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Point Mugu Naval Air Station

Oxnard, California

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Child Care Resource and Referral
221 East Ventura Blvd
Oxnard, CA 93036

Phone 805-485-7878
Fax 805-278-0775

Mon – Fri 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.
Sat – Closed
Sun – Closed
Holidays - Closed

Navy Child and Youth Programs (CYP)

Navy Child and Youth Programs (CYP) provides high quality educational and recreational programs for children and youth. Teams of caring, knowledgeable professionals plan developmentally appropriate programs that are responsive to the unique needs, abilities, and interests of children. Our staff fosters a sense of independence, trust and responsibility within each child through understanding and respectful interactions. Likewise, through positive relationships, our programs respect and support the ideals, cultures, and values of families in their task of nurturing children and youth. We are advocates for children, families, and the child and youth professionals within our programs and surrounding communities.


  • Build physical development and skills
  • Promote social competence and positive relationships with others
  • Foster emotional well-being and a sense of trust and respect for self and others
  • Encourage children to think, reason, question, and experiment
  • Develop initiative, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Advance creative expression, representation, and appreciation for the arts
  • Promote language and literacy development
  • Develop self-discipline and the ability to seek out and complete self-selected tasks
  • Cultivate respect and appreciation of differences and the uniqueness of diverse cultures and traditions
  • Support sound health, safety, and nutritional practices 

Child Development Centers (CDC)

The Naval Base Ventura County Child Development program is accredited by NAEYC and provides full time day care for children 6 weeks to 5 years of age. USDA Food Program provides breakfast, lunch and snacks for all enrolled children. Caring adults provide activities to promote physical growth, motor development, thought and language development and creativity.

Centers on Installation

Naval Base Ventura County has one Child Development Center building at the Point Mugu site and two buildings at the Port Hueneme site.

  • NBVC Hueneme Site - Buildings 1391 and 1487; Telephone: 805-982-4663
  • NBVC  Mugu Site - Building 173; Telephone: 805-989-8375 


The status of the sponsor determines enrollment eligibility. Eligible patrons include active duty military personnel, DOD civilian personnel paid from APF or NAF, reservists on active duty or inactive duty for training, DOD contractors and active duty Coast Guard. In the case of legally separated or divorced parents meeting the above criteria, the child is eligible only when they reside with the military sponsor.

Children of single active duty personnel and active duty have priority enrollment. NBVC civilian employees are eligible as space is available.


Parent fees for military Child Development Centers (CDC), subsidized Child Development Homes (CDH), and School-Age Care (SAC) Programs are based on TFI.  TFI is verified yearly using the Service Member/Civilian and, if applicable, spouse’s most recent LES(s), W-2 forms, or detailed pay information. TFI Definition:   Includes all earned income including wages, salaries, tips, long-term disability benefits, voluntary salary deferrals, quarters allowances and subsistence allowances and in-kind quarters and subsistence received, and anything else of value, even if not taxable, that was received for providing services. Quarter’s allowances and subsistence allowances mean the Basic Allowance for Quarters and the Basic Allowance for Subsistence received by military personnel (with respect to grade and status) and the value of meals and lodging furnished in-kind to military personnel residing on military bases (this applies to all eligible users, e.g. DoD Civilians residing in government furnished housing overseas).


To enroll in Child Development Centers, Home Care and School age care parents must contact NBVC Central Enrollment Waiting List office which is available Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Call the CEWL office  805-952-3324 for waiting list information.

CYP waiting list  For families needing extended hours, evenings and weekend care, CDH is often the most convenient and affordable option.

Respite Care

There is Respite Care provided on base. Contact the CDH program at 805-982-3472.

Part Day Enrichment Preschool Program

A part day enrichment preschool program is available at both the Port Hueneme and Point Mugu Child Development Centers for children ages 3 to 5 (must be potty trained) interact with other children and get ready for Kindergarten. Two classes are available: Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until noon; and Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 9:00 a.m. until noon. The classes are conducted September through May. Call the Child Development Centers for additional information.

Child Development Homes (CDH) Program

Home based child care is offered on a full time, part time or drop in basis. Providers are qualified professionals, operating independent programs at Port Hueneme and Point Mugu. The Child Development Homes (CDH) Program provides referrals to military families needing child care and offer training to prospective CDH Providers. For more information call the CDH Office at 805-982-2050.

School Age Care (SAC) Program

School Age Care Program is available for children, Kindergarten thru 6th grade. Hours of operation are 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and school district transportation is available to and from Laguna Vista School (Mugu housing).  Sports, arts and crafts, science, cooking, homework and computer lab are all available. A completed registration packet, with non-refundable registration fee, is needed to reserve your space. Call 805-982-3324 for waiting list information.

  • NBVC Hueneme Site Youth Center - Building 1439 - 805-982-4218.
  • NBVC Mugu Site Youth Center – Building 150 – 805-989-7580
  • NBVC Camarillo Youth Center – 805-383-6240 

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