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• Walk on Wednesdays at Kings Dominion from June 15th – August 17th. • Designated Season Pass Parking Area. Limited to the first 500 vehicles each day. • 10% Discount on Beagle Bucks. (Purchase at the Guest Service Office) • Early Entry into Bottom of the Park (area beyond Eiffel Tower). VIP Pass Holders are admitted to the “Bottom of the Park” 10 minutes before other guests. Enter via the walkway behind the Eiffel Tower • Early Entry into Water Works. VIP Pass Holders are admitted to Water Works at 11:30 on Saturday and Sunday and 11:45 on Monday – Friday • Bring-A-Friend Discounts. Save $ 25.00 off Regular General Admission every day (one guest per pass). Available for purchase at the park only.

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Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation NAF Resources Manager Kim Mills Marketing Director Debra Taylor Sponsorship and Advertising Coordinator Janice Washington-Brim Web Developer / Social Media Michael Synclare Marketing Specialist Mary Horning Marketing Specialist, Graphics and Layout Molly Baker

Questions or Comments? Contact Family and MWR Marketing at 703.805.4137 or visit our web site, www.belvoirmwr.com.

Those Eligible to use MWR Facilities are:

Active duty military personnel, their family and guests, reservists, all retired military, all DoD civilian employees and their family members, all retired DoD civilian employees and their families in the U.S., DoD contracted employees or technical representatives affiliated with Fort Belvoir, all employees of military banking facilities and credit unions working full time at Fort Belvoir. The Belvoir Buzz, a free publication, is published four times a year with 7,000 copies distributed around Fort Belvoir and in MWR facilities. All program dates, times and fees printed in The Belvoir Buzz are subject to change without notice. Advertisements in The Belvoir Buzz do not constitute DoD, Army, or Federal Government endorsement of the advertiser. The Belvoir Buzz is also available online at www.belvoirmwr.com.

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MWR Quarterly Leisure Guide to Fort Belvoir July ~ August ~ September 2011, VOL. 09 / No. 3

Table of Contents Clubs...............................................................................4 Officers’ Club Child, Youth & School Services.......................................5 School Liaison Office SKIESUnlimited Youth Services Youth Sports and Fitness Army Community Service...............................................14 Survivor Outreach Survices (SOS) Employment Readiness Program (ERP) Army Family Team Building (AFTB) Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) Family Advocacy Program (FAP) Financial Readiness Program (FRP) Mobilization/Deployment/Family Readiness (MOB/DEP/FR) Relocation Readiness Program Recreation......................................................................25 Arts and Crafts and Automotive Shop Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) Bowling Center Community Center/Leisure and Travel Services Fitness Centers Golf Outdoor Recreation Pools Van Noy Library Hours of Operation/Contact Numbers...........................38

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Clubs Clubs

Fort Belvoir Officers’ Club Building 20, 5500 Schulz Circle Telephone: 703.780.0930 Reservations: Ext. 600

The Fort Belvoir Officers’ Club is an elegant building with breathtaking views of the Potomac River, but there is so much more to enjoy than just the beautiful scenery! Visit www.belvoirmwr.com to find a full list of benefits and a membership application. Membership is open to all Officers and DoD civilians equivalent to GS–7 and NF–3 and above. Float A Dinner In Movie ShowSeries with Maverick / July 14,Productions August 18 / 7/ January pm 14 / 6 pm Adam & Enjoy theEve summer Dairies—A nightsWarm watching and Wonderful a movie with Comedy. your Dinner family at is fromOfficers’ the 6–9 pmClub. and the July’s show movie begins is “Despicable at 7:30 pm.Me” For more and ininformaAugust tion, please “The Aristocrats” call 703.780.0930 will be shown. extThe 600.cost Event forsubject this event to change is $8 based with on talent availability. dinner and $4 without dinner. Children under 3 are free. Call 703.780.0962 for more information. Dinner while Laughing Out Loud / March 25 / 6 pm Enjoy Hawaiian dinner Luau while / August listening 12 to / 6anpm up-and-coming comedian. Dinner Hulais with fromus6–9 on pm the and Potomac the show whilebegins enjoying at 7:30 smooth pm.sounds For more and information, delicious foodplease of thecall Hawaiian 703.780.0930 Islands from ext 600. 6–10 Event pmsubject in thetoMount change based on talent availability. Vernon Ballroom. Adults: $29.95 per person / $12.95 for children 7-12 / FREE for children 6 & under. By reservation only—reservations start 11. Please26note: refunds Bridal FairJuly / February / 11 no am–2 pm after August 8. Attention all brides! We bring together over 50 vendors to give you Latin Night / September 23 / 6only; pm reservations begin January 10; ac. This dinner is by reservation Come call salsa703.780.0930 with us in the ext. Mount please 600.Vernon room during an evening of Latin food, live entertainment and dancing. Dinner is served from 6–9 pm; enjoy the live entertainment until 10 pm. Adults: $29.95 per person / $12.95 for children 7-12 / FREE for children 6 & under. Reservations are encouraged; call 703.780.0962 for more info.

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Child, Youth & School Services Building 950, 9500 Barlow Road Telephone: 703.806.0791

Child,Youth & School Services

CYSS offers various programs to support children and families with child care, recreation, socialization and child development for children of all ages. The Child Development Centers (CDCs) offer full day and hourly child care programs for ages 6 weeks–5 years old. School Age Center (SAC) offers a variety of care, including part day preschool and full day, hourly, and before and after school care for school age children. The Family Child Care (FCC) program offers full day, hourly, before and after school and extended hours care for ages 6 weeks–12 years old. The Youth Center (YC) offers an afterschool middle school program, open recreation, health, fitness and social opportunities for 6th grade and up.

Child Development Centers (CDC’s) Army CYSS Programs have been described as “a model for the nation,” and they do the best to deserve that accolade! All of our centers are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The rates are competitive with other programs of comparable quality. Hourly care is also available at South Post CDC Monday–Friday, 7:30 am–4:30 pm. Reservations may be made up to four weeks in advance. If you want to know about the daily lesson plans, schedules and routines, child growth and development issues, or what constitutes a quality day care experience for children, just ask! CYS registration is required. Contact 703.806.0791 for registration and enrollment information today, or visit www.belvoirmwr.com/cys. Strong Beginnings Pre-K This program targets school readiness by focusing on social, emotional, academic and physical development children preparing to enter kindergarten. Students’ progress is reported to parents to ensure that they’re reaching expected school readiness goals. During a typical morning, students focus on Mathematics, Language/Literacy, Science/Technology or Social Studies; they engage in fun interactive learning stations for Creative Expression, Art, Woodworking, Cooking, Water/Sand and Music/Movement. Contact Parent Central Services for registration and enrollment information at 703.806.0791. www.belvoirmwr.com

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Child, Youth & School Services Building 950, 9500 Barlow Road Telephone: 703.806.0791

Child, Youth & School Services

Markham School Age Center (SAC) SAC complements the school day with a state-of-the-art computer lab and homework center to ensure support with school assignments. During the school year, SAC offers part day preschool and prekindergarten programs for children 3–5 years old. The curriculum emphasizes physical well-being, language usage, attentiveness, imagination, world knowledge, social and emotional development. Family Time Computer Lab at Markham SAC The lab is open on the 2nd & 4th Saturday of every month from 9:30 am–1:30 pm. For more information, call 703.805.9100.

