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Summer Guide June-August 2012

Fort Sill Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation


Geronimo Pool located at

5486 Honeycutt Rd. (next to Patriot Estates)

Spray Park located at

Fort Sill Blvd. & King Rd. Wednesday Closed Thur. - Tues. 10am-8pm

Wed. - Thur. Fri. - Tues.

Closed 10am-8pm

Rinehart Indoor Pool Mon. - Fri. Sat. - Sun. Holidays

Quinette Pool located at

501 Quinette Rd.

5am-8pm 8am-7pm 8am-7pm

(behind the Patriot Club)

Mon. - Tues. Wed. - Thur. Friday Sat. - Sun.

Closed 10am-8pm 10am-6pm 10am-8pm

*All times subject to change due to weather and staffing. Updates provided on Facebook at Fort Sill Family and MWR Recreation.


Summertime at Fort Sill provides many chances to get out of the house and enjoy great weather. Here on post, we have everything you need to enjoy the summer months: golf, swimming, camping, fishing, youth camps, bowling, fitness programs and more. If you want to get away for a day or weekend, Outdoor Recreation offers many trips to keep you active. Don’t forget about the Army Concert Tour happening on the Polo Field, June 30. With Alan Jackson, Easton Corbin and Gloriana, this year’s concert is in line to be one of the best yet! Make this a summer to remember and take advantage of all that Family and MWR has to offer! Be sure to visit www.sillmwr.com for the latest updates and like us on Facebook at Fort Sill FMWR.

This is a free quarterly publication produced by the Fort Sill Family and MWR Marketing Department. Facilities and activities publicized are open to authorized patrons. The information in this issue is current at time of publication; activities and events are subject to change. For more information, log on to www.sillmwr.com.

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SKIES Unlimited offers instructional classes for children, from infancy to adolescence, who are registered with CYS Services. Enrollment is ongoing and classes are paid for on a monthly basis. Parents should sign up their children before the first day of each month prior to starting. Payments are due within five business days from the first of each month. Visit www.sillmwr.com/skies.html for more information or call (580) 442-3927 or (580) 442-4831. Register online at https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil.

Archery - $35 per session Learn basic archery skills such as eye dominance, stance, scoring, equipment and safety. Location: Lake Elmer Thomas Recreation Area Summer Session 1: June 19 & 26 Summer Session 2: July 24 & 31 Tuesdays: 5-6:30pm (ages 9+)

Babysitting Course - FREE Learn basic childcare skills and get CPR/First Aid Certified! Location: Youth Center, Bldg 1721 Summer Session 1 Babysitting Course: June 13, 9am-1pm CPR & First Aid: June 14, 9am-3:30pm Summer Session 2 Babysitting Course: July 11, 9am-1pm CPR & First Aid: July 12, 9am-3:30pm Must by 13 years or older and attend both course and CPR/First Aid classes!

Ballet - $45 per month In this class, concentration is placed on fine tuning motor skills, building teamwork and expanding a sense of spatial awareness. Instructor: Denise Dauzy Location: RecPlex Tuesday & Thursday: Pre-Ballet (ages 4-5) 4:45-5:30pm Beginning Ballet (ages 6-8) 5:30-6:30pm

Bowling Lessons - $60 per session Learn basic bowling skills and enjoy some friendly competition with your peers! Instructor: Kelly Wright Location: Twin Oaks Bowling Center Summer Session: July 11-Aug. 8 Wednesdays 6-7pm (ages 3-6) Fall Session: Sept. 12-Oct. 24 Wednesdays: 1-2pm (ages 3-5) Dance A fun and energetic introduction into jazz and hip hop dance. Classes incorporate basic jazz technique, stretching, strengthening and basic choreography. Instructor: Marie Rollins Location: Cooper CDC, Transitional Room Hip Hop Jazz - $50 per month Tues. & Thur.: 5:30-6pm (ages 4-6) Tues. & Thur.: 6-7pm (ages 7+) Beginning Ballet & Tap Combo - $45 per month Wednesdays: 5:30-6:15pm (ages 4-6) Mommy & Me - $30 per month - Bldg 2874 Wednesdays: 4:30-5pm (ages 2-3)


Golf Lessons-$40 per session Learn basic golf skills to include stance, putting, proper form and more! Location: Fort Sill Golf Course Wednesdays: 4-5pm (ages 6-9) 5-6pm (ages 10+) 4-week sessions meeting once weekly

Let’s Do Art! Explore and create art in a supportive environment. Learn basic fundamentals of art and improve concentration and self confidence. Instructor: Leah Wolf Location: RecPlex Let’s Start Art! (ages 3-Preschool) $35 per month for 4 lessons Tuesdays: 5:45-6:15pm Let’s Do Art, Too! (ages 5-8) $45 per month for 4 lessons Tuesdays: 4:30-5:30pm Let’s Do Art! (ages 9+) $45 per month for 4 lessons Thursdays: 4:30-5:30pm

