Volume 26, Issue 12 December 2011 PreviewFamily and MWR Calendar of Events and Activities
2 Family and MWR PREVIEW December 2011 Fort Drum Family and MWR Military Families First at Family and MWR With the holiday season approach- the Youth Center Choir singing ing and the first few snowflakes of Christmas Carols, Magic, Music, Pizza winter beginning to fall, Fort Drum Buffet, Gifts, and a special guest Families and Soldiers begin to look appearance. All this and more is pre- for some fun holiday activities to cel- sented at the Commons. ebrate the season. BOSS will open its doors on Nash This holiday season, keep yourself Boulevard on Christmas Eve and Day and your family busy by participating and again on New Years Eve to in community events such as the Soldiers who do not have the oppor- Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony held tunity to leave Fort Drum on those December 1 at 5:15 pm at the Main days. Holiday food and plenty of activ- Post Chapel with treats available ities are offered with video gaming, inside Youth Services, Christmas televised football, pool, the new Carols, and a visit from Santa. media room, and free wifi internet. Units will be distributing Christmas There is also an opportunity to cel- trees to families that have been ebrate New Year’s Eve in Niagara donated by local tree farms through Falls. Parks and Recreation have a trip the Trees for Troops program spon- with a two night three day stay in sored by The Spirit of Christmas Niagara Falls on the Canadian side of Foundation and Federal Express and the falls. $150.00 per person will organized by BOSS. include transportation and accommo- December 3 Parks and Recreation dations near the Hard Rock Café are offering a trip to see Syracuse where you can enjoy a free New City Balet perform Children’s Year’s Eve Rock Concert and mid- Nutcracker with tickets at $45 per night fireworks over the falls. person. No matter how you spend this holi- On December 6 beginning at 5 pm day season be sure to take time for Family and MWR and AUSA partner yourself, and enjoy the spirit of theThe crowd waiting for Santa at last year’s Family Holiday Celebration to present a Family Holiday season. Celebration with entertainment by Preview Garrison Commander Col. Noel T. Nicolle Director Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Mr. Harold E. Greer Marketing Chief Ms. Donna W. Orvis Preview Editor Ms. Laura Oakes Special Events Ms. Michelle Roden Graphics Illustrator Mr. John Donovan Office Automation Clerk Ms. Brenda Hess Preview is published monthly by FortDrum’s Family and Morale, Welfare, andRecreation (Family and MWR). Opinionsexpressed here do not necessarily reflect Fort Drum Family and MWR online: www.drummwr.comthose of the U.S. Army. Copies of this publi-cation are available monthly as an insert inthe third issue of the installation newspaper,The Fort Drum Mountaineer, in all Familyand MWR facilities, and by contacting theFamily and MWR Marketing Office at 315-772-5370. Information published here wasaccurate at the time of printing but may besubject to change without notice. Smartphone link to the Fort Drum Family and MWR Calendar
December 2011 Family and MWR PREVIEW 3 Commons Activity Center The Commons The Commons is ideal for conferences, seminars and small meetings. Groups of 25 - 500 people can be accommodated in the banquet rooms. War Fighters conference rooms are used for VIP functions featuring 2 Bldg. P-4350 772-6222 plasma TVs for briefings and is equipped for VTC conferences. A sound-Buster’s Brew Pub proof wall is used to separate the two rooms.Dining Specials NFL Sunday Ticket Relax in the Old English atmosphere The ultimate field advantage withat Buster’s Brew Pub and enjoy a great Sunday Ticket you won’t miss a singlemeal, try one of the evening specials or game at the Winner’s Circle.one of the unique brews distilled in Sundays . . . . .Doors open at noontheir own micro - brewery. Check outthe house favorite - 10th Mountain WWE Pay-Per-View