June 2022 - Calendar of Events

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Personal & Professional Development Resources Program Marine Corps Family Team Building Education Program Library Program Semper Fit Adult & Youth Sports Aquatics Health Promotion Single Marine Program Behavioral Health Prevention and Education New Parent Support Program Community Counseling Substance Abuse Counseling Family Advocacy Family Care Child and Youth Programs Exceptional Family Member Program

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Marine & Family Support June Special Event: Firecracker Softball Tournament

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June Spotlight: Duck & Cover

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Information & Referral

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Cultural Awareness & Adaptation

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Relocation Services

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Personal Financial Services

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Veterans Affairs

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Retired Activities Office

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Transition Readiness Program

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Family Member Employment Assistance Program

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Marine Corps Family Team Building

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Education & Career Services

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MCCS Libraries

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Semper Fit

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Adult Sports

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Youth Sports

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Aquatics

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Health Promotion

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Single Marine Program

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Behavioral Health-Family Advocacy

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New Parent Support Program

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Behavioral Health-Community Counseling Program

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Behavioral Health-Substance Abuse

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Child and Youth Programs

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Family Care - Exceptional Family Member Program

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Marine & Family Programs Telephone Directories

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2022

FIRECRACKER SOFTBALL TOU RN AMENT JUNE 30 - JULY 5

CAMP FOSTER SOFTBALL FIELDS

$

350 per team

Format will be single round robin followed by a double-elimination tournament. Team and individual trophies will be given to first, second and third place winners in both male and female divisions. All-tournament players, skills competition winners, male and female MVPs and all-tournament coaches will also receive awards.

Register online at mccsokinawa.com/semperfit by June 26

-Sponsored in part by-

645-3521


June Spotlight

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Information & Referral (I&R) Specialists are available to provide one-on-one assistance with information and relocation services. For more information, please contact your nearest Personal & Professional Development- Resources facility or email: mcbb_ppdr_request@usmc.mil. I&R Specialists are available to coordinate unit and small group sponsorship trainings. For more information contact one of the following Marine and Family Programs Specialists: Camp Foster - 645-8395/7494 Camp Kinser & MCAS Futenma– 637-2509 Camps Hansen : 623-4522 Camp Schwab : 625-2622 Camp Courtney : 622-7739 To submit a request for support please email mcbb_ppdr_request@usmc.mil.

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Yukata Dressing

Yukata is part of the summer wardrobe. Unlike the kimono, the yukata is lighter, and more suitable for summer’s temperatures, and also more relaxed.

June 28

1130-1300

Camp Foster

Bldg. 445

Obi Making

This class will guide you through the process of making a decorative “OBI” out of washi, which is Japanese decorative paper. This classes is for participants ages 10 years and older.

June 02

1130-1300

Camp Foster

Bldg. 445

June 23

1130-1300

Camp Courtney Bldg. 4425

Survival Japanese Writing Learn to read and write basic Japanese words and phrases that are written in Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji styles. June 16

1130-1230

Camp Courtney Bldg. 4425

June 23

1130-1300

Camp Foster

Bldg. 445

June 24

1130-1300

Camp Kinser

Bldg. 1220

For more information, please visit the MCCS webpage at: www.mccsokinawa.com/culturalawareness/ 6


Japanese Language Part 2 Learn calendar dates, days of the week, how to tell time, Japanese counters, and Japanese adjectives (i-adj/na-adj). June 13, 14, 16, and 17

1130-1300

Camp Foster

Bldg. 445

Japanese Language Part 3

This is a basic class for adult learners. Learn existence verbs, verb conjugations, present affirmative/negative polite expressions.

June 06, 07, 09, and 10

1130-1300

Camp Foster

Bldg. 445

Japanese Language Part 4 This is a basic class for adult learners wanting to develop their Japanese language skills. Learn Japanese particles, expressing desire, describing order of events, polite/casual expressions, present perfect tense, and future tense. June 06, 07, 09, and 10 1130-1300 Camp Courtney Bldg. 4425 Survival Japanese Language Learn basic Japanese phrases and pronunciation. June 14

1130-1230

Camp Hansen

Bldg. 2339

June 24

1130-1230

Camp Schwab

Bldg. 3429

June 27

1130-1230

MCAS Futenma

Bldg. 407

For more information, please visit the MCCS webpage at: www.mccsokinawa.com/culturalawareness 7


Newcomers’ Orientation Welcome Aboard (NOWA) Briefs All accompanied USMC and USN (all ranks), civilian employees, family members age 10 and up, and all unaccompanied USMC and USN (E-6 and above) are required to attend NOWA within 72 hours of arrival. NOWA attendance is required to obtain a S O F A Pr ivately Owned Vehicle (POV) driver’s license. Please contact Base Safety at 645-3183/2862 to inquire about taking the SOFA POV Licensing Exam prior to attending NOWA. A valid stateside driver’s license is required to obtain a SOFA driver’s license. Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) will facilitate the NOWA brief with the assistance of installation leaders and subject matter experts. With the current staff shortage and limited availability of childcare spaces, free walk-in childcare may not be available. However, all requests for childcare for children under the age of 10 will be considered by calling the Child and Youth Program Resource and Referral office at 645-4117, or by visiting their office located in building 495 on Camp Foster. Children under the age of 10 will be permitted to attend the NOWA brief, however, parents should be made aware that the information being presented during the brief may not be considered appropriate for this age group. Transportation is available fr om the WestPac Lodge only. The sponsor MUST request transportation at the time of registration. **Two copies each of PCS orders and Area Clearance/Dependent Entry Approval message are required for Tricare enrollment and SOFA POV license testing (for family members) during NOWA.

