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PHYSICAL FITNESS CENTER | Bldg. 3709 | 353-7223

GROUP FITNESS CLASSES All classes are held at the PFC.

Hour of Power: Group Strength

Tuesdays & Thursdays 12–1245

Turbo Kick

Mondays and Wednesdays: 1700-1800

Group Cycling

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 1200 Tuesdays & Thursdays 0630 and 1700 Saturdays 1000


Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays: 1815

PFC PARKING LOT Registration: 9:30 a.m. Race: 10 a.m. T-shirts are given to the first 100 registrants morning of the event. FISCHER SKEET RANGE | Bldg. 1172 | 353-7869

FAMILY FUN SHOOT June 9, 12 to 5 p.m.

SUMMER SOLSTICE SHOOT June 21, 11 p.m. to 1 a.m.

*Days and events are subject to change, weather pending. [2]

POST LIBRARY | Bldg. 3700 | 353-2642

Story Hour is held Fridays at 4 p.m. June 7: Celebrate Denmark’s Eel Festival with the Library staff! June 14: SUMMER READING PROGRAM BEGINS! HAVE BOOK, WILL TRAVEL- Ever Heard of Flat Stanley? Well since we’re in the Army, we’re making Flat Brats! Participate in this fun traveling experience right here at the Library. June 20: HAVE BOOK, WILL TRAVELDiscover the world of fantasy with the Library and visit different lands with our imaginations. Don’t miss out! June 27: HAVE BOOK WILL TRAVELExercise! Exercise! Exercise! Adventure into the world of sports with this week’s “Have Book Will Travel!” We’ll play games, have relays and contests!

THE BUBBLY BREW Conveniently located at:

The Last Frontier Community Activity Center Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. TEL: 356.2020


NUGGET LANES BOWLING CENTER | Bldg. 3702 | 353-2654


Register between June 1-19 for our 10-week Thursday night League beginning June 20, 6:30 p.m. It’s great team building and on-point to prime your summer weekend fun-pump! $7.50 per week; regular shoe rental rates apply.


Stylish cosmic bowling is a nonstop, high-fiving, total sensory overload, and an unforgettable good time! Friday and Saturday nights, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. with a live DJ every Saturday night!


KIDS BOWL FREE We’re kicking off the 2013 KBF Program this month. Stop by for registration information or visit www.

JUNE 16 Enjoy a buffet-style brunch for just $13, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and for some family fun, play Red-Pin Bowling for your chance to win a free game!



Register June 1-16 for 10 week youth league. Teams are one adult and one youth. Choose Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. or Sundays 1 p.m. starting June 19. $10 per week includes 3 games, shoe rental, and USBC Basic Youth Membership. Youth receives bag and ball when league is paid in full. Measuring and drilling fee not included.

Birthday Party, Hale & Farewell, Off-Sites, Organization Day, Unit FUNctions! We host them all right here at your Nugget Lanes Bowling Center. Call for info or stop by for a personal tour. Private Party Rooms Available. [4]


Let us serve your lunch lane side while you try your skill at striking a frame with a colored head-pin to win free game! Just $2.50 per game, available 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

KARAOKE WEDNESDAYS WITH DJ ENFORCER! Over 20 thousand songs to choose from! Every Wednesday from 7-10 p.m. at the Goldrush Lounge!


Third pound grilled Pub Burger served over Red Hook IPA Shrimp with a side of slaw and large fountain drink – all for only $9.50. They’re AWESOME!

GOLDRUSH LOUNGE This month’s drink special is the Classic MOJITO! Enjoy our special Wednesday’s After Work Hungry Hour, 5 to 7 p.m., half-price on select appetizers!

CHENA BEND GOLF COURSE | Bldg. 2092 | 353-6223

GOLF INSTRUCTION CORNER (call the Golf Pro Shop at 353-6223 to sign up) Group Golf Instruction only $10 Every Wednesday and Thursday through August, 1200-1300 (Active Duty only) 6/3 – 8/26: 1 hour open lessons every Monday from 12 to 1 p.m. for juniors. 6/3: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Men’s full swing fundamentals clinic 6/4 – 6/25: Edge program each Tuesday from 12 to 4 p.m. 6/5: Men’s full swing power and accuracy clinic from 6:30 to 8 p.m. 6/10: Women’s full swing fundamentals clinic from 6:30 to 8 p.m. 6/11: Women’s full swing power and accuracy clinic from 6:30 to 8 p.m. 6/17 – 6/20: Junior clinic daily from 10 to 11:30 a.m. 6/17: Mixed full swing fundamentals clinic (open to men, women, boys, and girls) from 6:30 to 8 p.m. 6/18: Mixed full swing power and accuracy clinic (open to men, women, boys, and girls) from 6:30 to 8 p.m. 6/24: Men’s short game putting and chipping clinic from 6:30 to 8 p.m. 6/26: Men’s short game pitching and bunkers clinic from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