Family Child Care (FCC) FCC homes serve children 4 weeks to 12 years of age in a homelike environment that allows siblings to be in care together. Fees are based on total family income and follow DoD fee guidance as in other Fort Belvoir CYSS programs. The Fort Belvoir FCC program offers a variety of flexible care options that meet regular and mission-related child care needs to include full-day, hourly, before/ after school, extended care (overnight and weekend), special needs and on and off-post care. Off-post care is offered in the counties of Fairfax, Prince William (Woodbridge, Manassas, Dumfries Road) and Stafford. For more information, please contact the FCC office at 703.805.9137/9134/9132. Army Child Care in Your Neighborhood (ACCYN) The U.S. Army and the National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies (NACCRRA) have joined forces to help Army Families find and pay for quality off-post child care through Army Child Care in Your Neighborhood (ACCYN). Army Families eligible for the program are active duty Army, Army DoD civilians, active duty Army Guard & Reserve. The goal of this project is to ensure civilian child care programs provide care to Army Families that are comparable in quality and cost to Army operated on-post spaces.

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Child, Youth & School Services Building 950, 9500 Barlow Road Telephone: 703.806.0791

Eligibility Requirements for CYSS Programs Open to current DoD personnel—active duty, retiree and DoD civilians. CYSS fees are on a sliding scale based on income. Note: retirees are only eligible for our sports and SKIES Unlimited programs. Call 703.806.0791 for more info.

Child,Youth & School Services

For more info, contact NACCRRA by calling 800.424.2246 or visit them online at www.naccrra.org.

CYSS Registration is FREE Registration is required to participate in all CYSS programs and it’s FREE. To help facilitate the registration process, please contact the Parent Central Services office at 703.806.0791 to find out what documentation is needed.

School Support Services The School Liaison Office works in conjunction with CYSS and the local school community to address educational issues involving military children. The SLO uses a variety of resources to provide assistance with issues concerning student transition and educational needs. The School Liaison Officer is Mary Jo Chapman and can be reached at 703.805.9119. Fairfax County Public Schools serving Fort Belvoir Belvoir Elementary School: http://www.fcps.edu/FtBelvoirES Woodlawn Elementary School: www.fcps.edu/WoodlawnES Whitman Middle School: http://www.fcps.edu/WhitmanMS Mount Vernon High School: http://www.fcps.edu/MtVernonHS Surrounding County Websites Prince William County: www.PWCS.edu Stafford County: www.stafford.schoolfusion.us Tutor.com Free homework help available 24/7! This program is provided by the DoD. Go to www.tutor.com/military/get-access to see a complete list of who is eligible to access the program.

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Child, Youth & School Services Building 950, 9500 Barlow Road Telephone: 703.806.0791

Child, Youth & School Services

Hired! Apprenticeship Program - Just for CYSS Youth Do you want an opportunity to make some money while learning what it takes to compete in the work world? If so, Hired! Apprenticeship Program is for you. CYSS teens, 15–18 years of age, must commit to working 15 hours for 12 weeks along with completing workshops designed to prepare you for job searching! You can choose two terms per year from the fall, winter, spring and summer terms. Summer term fills up fast, so complete the application kit early. For additional information contact Wendy O’Sullivan, 703.805.4515.

Hired! Workshops - Summer Sessions Held on Wednesday’s from 1–2 pm covering Workforce-Preparation (resumes, applications, job searching, interviewing) and PostSecondary Education Exploration (interest inventories, exploring jobs, college/scholarship exploration, career portfolios). The EDGE! Do you have what it takes to be a chef? Want to get your creative wheels spinning? Need to get in shape for an upcoming sport? Join in the fun and get the after school EDGE! CYSS partners with various MWR Activities to offer exciting after school activities for middle and high school aged youth (6th–12th grade). EDGE! program activities are offered between 3–6 pm. Please call 703.805.1906 for more information. Night Out South Post CDC offers Saturday evening childcare for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years who are registered with CYS Services. Tickets are $20 per child and includes a light meal. No money is taken at the door and there are no refunds. • Parents’ Night Out: July 9, August 13, September 10 Call 703.806.4344 for times and costs. • Kids’ Night Out: July 9, August 13, September 10 Call 703.805.9100 for times and costs.

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Youth Center 5850 Langfitt Loop Telephone: 703.805.4515

Youth Center Open Recreation For middle and high school youth; registration is required, 703.805.9118/4515. Summer Camp / June 27–September 1 Bring your friends and join us for tons of fun. Field trips include Splashdown and Cameron Run water parks, Madame Tussaud’s, Nationals game and more. Call 703.805.4515 for more information.

Child,Youth & School Services

Youth Services offers a variety of programs offering youth opportunities in life skills, citizenship, leadership, leisure, arts, mentoring and support services.

Youth Center Activity Calendar Listed here are only select activities throughout the quarter; please call the YC for more information. • July 8: Madden 10 Tournament • July 9: Summer Dance, 4:30–9 pm, $5/youth • July 20: Work Behaviors : How to Keep a Job & Get a Great Reference • July 23: Almost ANYTHING Goes Field Day • July 29: Pool Tournament • August 3: Hired! Workshop - Interviewing I • August 6: Roller Skating • August 13: Dance, 6–10 pm • August 20: Double Feature Movie Night • August 27: Ultimate Journey & Scavenger Hunt • August 31: Hired! Workshop - Interest Inventory, 4–5 pm • September 8: Hired! Workshop - Exploring Jobs/Duties • September 15: Hired! Workshop - Exploring Career Websites • September 23: Minute to Win It • September 24: Indoor Soccer • September 30: Stained Glass

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Ms. Sandee’s SUMMER Sessions

JUNE 27 - JULY 1 Princess Ballet Session Ages: 3-5 years Cost: $62 Days: Monday-Friday Time: 10 am-11 am

Broadway Dance Ages: 7-12 years Cost: $92 Days: Monday-Friday Time: 11 am-12:30 pm

JULY 5 -

Mommy & Me Ballet School Age Jazz Ages: 18 months-2 years JULY 8 Ages: 6-12 years Cost: $45 Cost: $65 Days: Tuesday-Friday Fairy Tale Dance Days: Tuesday-Friday Time: 10 am-10:30 am Ages: 3-5 years Time: 11:30 am-12:30 pm Cost: $70 Days: Tuesday-Friday Time: 11 am-12:30 pm

JULY 18 - JULY 21 Preschool Ballet Ages: 3-5 years Cost: $55 Days: Monday-Thursday Time: 10 am-11 am

