VOL. 3, ISSUE 8 | JUNE 2012
WWW.FTWAINWRIGHTFMWR.COM | Directorate of Family & Morale, Welfare & Recreation
BEAR N E C E S S I T I E S
USAG: FORT WAINWRIGHT
Don’t miss the Family and MWR Freedom Fest at Fort Wainwright June 29-30! Open to the community.
June 29 MMA Cage Fights w/live band at the Carlson Center, 7 p.m. Shuttle service from FWA will be provided. Follow us on Facebook for the latest information.
June 30 All day festivities include: -Freedom Ride for Awareness, 9 a.m. And then join us at the Alert Holding Area (AHA), Bldg. 2116 for: -5k Fun Run, 11:30 a.m. -Battle of the Bands, 1–10 p.m. -Kids Carnival, 1–10 p.m. For details, call 353-6043.
Sponsored in part by: Fairbanks Orthodontic Group Construction Machinery Industrial Doyon, Limited Glow Putt Alaska Kendall Auto of Fairbanks Laborers’ Local 942 MAC FCU
Stanley Nissan USAA Insurance Usibelli Coal Mine Slayden Plumbing and Heating JL Properties Birchwood Homes Watterson Construction Doyon Utilities
The Outpost TriWest Healthcare Alliance Chevrolet of Fairbanks American Legion Post 57 Veterans of Foreign Wars VFW Odom Corp No U.S. Army endorsement implied.
THE WARRIOR ZONE BLDG. 3205, 353-1087 Events are open to DoD card holders ages 18+ The Warrior Zone will be closed June 30 in celebration of Freedom Fest. Everyone is encouraged to attend.
June 23, 6 p.m. Prizes are awarded to 1st and 2nd place winners. Tournament is free however players will have to pay for the dartboard (not in excess of $3).
June 2, 6 p.m. Prizes are awarded to 1st and 2nd place winners.
Welcome Home and Summer Kick-Off Party
Texas Hold ‘Em June 9, 6 p.m. Prizes are awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners.
SOLDIERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING
June 16, 4–11 p.m. Complimentary food from the grill while it lasts. Festivities include horse shoes, volleyball, music, drink specials, and much more.
Weekend Hours: Friday and Saturday 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. Training Holiday Weekend Hours: Thursday through Sunday 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.
For a free ride home.
Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (B.O.S.S.) meetings are held every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at 1:30 p.m. in the Warrior Zone. For more information, call 353-7648.
No U.S. Army endorsement implied.
FISCHER SKEET RANGE BLDG. 1172, 353-7869
*Days and events are subject to change, weather pending * The Fischer Skeet Range will be closed June 30 in celebration of Freedom Fest. Everyone is encouraged to attend.
Events: Early bird Shoot June 6, 9 a.m. - 5 stand - Skeet - Shooting Games
Father’s Shoot June 17, 12– 5 p.m. First round of skeet for Dad is free 3
NUGGET LANES BOWLING CENTER BLDG. 3702, 353-2654
Hello Summer & Hello Fun! We’re kicking off the 2012 Kids Bowl Free – KBF - Program this month. Stop by for registration information 8 week KBF bag and ball leagues are happening all summer!
Cosmic Bowl: Stylish Cosmic Bowling is a non-stop, highfiving, total sensory overload, and an unforgettably good time! Friday & Saturday nights from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Summer Fun League Registration June 4 – 8 Get your team together for The Summer Fun League: 10-weeks, Thursday nights beginning June 20. Sign-up by phone, onsite, or via Facebook!
Flag Day June 14 Get your USA pride on with Buy One, Get One Free BOGO Bowl all day for everyone sporting their favorite national flag fashion statement!
Father’s Day Bowling Brunch June 17 Enjoy a guy’s favorites buffet-style brunch for just $9. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. with FREE bowling for Dad all day!
Lunchtime Fun with Head-Pin Bowling! This month the Motherlode Café lunch special is our fabulous fish taco served with black bean & roasted corn salsa and large fountain drink for $7.50. Let us serve your lunch lane side while you try your skill at striking a frame with a colored head-pin and winning a free game! $2.50 per game, shoes included! Now available Mon – Fri, 1130 – 1330.
CHENA BEND GOLF COURSE
Scan for prices and fees
BLDG. 2092, 353-6223
Driving Range: 24/7
Regular Season Hours: M-Th: 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. F-Su 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. *Rental equipment must be turned in by 10 p.m.
