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June-August 2011

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Father’s Day Brunch at the Patriot Club

June 19th 11:00 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. Menu: $18.50 Non-Members $18.00 Members $7.50 Children 6-12 years Free for children 5 and under

Brisket Home Fries, Eggs, Bacon, Sausage Ranch Style Beans Corn on the Cob Au-Gratin Potatoes Roasted Asparagus Waffle Station Salad Station Omelet Station, Assorted Desserts,

Reservations are required by Tuesday, June 14th Please call 442-2020/2025 or visit Fort Sill Welcome Center (Bldg. 4700)

Assorted Rolls, Champagne Water, Tea and Coffee

Credit card information will be taken when reservation is booked. Reservations cancelled 72 hours in advance will not be charged. *Walk-ins will be seated based on space availability.

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Patriot Club - 500 Upton Rd., Fort Sill, OK 73503


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) 442-4831 or 442-3927. Register online at https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil.

Ongoing 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, 2502 Sheridan Road Tue. & Thur.: 4:45-5:30pm (age 4-5) 5:30-6:30pm (age 6-8)

Guitar - $45 per month Instructor: Teddy Bentley Location: Resiliency Training Campus Age: 7-18 years old Beginners: Learn the basics of playing the guitar including knowledge of strings and frets. Tuning the guitar and proper position are taught. Mondays: 5:30-6:30pm, 6:30-7:30pm

Piano & Voice - $50 per month 4 sessions Classes emphasize fundamentals of piano and voice while fostering an interest and appreciation for music of all styles. Instructor: Laura Blakenship Location: RecPlex, 2502 Sheridan Road Tues. or Wed. 30 minute session once a week.

Intermediate: Level 1: Students are taught the basic chords and to distinguish chords by ear. Level 2: Students learn to play a song recognizing musical intervals by ear. Thursdays: 5:30-6:30pm, 6:30-7:30pm

Hip Hop dance classes and Basketball Clinics Please contact SKIES for schedule. This is a free quarterly publication produced by the Fort Sill Family and MWR Marketing Department. Facilites and activities publicized are open to authorized patrons. The information in this issue is current at the time of publication; activities and events are subject to change. For more information, log on to www.sillmwr.com.

Martial Arts Learn various punches, kicks, and self defense moves. Students will develop and improve discipline and self-confidence. Instructor: Eric Avance Location: Resiliency Training Campus Tue. & Thur.: 5:30-6:15pm (ages 6-12), 6:30-7:15pm (ages 13+) Cost: $45/month Wed.: 5:30-6:15pm (ages 3-5) Beginners. Cost $35/month Zumba - $25 per month A fast-forward fusion of the Zumba moves (salsa, cumbia, reggaeton,

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hip-hop and more) and high-octane workouts designed to let kids max out on fun and fitness all at the same time. Instructor: Diana Faulk Location: Cooper CDC, Transitional Room Tuesdays 4:30-5:15pm (ages 7+) Swimming Lessons - $35 per session Location: Geronimo Pool, 5486 Honeycutt Road Summer Session 1: June 6, 2011 Summer Session 2: June 27, 2011 Summer Session 3: July 18, 2011 Summer Session 4: August 8, 2011 Each session lasts for 2 weeks MondayThursday

Babysitting Course - FREE Learn basic childcare skills & get CPR/ First Aid Certified! Location: Youth Center, Bldg. 1721 Babysitting Course June 1, 9am-1pm CPR and First Aid June 2, 9am-4:30pm Babysitting Course July 13, 9am-1pm CPR and First Aid July 14, 9am-4:30pm Must attend both course and CPR/ First Aid classes! First Tee - Free Instructional golf lessons are offered to school age students that are enrolled at the School Age Center. Location: School Age Center, Bldg. 6599 Tuesdays: 10-11am PROPS: Children’s Missoula Theater Ages: Entering 2nd - 12th grade Cost: Free Missoula Children’s Theater (MCT), a nationally-acclaimed educationalenhancement organization focusing on children’s theater is coming with

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PROPS (Performances, Recitals, Orchestration, Plays and Stagecraft) to Fort Sill for a week long Theatre experience. June 13-18, 10am-2:30pm, 2 rehearsal sessions are scheduled each day with a 30 minute snack break. Sign up by June 8 on Webtrac at https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil Alice in Wonderland - June 18 Performance put on by the children and youth that participated in PROPS. Location: Resiliency Training Campus Show times: 3pm & 5:30pm Event is free but a ticket is needed for admission. Space is limited. For more information, call (580) 442-4831. Paid Instructors and Volunteers Needed! Join the Child, Youth & School Services family as a child/youth instructor. The new Schools of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration and Skills are looking for qualified, skilled instructors for the School of Arts, School of Sports, School of Academics, and the School of Life Skills. Our classes will serve infants through high school seniors in a wide variety of subjects and interests. 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 information on instructor applications, stop by CYSS central enrollment, Bldg. 4700, call (580) 442-4831 or email: shirelle.j.womack.naf@mail.mil.


Come out test your fishing Skills at LETRA’s

Fishing Tournament

June

Valid OK State fishing license is required. For more information, call (580) 442-5858.