Swimming Lessons - $35 per session Location: Rinehart Pool Summer Session 1: June 4-14 Summer Session 2: June 25-July 5 Summer Session 3: July 16-26 Summer Session 4: Aug. 6-16 All classes meet for 30 minutes

Monday-Thursday for 2 weeks. Parent & Child: 12pm (ages 6 mos3 years) Preschool Aquatics Level 1: 11:15am (ages 4-5) Preschool Aquatics Level 2: 11:15am (able to demonstrate Level 1 skills) Preschool Aquatics Level 3: 10:30am (able to deomonstrate Level 2 skills) Swim Level I: 10:30am (ages 6+) Swim Level II: 9:45am (able to demonstrate Level I skills) Swim Level III: 9:45am (able to demonstrate Level II skills) Swim Level IV: 9am (able to demonstrate Level III skills) Registration opens approximately 10 days prior to the session start date.

Martial Arts-Karate Learn various punches, kicks and self defense moves. Students will develop and improve discipline and selfconfidence. Location: Graham Resiliency Training Center Mon. & Wed.: 5:30-6:30pm (ages 6+) Cost $50 per month Mondays: 4:45-5:30pm (3-5) Beginners Cost $40 per month

Paid Instructors or Volunteers Needed! Join the Child, Youth & School Services family as a child/youth instructor. We are looking for instructors that are skilled in piano, guitar and tumbling. CYSS offers a free training program to our instructors suitable to use for future employment; a background clearance is required. SKIES will work with instructors to assist in days and times which are most convenient for the instructor as much as possible. For more information on instructor applications, stop by CYSS central enrollment, Bldg 4700 or call (580) 442-4831.


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Saturday, June 9, 2012 Rinehart Fitness Center Doors 6 pm Show 7 pm

Tickets at Fort Sill Adventure Travel $8 in advance / $10 at the door

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Army Community Service (ACS)

June 13 - Couponing 101, 9 am12 pm at AFTB Training Center, 2719 Bragg Rd. Learn how to get the best deals and save money on your family food budget. Register by June 6 at (580) 442-4916. June 16 - Cowabunga Family Fun Day, 11 am-2 pm at Quinette Pool. This free event is for EFMP Families to enjoy a fun day in the sun. Lunch will be provided. Register by June 8 at (580) 442-4916. June 21-22 - 7 Habits of Highly Effective Military Families and Teens, 9 am-4:30 pm at Graham Resiliency Training Campus. Two day seminar teaches research validated behaviors, proven to lead to success that anybody can learn and implement in their lives.

June

June 5 & 7 - Army Family Team Building (AFTB) Level I, 6-9:30 pm at AFTB Training Center, 2719 Bragg Rd. New to the Army Family? Join us to learn the basics of Army life to make your journey easier. Learn to match your expectations to the reality, tell military time, read rank and speak acronyms. Call (580) 442-2382 to reserve your spot.

Register by June 14 at www.sillmwr.com. For more information, call (580) 442-4916. June 28-29 - ACS Facilitator Training Course, 9 am4:30 pm at Graham Resiliency Training Campus. ACS certified instructors are invited to join us for training on the challenging, highly sought after skill of facilitation. Child care is available to those registered with CYSS. Child care deadline: June 6 Registration deadline: June 20 Call (580) 442-4916 to register.

June 29 - Dads On Duty Bowling at Twin Oaks Bowling Center. Military dads and kids are invited to join us for free bowling, pizza and drinks, Register at (580) 442-4916.

Child, Youth & School Services Youth Center (YC) June 1 - End of the School Year Tournament BASH!, 4:30-10 pm. All YC teens (just completed 6th12th grades) can join in on tournaments of pool, air hockey, ping pong, MAGIC, video games and more. Snacks, music and prizes are available.

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June 15 - Army Birthday Skate Party, 6:30-9:30 pm at the Rec Hut skate rink (in front of the Patriot Club). Teens can celebrate the Army Birthday by enjoying skating, playing tennis, dodgeball, cake and a DJ. June 22 - Frontier City Trip, 1210 pm. Cost is $25 and includes a meal ticket for the park. Bus will leave from the Youth Center. Register by June 20. Only 36 spots available, so reserve early! Call (580) 442-6745 for more information. For more information on Youth Center events, call (580) 442-5959. Like our Facebook page: Fort Sill CYSS Youth Center.

Recreation & Leisure Nye Library June 3 - Book Club, 2-4 pm. If you enjoy discussing literature with your peers, the Nye Library Book Club has a spot for you. We will be discussing “Shattered� by Dick Francis. Snacks and drinks provided! June 5, 12, 19, 26 - Teen Summer Reading Program, 1 pm. For young adults from 7th to 12th grade. Register for this free program at the circulation desk and pick up your Summer Reading bag with all the info. Get inspired to read for prizes, create cool crafts and participate in activities.

Swing into Golf...