PAY DAY SCRAMBLES 28 June - 3PM Shotgun Start Limited to the first 18 teams each day 4 Person Scramble, (9 Holes) choose your team or we will put one together for you. Greens Fees and Cart included. Gift Cards for 1st 2nd & 3rd Place. Please sign up by the COB Tuesday June 25th. - Longest Drive - Closest to the Pin Competitions - Come out and have some fun. - Cost $35 Per Person

MIDNIGHT SUN GOLF TOURNAMENT Saturday - 15 June 6PM Registration at 5PM Shotgun Start 4 Person Scramble, Choose your team. - Longest Drive Competitions - Closest to the Pins - Price Includes, Commemorative Shirt, Car & Dinner (Menu TBD) - Cost Per Person $60 ****Green Fees Not Included****

UPCOMING EVENTS: THE 4TH OF JULY RED, WHITE & BLUE TOURNAMENT 2 PERSON SHAMBLE Look for information and sign up at the Golf Pro Shop. [5]

OUTDOOR RECREATION CENTER | Bldg. 4050 | 361-6349

Family Rock Climbing

6/1. 0900-1700 Fee: $15/person Grab the kids and head out of town for an exciting day: rock-climbing and enjoying the great outdoors. No previous experience necessary. We provide the know-how and all the equipment to get you up and climbing in no time. Don’t forget to bring a lunch, snacks and a drink!

ATV Safety Course

6/2, 1300 Fee: No cost This ATV Safety Institute course is provided to promote safe and responsible use of ATV’s. Be sure to bring gloves and a good pair of over the ankle boots. Tennis shoes are not allowed! This course is required for any of the ATV programs running this summer.

Boater Safety Course

6/1 & 6/15 0900-1200; 1300-1600 Fee: No cost For non-motorized boats: This safety class can be done online at default.asp. Print and bring your certificate to the ORC for your Boater Safety Card to rent non-motorized boats. For motorized boats: Bring your certificate from the online course and attend the second session, a hands-on portion on the river. This class is conducted rain or shine so be sure to bring a raincoat. A Boater Safety Card is issued at the completion of the course and is valid for four years. Everyone renting a watercraft from the Outdoor Recreation Center is required to have a Boater Safety Card issued from the ORC on Ft. Wainwright. There are no exceptions!

AK Range Hike

6/2, 0800 Fee: $15/person This day hike will take us into the high country in the mountains where we will see glaciers, soaring mountains and amazing vistas. Pack some water, snacks, and lunch.


Stiles Creek ATV Run

6/8, 0800 Fee: $75/person This is an all day ATV run to Stiles Creek in the Chena River State Recreation Area. Transportation, ATV, goggles and helmet will be provided. Bring your lunch, snacks, drinks, gloves and daypack with bungee cord to strap to ATV. Gloves and over the ankle boots are required. Departs the ORC at 8:30 a.m. Completion of the ATV Safety Course is required prior to the departure date!

Local Fishing

6/9, 0900 Fee: $25 (Adult) $10 (Youth 15 & under) Experience some of the local fishing in the Fairbanks vicinity. We provide transportation there and back, fishing rods and tackle. You are free to bring your own fishing gear if you prefer. Please bring your snacks and lunch. An Alaska State Fishing License is required!

Intro to Skeet Shooting 6/6 & 6/20; 1800-2000 6/14,1300-1600 Fee: $15/person Go over the basics of skeet shooting at the Fischer Skeet Range. Instruction, firearms, ammunition and one round of clays are included with this program. Get out for an enjoyable time at the range!

Intermediate Rock Climbing

6/8, 23; 0800 Fee: $15/person This trip will focus on slightly harder difficulty routes around the Fairbanks area. Our guides will also provide instruction for improved climbing movement and techniques. Equipment is provided. Please bring water, lunch and active clothing.

