Influence the Lives of Youth
Operation Hero is a FREE program for ACTIVE DUTY military children in 1st – 6th grade. This program is designed to help students cope and adjust to the unique challenges of military life, such as frequent moves and deployment separation.
New session starts soon. Fill out the form below to get notified.
- WEEK ONE: Identity & Self-Esteem
- WEEK TWO: Respect
- WEEK THREE: Responsibility
- WEEK FOUR: Honesty / Integrity
- WEEK FIVE: Feelings / Caring
- WEEK SIX: Deployment / Family Separation
- WEEK SEVEN: Problem Solving / Teamwork
- WEEK EIGHT: Family & Friends
- WEEK NINE: Bullying
- WEEK TEN: Wrap Up / Final Week
IN-PERSON OPERATION HERO
Trained facilitators for Operation Hero create a fun and safe environment for students to express their feelings, receive academic and emotional health support, and connect with peers experiencing the same challenges. A healthy snack will be provided.
IN THE NEWS
- First Coast News: YMCA looking to expand free after-school ‘Operation Hero’ program to Duval, St. Johns counties
- Action News: Clay mother looking to expand free after-school program for military kids
Please use the form above or contact our Operation Hero Coordinator, Melissa Yuchasz by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.