Midnight Sun Golf Tournament
Cost: $50/person + green fees Price includes commemorative shirt, banquet, beverages, and golf car. Four person blind draw or pick your own team (not eligible for team prizes).
Discounted driving range keys available
Beginning Ladies Short Game Clinic Cost: $50 June 4 & 5, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Beginning Men’s Clinic Cost: $50 June 13 & 14, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Mens Clinic Intermediate/ Advanced Short Game Cost: $30 June 6, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Beginners Ladies Clinic Cost: $50 June 21 & 22, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Intermediate/ Advanced Ladies Short Game Clinic Cost: $30 June 7, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Kid’s Clinic Cost: $80 June 26-29, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
LAST FRONTIER COMMUNITY ACTIVITY CENTER BLDG. 1044, 353-7755
Bouncy Hut Night
Family Movie Night
June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 3 – 5 p.m. The club will provide an informal setting for those who love the game to meet, play and discuss strategies while getting to know others that have an interest in chess as well.
June 21, 5 – 7:30 p.m. Children ages 4-12. Parents must be present to supervise their children. The playground area will also be available.
June 7, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. (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. 5
OUTDOOR RECREATION CENTER BLDG. 4050, 361-6349
ATV Safety Class June 3, 10 1300 Fee: No cost Age: 18+ This course is required for any of the ATV programs we will be running this summer. *Currently offered for participants signed up for ORC ATV trips only.
Boater Safety June 2, 16, 30 1300 Fee: No cost Learn the basics of Alaska boating. A Boater Safety Card is issued at the completion of the course and is valid for four years. Card is required to rent watercraft from the ORC.
Family ½ Day Float June 17 1300 Fee: $5 Get the whole family out as we enjoy a few hours floating on the Chena River. Calm water, wildlife and warm summer temperatures make this a great trip. No experience needed and all ages are welcome!
Evening Boat Rides
Family Rock Climbing
June 14, 29 1730 Fee: No cost Ride along the Chena River and enjoy nature, spot wildlife, and simply relax. Whether you’re new to Fairbanks or a sourdough, this trip is for you!
June 16 0900 Fee: $10 Come along and try your hand at climbing real rock north of Fairbanks! Bring your family out as we spend the day enjoying the fresh air and challenge of rock climbing. Be sure to bring water, snacks, lunch and active clothing. No experience necessary.
WIW Chena Float June 2 0900 Fee: $10 Join us for our first Women Only trip of the summer season. Our float will take us down the Chena River, from Noale Road right back to the ORC. Learn the skills you would need for your own adventure or simply relax and take it the suns warm rays. Bring water and a lunch; we’ll bring the canoes and kayaks!
Quartz Creek ATV Day Trip June 9 0800 Fee: $75 Venture out to the White Mountains. ATV’s, helmets, and transportation are provided. Bring a lunch, goggles, gloves, over the ankle boots, drink and snacks for the trail, daypack with bungee cord to strap to the ATV. An ATV Safety Course is required prior to the departure date. If you need equipment call 361-4089/2652.
College Glacier Overnight Hike June 23-24 0700 Fee: $50 Surround yourself with the awesome power of Alaska’s mountains camping overnight at the foot of College Glacier. Transportation, backpacks, camping gear and food are provided.
Alaska Range Mountain Hike June 30, 7 a.m. Cost: $10 This day hike will take you into the mountains where you will see glaciers, soaring mountains and amazing vistas. Bring water, snacks, lunch and your camera.
> ORC next month < Gulkana Glacier Day Hike Rock Climbing Swede Lake ATV Trip WIW Mountain Hike Evening Boat Rides Boater Safety Pinnell Mt. Trail Backpacking Family Rock Climbing
July 7, 0700 July 8, 0900 July 13-15, 0800 July 14, 0700 July 19, 20, 1730 July 21, 1300 July 20-22, 0800 July 28, 0900
Fee: $20 Fee: $10 Fee: $175 Fee: $10 Fee: No cost Fee: No cost Fee: $75 Fee: $10
THE POST LIBRARY BLDG. 3700, 353-2642
Coming soon... Reading is Delicious: Healthy Home, Healthy You! Bring all your cereal boxes, bags, wrappers, etc. to the Library for the Reading is Delicious art installation at the end of the month.