Army Community Services (ACS) cut-off date is Jun. 2. For more information, call (580) 442-6801. June 11 – Couplehood, 9am-4pm Couplehood helps couples who have participated in P.A.I.R.S. go to the next level and learn to continue to shape and build their relationship. Classes are free and open to the public. Each class is held at the Resiliency Training Campus. Bldg. 2934 Marcy Rd. For more information, call (580) 442-6801. Register online at www.sillmwr.com. June 23-24 – 7 Habits of Highly Effective Military Families 9am-4pm. Based on the best-selling book by Dr. Steven Covey. The class discusses ways to improve family team skills. Topics include: creating a family mission statement, setting family goals, setting priorities, and increasing communication. Register online at www.sillmwr.com. Childcare

June 16 – EFMP Families go bowling at the Twin Oaks Bowling Center 6-8pm. Two free games and shoes included. Call to register (580) 442-3393. June 28 – EFMP will host an Autism Concepts Workshop on Toilet Training at the Resiliency Training Campus from 11:30am-1pm. Call to register (580) 442-3393. The workshop is open to anyone interested. Army Family Team Building (AFTB) June 8-9 – AFTB Level I Part 1 & 2, 9:30am-3pm at the Resiliency Training Campus, Bldg. 2934 Marcy Rd.

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June 15, 16 & 22 – AFTB Level III Part 1, 2, & 3 9am-3pm at the AFTB Training Center, Bldg. 2719 Bragg Rd. Family & Soldier Support Training June 22 – Rear Detachment Training 8:45am-4pm Join us for a day of Training on Rear Detachment issues. Topics include: Roles and Responsibilities, Deployment Cycle Tasks, Working with Families, Resources, and more! The training is designed for Care Team Members, FRG Leaders, Commanders, Rear Detachment Commanders and anyone involved with FRG. Child care is available! RSVP by June 6. Children must be registered with CYSS. Contact David Carnahan for more info and to sign up call (580) 442-0653 or david. carnahan@us.army.mil.

Need a Job? We can Help!

Employment Readiness Program Classes and Training Opportunities June 1 &15 – Job Search Workshop, 10am-12pm at the RTC Life Learning Center, Bldg. 2871 on Craig Road. June 8 – Resume/Interview Class, 10am-12pm at the RTC Life Learning Center. June 22 – Federal Employment application Tips, 9am-12pm at the RTC Life Learning Center. Pre-registration is required for classes. These events are Free and open to the public. For more information, call (580) 442-4359/4681. Need an appointment? Tuesday & Thursday, 10am-2pm, Bldg. 2871 Craig Road (580) 442-4823/4843 Monday & Friday, ERP Services at Bldg. 4700 Mow-Way Road (580) 4424359/4681.

Women In Nature Skeet Shooting

Paddling Beat the heat and the crowds with a morning paddle on the lake. Come for the enjoyment on the water or come to learn how to paddle a canoe or a kayak.

June 4 & 8 8am-12pm

Registration ends June 1.

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FREE August 13

archery July 23 9am- 12pm Cost:$13 Registration ends July 20 For more info call 442- 3575

Wildlife Refuge 8am-12pm

Harness your inner Robin Hood and learn how to shoot a bow and arrow Registration ends August 10

*Trips leave from the RecPlex, 2502 Sheridan Road, Fort Sill. *Participants must be over the age of 18.


Child, Youth & School Services (CYSS) Edge! is designed as an alternative after-school enrichment program for school age, middle school and teen participants delivered by Family and MWR Partner Organizations. At least two of the four components offered per week. Fee required, $30 for School Age children. Free for Middle School/Teens. Programs may include swimming, bowling, scrapbooking, make & take, backpacking, camping, kayaking, mountain biking, tennis and much, much more. Please take advantage of this new Army wide initiative. Bean Baskets at School Age Center (Art Edge) Ages 6-10, $30 fee, 4-5:30pm, Monday. Bean baskets are made with simple cardboard boxes with patterns “woven” together using beans, glue and a little imagination. Come join the fun. Meet at the School Age Center and snack will be provided.

4-5:30pm Tuesday. This is the perfect opportunity for youth moving to Fort Sill to learn some of the history. Yes, the Indians really did exist. Did you know they became warriors for the U.S. Army? Did you know that Ft. Sill is a National Historic Landmark? Meet at the School Age Center and a snack will be provided. Egg Shell Mosaics at Youth Center (Art Edge) Ages 12-18, 4-5:30pm, Wednesday. A mosaic is a picture made up of lots of small different colored pieces of eggshells. Meet at the Youth Center. Supplies will be provided. Hiking at Youth Center (Adv. Edge) Ages 12-18, 4-5:30pm Thursday. Free for middle school/teens. Youth will learn safety measures to implement during hiking to minimize risks. Each participant will receive a compass. Hiking locations will be on Post.

Museum Magic at School Age Center (Adv. Edge) Ages 6-10, $30 fee.

Register for Edge! Program at CYSS Parent Central Services (580) 442-3927.