School Age Ballet Ages: 6-12 years Cost: $65 Days: Monday-Thursday Time: 11 am-12:30 pm

Dance Team Session Ages: 5-7 years Cost: $110 Days: Monday-Friday Time: 10 am-12 pm

AUGUST 8 AUGUST 12

AUGUST 15 - AUGUST 19

Mommy & Me Ballet Preschool Ballet Ages: 18 months-2 years Ages: 3-5 years Cost: $45 Days: Monday-Friday Kinder Ballet Cost: $55 Days: Monday-Friday Time: 10 am-10:30 am Ages: 5-6 years Time: 10:30 am-11:30 am Cost: $55 Days: Monday-Friday Time: 11:30 am-12:30 pm

AUGUST 22 AUGUST 26

Dance Team School Age Ages: 7-12 years Cost: $110 Days: Monday-Friday Time: 10 am-12 pm

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Ms. Angie’s SUMMER Sessions

Child & Youth Services

Pop Princess Session JULY 11 Ages: 5-6 years Cost: $60 JULY 13 Happily Ever After Days: Monday-Wednesday Ages: 3-5 years Time: 10 am-11 am Cost: $60 Love 2 Dance Days: Monday-Wednesday Ages: 7-12 years Time: 11 am-12 pm Cost: $70 Days: Monday-Wednesday Time: 1:30 pm-3 pm

Happily Ever After JULY 25 - JULY 27 Ages: 3-5 years Cost: $60 Love 2 Dance Days: Monday-Wednesday Ages: 7-12 years Time: 11 am-12 pm Cost: $70 Pop Princess Session Days: Monday-Wednesday Ages: 5-6 years Time: 1:30 pm-3 pm Cost: $60 Days: Monday-Wednesday Time: 10 am-11 am

AUGUST 1 - AUGUST 3 Happily Ever After Ages: 3-5 years Pop Princess Session Cost: $60 Ages: 5-6 years Days: Monday-Wednesday Cost: $60 Time: 11 am-12 pm Days: Monday-Wednesday Love 2 Dance Ages: 7-12 years Time: 10 am-11 am Cost: $70 Days: Monday-Wednesday Time: 1:30 pm-3 pm

AUGUST 22 AUGUST 24

Love 2 Dance Ages: 7-12 years Cost: $70 Days: Monday-Wednesday Time: 1:30 pm-3 pm

Happily Ever After Ages: 3-5 years Cost: $60 Days: Monday-Wednesday Time: 12:30 pm-1:30 pm

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Youth Sports and Fitness 9500 Barlow Road, Building 950 Telephone: 703.805.9139 /1257 Registration: 703.806.0791 Teen Functional Strength Training Ages: 12-17 years Enrollment: Through July 1 Cost: FREE Session: July 11 - August 17 British Soccer Camp Enrollment: Through July 22 Ages: 3-16 years Cost: Register online Camp: July 18 - July 22 Football Camp Ages: 7-15 years Enrollment: Through July 22 Cost: $30 Camp: July 25 - July 29 Cheerleading Camp Ages: 5-15 years Enrollment: Through July 22 Cost: $30 Camp: July 25 - July 29 Tackle Football Ages: 7-15 years Enrollment: Through August 19 Cost: $80 Season: August - November Cheerleading Football Ages: 5-15 years Enrollment: Through August 19 Cost: $55 Season: August - November Basketball Camp Ages: 7-15 years Enrollment: Through July 8 Cost: $30 Camp: July 11 - July 15 Tennis Clinic Ages: 7-15 years Enrollment: Through July 22 Cost: $30 Clinic: August TBD (one week clinic) Fall Soccer Ages: 5-12 years Enrollment: July 5 - August 26 Cost: $55 Season: September - November Flag Football Ages: 5-14 years Enrollment: August 1 - September 16 Cost: $55 Season: September - November Wrestling Ages: 5-15 years Enrollment: August 29 - November 11 Cost: $60 Season: November - March Smart Start Soccer Current immunization records required Ages: 3-5 years Enrollment: August 1 - September 23 Cost: $20 Season: October - November Smart Start Football Current immunization records required Ages: 3-5 years Enrollment: August 1 - September 23 Cost: $20 Season: October - November Swim & Run for Your Health Ages: 17 years & under Enrollment: Call 703.805.9138 Season: Ongoing Cost: FREE Become a Sports Volunteer - call 703.805.9139/1257 12

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Army Community Service 9800 Belvoir Road, Building 200 Telephone: 703.805.4590

ACS assists the military community by developing, coordinating and delivering services which help promote self-reliance, resiliency and stability during war and peace. ACS classes and training are designed to equip Soldiers and Families with the skills, knowledge and support needed to face the challenges of military life.

Information & Referral Program Telephone: 703.805.5056/4590

Army Community Service

Information & Referral Program The I&R Program maintains an integrated resource file of sources of service to which personnel may be referred. Referral procedures are used when it is not possible to provide immediate direct assistance. Follow-up procedures are provided to ensure that needs have been met.

Survivor Outreach Survices (SOS) Telephone: 703.805.1827

The SOS mission is to educate the community about the SOS Program and advocate on behalf of all Families who have suffered the loss of a Soldier. They strive to build a unified support program which embraces and reassures Survivors that they are continually linked to the Army Family for as long as they desire through resouces, to include support groups, newsletters and social activities.

Upcoming Classes & Groups For reservations or more information, please contact 703.805.1794/1827/4590.

Soldier and Family Assistance Center is Moving! The SFAC, currently located at Army Community Service, bldg. 200, on The new state-of-the-art facility will be located in bldg. 1263, off of All other personnel may receive services at Army Community Services, 14

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Employment Readiness Program 9800 Belvoir Road, Building 200 Telephone: 703.805.2605/3126

The ERP provides information for career/life planning and job search development. Eligibility: Active duty military, reserve components and their family members, DoD civilians and military service retirees and their family members. Call 703.805.4590 to register for the orientation/workshops/seminars and to access the many career and employment services of the program. ACS Career Academy / Training Classes for 2011 Increase your income potential through job skill training. These training classes in 2011: Computer Skills, Administrative Assistant, Human Resources Internships, Respite Care Provider, Allied Health Careers, Medical Administrative Fields, Billing and Coding Fields.

July July 14: Federal Employment & Resume Prep, 9 am–noon July 18: ADECCO Recruiting Session, 10 am–2 pm July 21: Kelly Recruiting Session, 10 am–2 pm August August 16: ADECCO Recruiting Session, 10 am–2 pm August 18: Kelly Recruiting Session, 10 am–2 pm

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Employment Readiness Orientation / Tuesdays, 12:45–2:30 pm Overview of local area employment topics, from federal jobs to resume assistance. Registration required; call 703.805.4590.

