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Child and Youth Summits

On October 6, 2014 By

The Wisconsin National Guard Child and Youth Program is excited to announce our upcoming summits.

1. November 7th to 9th – Military Teen Resilience Summit, LaCrosse, WI, Ages 14-17: Teens will spend the weekend learning ways to strengthen their resilience skills. From laughter therapy to physical fitness, you will learn ways to relieve stress [...]

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What is Red Ribbon Week?

On September 15, 2014 By

Red Ribbon Week is a national campaign that promotes the prevention of substance abuse. The Red Ribbon mobilizes communities to educate youth and encourage participation in drug prevention activities. It is the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation, reaching millions during Red Ribbon Week (October 23rd-October 31st) each year. Every year, students [...]

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The Wisconsin National Guard (WI NG) Child and Youth Program is recruiting military connected teens between the age of 13-17 years to be members of the WI NG Youth Advisory Board. We are looking for military teens with strong leadership abilities to act as the liaison between military youth in the state and leadership. If [...]

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Our Military Kids Grants

On February 24, 2014 By

Many military families are eligble to apply for a grants to pay for spring fees for sports, fine arts activities, camps, and tutoring. Report cards are coming out soon and some parents may discover their child needs a little extra tutoring help. Now may be the time to apply for a tutoring grant.

Grants are available [...]

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Military Kid Youth Round-Up

On February 3, 2014 By

The WI NG Child and Youth Program is pleased to announce their upcoming Military Kids Round-Up scheduled March 8, 2014 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. The Round-Up will be a fun filled, western themed, event focused around leadership, character and resilience.

This Round-up is open to military connected kids between 4 and 6 years of age. The [...]

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MilitaryParenting.org is a new online course, developed by the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs that provides military parents with the tools they need to strengthen their existing parenting skills and reconnect with their families. Many of the techniques in the course are specifically tailored to address the unique challenges [...]

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