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Attention! Customers making transactions on a military network may experience delays due to technical difficulties. We are aware of the issue and are working on it urgently. Use of a commercial network is highly recommended until this matter has been resolved.

Child and Youth Services

Welcome to Fort Drum Child and Youth Services!

Child and Youth Services (CYS) provides programs and services for children of eligible military and civilian Families. 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 in several facilities on-post
  • Affordability – Fees for various programs are competitively priced and affordable regardless of sponsor's income

We have something to meet every child’s needs, whether it is for:

  • Full-time, part-time or hourly child care
  • Before/after school care
  • Camps
  • Programs for your middle school and teen youth
  • Instructional classes
  • Workforce preparation opportunities
  • Sports and fitness activities 

Read more about all Fort Drum Child and Youth Services programs below. Remember, registering with Parent Central Services is the required first step to enroll in ANY CYS program. When ready to register, please visit the Parent Central Services page or call (315)772-8675 for additional information.

Download the Fort Drum CYS Family Handbook.
Download the Fort Drum CYS 2021-2022 School Year Fee Chart.

Child and Youth Services Online (Webtrac)

Attention! Customers making transactions on a military network may experience delays due to technical difficulties. We are aware of the issue and are working on it urgently.

Use of a commercial network is highly recommended until this matter has been resolved.

Get registered with Child and Youth Services Webtrac and view your childcare account at your convenience.

Customers who create a Webtrac household account may:

  • Make appointments with Parent Central Services

  • Pay online and print receipts

  • Enroll in sports and instructional programs

  • Print a household calendar of meeting dates for enrolled activities

  • Print childcare statements for Income Tax purposes

Ready to create your account?

  • Visit Webtrac and select "Start New Registration" on left side of the page.
  • Create a username and password and select "Finish" at the bottom of the page. You will be able to add your Family members after.
  • Parent Central Services will receive notification and they will activate your household account.
  • You can now log in to Webtrac and use the services above!

Not registered yet? You can still visit Webtrac to browse our services and download CYS registration forms.


Additional Instructions for Webtrac:
Pre-registration and Re-registration Instructions
Uploading Family Documents to Webtrac

Parent Central Services

Parent Central Services is your first stop for information, registration, enrollments and referrals. Find out more at the Parent Central Services site.

CYS Summer Programs


Fort Drum Child and Youth Services offers summer day camps for registered children throughout the summer at several facilities. Camp activities may include water play, swimming, hiking, field trips and much more. Campers also may attend theme-based camps with special activities that coordinate with what they will be learning.

Summer Sports Camps are also offered and may include Archery, Basketball Camp, Adventure Camps, Sports Speed and Agility Camp, British Soccer Camp, and a later Soccer Camp. Sports Camp fees and registration deadlines vary and space is limited for these camps.

For information on how to enroll your child in CYS Programs, call Parent Central Services at (315)772-8675.

Child Development Centers

Fort Drum is home to four Child Development Centers (CDC). Our facilities provide quality part-day, full-day, hourly, and before and after school care for children ranging from six weeks to five years of age. Visit the Child Development Centers page to learn more about each of our facilities.

School Age Center

The Fort Drum School Age Center (SAC) offers a supervised, comprehensive before- and after-school program for children in grades K–6. The goal is to provide safe, flexible and affordable before- and after-school child care options for parents while providing fun and enriching choices for youth. Visit the School Age Center site to learn more.

Youth Center and Youth Programs

The Fort Drum Youth Center and Youth Programs are for youth in Grades 6–12. Fort Drum’s Youth Center offers a variety of leisure, developmental and sports programs for middle school and high school students, providing after school, weekend and summer programs. Membership is free! Find out more at the Youth Center and Youth Programs page.

Youth Sports and Fitness Program

The Fort Drum Child and Youth Services Sports and Fitness Program is designed to provide all youth the opportunity to participate, develop fundamental skills and grow in an atmosphere of sportsmanship, citizenship and teamwork.

Family Child Care

Family Child Care (FCC) offers flexibility over center-based care, including the ability to offer extended care and short-term care during training or field duty. Services in FCC homes vary, so visit the Family Child Care page to learn more. You will also find information for anyone interested in providing child care from their home.

School Support Services

The School Liaison Officer (SLO) is available within the School Support Services office to assist military Families with transitions to the local schools.

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