September September 15: Federal Employment & Resume Prep, 9 am–noon September 15: Kelly Recruiting Session, 9 am–2 pm September 19: ADECCO Recruiting Session, 10 am–2 pm September 26: Military Spouse Networking, 10 am–noon

Belvoir Road, is moving into a brand new facility August 6–7, 2011. 6th Street. The SFAC services wounded, ill and injured Soldiers. SFAC bldg. 200. For more information please call 703-805-1830.

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Army Family Team Building (AFTB) 9800 Belvoir Road, Building 200 Telephone: 703.805.1150

AFTB offers 34 FREE classes assisting military Families, (to include all branches active or reserve, DoD civilians, retirees, and Family members) in understanding and thriving within the Army and military. AFTB provides unit training and individual classes or concept blocks upon request. Classes are held in the ACS Classroom, Bldg. 200. AFTB Program Manager (POC) Colandra Sealey: colandra.a.sealey2.ctr@mail.mil

Army Community Service

AFTB Level I Wednesday, July 13, 9:30–3:30 pm Tuesday–Thursday, August 16–18, 9:30 am–3:30 pm Wednesday–Thursday, September 14–15, 9:30 am–1 pm Level I course includes: Expectations and Impact of the Mission on Family Life, Basic Military Benefits and Entitlements, Basic Problem Solving, Military Acronyms and Terms and more. AFTB Level II Wednesday–Friday,, July 20–22, 9:30 am–3:30 pm Wednesday–Friday, August 24–26, 9:30 am–3:30 pm Level II presents 14 courses including: Building a Cohesive Team, Managing Group Conflict, Leader Assisted Problem Solving, Communication Skills for Leaders, Leadership Styles and more.

AFTB Level III Tuesday–Thursday, August 9–11, 9:30 am–3:30 pm Level III presents 10 courses including: courses including: Managing Group Conflict, Leadership Styles, Coaching and Mentoring, Understanding Needs and more.

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Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) 9800 Belvoir Road, Building 200 Telephone: 703.805.1835

EFMP provides support to military Families with special needs. The program offers activities for children enrolled in the program. EFMP Autism/Aspergers & ADD/ADHD Parent Coffee July 15, August 19, September 15 / 10–11 am An opportunity to meet other EFM families, who share similar situations, in an informal setting and share helpful tips. For more info, call Lisa Heck at 703.805.2967 or Frances Packard at 703.805.5435. EFMP Bowling / September 8 EFMP Families bowl for free from 1–3 pm. Enrollment required; call 703.805.1835 or stop by ACS to register.

EFMP Ice Cream Social / July 21 Come socialize from 2–4 pm at Outdoor Recreation, by the basin. EFMP Back to School BBQ / August 25 Enjoy fun and outdoor activities with other families from 5–7 pm at Outdoor Recreation.

Army Community Service

EFMP Parent Support Group / September 1 Group takes place 6:30–8:30 pm and is open to all military Families with special needs; call 703.805.1835 to sign-up.

EFMP Open Swim / Saturdays Starting in September The enrolled Family member and a caregiver swim free during open swim, 1–5 pm. A pass is required—please call the EFMP office for details.

EFMP Friday Family Fun Night / September 23 At ACS, from 6:30–8:30 pm, families with EFMs—birth to 18 years—get together for a comfortable evening of activities and a pot luck. The selection of games, Wii sports and other activities will be based on family input. Call 703.805.1835/1795 to sign up.

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Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) Army Volunteer Corps Program 9800 Belvoir Road, Building 200 Telephone: 703.805.4152

The AFAP process informs the Army of needed improvements, validates concerns and measures satisfaction, provides cost effective solutions, safeguards the Army’s well being, utilizes a “grassroots” process and provides an avenue for change. Thinking About Becoming an AFAP Volunteer? Do you have suggestions on how to improve the quality of life on Belvoir? Becoming an AFAP Volunteer gives you an opportunity to learn and work within the AFAP process. For more information on how to become an AFAP Volunteer please contact Faitheleen Henderson at 703.805.4152 or Faitheleen.Henderson@us.army.mil.

Army Community Service

Army Volunteer Corps Program For more information contact the Installation Army Volunteer Corps Manager, at 703.805.4152 or faitheleen. henderson.civ@mail.mil or DSN:655-4152.

Family Advocacy Program Telephone: 703.805.2631

The objectives of FAP are to prevent spouse and child abuse, to encourage the reporting of all instances of such abuse, to ensure the prompt assessment and investigation of all abuse cases, to protect victims of abuse, and to treat all Family members affected by or involved in abuse. FAP also provides education services in child abuse, spouse and Family violence, and parenting and stress management.

Sexual Assault Response Coordinator /Victim Advocacy Program EMERGENCY, 24-Hour Number: 703.919.0986 Infant Massage Class / 1–2:30 pm Thursdays every other month. Call 703.805.4547 to register. Baby Bundles / 10 am–12 noon First Wednesday every other month; call 703.805.4547 to register.

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Family Advocacy Program (FAP) 9800 Belvoir Road, Building 200 Telephone: 703.805.2631

Play Morning / 10 am–12 noon / Outdoor Recreation Group meets every Tuesday. Call 703.805.2693 for more info.

Financial Readiness Program (FRP) Telephone: 703.805.4590 FRP offers educational classes to develop financial skills in a variety of areas and to build wealth. They also provide one-on-one financial counseling to assist with personal finances.

August August 2: Identity Theft, noon–1 pm August 3: Baby Bundles, 10 am–noon August 4: First Termers Money Management, 8 am–4 pm August 4: Better Money Management, 1–3 pm August 10: Liquidating your Debts, 1–3 pm August 11: Score More with Good Credit, 1–3 pm

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Upcoming Classes Call 703.805.4590 to register. July July 7: First Termers Money Management, 8 am–4 pm July 12: Your Insurance Needs, 1–3 pm July 13: Basics of Investing, 1–3 pm July 14: Dollars and Sense, 1–3 pm July 18: Your Insurance Needs, 1–3 pm July 27: Car Buying & Leasing, 1–3 pm July 28: Financial Services/Account Management, 1–3 pm

September September 1: First Termers Money Management, 8 am–4 pm September 8: Dollars and Sense, 1–3 pm September 14: Car Buying & Leasing, 1–3 pm September 14: Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), 1–3 pm September 15: Consumer Rights & Obligations, 1–3 pm September 22: Financial Services/Account Management, 1–3 pm

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Mobilization/Deployment/Family Readiness (MOB/DEP/FR) 9800 Belvoir Road, Bldg 200 Telephone: 703.805.1834

Mob/D’s goal is to support the Soldier before, during and after deployment, as well as to educate their Family to be self-reliant, resilient and connecting them with resources. This program is also responsible for education and support of Family Readiness Groups (FRG) in and around the Fort Belvoir installation.The Casualty Response (CARE) Team is also available through the Mob/D office.

