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Weekly FMWR briefing for July 16-22

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POSTED: July 16, 2012 2:17 p.m.

 

Revised home alone policy

The revised home alone policy for Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield will have an impact for families who'll have children attending the Fort Stewart DoDEA schools in the school year that starts Aug. 6.

Students under age 12 will require close parental/adult supervision at all times when students are walking to and from school. Children 5 and younger will not be left alone at any time.

Plan ahead to ensure your compliance with the revised policy. To assist with your before and after school care requirements, the CYSS School Age Services program on Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield provides after-school programs. To register a child in the SAS program, call CYSS Parent Central Services, 767-2312 on Stewart or 315-5425 on Hunter.

To view the policy, visit www.stewart.army.mil/acs/curfew.asp.

For questions, call Army Community Service, 767-5058 on Stewart or 315-5236 on Hunter.

 

Rocky's Zone hours

Effective July 25, Rocky's Zone will be open from noon-10 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, and 4-10 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays. The club will be closed on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. For more information, call 767-8517.

 

Company level flag football

Registration is under way for company level flag football league play, Aug. 27-Nov. 15 at Bennett Sports Complex.

There’s no charge to compete. Companies interested need to submit a memo to the Sports Office in the complex or call 767-8238. Registration closes Aug. 15.

 

Junior Golf Camp at Hunter

A Junior Golf Camp, to help youth at all levels of the game improve their skills, will be from 8:30-10 a.m. July 23-24 at Hunter Golf Club.

The course will include full swing, short game, course rules, etiquette and character building. No previous experience is necessary. The camp is open to the public.

The cost is $50 per person. Participants are asked to bring their own equipment, but clubs will be provided for those who do not have their own.

For more information, or to enroll, call 315-9115.

 

Marne Football Camp

CYSS-registered youth ages 6-14 can learn techniques and fundamentals of football during the Dog Days of the Marne Football Camp from 9 a.m.-noon July 26-28 at the Youth Sports Football Field Complex behind Stewart Youth Center.

There is no charge, but space is limited. Pre-register at Bryan Village Youth Sports and Fitness Center through July 25.

For more information, call 767-1428 or 767-0315.

 

Jacksonville Zoo trip

Leisure Travel is offering a trip to the Jacksonville Zoo on July 28. Patrons will depart at 9 a.m.

Register by July 25 to come face to face with wild animals of South America, South Africa, Australia and Florida.

The cost is $23 for adults and $17 for children ages 3-12. The price includes transportation and admission. For details, call 767-2841 at Stewart or 315-3674 at Hunter.

 

Racquetball tournament

Register by July 30 for a racquetball tournament scheduled Aug. 2-4 at Newman Fitness Center.

The double elimination tournament will have men’s and women’s singles open and A, B and C divisions.

There will be one event per person and the first 15 points win. Tie-breakers are played until the first person reaches 11 points. First and second place medals will be awarded in all divisions.

For more information, call 767-3031 or 767-9336.

 

Hunter youth soccer

Registration will close July 31 for youth fall soccer on Hunter Army Airfield and the YMCA. Boys and girls ages 5-12 are eligible. Teams will be co-ed. Some games will be on Saturday.

There is a $20 charge. All players must wear shin guards. Practice is scheduled to begin the third week of August.

For more information, call 315-5851or 315-1011/1012.

 

Back-to-school dolphin watch

Start the new school year with a splash at a dolphin watching trip to Savannah Aug. 4. Registration ends Aug. 2.

The trip is open to Stewart/Hunter CYSS-registered youth in grades 5-12. Parents can register online or in-person at the PCS offices in Fort Stewart and HAAF. Participants will leave Fort Stewart at 9:30 a.m. and Hunter at 10:30 a.m.

There's no fee, but there is a $5 no-show or cancellation fee after Aug. 2. For more information, call 912-767-6533.

 

Football, cheerleading, soccer

Registration for youth tackle football/cheerleading and fall soccer continues through Aug. 3.

Sports registration is open to Fort Stewart CYSS members: football 7-12 (as of Aug.1), cheerleading 6-13 (Dec. 31) and soccer 4-13 (Aug.1).

Registration will be taken at Fort Stewart Parent Central Services.  Appointments may be scheduled by calling 767-2312 Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and on Friday, 8 a.m.-noon. Walk-ins are welcome on Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. You may register online at https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/webtrac/stewartcyms.html

Children who register for sports programs must have a current physical on file with CYSS.  

For more information about registration, call 767-2312.

For more information about sports, or to learn about volunteering as a coach, call 767-4371 or 767-9342.

 

Soldier Show recruiting

Army Entertainment is seeking technicians and performers for the U.S. Army Soldier Show, Army Concert Tour and other programs.

Auditions are open to all soldiers – active, Reserve and Guard – who have sufficient time in service remaining.

Selection is based on talent and ability to represent the Army in appearance, physical fitness and military bearing.

Becoming a member of Army Entertainment's cast/crew lets soldiers work with the entertainment industry's latest equipment and technologies, learn skills, while delivering a world-class experience.

Visit ArmyEntertainment.net for applications and additional requirements needed for submission. Nominations are due by Nov. 1.

 

FMWR on the web

Visit the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation website for information about what FMWR has to offer soldiers and families at Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield. The site is http://www.stewartmwr.com/.

Also, like the action on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/FortStewartHunterFMWR.

 

 

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