- Welcome to CYS
Child and Youth Services (CYS) provides programs and services for children of eligible military and civilian families. Within CYS you will find something to meet your children’s needs, including:
- Full, part time or hourly child care
- Before/after school care
- Programs for your middle school and teen youth
- Instructional classes
- Workforce preparation opportunities
- Sports and fitness activities
Today’s CYS programs, deemed a "model for the nation" by Presidential acclaim, continue to operate on these cornerstones:
- Quality – Child care is DoD-certified and nationally accredited
- Availability – Child care is available on- and off-post
- Affordability – Fees for various programs are competitively priced and affordable regardless of sponsor's income
- Accountability - To safeguard the Army's resources by efficient management oversight, good fiscal stewardship, reducing waste and protecting assets of programs and services to Soldiers and their Families.
Our online Family and MWR Programs Webtrac system is convenience at your fingertips. Check out our event calendar, browse activities, make payments online, register for youth sports/field trips/classes, reserve hourly care (if slots available), pre-register if you are new to Child & Youth Services (CYS). You can download forms for registration to include special needs forms (allergies, asthma, diabetic, special diet).
NEW Features: update your email address, document upload to your household (sports physicals, shot records, doctor’s note), reprint a receipt, print your child care tax statement, print calendar of events your household is registered to attend.
Please note: Your child must have an ACTIVE pass to register for activities online. Please call Central Registration at 586-282-9122 if you have any concerns/issues.
Military Child Care (MCC) is a Department of Defense (DoD) website for military families seeking child care. This single online gateway provides comprehensive information on military-operated or military-subsidized child care programs worldwide and simplifies the child care search and request process. Please visit militarychildcare.com today to create your account or update requests.
An Introduction To MCC
- Sign Up for Remind
To receive updates for possible DTA CDC closures or any emergencies at this facility, please sign up to receive messages via text from the service Remind.
Remind is a free, safe, and simple messaging tool that helps the CDC share important updates and reminders with parents. Click here to view the directions on how to receive messages from Remind.
- Open Rec Night
Open Rec Night at Detroit Arsenal CDC gives youth a chance to meet up and take an interest in different recreation activities. This laid back environment takes into consideration potential development in peer connections through hanging out and participating in activities such as, but not limited to, Art, Cooking, Community Services Opportunities and 4H as well as other sports activities.
- We Are Partnered With Boys & Girls Clubs
Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the U.S. Armed Forces have partnered to help children of military families face the unique challenges of military life. Today, this enduring partnership continues to provide children of military personnel with critical youth development programs and activities, giving families the vital support they need.
We here at DTA provide our youth with the same high-quality programs and curriculums that traditional Boys & Girls Clubs provide. In addition, no-cost memberships are provided to children of the approximately 70 percent of families who live outside military installations.
- Event Partners
- To Join Our Team
For CYS job posting information, please visit USAJOBS or call NAF Human Resources at 586-282-6623.
Hours of Operation Central Registration
|Monday||6 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.|
|Tuesday||6 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.|
|Wednesday||6 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.|
|Thursday||6 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.|
|Friday||6 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.|
Fall Fest 2017