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Monthly Workshops FRG Roundtable: July 7, August 4, September 1 , 10:30 am–noon Pre-Deployment: July 11, August 8, September 12, 10:00 am–noon Ready 4 Reunion: July 18, August 15, September 19, 9–10:30 am Reintegration & Reset: July 18, August 15, September 19, 10:30 am–noon FRG Workshop: July 21, September 15, 9 am–noon Family Readiness Support Assistant Training: June 16, 9 am–noon Relocation Readiness Program

Telephone: 703.805.5058/3436 The Relocation Readiness Program provides relocation counseling, a lending closet and other services. Military Homefront, www.military homefront.dod.mil, is the official DoD web site for reliable Quality of Life information. For more information, please call the Relocation Office at 703.805.5058.

Newcomers’ Orientation / First Monday of each month From 9–11 am the Garrison and support agencies welcome newcomers with helpful information at ACS. No registration necessary. Upcoming Classes: Call 703.805.5058 for class information and details. Welcome to Germany Welcome to Korea Hearts Apart

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Arts and Crafts & Auto Shop— The Kawamura Arts & Crafts Center 9290 Gunston Road, Building 1462 Main Telephone: 703.806.4655 Auto Telephone: 703.806.4088 Class Info & Registration: 703.806.4655

Accomplished or up-and-coming artists and crafts people can develop their artistic skills or discover new ones in the The Kawamura Arts & Craft Center. It houses the MWR Frame Shop, Wood Shop and Auto Shop. The Frame Shop offers custom framing—you can do your own framing, take a class or have it done for you! Plaques, flag boxes, shadow boxes, shadow frames and engraving services are also available. The Multi-Craft Area offers a variety of classes listed below. The Wood Shop offers a woodworking safety class and the capabilities of pen and bowl turning on a lathe, furniture, toy, ornament, deskplate construction and more. The Automotive Shop offers bays for doing your work, a safety class and basic automotive maintenance classes. Customers can also make arrangements for simple engine tune-ups, brake jobs and auto detailing. For telephone numbers and hours of operation see page 39. Automotive Maintenance Classes If you’re interested in learning how to better maintain your vehicle, Auto Skills offers a comprehensive series of classes; for a specific list of training classes and days offered, call 703.763.6676. Framing Class Schedule Basic framing techniques are taught the 3rd Saturday of the month from 8 am–noon. $60 includes an 8 x 10 kit containing a picture, mat board, foam core, glass, moulding and mounting materials.

Jewelry Class Schedule Call 703.806.4655 for dates and times. Each class is $35 with a $15 supply fee to instructor. • Jewelry Basics Class • Earrings Workshop • Wire Basics Class • Cha-Cha Bracelet Class

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Multi-Craft Classes For more information and to register, call 703.806.4655. • Stained Glass • Quilting: Beginner & Advanced • Pen & Bowl Turning • Kids Sewing Camp


Arts and Crafts & Auto Shop— Better Opportunities for The Kawamura Community Center Single Soldiers (BOSS) 9290 Gunston Road, Building 1462 Abbott Road, Building 2115 Main Telephone: 703.806.4655 Check the Facebook Fort Belvoir BOSS Page Auto Telephone: 703.806.4088

The BOSS Support Center offers a place for socializing and recreating with fellow service members. If you just need a place to relax there are large screen TVs, DVD Players w/ DVD Library, Wi-Fi, Gaming systems w/ Game Library, and pool table. BOSS Council Meetings First and third Wednesdays of the month at the BOSS Support Center. BOSS Event Planning Meetings Takes place on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month in the BOSS Support Center. Volunteer Opportunities Help out and volunteer with your BOSS Volunteer Team. BOSS participates in several volunteer events monthly; check out our Facebook page or email ftbelvoirboss@gmail.com if you are interested in joining our BOSS Volunteer Team!

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Recreation and Leisure The second Tuesday of every month is movie night at the BOSS Support Center. Game night takes place the fourth Thursday of every month. We have several Recreation and Leisure events occuring monthly outside of the BOSS Support Center. Check out our Facebook page or email ftbelvoirboss@gmail.com if you are interested in participating in these events with your Fort Belvoir BOSS Team! Quality of Life Quality of life issues are addressed bi-monthly during BOSS Council Meetings and addressed once received. Fort Belvoir BOSS Team also hosts monthly quality of life dinners at area restaurants. Check out our Facebook page or email ftbelvoirboss@gmail.com if you are interested in participating in these events with your Fort Belvoir BOSS Team or if you have a quality of life issue that needs to be addressed.

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Bowling Center 5975 Middleton Road, Building 1199 Telephone: 703.805.2991

ALL NEW! Come experience the newly remodeled Fort Belvoir Bowling Center. Featuring our all new one hundred inch video projection systems, enhanced cosmic lighting package and much more! In your busy life there is enough stress, so our birthday party options make planning your child’s special day hassle free. The Strike Zone Eatery has a variety of tasty choices and homemade daily specials on weekdays. Try our new flame-broiled burger that everyone’s talking about! Join us on Friday and Saturday nights for Cosmic Bowling, a party atmosphere that can be enjoyed by everyone! Office Teambuilding Book your office teambuilding party here! We have several different packages available, including food, bowling and shoes. Fall Bowling League Openings We have opportunities for all skill levels and ages. New this year are several “short season” league opportunities. Call for details. Customer Appreciation Fridays Every Friday enjoy Unlimited Cosmic Bowling with free shoe rental from 9–midnight. Red & Blue Head Pin Day All day Sunday - get a free game when you bowl a strike at the colored headpin. Bowling center staff must witness.

NOW AVAILABLE! at the Bowling Center

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New Menu at The Strike Zone Eatery Try some of our new food choices, including baked potatoes, shrimp, crab cakes and much more.


Fort Belvoir Community Center Building 1200, Taylor Road Center Telephone: 703.805.3714

The Fort Belvoir Community Center is the information headquarters for Fort Belvoir recreation resources, and includes the Leisure Travel Services (LTS) Office. Instructional Programs, Classes, and Workshops Drum Classes/Conga Classes: $75 per month, per person. Guitar Classes/ Piano Classes: $75 per month, per person. Yoga: $8 per class (pay-as-you-go), per person every Monday. Do not eat 2–3 hours before class, wear comfy clothes, bring a yoga mat. Pro Tools 101 Training: $150 per week sessions. Cut your own demo, produce your own podcast, record & edit your music at home. Attend these workshops 3 days a week for 1.5 hour sessions and learn introductory skills to use this software program in your recording and editing projects.