June 01

0730-1440

Camp Foster Community Ctr.

June 08

0730-1440

Camp Foster Community Ctr.

June 15

0730-1440

Camp Foster Community Ctr.

June 22

0730-1440

Camp Foster Community Ctr.

June 29

0730-1440

Camp Foster Community Ctr.

PCS Flowcharts

Check out our Accompanied and Unaccompanied PCS Flowcharts that provide step-by-step diagrams for the major relocation processes needed for Marines, Sailors and their families to relocate to Okinawa. These flowcharts are available for downloading from the electronic MCCS Welcome Aboard Package at https://www.mccsokinawa.com/welcomeaboard/ under the “PCS Flowchart” tab.

For more information, please visit us online at: www.mccsokinawa.com/relocation 8


Smooth Move Workshop The Smooth Move Workshop provides pre-departure and destination information on travel entitlements, base and community information, financial concerns, employment opportunities, and much more. Orders are not required and family members are encouraged to participate. June 06

0800-1030

Camp Foster

Bldg. 5908

Virtual Smooth Move Workshop The self-paced 2 hour virtual Smooth Move Workshop provides pre-departure and destination information on travel entitlements, base and community information, financial concerns, employment opportunities, and much more. Sponsorship Training Get the most up-to-date information on regulations and policies affecting PCS moves to Okinawa. This includes a full explanation of the sponsor’s roles and responsibilities, and information about the resources in place to assist with a sponsorship assignment with COVID-19 regulations. June 07

0900-1100

Camp Kinser

June 14

0900-1100

VIRTUAL

June 21

0900-1100

Camp Foster

June 30

0900-1100

VIRTUAL

Bldg. 1220

Bldg. 445

Sponsorship Coordinator Training This workshop is designed to train unit Sponsorship Coordinators (USC) to better understand their roles, duties and responsibilities in the unit’s Sponsorship program. This class will review all pertinent orders and directives, the Functional Area Inspection (FAI) Checklist inspection items and update all USC’s on changes within the program. June 08

0900-1100

Camp Foster

For more information, please visit us online at: www.mccsokinawa.com/relocation 9

Bldg. 445


Money Management Workshop This hands-on workshop will enable attendees to prepare a financial statement, develop a budget, establish a savings plan, and build/rebuild a good credit record. Satisfies PFM training codes: PR, FD, FA, FC, FH, FE, FF, TL and FL. Please bring the following to class: Current LES, bank statements, investment statements and statements of debt/obligation. June 02

0830-1130

Camp Kinser

Bldg. 1220

Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Workshop This class explores how to use saving and investing to achieve financial security. Learn about basic investing techniques, taking advantage of compounded interest and time, along with exploring various saving and investing tools and uses to help you reach your financial goals. June 08

1130-1300

Camp Foster

Bldg. 445

Home Buying Learn about interest rates, points, closing costs, escrow accounts, earnest money, selecting an agent and processing a VA loan. June 09

0900-1100

VIRTUAL

Command Financial Specialist (CFS) This training provides Unit Command Financial Specialists (CFS) with the basic tools, techniques, and information to perform as the unit CFS. Training provided is governed by OPNAVINST 1740.5B (Navy) and MCO 1700.37 (USMC). Only 25 seats are available. June 13-17

0730-1630

Camp Foster

Bldg. 439

To sign-up or register for the PFM classes, visit the MCCS PFM webpage at: www.mccsokinawa.com/personal_finance_management 10


Investing This class provides an overview on Stocks, Bonds, Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs), Thrift Savings Plan, 401Ks, and Mutual Funds. The class also covers controlled spending plans and establishing an emergency fund. June 21

1430-1630

MCAS Futenma

Bldg. 407

Command Financial Specialist (CFS) Roundtable This half-day meeting is for CFS qualified individuals to discuss current topics related to the Command Financial Specialist program. June 24

1300-1600

Camp Shields

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Bldg. 6300


VA Overseas Military Services Coordinator (OMSC) Due to the COVID-19 protocols, the Veterans Affairs Office’s located at Camp Foster Marine and Family Programs, Bldg. 445 and Kadena Air Base Airman and Family Readiness Center, Bldg. 220, are closed, effective 20 May 2020. All appointments are suspended indefinitely. We will make every effort to reschedule appointments when the opportunity is made available. For VA inquiries email: omscjapanok.vbavaco@va.gov VA Advisors For inquiries on education, healthcare, life insurance, or home loans, please see the below list of VA Advisors available for support: Jeff Hanscom  Email: jeff.hanscom@vatap.calibresys.com  DSN: 645-4027

Retired Activities Office (RAO) The RAO serves military retirees from all branches of service in a number of ways, to include the following:  Serves as a central point to obtain valuable information.  Provides reliable answers to questions.  Refers individuals to appropriate service providers. The RAO volunteer is a valuable link to help retirees and family members obtain the rights, benefits and privileges they are entitled to receive. The RAO is open Monday through Thursday, on Camp Foster, Building 445, Marine & Family Programs Office. For more information please email RAO@okinawa.usmc-mccs.org or call 645-3159/3151.


