Event Day Checklist

To ensure that you and your child have the best experience possible, please review the following information before the day of the event:

  • You will need a picture ID to enter the base.
  • Information Tent (Hub), located in the lawn area along Chandler and Wood Streets will be open from 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. on the day of the event.
  • Water coolers and limited first aid will be available at the Hub and kite fields.
  • All Activities and Programs will begin and end near the Hub.
  • Numbered activity signs corresponding to the number for each activity will be posted in numerical order across the street from the Hub in front of Buildings 538 and 560.
  • Participants should assemble by the sign displaying the number of the event that they will attend during that period, 15 minutes prior to the period's start time.
  • Escorts will lead each group from the Hub area to the location of the event on time. Transportation will be provided to those Programs which are a significant distance from the hub area.
  • Please do not join a Program after the scheduled start time as it disrupts the ongoing activity. Sufficient time has been provided between Programs for arriving on time.
  • If you child(ren) does not have 3 Programs selected, you may sign-up for an additional Program at the Registration Tent the day of the event.
  • For those with special needs, arrangements can be made by contacting the Children's Day Staff at tyctwd@mail.nih.gov

Please provide at least seven days notice for a cancellation. Cancelling less than seven days prior to the event makes it extremely difficult to fill your Program slots. All cancellations should be submitted, either via email to tyctwd@mail.nih.gov or to 301-846-6829 NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, JUNE 22ND, 2018.