United Through Reading Mondays and Thursdays 4–6 p.m. United Through Reading helps ease the stress of separation for military families by having Soldiers read children’s books aloud via DVD for their child to watch at home.
Blade The Library provides tutoring by appointment for college-level papers and entry-level math. M-Th 4-6 p.m. Call 353-4137 to schedule an appointment.
Story Hour & Crafts: Fridays at 4 p.m. June 1 Richard Scarry
Read some of beloved author Richard Scarry’s stories and make some page muncher bookmarks!
June 8 World Oceans Day Celebrate World Oceans Day with stories about our planet’s beautiful waters and make an “ocean in a bottle” craft!
June 15 Family History Day Make an “About Me” poster and read stories about family.
June 22 Reading is Delicious This day marks the beginning of the Summer Reading Program kick-off with waffle building! Register today and receive an extra ticket for the grand prize at the end of our reading adventures.
June 29 Reading is Delicious continues This creation will show us how much garbage we really produce and consume.
PHYSICAL FITNESS CENTER BLDG. 3709, 353-7223
Summer Fitness Classes
Hour of Power: Group Strength Tuesdays & Thursdays: 12 – 12:45 p.m.
Boot Camp: Strength & Cardio Wednesdays: 5 – 6 p.m.
Group Cycling Mondays & Wednesdays: 12 p.m. Tuesdays: 6:30 a.m. & 5 p.m. Thursdays: 6:30 a.m. & 4 p.m.
Zumba Mondays & Thursdays: 6 p.m. Saturdays: 1 p.m. Zumba classes are $7 each or purchase a 10 punch class card for $70 and receive the 11th class at no cost.
Melaven Pool Swim Lessons
Level 1: Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:45-11:30 a.m., 22 May – 14 June 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: $25.00. Limited to 6 students.
Level 2: Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:45-11:30 a.m., 22 May – 14 June 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: $25.00. Limited to 6 students.
Level 1: Wednesdays & Fridays 10:45-11:30 a.m., 23 May – 15 June 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: $25.00. Limited to 6 students.
Level 2: Wednesdays & Fridays 10:45-11:30 a.m., 23 May – 15 June 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: $25.00. Limited to 6 students. Registration period: 15 - 23 May or until class is full. All swim lessons are held at Melaven Gym. For more information, call 353-1999.
AHA Parking Lot June 30, noon Registration begins 11:30 a.m. First 100 participants receive t-shirts. For info, call 353-7223.
Sponsored in part by:
No U.S. Army endorsement implied.
AUTO SKILLS CENTER
BBQ June 23, 12 â€“ 5 p.m.
Join the staff from NAPA Parts and the Auto Skills Center for a summertime barbeque. Get a free car wash while you are here. There will also be free brake inspections by qualified mechanics. Donâ€™t miss the food, fun, and prizes. Grand prize will be a camo painted full-sized tool box. Sponsored in part by:
No U.S. Army endorsement implied.
CYSS OUTREACH SERVICES BLDG. 1049 #2, 353-7713
> WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES <
For more information, call 353-7713. Workshops and Classes are a partnership with ACS and CYSS.
Emotion Coaching June 8, 15 12–12:45 p.m. LFCAC, Bldg. 1044 Free childcare is offered to those that pre-register at 353-7713. This workshop provides an in-depth look at the process of Emotion Coaching. It assists parents and caregivers in helping children understand and deal with their emotions in healthy ways.
Community CPR/ First Aid Class
Romp and Stomp Playgroup
June 16, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. YS, Bldg. 4109 This program is a partnership with ACS and CYSS.
This Month’s Focus The Great Outdoors Mondays and Thursdays, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. LFCAC, Bldg. 1044. For more information, call 353-7372.
Lean, Mean, Cooking Teens 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. YS, Bldg. 4109 Free cooking classes for teens 7-12th grade. Call 353-7713 to register! Schedule: 6/2- Breakfasts 6/9- Lunches 6/16- Snacks and Baking 6/23- Dinners
Parent’s Night Out June 12: 5:45 – 8:45 p.m., CDC I, Building 4024. Register and pay by June 4. $12 per child. Snack provided.
Parent’s Day Out June 16. Register and pay by June 9. Three sessions: > 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. $16 per child, lunch provided (11:30 a.m.) > 1 – 5 p.m. $16 per child, snack provided (3 p.m.) > 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. $32 per child, lunch and snack provided.