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Transition Readiness Seminar (TRS) The TRS Seminar is required for all active duty members separating from service. Service members must have completed an individual counseling (IC) and pre-separation brief prior to registration. The seminar incorporates briefs from Veterans Affairs, Department of Labor, Personal Financial Management and other important transition resources. For registration details, contact your Unit Transition Coordinator (UTC). June 06-08

0730-1630

Camp Hansen

Bldg. 2339

June 13-15

0730-1630

Camp Kinser

Bldg. 1220

June 27-29

0730-1630

Camp Schwab

Bldg. 3429

June 27-29

0730-1630

Camp Foster

Bldg. 439

Department of Labor Employment Workshop DOL-EW The 2-Day Department of Labor Employment Workshop (DOL-EW) is available to meet the congressionally mandated requirement for those who seek employment after separating or retiring from the military. The DOL-EW curriculum is designed to assist service members with their transition into high-quality civilian careers. The track will assist in identifying and developing career goals, understanding hiring methods, as well as creating a professional introduction and a draft resume. June 09-10

0730-1630

Camp Hansen

Bldg. 2339

June 16-17

0730-1630

Camp Kinser

Bldg. 1220

June 30 - July 01

0730-1630

Camp Schwab

Bldg. 3429

June 30 - July 01

0730-1630

Camp Foster

Bldg. 439

The TRP office does not accept direct registrations from Service Members. For more information on the TRP, please email MCBB_TRP@usmc.mil or call 645-3151. 13


Pre-Retirement Seminar This workshop is an alternative option to the TRS for retiring service members. It covers recruiting, job market, resume preparation, federal employment, interview skills, and specific entitlements, to include: Financial and Estate Planning, TRICARE, Veterans benefits, and Relocation. Spouses of service members are welcome to attend the entire seminar. Service members are eligible to attend 24 months prior to retirement. For registration details, contact your Unit Transition Coordinator (UTC). 06-09 June

0730-1630

Camp Foster

Bldg. 439

Boots to Business (B2B) The Small Business Administration (SBA) provides a live virtual workshop to deliver the Entrepreneurship Track - “Boots to Business” (B2B). This 2-day introductory course is available to service members and their spouses/adult family members. This workshop provides valuable assistance to those who are exploring self-employment opportunities. The course provides the key steps for evaluating business concepts and the foundational knowledge required for developing a business plan. Participants are also introduced to SBA resources that are available. June 23-24

0730-1630

VIRTUAL

The TRP office does not accept direct registrations from Service Members. For more information on the TRP, please email MCBB_TRP@usmc.mil or call 645-3151. 14


FMEAP provides individual assistance with resume development and review, interview coaching, and a career resource center with a computer lab. All services are free and available to Service Members, retirees, reservists, DoD employees, military spouses and family members. Resume Writing Write a winning resume today! In this workshop you will be able to identify your skills, learn different resume formats, and how to write about your accomplishments so that an employer will call you for an interview.

June 01

0830-1130

Camp Foster

Bldg. 445

Federal Government Employment Workshop Applying for a federal employment can be a daunting process, but we are here to help demystify the process. We will walk you through the application process, required documents, creating a resume and how to align your skills with the job qualifications.

June 15

0830-1130

Camp Foster

Bldg. 445

For more information on FMEAP, please visit our website at www.mccsokinawa.com/FMEAP 15


Marine Corps Family Team Building (MCFTB) Volunteer Program The volunteer workshops are developed to expose volunteers to the opportunities on island and the benefits of volunteering. For registration or more information please visit: www.mccsokinawa.com/volunteer

Passport to Volunteering This training gives volunteers the necessary tools for a successful and fulfilling volunteer career. Learn about strategic volunteer opportunities, how to identify transferrable skills for resumes, and much more. June 09

0900-1100

Camp Kinser

Bldg. 1220

Volunteer Ready This training is for anyone that accepts and manages volunteer services to assist in learning the key skills necessary in volunteer management including recruiting, retaining, and recognizing volunteers. Participants will also learn how to encourage professional development for their volunteers. June 24

0900-1100

VIRTUAL

Registration is required for all workshops. To register, go to: www.mccsokinawa.com/volunteer 16


Marine Corps Family Team Building (MCFTB)

Lead Okinawa: Teen Volunteer Workshop Teens will be exposed to age-appropriate volunteer opportunities and learn how to lead through volunteering. In addition, they learn how to identify transferable skills for resumes and college applications. June 29

0900-1200

Camp Foster

Bldg. 5679

L.I.N.K.S. Workshops L.I.N.K.S. is a military acculturation program designed by spouses to help meet the needs of all military personnel, families, and DOD ID card holders.

L.I.N.K.S. Foundation The L.I.N.K.S. Foundations workshop is designed for spouses of any age and experience level. Come meet other spouses, network and share experiences at this two– half day workshop. June 21

0800-1630

Camp Foster

Bldg. 5679

LifeSkills Training and Education LifeSkills Training and Education promotes positive adjustment and improved individual and family functioning. It is a comprehensive collection of personal and professional skill building classes that promotes positive adjustments and improved individual and family functioning. It provides Marines and family members practical skills for successful interactions. Registration is required for all workshops. To register, go to: www.mccsokinawa.com/MCFTB 17


Marine Corps Family Team Building (MCFTB)

Premarital Seminar The seminar provides an in-depth look at the procedures for getting married in the United States or overseas. The seminar also hosts information regarding IPAC benefits, legal services, immigration procedures, financial partnerships, and basic communication strategies (PREP). Bldg. 5906 June 10 0730-1630 Camp Foster Family Readiness Program Training (FRPT) FRPT workshops provide resource information and training to enhance Family Readiness Command Teams in support of the Unit, Personal and Family Readiness Program.

OPSEC & PII Training During this training, appointed Family Readiness Assistant or Advisor volunteers will learn about the latest PII and OPSEC issues, including a special focus on social media, and how to safeguard confidential infor-mation. PII and OPSEC training is designed to orient and guide all volun-teers in their responsibilities to protect PII. Please contact MCFTB for details about this workshop. Registration is required for all workshops. To register, go to: www.mccsokinawa.com/MCFTB 18


Marine Corps Family Team Building (MCFTB) Command Team Training, Family Readiness Command Team Advisor / Assistant Family Readiness Command Team Training is designed to orient and guide Command Team members in their roles, responsibilities, and oper-ating components of their Unit, Personal and Family Readiness Program. This training provides the required information to implement and execute a successful program to empower Marines and their families to not just survive but to thrive while taking on the challenges of the military life-style. Please contact MCFTB for specific details.

UPFRP Readiness Coordinator Training UPFRP Readiness Coordinator training provides Deployment and Uni-formed Readiness Coordinators and with the required information and re-sources to be successful in their roles and to effectively support the Unit, Personal and Family Readiness Program. This three-day training prepares Readiness Coordinators for the challenging and exciting task of managing the Unit, Personal and Family Readiness Program. June 14-16

0900-1500

Camp Foster

Bldg. 5679

Registration is required for all workshops. To register, go to: www.mccsokinawa.com/MCFTB 19


The MCCS Education and Centers assist active duty and family members with their educational goals. Guidance Counselors can provide academic/vocational guidance, financial assistance information, and assist in developing education plans.

*IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR VIRTUAL BRIEFS! **To register for special virtual briefs or for more information about educational workshops, please email: education@okinawa.usmc-mccs.org

Please provide your Name, Rank, Email Address, and Assigned Camp. We will email you the link and password for your assigned day of the scheduled brief.

USMC Tuition Assistance (TA) Brief* This class reviews Marine Corps TA policies.

(*COVID Note: In-person briefs are subject to cancellation pending IIIMEF/MARFORJ HPCON guidance.)

Mondays & Wednesday

Tuesdays & Thursday

1000

Camp Courtney

Bldg.4425

1000

MCAS Futenma

Bldg. 407

1000

Camp Hansen

Bldg. 2339

1000

Camp Schwab

Bldg. 3429

1000

Camp Foster

Bldg. 5679

1000

Camp Kinser

Bldg. 1220B

Virtual SkillBridge Brief**

Marines will learn about the policies and guidelines for pursuing a SkillBridge program opportunity that provides civilian work force training prior to separation from active duty service. June 02 June 16

1430 1430

VIRTUAL VIRTUAL

Please contact your nearest MCCS Education Center or visit the Marine and Family Program webpage at: www.mccsokinawa.com/education 20


USMAP/MCCOOL Brief** Marines will learn about apprenticeship and credentialing opportunities for their MOS to become better at their job while on active-duty and be better prepared to transition to civilian employment after leaving active-duty service. Jun 08

1430

Schwab, Foster & VIRTUAL

Commissioning Programs Brief** The Marine Commissioning Programs provide opportunities for enlisted Marines to earn the coveted title of Marine Officer. The Marine Corps takes incredible measures to ensure that its Officers are trained and evaluated properly prior to leading Marines. Jun 15

1430

Hansen, Kinser, & VIRTUAL

GI Bill Brief** This class explains the differences between the Montgomery GI Bill and the Post 9-11 GI Bill. In addition, Marines will learn all the advantages of each type of GI Bill and how they can apply for and use these benefits. June 22

1430

Schwab, Foster & VIRTUAL

Managing Your Education (MYE) This 2-day workshop assists participants with planning their road to college after leaving active duty. Topics include: assessing personal and career goals, GI Bill, financial aid and scholarships. To register, email: eduadvisor@okinawa.usmc-mccs.org. Please pr ovide your name, rank, email address, EDIPI, and dates of the class you would like to attend. *MYE classes are held in-person at the Education Center. June 09-10

0800

Camp Hansen Education Center

June 16-17

0800

Camp Kinser Education Center

June 30-July 01

0800

Camp Foster Education Center

Please contact your nearest MCCS Education Center or visit the Marine and Family Program webpage at: www.mccsokinawa.com/education 21


Attention College Graduates! If you have graduated or plan on graduating from an off-island college during the 2021–2022 school year and would like to participate in a graduation recognition ceremony for distance education students, please scan the QR code to register.

Graduate Recognition Ceremony

July 9

Registe

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Camp Foster

Community Center Auditorium

645-7160 | 098-970-7160 education@okinawa.usmc-mccs.org mccsokinawa.com/education

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Voluntary Education Program


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MCCS Libraries are open 365 days a year, providing creative and educational programs for children, teens, and adults as well as access to technology and online resources (eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, periodicals and music). Innovation Lab The MCCS Libraries’ Innovation Labs provide an opportunity for the military community to learn and explore 3D printing, virtual reality, robotics, LittleBits prototyping, and much more. Exciting programs highlight the opportunities to learn and use new equipment. Visit an MCCS Innovation Lab and broaden your horizons in the areas of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics! Weekly Adult Programs MCCS Libraries offer virtual and in person adult programs with topics varying from Japanese language to art and technology. Please check with your local Library for dates and times. Electronic Resources MCCS Libraries offer Electronic Resources to help you with recreation and education. A few examples include Mango languages, Freegal music, Kanopy Movies, and Gale Search. Visit mccs.ent.sirsi.net for more details. Lapsit Babies (0-23 months) and their caregivers can learn and play in an engaging story time with songs, rhymes, and stories. Tales for Tots An interactive program recommended for curious toddlers, ages 2-4 years olds and their caregivers. Preschool Storytime Stories, songs, and crafts recommended for ages 4-6 years olds and their caregivers. School Age Programs Discover and develop your creative and technical strengths through programs focused on coding, innovation, science and technology! Tap into your curiosity by learning how to create cool 3D designs, conduct experiments, and learn how to use the library’s innovative resources. Topics vary each month. Yomikikase An all-ages storytime for children to learn about Japanese holidays, language, and culture. 24


MCCS Semper Fit creates opportunities that promote and improve the health and wellness of the entire Marine Corps community. The primary focus of the Semper Fit and Recreation program is to provide fitness, recreational, sports, and educational activities that are conducive to healthy lifestyles. MCCS Semper Fit offers eight world class fitness centers, five satellite gyms, dozens of playing fields and courts, adult and youth sports, group fitness classes, the HITT program, the Single Marine Program, and more on Marine Corps installations throughout Okinawa. Semper Fit Health Promotion Aids service members and their families in achieving optimum health and wellness through group fitness, wellness briefs, unit PT, the HITT program, and more. 645-3910 • mccshealthpromotions@okinawa.usmc-mccs.org mccsokinawa.com/healthpromotion Semper Fit Athletics Maintains fitness centers, playing fields and courts, and an outdoor recreation program. Select fitness centers also offer massage, martial arts, and dance programs. 645-3741 • fitnesscenters@okinawa.usmc-mccs.org mccsokinawa.com/fitnesscenters Semper Fit Adult Sports Offers a variety of sporting, weightlifting, and race events across Okinawa. 645-3521/3522 • adultsports@okinawa.usmc-mccs.org mccsokinawa.com/adultsports Semper Fit Youth Sports Provides a positive sporting experience for all youth ages 5 to 18 years within the community on Marine Corps family camps. 645-3533/3534 • youthsports@okinawa.usmc-mccs.org mccsokinawa.com/youthsports Semper Fit Aquatics Maintains 25-meter and 50-meter pools across Okinawa, offering swim lessons, lifeguarding courses, a youth and adult swim team, and more. 645-3180 • aquatics@okinawa.usmc-mccs.org mccsokinawa.com/aquatics Single Marine Program Fosters personal and professional growth in single and unaccompanied service members through Quality of Life advocacy, engaging in community opportunities through volunteerism, and through recreation activities. 645-3681 • singlemarineprogram@okinawa.usmc-mccs.org mccsokinawa.com/smp 25


The Semper Fit Adult Sports Program provides a wide range of sporting and recreational opportunities throughout the year to meet the recreational and athletic needs of our service members, civilians and accompanying family members. Whether it's team or individual sports, Adult Sports is committed to providing an outlet for you to spend your downtime.

Futenma Bike Race (Stage 3) MCAS Futenma, June 05 Hansen Open Softball Tournament Camp Hansen, June 11-12 Northern Camp Commanders Cup Soccer Tournament Camp Courtney, June 11-12 Kinser Open Flag Football Tournament Camp Kinser, June 25-26 Commanding Generals Cup Soccer Tournament Camp Foster, June 25-26 Firecracker Softball Classic Camp Foster, June 30 - July 05

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The Semper Fit Youth Sports Program provides a positive sporting experience for all youth ages 5 to 18 years within the Marine Corps family camps communities. Season Information All Semper Fit Youth Sports seasons are for children ages 5 to 18. Children who are 4 years of age may be registered as long as they turn 5 prior to the final day of the advertised season dates. Register on Eventbrite or at an MCCS Fitness Center during advertised registration periods!