Mastadon Dome Hike

6/9, 0800 Fee: $15/person This hike takes us out among untracked hills where we will explore tundra slopes, wildlife

and rock outcroppings. A great day trip. Don’t forget your camera on this one!

Women in the Wilderness: Chena River Kayak 6/15, 1000-1600 Fee: $10/person Ladies, spend the day paddling down the scenic Chena River in our very comfortable inflatable kayaks. No experience necessary. Equipment and instruction are provided. Don’t forget to bring a lunch/snacks and a drink!

The Chena to Pikes for Lunch

6/16, 1100-1400 Fee: $10/person Spend a relaxing riverboat ride to Pikes Landing followed by lunch on the deck. We will depart the Glass Park boat launch at 11 a.m. Participants need to bring funds for their own meal.

Women in the Wilderness: Indoor Rock Climbing 6/17, 1800-2000 Fee: $5/person This is the perfect time to learn something new or to get back in climbing shape. No previous experience necessary. Don’t forget to bring a snack and a drink!

Gulkana River Float Trip

6/21-22 & 6/23-24 Departs: 0900 Fee: $200/person This two day float will bring you on a wilderness trip into the backcountry of the Gulkana River drainage. The Gulkana is home to quite a variety of fish and wildlife. We provide staff, rafts, life vest, tents, food for the float and transportation back to the campground. Meet us at Sourdough Campground boat launch by 8:30 a.m. June 21 or June 23.

Beginner Rock Climbing

6/21, 0800 Fee: $15/person This is a great day trip to try climbing on real rock! We

UPCOMING JULY TRIPS provide all climbing equipment including helmets, harnesses, shoes, ropes, belay devices, and carabiners. Be sure to pack your own lunch, snacks, and drinks.

ATV Safety Course

Family Rock Climbing

7/14, 1300 Fee: Free

7/27, 0800 Fee: $10/person

Talkeetna River Reds 7/19-21, 0800 Fee: $175/person An Alaska State Fishing License is required!

Gulkana Glacier Day Hike

Day Paddle

6/22, 0900 Fee: $15/person We will take canoes and kayaks out to a local river and spend the day enjoying a leisurely paddle. No experience needed. We provide transportation, watercraft and life jackets.

Family Camp out

6/21-22, 1600 Fee: $10/person Go camping in Glass Park (located next to the ORC). Spend time learning how to set up camp and engage in other fun activities. Later we will cook dinner over the fire, have storytelling and of course… make S’mores! If you don’t have your own camping equipment don’t worry. We have everything you will need to make it a great experience.

College Glacier Overnight

6/29-30, 0800 Fee: $70/person This is a trip you do not want to miss! We will hike into the beautiful College Glacier and spend the night camping at its base. We will also venture onto the surface of the glacier where we can peer into crevasses and deep glacial holes. We provide transportation, food and most camping equipment.

Family Kayak

6/29, 1500-1800 Fee: $10/person Summer is here! Now is the time to get out and enjoy the beautiful weather while it lasts. Spend an afternoon kayaking down the lovely Chena River. No experience necessary. Equipment is provided. All you need to bring is a snack and something to drink. We also recommend wearing shoes that you don’t mind getting wet.


Quartz Creek ATV Run 7/13, 0800 Fee: $75/person

Dall River Pike Hunt 7/5-7, 0800 Fee: $200/person An Alaska State Fishing License is required!

Beginner Rock Climbing 7/5 & 7/28, 0800 Fee: $10/person

7/13 & 7/20, 0700 Fee: $20/person

Women in the Wilderness: AK Range Hike 7/6, 0700 Fee: $10

Women in the Wilderness: Rock Climbing 7/14, 0900 Fee: $10/person

YOUTH SERVICES | Bldg. 4109 | 361-5437

SUMMER FUN BBQ! June 7, 14, 21, 28 5 to 7 p.m. Join us for sun, fun and food in the YC parking lot every Friday.


Thursdays, June 6 through August 8 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Improve your fitness routine, earn a cool t-shirt and a pedometer.

Youth Center, Bldg. 4109 June 1, 2:30 p.m.

Register on day of event. BBQ to follow. For more information, call 361-5437. Youth design winne r!