WrestlingLight Beer or the special brew of the The Winner’s Circle Sports Bar hasmonth. all of the excitement of viewing WWE Pay-Per-View on the big screen.Tuesday Admission is $3. Doors open at 6 pm.Open Faced Grilled Rib Eye Live pre show begins at 7:30 pm withSandwich Dinner Special the feature event starting at 8 pm. A tender and juicy grilled to order rib Dec 18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TLCeye steak served on a fresh roll withsalad, potato, vegetable, dinner roll and Thursday Night NFLbutter. Watch the NFL Football games on the Rib Eye Sandwich Dinner big screen with friends while enjoying . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$10.95 your favorite snacks and beverages. Thursdays . . . . . . .Game time 8 pmWednesdayRib Night Special Family Nights Start your evening out right with the The Commons celebrates Family Buster’s Brew Pub Stop in Buster’s Brew Pubmouth-watering Rack of Ribs Special inBusters Brew Pub. Enjoy live entertain- Nights every Tuesday at 5 pm with a pizza and pasta buffet dinner and a Sandwich of the Month for dinner Wednesday -ment by Les Gates. variety of family entertainment weekly. Special $5.50 Friday and enjoy a great Half rack of ribs . . . . . . . . . .$11.95 To kick off this popular event the Back Cobb Salad Sandwich meal with live Half roasted/BBQ chicken . . . . . . . . To School Carnival will feature special . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$9.95 activitiesm, treats, and the friendly entertainment by “Les Family and MWR Characters. Gates” .Thursday Dec 6 . . .Family Holday Celebration Restaurant and PubPrime Rib Night Special Dec 13 . . . . . . . . . . . .Carnival Night Hours of Operation Try one of the evening specials: Stop by Buster’s Brew Pub on Mon - Fri - Lunch . . . . .11 am - 2 pm Tue - Fri - Dinner . . . . . . . .5 - 9 pm Tuesday - Rib Eye SandwichThursday for the Prime Rib Special Ham Buffetincluding all the traditional sides. Enjoy Oven roasted Ham Lunch Buffet Tue - Fri - Bar . . . . . . . . . . .4 - 10 pm Wednesday - Rack of Ribs,live entertainment by Les Gates. and beverage, all for only $7.95. In Hours subject to change. Check Thursday - Prime Rib, and 12 oz Prime Rib . . . . . . . . . .$12.95 the Winner’s Circle. Facebook and facilities for updated Dec 15 . . . . . . . . .11am - 1:30 pm hours. Friday - Steak.Friday Night Steak Special Fridays at Busters Brew Pub you will Ultimate Fighting Championshipsenjoy a steak cooked to order, with Check out the Pay-Per-View UFCBaked Potato, and Vegetable. Bustersalso has freshly made brews and tempt-ing desserts. Enjoy live entertainment Fight Night at the Winner’s Circle Sports Bar. Pre fight activities begin at 9 pm with the main event beginning at Plan a Party or Unit Functionby Les Gates. Porterhouse . . . . . . . . . . . . .$17.95 10 pm. Dec 3 . . . . . . . . . .Door Open at 7 at The Lodges of Remington Park NY Strip . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$15.95 Right Arm NightFriday’s At Ease! We’ve got a great Fort Drum team! After a week of hard work you Show your appreciation at Right Armdeserve to join friends, unwind, and Night. This free event is hostedready yourself for the weekend. At monthly by one of the Units on FortEase! offers free pizza and drink specials Drum featuring a hot snack bar, drinkfrom 4 - 7 pm in Buster’s Brew Pub. specials, and fun activities with the(Closed on training holidays). people you depend on every day. Jan 27 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 pm Brew of the Month: Lloyds Landing Lodge Lloyd’s Landing is located on the beach at Remington Park. The lodge features a Hillside Lake Lodge The Hillside Lake Lodge overlooks Remington Pond. The lodge features a large Rudolph’s Red large stone fireplace with two cozy seat- stone fireplace, comfortable seating areas ing areas. The seating capacity is 72 with and a full kitchen. . The seating capacity is a standing capacity of 150. for 50 with a standing capacity for 100.
