VOLUME 4, ISSUE 11 | SEP 2013
WWW.FTWAINWRIGHTFMWR.COM | Directorate of Family & Morale, Welfare & Recreation.
OPPORTUNITIES, HAPPENINGS, EVENTS... FOR OUR YOUTH
*MOVIE WITH A MESSAGE
*3 ON 3 PARENT/YOUTH BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT *BGCA DAY FOR KIDS *ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM *BASKETBALL REGISTRATION *CHEERLEADING REGISTRATION
Sign up now for September’s Youth Center Edge Programs! All programs are from 4:30–6 p.m.
Hired! Apprenticeship Program
Please go to Parent Central Services, Bldg 1049 Suite 2 or call 353-7713 to register your child. For questions about the Edge program, call 361-9897. Open to teens (6-12 graders).
Positions with ACS, SKIES, and CYSS now available!
Wed Sept 4, 11, 18, 25. Come and learn how to sew pillows to decorate your bedroom or give as a present to friends and family.
Thurs Sept 5, 12, 19, 26. Van leaves the YC at 4:30 and returns by 6:15. Learn how to rock climb at melavin gym climbing wall.
Build a Backpack & T-Shirt Bag Fri Sept 6, 13, 20, 27. Come to the YC and get supplies for your backpack and make a t-shirt backpack.
NEW TO ALASKA? PCSING? Do you have concerns about your child’s academic success? Contact your School Liaison Officer at 353-9377 to connect with resources for academic success!
NEW TO FORT WAINWRIGHT?
Join us and make new friends with our Youth Sponsorship Program! September 28 at 1 p.m. for an afternoon adventure! Transportation will provided, permission slips must be submitted by September 25!
The HIRED! Apprenticeship Program provides 15-18 year-old youth with meaningful, professionally managed career-exploration 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.
9/6, 1800-1900 During the fall semester, the youth center will be starting an entrepreneurship class. Come with your parents to the meeting to learn about the exciting process of starting your own business.
YOUTH SERVICES | BLDG. 4109 | 361-5437
ENTREPRENEURSHIP INFORMATION SESSION
ENTREPRENEURSHIPBRAINSTORMING 9/10, 1630-1800
ENTREPRENEURSHIP DECISION MAKING 9/24, 1630-1800
GLASS MOSAICS MOVIE WITH A MESSAGE
9/6, 1700-2000 9th-12th grade only Come to the youth center for pizza, movie, and a discussion
9/21 1630-1800 Learn how to revamp your sack lunch
9/17, 1730-1930 Youth will meet at the youth center and be transported to SKIES
3 ON 3 PARENT & YOUTH BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
9/7, 1700-1900 Parents and Youth will form teams for the Tournament.
SCHOOL AGE CENTER | BLDG. 4166 | 361-7394
FIRST ANNUAL EVENT CELEBRATING BGCA DAY FOR KIDS 9/7:1200-1600) (Grades K-6th).
The event is designed to foster relationships between adults and children. Assist children to develop a positive self-image, and a sense of belonging, usefulness and purposes. Parents are required to accompany their children.
SAC will recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the Unites States and celebrate the group’s heritage and culture. Displays will be showcased throughout the facility.
FRIDAY NIGHT MOVIE NIGHT 9/13, 1900-2100
Enrolled children (50 maximum) Grades 3rd-6th “G” rated movie First-come, first-served. 
CYSS child care during your workouts.*
Family Activity and Motivational Exercise
New Fall Sessions! 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: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost: $35 per child per month Registration for October sessions opens September 20. Children must be pre-registered at Parent Central Services, Bldg. 1049, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. September registration opens August 20. 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 â€œNo Schoolâ€? days.
F.A.M.E. Fitness Sessions:
September sessions are held Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. and 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Sessions are held at Melaven Fitness Center at no cost. For class schedules or more information, call 353-9137.
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. Stop by Parent Central Services to place your child in Family Child Care. Bldg. 1049 #2 or call 353-7713.