This entry will be featured on the bandanas printed for the run! Congratulations to Travis Phillips Jr.! [8]

All camps run Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Experience outdoor activities under the sun! Learn how to navigate the land, kayak and canoe the rivers and much more to create memories of summer living in Alaska. We will go to Chena Lake for an overnight camping trip of fishing, hiking and fun under the Alaskan sun! Participants must have a fishing license.

6/5 6/6 6/8 6/12 6/13 6/15 6/20 6/20 6/22 6/27 6/29

Get Up and Move! June 3-7

Bake ‘N Take June 10-14

Shake It! June 10-14

Get out and move under the Alaskan sun! Bike, swim, rock climb, and experience a hike like no other up Angel Rocks. End the week with a family bike trip and picnic at ODR’s Glass Park.

All the World’s a Stage June 17-21

Learn the ropes of theater performance by producing, acting, and marketing a live performance for family and friends on Friday evening! Go behind the scenes of a local theater production company to learn what it really take to ‘break a leg!’

BBQ at Glass Park, 4-6 p.m. Ice Museum, 3-6 p.m. Swimming at Melaven, 5-6:30 p.m. White Water Rafting, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Fishing at Birch Lake, 1-7:30 p.m. Swimming at Melaven, 5-6:30 p.m. Kayaking, 4-6 p.m. Picnic at Glass Park, 4-7 p.m. Swimming at Melaven, 5-6:30 p.m. Picnic at the Glass Park, 4-7 p.m. Swimming at Melaven, 5-6:30 p.m.

Learn to bake like a pro. Go behind the scenes in a local bakery and end the week with a taste testing competition on Friday for your family and friends.

Come shake it up! Join us for a week of learning a variety of dances from Hip-Hop to Salsa. We will end the week with a dance showcase.

Shooting Stars June 17-21

Fabric, Fibers & Needles! June 24-28

Learn how to select targets and have ample opportunity for practice in the beautiful Alaskan weather. Competitions will be held on Friday in various categories.

Get creative with fabrics and fibers by learning to incorporate unusual elements into beautiful designs. We will end the week with a show for all to see the great works!

Food, Glorious Food! June 24-28

Learn outdoor cooking, gourmet cooking, and how to make delicious dishes for all to devour. On Friday evening, show off your cooking skills by cooking a dinner for family and friends.

No cost No cost No cost $25* No cost No cost No cost No cost No cost No cost No cost

*These trips will be leaving in the morning

Adventure Alaska with Outdoor Rec June 3-7

Summer fun at the Youth Center!

Camp Costs Cat I Cat II Cat III Cat IV Cat V Cat VI Cat VII Cat VIII Cat IX

(0-$29,865) ($29,866-$36,264) ($36,265-$46,930) ($46,931-$58,662) ($58,663-$74,661) ($74,662-$86,343) ($86,344-$101,580) ($101,581-$126,975) ($126,976+)

$31 $39 $48 $55 $64 $69 $70 $72 $73

Healthy lunches and snacks are included in the cost and offered daily.

sp The Youth Center is located in Bldg. 4109, Neely Rd. Fort Wainwright, Alaska QUESTIONS? Call 361-5437 or stop by for a visit!

Permission slips are required for ALL field trips or any events held outside of normal hours of operation. Activities listed in this brochure is subject to change depending on weather and/or extenuating circumstances.





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Want to set up a Private Organization on Post?

In order to be recognized as a Fort Wainwright Private Organization you must establish and submit the required Private Organization packet. For information and packet processing, please contact the Family and MWR Private Organization Advisor at 353-7740.

Family and MWR Private Organization Advisor Bldg. 1045, 2nd Floor Fort Wainwright, AK 99703 (907) 353-9501

What are Family and MWR UNIT FUNDS?

Family and MWR locally funds dividends to Units for the collective benefit of all unit members for off-duty morale, welfare and recreational purposes; all unit members must have the opportunity to participate in the activity supported with unit funds dividends. The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation, through the NAF Support Management Division, maintains all Unit Funds. Please call the Unit Funds Advisor for more information and instructions on establishing and maintaining Unit Funds (907) 353-7765. Family and MWR UNIT FUNDS Family and MWR Unit Funds Advisor Bldg. 1045, 2nd floor Fort Wainwright, AK 99703 (907) 353-7765


Military & Family Life Consultants


Confidential Assistance for short time problem resolution: marriage/relationship stress, anxiety, depression, grief, and other daily life issues. [10]


Domestic Violence Victims have options. Call 799-9770.