Grierson CDC Special Openings

and the surrounding area. Some of the scheduled events are listed below. Field trips include the following: Oklahoma City Zoo, Sam Noble Museum in Norman, Fort Sill Sprinkler Park, Wichita Mountains, and more!! Activities include fishing, bowling, hiking, exploring the great outdoors, arts and crafts, and much more!! For new registration information, visit or contact Child Youth & School Services, Bldg. 4700, (580) 442-1098. For currently registered members, please visit Cooper CDC front desk or call (580) 558-5734 to request information or to sign-up. 7

June 3 – Friday Special Opening 7-11pm June 18 – Saturday Special Opening 9am-1pm

Cooper CDC Kindergarten Summer Camp Events

This year, the Kindergarten Program (aged 5-6 years) will be traveling to various places within the state of Oklahoma. In addition to the educational, yet fun and memorable experiences offered on site, we will be taking advantage of a multitude of offerings here at Fort Sill


Ages 7-14 Cost $25

Registration End Dates:

1st camp - June 13th 2nd camp - July 25th Cost Covers green fee, use of clubs (you may bring personal clubs if you have them), T-shirt, golf item and lunch on second day of each camp. Limit of 30 per camp and you can only register for one camp. 1st camp June 20-21, 2nd camp August 1-2, 8:30am-12:00pm. Must be registered with CYSS and have a current sports physical prior to registration. Call Parent Central Services for registration appointment at (580) 442-3927/4836 or log on to webtrac at https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil. For more information contact Youth Sports at (580) 442-5926.

www.sillmwr.com

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School Support Services assists Military Families with information on the 17 surrounding public schools which includes Lawton Public Schools, four Lawton private schools, and the Fort Sill Garrison, but also ranges from Cyril to Walters and Frederick to Duncan. The School Liaison Officers (SLOs) are a vital part of the School Support Services. SLOs gather and distribute information. They can help with enrollment information such as what to look for in finding a good school, school contact information, and much more. SLOs also coordinate programs such as STARBASE, STARBASE 2.0 and the Army Partnership

Missoula Children’s Theatre Alice in Wonderland June 13-18

Missoula Children’s Theater (MCT), a nationally-acclaimed educationalenhancement organization focusing on children’s theater is coming with PROPS (Performances, Recitals, Orchestration, Plays and Stagecraft) to Fort Sill for a week long Theatre experience from June 13 through June 18. Professionals from the MCT will provide workshops for children youth covering all aspects of the theater, to include auditioning, role playing, stage craft, makeup, sound design, as well as costume and set design. The end of the week will culminate with the production “Alice in Wonderland.” Camp hours will be extended (for rehearsals) during this

with Local Area Schools (APLAS). STARBASE is Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) program for 5th graders to help teach STEM concepts in a hands-on environment with fun projects such as rocket building. STARBASE 2.0 is an afterschool STEM club for 6th-8th graders. The club has three parts, mentoring, team building and robotics. APLAS is a school partnering program that enables active duty soldiers to be involved in their child’s education. The soldiers can partner with a school for activities, mentor in the middle school, help provide leadership activities for high schools, and attend their child’s parent/teacher conferences. For more info, call (580) 442-4190 or 442-4266. week until 2:30pm for the youth participating in the production. If participating in the camp, youth must commit to: five days of practice Monday through Friday and an on stage performance held on Saturday. Depending on selections, youth may not be required to attend all practices during the extended rehearsal/workshop time. Camp begins at 7am at the Youth Center. Youth will be transported to the RTC at 9:30am for PROPS each day. Rehearsals/Workshops will be between 10am–2:30pm. Must register by Wednesday, June 8. For more information, call (580) 442-4831.

performances, recitals, orchestration, plays & stagecraft

In response to the Army Family Covenant

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Youth Center

Cove in Wichita Falls, TX. Must Register by June 15.

June 17 – Army 236 Birthday Teen Dance/Skate Party 6-9pm, at the Hockey Rink (in front of the Patriot Club). All eligible patrons 6th - 12th graders (must have completed the 6th grade) are able to attend. Cost: Canned food to be donated to local food bank. All teens must sign in at the time of entrance with emergency contact #. There will be skating, live DJ, cake, punch, dancing, and more! Come out and have a great time with Fort Sill Youth Center as we celebrate the Army’s Birthday!

June 27- July 1 – NBA-ALL-STAR WEEK It’s game time ladies and gentlemen and we’ve got you covered with NBA ALL STAR WEEK. This week will ensure your game is sharp with dribbling, shooting, and game time training. Games like Gotcha, 7’s, and 21 will get your competitive juices flowing. It’s NBA ALL STAR WEEK and your time to shine! Must register by June 22.

June 20-24 – Water Fun Camp Come and have fun in the sun with us during “Water Fun Camp” June 20-24. There will be lots of water and exercise to get you up and going for healthy habits. Splish and splash with us down watersides, wave pools and float around the Lazy River. This week includes a trip to Castaway

June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – Summer Reading for Preschool at 11am (Wednesdays from June 1- July 20) For children birth to preschool age. Please register for this free program at the Nye Library circulation desk. Pick up your Summer Reading bag with all the information! Come once a week for 8 weeks to get inspired to read for prizes, create cool crafts, and participate in neat activities!