The Fort Sill golf program is in full swing and looking good. In addition to the beautiful 18-hole golf course with tree-lined fairways and the beauty of Mother Nature everywhere you look, the golf course has made some improvements and some are in the works to ensure it is the premier golf course in southwest Oklahoma.

One of the improvements is the lighted practice green including the driving range and putting greens. Golfers can beat the summer heat at the golf course by practicing after dark with the arena lights. The practice green is open until 9:30 pm. Fort Sill is the first to offer the Golf Learning Center, located on the corner of Fort Sill Boulevard and Upton Road.

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The converted tennis court is now a simulated course to allow golfers of all ages the opportunity to practice golf or perfect their swing. The center is comanaged by the golf course and Youth Services, allowing it to be a useful resource for junior golfers or those just learning the game. Individuals who do not have equipment are encouraged to visit the Fort Sill Golf Course for potential rentals. The Fort Sill Golf Course is open to the public Tuesday through Friday for open play. Weekend play is still reserved for authorized users, family members and their guests. Currently, hours of the course are from dawn to dusk. For more information, call (580) 442-5441.


June 6, 13, 20, 27 - K-2nd Grade Summer Reading Program, 1 pm. Register for this free program at the circulation desk and pick up your Summer Reading bag with all the info. Get inspired to read for prizes, create cool crafts and participate in activities. June 7, 14, 21, 28 - 3rd-6th Grade Reading Program, 1 pm. Register for this free program at the circu-

lation desk and pick up your Summer Reading bag with all the info. Get inspired to read for prizes, create cool crafts and participate in activities. June 9 - Saturday Matinee, 1-3 pm. The movie “Babe the Gallant Pig” (G) will be shown. A guardian must remain with children under 8 yrs old. Free popcorn and juice available.

June

June 6, 13, 20, 27 - Preschool Summer Reading Program, 11 am. For children birth to preschool age. Register for this free program at the circulation desk and pick up your Summer Reading bag with all the info. Get inspired to read for prizes, create cool crafts and participate in activities.

June 16 - Father-Child Social, 10 am - 12 pm. Want to do something special for Dad for Father’s Day? Bring Dad to enjoy some light refreshments, make a special gift and spend time together. Supplies are limited to 50 people. Register at the circulation desk.

Ages 7-14 Cost $25

1st camp - June 25-26 2nd camp - August 6-7 Registration ends the Tuesday before camp. Cost Covers green fee, use of clubs (you may bring personal clubs if you choose), Golf item and lunch on last day of each camp. Limited to first 30 registrants for each camp. Camp runs 8 am-11 am Must be registered in CYSS and have a current sports physical. For registration appointment, please call Parent Central Services at (580) 442-3927/4836 or log on to webtrac. For more information on Golf Camp please contact Youth Sports at (580) 442-5926/5420. 7


June 19 & 23 - Computer Class: Facebook 101, 1 pm. Learn how to help yourself and your kids stay safe on Facebook. Class size is limited to 15. Anyone 10 and over is welcome; children under 12 must be accompanied by a guardian. The same class is offered on both dates so you will only need to attend one. June 20 - Kid’s Book Club, 4:305:30 pm. Children 3rd-6th grade. If you enjoy reading and discussing literature with others, then join us at our Kid’s Book Club. We will be discussing “Charlie Bone” by Jenny Nimmo. Please join us for a fun discussion, activity and craft. Club size is limited to 15, so please sign up at the circulation desk. June 22 - Puppet Theatre, 11 am. Sing, dance and join the adventure of our puppets as they learn lessons, play with friends and meet new people and animals. For information on all Nye Library events, call (580) 442-2048.

RecPlex Each Wedneday in June Volleyball, 6 pm. Test your skills on the field to the north of the Rec Plex. Each Thursday in June - Horse Shoes, 6 pm. Test your skills on the north side field. 8

Each Friday in June - Movie Night, 5 and 7 pm. Watch a newly released movie in the theater. Movies announced during the week. Each Saturday in June - Gaming System Tournament (Kinect), 1 pm.

Lake Elmer Thomas Recreation Area (LETRA) June 2, 16, 30 - Movies on the Beach, 9 pm. Bring your beach chairs and blankets to watch a family-friendly movie on the beach after sundown. Admission is free and concessions are available for purchase. June 2 is “101 Dalmations.” June 16 is “Rango.” June 30 is “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.” June 16 - Fishing Tournament, 6 am. Test your skills at getting the “One That Got Away!” Cost is $10 per fisherman. Fish from shore or boat. Valid OK State Fishing License is required. Slot limits apply. Registration is one hour prior to start of event. Weigh-in at 12 pm. For more information on LETRA events, call (580) 442-5858.

Dining Patriot Club June 1 - Community Dinner, 6 pm with cocktails beginning at 5 pm.


