18 January 2018

School Age Care

Welcome to Carlisle Barracks School-Age Center (SAC). We provide before and after school programs, summer care and care during school vacations for children in grades K - 5. Our programs offer a wide range of physical activities, arts & crafts, homework assistance, computer lab, character building, Boys and Girls Club, 4-H Chapter, fields trips and more...

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Activities in our school-age programs support the four service areas:
  • Sports & Fitness
  • Leisure & Recreation
  • Life Skills & Citizenship
  • Mentoring & Support Services


SAC Before and After School Program Information

  • Offered to all School Age Care who are enrolled in grades K-5.
  • Parents can choose Before School, After School or both.
  • Program is Monday - Friday.
  • Schedule based on Carlisle School District calendar.
  • We offer hourly care.
  • Character Building through Character Counts.
Homework Academic SupportComputer Lab
  • Power Hour is...
  • FREE to all School Age children including Middle School Youth (1st - 8th grade)
  • Power Hour staff are certified teachers
  • Available during the school year
  • Hours:  Mon - Fri 2:30 — 6:00 p.m.
  • Open enrollment throughout the year
  • Students have access to computer lab for help on certain subjects
  • Available for use by all Youth Service members.
  • Various computer programs are utilized and we are continually striving to add new and improved software that is helpful to the students
  • A brief training and short Internet safety test will be given.
  • Youth are able to access the internet for research and reference.

Not to worry parents, there are blocks on certain web-sites and all pop-ups. The lab technician is always in the lab for monitoring and assistance.


Carlisle Barracks Summer Camp

SAC Summer Camp is one of the many programs available through Youth Services at Carlisle Barracks. Our Summer Camp runs from June through August. The camp is set up by the week, so you do not have to sign your child up for the entire summer. You can choose the weeks you wish to participate. 

Program package:

  • 5 Full Days- Enjoy our camp Mon-Fri all day. All activities, field trips and meals are included.
Please see the Central Registration link on the left or call (717) 245-3801 for program fees and enrollment procedures.

4-H Programs

SAC has a partnership with 4-H. All Children are invited to participate in the clubs. 
The current clubs are 4:30-5:15pm and include:
Mondays:  Cloverbuds, Ages 5-7 & Gardening, Ages 8-18
Tuesdays:  Drama or Art,
Ages 8-18
Wednesdays:  Photography or Electricity,
Ages 8-19
Fridays:  Cooking or Astronomy,
Ages 8-18



Eligible patrons of DoD Child Development Programs include Active Duty Military personnel, DoD (Civilian personnel paid from both appropriated funds (APF) and non-appropriated funds (NAF)), reservists on active duty or during inactive duty personnel training, DoD Contractors, combat related wounded warriors, surviving spouses, and those acting in loco parentis for dependent child of an otherwise eligible patron. Foreign Military Service members assigned to the Installation/serving the Department of Defense are eligible patrons, Coast Guard when activated are eligible patrons and Retiree’s eligibility is limited to the use of SKIES,YS and Sports and Fitness programs on a space availability.



All fees are based on total family income.  For information on enrollment and the fee schedule please click the Central Registration link in the right column.

School Age Care

Phone: (717) 245-4555
DSN: 242-4555

Address (as of Sept. 29, 2014)
459 Bouquet Road
Carlisle, PA 17013

Hours of Operation

Mon - Fri: 6:30 - 8:30am & 2:30 - 6pm
Sat: Noon - 4pm

Scheduled School Closing
Mon - Fri 6:30am - 6:00pm

Summer Camp
Mon - Fri 6:30am-5:30pm

Closed Federal Holidays