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Ballroom Rental Planning an event and need a great venue? The Community Center hosts weddings, birthdays, retirement ceremonies and meetings. Book your event soon; call 703.805.3714 for pricing and details. Leisure Travel Service (LTS) Office Located in the Community Center, the LTS Office is the one-stop shop for all of your leisure travel needs. If you are looking for a weekend getaway, discounted tickets, discounted hotels, or a trip to far off lands—look no further. Their personalized services provide you with tickets, tours, information, and more. Vacations LTS has many great working relationships with a variety of travel companies and resorts around the world. Military discounted rates are available to active duty, retirees, DOD civilians, reservists and family members accompanied with a military ID card. Visit Armed Forces Vacation Club, www.AFVClub.com, for great deals. Log on and use installation #189 for all current rates and specials. Tickets Discounted tickets are offered to many attractions, 28

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Fort Belvoir Community Center Building 1200, Taylor Road Center Telephone: 703.805.3714

hotels and motels in the area and throughout the country. Below is a sampling of discounted tickets available for area attractions at the LTS Office. • Baltimore Aquarium • Spy Museum • Sesame Place, PA • AMC Movie Tickets • Colonial Williamsburg • Luray Caverns • Tourmobile Sightseeing • Jamestown/Yorktown Combo • The Newseum • Madame Tussauds • Mount Vernon Estate & Garden • Amusement Parks Cruises Let the staff at the LTS Office plan a cruise for you. From the Carribean to the Mediterranean, your cruise options are endless! Military specials start as low as $299 per person. Call 703.805.3714 to get sailing on an exciting cruise vacation. Special Deals Anheuser-Busch: Saluting our Armed Forces and Their Families Throughout 2011, members of the military and up to three direct dependents may enter any one of Anheuser-Busch’s SeaWorld, Busch Gardens, or Sesame Place parks with a single-day complimentary admission; just register at Herosalute.com.

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Government Vacation Rewards Includes two vacation certificates: 7-Night stay at a fabulous resort • Thousands of possible worldwide destinations 7-Day Standard Cruise for two • All major cruise lines • Retail $2,495 For more info, visit www.RegistryVacations.com Disney Armed Forces Salute Walt Disney World resort salutes the U.S. Military with a discount 4-Day Ticket. Active, Reservist and Retired U.S. Military personnel may purchase up to six of the 4-Day Disney Armed Forces Salute tickets for $135 per ticket. www.belvoirmwr.com

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Fort Belvoir Community Center Building 1200, Taylor Road Center Telephone: 703.805.3714

NYC Excursion / July 23, September 24 Spend a fun-filled day in fabulous New Your City for just $45 per person! The bus departs from the Community Center at 8 am and returns around 10:30 pm. Community Center Comedy Night / July 22 Hosted by Michael Prince with fellow comics Steve Brown and Da’ Mone Jones! $20 in advance $25 at the door; doors open at 8pm and show starts at 9 pm. For more info or tickets, call 703-805-3714. Special Events SPECIAL EVENTS For more details and upcoming programs, call 703.805.3714 Telephone: 703.805.3714 Freedom Fest / July 4 Celebrate Independence Day on Fort Belvoir’s Fremont Field. From 5–10 pm enjoy free entertainment, family fun and fireworks. Movies on the Lawn / July 8, August 12 Watch a movie outside at the amphitheater. The free family fun starts at 6 pm and movie begins at dark. Dueling Pianos / August 6 Doors open at 7 pm and performances begin at 7:30 pm. Free child care is provided with purchase of ticket and validation.

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Cardboard Regatta / August 20 Build your regatta boat and have fun competing! Bounce and Splash / August 21 Enjoy family fun, food and inflatables from 1–4 pm on Pullen Field. Pooch Plunge / August 27 End-of-summer fun for your dogs at Pool 3 from 11 am–2 pm. Oktoberfest / September 29–October 2 Celebrate Oktoberfest at Belvoir’s Fremont Field! 30

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Fitness Centers

Graves Fitness Center Abbott Road, Building 2116; 703.806.5368 The Body Shop 12th Street, Building 1023; 703.806.3100 Specker Field House 12th Street, Building 1182; 703.806.3100 Wells Field House Goethal Road, Building 1810; 703.806.5093 Here’s to your health! Come try a class or just work out. Intramural Sports To register your unit, contact the Intramural Coordinator, Geneva Martin, at 703.806.5093. • Golf: Qualifying dates: July 7 and August 4 Championship: August 25 • Bowling: Organization Meeing, July 18 Tournament dates: August 1, 8, 15 • Swimming: September 16 Functional Fitness Training Program Active Duty Sessions: M-W-F 5:30–6:30 am or 6:30–7:30 am July 25–September 2; September 12–October 21 Civilian Sessions: T-Th 6–7 am July 26–September 1; September 13–October 20 Lunchtime Soldiers & Civilians: M-W-F 11:30 am–12:30 pm June 27–August 5; additional sessions will be added in August 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament / July Date TBD; info will be posted on the web as it becomes available. Health & Fitness Expo / August 19 / 10 am–2 pm Nutrition info, health screens, fitness test and program information will be available. There will also be vendors and an Aerobic-Thon which consists of a 20 minute preview of various classes offered.

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Autumn Dash 5 Mile Run / September 24 Call 703.806.5589 for more information. Ongoing Aerobics Program Various classes are offered each week. Each session is $64 for 10 weeks of unlimited access or $5 per class. Walking & Hiking for Fitness Free program that aims to improve cardio endurance, flexibility, weight loss and strength. www.belvoirmwr.com

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Golf Beulah Road, Building 2910 Telephone: 703.806.5878 Web site: www.belvoirgolf.com

Fort Belvoir’s Golf Club welcomes all eligible MWR patrons! The club features two 18-hole championship golf courses. The clubhouse offers an inviting place to relax and enjoy great food and drink after a round of golf, while providing beautiful views of the surrounding natural setting. The clubhouse offers a buffet lunch Monday through Friday and is also available for meetings, golf group outings, and catered events such as weddings, retirements, and promotions. Call the Catering Department, ext. 103, for more information. Check www.belvoirgolf.com for golf news! Weather Information Please be aware that the golf club may close earlier than the posted hours because of weather, or other conditions beyond their control. Golf Pro Shop / 703.806.5878 ext.108/109 The golf club is open year round and operation hours change with the seasons. The golf club features Woodlawn and Gunston golf courses, practice range and short game practice areas; a great golfing experience. The golf club offers tee times for daily play and also features a golf outing program for large and small golf outings. Green fee rates change with the season. Please call the Pro Shop for information and see our web site at www.belvoirgolf.com

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Enjoy the Clubhouse Lounge / Open Daily Everyone is welcome. Enjoy our three large HD TVs and follow your favorite sporting events. The lounge offers excellent a la carte items as well as a good selection of beers from around the world. Call for hours and specials or visit www.belvoirgolf.com Daily Lunch Buffet / Monday–Friday Everyone is invited to enjoy our outstanding food quality and service that is our daily lunch buffet offered Monday–Friday. Seating is limited so we encourage parties of 6 or more to call ahead. Lunch hours are 11 am–1:30 pm and prices are $10 per person (full buffet & beverage) or $8 per person for the buffet soup, salad and dessert. Parties of 15 and more are charged $13 per person and must call ahead for reservations. Room fees may apply for some large groups. 32