CYSS OUTREACH SERVICES | BLDG. 1049 #2 | 353-7713
9/25, 1130-1230 School Age Center, Bldg. 4166
9/10, 1830-2030 CDC I, Bldg 4024
Romp and Stomp Playgroup
This Month’s Focus: Art Exploration Mondays and Thursdays, 0930–1130 LFCAC, Bldg. 1044. This activity is a partnership between CYSS and ACS. For more information, call 353-7372.
Parent’s Night Out
9/10, 1745–2045 CDC I, Bldg. 4024 Register and pay by September 3. $15/ child. Snack provided.
Parent’s Day out
9/21, 0900-1300 CDC I, Bldg. 4024 $20/child. Lunch provided. Register and pay by September 13. 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.
Workshops and classes are partnered between ACS and CYSS.
YOUTH SPORTS | BLDG. 1049 #2 | 353-7482
YOUTH SPORTS REGISTRATION Basketball
Open to registered youth 5-14 years old September 2 through October 4 Cost: $55
Open to registered children 3-4 years old September 2 through October 4 Cost: $20
Open to registered youth 5-14 years old September 2 through October 4 Cost: $55
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.
Baby Signs: Sign, Sing, and Play Classes
Thursdays, 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 12 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.
To register, call 353-7713. For information on specific classes, call 353-3220. Please note that times and locations are subject to change.
Sign up for October classes today! Geo Adventure Treasure Hunting
9/14, 1200-1300 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.
Hip Hop Dance
Mondays; 6-11 yr olds: 1715-1815 12-18 yr olds: 1830-1930 $50/student Express yourself through dance. Come and learn the art of hip hop dance.
SKIES Unlimited and the Youth Center 10/10, 1760-1930: Clay Sculpture and Medallions 10/22, 1730-1930: Braiding cord for Jewelry Call the Youth Center for registration and more details. 361-5437.
â€˘ Family Karate All ages- (Parents may also sign up) 2 Classes per week: $65 1 Class per week: $50 Class meets on the following days/times. - Mondays, 1730-1830 - Wednesdays, 1800-1900 - Saturdays, 0930-1030 Parents purchase uniforms. Class fee required for each participant.
Move It, Move It
10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26; 1330-1500 Bldg. 3727 Neely Rd. $60/student (ages 8+) This class will include all materials and supplies that students will need to learn basic wheel work. Space is limited. Parents may participate for a $15 materials fee.
Ballet & Jazz Dance.
Murphy Hall basement,Bldg. 1045 Fee: $45 Encouraging young children to move, shake and wiggle their way to fun! This month features: Wednesdays: 2-5 yr olds: 1100-1145 6-11 yr olds: 1715-1815 12-18 yr olds: 1830-1930 $50/student Express yourself through dance.
Pottery: Open Studio
10/5, 1200-1500 Bldg. 3727, Neely Rd. Find out whatâ€™s happening at SKIESUnlimited and other CYSS facilities. To register for this no cost activity, please call 353-7713.
Wednesdays: 1200-1245 Murphy Hall basement, Bldg. 1045 $45/student (ages 2-5) Explore a variety of science, arts, crafts and cooking activities.
10/12, 10/19, 10/26; 1430-1600 Bldg. 3727 Neely Rd. $40/student (ages 8+) Students are required to have completed Pottery I for participation eligibility. Supplies are provided. Parents may participate for a $10 materials fee.
Ice Skating Class
Fridays (4 sessions). $50/student Ages 3-5:1600-1630 Age 6-18:1645-1715 Children under 6 years old require a helmet (parents must provide). Skate rental is included.
10/12, 10/19, 10/26; 1600-1730 Bldg. 3727 Neely Rd. $20/student (ages 8+) Students are required to have completed Pottery l and Pottery II to use this studio time. *Students under age 11 must be accompanied by an adult.
LFCAC | BLDG. 1044 | 353-7755
Bouncy Hut Night
9/12, 9/24 1700-1930 Ages 4-12, no cost. Two bouncy huts are now available at the LFCAC so now both smaller and bigger children can have their own hut. Parents must be present to supervise their children as child care personnel will not be on hand.