Volunteer Coaches Wanted! Semper Fit Youth Sports accepts coaching applications throughout the year for all of our sports seasons. If you are interested, please contact us to get your application started today! For more information, visit the Youth Sports Program webpage at www.mccsokinawa.com/youthsports or find us on Facebook at MCCS Okinawa - Semper Fit! 28


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The Semper Fit Aquatics Program maintains 25-meter and 50-meter pools across Okinawa, offering swim lessons, lifeguarding courses, a youth and adult swim team, and more.

Active Duty Swim Instruction (ADSI) The ADSI program helps active duty personnel develop, improve, and refine basic aquatic skills and swimming strokes. The skills covered will vary based upon student needs. MCCS Aquatics offers swim instruction to active duty personnel free of charge.  Lessons may be group or one-on-one depending upon instructor availability.  Please click on the register button on the Aquatics Program web page, submit the requested information, and an instructor will contact you.

For more information, visit the Aquatics Program webpage at www.mccsokinawa.com/aquatics or find us on Facebook at MCCS Okinawa - Aquatics! 32


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APRIL 30 6 a.m.

JUNE 11 6 a.m.

JULY 23 6 a.m.

MiniKids, TriKids & MiniKids, TriKids & TriKids & Women's Only Women's Only Triathlons Women's Only Triathlons Triathlons Camp Courtney

Camp Foster

Camp Kinser

MiniKids: 9 years and under • TriKids: 7–14 years old • Women: 13 years and older

Sponsored by: No DoD, Marine Corps or MCCS endorsement of sponsors intended or implied.


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The Semper Fit Health Promotion Program aids service members and their families in achieving optimum health and wellness through group fitness, wellness briefs, unit PT, the HITT program, and more.

Make an appointment with our Wellness team! Wellness educators provide resources that empower you AND help you stay on track. Individual, Group, or Unit appointments available: • Nutrition Education • Stress Management • Tobacco Cessation • Alcohol Prevention • Health Fairs/Special Events • Microwave Meal Demos • Body Composition Program (BCP) (Active Duty only)

• Heart Health • Sexual Health

To request wellness support, please call 645-3910 or email us at: mccshealthpromotions@okinawa.usmc-mccs.org Check out our Free Group Fitness Classes! MCCS Health Promotions hosts a variety of strength and cardio-based group fitness classes across MCB Butler! Find current class schedules and class descriptions on our webpage at: www.mccsokinawa.com/groupfitness

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Instructor-led HITT Classes! MCCS Health Promotions hosts morning and lunchtime High Intensity Tactical Training classes at each major camp, Monday through Thursday.

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The Single Marine Program (SMP) fosters personal and professional growth in single, unaccompanied service members through Quality of Life (QOL) advocacy and community engagement opportunities through volunteering and recreational activities.

Become a Unit Representative! Be a voice for your unit to address quality of life concerns, plan memorable trips and events, and become a force for good in the community! * SMP Council Meetings: Kinser SMP

First Tuesdays

1500-1600

Futenma SMP

Biweekly Mondays

1200-1300

Foster SMP

Biweekly Wednesdays

1530-1630

Courtney SMP

Biweekly Wednesdays

1500-1600

Hansen SMP

Biweekly Wednesdays

1300-1400

Schwab SMP

Biweekly Wednesdays

1700-1800

*Regular Meeting Dates may be adjusted for weeks with Federal Holidays. For more information, visit www.mccsokinawa.com/smp, or find us on social media at Camp Kinser SMP, MCAS Futenma SMP, Camp Foster SMP, Courtney SMP, Camp Hansen SMP, Schwab SMP, and Oki SMP. 46


Go on an Okinawan Adventure! Come make new friends and create memories! Duck & Cover SAT June 03 All Camps Golf Tournament Island Snorkeling Trip 1 SAT June 18 Southern Camps Island Snorkeling Trip 2 SUN June 19 Southern Camps Doki Doki ATV Trip MON June 20 Foster SMP Oki Adventure SAT June 25 Kinser SMP Doki Doki ATV Trip SAT June 25 Schwab SMP *Tentative schedule; Dependent upon current COVID-19 restrictions and guidance.

For more information, visit www.mccsokinawa.com/smp, or find us on social media at Camp Kinser SMP, MCAS Futenma SMP, Camp Foster SMP, Courtney SMP, Camp Hansen SMP, Schwab SMP, and Oki SMP. 47


Get Involved and Volunteer!* Spread goodwill and make deeper connections within the local community! Kin Red Beach Cleanup Camp Beautification Air Station Cleanup Garden Beautification Foster Camp Cleanup Camp Hansen Cleanup Schwab Beach Cleanup Schwab Blood Drive SMP Center Field Day Family Fun Night Volunteer Oki Clean Up Futenma Blood Drive Garden Beautification Courtney Beach Cleanup Make Oki Beautiful Tidy Tuesdays Hansen Blood Drive

SAT SAT SAT SAT SAT SUN SAT MON WED THU SAT THU SAT SAT SAT TUE THU

June 04 June 04, 11,18,25 June 04, 11,18,25 June 04, 11,18,25 June 04, 11, 18 June 05, 12, 19, 26 June 11 June 13 June 15 June 16 June 18 June 23 June 25 June 25 June 25 June 28 June 30

