Operation Hero


Operation Hero is an onsite after-school program, which focuses on character development and skill building within military children who have been identified by school personnel and parents exhibiting low self-esteem, or difficulty adjusting both academically and socially in the school environment. Curriculum is designed to help children handle the challenges of military life, provide tools to help them succeed in school, and help develop a positive self-image while improving social and communication skills.

Military Families interested in the program can contact their local ASYMCA branch to see if they are currently running a program at their child’s school. Program sites are determined by a current ASYMCA presence, an invitation by the school to host the program, a need for the free program as determined by the teacher as well as the parent, along with available private funding for staff and materials.

Be Involved with the ASYMCA

The Armed Services Y provides free or low-cost youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility programs for junior enlisted military & their families to make military life easier.

Click the links to learn more about how you can be involved: