Education Notes


Korean language lessons

Gift your child the gift of a second, or maybe even third language. SKIESUnlimited is now offering Korean language lessons. Open to all youth ages 5-18 with a military I.D. that are registered with CYS Services. For more information or to register, please contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.

KMC Teen Shuttle


Child and Youth Services offer a KMC Teen Shuttle service. Pick-up/Drop-off points are located throughout Vogelweh, Vogelweh Housing, Ramstein, and Landstuhl. ID card, shuttle card and permissions slips are required to ride the shuttle. Apply for your Shuttle Card at Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9066.

German classes

Introduce your children to the German language and culture through SKIESUnlimited German classes. Classes available for ages 4 to 14 at multiple locations. Private tutoring sessions are available. For more information, visit WebTrac or Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.

Voice Lessons

Children ages 8-18 can now learn how to develop a strong, healthy singing voice with SKIESUnlimited Voice Lessons! Private lessons are offered on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2901 and Landstuhl, Bldg. 3819. Participants will be trained on breath control, music theory and vocal techniques. For more information or to register, contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.

Driver’s Education for High School Students

IMCOM-Europe is proud to announce the availability of a comprehensive driver’s education program for High School students in Europe. It is made possible through a collaborative effort and contract with the German National Federation of Driving Instructors (Fahrlehrerverband). Do not miss out on this incredible opportunity for teens! For more information, and to register: Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Bks., Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.

Engineering classes

Children ages 4+ will be introduced to the fundamentals of engineering. Students will have an opportunity to build electrical engines, working draw-bridges, fully functioning cranes and basic gear boxes. Students will also be introduced to engineering concepts using pneumatic principles and equipment. All of this is done using the registered brand of Fischertechnik materials. Worksheets will be handed out so that children can expand their understanding of learned concepts outside of the classroom. For more information or to register, contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.

Conversational German

Gain a better understanding of the written and verbal German language! Two levels are offered: German Basics and Intermediate German. All course materials are provided free of charge. Classes run in 8-week semesters. Advance registration is required as these classes often fill up fast. Please contact ACS for class availability, 541-9000; 0611-143-541-9000.

Babysitting Course

Earn your Babysitter Course Certification with SKIES Unlimited with comprehensive 4-H approved training material, Red Cross CPR/Firs Aid Certification, hands-on experience as well as being involved with the Child & Youth Babysitter Referral Service. Classes are held at the Landstuhl Youth Center. For more information or to register, contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.

Theater Classes

Did you know that children involved with theatrical arts programs outscore their non-arts student peers by an average of 65 points on SAT/ACT tests? Theater provides a safe, secure environment where children learn skill sets including public speaking, coping mechanisms, reading comprehension, verbal/non-verbal communication and more. SKIESUnlimited offers “Intro to Theatre” for ages 5-12 and “Shakespeare Scenes” for ages 12 and older. For more information or to register, contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Bks., Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.