Final Fridays

June 17 - Father’s Day Brunch“Dads on Duty”, 12:30 pm. Meal includes: shrimp boil (includes corn on the cob, sausage, shrimp, red potatoes) cajun chicken pasta with bell peppers, summer squash, seasoned steamed white rice,

hashbrowns, bacon, French toast, omelet & waffle station, assorted salads, desserts, cornbread and beverages. $18.50 non-members, $18 members, $7.50 children 6-12, Free for children 5 and under. Reservations are required by June 12. Call (580) 442-5300.

June

The meal is free for all club members. Non-members pay $16.50, children 6-12 are $7.75 and children 5 and under are free. The meal includes: BBQ chicken, pulled pork, ambrosia salad, cole slaw, ranch style beans, green beans, mashed potatoes and gravy, biscuits, triple-berry angel food cake, lemonade and water. Call (580) 442-4120 to RSVP.

LTC (Ret) Tim Red will be in attendance from the National Fatherhood Initiative to speak on special lessons learned while being a “Dad on Duty.”

June 29, Final Friday hosted by NCOA and open to everyone. Doors open at 4 pm. Enjoy pool, darts, free finger foods, drink specials, dance music and prizes.

Open to everyone!

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ncoa july 27

75th fib august 31

214th fib Doors Open at 4 p.m.

Patriot Club Backbone Lounge • Beer Garden

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Army Community Service (ACS)

Want to earn $500 and Work Experience? Hired! may be the answer. This 12-week apprenticeship allows youth, 15-18 years old, a chance to receive valuable on-the-job work experience and workforce preparation. The Hired! Apprenticeship Program gives participants the opportunity to explore secondary education options and work with an assigned mentor in one of many career interest areas. Teens leave the program better equipped with the skills needed to thrive in a highly competitive job market. The fall term runs August 21-November 15 and the application deadline is July 3. Teens must be registered with CYSS and have proof of a 2.0 GPA. Stop by the Youth Center and pick up an application! Call (580) 442-5098 for more information. 10

July 10, 17, 24, 31 - Family Member Resilience Training, 9 am-3 pm at Graham Resiliency Training Campus. Participants will learn to grow and thrive in the face of challenges, bounce back from adversity, create positive emotion, recognize and analyze what is good and identify thoughts about an activating event and the consequences of those thoughts. Child care is available to those registered with CYSS. Child care deadline: June 19 Registration deadline: July 3 Register at (580) 442-4916. July 21 - Army Family Team Building (AFTB) Level I, 9 am-4 pm at AFTB Training Center, 2719 Bragg Rd. New to the Army Family? Join us to learn the basics of Army life to make your journey easier. Learn to match your expectations to the reality, tell military time, read rank and speak acronyms. Child care is available to those registered with CYSS. Child care deadline: June 29 Registration deadline: July 13 Register at (580) 442-2382. July 25-27 - Army Family Team Building (AFTB) Level II, 9 am-3 pm at AFTB Training


Center, 2719 Bragg Rd. Join us for fun, interactive classes on topics like time management, communication skills, enhancing relationships and so much more. Child care is available to those registered with CYSS. Child care deadline: July 4 Registration deadline: July 18 Register at (580) 442-2382. July 28 - EFMP Family Bowling Night, 6-8 pm at Twin Oaks Bowling Center. EFMP Families can enjoy two free games and shoe rental. Call (580) 442-4916 to register.

Nye Library July 1 - Book Club, 2-4 pm. If you enjoy discussing literature with your peers, the Nye Library Book Club has a spot for you. Snacks and drinks provided! July 7 - Saturday Matinee, 1-3 pm. The movie “Tangled”(G) will be shown. A guardian must remain with children under 8 yrs old. Free popcorn and juice available. July 10, 17, 24, 31 - Teen Summer Reading Program, 1 pm. For young adults from 7th to 12th grade. Register for this free program at the circulation desk and pick up your Summer Reading bag with all

July 11, 18, 25 - Preschool Summer Reading Program, 11 am. For children birth to preschool age. Register for this free program at the circulation desk and pick up your Summer Reading bag with all the info. Get inspired to read for prizes, create cool crafts and participate in activities. July 11, 18, 25 - K-2nd Grade Summer Reading Program, 1 pm. Register for this free program at the circulation desk and pick up your Summer Reading bag with all the info. Get inspired to read for prizes, create cool crafts and participate in activities.

July

Recreation & Leisure

the info. Get inspired to read for prizes, create cool crafts and participate in activities.

July 12, 19, 26 - 3rd-6th Grade Reading Program, 1 pm. Register for this free program at the circulation desk and pick up your Summer Reading bag with all the info. Get inspired to read for prizes, create cool crafts and participate in activities. July 17 & 21 - Computer Class: Newcomer Orientation, 1 pm. If you’re not familiar with our computer and printing services, this is your chance to learn. Class size is limited to 15. Anyone 10 and over is welcome; children under 12 must be accompanied by a guardian. The same class is offered on both dates so you will only need to attend one. 11


Movies on the Beach!

June 2, 16 & 30, July 7 & 28 August 4 & 18 Bring a chair or a blanket and enjoy a family friendly movie on the beach after the sun sets.

