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The Next Fort Riley Network meeting
will be held April 24th at 1:30pm at
Riley’s Conference Center.
The Network meeting is...
Schedule of Events
9:30am - Zoo Opens
Noon - Party for the Planet Activities Begin, Bear
Awareness Enrichment @ Sloth Bear...
23 April, 2014 0730-1430
10-12 Volunteers needed
What: Assist with the running of a career fair event. 72 vendors, 700+ at...
Saturday, April 26
11:00am - 5:00pm (ONLY)
Kids under the age of 18 can fill up a 16oz cup
for the flat rate of $3.00. Ple...
Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark,
manufacturer, or other...
Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark,
manufacturer, or other...
If you are interested in volunteering ,
CYSS has a wonderful opportunity for
you. They are in dire need of Referee’s,
Coac...
http://csf2.army.mil/takethegat.html
The Global Assessment Tool (GAT) 2.0 is a survey tool through which
individuals are a...
May 3rd
Looking for good deals or need to get
rid of items you no longer need, this is
the perfect opportunity.
Individual...
Junction
City
Annual
Mud Bog
May 3rd
1:00pm
1111 Grant Ave.
Junction City
no coolers allowed, however
there will be food a...
Homebuyer
Education Seminar
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. on May 15, 2014
Location: 210 Custer Ave Room 118D on the
first floor, Ft Rile...
Monday, June 2nd
Cox Bros BBQ, Junction City, KS
5:00pm
Come join us at Cox Bros BBQ to show support for the Fort Riley US...
Army Family Covenant (AFC)
CYSS Initiatives
You must present a copy of deployment orders (with
spouse’s name) in order to ...
Youth Activities and
Organizations For the
Summer
• Junction City –
– YOUTH SUMMER THEATRE CAMP- Junction City Little Thea...
Youth Activities and
Organizations For the
Summer Cont.
• Junction City –
– Dorothy Bramlage Library Storytimes - Parents ...
Youth Activities and
Organizations For the
Summer Cont.
• Junction City –
– Challenger Soccer Camp at Fegan Field 400 -498...
Youth Activities and
Organizations For the
Summer Cont.• Junction City –
– Challenger Soccer Camp at Fegan Field 400 -498 ...
Youth Activities and
Organizations For the
Summer Cont.
• Manhattan –
– NATURE NAVIGATORS SUMMER CAMP -Sunset Zoo Nature N...
1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley Weekly News Update 4 18-14
1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley Weekly News Update 4 18-14
1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley Weekly News Update 4 18-14
1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley Weekly News Update 4 18-14
1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley Weekly News Update 4 18-14
1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley Weekly News Update 4 18-14
1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley Weekly News Update 4 18-14
1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley Weekly News Update 4 18-14
1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley Weekly News Update 4 18-14
1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley Weekly News Update 4 18-14
1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley Weekly News Update 4 18-14
1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley Weekly News Update 4 18-14
1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley Weekly News Update 4 18-14
1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley Weekly News Update 4 18-14
1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley Weekly News Update 4 18-14
1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley Weekly News Update 4 18-14
1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley Weekly News Update 4 18-14
1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley Weekly News Update 4 18-14
1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley Weekly News Update 4 18-14
1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley Weekly News Update 4 18-14
1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley Weekly News Update 4 18-14
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Please find attached the 1ID and Fort Riley Weekly News Update for this week. Feel free to send to anyone that you think will find it useful. A lot of great things happening this weekend and several upcoming events.

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1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley Weekly News Update 4 18-14

  1. 1. Photo by Unknown
  2. 2. The Next Fort Riley Network meeting will be held April 24th at 1:30pm at Riley’s Conference Center. The Network meeting is open to any and all interested in knowing what is upcoming in the Fort Riley Community. Child Care is available please RSVP to stacie.dumas@us.army.mil no later than noon on 4-17-14. Parents will need to bring shot records day of care or bring the children’s KOSCC card.
  3. 3. Schedule of Events 9:30am - Zoo Opens Noon - Party for the Planet Activities Begin, Bear Awareness Enrichment @ Sloth Bear Exhibit, Rock Climbing Wall Open from Noon to 4:30pm, Nature Swap Store Opens near Anteater/Maned Wolf Exhibit 1:00pm - Magic Show by Brian Strole @ Chautauqua Amphitheater 1:30pm- Zoo Ambassador Programs with Live Animal Encounters @ Chautauqua Amphitheater 2:00pm- Children's Storytime, Molly & The Tornado @ Chautauqua Ampitheater Bear Awareness Enrichment @ Sloth Bear Exhibit 3:00pm- Magic Show by Brian Strole @ Chautauqua Amphitheater 3:30pm – Zoo Ambassador Programs with Live Animal Encounters @ Chautauqua Amphitheater 4:30pm - Party for the Planet Activities End, Nature Swap Store Closes 5:00pm - Zoo Closes Celebrate Earth Day with the Zoo's animal residents at this family-friendly event. It's also the kick-off to another exciting special event season. Party for the Planet activities run from Noon to 4:30pm and include: • A Rock Climbing Wall near the Prairie Dog Exhibit • Magic Shows in Chautauqua Amphitheater • Zoo Ambassadors Programs with Live Animal Encounters in Chautauqua Amphitheater • Kid's Craft Station & Facepainting in the Nature Exploration Center • Conservation Stations featuring Beekeeping, Local Amphibians & Butterfly Gardening Regular Zoo admission applies: $4 adult, $2 children ages 3-12, 2 & under and FOSZ are free. Sunset Zoo 2333 Oak Street Manhattan, KS 66502
  4. 4. 23 April, 2014 0730-1430 10-12 Volunteers needed What: Assist with the running of a career fair event. 72 vendors, 700+ attendees When: Wednesday, 23 April, 2014. From 7:30am until 2:30pm (Or any portion of that time) Such as ~7:30-11am or ~10am to 2:30pm Who: Anyone willing to help for the entire event or any portion of the time. Where: Riley’s Conference Center. Seitz Drive, Ft. Riley How: Help with the set-up of the venue, register employers and agencies, register job seekers, help with clean up after the event. Employment Readiness Program- “ERP” Volunteer request “Hiring Heroes Career Fair”-
  5. 5. Saturday, April 26 11:00am - 5:00pm (ONLY) Kids under the age of 18 can fill up a 16oz cup for the flat rate of $3.00. Please present dependent military ID unless child is with parent. Orange Leaf Fort Riley Building 6914 Warren Ave, Fort Riley, Kansas 66442
  6. 6. Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the United States Government, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.
  7. 7. Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the United States Government, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.
  8. 8. If you are interested in volunteering , CYSS has a wonderful opportunity for you. They are in dire need of Referee’s, Coach’s and Assistant Coach’s. Great Opportunity for Soldiers to earn Volunteer hours for their MOVSM. If interested please stop by BLDG 6620 for a volunteer packet. A background check is required.
  9. 9. http://csf2.army.mil/takethegat.html The Global Assessment Tool (GAT) 2.0 is a survey tool through which individuals are able to confidentially assess their physical and psychological health based the five dimensions of strength: social, emotional, spiritual, family and physical fitness.
  10. 10. May 3rd Looking for good deals or need to get rid of items you no longer need, this is the perfect opportunity. Individual Sales will be held all across the installation.
  11. 11. Junction City Annual Mud Bog May 3rd 1:00pm 1111 Grant Ave. Junction City no coolers allowed, however there will be food and drink vendors on site. Slinging mud and loud trucks will be center stage at the 13th annual Mud Bog! Vehicles from the size of all-terrain vehicles, up to trucks with 44 inch tires, will participate. Vehicles will race trough pits of mud that are a set length. Spectators will have more opportunities to get muddy with a children’s race and competition, for children over the age 5.