Family Movie Night
9/18, 1730-1930 (dependent on length) Join the LFCAC for a fun night of Family entertainment on a 16’ x 20’ screen. All movies rated G or PG and appropriate for ages 3-10. 9/14, 1300-1500 Come join the LFCAC for our first annual Salsa Making Competition This year’s theme will be “Make it Hot”. We will have 4 categories, All Around Best, Best Spicy, Most Unique, and The People’s Choice. Category winners will receive recognition. Those that wish to enter a Salsa into the competition need to fill out a registration form and drop it by the LFCAC to receive Salsa Making Competition Rules. Even if you don’t wish to enter a Salsa we encourage you to come and enjoy the festivities!
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 WAINDFMWRFMO@us.army.mil
Mixed, Mens, Womens, Youthwe’ll be hosting them all right here at your family fun center. Sign-up via website, Facebook, phone, or just stop by!
Connect and compete with friends and family from bowling centers around the world through the power of social mobile.
SUPERFUN MONTH •9/5 – NATIONAL CHEESE PIZZA DAY! Just $9.00 for a large (8 slices!) cheese pizza…take ‘em home or eat ‘em here.
•9/13 – UNCLE SAM DAY!
Wear your best Patriotic Gear and enjoy Buy One Get One (BOGO) Free Bowling all day. Regular shoe rental rates apply.
•9/18– NATIONAL CHEESEBURGER DAY! Hot off the grill and ready for our Build-Your-Own-Burger
Bar. For the carb conscious, try a Romaine Wrap! Get ‘em all day today…for ONLY $6.00!
•9/21 – OKTOBERFEST!
We’ll tap the seasonal keg, and you enjoy bratwurst, beer and giant soft pretzels while bowling a rent-a-lane $10 per hour special; up to six bowlers. Regular shoe rental rates apply.
LUNCHTIME FUN WITH HEAD-PIN BOWLING!
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.
MOTHERLODE CAFÉ SPECIAL
Smoky BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich served on a Kaiser roll, with pickles, side of country style coleslaw and large fountain drink just $10.00.
DRINK SPECIAL This month’s drink special is the Key Lime Martini.
Enjoy our special Wednesday’s After Work Hungry Hour, 5 to 7 p.m., half-price on select appetizers!
KARAOKE WEDNESDAYS WITH DJ ENFORCER! Over 20 thousand songs to choose from! Every Wednesday from 7-10 p.m. at the Goldrush Lounge!
WINTER HOURS EFFECTIVE 9/15: 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.
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.
GOLD RUSH LOUNGE
MOTHER LODE CAFE M-T Closed W, Th 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 9 p.m. F 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sa 12 to 11 p.m. Su 12 to 8 p.m.
Come celebrate this wonderful breakfast and it’s contributions to American Society.
9/12: Harvest Month
Learn all about this great time of year when crops are harvested.
9/19: International Talk Like a Pirate Day Get ready to say Arrr!
9/26: Banned Book Week
Join us as we enter the Wizarding world of Harry Potter! 
POST LIBRARY | BLDG. 3700 | 353-2642
STORY TIME Thursdays, 1600 9/5: National Waffle Week
NUGGET LANES BOWLING CENTER | BLDG. 3702 | 353-2654
WINTER LEAGUE SIGN-UP 1-14 SEPT!
OUTDOOR RECREATION CENTER | BLDG. 4050 | 361-6349
Family Archery 9/1, 1000-1400 Fee: $15
Chena River Float
9/7, 1000-1400 Fee: $15 No previous experience is necessary we provide the equipment and the know how to get you paddling in no time. Don’t forget to bring a snack and something to drink….and of course your camera!!
Wickersham Dome Hike
9/8, 1000-1700 Fee: $15 Summer is starting to come to a close so don’t miss your chance to get one last hike in before the snow arrives! Breath taking views so don’t forget your camera! Transportation provided. Pack a lunch, snacks and drinks.