4 Family and MWR PREVIEW December 2011 Bowling Center Bldg. P-4320 772-6601 The Pine Plains Bowling Center Fort Drum’s 24-lane bowling center features automated, com- puterized scorekeeping consoles Dining at the Bowl and overhead scoring monitors. Lil’Skeeters Restaurant Handicap access lanes and bumper bowl lanes are available. The center contains a unique Lil’ Skeeters Restaurant - Dining at The Bowl snack bar/smoke house eatery - Lil Skeeters Restaurant located in the Pine Plains Bowling Center serves the most scrumptious BBQ Sandwiches, burgers, hoagies, salads, and more. While famous for their Lil’ Skeeters BBQ, a video arcade, In-house Hickory Smoked BBQs and sauces, Lil Skeeters also offers a range of other and a billiards room. mouth pleasing treats such as chicken tenders, buffalo wings, fresh made pizza (by the slice or whole), hot dogs, nachos, cole slaw, baked beans, macaroni and potato salads, corn bread, french fries, and onion rings. Dine in or take out.. Purchase lunchBirthday Parties ing times. Maximum of six children Wednesday - Friday between 11:00 am and 1:30 pm and receive a FREE game of bowl-Birthday parties at the bowl are fun. per lane. ing (must be used same day before 3 pm).We will work to create the perfect Dine In/Take Out 772-6601package to make your birthday spe- Bowl-A-Lunchcial, fun, and easy! Call 772-6601 for Purchase a lunch at Lil’ Skeeter’s All-You-Can-Bowl Special Pay-As-You-Play Cosmic Bowlingreservations. Snack Bar and receive one free This spectacular special won’t be Out of this world bowling fun. AdultsPackage #1 game, shoe rental not included. $3 per game + shoes. Children 12 beat. Rent a lane for only $9 perIncludes 1 hour of bowling, shoes, and Bowling must be used on the same and under $2.25 + shoes. person, per hour, for unlimited bowl-choice of a meal from the “Junior day before 3 p.m. Saturdays . . . . . . . . .9 pm - Midnight ing, includes shoes.League” menu for only $9 per child. Mon - Fri . . . . . . . . . . .11 am - 3 pm Sunday Family Bowling Special Wednesdays . . . . . . . . . . .7 - 10 pmPackage #2 Families may enjoy bowling at a spe-Just bowling & shoes for up to 6 chil- By The Hour Bowling Special cial low price of $1.50 per game All-You-Can-Bowl Cosmicdren per lane. All you can bowl in one hour for (Adults) and $1 per game for children Bowling(No outside food permitted in just $12 including shoes. 12 yrs and younger. Does not include Bowl as many games as you like forBowling Center except for cake Mon - Fri . . . . . . . . . . .11 am - 3 pm shoes. one low rate on Thursdays, We turnand ice cream) for $15 per lane, down the lights and crank up the Sundays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 - 6 pmper hour. Bowl Two Get One Free tunes for out of this world bowling Bowl two games at regular price and All-You-Can-Bowl Sunday fun.$10.50 per person includingBumper Bowling receive 1 game free. Shoes not shoes. Bowl as many games as you like forBumper bowling is ideal for young included. Thursdays . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 - 10 pm just $9 per person including shoes.bowlers. Bumper Bowling is avail- Tuesdays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 - 9 pm Sundays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 - 9 pmable on 12 lanes during open bowl-
December 2011 Family and MWR PREVIEW 5 Army Community Service Bldg.P-4330 Classes and Programs Information and Referral 1-800-826-0886 or 772-6556 Call programs to find out times and locations of classes offered ACS Outreach Dec 13 . . . . . . . . . . . .1:30 - 3:30 pm Army Family Covenant “Keeping the Promise” 772-5374 Army Community Service is a one-stop information and referral agency that is of particular New Parent Support Program interest to newcomers. ACS helps prepare Soldiers and Families for the ever-changing mili- Army Family Team Building New Parent Support offers parenting tary lifestyle by providing a wide variety of educational programs and events. ACS also serves 772-6710/9229/6566 and supportive teaching