Fishing Tournaments June 16 and August 4 Fishing starts at 6 am Weigh-in is at 12 pm Cost is $10 and a fishing license is required.

LETRA Cabins Small

*Sleeps 4 max. 1 Full size bed/1 Futon

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Beach Area, Wa Wed. - Th Fri. - Su

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$60/$70 $70/$80

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$80/$90

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Medium

*Sleeps 6 max. 2 Full size beds/1 Futon

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Water slide, beach with lifeguards, watercraft rentals, cabins,


Hours of Operation

Country Store on. -Tues. Closed . - Sun., 9 am - 6 pm

er Recreation Activities Day Weekend - Labor Day)

Water Slide, and Boat Dock - Thur., 12 pm - 6 pm - Sun., 9 am - 7 pm

e Lodge Snack Bar Sun., 11 am - 6 pm Holidays, 11 am - 6 pm

Saturday, July 14 10 am - 4 pm Lunch served 12 - 2 pm FREE Swimming, watercraft activities, archery, miniature golf, water slide, rock wall and so much more! Car Show Motorcycles $10 Cars & Trucks $15 Register at Fort Sill Auto Crafts Shop or sillmwr.com.

LETRA is located 12 miles NW of the main post and can be reached by using Apache Gate on Hwy 49 or Key Gate on 1-44. For more information, call (580) 442-5858.

ns, renovated miniature golf course, archery range and more!


Edge! is offering a number of camps to keep children and teens busy this summer. To register for Edge! programs, visit Parent Central Services, call (580) 442-3927 or register online at https://webtrac.mwr.army. mil/webtrac/sillcyms.html. Uniquely Me June 4-7, 1-3 pm. Youth in 6th-12th grade will engage in a program that fosters positive self-esteem among girls. We will address the challenges girls face in their daily lives in addition to helping build a strong sense of self, develop healthy relationships and take care of their bodies and minds. Cost: FREE Archery June 11-14, 1-3 pm. Youth in 6th -12th grade will learn the basics of archery to include eye dominance, stance and scoring. Youth will also go out to LETRA to shoot at 3-D targets. Cost: FREE Museum Mania June 18-21, 9-11 am. Participants in 1st – 5th grade will have the chance to tour museums. This is an opportunity to see the great collections of historic items, to browse the Artillery and Missile Parks, see historic demonstrations and have a chance to try out some historic uniforms and clothing. Youth will also see barracks from 1874, where they will feel like the soldiers just walked out to go to their formation followed by a tour of the historic Air Defense Artillery collection. Cost: FREE ($50 if not enrolled in a School Age program) Canoe and Kayak Beach Days June 2528, 1-4 pm. Youth in 6th-12th grade will learn the basics about canoeing, paddle strokes and general water safety. The activities will be on land and in the water. Cost: FREE Bowling Camp July 2, 3 & 5, 8:30-11:30 am. Participants in 1st-5th grade will learn and develop their bowling skills while enjoying friendly competition each day. We will end the program with a pizza party to celebrate an amazing week of bowling. Don’t forget to bring socks! Cost: FREE ($45 if not enrolled in a School Age program)

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Golf Camp July 9-12, 8:30-10:30 am. Youth in 6th-12th grade will learn the sport of golf, equipment, proper technique and experience playing a portion of the actual golf course. The last day of the class is open for parents to come out and see what the kids have learned and have the opportunity to play golf with their child/ children for free. Cost: FREE Girl Scout Camp July 16-19, 8-11 am. Participants in 1st-5th grade will join the Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma for an all girls camp packed with unique opportunities designed to build girls up with courage, confidence and character. There will be arts, crafts games, skill building activities and much, much more. Cost: FREE ($60 if not enrolled in a School Age program) Robotics July 23-26, 9-11 am. Participants in 6th -12th grade will have the opportunity to learn the science of designing, building and using robots. Youth will gain hands-on experience with this activity. All supplies are provided. Cost: FREE SKIESUnlimited Program Sampler July 30- August 2, 8:30-10 am. Participants in 1st-5th grade will have the opportunity to experience what the SKIESUnlimited Program has to offer. We will participate in art, ballet, karate and more. Cost: FREE ($30 if not enrolled in a School Age program) ZooMania Aug. 6-9, 8-11 am. Participants in 1st-5th grade will have the chance to become a zookeeper for the week! Students will learn about the activities of a zookeeper by performing tasks such as making diets, training, basic water quality testing, and making enrichment treats for the animals at the Oklahoma City Zoo. Cost: FREE Back 2 School Outdoor Recreation Boot Camp Aug. 13-16, 1-5 pm. Only the toughest youth in 6th-12th grade will have a unique opportunity to experience Archery, Canoeing, Fishing, Paintball, and Skeet during the ODR Boot Camp! Cost: FREE


July 18 - Kid’s Book Club, 4:305:30 pm. Children 3rd-6th grade. If you enjoy reading and discussing literature with others, then join us at our Kid’s Book Club. We will be discussing “A to Z Mysteries” by Ron Roy. Please join us for a fun discussion, activity and craft. Club size is limited to 15, so please sign up at the circulation desk. July 27 - Puppet Theatre, 11 am. Sing, dance and join the adventure of our puppets as they learn lessons, play with friends and meet new people and animals. For information on all Nye Library events, call (580) 442-2048.