Chena Hot Spring Hike & Soak
9/14, 0900-1700 Fee: $20 We will start out with a leisurely hike, take a break for lunch and then enjoy a relaxing soak in the hot spring. Kids are welcome to attend just know that only adults 18 and over can go in the outdoor rock pool.
Stiles Creek ATV Run 9/14, 0800 Fee: $75 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. An ATV Safety Course is required prior to the departure date!
9/15, 0900-1700 Fee: $15 Come on a day trip to one of the nearby climbing 
sites to try your hand on some real rock! Outdoor recreation provides all climbing equipment including helmets, harnesses, shoes, ropes, belay devices, and carabiners. Be sure to pack your own lunch, snacks, and drinks and be prepared for a fun day on the rocks! No previous experience necessary.
9/20-23, 1000 departure on the 20th. Fee: $75 Adult, $50 Youth (15 and under). AGES: 7+ w/Adult An Alaska State Fishing License is required! The Clearwater River outside of Delta Junction is one of the clearest streams in the interior. By the middle of September the Coho runs come in strong and will continue into late October. The exact time of the run is not predictable, but generally occurs in mid to late September. Meet our boats at the Clearwater Boat Launch. Clearwater Lodge is available nearby. Food and lodging at the customer’s expense.
Alaska Range Hike
9/21, 0700-1900 Fee: $15 Journey to the magnificent Alaska Range with ODR this summer! This day hike will take us into the high country in the mountains where we will see glaciers, soaring mountains and amazing vistas. Don’t forget the camera on this trip, as wildlife abounds in this area too! Pack some water, snacks, lunch and an extra pair of shoes (old sneakers are great!) to cross the river in. This trip will be one to remember!
Gulkana Glacier Hike 9/22, 0700-1900 Fee: $15 Spend a day with us as we head to the Alaska Range and hike to the fantastic
Gulkana Glacier. Nothing makes an Alaskan adventure complete like standing on these giant rivers of ice surrounded by jagged mountain peaks. Bring a lunch, snacks, and something to drink. This trip is sure to be an amazing experience. Oh and don’t forget to bring a camera, you are guaranteed to get some great pictures!
Table Top Mountain Hike 9/28, 0800-1800 Fee: $15 Get out of town for the day to enjoy a beautiful hike on Table Top Mountain. Don’t forget to bring your lunch, water and of course your camera!!!
This will be an easy trail that both kids and parents can enjoy. Bring a lunch, water, and a sense of adventure.
OCTOBER TRIPS Family Archery 10/5, 1300-1600 Fee: $5
Stiles Creek ATV Run 10/5, 0800 Fee: $75
Alaska Range 10/12, 0700-1900 Fee: $20
Chena Hot Springs Lunch & Soak 10/12, 0800 Fee: $50
Wickersham Dome 10/19, 0900-1700 Fee: $20
Geocaching in the Fairbanks Region 10/19, 10/26; 1300 Fee: $3
WITW Chena Hot Springs Hike & Soak 10/26, 0900-1700 Fee: $25
Normal fees apply for rounds of skeet.
FAMILY FUN SHOOT 9/15, 1200-1700 ANNIE OAKLEY SHOOT 9/28, 1200-1700
*Days and events are subject to change, weather pending.
This will be just in time to get your vehicle ready for winter! WINTERIZATION SERVICE Rent a bay and do the work yourself with instruction from our qualified staff or set up an appointment for us do it for you. Winterization service Prices $300-$350 
AUTO SKILLS CENTER | BLDG. 3730 | 353-7436
The Auto Skills Center is scheduled to reopen with all new lift bays on September 7, 2013.
FISCHER SKEET RANGE | BLDG. 1171 | 353-7869
5 STAND SATURDAYS: 1200-1700
All classes are held at the PFC.