To report incidents of Child or Domestic Abuse, contact 353-7535 (24/7). For Sexual Assault reporting, please call 353-7272 (24/7).

Sign up for June classes now! To register, call 353-7713. For information on specific classes, call 353-3220.


7/6, 1000-1200 Bldg. 3727 Neely Rd. $10/Family (all ages) Learn how to track all your activity on line as you find your treasures! GPS equipment for this class is provided.


• 4 Year-Olds & Parents Thursdays, 1730-1800 $40/student (class fee includes parent fee in this class only)

• Family Karate Tues. & Thurs., 1800-1900 $65/student (ages 5+)

SKIES EXPLORATION Wednesdays: 1200-1245 Murphy Hall basement, Bldg. 1045 $45/student (ages 2-5) Explore a variety of science, arts, crafts and cooking activities.


Please call to sign up. Wednesdays: 1100-1145 (ages 2-5) Murphy Hall basement, Bldg. 1045 Fee: $45 This is a movement and physical activity class that will encourage your young child to move, shake and wiggle their way to fun!


7/6, 1200-1500 Bldg. 3727, Neely Rd. Every first Saturday of the month we offer sneak peak at what’s happening at SKIESUnlimited and other CYSS facilities. We have activities for all ages and classes that also include parent participation so you can join in the fun. Enjoy a glass of lemonade and a free Make & Take. To register for this no cost activity, please call 353-7713.

7/9, 16, 23; 1700-1830 Fee: $45 (ages 6-11) Bldg. 1045, Gaffney Rd.This class will teach the basic skills of sewing on a sewing machine. Students will learn how to properly operate the machine and build confidence in their sewing skills. A sewing project will be included. Parents may participate for a $10 materials fee.


7/6, 13, 20 1230-1400 $45 (ages 11-18) Bldg. 3720, Neely Rd. This class will teach the basic skills of sewing on a sewing machine. Students will learn how to properly operate the machine and build confidence in their sewing skills. A quilting project will be included. Sew a lap quilt . Parents may participate for a $10 materials fee.

STAINED GLASS MOSAIC 7/6, 13, 20; 1430-1600 Bldg. 3727, Neely Rd. $50 (this is a Parent & Child class-Parents may participate for a materials fee of $15) This class will focuses on the safety of working with glass, cutting glass, soldering and finishing. (Students will complete 1 glass project, a sun catcher for ages 10+, or a glass mosaic tile for ages under 10.) while learning the steps needed to learn the art of working with stained glass using the copper foil method.

SUMMER CLASSES (for ages 6-11)

Crochet Club, $45 June 11-27 Tues. & Thurs. 1700-1830 Learn to Sew $45 July 9-23 Tues. & Thurs. 1700-1830 Re-creations from recyclables, $45 August 1-29 Thursdays, 1700-1830 Exploring Digital Media, $45 (ages 11-18) August 6-27 Tuesdays, 1700-1830 All these classes meet in the basement of Murphy Hall, Bldg. 1045.

Please note that times and locations are subject to change. [11]

LFCAC | Bldg. 1044 | 353-7755


Positions with ACS, SKIES, and CYSS now available! The HIRED! Apprenticeship Program provides 15-18 yearold youth with meaningful, professionally managed careerexploration opportunities in Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) operations. The program is open to dependents of active duty, DoD civilian, and retired military personnel. • Candidates must be 15–18 years of age • Must be registered with Child, Youth & School Services (CYS Services) • Must have and maintain a GPA of 2.0 or better • Chosen participants are required to work 15 hours/week for 12 weeks • Additional options and requirements may be offered during the Summer Term • Apprentices may complete up to 2 terms/year for 3 consecutive years For more information, call the MWR Partnership Specialist at 361-9897.




6/19, 1730-1930 6/13, 6/25 (dependent on length) 1700-1930 Join the LFCAC for Ages 4-12, no cost. Two bouncy huts are a fun night of Family entertainment on a now available at the 16’ x 20’ screen. All LFCAC so now both movies rated G or smaller and bigger children can have their PG and appropriate own hut. What could for ages 3-10. be cooler? Parents must be present to supervise their children as child care personnel will not be on hand.

