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Virtual Observances


April 2nd World Autism Awareness Day

Aims to put a spotlight on the hurdles that children and youth with autism face every day.   On this Day wear blue in support and recognition of children and youth with autism.

April 6th  CYS Guinness World Record Challenge

Youth ages 6 to 18 will attempt to break Guinness Book Record of passing a soccer ball in a chain virtually

April 12- 16th Week of the Young Child (WYOC)

50th anniversary of WYOC.  National celebration sponsored by National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Daily themes are:    

1.    Music Monday

2.    Tasty Tuesday

3.    Work Together Wednesday

4.    Artsy Thursday

5.    Family Friday

April 18- 24th Purple Up! For Military Kids Week

Wearing purple is a visible way to show support and thank military children and youth for their strength and sacrifices

20 April - 4-H Celebrates Purple Up! For Military Kids

22 April - BGCA  Celebrates Purple Up! For Military Kids


April 19 - 23rd Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week

Aims to recognize those who work with youth during out-of-school hours

April 22nd Earth Day

Theme: Restore Our Earth

April 22- 24th BGCA Military Teen Summit

Will also serve as the 2021 Operation Megaphone (OMP) event.  Army youth will have an opportunity to discuss relevant issues with military youth from other services.