Hour of Power: Group Strength Tuesdays & Thursdays 12–1245
Mondays and Wednesdays: 1700-1800
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 1200 Tuesdays & Thursdays 0630 and 1700 Saturdays 1000
SWIM LESSONS Level 2:
Saturdays only, 9/26-10/19 Thurs: 1745-1830 Sat: 1145-1230 No minimum age, child must be able to stand in 3.5 feet and be independent enough to follow instructions with 5 other children from one instructor. 8 lessons: $25/student. Limited to 6 students. Students must pass a swim test prior to being allowed to register for this class. Registration: 9/19 -9/26 or until class is full. Registration is conducted at PFC, on a firstcome-first serve basis. All swim lessons are held at the Melaven Swim Center, Bldg. 3452.
Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays: 1815
POST FITNESS CENTER
ICE RINK Effective September 20, 2013
OPEN RECREATIONAL ICE SKATING • Friday........................................................................5:30 - 7:45 p.m. • Saturday, Sunday, Holidays, School Breaks............1:30 - 4 p.m. • Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day........ CLOSED
LUNCH HOUR SKATING
(Authorized DoD ID cardholders/ No guests)
• Sunday............................................................................4:15 - 6 p.m. • Fee.............................................................$3.50 daily, goalies free
PFC &M elaven
EFFECTIVE September 23, 2013
Physical Fitness Center (PFC) • 353 - 7223
Facility Hours of Operation Monday - Friday ......................................... 5:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday ........................................... 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Melaven Gym • 353 - 1994
Facility Hours of Operation Monday - Friday ................................................... 5 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday ........................................................ 11:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday ............................................................................ CLOSED
Swim Center • 353 - 1995
($1.50 skating fee plus skate rental)
• Monday and Wednesday 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m......... Open Skate • Tuesday and Thursday 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m...............Stick Hockey • Holiday and School Breaks...........................................CANCELLED
PHYSICAL FITNESS CENTER | BLDG. 3709 | 353-7223
GROUP FITNESS CLASSES
Facility Hours of Operation Tuesday - Friday ........................................... 5:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. .................................................................... 11:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday(Lap Swim/Lessons Only) ..... 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Open Swim ............................ 12:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday & Monday .......................................................... CLOSED
FT WAINWRIGHT BETTER OPPORTUNITY FOR SINGLE SOLDIERS
GET INVOLVED TODAY Open to all Single Soldiers, OfÞcers or Enlisted!
QUALITY OF LIFE
RECREATION AND LEISURE
BOSS OFFICE BLDG 1555 ROOM 105b 907.353.7648
TO STAY UP TO DATE ON EVENTS, VOLUNTEERING, AND ALL THINGS BOSS: facebook.com/FortWainwrightBOSS
SOLDIERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING
353-6610 For a free ride home.
Brought to you by Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers.
(including training holidays)
THE BUBBLY BREW Conveniently located at:
The Last Frontier Community Activity Center Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 7 a.m. â€“ 3 p.m. TEL: 356.2020
Military & Family Life Consultants
Confidential Assistance for short time problem resolution: marriage/relationship stress, anxiety, depression, grief, and other daily life issues. 
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).
CHENA BEND GOLF COURSE | BLDG. 2092 | 353-6223
Chena Bend Golf Course **September Hours of Operation** Sept 1-2: 8AM - 8PM daily Sept 3-30: 9AM - 6PM daily Golf Instruction
Learn how to golf the right way. Call the golf shop at 353-6223 and schedule an appointment. You wonâ€™t be disappointed.
Group Golf/Special Events
Contact the Golf Course and let us make your event or special function memorable. Contact the Golf Shop and we will schedule your t-times so that you can play as a group.