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Outdoor Recreation Warren Road, Building 778 Telephone: 703.805.3081 Hunt Check Station: 703.805.3688

The Fort Belvoir Outdoor Recreation Program offers a long list of outdoor recreation equipment for rent at modest per-day rates and outdoor adventure experiences. Call, visit belvoirmwr.com/ hunting-odr to see available equipment and pricing. Outdoor Recreation has a classroom that can be reserved and rented for private and non-official functions. Call for more info. We want to know what you want! If you are interested in participating in local bike outings, kayak and canoe programs and lessons, or trips to the Nationals games this spring call the programmer at 703.805.1226. ODR Trailblazers Check online to see all the upcoming dates and hike locations. Family Campouts / August 20–21 $5 per person includes tent space, fishing equipment and bait, a scavenger hunt, sporting equipment and s’mores. Call 703.805.1226 for more info and to sign up. 3-Day Backpacking Trip / September 16–18 Join us on a 3-day trip into the Shenandoah National Park. Call 703.805.1226 for more information. Rock Climbing Trips / July 30, September 25 Join ODR this summer and fall to learn to rock climb indoors and outside. No matter your experience level there is a class or option for you to enjoy. Call 703.805.1226 for more information.

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Skeet & Trap / July 9, August 13, September 24 Join ODR this spring, summer and fall to shoot Skeet, Trap and Wobble at Bull Run Shooting Center. Call 703.805.1226 for trip options and costs. Paintball Trips / Fort Detrick, MD / July 10, August 14, September 11 $45 per person includes transportation and rental (market, mask, field fee, all day air and 500 rounds of field paint). Play time will be from 10 am–3 pm. Call www.belvoirmwr.com

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Outdoor Recreation Warren Road, Building 778 Telephone: 703.805.3081

703.805.1226 for more information. Butler’s Orchard Trips / July 16, August 6, September 10 Fruits and vegetables that are as fresh as it gets; browse the Farmers Market or pick your own. Blueberry picking in July, Blackberry and raspberry picking in August and apple picking in September; call 703.805.1226 with any questions. Horseback Riding Trip / July 24, September 11 Mountain trail riding at its best, Tamarack Stables in Lorton, VA next to Pohick Bay Regional Park; call 703.805.3081 with any questions. Harpers Ferry Whitewater Rafting Trips July 16, August 13, September 3 Join ODR and River & Trail Outfitters on the final stretches of the Shenandoah River as it tumbles into the Potomac, carving a spectacular 6.5-mile watercourse through the Blue Ridge Mountains. $81 includes transportation, picnic lunch, rafting guide and all equipment; call 703.805.1226 with any questions. National’s Baseball Game Trips July 4, July 29, August 21, September 9, September 25 $29 includes transportation, parking and your ticket.

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DC United Soccer Game Trips / July 20, August 13, September 24 $35 includes transportation, parking and premium seating with pre-game field access opportunities. Equipment Issue Center Days / Hours of Operation Equipment Issue Center is located in building 778 at Tompkins Basin. Hours of operation are Monday–Friday, 9 am–6 pm and Saturday 9 am–3 pm. Closed Sundays and all Federal Holidays. All available equipment and prices are listed on the MWR website at www.belvoirmwr.com/hunting-odr. Additional information may be obtained by calling 703.805.3081. Rent items and outdoor games for 34

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Outdoor Recreation Warren Road, Building 778 Telephone: 703.805.3081

small or large outdoor parties and picnics. We offer large grills, dunk tanks, tables, chairs and a variety of party canopies. Camping gear, bikes, fishing rods, volleyball sets and many other items available; all items may be reserved in advance. Facility & Park Rental ODR has a classroom that can be reserved and 3 parks available for parties or organizational days. The parks are Castle Park located on the water at Tomkins Basin, Fremont Field and Soldier Statesman Park located in the heart of Fort Belvoir (just south of Route 1). Cost is $100 per day ($125 for Castle Park) in addition to a $100 refundable cleaning deposit. Call 703.805.3081 for more info. Archery Center and Outdoor Archery Ranges / Hours The operating hours are Wednesday–Friday, 1–9 pm and Saturday– Sunday 9 am–5 pm. Archery rental equipment is available. For fees call 703.805.3688. Archery Center and Outdoor Archery Ranges / Features The Archery Center has one 20 and 30 yard indoor field point range, one outdoor 20 and 30 yard broad head range, one outdoor field point range with a variety of different shooting distances from 10 to 60 yards and one 14 station wooded trail walk field point range. Customers may purchase a daily shooting pass or an annual membership pass for the ranges of their choice.

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Beginner Archery Classes Beginner classes are conducted every Monday from 6–8 pm; registration begins before class at 5:30 pm. Archery equipment is included in the class fee. Call 703.805.3688 for additional information.


Aquatics / Benyaurd Indoor Pool 23rd and Gunston, Building 182 Telephone: 703.805.2620

Visit www.belvoirmwr.com/pools for more class opportunities. Pool Hours and Ongoing Classes Due to ongoing renovations, please refer to www.belvoirmwr.com/pools for the latest info, hours, classes and special events. Cardboard Regatta / August 20 Build your regatta boat and have fun competing at Pool #1! Pooch Plunge / August 27 End-of-summer fun for your dogs at Pool 3 from 11 am–2 pm.

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Van Noy Library 5966 12th Street, Building 1024 Telephone: 703.806.3323

Wi-Fi available! Let them know if you cannot find what you need in our collection. The library is open to military stationed at Belvoir (including TDY) and their family, members of Armed Forces and their families, retired military and their families, DoD civilians and contractors affiliated with Fort Belvoir. Please check www.belvoirmwr.com for our hours of operation. Story Time / Tuesdays and Thursdays Story time is every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30–11:30 am. Children ages 1–5 are the targeted audience, although younger and older siblings are always welcome! Adult Book Club & Teen Book Club Don’t forget to join us for our book clubs; check the website for dates, times and selections. Teen Programs / Last Saturday each Month Check the website or call the library for more information. Midsummer Knight’s Read / Ongoing through Summer Hear Ye! Hear Ye! The DoD wide summer reading program is underway for children up to 18 years old. Stop by the library to pick up a reading log. Read books, win prizes and meet Drake the dragon! Chance’s Birthday Party / July 9 / 11 am Stop by and wish therapy dog Chance a Happy Birthday!