July 1 - Electronic Dart Tournament, 1 pm. Play for a chance to win prizes. Each Friday in July - Movie Night, 5 and 7 pm. Watch a newly released movie in the theater. Movies announced during the week. Each Saturday in July - Gaming System Tournament (XBox), 1 pm.

Lake Elmer Thomas Recreation Area (LETRA) July 7, 28 - Movies on the Beach, 9 pm. Bring your beach chairs and blankets to watch a family-friendly movie on the beach after sun-down.

July 14 - Military Appreciation Family Fun Day and Car Show, 10 am-4 pm. Enjoy Free swimming, water-craft activities, inflatables, miniature golf, water slide, DJ and so much more! Admission and activities are free to military members, Lawton/Fort Sill Businesses and their Families. Lunch will be served from 12-2 pm. Pre-Register for the Car Show at Fort Sill Auto Crafts Shop or www.sillmwr.com. Cost is $10 for motorcycles and $15 for cars/trucks. Cost increases by $5 day-of event.

July

Rec Plex

Admission is free and concessions are available for purchase. July 7 is “Open Season.” July 28 is “Jungle Book.”

For more information on LETRA events, call (580) 442-5858.

Twin Oaks Bowling Center July 16-20 - Summer Bowling Camp, 1-4 pm. Open to children ages 6 to 19, this camp offers fun and learning for all levels of bowlers. All coaches are USBC Certified. Participants will compete in a tournament on the last day of camp. $25 registration fee, $8 for T-shirt. A snack will be provided each day. Open to first 100 registrants. Call (580) 442-2882 to register. 15


Outdoor Recreation

SUMMER

Paintball @ Arena Paintball, 2607 SE 75th St., Lawton, OK - Every Saturday & Sunday (excluding holidays), 11 am - 5 pm. Cost: $27. Includes entry, marker, goggles, HPA tank, unlimited air refills, pack w/3 pods, barrel sleeve, 500 rounds of paint. Participants register at Outdoor Adventure Center, Bldg. 2502 during operating hours and bring receipt to Arena Paintball. No transportation provided. Archery @ LETRA June 9, 9 am - 12 pm. Maximum of 12 participants (must be at least 8 yrs old). Cost: FREE. Registration by June 8. Outdoor Photography/Paddling @ LETRA - June 16, 9 am - 2 pm. Maximum of 12 participants (must be at least 10 yrs old). Cost: $6. Register by June 15. Hiking @ Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge - June 23, 8 am - 2 pm. Maximum of 12 participants (must be at least 8 yrs old). Cost: $5. Register by June 21.

SERIES Rappel/Zip Line/Challange Course @ Southwestern Oklahoma State University July 21, 7 am. Minimum of 12 and maximum of 14 participants (must be at least 10 yrs old). Cost: $50. Register by July 20. Intro to Geocaching - July 28, 9 am. Maximum of 30 participants. Cost: FREE. Register by July 27. Whitewater Rafting/Rock Climbing @ Colorado Springs, CO - August 3-6, 7 am. Minimum of 18 and maximum of 20 participants (must be at least 16 yrs old). Cost: $319. Register by July 20. Paddling @ LETRA - August 11, 9 am - 1 pm. Maximum of 12 participants (must be at least 10 yrs old). Cost: $6. Register by August 10. Skeet Shooting - August 18, 9 am - 1 pm. Maximum of 12 participants (must be at least 12 yrs old). Cost: $5 own gun & ammo; $13 equipment supplied. Register by August 15. Camping/Archery @ Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge August 25-26, 12 pm - 9 am. Minimum of 7 and maximum of 10 participants (must be at least 8 yrs old). Cost: $5. Register by August 17. *Must bring own camping

equipment or rent from OAC. Must be a DoD ID cardholder to register. Register for all trips at www.sillmwr.com or at the Outdoor Adventure Center during operating hours. All trips leave from the RecPlex, Bldg. 2502. All participants 17 and under must have an adult present. Payment is due at the time of registration. Cancellations and refunds must be requested before the registration deadline. For more info, call (580) 442-3575.

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Dining Patriot Club July 6 - Community Dinner, 6 pm with cocktails beginning at 5 pm. The meal is free for all club members. Non-members pay $16.50, children 6-12 are $7.75 and children 5 and under are free. The meal includes: Caesar salad, 3-bean salad, summer vegetable crepes, lime-honey glazed chicken, couscous, fruit parfait, lemonade and water. Call (580) 442-4120 to RSVP.

broccoli, sweet and sour chicken, white rice, fried rice, string beans, egg rolls, hashbrowns, sausage, French toast casserole, omelet & waffle station, assorted salads, desserts, rolls and beverages. $18.50 non-members, $18 members, $7.50 children 6-12, Free for children 5 and under. Reservations are required by July 10. Call (580) 442-5300. July 27, Final Friday hosted by 75th Fires Brigade. Doors open at 4 pm. Open to everyone! Enjoy pool, darts, free finger foods, drink specials, dance music and prizes.

