Child and Youth Programs

Mission Statement

To support the 
Social, Emotional, and Academic needs of the
 Montana National Guard Children and Youth

Find us!

Montana Guard Kids



mp Runnamucka and Fort Harrison Day Camp registrations are finally here!!

APRIL was Month of the Military Child!
   How amazing it was to celebrate YOU! 
There was a huge turnout for Purple Up day! over 240 Pictures were posted on to our Facebook page, and we couldn't have done it with out your support.

If you didn't get a signed certificate of appreciation from the TAG and a copy of the Governors Proclamation, email us! 

Summer is Coming! Are you and your children ready?
Free information on local childcare programs, house sitters, and nannies can be found at:


Early Childhood

Need resources for childcare?
Your local program coordinator can help point you in the right direction for local resources for childcare. 

If you are a deployed parent, or the spouse of a deployed servicemember, please visit the link below to see if you qualify for childcare assistance

ade School

What about after school programs, and extracurriculars?
 There are Grants for children of deployed parents!!  Visit Our Military Kids for information, and additional resources. 

High School

Hey Teens! Are you a strong leader, or want to become one? Join our Youth Council! Be the voice for your community, in regards to military life! Contact your local program coordinator to learn how to get started. 

Are you in highschool or college and need academic help?
Visit to recieve free assistance.

Misc Resources for ALL ages!

Have questions about Health? Deployment? Military Life, in general? Visit Military One Source for information about all parts of life!

Get access to free counseling services, download free articles and books, and so much more!

Operation Millitary Kids: Montana

Upcoming Events and Registration Information:

 Month of the Military Child!

4th- Youth Council in person Meeting

15th- Purple up! Day

25th-27th-Youth Symposium - Belgrade

Click HERE for TEEN registration
Click HERE for YOUTH registration


2nd- Youth Council Meeting


6th- Youth Council Meeting

21st-22nd - Junior Counselor Training for Camp Runnamucka!

23rd-27th - Camp Runnamucka!

Click Here for Details and Applications!


14th-18th-Fort Harrison Day Camp-Helena
Click Here for application and details



5th-7th - Family Resilience Camp - Big Fork

Dates TBD - Leadership Retreat - Great Falls




Lead Child & Youth
Program Coordinator
Sara Cease

1956 MT Majo St
FT Harrison, MT 59636-4789

Child & Youth Program Coordinator
Erica Eskes
9383 Running W Road
Missoula, MT 59808

Quote of the Month

“Around here, however, we don't look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we're curious...and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.”

Walt Disney

 We love to hear about your lives, and the successes of your Military Child!