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Month of the Military Child Round-up

April is Month of the Military Child (MoMC), and your 48 FSS facilites are here to help you show your love and appreciation for your military child! To make planning your month easier, see below for a round-up of all of the different events going on around base this month. 


Our first major CYP x MoMC event is on April 2, where we will gather at CDC West at 12pm to witness the signing of the Month of the Military Child Proclamation by our Wing Commander, General Campo. Don't miss it!

Plant Purple

Fri · April 5 | 4pm - 5pm

Join us to plant purple flowers at the Youth Center in honor of Month of the Military Child. Bring your green thumb!

MOMC Parade

Fri · April 26 | 4pm - 5pm

Join CYP for the long-awaited annual Month of the Military Child Parade! Come celebrate your military child with us! The parade will be starting from the field behind CDC West. 

MOMC Carnival

Sat · April 27 | 12pm - 4pm

Join us for our Annual Month of the Military Child Carnival on RAF Lakenheath's Freedom Field. There will be field games, food trucks, vendors, and bounce houses. Come celebrate our military children!

See CYP's calendar of MoMC events below! Looking for more information? View our calendar or click the links below to our web pages and social media. 

Child & Youth Programs web page

School Liason Program web page

CYP Facebook

Youth Programs Facebook

Community Centers

Earth Day Craft Night

Mon · April 22 | 5pm - 6pm
Ward on RAF Feltwell

Help us celebrate Month of the Military Child and Earth Day all in one! By taking steps to live more sustainably, we can create less waste and give our military children a healthier, greener planet to inherit. This is just one more way to show them how much they mean to us. 

Monday Fundays

Mondays | 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Eagles' Landing - Community Event Center on RAF Lakenheath

No sign-up required!

Play Date
Mon · April 8 | FREE
Come along and join in on the fun! We will provide an activity for kids ages 2-8 to do together. Keep an eye on "Lakenheath Community Centers" Facebook page for more details about the activity!

Music Madness
Mon · April 15 | $2 per child
Get the kids out to sing and dance to their favorite songs at this fun karaoke event! And, parents, you can even sing along with your kids if you'd like!

RAF Lakenheath Rocks
Mon · April 22 | FREE
Come and join us for the launch of this fun, ongoing, interactive event! We will be painting our first batch of rocks, which will then be hidden around base to find throughout the month. Finders will post their rock on social media, and then decide if they want to keep it or re-hide it for someone else to find!

Create with Arts & Crafts

Kids & Canvas: Caterpilar

Mon · April 8 | 5pm - 7pm
Reg $30 | R$R $15


Bowl with Liberty Lanes

Month of the Military Child

Fridays & Saturdays
11am - 10pm

11am - 6pm

Kids wearing their Purple-up tees or other purple attire receive $2 off their bowling session!

R4R DAP Family

Sunday • April 7 & 21
11am - 6pm

$2.95 person person
for two hours of cosmic bowling

Kid Friendly Outings

Shrek's Adventure!

ITT Trip

Saturday • April 13

A unique and exciting walk-and-ride attraction for the whole family – amazing DreamWorks animation, captivating story-telling, and a good dose of Donkey's cheekiness awaits. Includes: 4D DreamWorks Tours bus, 10 live fairy-tale themed shows, meet and greets with Shrek's dream team, and much more.

Check with ITT for more details!


The London Dungeon

ITT Trip

Saturday • April 13

Are you brave enough to face 90 minutes of London's goriest past? Delve into the ancient capital's bloody history with live actors, thrilling rides, and special effects. There's something for the whole family: Traitors' Gate underground boat ride; Vengeance, the UK's first 5D laser ride; and the ever-popular Drop Dead: Drop Ride.

Check with ITT for more details!

Includes: transportation and London Dungeon entry 


SEALIFE London Aquarium

ITT Trip

Saturday • April 13

Home to one of Europe's largest collections of global marine life, the aquarium experience takes visitors on an immersive and interactive journey. Stars of the show include green turtles, seahorses, octopi, and the ever-popular duo: the clownfish and the blue tang. There will also be plenty of time to explore London at your own leisure.

Check with ITT for more details!

Includes: transportation and London Aquarium entry


Making of Harry Potter

ITT Trip

Sunday • April 14

Adult £85 | Child (5-15) £73 | Infant £20

Journey behind the scenes to see first-hand how this film series became one of the most popular, highest-grossing franchises in the world and history. See costumes, animatronics, drawings, and props up-close as you walk through the production warehouses where filming occurred. Walk along Diagon Alley and see Madam Malkin's Robes for All Occasions, Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes, and Ollivanders. Also visit where it all began, Number Four Privet Drive, while sipping a freshly poured Butterbeer!

Includes: transportation and Harry Potter Studio entry


Sherwood Forest Hike

ODR Hike of the Month

Saturday • April 20

Ages 10+ | All £47

Exertion level: MODERATE


• Exploration of the legendary Sherwood Forest

• A visit to the Major Oak tree where Robin Hood and his men dwelled


Archery & Axe Throwing

ODR Event

Wednesday • April 24

Includes: axe throwing and archery session

We're bringing the experience to you! Where? Freedom Field,* RAF Lakenheath. Get ready for a day full of action-packed fun!

*Weather permitting


Go Ape

ODR Day Trip

Sunday • April 28

Exertion Level: MODERATE

Includes: transportation and a treetop challenge experience

Transcend your comfort zone, channel your inner adventurer, and get ready to venture high into the treetops. Don't forget to buddy-up to see who screams the loudest on the Tandem Zip Wire and Dual Tarzan Swings! 


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