Nye Library

1 Twin Oaks 2 Fort Sill Museum Bowling Center Quinette Pool

Twin Oaks 6 Bowling Center

Sprinkler Park

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Twin Oaks 7 Quinette Pool 8 Twin Oaks 9 Oklahoma 10 Bowling Center Movie Theater Bowling Center City Zoo/ I-44 McDonalds CAC Pool -Lawton, OK

Twin Oaks 13 Twin Oaks 14 Quinette Pool 15 Movie Theater 16 CAC Pool 17 -Lawton, OK Bowling Center Bowling Center Castasway Cove -Wichita Falls, TX CAC Pool Twin Oaks 20 Twin Oaks 21 Quinette Pool 22 Twin Oaks 23 Bowling Center Bowling Center Bowling Center Frontier City, CAC Pool Oklahoma City Twin Oaks 27 Twin Oaks 28 Quinette Pool Bowling Center Bowling Center CAC Pool For more info call (580) 442-2844 10

1st & 2nd Grade

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Twin Oaks 30 Bowling Center

3rd & 4th Grade

Sprinkler 24 Park Movie Theater -Lawton, OK FIELD TRIPS

5th Grade


June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – Summer Reading for K-2nd grade at 1pm (Wednesdays from June 1 - July 20) For children in Kindergarten through 2nd grade. Please register for this free program at the Nye Library circulation desk. Pick up your Summer Reading bag with all the info! Come once a week for eight weeks to get inspired to read for prizes, create cool crafts, and participate in neat activities! June 5 – Book Club at 2pm If you enjoy discussing literatures with your peers, the Nye Library book club has a spot for you. We will be discussing “Artemis Fowl,” by Eoin Colfer for the June 5th book club. Snacks and drinks provided! June 7, 14, 21, 28 – Summer Reading for Teens at 1pm (Tuesdays from May 31 – July 19) For young adults from 7th to 12th grade. Please register for this free program at the Nye Library circulation desk. Don’t forget to pick up your Summer Reading bag with all the info! Come once a week for eight weeks to get inspired to read for prizes, create cool crafts, and participate in neat activities! For the military community. June 11– Saturday Matinee 1-3pm. Nye Library will be showing the movie Spiderwick Chronicles (PG) based on the book by Tony DiTerlizzi. A guardian must remain with their children if they are under 8 years old or if the movie rating is PG or higher. PG

June 18 – Father-Child Social at 10am. Kids of all ages! Do you want to do something special for Dad for Father’s Day? Here is your chance. Enjoy some light refreshments, make a special gift, and spend time with Dad. Supplies are limited to 50 individuals, so register early at the circulation desk. This is a come and go event, so come when you want and leave when you want! Want to do something special for Dad?

Father-Child Social at Nye Library

Saturday, June 18 From 10am - Noon

June 24 – Puppet Theatre 11am - Noon Join us for songs, a great puppet drama, and crafts! June 21 & 25 – Computer Class Family Internet Safety at 1pm Concerned about Internet Safety? Now is your chance to take a free class to help you and your family stay safe while using the internet. Sign up at Nye Library for this free class. Class size limited to 15 individuals. The same class will be held from 1-3pm on Tuesday, June 21 and Saturday, June 25. Children must be 10 years old or older, and children 10-11 must be accompanied by a guardian. Children 18 and younger must have their guardian sign them up. Priority for military community. For more information on Nye Library events, please call (580) 442-2048/3806.

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Final Fridays Open to everyone! June 24 Karaoke, Pool, Darts, To sponsor the 20 FREE Finger Foods, Backbone Lounge on the July 29 May Friday Specials, Final Friday of the month August 26 Dance Music, Prizes

call (580) 442-5300.

Doors open at 4 p.m.

Free on-post cab service and Free sodas for designated drivers

at the

Patriot Club Patriot Club

June 3 – Dueling Pianos at 7:30pm Come out and enjoy an evening of entertainment and fun with the Patriot Club’s Dueling Pianos! If you are looking for humor, this is the place to be! This is an all request, sing along, clap along, rock and roll night! The event is FREE and open to the public. Cash bar available. For more information, please contact (580) 442-2020/2025.

DUELING

PIANOS June 3 – Community Dinner

Dinner begins at 6pm with cocktails starting at 5pm. 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

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includes: apple bacon salad w/ walnuts & feta cheese, applesauce, turkey & dumplings, baked pork chops w/ mushroom gravy, seasoned spinach, wild rice, rolls, sundae bar, and beverages. RSVP by June 1 to sill.mwrm@conus.us.army. mil or call (580)442-4120.

Impact Zone

June 17 – Texas Hold’ Em Final at 6pm at the Impact Zone, 3265 Crane Road. First through third place finishers will be awarded a cash prize. The first place finalist will have the opportunity to advance to compete in an online competition against other garrison winners in July for great prizes!! Visit www. mwrpromotions.com or call (580) 4420355 for more information.