  12. 12. Homebuyer Education Seminar 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. on May 15, 2014 Location: 210 Custer Ave Room 118D on the first floor, Ft Riley, KS This seminar will help you to find answers to the important questions you may be asking as you contemplate purchasing a home! OPEN SEMINAR RETIREES AND LOCAL COMMUNITY Featuring  Home Inspector  Real Estate Agent  Lender  And others! To Register Call HSO Office 785-239-3736
  13. 13. Monday, June 2nd Cox Bros BBQ, Junction City, KS 5:00pm Come join us at Cox Bros BBQ to show support for the Fort Riley USO. 10% of all the sales of the evening will be donated to the Fort Riley USO. In case you didn't know, the Fort Riley USO is the only USO in the state of Kansas and supports all the military installation needs in the entire state. Lets show them our continued support of the great work they do for our Kansas service members and their families. “Until everyone comes home“
  14. 14. Army Family Covenant (AFC) CYSS Initiatives You must present a copy of deployment orders (with spouse’s name) in order to receive any of the AFC discounts, in addition to being registered with Parent Central. Initiatives include: •20 percent monthly discount is available for children of deployed Soldiers for full-time and part-day fees. •$100 in FREE sports registrations per child, per Family, per deployment. This includes soccer, baseball, basketball, flag football and volleyball programs. •$300 in FREE instructional (SKIES) classes per child for maximum duration of eight weeks each. Regular fees will apply after the eight weeks. •16 hours of free hourly care per month is available to children of deployed sponsors. Hourly care is located at Warren East CDC and SAC. AFC benefits can be used up to 90 days after the Soldier returns. Be sure to make your reservations in advance. Weekday AFC care is from 6-8pm. Saturday AFC care is from 7-11pm. Patrons may also utilize weekday and Saturday child care at the hourly rate. Weekday AFC child care is free for Families participating in FRG meetings that have a deployed spouse. Parent Central Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm Walk-in registrations end at 4:30pm Appointments are also available 6620 Normandy Dr. 785-239-9885 -Family Child Care -Outreach Services -Youth Sports -School Liaison SKIES Unlimited Instructional Program 2420 H St. 785-240-5821 1st Division CDC 4012 1st Division Rd. 785-239-9011 Warren CDC 6950 Warren Rd. 785-239-9935/9929 Warren East CDC 6981 Warren Rd. 785-240-0822/0821 Forsyth CDC 2410 Saddlehorn Rd. 785-239-4846/4848 Forsyth East CDC 2420 H St. 785-240-5820/5822 Whitside CDC 676 Warrior Rd. 785-239-4978 Whitside North CDC 678 Warrior Rd. 785-240-6787 Youth Center 5800 Thomas Ave. 785-239-9222 School Age Center 5810 Thomas Ave. 785-239-9220 CYSS Directory
  15. 15. Youth Activities and Organizations For the Summer • Junction City – – YOUTH SUMMER THEATRE CAMP- Junction City Little Theatre's annual theatre camp for kids will be held in June. Watch our web site at www.jclit.info or Junction City Little Theater Facebook page for registration and camp dates. Sponsored by: Junction City Little Theatre – MONTHLY BIRDWALK Join Chuck Otte for this fun and informative bird walk once a month, weather permitting, in and around the Milford Lake area. These hikes are for beginning birdwatchers as well as those that have some experience. Bring binoculars and a bird ID book if you have them. Everyone is invited! Please note that all dates are tentative and subject to change. This program is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Milford Nature Center and Milford State Park. Ages/Grades: All ages Time(s): 8:00 a.m. (approximately 2 hours in length) Day(s): Saturdays Place: Meet at the parking area at the south end of Milford Lake dam across the highway from the Corps of Engineers office Cost: None Date(s): Please check with Chuck Otte at 785-238-4161 or cotte@ksu.edu for the spring walk dates. Registration deadline: None Sponsored by: Milford Nature Center – Milford Nature Center The Nature Center offers programs about native wildlife, especially birds of prey, to all age groups. Fees: None Contact: Pat Silovsky Telephone: 238-5323 Email: pat.silovsky@ksoutdoors.com – Girl Scouts of NE Kansas and NW Missouri Girl Scouts offers a general program for adult civic groups on what Girl Scouts is all about. This presentation will focus on the core values of the Girl Scout program, changes over the last two years, and volunteer needs in the community. Fees: None Contact: Call 785-776-1488 to speak to program staff