July 15 - Sunday Brunch, 12:30 pm. Meal includes: beef and

Rental Rates:

Up to 75 guests, $75/hour 76 & above guests, $65/hour Reservation forms available at: http://www.sillmwr.com/pools.html

For more information call 580-442-6200

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Army Community Service (ACS) Aug. 7 - Family Member Resilience Training, 9 am-3 pm at Graham Resiliency Training Campus. Participants will learn to grow and thrive in the face of challenges, bounce back from adversity, create positive emotion, recognize and analyze what is good and identify thoughts about an activating event and the consequences of those thoughts. Child care is available to those registered with CYSS. Child care deadline: June 19 Registration deadline: July 3 Register at (580) 442-4916. Aug. 8-10 - Army Family Team Building (AFTB) Level III, 9 am-3 pm at AFTB Training Center, 2719 Bragg Rd. Join us for fun, interactive classes such as Team Dynamics, Leadership Styles, Problem Solving and Coaching and Mentoring. Child care is available to those registered with CYSS. Child care deadline: July 18 Registration Deadline: Aug. 1 Register at (580) 442-2382. Aug. 22-23 - Army Family Team Building (AFTB) Level I, 9 am-3 pm at AFTB Training Center, 2719 Bragg Rd. New to the Army Family? Join us to learn the basics of Army life to make your journey easier. Learn to match your expectations to the reality, tell military time, read rank and speak acronyms. Child care is available to 18

those registered with CYSS. Child care deadline: Aug. 1 Registration deadline: Aug. 15 Register at (580) 442-2382.

Recreation & Leisure Nye Library Aug. 1 - Preschool Summer Reading Program, 11 am. For children birth to preschool age. Register for this free program at the circulation desk and pick up your Summer Reading bag with all the info. Get inspired to read for prizes, create cool crafts and participate in activities. Aug. 1 - K-2nd Grade Summer Reading Program, 1 pm. Register for this free program at the circulation desk and pick up your Summer Reading bag with all the info. Get inspired to read for prizes, create cool crafts and participate in activities. Aug. 2 - 3rd-6th Grade Reading Program, 1 pm. Register for this free program at the circulation desk and pick up your Summer Reading bag with all the info. Get inspired to read for prizes, create cool crafts and participate in activities. Aug. 4 - Saturday Matinee, 1-3 pm. The movie “The Never Ending Story�(PG) will be shown. A guardian must remain with their children since the movie is rated PG. Free popcorn and juice available.


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Aug. 5 - Book Club, 2-4 pm. If you enjoy discussing literature with your peers, the Nye Library Book Club has a spot for you. Snacks and drinks provided! Aug. 8, 15, 22, 29 - Storytime, 11 am each Wednesday. Listen

to a great story and make a craft! Children, Infant to Preschool are welcome. Aug. 9, 16, 23, 30 - Storytime, 2 pm each Thursday. Listen to a great story and make a craft! Children, Infant to Preschool are welcome. Aug. 10 - Puppet Theatre, 11 am. Sing, dance and join the adventure of our puppets as they learn lessons, play with friends and meet new people and animals. Aug. 15 - Kid’s Book Club, 4:30-5:30 pm. Children 3rd-6th grade. If you enjoy reading and discussing literature with others, then join us at our Kid’s Book

August

Aug. 4 & 7 - Computer Class: Army Knowledge Online, 1 pm. Ever wish you knew how to navigate AKO better? This class will help you find and use the multitude of services AKO offers. Class size is limited to 15. Anyone 10 and over is welcome; children under 12 must be accompanied by a guardian. The same class is offered on both dates so you will only need to attend one.

3265 Crane Road (580) 442-0355

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Cen Youth

Summer Fitness Camp

Weekly Camps: June 4-8 June 11-15 June 18-22 June 25-29 July 2-6 (closed July 4) July 9-13 July 16-20 July 23-27 July 30-August 3 August 6-10 August 13-16

Camps are 7 a.m. - 12 p.m. daily. Register by the Friday before each camp starts. Each camp week is limited to the first 15 people to register. Campers will enjoy all types of FUN-FITNESS activities, including: Tennis, Bike Riding, Golf, Swimming, Kickball, Track, Basketball, Hiking, Fishing, Volleyball, Fun Nutritional Activities, Skating, Bowling, Racquetball, Dodgeball and more! Camp fees are based on CYSS Family Income Categories. Free Open Recreation and Clubs are offered daily beginning at noon. Times and activities will be posted accordingly. Contact (580) 442-6745 for more info.