***NEW HOURS OF OPERATION***
September Hours of Operation: Monday-Sunday: 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. Chena Bend Golf Course, Bldg. 2092 Call in orders: 353-6147 www.dwgrill.com 
* Limited Hours
Labor Day Holiday Hours Training Holiday Friday 8/30
** Verified Duty
FACILITY Army Community Services (ACS) Automotive Skills Center Birch Hill Ski & Snowboard Area Chena Bend Golf Course CYSS Parent Central Services CDC I CDC II Family Child Care Fischer Skeet Range Family and MWR Administration Last Frontier Community Activity Center Melaven Physical Fitness Center Melaven Pool Nugget Lanes Bowling Center Outdoor Recreation Center Physical Fitness Center (PFC) PFC Ice Rink Post Library School Age Center Youth Center Youth Sports & Fitness SKIES Unlimited EDGE Programs The Warrior Zone
Federal Holiday Monday 9/2
Closed Closed Closed 0700-2030 Closed **Open for verified duty only Closed Closed 1730-2100 0800-1700 0800-2100 1100-1900 1100-1900 1100-0100 1000-1800 0800-2000 Closed 1000-1800 **Open for verified duty only 1400-2000 Closed Closed Closed 1600-0100
Closed Closed Closed 0800-2000 Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 1300-1700 Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 1600-2300
NO SCHOOL: Sept 2 (Labor Day Holiday) Sept 30 (Professional Development Day) 
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.
PRESCHOOL CHILD FIND DEVELOPMENTAL SCREENINGS For children ages 3-5
Preschool Child Find is a FREE program offered by the FNSB school district. An evaluator will work with your child ages 3-5 to identify their individual needs prior to entering school. A comprehensive developmental screening will be conducted to determine what resources are needed and available for your child to have a fun and successful school experience. If you feel your child could benefit from a screening please call 452-2000 ext 445 or the Fort Wainwright EFMP program at 353-4243 or 353-4460.
For a complete list of ACS classes and workshops, visit www.calendarwiz. com/ftwainwrightfmwr or call 353-4227.
SOLDIER AND FAMILY ASSISTANCE CENTER IS NOW SERVING ALL IDES/MEB SOLDIERS
On-site services include: - Army Career and Alumni Counselor, 353-4339 - Information, Referral and Follow-Up, 353-5878/5879 - VA Vocational, Rehabilitation and Employment Counselor, 353-4335 - Computer lab, fax, digital sender and copy machine For more information, stop by or call 353-5878/5879. After hour appointments are available by appointment.
VETERANS BENEFITS Tuesdays, 1000; Thursdays, 1300 Building 3414, Rhineland Ave.
Instructor Tom Hutto, VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Counselor, will lead the session. For more information, call 353-4335.
SURVIVOR OUTREACH SERVICES PARKING To honor and recognize the sacrifice of Family members who have lost a loved one in military service, there are designated reserved parking for Families of the Fallen throughout the garrison.
ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICE | BLDG. 3401 | 353-4227
NEWCOMERS ORIENTATION & INFORMATION FAIR 9/11 & 9/25: 0830-1600 LFCAC, Building 1044
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12. Melaven Physical Fitness Center 13. Murphy Hall, NAF Civilian Personnel 14. Soldier Family Assistance Center (SFAC) 15. Holiday Inn Express 16. Nugget Lanes Bowling Center 17. Outdoor Recreation Center (ORC) 18. Physical Fitness Center (PFC) 19. School Age Center (SAC) 20. Warrior Zone 21. Youth Center
