Education Notes — August 30, 2018


Child & Youth Program Assistants Needed
CYS needs additional Child & Youth Program Assistants in the Baumholder Military Community in order to expand programming. CYPAs are needed for all age groups. CYS is a wonderful opportunity to start a meaningful career in Early Childhood Education which can follow you wherever you are stationed. A career that goes where you do. Earn benefits such as education, vacation, health insurance, and much more. Earn a 20% off your own child care fees as well as priority placement. Even earn a Child Development Associates free through CYS. To apply visit www.usajobs.gov.


SKIESUnlimited: Drum Workshop
SKIESUnlimited now offers drum lessons for children ages 4+. Fees are 30 min session $20, 45min session $25, 60 min session $30. Register through Webtrac or Parent Central Services. After registering contact Parent Central Services to schedule your specific spot. Classes are available every Tuesday between 3 and 7 p.m. at the SKIES Drivers Training Room in Upper Wetzel Housing Area, Bldg. 8881. For more information, contact Parent Central Services or SKIESUnlimited, 485-7003/6969; 06783-6-7003/6969.


SKIESUnlimited: Babysitter Training
SKIESUnlimited offers Babysitter Training on a regular basis. This training includes 4H approved training material, Red Cross CPR/First Aid certification, hands-on experience and CYS Babysitter Referral Service. Open to Grades 6to12; ages 11 to 18. Find out when the next training is by contacting the SKIES Director or the Wetzel Teen Center, 485-6969/6810; 06783-6-6969/6810.



SKIESUnlimited: Voice Lessons
Children ages 8 to 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, please contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Bks., Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.


SKIESUnlimited: Classical Ballet Lessons
Do you have a young one interested in learning Classical Ballet? SKIESUnlimited offers Ballet lessons on a monthly basis. Lessons offered are: Preschool ballet, Ages 3 to 5; 3 to 3:45 p.m. Ballet I Ages 6+. 5 to 5:45 p.m. All skill levels are welcome. Registration is required no later than 48 hours prior to the start of the event. Classes are held at the CYS SKIES Wetzel Annex, Wetzel Upper Housing Area, Bldg. 8876. For more information or to enroll, contact Parent Central Services, 485-7003; 06783-6-7003.


SKIESUnlimited: 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, please contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Bks., Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.


Start Smart Basketball
Start Smart is a “child/ parent interactive” basketball program lead by a Child and Youth Sports staff member for ages 3 to 4. The sessions are 45 minutes long and are held weekly from 5-5:45 p.m. for 6 weeks. Sessions are offered on Landstuhl & Sembach. Cost is $25. Registration is October 1-31 or until sessions are full. The classes begin in November and will go through December. Register through WebTrac, by phone, or in person at Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Bks., Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9066.


SKIESUnlimited: Kindermusik
SKIESUnlimited now offers Kindermusik classes! Kindermusik has been proven to help children develop language, social, emotional and physical skills along with a lifelong love for music! SKIESUnlimited will offer Caterpillar Music for toddlers, ages 2 to 3, 3 to 3:45 p.m. and Music Together for children, ages 4 to 6, 4 to 4:45 p.m. Sessions are held every Tue. Cost: $50/session (4 classes). All classes are held at the CYS Multi-Purpose Room, Wetzel Upper Housing Area, Bldg. 8876. For more information or to enroll, contact Parent Central Services, 485-7003 or 06783-6-7003.