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Ohio National Guard Family Readiness and Warrior Support Program Youth Programs


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Andrew Seward
614-336-7274
Andrew.J.Seward.ctr@mail.mil

Amy Lee
614-336-4214
Amy.L.Lee47.ctr@mail.mil


Youth Program Vision
Mutually Supportive, Happy, Healthy, and Empowered youth with an understanding of Military Life in the Ohio National Guard and Reserve Components throughout the State of Ohio.

Mission
To empower and support the social, emotional, and academic needs of Ohio National Guard Youth.

Volunteer Opportunities

Resources
Our Military Kids (ppt)
tutor.com



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Ohio National Guard Strong Families for up to date offers and discounts on programs for military members!

 

Building Strong Families & Kids

We strive to provide our Military Families and Youth with well rounded programming!
Our goal is to strengthen ties, create lifelong friends, and build leadership, resilience and camaraderie with other military families. (view program overview flier)

You know what best suits your family; so help us design the event around you!

We are looking for new ideas and locations for camps, events and programs in the areas where you live.

Ideal venues would be low cost, easily accessible, community based and offer a variety of activities or programs. We know these places exist and need your help finding them. Please take time to share with us. Your contribution might be the next big success story that fills these pages.

Please click on the following link to submit your ideas: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GoodIdeaFairy


What are you looking for in 2014?

Family Day Events
(view flier)

Family events are short, sweet and simply designed to strengthen your family bond.

May 17 & 18, 2014
Zoombezi Bay & The Columbus Zoo weekend

June 13, 2014
Operation Military Kid 5K run in Columbus

December 20, 2014
Wildlights at the Columbus Zoo

Troop & Family Camps
(view flier)

All cabins have single beds but each camp has different specifications and activities for your family to enjoy so make sure you choose the camp that best suits your family.

June 6-8, 2014
Camp Joy in  Clarksville

Cost: $50 for the first 4 family members
and $10 per person above 4
REGISTER NOW: www.regonline.com/TNFCjoy

August 22-24, 2014
Camp Patmos on Kelleys Island
Cost: $75 for the first 4 family members
and $10 per person above 4
REGISTER NOW: www.regonline.com/TNFCpatmos

August 22-24, 2014
Beulah Beach in Vermillion
Cost: $75 for the first 4 family members
and $10 per person above 4
REGISTER NOW: www.regonline.com/TNFCbeulah

September 26-28, 2014
Camp Ohio in Saint Louisville
Cost: $50 for the first 4 family members
and $10 per person above 4
REGISTER NOW: www.regonline.com/TNFCohio

HERO Camps & Family Workshops (view flier)

Hero Camps are designed to allow youth to build relationships with other military children while improving skills in resiliency, communication, leadership,
self expression and team building skills.

Strong Family Workshops engage parents in hands on activities, share experiences as a part of an adult group, create resourceful toolkits and gain valuable insight and parenting tips from their peers and presenters.

April 26, 2014
Fieldstone Farm, Horsing Around, Chagrin Falls
Ages: 6-17,  Cost: $10 per person / parents free
REGISTER NOW: www.regonline.com/HCHorsingAround

May 17, 2014
Cleveland Playhouse, Cleveland
Ages: 5-12, Cost: $25 per youth /parents free
REGISTER NOW: www.regonline.com/HCclev

July 24, 2014
Sports Sampler, Columbus
Ages: 6-12, Cost: $20 per youth /parents free
REGISTER NOW:www.regonline.com/HCsports

Events for Kids Ages 5-15
(view flier)

All of these events are specifically designed for your younger children in the family and to build resiliency, teamwork, friendships, and independence. 

Parents will enjoy our STRONG FAMILY parent workshops in their own area.
Don’t worry, you’ll have fun too!

May 17, 2014
Playhouse Square in Cleveland
Ages 5-12, Cost: $25
REGISTER NOW: www.regonline.com/HCclev

June 13, 2014
OMK 5K Run/Walk
All Ages - Watch for information

July 24 17, 2014
OSU Sports Sampler
Ages 6-12, Cost: $20
REGISTER NOW: www.regonline.com/HCsports

July 27, 2014
Camp Corral in Clarksville
Ages 8-15, For more information:
www.campcorral.org/camp/camp-joy/

August 4-8, 2014
Camp Kelleys Island Youth Camp
Ages: 9-11, Cost: $60 per youth
REGISTER NOW: www.regonline.com/CKIYouth14

Teen Camps
(view flier)

We have specially designed these events for your teens, ages 12-17!

June 13, 2014
OMK 5K Run/Walk
All Ages - Watch for information

June 26-30, 2014
Teen Leadership Camp, South Bloomingville
Ages: 12-17, Cost: $50 per camper
REGISTER NOW: www.regonline.com/TLoty

July 27, 2014
Camp Corral in Clarksville
Ages 8-15, For more information:
www.campcorral.org/camp/camp-joy/

August 4-8, 2014
Camp Kelleys Island Teen Camp
Ages: 12-15, Cost: $65 per camper                                 REGISTER NOW: www.regonline.com/CKIteen14


Educational Tools

We are not simply dedicated to our programs anymore –
We are committed to YOU!
- More than camping or instruction we are collaborating and engaging!
- Help discover support systems
- Academic Success and Leadership
- Engaging community knowledge

View flier for details with
Resources for Students, Families, & Schools


Operation: Military Kids (OMK)

Initiative conceived and designed in January 2004 to support "Suddenly" Military Kids thru activities and programming specifically targeted to Youth of the guard and reserve component directly affected by the Global War on Terror. Ohio became an OMK State officially in March of 2005. Since its inception, OMK has been involved with and supported every event/activity executed by Ohio's Youth Program.

Ohio Operation Military Kids Website | OMK Social Media Links

 

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