services to as the hub of deployment cycle activities. AFTB Level 1 any family that is ID card eligible with Dec 7 - 8 . . . . . . . . . . . .9 am - 4 pm children from the ages 0-3 years old. Army Emergency ReliefArmy Emergency Relief (AER) is dedicated to assisting Soldiers, Retirees, survivors and Financial Readinesstheir Families with emergency financial assistance. AER can help with emergency trav- Army Family Action Plan 772-6710 772-5196/8526el, prevention of eviction, first month’s rent and security deposit, emergency food FRP supports units and FRGs withneeds, auto repair, and emergency medical and dental expenses. The program provides AFAP Issues accepted year-round on-demand training to meet theinterest free loans and grants to members of the military community with valid emer- needs of the Soldier and Family mem-gency needs. AER is run by funds provided by the contributions from service mem- Army Vollunteer Corps Coordinator ber.bers and the community. The AER office is housed at P-4330 Conway Road, inside of 1st Term Soldier Financial Trainingthe Army Community Service Building. The offices offer privacy and a comfortable 772-2899 December and January Volunteer of Wednesdays . . . . . . . .8:30 am - 4 pmwaiting area to make difficult times a little easier. For more information about the Budget Development and Recordprogram, our fundraising campaign, or our assistance capabilities please call 772- the Month Event at The Commons. Jan 19 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10:30 - 11am Keeping Dec 12 . . . . . . .9 am - noon6560/6555. For after hours emergencies that cannot wait until the next business day, Homebuyers Classassistance can be obtained by calling 1-877-272-7337. Contact AER at 772-8873 for Dec 19 . . . . . . . . . . . .9:30 - 11:30 amappointments and questions. Exceptional Family Member Program Information and Referral Center 772-5476 Military Family Life ConsultantsInformation and Referral Program (I&R) is the ACS resource service for Fort Drum EFMP now has a System Navigator 212-6919and the surrounding community. I&R can assist with finding resources, activities and available to help EFMP familes registr- Walk In/Appointments at ACSevents in and around the Fort Drum area. Available amenities at ACS include a fur- er for benefits and programs. Mon - Fri . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 am - 8 pmnished kitchen, family lounge, conference room and a communications center offering EFMP Support Group Meetinginternet, printer, and fax capability. Free Baby Bundles are available for newborns - 3 Dec 13 . . . . . . . . . . .11:30 am - 1 pm Mobilization and Deploymentmonth olds of E1 through E5 or multiple births regardless of rank. 772-2848Hours of operation are Mon - Fri, 7:30 am - 6 pm and Sat, Sun & Holidays, 9 am - 7 Employment Readiness Event Planningpm. Call 1-800-826-0886 or 772-6556/6557 for more information. 772-9611 Dec 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 - 11:30 am Employment 101 CARE Team Training ACS Outreach Dec 1 . . . . . . . . . . . .9:30 - 11:30 am Dec 12 . . . . . . . . . . .9 am - 12:30 pmThe goal of Outreach Services is two-fold. First to service the units by evaluating Build Your Own Business Key Caller Classneeds, coordinating services and delivering programming and secondly, to provide pro- Dec 13 . . . . . . . . . . .9:30 - 11:30 am Dec 13 . . .2 - 3:30 pm & 5 - 6:30 pmgramming that promotes community cohesiveness. Info table is held twice a month at Job Club & At-Home Career Fairthe Exchange food court. Available for unit briefings call for appointments. Call for Dec 14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .noon - 2 pmmore information at (315) 772-5374 Fed Employment Worksohp Relocation Readiness Dec 15 . . . . . . . . . . .9:30 - 11:30 am 772-6566 Army Volunteer Corps Coordinator Registration required for all classes Welcome Tour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TueVolunteering at Fort Drum is fun and easy positions are now posted online at held at