(X as applicable: C = in Compliance; P = Partial Compliance; N = Noncompliance; NA = Not Applicable)
PART A. PROGRAM
1. Registration information is obtained on youth that participate in youth program
activities. Emergency contact information is included and updated annually.
2. Programs and services are offered that meet the military community needs.
Facilities are fully utilized and programs are offered during hours youth can fully
utilize the activities.
3. Programs are age appropriate and accessible to children and youth,
kindergarten through grade 12, of military members and other eligible MWR
users, living on or off the installation. Patron eligibility is determined in
accordance with DoDI 1015.10, enclosure 3.
4. Management staff or designee is present during operating hours to include
evenings, weekends, and school holidays.
5. Partnerships with on- and off-base agencies and organizations enhance and
expand opportunities for youth.
6. Programs are responsible for the developmental, recreational, social, physio-
logical, psychological, and cultural needs of youth (e.g., adolescents are
afforded opportunities to receive information from and interface with health
care providers on issues of interest).
7. Recommendations for improving the services and operations of YPs are
provided to the installation commander at least biannually.
8. Youth are recognized for their positive accomplishments and activities.
9. A system is in place that allows for youth input into the development and
implementation of policies and programs. Youth are involved in meaningful
roles focused on decision-making, planning, and implementation of community
and youth issues.
10. A Youth Sponsorship program has been implemented at each installation per
Title 10 U.S.C. 1785. Program includes:
(a) Outreach Component - identifying incoming youth and providing them with
information and opportunities before they arrive;
(b) Newcomer Orientation Component - providing information and materials on
programs/services available on the installation and surrounding community;
(c) Peer-to-Peer Component - connecting current youth with incoming youth.
11. Program serves youth with special needs.
12. YPs and activities are developed and publicized (e.g., calendar of
events) so that youth are aware of what programs and services are offered
and available to them. Events are updated regularly and posted where youth
and parents have access (e.g., school and base newspapers, flyers, websites,
monthly calendars, etc.).
13. YPs meet Standards of Organizational Effectiveness (SOE) requirements.
DD FORM 2878, JUL 2004
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