YOUTH SPORTS | Bldg. 1049 #2 | 353-7482


$55 (Ages 5-18)

Registration: through June 21 Season Date: July 15 - Sept 7

FLAG FOOTBALL $55 (Ages 5-18)

Registration: through June 21 Season Date: July 15 - Sept 7


Registration: through June 21 Season Date: July 15 - Sept 7

ROLLER HOCKEY $55 (Ages 9-18)

Registration May 1-June 7 Season Date: June 17 - August 15



Soccer - $35 (Ages 5-18) Registration: through June 15 Camp Date: June 24 - June 27


$35 (Ages 5-18)

Registration through June 15 Camp Date: June 24 - June 27

Questions/Registering for ALL Summer Sports:

All youth must be registered with CYS Services and have an up to date physical on file in order to enroll for any sport. To register, go to Parent Central Services, Bldg. 1049 #2. For more information, call 353-7713.

Interested in being a parent volunteer? Pick up volunteer forms at Parent Central Services, Bldg. 1049 #2.

$20 (Ages 3-4)

Developmental Soccer is a program in which parents are involved with their children in helping them to develop the basic skills of Soccer, while helping us to promote a healthy and active lifestyle. Each session is limited to 15 participants. Registration: through June 21 Season Date: July 22- August 29 Session: Monday-Thursday: 6 to 6:45 p.m.


CYSS OUTREACH SERVICES | Bldg. 1049 #2 | 353-7713

Community CPR & First Aid Certification

6/21, 0900-1500 Murphy Hall, Bldg. 1045 This six hour class will cover infant, child and adult CPR/AED as well as first aid techniques. Participants will receive their American Heart Association certifications at completion of this program. Please bring your lunch with you.

Emotion Coaching

6/27, 1830-2030 CDC I, Bldg. 4024 This workshop provides an in-depth look at the process of Emotion Coaching and assists parents and caregivers in helping children understand and deal with their emotions in healthy ways.

Parent’s Night Out

6/11, 1745–2045 CDC I, Bldg. 4024 Register and pay by June 3. $15/child. Snack provided.

Parent’s Day out

6/15, 0900-1300 CDC I, Bldg. 4024 $20/child. Lunch provided. Register and pay by June 7. Parent’s Night Out and Parent’s Day Out care provided at the Child Development Center I, Bldg. 4024. All children must be registered with CYSS to receive services. For information call 353-7713. Army Family Covenant benefits are available for Families of Deployed Soldiers, Wounded Soldiers or Fallen Soldiers.

Hourly Care Options:

>SFAC Childcare Room, Bldg. 3414 Mon-Fri: 0800-1700, closed for lunch. Call 353-7713. >School Age Center Bldg. 4166 Mon-Fri: 0600-1800. Call 361-7394 if transportation is needed. >Family Child Care Bldg. 1049 Suite 2 Mon-Fri: 0600-1800. Call 353-6266 for list of providers. Limited space available at all locations. Reservations available up to 2 weeks in advance at all locations.

Romp and Stomp Playgroup

CYSS and ACS. For more information, call 353-7372.

Baby Signs: Sign, Sing, and Play Classes

Mondays, 0900-0930 at LFCAC Hands on Parent and Child classes that are designed to improve communication with young children. Families will learn signs through song and play–keeping it fun for everyone! This basic signing series of six classes will be offered on a rotating basis and is appropriate for families with children 9 months to 5 years of age. No cost to attend. Parent kits available for purchase.

Mondays and Thursdays, 0930–1130 LFCAC, Bldg. 1044. This activity is a partnership between

Workshops and classes are partnered between ACS and CYSS.

Are you looking for quality, affordable child care? Call a licensed Family Child Care Provider. A FCC home is a certified family housing program under the jurisdiction of the Post Commander in which authorized CYS care is provided to families of Fort Wainwright. BEWARE OF UNAUTHORIZED, UNSAFE, AND UNINSPECTED HOMES ADVERTISING ILLEGAL CARE ON FACEBOOK AND CRAIGSLIST. Certified FCC Provider homes advantages: • Home care for children 4 weeks to 12 years of age. • Extended care hours (duty related) and hourly care (up to 5hrs/day). • FCC Providers provide a curriculum rich environment (home-like environment). • FCC home inspections are conducted regularly • 10% fee reduction. Stop by Parent Central Services to place your child in Family Child Care. Bldg. 1049 #2 or call 353-7713.