ACS Stateside PCS Briefs . . . . . Tue & Thuwww.myarmyonesource.com. The Volunteer Management Information System or English for Speakers of Other(VMIS) is a historical change to the way Army installations track and manage their vol- Family Advocacy Program Languages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .unteer programs. Volunteers can now manage, log and track their volunteer hours as 772-2279 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tue and Thuwell as search for open volunteer positions. VMIS allows volunteers to keep a detailed Stress Management Hearts Apart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dec 2history of all volunteer positions held whether it’s here at Fort Drum or at your last Dec 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . .1:30 - 3:30 pm Newcomer Orientation . . . . . .Dec 5installation. This system will unify how volunteer activity is tracked across all Army Scream Free Parenting, Pre-register Overseas PCS Brief . . . . . . . .Dec 15posts so your volunteer hours and experience will easily follow you when PCS’ing. Dec 8 & 9 . . . . . . . . . . . .9 am - 3 pmFor more information about volunteering on Fort Drum, call 772-2899. Anger Management Soldier and Family Assistance Center 772-7781 Inprocessing for WTU/MEB Soldiers and Families: Wed . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 am - 4:30 pm Fri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 am - noon Survivor Outreach Services 772-6357 SOS Grouip Meeting at ACS Coupon Giveaway Pass on the Savings! Take a Coupon - Give a Coupon. Product and Store Coupons available at Army Community Service Information and Referral desk.
6 Family and MWR PREVIEW December 2011 Youth Center C hi l d , Yo u t h a n d S ch o o l S e rv ices Bldg. P-10790 772-6719 The High School Lounge and Middle School Lounge at Youth Center (YC) areopen to youth weekdays after school, at noon on Saturdays and when school isnot in session. Bring a friend as a guest, hang out, listen to music, or play videogames. Free snacks offered daily. Membership is free!Please visit us at the Youth Center Youth Center Hours of immidiately following the Fort Operation Free Class For Youth Aged 10 - 15Drum Holiday Tree Lighting at 5:15 on December 1 for refreshments Admin. and Registration Hours and a visit with Santa. Mon - Fri . . . . . . . . .11 am - 7 pm Sat - Reg. Only . . . . .noon - 7 pm MS Trips & Activities Middle School Hours - (grades 7-8)Holiday Dance - $2 for Monday - Friday . . . . .2:30 - 7 pmMember, $4 for Non- Member Saturday . . . . . . . . . .noon - 7 pmDec 17 . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 - 10 pm High School Hours - (grades 9-12) MS & HS Trips and Activities Monday - Thursday . .2:30 - 8 pm Friday . . . . . . . . . . . . .2:30 - 9 pmGingerbread Contest - Free Saturday . . . . . . . . . .noon - 8 pmDec 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 - 4 pm The Youth Center opens at 1 pm on days when public school is not in ses-Holiday Ornament Making sion.Party - FreeDec 10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 - 6 pm Hours are subject to change. A late fee of $1 per minute per youth will be charged for late pick-Holiday Party - Free ups.Food, music, games and contestswith prizes. Youth Center Hours Will beDec 24 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 - 5 pm Amended on: Dec 24 . . . . . . . . . . .noon - 6 pmSyracuse Stage Theater Trip - Dec 25 & 26 . . . . . . . . . .ClosedThe Lion, The Witch, and The Dec 31 . . . . . . . . . . .7 pm - 1 amWardrobe - $15 per personRegistration deadline for this trip HIRED! Apprenticeship Program CYSS Youth Sports & Fitnessis Wednesday, Dec 14.Dec 27 . . . . . . . . . . .Noon - 8 pm Teens, 15-18, interested in working may apply for an apprenticeship Bldg. M-435A 772-6718/4102New Years Eve Party - $5 through the HIRED! Smart Start General Apprenticeship Program. Teens will sign up as a volunteer coach.Dress up and bring in the New Development: Receive your first childs sportsYear with