Clubs and Organizations
There is so much to see and do in this area, and one of the best ways to get out and see it all is by joining one of the many clubs or organizations in the Naples area. Whether you’re into scuba diving off the Island of Capri or enjoying delicious and entertaining luncheons with an international flair, there’s something here for everyone. Following is a partial listing of the many clubs in the Naples area. To learn about more clubs, read the “Panorama.”
Allied Spouses Club: ASC is a group dedicated to supporting local and international charities through friendship and cooperation. To achieve its mission, the club sponsors two major charity fundraisers: the International Charity Bazaar in October, and international lunches from January through May. Other club activities include daytrips to local tourist spots and a complimentary Christmas Coffee to bring the holiday cheer and spirit. For membership information, e-mail email@example.com
American Soccer Club of Napoli: ASC Napoli provides exposure to the game of soccer in the form of advanced training and competition with area Italian soccer clubs. The club is open to all U.S. and NATO dependents ages 7 to 18. For more information, practice locations or questions, visit www.ascnapoli.com or become a fan of the group on Facebook.
Awana Club: The Chapel Awana Club meets every Sunday afternoon during the school year at the Support Site Chapel. Games, awards and Bible teaching for children ages 3 through sixth grade are offered. Contact the Chapel Annex at Commercial 081-811-4600.
Boy Scouts Troop 007: Troop 007 holds meetings every Monday from 1830-2000 in the Support Site Community Center.
Girl Scouts Overseas Naples: The Naples Girl Scouts shows girls how to contribute positively in the world and want girls to have fun learning. Search USA Girl Scouts Naples, Italy on Facebook for more information.
Cub Scouts Pack 007: Boys in first through fifth grades meet three times per month to learn skills they can use on hiking, camping and service outings. Sign up and get started in Cub Scouts. Check out what Cub Scouting has to offer. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.cubscoutingnaples.com.
Harry S. Truman Lodge No. 649: Lodge meets weekly and is for U.S. military or civilian personnel. For more information, visit http://groups.yahoo.com/group/HST649.
The Naples Overseas Support Club (NOSC): A charitable and social organization that fosters the NSA Naples community. We publish and sell the valuable “Shopping on the Boot... and Beyond” travel guide and offer the community an abundance of charitable programs funded solely by the NOSC Thrift Store. NOSC also hosts, promotes and partners with other NSA organizations to bring our members community events, and get-togethers, enrichment classes, and encourage them to become an integral part of our mission through volunteering! Together we can make a difference in our community! Visit www.noscitaly.com for more information and check it out on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/napolioverseassupportclub/.
U.S. Military Retiree Association of Southern Italy: The U.S. Military Retiree Association of Southern Italy (USMRA-SI) was formed in 1981 to represent U.S. retired military personnel and their family members who reside in Naples, Gaeta, Rome and Sigonella. The retired community, counting family members and survivors, numbers more than 500 people. In Europe, the USMRA-SI maintains close ties with representatives of the SECNAV Retiree Council, the Tri component Retiree Council, the VFW and American Legion. Members perform volunteer work with the American Red Cross, NJROTC and the Navy League. Emergency assistance and referral services are available to all members of the retired community. The USMRA-SI serves as a link between local area retirees, various military agencies and the U.S. Consulate in Naples. Information is available online at http://usmra-si.tripod.com or by calling 329-208-7315.
USO: The USO Naples and USO Rome have been serving the U.S. military forces in Italy for more than 65 years. Today the USO continues its original mission of supporting our troops and providing information, recreational tours, support programs and community events. The USO Naples has centers at Capodichino and the Support Site. USO centers offer that friendly USO assistance the organization is known for. To visit USO online, go to www.uso.it and click “Naples” or https://www.facebook.com/usonaples. You can also come by USO in person at: USO Capodichino at Air Terminal, first floor, Monday through Friday from 0830-1630 or call Commercial 081568-5713 USO Support Site at Village Forum (next to the library), Monday through Friday from 0930-1730 or call Commercial 081-811-4903.