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Youth Sponsorship

The Youth Sponsorship Program is available to youth family members of active-duty, retired, and reserve military, as well as youth dependents of DoD civilians.The Youth Sponsorship Program has active volunteers at the School-Age Centers, and Youth Center to welcome incoming youth and assist with their transition to Fort Riley.

We welcome you and your family to Fort Riley and hope to hear from your soon!

Participation in the Youth Sponsorship program as a volunteer or a new member of the Fort Riley community will:

  • Promote youth awareness and involvement in the Fort Riley community
  • Encourage new friendships
  • Gain information about area schools
  • Enhance youth responsibility and independence

If you have any questions regarding youth sponsorship at Fort Riley, contact School Support Services at +1 (785)240-3261 or +1 (785)239-1648.

Request a Youth Sponsor

If you're between the ages of 6-18 and are on your way to Fort Riley, someone in your own age group can help you become familiar the Fort Riley and the surrounding communities. Request a youth sponsor! When CYS receives your information, a youth sponsor will be chosen specifically for you, and you will receive an email with area information of specific interest to youth. We will also send you the correspondence information for your local youth sponsor.

 Youth Sponsorship request form

Become a Youth Sponsor

Do you want to help new arrivals to Fort Riley adjust to life at their new home? Volunteer with the Youth Sponsorship program! You can help newcomers make the best of their experience by helping them learn more about CYS and the Fort Riley Community.

Youth Sponsor application form

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Jan 28 8 am - 5 pm
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SKIES Swim Lessons Registration Open

Jan 28 8 am - 5 pm
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Hobby Studio Saturday Crafts

4 pm - 6 pm

Instructor lead craft projects for both children and adults. Must follow facility's current COVID-19 mitigations. 

Jan 29 Saturday

Hobby Studio Saturday Crafts

Instructor lead craft projects for both children and adults. Must follow facility's current COVID-19 mitigations. 

Jan 29 4 pm - 6 pm