Care will be provided at the Child Development Center I, Bldg. 4024. All children must be registered with CYSS to receive services. For more information call 353-7713. Army Family Covenant benefits are available for Families of Deployed Soldiers, Wounded Soldiers or Fallen Soldiers.
For more information, call 353-7713
*Tae Kwon Do classes have been cancelled through August 1 SKIES Exploration Location Building 1045, $45 2-5 yrs, Wed 1030-1115 2-5 yrs, Wed 1130-1215 2-5 yrs, Sat 1130-1215 Enjoy a variety of art, cooking, and science activities.
Let’s Move It, Move It Location Building 1045, $45 2-5 yrs, Wed 1300-1345 2-5 yrs, Sat 1030-1115 This is a movement and physical activity class that will encourage your young child to move, shake and wiggle their way to fun!
Karate (Classes will meet twice a week in building 1045) Cost is $60 per month 4 yrs, Wed/Sat 1030-1100 5-12 yrs, Wed 1530-1630 and Sat 1130-1230 13-18 yrs, Wed 1630-1730 and Sat 1230-1330
Crazy Quilts Location Building 1045, $45 10-18 yrs, July 23-27th 1600-1900 Students will learn to make 2 wall quilts and a pot holder in this class. Can be a parent and teen class. Please note that times and locations are subject to change.
Interested in becoming an Army Family Child Care Provider? New provider briefing: First Wednesday of every month 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Bldg. 1049 #1
• Obtain Children off our CYS list. • FREE training/Career Opportunities/ transfers to your next installation. • Stay at Home and receive an income up to $4,500 or more. • Become a member of our Provider support group. • We help provide the materials to set up your home For info, call 353-6266/9544.
Register today for June Programs!
The EDGE! Program offers out of school opportunities for children and youth ages 6 to 18 to experience, develop, grow and excel by participating in adventure, art, fitness and life skill activities. Enrollment deadline for next monthâ€™s programs is June 23. Participants must be registered with CYS Services. For more information, call 361-9897. To register, stop by Parent Central Services Bldg. 1049 #2 in person or by phone at 353-7713.
Youth (Ages 11 to 18) No charge. Watercolor: Wednesdays, July 11, 18, and 25 in the basement of Murphy Hall from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Experience the world of watercolors and create your masterpiece.
Archery: Monday, July 23 at Outdoor Recreation Center (ORC) from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Improve your aim and get ready to reach the target with the assistance of the ORC staff.
Kayaking (1 to 3 p.m.): Monday, July 30 at Outdoor Recreation Center (ORC) from 1 to 3 p.m. Enjoy the great outdoors as we kayak on the Chena River.
Kayaking (4 to 6 p.m.): Monday, July 30 at Outdoor Recreation Center (ORC) from 4 to 6 p.m. Enjoy the great outdoors as we kayak on the Chena River. Ultimate Frisbee: Thursdays, July 12, 19, and 26 at PFC field from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Get some exercise and play a game with friends.
Child (Ages 6 to 10) Picnic Games: Tuesdays, July 10, 17, 24 and 31 at the PFC from 2 to 4 p.m. $20 Gain a creative edge of fun and exciting picnic games to enjoy this summer. Enroll deadline of July programs is June 22. Participants must be registered with CYS Services. For more information, call 361-4391 or register at Parent Central Services, Bldg. 1049 #2 in person or by phone at 353-7713.
> Hired! Apprenticeship Program < It’s not too late to be HIRED! this summer! 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 per week for 12 weeks • Additional options and requirements may be offered during the Summer Term • Apprentices may complete up to 2 terms per year for 3 consecutive years
Application deadline for fall term (July 30 – October 20) is June 29. For more information, call the MWR Partnership Specialist at 361-9897.
YOUTH SERVICES BLDG. 4109, 361-5437
Participants must be registered youth in 6th - 12 grade.
UAF Tour June 6, 1–5 p.m. Youth Center Join us for a guided walking tour of UAF. The tour will let you see the whole campus in action. Tour classrooms, the Student Rec Complex, science buildings, West Ridge and the Wood Center. Talk to students, staff and faculty about life at UAF. We will meet up at the Youth Center, then take a bus to UAF and back. You must be registered with CYSS submit a signed permission slip to ride the bus.
