Blue Star Kids
Blue Star Families understands that military kids serve too! Together with our partners, we're continuing to design fun programming and find new opportunities to make their military experience better. Access fun kid-centered activities, giveaways, partner resources, and more!
There are an estimated 1.2 million military kids worldwide, each with unique experiences. Through ups and downs, moves and transitions, milkids create their own paths forward. We’re here to support them, ensuring their childhood is full of memories of welcome no matter where they land. On the Blue Star Kids page, access fun kid-centered activities, giveaways, partner resources, and more!
MCEC GLOBAL SUMMIT
For twenty-four years MCEC has been bringing together the expertise and practical tools to prepare military children for a bright future. Join them in Washington D.C. this July for the MCEC Global Summit.
In the Blue Star Neighborhood, it’s all about connection! Inside, you can register for events, chat with others on all kinds of topics, participate in challenges, enter giveaways, join a book club, find tips and recipes, and more.
Sesame Street Military offers engaging, interactive activities for the whole family. Explore advice and tips on self-expression, positive parenting, and answers to common concerns of military families.
Did you know members of Blue Star Families get an exclusive 20% off a 12-month subscription with Dr. Yum, which includes monthly cooking lessons, recipes, and more?
Let’s show appreciation for all the amazing, strong, and brave kids during Month of the Military Child! Throughout April, award a MilKid in your life for being awesome.
The great outdoors offers a picture-perfect setting to make memories with your family in your community. Enjoy family-friendly activities with our Blue Star Outdoors Program — no matter where you live.
Got a nervous Nate? This may help
Spiritune, a music therapy app, has the perfect gift for Blue Star Families members with a MilKid(s) worried about deployments, upcoming PCSes, and more; a free subscription ($299 VALUE). Grab yours this month only, and at checkout, use code BSFCHILD.
Protect Your Military Family from Cybercrimnals
Aura, a security expert and trusted Blue Star Partner, designed a Military Kids Online Safety Guide to help you protect your family. Oh, and Blue Star Families members get up to 50% off Aura protection plans, starting with a two-week free trial.
of employed active-duty spouse respondents indicate they need some form of child care.
of active-duty family respondents with at least one child enrolled in K-12 education know about the Interstate Compact; 74% do not know.
of active-duty family respondents with at least one child in grades K-12 who report their child does not currently receive mental health care, but they would like them to "could not find an available provider who will treat their child”