July

Army Community Services (ACS)

July 22-23 – 8 Habits of a Successful Marriage 9am-4pm at the Resiliency Training Campus Bldg. 2934 Marcy Road. Based on the best-selling book by Dr. Steven Covey, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.” This marriage class teaches people to set and achieve goals within their marriage, to create priorities that allow the marriage to come first, and to value differences to benefit the marriage. Couples will receive training material to continue their journey after the class is complete. Register online at www. sillmwr.com. Childcare cut-off date is July 1. For more information, call (580) 442-6801. July 30 – PAIRS 9am-4:30pm at the Resiliency Training Campus. Practical Application of Intimate Relationship Skills is a couples’ communication class that focuses on how to effectively communicate and deepen the bond between married people. Other topics include: how to handle jealousy, why we communicate the way we do, and stress communication styles. Register online at www.sillmwr.com. Childcare cut-off date is July 15. For more information, call (580) 442-6801. -NO EVENTS SCHEDULED IN JULY-

Army Family Team Building (AFTB) July 5-7 – AFTB Level I Part 1 & 2, 5:30pm-9pm at the AFTB Training Center, Bldg. 2719 Bragg Road. July 13, 14 & 20 – AFTB Level II Part 1, 2, & 3 9:30am-3pm at the AFTB Training Center. Call (580) 442-2382 to register. Childcare is paid for daytime classes. Children must be registered with CYSS. Family & Soldier Support Training July 27 – Special Topics Training 8:45am-4pm This iteration of Special Topics will focus on Care Team Basics. Topics include: Basic Roles and Responsibilities, Survivor Outreach Services, and more! The training is designed for Care Team Members, FRG Leaders, Commanders, Rear Detachment Commanders and anyone involved with FRG. Child care is available! RSVP by July 6. Children must be registered with CYSS. Contact David Carnahan for more info and to sign up at (580) 442-0653 or david. carnahan@us.army.mil.

July 6 & 20 – Job Search workshop 10am-12pm at the RTC Life Learning Center, Bldg. 2871 on Craig Road. July 13 – Resume/Interview 10am12pm at the RTC Life Learning Center. These events are Free and open to the public. For More information, please call (580) 442-4359/4681. 13


LETRA SUM

Waterslide, beach with lifeguards, watercraft rentals, cabins,

LETRA Cabins Small

June 4 & 25, July 23, August 6

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

Bring a chair or a blanket and enjoy a family friendly movie on the beach after the sun sets.

*Sleeps 7 max. 2 Full size beds/1 Twin be

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

Large

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Mini Golf

Tournament June 11, 1 pm

Mediev June 2

Kids Craft Day July 9 at 3 pm

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, renovated miniature golf course, archery range and more!

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Military/Civilian

$55/$65 $65/$75 $75/$85

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val Demo 25 at 3 pm

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August 13, 4 - 9 pm

Prizes, Fitness Race, Sand Castle, Sand Castle, Tug-O-War, Mini Golf, Sun Set Walk and more! To win a 4-wheeler or a all inclusive trip for two to Jamaica, register at LETRA, RecPlex, Twin Oaks Bowling Center and Adventure Travel. For more information, call (580) 442-5858/5854.

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Child, Youth & School Services (CYSS) Grierson CDC Special Openings July 4 – CLOSED July 8 – Friday Special Opening 7-11pm What’s beyond… “Do you want fries with that?” The Fort Sill Youth Center is offering teens the opportunity to find out! The Hired! Apprenticeship Program provides 15-18 year-old youth valuable work experience and workforce preparation training. Participants will have the opportunity to explore secondary education options and work with an assigned Mentor in one of many career interest areas. The Program offers teens valuable experiences and trainings to better equip them with the skills needed for a highly-competitive job market. Apprenticeship Terms are 12-weeks in length and are available in areas such as Information Technology, Library Science, Sports Management, Automotive Technology, Early Childhood Development, Youth Services, Recreation Management and more! Upon successful completion of the Term, participants are eligible for a cash award. The Fall Term (August 22- October 11) application deadline is July 30. Teens must be registered with CYSS to be eligible for participation in the Hired! Apprenticeship Program. For more information regarding the Hired! Apprenticeship Program or to obtain an application, please visit the Hired! web page: http://www.sillmwr. com/hired.html or contact the Hired! Program Coordinator at the Fort Sill Youth Center, (580) 442-5407.

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July 23 – Saturday Special Opening 9am-1pm

Youth Center

July 5-8 – Digital Arts Come join us for a “Digital Arts” learning series to pursue creative futures! We will be exploring the outdoors with photography, hiking, fishing, and much more. During the week you will learn technology, creativity, and use your new found knowledge many different ways. Be creative! Must register by June 29. July 11-15 – Survivor This outdoor survival camp offers them a challenge, gives them a chance to socialize with other teens, and have a great time while learning something. Most teens are going to hate the idea of roughing it for a week of camp without cell phones, social networking, computers, IPods, etc… But we guarantee they will Survive. A week at a survival camp will give them a chance to remember how to entertain themselves without electrical gadgets and how to get back to the basics of having fun. Must register by July 6. July 18-22 – Greek Greatness During Greek week attendees will split into two groups, the mighty Persian Army VS. the Relentless Spartan Army,


in an array of color war competition events ranging from 3 round dodge ball war, an archery accuracy challenge, and the Persian Spartan water balloon challenge. At the end of the competition, staff (gods of camp) will induct the winning team as honorary demigods for the week. Must register by July 13. July 25-29 – Sports The sports and fitness program will be offering a variety of team sports, individual sports workouts, and fitness programs that will help keep you moving. Early morning warm-ups and light games of Frisbee, then healthy breakfast, and a variety of team sports (Flag football, soccer, basketball, etc.) Participation required in all activities. This week includes a trip to Whitewater Bay on July 29th and a paintball outing. Call (580) 442-3927 for more information regarding registration.

