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Diane Baker
Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development-Metro & Military
University of Illinois Extension
321 W 2nd Avenue
Milan, IL 61264
Phone: 309-756-9978
FAX: 309-756-9987
bakerd@illinois.edu

Quad Cities Operation Military Kids

Quad Cities Operation Military Kids

Operation: Military Kids is the U.S. Army's collaborative effort with America's communities to support children and youth impacted by deployment. Regardless of whether Families are experiencing deployment for the first time, the second time or another in a series of multiple deployments, OMK's goal is to connect military children and youth with local resources in order to achieve a sense of community support and enhance their well-being.

Here's what's coming up!  Click on the links below for more information

  • Operation Family Time Out Fall Fun Day PDF
    All active and retired military personnel and their families are invited to join us for a day of Fall Family Fun at Country Corner, 5333 US Hwy 150, Alpha, IL on Saturday, October 26, 2013. The Fall Fun Park is open from 10:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. so you may attend anytime during those hours. Activities include hayrack rides, corn maze, jump house, pony rides, corn cannon, barnyard zoo and more!

  • Operation Family Time Out November 9th PDF
    Military children from 6 weeks through 12 years or 6th grade are welcome to attend a fun afternoon of free activities at Two Rivers YMCA in Moline on Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 1:00 - 5:00 pm. Activities will include swimming, games, snacks and a 4-H activity. Pre-registration for this free program is required by Friday, November 1, 2013. Operation Family Time Out is organized locally by Operation Military Kids of the Greater Quad Cities.

  • U of I Extension 4-H Resources for Youth Impacted by Deployment PDF