Summer Field Trips No cost. Participants will leave from the Youth Center at 1:30 p.m. Permission slips are required. Bowling: > 1st and 3rd Tuesday Driving range > 2nd and 3rd Tuesdays Disc Golf > Every Wednesday Swimming at Melaven > Every Thursday Check for special trips in June on Facebook!
YOUTH SPORTS BLDG. 4109, 353-353-7482
Sports Leagues Outdoor Soccer Flag Football Flag Football Cheerleading Basketball Basketball Cheerleading
Ages Reg. Dates Parentâ€™s Meeting 5-18 5-21-6-29 7/11 5-18 5/21-6/29 7/12 5-18 5/21-6/29 7/12 5-18 8/13-9/28 10/3-10/9 5-18 8/13-9/28 10/3-10/9
Season 7/16-9/8 7/16-9/8 7/16-9/8 12/8 12/8
Cost $40 $40 $40 $40 $40
Developmental Sports Developmental Soccer Developmental Basketball
Ages 3-4 3-4
Reg. Dates 5/21-6-29 8/13-9-28
Session 7/23-8/30 10/15-11/29
Cost $20 $20
Ages 5-18 5-18 11-18 5-18
Reg. Dates 6/1-6-22 6/1-7/20 4/16-7/27 7/2-8/3
Dates 6/25-6/28 7/30-8/2 7/30-8/3 8/6-8/9
Cost $30 $30 $20- $58 $30
Ages 11-16 11-18 8-15
Reg. Dates 6/4-6/29 6/4-7/13 7/2-8/10
Dates 7/3, 10, & 17 7/20 9/15
Cost Fishing FREE FREE FREE
Soccer Camp Golf Camp Wacky Olympics Basketball Camp
Activities Geocache Hike Punt, Pass & Kick
ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICE BLDG. 3401, 353-4223
All ACS classes are held in the training room of building 3401 unless otherwise noted. They are offered at no cost. Advance registration is required. Class may be cancelled if minimum of 5 participants is not met. Limited childcare is available for class participants and ACS volunteers. Please call 361.9065 to register your child. For a complete list of ACS classes and workshops, visit www. calendarwiz.com/ftwainwrightfmwr or call 353-4227.
Financial Readiness Training for First Term Soldiers June 6, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Post Library, Bldg. 3700 This class is Department of Army-mandated training for first term Soldiers at their first permanent duty station. Topics covered include principles of personal finance, banking, credit reports and using credit wisely, saving and investing, setting goals and developing a spending plan, getting insurance, making large purchases, and consumer awareness. Call 353-7438 to register.
Newcomers Orientation & Information Fair June 13, 27, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 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. For more information, call 353-7908.
Spring into Summer June 28, 6 to 8 p.m. LFCAC, Building 1044 For new arrivals to the installation or those who are experiencing their first spring and/or summer at Fort Wainwright.
Located at: The Chena Bend Golf Course, Bldg. 2092 Friday through Tuesday: 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Wednesday & Thursday: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. 353-6147
Don’t miss these places to dine here at Fort Wainwright!
THE BUBBLY BREW
Located at: The LFCAC, Bldg .1044 Monday through Friday: 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. 356-2020
> YS summer camp <
Registered youth in grades 6th though 12th grade.
June 4-June 8: Alaskan Adventures with Outdoor Recreation Center Participants will 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! “Action Shots” photo and video exhibit on Friday for family and friends.
June 11-June 15: The Artist Within Participants will get creative with tye-dye,
jewelry making, mosaicwork, stained glass, and more! Take a field trip to see artists in action! On Friday, youth will showcase their creativity with a fashion show and art gallery for families and friends.
June 18-June 22: Robots Rock!— Lego Mindstorm robotics
June 25-June 29: Get Up and Move Participants will 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!
Participants will use Lego Mindstorm robotics to build robots and complete a mission. Families can attend a Friday night showdown between teams!
Costs: Cat I Cat II Cat III Cat IV Cat V Cat VI Cat VII Cat VII Cat IX $20 $31 $38 $44 $51 $55 $56 $57 $58 Lunch and snack is included in the camps. For more information, call 361-5437.
General Camp Information Camp days and time are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Participants will meet at the Youth Center. Field trips are subject to change due to weather, availability, age appropriateness, and staffing.
> SAC summer camp <
Open to registered children in grades K-5.