CYSS child care during your workouts.*

Family Activity and Motivational Exercise


New summer session! Summer Child Care Sessions:

Child, Youth & School Services provides limited child care for FAME programs. Child care is provided on site at Melaven Gym. When: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Cost: $28 per child per month July registration opens June 20th Children must be pre-registered at Parent Central Services, Bldg. 1049, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pre-registration begins the 20th of the month for the next month’s sessions. AFC Benefits for families of Deployed Soldiers, Wounded Warriors, or Fallen Soldiers may be used to pay for this care. For more information on child care, please call 353-7713. FAME Exercise and Child Care programs are closed for federal and training holidays and on “No School” days.

F.A.M.E. Fitness Sessions:

Starting June 4: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. Sessions are held at Melaven Fitness Center at no cost. For class schedules or more information, call 353-9137.

Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday: 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. Chena Bend Golf Course, Bldg. 2092 Call in orders: 353-6147


SCHOOL AGE CENTER | Bldg. 4166 | 361-7394

Summer Days School Age Center offers summer camps for children in grades K-6 daily from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 361-7394 or 361-6882 for more information and about associated fees.

Performing Arts:

June 10-21 Masquerade Mask Creation Tye Dye Bandana Making Improv Games Face Painting Costume Design & Creation Dramatic Reading & Writing

Camp out Camp:

Total Family Income Categories

June 24 - July 5 Nature Walk & Art Collages Boat Building & Racing Scavenger Hunts Making S’Mores Seashell Art Making Bird Feeders




SAC/K Camp (Weekly)

CAT I.....................................$62 CAT 2....................................$78 CAT 3....................................$95 CAT 4....................................$110 CAT 5....................................$127 CAT 6....................................$137 CAT 7....................................$140 CAT 8....................................$143 CAT 9....................................$146

JUNE 3 - AUGUST 21 8 to 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more information, call 361-7394.

Meals will be made available to enrolled CYSS children (Grades K-6) at no separate charge. Space is limited and patrons will be honored on a first-come, first-served basis.

SCHOOL SUPPORT SERVICES | Bldg. 1045 #27 | 353-9377

Life Beyond High School [16]

We can help students learn life skills outside of high school.

June 5: Decorating on a Budget June 11: Confilct Resolution June 20: Resume Magic June 26: Home Alone Classes will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Youth Center, Bldg. 4109. Call 361-9897 to register.

ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICE | Bldg. 3401 | 353-4227

For a complete list of ACS classes and workshops, visit or call 353-4227.

NEWCOMERS ORIENTATION & INFORMATION FAIR 6/12, 6/26: 0900-1600 LFCAC, Building 1044

Garrison Newcomers Orientation provides information for Soldiers, Family members and Civilians new to FWA within 60 days. Mandatory for Soldiers. Spouses and Civilians are strongly encouraged to attend.

EMPLOYMENT READINESS PROGRAM Looking for a new job? Need help with your resume? Get the help you need to make your resume stand out from the others. For more information, call 353-2382.

THE WARRIOR ZONE Bldg. 3205 | 353-1087

Horse Shoe Tournament

6/22, 1900 (sign up begins at 1800)

Pool Tournament

6/1, 1900 (sign up begins at 1800) Single elimination First game: 2 out of 3 Second game: 9 ball Third game: 8 ball (10 ball if needed) Prizes available for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners.

Poker Tournament 6/8, 1900 (sign up begins at 1800) Prizes available for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners.




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Bassett Hospital

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12. Melaven Physical Fitness Center 13. Murphy Hall 14. NAF Civilian Personnel 15. Holiday Inn Express 16. Nugget Lanes Bowling Center 17. Outdoor Recreation Center (ORC) 18. Physical Fitness Center (PFC) 19. School Age Services (SAS) 20. Warrior Zone 21. Youth Center



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1. Army Community Service (ACS) 2. Bldg. 3727 Neely Rd. (Old Arts & Crafts Building) 3. Automotive Skills Center 4. Birch Hill Ski & Snowboard Area 5. Chena Bend Golf Course and Snack Bar 6. Child Development Center I (CDC I) 7. Child Development Center II (CDC II) 8. CYSS Parent Central Services 9. Fischer Skeet Range 10. Last Frontier Community Activity Center (LFCAC) 11. Library