FIELD TRIPS

Nye Library

Summer Reading for Preschool – Please register for this free program at the Nye Library circulation desk. Pickup your Summer Reading bag with all the info! Come once a week for 8 weeks to get inspired to read for prizes, create cool crafts, and participate in neat activities! Remember, last chance to spend gold coins is July 23. Reading logs are due July 27 by 5pm! For the military community. July 9 – Saturday Matinee 1-3pm Nye Library will be showing the movie Aladdin (PG) based on the book by Roger Allers. A guardian must remain with their children if they are under 8 years old or the movie rating is PG or higher. July 10 – Book Club 2-4pm If you enjoy discussing literatures with your peers, the Nye Library book club has a spot for you. “Discussing The 1st & 2nd Grade 3rd & 4th Grade 5th Grade

CAC Pool

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Twin Oaks 5 Quinette Pool 6 Movie Theater 7 Sprinkler Park 8 Bowling Center -Lawton, OK Movie Twin Oaks Theater Bowling Center -Lawton, OK Twin Oaks 11 Twin Oaks 12 Quinette Pool 13 Twin Oaks 14 Paul’s Valley 15 Bowling Center Paul’s Valley, OK Bowling Center Bowling Center CAC Pool Twin Oaks 18 Twin Oaks 19 Quinette Pool 20 Twin Oaks 21 CAC Pool Bowling Center Bowling Center Movie Bowling Center CAC Pool Theater -Lawton, OK

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Twin Oaks 25 Twin Oaks 26 Quinette Pool 27 Twin Oaks 28 Sprinkler Bowling Center Bowling Center Bowling Center Park CAC Pool

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Memory Keeper’s Daughter,” by Kim Edwards. Snacks and drinks provided! July 23 and 26 – Computer Class: Facebook 101 at 1pm Interested in learning more about Facebook? Now is your chance to take a free class on Facebook 101. Sign up at Nye Library. Class size limited to 15 individuals. The same class will be held from 1-3pm on Saturday, July 23 and Tuesday, July 26. Children must be 10 years or older and children 10-11 must be accompanied by a guardian. Children 18 and younger must have their guardian sign them up. Priority for military community. July 28 – Summer Reading Program Finale at 5pm. For Summer Reading Program participants and their families. Event to be held at Quinette Pool on Fort Sill from 5-7pm. This is our way

of saying “thank you” to all the children and their families who have participated in the challenge to try to achieve a reading goal during the summer months. Be prepared for awesome fun with water and land games during this evening celebration. Free snacks, water, and juice will be available! Remember, last chance to spend gold coins is July 23. Reading logs are due July 27 by 5pm! For Summer Reading Program participants and their families. July 29 – Puppet Theatre at 11am Join us for songs, a great puppet drama, and crafts! For more information on Nye Library events, please call (580) 4422048/3806.

https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil

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Pre-register for CYS Service Membership Register for Wait Lists, Pay Receipts Enroll in Sports, SKIES, and Special Events Print Tax Statements, Schedule Hourly Care Appointments


at the Fort Sill Conference Center Open Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Call in your order at 442-1874

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work on drills learn the four step Dinner begins at 6pm with Grilled cocktailsChickedwill Sandwich FishtoSandwich Chicken Philly approach and other drills to improve starting at French 5pm. TheFries meal isLoaded free for Fries Side Salad House Salad their bowling game. The pick-up time all club members. Non-members pay for parents will be 4pm Monday through $16.50, children $7.75 catering and On6-12 andare off-site available for small groups. Thursday. Friday the time will be 5pm, children 5 and under are free. The meal Visit www.sillmwr.com to view full memus! so that the kids can participate in a mini includes: BBQ chicken, pulled pork, tournament, and receive their certificates pea salad, fruit salad, ranch style beans, 6045 E. Sheridan and prizes. ROAD mashed potatoes & gravy, biscuits, (580) 442-1874 strawberry shortcake, beverages. July 30 - August 6 – National Bowling RSVP by Wednesday, July 6 to Week sill.mwrm@conus.us.army.mil or call There will be fun activities and daily (580)442-4120. specials all through the week. On Au-

Twin Oaks Bowling Center

July 11-15 – Bowling Summer Camp Cost is $25 per child. Includes instruction by USBC certified coaches, volunteers that have gone through the USBC background checks, games bowled each day along with daily drills, a daily snack, and a goodie bag. The children will check in at 1pm daily.

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gust 6, at midnight will be the day that we try to set the world record for the most games bowled in a 24 hour period. This is in conjunction with bowling centers worldwide. Come to the bowling center in July to see what the activities will be for this fun filled week.