May 29– June 1
June 11 – June 15
The sport focus will be Archery. The field trips for the week will be Regal Cinema, Chena Lakes Fishing, Swimming, & UAF Museum. Kindergartners will be going to Gold Dredge #8 and Denali School Playground.
The sport focus will be Volleyball. The field trips for the week will be Rafting, Pioneer Park, Swimming, Regal Cinema, Gold Dredge #8, Pedro’s Mine. Kindergartners will be going Boating to hunt for the Beaver Dams and other wildlife.
June 4– June 8 The sport focus will be Basketball. The field trips for the week will be Gold Dredge # 8, Pedro’s Mine, Chena Lakes Fishing. Kindergartners will be going to Gold Dredge #8 & Denali School Playground.
June 18 – June 22 The sport focus will be Cycling. The field trips for the week will be Rafting, Pioneer Park, Regal Cinema, Swimming, & UAF Museum. Kindergartners will be going to Pioneer Park for outdoor
activities and ride the train. Olympic Day will take place on Friday at the SAC Building.
June 25 – June 29 The sport focus will be Cycling. The field trips for the week will be Creamer’s Field Hiking, Pioneer Park, Boating, & Glow Putt. Kindergartners will be going to Denali School Playground for outdoor activities and Swimming at Hamme Pool.
General Camp Information Open to registered children in grades K-5. Camp drop offs begin at 6 a.m. and field trips run from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. with ALL DAY field trips running from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Building activities will focus on Olympics. Breakfast, lunch, and snack will be provided. Field trips are subject to change due to weather, availability, age appropriateness, and staffing.
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12. Melaven Physical Fitness Center 13. Murphy Hall 14. NAF Civilian Personnel 15. Northern Lights Inn/Army Lodging 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. Arts and Crafts Center 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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Fort Wainwright Family and MWR Facilities
ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICE (ACS) Bldg. 3401, p 353-4227 M-F 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sa-Su Closed FAP: Bldg. 1049 #5, p 353-7317 SOS: Bldg. 1049 #4, P 353-4004 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 Bldg. 1172, p 353-1998 Closed for the season CHENA BEND GOLF COURSE Bldg. 2092, p 353-6223 Golf Shop Pre Season Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Driving Range: 24/7 DW GRILL W-Th 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. F-T 7 a.m. to 9 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 3-Day Part Day Pre-School M, W, F 8:45 to 11:45 a.m. 2-Day Part Day Pre-School T, Th 8:45 to 11:45 a.m. 5-Day Part Day Pre-School M-F 1 to 4 p.m. Sa, Su Closed 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 12:30 to 9 p.m. Sa 12 to 5 p.m. 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 THE BUBBLY BREW M-F 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. LIBRARY Bldg. 3700, p 353-2642 M-F 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sa, Su Closed MELAVEN PHYSICAL FITNESS CENTER Bldg. 3452, p 353-1994 Closed for renovations. Only pool will be open. MELAVEN INDOOR POOL Bldg. 3452, p 353-1995 T-F 6:15 a.m. to 8 a.m. 11:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. 4 to 7 p.m. Sa 12 to 5 p.m. 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, Sun 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 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. Su 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. MOTHERLODE CAFE M-T Closed W 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Th 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. F 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; 5 to 9 p.m. Sa 1 to 9 p.m. Su 1 to 6 p.m.
OUTDOOR RECREATION (ORC) Bldg. 4050, p 361-6349 M 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. T-W Closed Th-F 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sa 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Su 12 to 6 p.m. For programs call 361-4089 or 3612652. PHYSICAL FITNESS CENTER (PFC) Bldg. 3709, p 353-7223 M-Th 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fri 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sa 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Su 11 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 SFAC Bldg. 3414, p 353-7322 M-F 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sa, Su Closed SCHOOL LIAISON OFFICERS Bldg. 4109, p 361-9377 M-F 8 a.m. to 5 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 M, Th 4 to 11 p.m. W 4 to 11 p.m. (gaming only, bar and kitchen is closed) T Closed F-Sa 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. Su 1 to 9 p.m. YOUTH CENTER Bldg. 4109, p 361-5437 M-Th 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. F 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sa 2 to 9 p.m. YOUTH SPORTS Bldg. 4109, p 353-7482 M-F 2 to 4:30 p.m. (please call ahead of time) Sa, Su Closed
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