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FAMILY AND MWR FACILITIES HOURS OF OPERATION ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICE (ACS) Bldg. 3401, p 353-4227 M-F 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sa-Su Closed AUTOMOTIVE SKILLS CENTER Bldg. 3730, p 353-7436 M 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. T-W Closed Th-F 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sa 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Su 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tow Service (24 hrs): 590-1716 BIRCH HILL SKI & SNOWBOARD AREA Closed for the season. CHENA BEND GOLF COURSE Bldg. 2092, p 353-6223 M-Th 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. F-Su 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Holidays 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

DW Grill, p 353-6147 M-F 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sa-Su 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER I (CDC I) Bldg. 4024, p 361-4190 M-F 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sa-Su Closed CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER II (CDC II) Bldg 4176, p 361-9056 CLOSED FOR REPAIRS. CYSS PARENT CENTRAL SERVICES Bldg. 1049 #2, p 353-7713/7826 M-F 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. W 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sa, Su Closed FISCHER SKEET RANGE Bldg. 1172, p 353-7869 F 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sa-Su 12 to 5 p.m. LAST FRONTIER COMMUNITY ACTIVITY CENTER (LFCAC) Bldg. 1044, p 353-7755 LFCAC M-Th 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. F 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sa 1 to 9 p.m. Su CLOSED LASER TAG: Th 3 to 7 p.m. F 3 to 8 p.m. Sa 1 to 8 p.m. Su CLOSED BUBBLY BREW M-F 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. [19]

POST LIBRARY Bldg. 3700, p 353-2642 M-F 1000-1800 Sa, Su Closed MELAVEN PHYSICAL FITNESS CENTER Bldg. 3452, p 353-1994 Tu-F 5 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sa 12 to 5 p.m. Su-M CLOSED MELAVEN SWIM CENTER Bldg. 3452, p 353-1994 T-F 0530-0800; 1130-1430, 1545-1915 Sa 1200-1700 Su, M CLOSED NAF CIVILIAN PERSONNEL Bldg. 1045, p 353-6356 M-F 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 4 p.m. Sat, Su Closed NUGGET LANES BOWLING CENTER Bldg. 3702, p 353-2654 NUGGET LANES: M-T Closed W-Th 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. F-Sa 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Su 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. GOLD RUSH LOUNGE M-T Closed W-Th 5 to 10 p.m. F-Sa 3 p.m. to 1 a.m. Su 3 to 9 p.m. MOTHER LODE CAFE M-T Closed W 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 9 p.m. Th 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. F 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sa 12 to 11 p.m. Su 12 to 8 p.m. OUTDOOR RECREATION CENTER (ORC) Bldg. 4050, p 361-6349 Th, F, M 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sa 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Su 12 to 6 p.m. Tu/W: CLOSED For programs call 361-4089 or 361-2652. PHYSICAL FITNESS CENTER (PFC) Bldg. 3709, p 353-7223 M-Th 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. F 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sa, Su 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

PFC ICE RINK Bldg. 3709, p 353-7223 Closed for the season PRIVATE ORGANIZATION ADVISOR Bldg. 1045, p 353-7740 M-F 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sa, Su Closed SCHOOL AGE CENTER (SAC) Bldg. 4166, p 361-7394 M-F 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sa-Su Closed SOLDIER FAMILY ASSISTANCE CENTER (SFAC) Bldg. 3414, p 353-7322 M-F 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sa, Su Closed SCHOOL SUPPORT SERVICES Bldg. 1045 Room 27, p 353-9377 M-F 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sa-Su Closed UNIT FUNDS Bldg. 1045, p 353-7765 M-F 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sa-Su Closed WARRIOR ZONE Bldg. 3205, p 353-1087 GAMING: M-Th 4 to 11 p.m. F-Sa 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. Su 1 to 9 p.m. BAR: M-Th 5 to 10:30 p.m. F-Sa 4:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Su 1 to 8 p.m. YOUTH CENTER Bldg. 4109, p 361-5437 M-Th 2 to 8 p.m. F-Sa 2 to 10 p.m. Su Closed YOUTH SPORTS Bldg. 1049 #1, p 353-7482 M-Th: 2 to 6 p.m. F-Sa: 2 to 8 p.m. * Summer Camp Hours: M- F: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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