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Visit Adventure Travel in the Welcome Center, Bldg 4700, for all your summer plans: Amusement Parks: Six Flags Over Texas Sea World Frontier City Speed Zone Raceway in Dallas Ripley’s Believe It Or Not & Wax Museum Fiesta Texas Disneyworld & Disneyland Universal Studios

Texas Rangers OKC Red Hawks Let us help you with the trip of your choice!!!! Vacation Options: Cruises to the Caribbean, Alaska, Mediterranean All-inclusive trips to Mexico, Jamaica, Bahamas Air and hotel packages to Hawaii Ski trips Escorted tours to Europe Disneyworld packages & military salute tickets Las Vegas romantic packages

Water Parks: Schlitterbahn in New Braunfels & Galveston White Water Bay Hurricane Harbor Castaway Cove

*These are just samples of what we offer. We can take care of all of your travel needs to include, air, hotel, car rental, land packages and cruises!

Sporting Events: OU Sooners Football Dallas Cowboys Nascar at Texas Motor Speedway OKC Thunder

(580) 250-4040, (800) 999-2987 Welcome Center, North Entrance

REC HUT (Building 602) - next to Butner Field

Feel like playing some tennis or skating, but don’t have the equipment?

Hours of Operation Summer Hours (Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day)

Monday - Wednesday Thursday - Saturday Sunday

1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Picture I.D. required for check out of items. May be available by reservations by calling the Fort Sill Sports Office at (580) 442-3269 or 442-5623.

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August

Army Community Services (ACS)

August 20 – Couplehood 9am-4pm at the Resiliency Training Campus, Bldg. 2934 Marcy Road. Couplehood helps couples who have participated in P.A.I.R.S. go to the next level and learn to continue to shape and build their relationship. Classes are free and open to the public. Childcare cutoff is August 5. For more information, call (580) 442-6801. Register online at www.sillmwr.com. August 25 – Childcare cut-off for 7 Habits of Highly Effective Military Families on September 15-16, 9am4pm. For more information, call (580) 442-6801. August 13 – EFMP will host a Sibshop at the Resiliency Training Campus from 10am -2pm. Sibshops provide an opportunity for brothers and sisters of children with special health and developmental needs to obtain peer support and education within a recreational context that emphasizes a “kids-eye view.” For more information or to register call (580) 442-3393. Army Family Team Building (AFTB) August 3 & 4 – AFTB Level I Part 1 & 2 9:30am-3pm at the Resiliency Training Campus, Bldg. 2934 Marcy Road.

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August 24, 25 & 31 – AFTB Level II Part 1, 2, & 3 9:30am-3pm at the AFTB Training Center, Bldg. 2719 Bragg Road. Call (580) 442-2382 to register. Childcare is paid for daytime classes. Children must be registered with CYSS.

August 3 & 17 – Job Search Training 10am at the Resiliency Training Campus August 10 – Resume writing and Interview 9am-12pm at the Resiliency Training Campus These events are Free and open to the public. Please call to confirm time and location. For more information please call (580) 442-4359/4681. Need an appointment? Tuesday & Thursday, 10am-2pm Call ERP Bldg. 2871 Craig Road. (580) 442-4823/4843 Monday and Friday, ERP Services at Bldg. 4700 Mow-Way Road. (580) 442-4681 PCS Briefings Army Community Service offers PCS briefings for Soldiers and their families to various locations, including Iraq, Kuwait, Hawaii, Korea and Germany, the first and second Thursday of each month in Building 4700. For more information, call (580) 442-4916.


Family & MWR Outdoor Summer Programs

Archery at Wildlife Refuge m-12pm

June 25, 8a

son

Cost: $3/per

For more information, contact Lara Patterson at (580) 442-3575 or lara.rigby@us.army.mil

Paddling, at LETRA Arena Paintball Pro, Lawton, OK Get out and get moving with family and friends!

Cost: $20/person (Gear rental, field fees, 500 paint rounds)

gust 13 June 25, July 16, Au e age of 10 *Must be over th o days ds tw Registration en te da p before the tri

Arlington, TX

e rides, Travel south for a day of awesom ons. acti great shows, and incredible attr Beat the heat and the crowds with n issio adm s Cost: $40/person (include a morning paddle on the lake. Come for the enjoyment on the water ticket and transportation) -11pm or come to learn how to paddle a June 11, July 1 & August 20, 8am y rsda Thu kayak. a or the on canoe Registration ends June 5, July 24, August 14, before the trip date. 9am - 11am Cost: $5

Registration ends day before the event. Day of registration available if space allows.

11am - 5pm

Camping Trip Illinois River Paddling/ Tahlequah, OK Illinois River Enjoy a 8-10 mile canoe down the with it. with camping and all that goes t the hassle of planning. Sure to be good family fun withou camp site & transportation) Cost: $ 45 (Includes paddling, Sunday, 4pm July 8-10; Friday, 1pm to Registration ends June 24 Turner Falls State Park, Davis, OK Nestled in the Arbuckle Mountains, spend

Whitewater Rafting June 16 - 19

Fort Carson, CO

$230(Includes rafting, transportation, and lodging) Registration ends: June 3

the day at this adventurous and family-

friendly destination and enjoy activities

like hiking, swimming, exploring rock formations, and visiting the 77ft waterfall. July 30, 8am-4pm Cost: $15

Registration ends 2 days before the trip date.