  16. 16. Youth Activities and Organizations For the Summer Cont. • Junction City – – Dorothy Bramlage Library Storytimes - Parents and children, babies through preschoolers, are invited to storytime at the library. Storytime is designed to foster the love of books and reading, and encourage children on the path to becoming great readers. Stories, songs, fingerplays, games, and crafts are centered around a weekly theme. • Wiggles & Giggles Baby Time- A time for parents and infants to interact. Each child must be accompanied one-to-one by an adult. Registration is required. Age:0-18 months Time: Thursdays at 10am • Mother Goose Toddler Time - Accompanied by parents or caregivers, this storytime is designed for children ages 18 to 36 months. Age:18-36 months Time: Wednesdays at 10 am • Preschool Story Time - For children without accompanying adults. Choose one of three sessions each week. Age:3-5 years Time: Tuesdays at 10 am Wednesdays at 1 pm Thursdays at 11 am • Evening Storytime- Families are invited to get ready for bed with this evening story program, Age:3-8 years, Time: Tuesdays at 6 pm. – Kindermusik - Saturday mornings (Starting June 9): 9:00 - 10:00 am (2-4 year olds), C.L. Hoover Opera House 135 W. Seventh Street, Junction City, KS 66441, Rehearsal Hall - 2nd floor Cost: $60 per month which includes $20 worth of At-Home Materials (CD and parent activity magazine, and every other month a take-home instrument) that are yours to keep! Contact the C.L. Hoover Opera House for enrollment information or questions. Phone: 785-238-3906 E-mail: office@jcoperahouse.org – Kids Art Classes - Free art class for kids in grades K-5 on Saturdays from noon to1 pm. A variety of art concepts will be learned and kids get a chance to use a wide scope of arts media. Call JCAC at 762-2581 for more info. – Preschool Art Classes - Naomi Williams teaches preschool art class on Wednesday mornings, 9-10 am Little ones have lots of fun while they learn about color, shape and composition. $6 per class Call JCAC at 762-2581 for more info.
  17. 17. Youth Activities and Organizations For the Summer Cont. • Junction City – – Challenger Soccer Camp at Fegan Field 400 -498 W. 10th Street, Junction City, KS Ages 2-18 years cost is $15 from Jul 28 – August 1, 2014 – Camp Corral at Rock Springs – Boys & Girls Club of Junction City / Geary County Summer Program for students in Kindergarten through 5th grade from 5:30 AM – 5:45 PM Monday through Friday with fees based on family income. Contact Renae Honsinger at 717-4025 for information. – YMCA Day Camp – for ages 6 (graduated Kindergarten) through Middle School . Times 6am -6pm $15 a day or 8:00am -4:00pm $10 a day. Daily activities to include swimming , movies and various field trips for more information contact Nancy Smith at (785)238-2972 • Manhattan – – Manhattan Arts Center (MAC) has a summer program. Details are not complete at this time. – Adventure Camp through the Flint Hills Discovery Center – Flint Hills Summer Fun Camp- is a camp for kids on the autism spectrum, about 2/3 of the camp are peer models while the other 1/3 are on the spectrum. This year they have a magic theme. – ANIMAL CRACKERS SUMMER CAMP -Sunset Zoo Animal Crackers Summer Camp is for kids ages five to seven and must have completed Kindergarten. Camper activities will include live animal interactions, themed tours of the zoo, crafts, games, and storytimes. Please contact Sunset Zoo, 785-587-2737, should you have any difficulties during registration. FEES: $115 for full day, $85 for half day. Sunset Zoo Members: $105/$75. Appropriate fees calculated during registration process. – SUMMER SAFARI SUMMER CAMP- Sunset Zoo Summer Safari Summer Camp is for kids ages eight and nine. We'll engage in activities around the Zoo, crafts, stories, live animal interactions, themed Zoo tours, and take weekly field trips around Manhattan and beyond to further explore the weekly theme. Please contact Sunset Zoo, 785-587-2737, should you have any difficulties during registration. FEES: $115 for full day, $85 for half day. Sunset Zoo Members: $105/$75. Appropriate fees calculated during registration process. This activity is eligible for a payment plan or can be paid in full today. A minimum of 50% of each session's fee is due today to reserve a child's spot. A $20 non-refundable deposit will be held for each enrolled camp session. Sessions must be paid in full within five working days prior to the first day of each camp session.
