm
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ACS Birthday Block Party

Celebrate 59 years of Army Community Service at our 90’s-themed block party!

Jul 26 5 pm - 8 pm
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Ballroom Dance Classes - Waltz

Experience the joy of movement and connection through ballroom dancing.

Sep 5 7 pm - 8 pm
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Hearts Apart

Providing support to families affected by temporary duty assignments.

Sep 9 1 pm - 2 pm
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Ballroom Dance Classes - Tango

Experience the joy of movement and connection through ballroom dancing.

Oct 3 7 pm - 8 pm