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, Youth Sports, FCC 9. Fischer Skeet Range 10. Last Frontier Community Activity Center (LFCAC) 11. Library
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Fort Wainwright Family and MWR Facilities
ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICE Bldg. 3401, p 353-4227 M-Th 0730-1630 Fr-Sa-Su Closed 3 AUTOMOTIVE SKILLS CENTER Bldg. 3730, p 353-7436 Effective: Sept 7, 2013 M 1130-2030 T-W Closed Th-F 1130-2030 Sa 0900-1730 Su 1130-2030 Tow Service (24/7): 590-1716 4 BIRCH HILL SKI & SNOWBOARD AREA Closed for the season. 5 CHENA BEND GOLF COURSE Bldg. 2092, p 353-6223 Sept 1-2: 0800-2000 Effective: Sept 3, 2013 M-Su 0900-1800 DW GRILL, p 353-6147 M-S 0700-1600. 6 CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER I (CDC I) Bldg. 4024, p 361-4190 M-F 0600-1800 Sa-Su Closed 7 CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER II (CDC II) Bldg 4176, p 361-9056 CLOSED FOR REPAIRS. 8 CYSS PARENT CENTRAL SERVICES Bldg. 1049 #2 p 353-7713/7826 M-F 0800-1700 W 0800-1800 Sa, Su Closed
9 FISCHER SKEET RANGE Bldg. 1171, p 353-7869 F 1730-2100 Sa-Su 1200-1700 10 LAST FRONTIER COMMUNITY ACTIVITY CENTER (LFCAC) Bldg. 1044, p 353-7755 M-Th 0800-2000 F 0800-2100 Sa 1300-2100 Su Closed LASER TAG: Th 1500-1900 F 1500-2000 Sa 1300-2000 Su Closed BUBBLY BREW M-F 0700-1500 11 LIBRARY Bldg. 3700, p 353-2642 T-Th 1000-1800 Fr, Sa, Su, M Closed 12 MELAVEN PHYSICAL FITNESS CENTER Bldg. 3452, p 353-1994 M-F 0500-1930 Sa 1200-1700 Su Closed MELAVEN SWIM CENTER Bldg. 3452, p 353-1994 *Sept 1- 21st: T - Th 0530-0800 1100-1400 Sa 1130-1700 Su, M Closed *Look for New Winter Hours coming Sept 23rd. 13 NAF CIVILIAN PERSONNEL Bldg. 1045, p 353-6356 M-F 0730-1130 1230-1600 Sat, Su Closed
16 NUGGET LANES BOWLING CENTER Bldg. 3702, p 353-2654 W, Th 1100-2200 F 1100-0100 Sa 1400-0100 Su 1400-2100 GOLD RUSH LOUNGE M-T Closed W-Th 1700-2200 F-Sa 1500-0100 Su 1500-2100 MOTHER LODE CAFE M-T Closed W 1100-1400 1600-2100 Th 1100-1400; 1700-2000 F 1100-2300 Sa 1200-2300 Su 1200-2000 17 OUTDOOR RECREATION CENTER (ORC) Bldg. 4050, p 361-6349 Th, F, M 1000-1800 Sa 1000-1500 Su 1200-1800 Tu, W: Closed 18 PHYSICAL FITNESS CENTER (PFC) Bldg. 3709, p 353-7223 Effective: Sept 9, 2013 M-F 0530-2130 Sa, Su 0900-1900 PFC ICE RINK Bldg. 3709, p 353-7223 Effective: Sept 20, 2013 M -Th 1130 -1300 F 1730-1945 Sa-Su 1330-1600 Su 1615-1800 13 PRIVATE ORGANIZATION ADVISOR Bldg. 1045, p 353-7740 M-F 0800-1700 Sa, Su Closed
SCHOOL AGE CENTER (SAC) Bldg. 4166, p 361-7394 M-F 0600-1800 Sa-Su Closed 14 SOLDIER FAMILY ASSISTANCE CENTER (SFAC) Bldg. 3414, p 353-7322 M-F 0730-1630 Sa, Su Closed 13 SCHOOL SUPPORT SERVICES Bldg. 1045, Rm. 27 p 353-9377 M-F 0900-1800 Sa-Su Closed 13 UNIT FUNDS Bldg. 1045, p 353-7765 M-F 0800-1700 Sa-Su Closed 20 WARRIOR ZONE Bldg. 3205, p 353-1087 GAMING M-Th 1600-2300 F-Sa 1600-0100 Su 1300-2100 SPORTS BAR M-Th 1700-2230 F-Sa 1630-1230 Su 1300-2000 21 YOUTH CENTER Bldg. 4109, p 361-5437 M-Th 1400-2000 F-Sa 1400-2200 Su Closed \
YOUTH SPORTS Bldg. 1049 #2 p 353-7482 M-F 0900-1700 Sa, Su Closed
FAMILY AND MWR FACILITIES HOURS OF OPERATION
MARK YOUR CALENDARS:
OCT 25TH: HALLOWEEN DANCE YOUTH CENTER
OCT 26TH: SPOOKTACULAR NUGGET LANES BOWLING CENTER
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