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Read to a Therapy Dog Chance and Ladybug LOVE children to read to them. If you can read on your own, then they would be happy to help you improve your reading skills or hear you read your favorite story. Dates and times change, so call to sign up. Follow Us on Facebook Visit the Fort Belvoir DFMWR page for more information on upcoming events and activities. www.belvoirmwr.com

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Operational Hours/Contact Numbers Army Community Service (ACS) Bldg. 200, 9800 Belvoir Road.............703.805.4590 Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) 703.805.4152 Army Family Team Building (AFTB) 703.805.5556 Army Volunteer Corps (AVC) 703.805.4152 Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) 703.805.2967 Employment Readiness Program(ERP) 703.805.2605/4547/3126 Family Advocacy Program (FAP) 703.805.2693/4590 Financial Readiness Program (FRP) 703.805.5556 Fort Belvoir Relocation Program 703.805.3436/5058 Soldier and Family Assistance Center (SFAC) 703.805.4590 Hours: Monday–Friday; 7:30 am–4:30 pm Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) Bldg. 2115.................608.669.5192 Bowling Center Bldg. 1199, Middleton Road...........................................703.805.2991 Monday–Thursday 10 am–10 pm Friday–Saturday 10 am–12 midnight Sunday 10 am–7 pm;

Strike Zone Hours:.......................................................................703.805.3483 Monday–Thursday 11 am–9:30 pm Friday–Saturday 11 am–11:30 pm Sunday 11 am–6:30 pm

Pro Shop Hours:...........................................................................703.805.3300 Sunday and Monday CLOSED Tuesday–Thursday 1–8 pm Friday 10 am–6 pm Saturday 9 am–3 pm

Child and Youth School Services (CYSS) Bldg. 950, Barlow Road Parent Central Services 703.806.0791/703.805.1908 North Post Child Development Center (NPCDC) 703.806.6540 South Post Child Development Center (SPCDC) 703.806.4347 Family Child Care (FCC) 703.805.9137 School Age Center (SAC) 703.805.9100 School Support Services 703.805.9119 Youth Center 703.805.4515 Youth Sports and Fitness 703.805.9139 Community Center Bldg. 1200, Taylor Road...........................................703.805.3714 ITR Office Hours:........................................................................703.805.3714 Monday–Saturday 8 am–7:30 pm Sunday 8 am–5:30 pm Federal Holidays 9 am–5:30 pm The Lounge........................................................................703.805.3714/8472 Wednesday–Thursday 4 pm–9 pm Friday 4 pm–10 pm Fitness Centers Specker Field House (Reservations Only)......................................703.806.3100 Wells Field House..........................................................................703.806.5093 Graves Fitness Center..................................................................703.806.5368 Monday–Friday 5:30 am–9 pm Saturday–Sunday 9 am–5 pm Federal Holidays 9 am–5 pm 38

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Operational Hours/Contact Numbers The Body Shop..................................................................................703.806.3100 Monday–Friday 5:30 am–8 pm Saturday–Sunday 9 am–5 pm Federal Holidays 9 am–5 pm Golf Bldg. 2920, Beulah Road.................................................................703.806.5878 Tee Times (Requires PIN Number)....................................................703.806.5892 Kawamura Community Center Arts and Crafts Bldg. 1462, Gunston Road..............................................703.806.4655 Automotive Shop:...............................................................................703.806.4088 Monday–Tuesday CLOSED Wednesday–Thursday 11 am–9 pm Friday 10 am–9 pm Saturday–Sunday 9 am–6 pm

Frame Shop Hours:............................................................................703.806.4655 Monday CLOSED Tuesday–Saturday 10 am–6 pm Sunday 12 noon–6 pm Wood Shop Hours:............................................................................703.806.4654 Monday–Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday–Sunday

CLOSED 1–5 pm (Safety class 6–8 pm) 1–9 pm 10 am–6 pm 12 noon–6 pm

Lodging Bldg. 470, Gaillard Road............................................................703.704.8600 Marina Hudson Road......................................................................703.781.8282/5465 July–Sept 15: Monday–Tuesday: CLOSED; Wednesday–Sunday: 9 am–5:30 pm Sept 16–May 15: Monday–Tuesday: CLOSED; Wednesday–Sunday: 8 am–4:30 pm Officers’ Club Bldg. 20, Schulz Circle.....................................................703.780.0930 Monday–Friday 9 am–6 pm Saturday, Sunday, and Federal Holidays CLOSED Outdoor Recreation Bldg. 778, Warren Road.........................................703.805.3081 Equipment Issue Center Hours: Hunting and Archery Center Hours..................................................703.805.3688 Pools Benyaurd Indoor Pool.......................................................................703.805.2620 Outdoor Pool # 1 (South Post).........................................................703.805.2853 Outdoor Pool # 3 (North Post).........................................................703.806.5013 Please call for pool hours as they change seasonally.. Van Noy Library Bldg. 1024, 12th Street..................................................703.806.3323 Sunday–Monday Tuesday–Thursday Friday Saturday

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CLOSED 10 am–7 pm 9 am–6 pm 8:30 am–5 pm

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NEW CLASSES at ARTS & CRAFTS

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Photography

Drawing

Mosaic Art

Knitting

Automotive Window Tinting

Painting

The Kawamura Arts & Crafts Center Bldg 1462 • 9290 Gunston Rd

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THE LOUNGE at the Community Center 5:30/6 pm

WEDNESDAY Karaoke Night

Unleash your inner ROCKSTAR.

THURSDAY Crab Legs Dance Music

Enjoy your Thursday night at The Lounge with good music and dancing.

FRIDAY Various DJs

Start the weekend off right!

Call 703-780-0930 for additional details.


Careers and Employment Careers and at Employment Opportunities Fort Belvoir! Ever think of starting a career or Opportunities at Fort Belvoir! at Belvoir? Everworking think ofhere starting a career or Takeworking a look at what’s available! here at Belvoir? Take a look at what’s available! NAF job openings are posted at the NAF HRjob Offiopenings ce—on a are large bulletin board NAF posted at the to your when entering the NAF HRimmediate Office—on left a large bulletin board They areleft also posted online:the to building. your immediate when entering www.cpol.army.mil building. They are also posted online: www.armycivilianservice.com www.cpol.army.mil Open Continuous NAF Positions: Child Continuous and Youth Program Assistant Open NAF Positions: Clerk/Administrative Other Recurring NAFAssistant Positions: Child and Youth Program Assistant

Lifeguard/Water Safety Instructor/Recreation Aide Clerk/Administrative Assistant Laborer/Custodial Worker Lifeguard/Water Safety Instructor/Recreation Aide Food Service Worker/Waiter/Cook/Bartender Laborer/Custodial Worker Positions in All Fields Food Service Worker/Waiter/Cook/Bartender * Specialty

are Posted Online - Specialty Postitions in All Fields *Posted Positions inare All FieldsOnline * Specialty are Posted Online *

Contact or Visit: Contact or Visit:

NAF Human Resources Office 5800 Road, Bldg. NAF Putnam Human Resources Offi320 ce Hours: 8 am–4:30 M–F 5800 Putnam Road,pm Bldg. 320 Hours:(703)704-4872 8 am–4:30 pm M–F (703)704-3032 (703)704-4872 www.belvoirmwr.com/nafhr (703)704-3032

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Belvoir Buzz Magazine - Summer 2011  

The Belvoir Buzz, a free publication, is published four times a year with 7,000 copies distributed around Fort Belvoir and in MWR facilities...

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