Hansen SMP Kinser SMP Futenma SMP Courtney SMP Foster SMP Hansen SMP Schwab SMP Schwab SMP Schwab SMP Kinser SMP Northern Camps Futenma SMP Schwab SMP Courtney SMP Kinser SMP Hansen SMP Hansen SMP

*Tentative schedule; Dependent upon current COVID-19 restrictions and guidance. For more information, visit www.mccsokinawa.com/smp, or find us on social media at Camp Kinser SMP, MCAS Futenma SMP, Camp Foster SMP, Courtney SMP, Camp Hansen SMP, Schwab SMP, and Oki SMP. 48


Prevention and Education (P&E) is dedicated to preventing child abuse and domestic violence within the Marine Corps through education, training and outreach activities. P&E offers free psychoeducational classes to SOFA status members and their dependents 18 years of age and older.

Anger Management Class A 4-week psychoeducational class that teaches individuals how to properly manage stress, cope with feelings of anger, and communicate effectively. Tuesdays

1100-1300

Camp Hansen, Bldg. 2631 Behavioral Health

Wednesdays

1130-1330

Camp Foster, Bldg. 439

Conflict Resolution

Conflict resolution provides detailed coverage of Century Anger Management tools “Respond Instead of React” and “Retreat and Think Things Over”. Understand how choices influence our responses and learn how to re-gain control over our thoughts to prevent and resolve conflicts. This brief teaches problem solving skills to promote healthy relationships. Units can contact us by email to arrange a date and time for us to come provide this brief to their marines or sailors.

Available by request. Please email fapprevention@okinawa.usmc-mccs.org to schedule. Monthly Lunch and Learn with SMP FAP Prevention and Education presents monthly at the Camp Foster Single Marine Program on various topics such as healthy dating, conflict resolution, stress management, and more. Please contact 645-3681 for more details.

For more information or to register for a class, please call us at 645-2915/098-970-2915 or email us at fapprevention@usmc.mil. 49


New Parent Support Program (NPSP) Parents in Uniform: There are many challenges related to being a military parent. This is a small, group-based class offered to parents at any stage of pregnancy. We recommend to take it earlier rather than later in the pregnancy, as we cover Marine Corps policies related to becoming a parent—housing information, legal requirements, community resources, leave policy, on-island child care options, DEERS, and other family readiness issues. June 08

1500-1630

Camp Foster

Bldg. 14

Baby Boot Camp: This class will provide helpful information on caring for your baby from birth through the first months after delivery. It discusses home, car, and crib safety, how to diaper, bathe, and soothe your baby, as well as feeding and breastfeeding. Also included is information on self-care, diet and nutrition, and baby health. At the end, prizes and giveaways are offered as well as resources that will help you transition to parenthood. June 24

0815-1600

Camp Foster

Bldg. 439

Call to Register: DSN 645-0396 or 098-970-0396. The New Parent Support team consists of professional social workers and registered nurses with knowledge of the issues encountered by parents. Visit the MCCS NPSP webpage at: www.mccsokinawa.com/npsp/ 50


Community Counseling Program To schedule a counseling appointment, please call Camp Foster at 645-2915 or Camp Hansen 623-1458.

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Substance Abuse Counseling Center The Substance Abuse Counseling Center provides screening, assessment, prevention, early intervention, and counseling services. We have counselors located at Camp Foster Bldg. 440, Camp Hansen Bldg. 2631 and provide services at Camp Schwab Bldg. 3429, by appointment. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 645-3009. Prime for Life (4.5) Workshop E-mail MCBButler-SACC-Prevention@usmc.mil or call DSN 645-3009 to confirm attendance. June 03

1300-1630

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MCCS Child and Youth Programs (CYP) provide a safe, healthy, and developmentally appropriate learning environment as well as recreational opportunities for your family. The Child Development Centers (CDC) provide full-time care for children 6 weeks to 5 years old. School Age Care (SAC) provides before school, after school, and full day care on no school days for children in kindergarten through age 12 years old. CDC and SAC programs also provide drop-in hourly care. The youth and teen centers are affiliated with the Boys and Girls Club of America and provide activities, field trips, and other recreational opportunities to kids ages 10-12 years old at youth centers and 13-18 years old at teen centers.

To register, please visit us at Camp Foster Building 495, or visit our webpage at: www.mccsokinawa.com/cyp/. 53


The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is a mandatory program designed to coordinate Permanent Change of Station (PCS) assignments for active duty sponsors to ensure availability and accessibility of necessary services for exceptional family members.

