Children 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; 0611-143-541-9066.
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 contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.
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 Bks., Bldg. 162, 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.
Clubs Available at Landstuhl School Age Center
Did you know that Landstuhl School Age Center has several different clubs open to students, Grades 1-5? The different weekly clubs include theater, fitness, art, Lego robotics and film! Registration with CYSS is required. Enrollment fees are based on total family income. Contact the Landstuhl School Age Center for more information, 486-7281 or 06371-86-7281.
Homework Assistance for Teens
USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Youth Programs provide a homework lab, tutoring and one-on-one homework assistance during Power Hour at the Youth Center, 3 to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Homework contracts are available to clarify direction of help needed and to get the student, Academic Program Manager and parents on the same page for daily or weekly goals and expectations. This is a great resource for youth that need additional help or just a quiet place to focus on their academics. If you are interested, please contact Landstuhl Youth Center, 486-8658, 06371-86-8658 or Sembach Youth Center, 545-1316 or 0611-143-545-1316.
Tots and Tales Storytime at
Tots and Tales Storytime at Rheinland-Pfalz Library is an entertaining event with flannel board fun, finger-plays, songs, activities and nursery rhymes! It promotes educational development and reading readiness in young children ages 12 to 24 months. Tots and Tales Storytime is held at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. every Tuesday from September through July. Sign up in advance. For more information, contact Rheinland-Pfalz Library in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.
Preschool Storytime at
Rheinland-Pfalz Library hosts a story time for preschool-aged children at
10:30 a.m. every Wednesday from September through July. This entertaining event includes stories, music and crafts for young children ages 3 to 5 years old and their parents. No sign-up required. For more information, contact Rheinland-Pfalz Library in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.
Join the Rheinland-Pfalz Library for Lapsit Storytime! This infant story time is held at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. every Thursday from September through May. The event includes sensory crafts, songs, finger-plays and stories. Light refreshments are available for the parents. Because of limited space, sign-up is required. A waitlist is also available, in which parents are notified the Saturday prior if a space has become available. For more information or to register, contact Rheinland-Pfalz Library in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.
Computer Assisted Piano Class
SKIESUnlimited offers a computer assisted piano class to help students learn how to play piano. Students receive both a 30-minute individual lesson and a 30-minute interactive piano lesson at a workstation with a stand-alone computer. Students are asked to bring piano books and other teaching materials that they may have if they have had piano instructions before. This class is offered on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2901, and Landstuhl, Bldg. 3819. Open to ages 4 to 18. Open to all branches of service. To register, contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, at 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.
Job Openings at Child and Youth Services
Are you interested in working with children and youth? Apply online for Child and Youth Services positions online at www.usajobs.gov. Look for job title: Child and Youth Program Assistant (Entry, Skill & Target Level) CY-01/02. Positions are available at Kleber, Landstuhl, Sembach and Miesau locations. Child and Youth Program Assistants work directly with children and youth and must be trustworthy, able to maintain a high degree of professionalism at all times and have the desire to be a positive influence on children and youth.
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, please contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Bks., Bldg. 162, 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.
Kindermusik is a musical program that nurtures young children’s development in the areas of language, social, emotional and physical skills. Come and find out why over 2 million families in over 70 countries are using this program! SKIESUnlimited offers Kindermusik classes for youth in three age categories: Cuddle & Bounce, ages 0 to 18 months; Wiggle & Grow, ages 18 months to 3 years; and Laugh & Learn, ages 3 to 5 years. Open to all branches of service. For more information or to register, contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, at 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.