School Age Center (SAC)

Fort Detrick School Age Center

Monday 6 a.m. - 6 a.m.
Tuesday 6 a.m. - 6 a.m.
Wednesday 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thursday 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday Closed
US Holidays Closed


Sultan Drive
Building 955
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+1 (301)619-2901

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We are happy to welcome you and your child into our School Age Centers (SAC). It is our mission of Fort Detrick SAC to promote quality of life by supporting Army readiness.

Program Overview

School Age Center (SAC) provides affordable before-school and after-school care in a quality program that meets the needs of youth and parents.

The SAC provides quality programs which help youth to grow and develop in a positive way.  We offer age appropriate activities which promote the social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of youth. 

The SAC program provides age appropriate activities and events in four (4) service areas:

  1. Sports and Fitness;
  2. Mentoring, Intervention, and Support Services;
  3. Leisure and Recreation; and
  4. Life Skills, Citizenship, and Leadership

Through our partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of America and 4-H Club we commit to serving our youth. Through these partnerships we commit to helping youth of all backgrounds develop leadership skills, self-esteem and character. We strive to assist all youth to become responsible citizens by providing quality cultural, social, educational, physical, and recreational opportunities in neighborhood facilities, providing a safe place to learn and grow – all the while having fun.

SAC includes meals, swimming, bowling, sports camps, instructional reading and math, environmental education and research trips through field trips, and a summer technology camp.

The program is accredited by the National after School Alliance and through the Council on Accreditation ( SAC offers programs to include:

  • Before/After School Program Children enrolled in grades K-5 are eligible to participate in the program. Bus service is provided by the local school system.
  • Summer Camp – Children enrolled in grades 1-5 (according to the grade just completed) are eligible to participate in the SAC Summer Camp Program. Kindergarten runs full day during the summer months.
  • Hourly Care - is provided on a space available basis.

Parent orientations are conducted for new parents by appointment. Click here to schedule your appointment today!

Registration and Fees

Children must be registered through Parent Central Services before enrolling for care.

2019 - 2020 Fort Detrick School Age Center / Youth Services Fee Chart

Fee are based on total family income, covers full day out of school programs.

WebTrac! Online Services!

Child & Youth Services now offers a new online service to begin the registration process and to pay your SAC monthly bill.  Please click here and get started.

Youth Technology Laboratories (YTL)


A Youth Technology Lab and Homework Center are available for youth 5-18 years of age. The programs are designed to help children and youth develop to their full potential by increasing technology literacy and skills, strengthen their homework ability, to increase participation in youth sponsorship opportunities and to learn how to use the Internet in a positive manner. Specific program learning objectives are targeted through the use of appropriate software and web exploration. During the school year, children can use the lab to do research on the Internet, type school papers, or run educational programs. A technology lab instructor and trained staff are designated to coordinate and facilitate the operations of the youth technology

Youth using the Internet must have a Child & Youth Services (CYS) Parent Permission Card for Internet Use.


School Age Center Youth Technology Lab Hours:

Monday - Friday 0600-0900 and 1530-1800
Saturday For Saturday activities, please refer to special event flyers
Non School Days 0600-1800
Sunday and All Federal Holidays Closed