Preschool Thanksgiving Storytime
Get into the holiday spirit and join Rheinland-Pfalz Library for a Thanksgiving themed Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 23. Open to preschool-aged children ages 3 to 5 years old and their parents. No registration required. For more information, contact Rheinland-Pfalz Library in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.
Did you know that children involved with theatrical arts programs outscore their nonarts student peers by an average of 65 points on the SAT and ACT? Theater provides a safe, secure environment where children learn skill sets including public speaking, coping mechanisms, reading comprehension, verbal and nonverbal communication, and more. SKIESUnlimited offers Intro to Theatre for ages 5 to 12 and Shakespeare Scenes for ages 12 and older. For more information or to register, contact Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122.
Installation Management Command Europe is proud to announce the availability of a comprehensive driver’s education program for high school students in Europe. The program has been made possible through a collaborative effort and contract with the “Fahrlehrerverband,” the German National Federation of Driving Instructors. For more information and to register, contact Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122.
KMC Teen Shuttle
Child, Youth and School Services offer a KMC Teen Shuttle service. Pick-up and 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. For more information and to apply for your shuttle card, contact Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122.
Clubs at Landstuhl School Age Center
Did you know that Landstuhl School Age Center has several different clubs open to students, grades one to five? The different weekly clubs include theater, fitness, art, Lego robotics and film. Registration with Child, Youth and School Services is required. Enrollment fees are based on total family income. For more information, contact the Landstuhl School Age Center at 486-7281 or 06371-86-7281.
Kindermusik is a musical program that nurtures young children’s development in the areas of language, social, emotional and physical skills. SKIESUnlimited offers Kindermusik classes in three age categories: Cuddle and Bounce, ages 0 to 18 months; Wiggle and Grow, ages 18 months to 3 years; and Laugh and Learn, ages 3 to 5 years. Open to all branches of service. For details and to register, contact Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 0631-3406-4516/4122.
Computer-assisted piano class
SKIESUnlimited is offering 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 they may have from previous piano lessons. The class is offered Mondays and Thursdays on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2901, and in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3819. Open to all branches of service for children ages 4 to 18 years old. To register, contact Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122.
Homework assistance for teens
U.S. Army Garrison 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. Mondays through Fridays. 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, contact Landstuhl Youth Center at 486-8658 or 06371-86-8658, or Sembach Youth Center at 545-1316 or 0611-143-545-1316.
Job openings at CYS Services
If you are interested in working with children and youth, apply online for Child, Youth and School Services positions at www.usajobs.gov. Search for job title: Child and Youth Program Assistant (entry, skill and 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.