  18. 18. Youth Activities and Organizations For the Summer Cont.• Junction City – – Challenger Soccer Camp at Fegan Field 400 -498 W. 10th Street, Junction City, KS Ages 2-18 years cost is $15 from Jul 28 – August 1, 2014 – Camp Corral at Rock Springs – Boys & Girls Club of Junction City / Geary County Summer Program for students in Kindergarten through 5th grade from 5:30 AM – 5:45 PM Monday through Friday with fees based on family income. Contact Renae Honsinger at 717-4025 for information. – Junction City Baseball Association - • Manhattan – – Manhattan Arts Center (MAC) has a summer program. Details are not complete at this time. – Adventure Camp through the Flint Hills Discovery Center – Flint Hills Summer Fun Camp- is a camp for kids on the autism spectrum, about 2/3 of the camp are peer models while the other 1/3 are on the spectrum. This year they have a magic theme. – ANIMAL CRACKERS SUMMER CAMP -Sunset Zoo Animal Crackers Summer Camp is for kids ages five to seven and must have completed Kindergarten. Camper activities will include live animal interactions, themed tours of the zoo, crafts, games, and storytimes. Please contact Sunset Zoo, 785-587-2737, should you have any difficulties during registration. FEES: $115 for full day, $85 for half day. Sunset Zoo Members: $105/$75. Appropriate fees calculated during registration process. – SUMMER SAFARI SUMMER CAMP- Sunset Zoo Summer Safari Summer Camp is for kids ages eight and nine. We'll engage in activities around the Zoo, crafts, stories, live animal interactions, themed Zoo tours, and take weekly field trips around Manhattan and beyond to further explore the weekly theme. Please contact Sunset Zoo, 785-587-2737, should you have any difficulties during registration. FEES: $115 for full day, $85 for half day. Sunset Zoo Members: $105/$75. Appropriate fees calculated during registration process. This activity is eligible for a payment plan or can be paid in full today. A minimum of 50% of each session's fee is due today to reserve a child's spot. A $20 non-refundable deposit will be held for each enrolled camp session. Sessions must be paid in full within five working days prior to the first day of each camp session.
  19. 19. Youth Activities and Organizations For the Summer Cont. • Manhattan – – NATURE NAVIGATORS SUMMER CAMP -Sunset Zoo Nature Navigators Summer Camp is for kids ages ten to twelve. They will explore the world around them with friends through nature hikes, Zoo tours, engaging projects, group games, live animal encounters, and field trips to sites around town and around the region. Some weeks will include conservation projects and opportunities for Navigators to develop their skills at implementing the scientific process. Please contact Sunset Zoo, 785-587- 2737, should you have any difficulties during registration. FEES: $115 for full day, $85 for half day. Sunset Zoo Members: $105/$75. Appropriate fees calculated during registration process. This activity is eligible for a payment plan or can be paid in full today. A minimum of 50% of each session's fee is due today to reserve a child's spot. A $20 non-refundable deposit will be held for each enrolled camp session. Sessions must be paid in full within five working days prior to the first day of each camp session. – WEE ADVENTURES at the Manhattan Park and Recreation- Special events for ages 3-5. Join us on field trips, parties, and fun!! Parents may stay or drop off children. – T-Ball at the Manhattan Park and Recreation- T-ball is for boys and girls currently enrolled in kindergarten ages 5- 7 yrs – Baseball and Softball at the Manhattan Park and Recreation- Baseball for grades 1- 12 and Softball for grades 1-12. ages 6- 19 yrs . • Elmdale, KS – – YMCA Camp Wood - Contact Camp Wood at 620-273-8641 or office@campwood.org for information on how they are serving military families. Many variety of camps held over the summer months. Check out their website at www.campwood.org/kansas-summer-camps/

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