Education Notes — September 21, 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 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: 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 6 to12; 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: 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: 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: Knitting Classes
Children ages 9+ are invited to learn the craft of knitting! Children may take classes solo or accompanied by parents. Classes are progressive from beginner to easy, intermediate, and experienced.  Learn various stitches, how to read a pattern, binding, seaming, fun historical facts about knitting, and so much more! Classes are offered monthly. All knitting supplies will be provided. Students only need to show up with their desire to learn. Our instructor has 15 years’ experience in the fiber arts and is a certified knitting instructor through the Craft Yarn Council. 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: 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.


SKIESUnlimited: Aikido Self-Defense Classes
The Child and Youth Services (CYS) SKIESUnlimited program offers Aikido Self-Defense classes for youth. Aikido is a Japanese martial art form designed and used for self-defense. The foundation of Aikido is the act of redirecting the attacker’s energy, rendering it harmless. Classes are taught by Sensei Moore, a Shodan Black Belt. Open to ages 11-18. $55/month for 8 classes. All classes are held at the CYS Multi-Purpose Room, Wetzel Upper Housing Area, Bldg. 8876. Sports physical not required.  For more information or to enroll, contact Parent Central Services, 485-7003; 06783-6-7003.


SKIESUnlimited: Kuk Sool Won Traditional Korean Martial Arts
Are your children interested in international fighting techniques? If so, SKIESUnlimited has a new class that will surely strike their interest! Kuk Sool Won is a Korean system of highly effective fighting.