For questions and more information on the EFMP or to register for EFMP workshops, please contact the closest EFMP office: Camp Foster, Bldg. 495: 645-9237 Camp Kinser, Bldg. 1316: 637-3516 Camp Courtney, Bldg. 4448: 622-9794 Email: efmp@okinawa.usmc-mccs.org Webpage: www.mccsokinawa.com/efmp 54


Marine & Family Programs Telephone Directories MARINE & FAMILY PROGRAMS (M&FP) KEY PERSONNEL Deputy Director, Marine & Family Programs Carlos Saldana 645-3082 Chief, Personal & Professional Development Tina Smilie 645-7809 Chief, Behavioral Health (BH) Clark Jackson 645-2915 Chief, Family Care Tamara Browning 645-4505 Chief, Semper Fit Robert Johnston 645-3741 Director, BH Family Advocacy Lisa Bessette 645-2915 Director, BH Community Counseling Necol Jackson 645-2915 Director, BH Substance Abuse Charles Darsan 645-0815 Director, P&PD - Resources Terry Burmester 645-2903 Director, Education/Career Services Evan Carpenter 645-7160 Director, Libraries Devin Farmer 645-6056 Director, Marine Corps Family Team Building Yessenia Hagewood 645-3689 P&PD Administrative Specialist Rocio Perez 645-2889 Resources Administrative Specialist Akira Nakayoshi 645-3125 PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Libraries

Education Centers

Foster Courtney Futenma Hansen Kinser Schwab

Bldg. 5679 Bldg. 4425 Bldg. 407 Bldg. 2339 Bldg. 1220 Bldg. 3429

645-7160 622-9694 636-3036 623-4376 637-1821 625-2046

Camp Foster, Building 445 FPR Manager Front Desk/Reception Relocation Services Information & Referral Personal Finance Culture Awareness TRP/FMEAP Manager Transition Staff Veterans Affairs Rep Retired Activities Office

Foster Courtney Futenma Hansen Kinser Schwab

Resources

645-3150 645-2104/2106 645-8395/7494 645-3172 645-3473 645-3127/8109 645-7810 645-3151/3154 645-3508 645-3159

Bldg. 5679 Bldg. 4453 Bldg. 403 Bldg. 2339 Bldg. 1311 Bldg. 3429

645-7178 622-9280 636-3946 623-7372 637-1039 625-2518

Camp Courtney, Building 4425

Front Desk / I & R Personal Finance TRP/FMEAP Program

622-7332/7739 622-7416 622-7878

Camp Hansen, Building 2339 Front Desk / I & R TRP/FMEAP Staff Personal Finance

623-4522/3055 623-3027/7291/7736 623-4860

Camp Kinser, Building 1220

Front Desk / Reception Information & Referral Camp Schwab, Building 3429 Front Desk/I & R 625-2622 Personal Finance Personal Finance 625-2646 TRP/FMEAP TRP/FMEAP 625-2699

637-2815 637-2509 637-1628 637-1307

Marine Corps Family Team Building, Bldg. 445 Reception/Admin

L.I.N.K.S. LifeSkills Training

645-3689 Family Readiness Readiness & Deployment 645-3696 Volunteer Program 645-3698 Navy Support

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645-7806 645-5707 645-3749 645-5707


BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Community Counseling

Family Advocacy Foster FOCUS NSPS

Bldg. 439 Bldg. 5691 Bldg. 439

645-2915/2916 645-6077 645-0396

Foster Hansen

Bldg. 439 Bldg. 2631

645-2915/2916 623-1458

SEMPER FIT

Semper Fit Office Administration

Bldg. 5902

Health Promotion and Fitness 645-3741

Program Office

Athletics - Programs Adult Sports

Bldg. 5902

645-3521/3522

Youth Sports

Bldg. 5952

645-3533/3534

Bldg. 970

645-3910

Wellness Director

645-1388

HITT Director

645-1392

Group Fitness Director

645-1389

Aquatics

Athletics - Fitness Centers Kinser

Bldg. 1307

637-1114

Futenma (SF) Futenma (McCut) Foster

Bldg. 159

636-2676

Bldg. 303 Bldg. 5902

636-3241 645-3985

Courtney Hansen (Main) Hansen (North) Schwab

Bldg. 4451 Bldg. 2431 Bldg. 2828 Bldg. 2442

622-9221 623-4831 623-2701 625-2442

Program Office

Bldg. 5677

645-3180

Swim Team

Bldg. 5909

645-2787

Kinser

Single Marine Program

Futenma Foster Courtney Hansen Schwab

Bldg. 1220

637-3258

Bldg. 103/104 Bldg. 5908 Bldg. 4423 Bldg. 2377 Bldg. 3429

636-1015 645-3681 622-7105 623-3017 625-1119

FAMILY CARE

Child Development Centers Foster Ashibina (Fstr) Kinser Courtney

Resource & Referral

Bldg. 499 Bldg. 1680 Bldg. 864 Bldg. 4456

645-3846/2549 Foster Bldg. 495 645-4117 Family Child Care 645-5072/5073 637-2296/2291 Foster Bldg. 495 645-2174 622-7751/7761 Exceptional Family Member Foster Bldg. 495 645-9237 Youth & Teen Centers Kishaba (Y) Bldg. 24 645-8012 Kinser Bldg. 1316 637-3516 Foster (T) Bldg. 200 645-1004/1006 Courtney Bldg. 4448 622-9794 Kinser (Y/T) Bldg. 1316 637-1755 School Age Care Program Courtney (Y/T) Bldg. 4446

Y=Youth / T=Teen Y/T=Youth & Teen

622-9702/9711 Foster McTureous Kinser

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Bldg. 1620

645-7301

Bldg. 5206 Bldg. 1091

622-9051 637-3760