For more information, call (580) 442-3575/355-8270 or e-mail to lara.rigby@us.army.mil.

Outdoor Recreation is getting you outside this summer with a variety of different trips and activities for all ages, desires, and abilities. Spaces are limited so sign up now at the Outdoor Adventure Center located in the RecPlex. For more information, call (580) 442-3575 or e-mail to lara.rigby@us.army.mil.

*All participants ages 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. Refunds after this date cannot be guaranteed.

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Child, Youth & School Services (CYSS) Youth Center

August 1-5 – Bakery Science Learn to be the next “Great Baker”! This week you will be working in a team and as an individual to express your own creative ideas while baking. Make candy, cupcakes, cakes, and tour some established bakeries around Oklahoma. Must register by July 27. August 8-12 – F.I.L.M. Finding Inspiration in Literature & Movies (F.I.L.M.) week includes watching award-winning films to channel positive messages and life-affirming themes into the mind and lives of youth. The curriculum is designed in conjunction with movie studios and youth educators to get youth reading and watching quality content, provoke thought and exploration of pertinent themes and issues, and inspire participation in theme-based activities and service activities and service projects. Discussion and activities

will be centered on the movie chosen for the day. There will be field trip to a local theater at the end of the week. Must Register by August 3. August 15-18 – We are Family What does family mean to you? Join our family for scrapbooking, team building, and reflecting on your summer. Make mini scrapbooks and take home many many fun memories of your family time here at the Youth Center. This week will end with a family reunion lunch (parents can come to the Youth Center and have lunch with you) and a movie at Central Mall. Must register by August 10. For more information, call 442-3927.

Grierson CDC Special Openings August 5 – Friday Special Opening 7-11pm August 20 – Saturday Special Opening 9am-1pm

FIELD TRIPS

Twin Oaks 1 Twin Oaks 2 Movie Theater 3 Chuck E Cheese, 4 Sprinkler Park 5 Wichita, Falls, TX Bowling Center Bowling Center -Lawton, OK Twin Oaks Quinette Pool CAC Pool Bowling Center

Twin Oaks 8 Twin Oaks 9 Quinette Pool 10 Twin Oaks 11 CAC Pool Bowling Center Bowling Center Bowling Center Movie Theater CAC Pool -Lawton, OK White Water Bay - OKC,OK

CAC Pool

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15 Twin Oaks 16

Bowling Center

Quinette Pool 17 Twin Oaks 18

Laser Quest/Cold Stone Creamery -OKC, OK For more info call (580) 442-2844

Bowling Center

1st & 2nd Grade

3rd & 4th Grade

5th Grade

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Nye Library

August 1-31 – Inventor’s Exhibit We will be showing off some of the creative inventions of our community for the whole month of August. If you are interested in having your invention on display, just sign up at the circulation desk. We will need a name and phone number of participants and the name of the inventions. So we can make sure each item gets back to the right inventor! Inventions must be appropriate for general audiences, not dangerous, and small enough to fit through the door and be displayed on a table.

Come and enjoy story and craft time!

Program will be the same as Wednesday Storytime. August 6 – Saturday Matinee 1-3pm Nye Library will be showing the movie Jumanji (PG) based on the book by Chris Van Allsburg. A guardian must remain with their children if they are under 8 years old or if the movie rating is PG or higher. August 7 – Book Club 2-4pm If you enjoy discussing literatures with your peers, the Nye Library book club has a spot for you. We will be discussing “Scarecrow,” by Michael Connelly. Snacks and drinks provided! August 12 – Puppet Theatre at 11am Join us for songs, a great puppet drama, and crafts!

For more information, call (580) 442-2048/3806.

August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 – Storytimes (Wednesdays) at 2pm Listen to a great story and make a craft! For the military community. August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 – Kid’s Book Club 4:30-5:30pm (Wednesdays) For children in grades 3-6th. If you enjoy reading and discussing literature with others, then join us at our weekly book club. Participants take their turn reading out loud and then ask questions and discuss what they have read. We will also be making crafts! August 4, 11, 18, 25 – Storytimes (Thursdays) at 2pm Listen to a great story and make a craft!

August 20 – Back to School Bash at 2pm. Get in the mood to go back to school with these fun crafts! We have something for all grade school kids! For more information on Nye Library events, please call (580) 442-2048/3806.

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Patriot Club

August 5 – Community Dinner

Dinner begins at 6pm with cocktails starting at 5pm. 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: shrimp boil, shrimp, sausage, corn on the cob, new potatoes, baked salmon, white rice, green beans, tossed salad, rolls, beverages, and fruit parfait. RSVP by Wednesday, August 3 to sill.mwrm@conus.us.army.mil or call (580)442-4120.

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August is the month that the Fall leagues get rolling. Come to the Bowling Center to sign up for the leagues and get information on when each league will meet and what day the leagues will begin. This is great fun! Come out and join a league. We have leagues for all ages. Youth to senior. For more information, call (580) 442-2882.

FOR THE SOLDIER, BY THE SOLDIER. The U.S. Army Soldier Show, proudly presented by Family and MWR, returns with a LIVE 90-minute musical performance! Don’t miss this memorable night of music, dance and celebration.

September 2-4 Admission is FREE.

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