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Club. We will be discussing “Dragon Slayer Academy” by Kate McMullen. Please join us for a fun discussion, activity and craft. Club size is limited to 15, so please sign up at the circulation desk. Aug. 18 - Back to School Bash, 1 pm. Join us for some fun crafting to get kids excited about starting school. For information on all Nye Library events, call (580) 442-2048.

Rec Plex Aug. 5 - Fall Volleyball Showdown, 1 pm. Test your skills on the field to the north of the Rec Plex. Each Thursday in August Dominoes, 1 pm. Each Friday in August - Movie Night, 5 and 7 pm. Watch a newly released movie in the theater. Movies announced during the week. Each Saturday in August - Gaming System Tournament (PS3), 1 pm.

Aug. 4 - Fishing Tournament, 6 am. Test your skills at getting the “One That Got Away!” Cost is $10 per fisherman. Fish from shore or boat. Valid OK State Fishing License is required. Slot limits apply. Registration is one hour prior to start of event. Weigh-in at 12 pm.

Children can sign up for camp on a weekly basis and must be registered with CYSS. Camp fees are based on CYSS Family Income categories. The School Age Center is open from 5:30 am-5:30 pm, Monday-Friday and is closed July 4. For a complete list of summer activities, stop by the School Age Center, visit www.sillmwr.com or call (580) 442-2844.

Aug. 4 & 18 - Movies on the Beach, 9 pm. Bring your beach chairs and blankets to catch a family friendly movie on the beach after sun-down. Admission is free and concessions are available for purchase. Aug. 4 is “Babe.” Aug. 18 is “Beauty and the Beast.”

August

Lake Elmer Thomas Recreation Area (LETRA)

This summer, the School Age Center is offering Summer Day Camps for the 12 weeks of summer break. Children 1st-6th grade have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities, from trips to the Oklahoma City Zoo and Natural Science Museum to bowling and gardening.

For more information on LETRA events, call (580) 442-5858.

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Twin Oaks Bowling Center Aug. 11 - National Bowling Day. Celebrate another great year of bowling with this event. Different activities will be planned throughout the day. More details will be made available closer to event. Call (580) 442-2882 for more information.

Dining Patriot Club Aug. 3 - Community Dinner, 6 pm with cocktails beginning at 5 pm. The meal is free for all club members. Non-members pay $16.50, children 6-12 are $7.75 and children 5 and under are free. The meal includes: cucumber & tomato salad, sliced watermelon, fried catfish, baked chicken, corn on the cob, baked sweet potatoe fries, stewed okra, hushpuppies, ice cream sundae bar, lemonade and water. Call (580) 442-4120 to RSVP.

AUGUST 28 Fort Sill Sheridan Theatre

FREE Tickets available beginning August 1 @ Fort Sill Adventure Travel

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Aug. 19 - Sunday Brunch, 12:30 pm. Meal includes: beef & chicken fajitas, turkey pot pie, home fries, biscuits & gravy, bacon, omelet & waffle station, assorted salads, desserts and beverages. $18.50 nonmembers, $18 members, $7.50 children 6-12, Free for children 5 and under. Reservations are required by Aug. 14. Call (580) 442-5300. Aug. 30, Final Friday hosted by 214th Fires Brigade. Doors open at 4 pm. Open to everyone! Enjoy pool, darts, free finger foods, drink specials, dance music and prizes.


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Youth Fall Sports Tackle Football

Grades 2nd-5th

Cheerleading

Grades 2nd-5th

Flag Football

Ages 3-12 yrs old

Volleyball

Ages 8-12 yrs old

Soccer

Ages 3-12 yrs old

Wrestling

Ages 5-12 yrs old

Must attend Geronimo, Sheridan Road or an off-post school that does not have a team. Registration ends Aug. 10th Cost: $65 Cost: $40 Cost: $40

Must attend Geronimo, Sheridan Road or an off-post school that does not have a team. Cost: $40 Cost: $40 Cost: $45

Competitive Swim Team

Must tryout before registering for team. Space is limited Cost: $65

Coaches Needed!

Call (580) 442-5926 for more information. Children must be registered with CYSS and have a current sports physical to register. Call Parent Central Registration at (580) 442-3927/5926 to register. For more information, call (580) 442-5926 or visit www.sillmwr.com. Register for activities online at https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil.

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Reoccurring Meetings Newcomer’s Orientation Every Tuesday, 8-11 am Graham Resiliency Training Campus

Sill Facts 1st Tuesday each month, 10 am No meeting in July Fort Sill Conference Center

PCS Briefings 1st & 2nd Thursday each month Call (580) 442-0653 for details

SOS Support Group 3rd Thursday each month, 10 am-12 pm Call (580) 442-4282 for location

Culture Connections and Waiting Families 2nd Tuesday each month, 2-4 pm Call (580) 442-0653 for location

Family Child Care Presentation 2nd Tuesday each month, 10 am Family and MWR Training Room, Bldg. 4700 25


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