friends. Dinner, party work in selected FMWR facilities for 12 week terms. There are 4- for 3-5 year olds, this program enrollment free and get 50% off thefavors, and breakfast included. focuses on children and their par- 2nd and 3rd.Contact YC staff for information terms per year. Youth are paid at the end of each term. Training is ents working together to developand program rules. sports skills. The next Smart StartDec 31 . . . . . . . . . . .8 pm - 1 am provided . Youth must register Teen Sports Club with CYSS to qualify. Parent registration is Dec - Jan for a Youth sports is looking for teens(*) Registration deadline for each trip Orientation Dec. 02, 4:30 - 6:30 General Development session interested in volunteering to assistwill be 10 business days prior to the pm. . HIRED! Application for which will run Jan - Feb with coaching, score keeping, andtrip. Business days are Monday upcoming term deadline is Dec. 6, officiating.through Saturday. 2011. Contact 772-0281 or 772- Volunteer Coaches 6719 for information. and Referees Needed CYSS Sports Hours of Visit CYSS Sports Office at 435A Operation *ATTENTION*ATTENTION*ATTENTION* Oswego Ave or Call 772-6718 to Mon - Thu. . .11:30 am- 3:30 pm Parent and Youth Orientation is required Basketball Boys or Girls Teams for ages 10 - 12 .of all members within 30 days of member Registration through Jan 4, Season runs Jan 9 - Mar 14. Cost isregistration. Orientation will be conduct- $40. ed December 5th and December 19th Wrestling6 - 7pm. For additional information and to For youth 5 - 12 yrs. Registration through - Jan 2. Season runs Jan 11 - Mar 15. Cost is $45. schedule your orientation, contact the Year-Round Cheer Youth Center at For youth 11 - 13 yrs. Registration through - Jan 2. Season runs 772-6719. Jan 11 - Mar 15. Cost is $165 (three payments of $55). Register/Enroll at the Youth Center, CYSS Sports Office, or *ATTENTION*ATTENTION*ATTENTION* Parent Central Services
December 2011 Family and MWR PREVIEW 7 Army Family Covenant * Free care for FRG Child,Youth and School Services ‘Give Parents a Break’ Child meetings/deployment briefings. Care * SKIES Instructional classes - CYS Services Outreach Services $150. Parent Central Services: Bldg. P-10720 772-8675 772-3677 or 772-8672 * CYSS Sports - $50. See Directory on page 15 for Individual Facility Numbers The Army Family Covenant is a Temporary Change of Station commitment from the Army to TCS/PCS UnaccompaniedParent Central ServicesYouth must enroll at Parent Central Special Programs enhance mission readiness by pro- Tour/TDY (90-170 days)Services to participate in CYSS programs. and Events viding additional support to *16 hours free care per month/perBring your child’s current shot record, last All hours of Special Programs and Families especially during deploy- child.physical, and proof of all Family income Events are subject to Change. ments. Army Families who have a * $2 per hour after 16 free hours(LES/Paystubs). If the Spouse is Deployed, Soldier who is deployed, a member of hourly care.Rear Detachment, Wounded Warrior, TCS, of a Rear Detachment, a Wounded * Free care for deployment briefin-TDY, PCS, or a Fallen Soldier, you may qual- Saturday Care Warrior, a Fallen Warrior, or onify for benefits under the Army Family Saturday hourly childcare at gs.Covenant. Please call 772-8675 for more TCS, TDY, PCS (unaccompanied * Free care for FRG meetings. Memorial CDC. Cost for use tour) qualify for special child care * SKIES Instructional classes -information. Registration by appointmentonly. only $4.00 per hour. Spouses options under the AFC. $150.Mon - Thu . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 am - 5 pm who qualify for Army Family To utilize the AFC benefits, you * CYSS Sports - $50.Fri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 am - 4 pm Covenant Care benefits may must register youth with Child, use them.. Must register in Youth and School Services. Wounded Warrior SoldiersFamily Child Care Homes advance. For more information Registration is FREE. Registration Family Child Care offers parents flexible information and packets may be *16 hours free care per month/perhours and a smaller group for your child in call 772-7103. Make your child.a family setting. All FCC providers are reservation by noon eight (8) obtained at Parent Central Services * $2 per hour after 16 free hoursCPR and First Aid Certified and must com- days prior. Cancellations by located at Clark Hall, 2nd floor, of hourly care.plete the same training as the center staff. noon three(3) days prior. FMWR window or online at * Free care for deployment briefin-For more information and FCC enrollment www.drummwr.com gs.call 772-8675. Saturdays . . . . . .10:30 - 6 pm AFC child care is provided at the * Free care for FRG meetings. below listed centers on a reserva- * SKIES Instructional classes -Hourly Care Programs Childcare at the Monti tion basis.Hourly care is provided for youth 6 weeks Physical Fitness Center $300.old through 5th grade. Reservations are Kids on Site * CYSS Sports - $100.recommended. Memorial Child Development * Unlimited free Hourly Care forMemorial CDC . . . . . . . . . . . . .772-7103 Hourly childcare is available at Center medicalSchool Age Center . . . . . . . . . .772-4411 the PFC for $4.00 per hour. 772-7103/772-7100 appointments between 7:30am - Spouses who qualify for Army Children ages 6 wks to school-age. 5:30pm.Part-day Classes Family Covenant Care benefits Monday - Friday, 7 am - 5:30 pm.Part-day classes are available for ages two * Reduction to CAT I for Full may use them. Care provided Children 6 wks to 12 years old. Day/Part Day Care.through five: 3-day, and 2-day options areavailable. Contact Parent Central Services in 2 hour increments on aat 772-8675 for information. space available basis. Deployed Care Fallen Warriors * 16 hours free care per * 40 hours of free care for imme- Mon - Fri . . . . . .9 am - 3 pm. month/per child.Strong Beginnings Pre-K Programs diate Family during designatedPart-day programs are available for children * $2 per hour after 16 hrs of free period.in grades Pre-K. Contact Parent Central Saturday Open Recreation monthly hourly care.Services at 772-8675 for more information. Program Chapel Drive *16 hours free care per month/per * Free care for deployment briefings. child. School Age Center * Free care for FRG meetings - * $2 per hour after 16 free hoursFull-day ProgramsFull-day programs are available for children Youth in grades 1 - 6 are wel- including one month prior and 3 of hourly care.from six weeks old to five years of age. come at the Chapel Drive months after deployment. * Free Hourly Care for MemorialContact Parent Central Services at 772- School Age Center building * 20% fee discount for Full Day and Service - all attendees.8675 for more information. open once a month. Bring Part Day care with a working * Reduction to CAT I for Full sneekers and a swipe card for spouse. Day/Part Day Care.School Age Programs admission. * SKIES Instructional classes - * SKIES Instructional classes -Before school hours 6 - 9 am, after $300.school hours 3 - 6 pm. Care is provided Enjoy a variety of organized $300. * CYSS Sports - $100. * CYSS Sports - $100.in the event of school delays and early activities within the four serv-dismissals. On weekdays when school is ices areas: Arts & Crafts, Kids on Site Carenot in session, care is provided 6 am - 6 Recreation and Leisure, Life Rear Detachment Childcare is available for FRGpm. Cadre/WTU Cadre Skills and Mentoring and * 5 hours free care per month/per meetings, Deployment briefings,Army Child Care In Your Intervention, and Education and for volunteer opportunities.Neighborhood (ACCIYN) child. Youth must be registered with Support. Call 772-4411 for * $2 per hour after 5 free hours ofChild care available in the community more information. CYSS to receive care. For moresurrounding Fort Drum that meets Army hourly care. information contact the CYSSquality standards. Call the Community Winter Ball for December Deployment Specialist at 772-0789Based Manager at 772-7880 for more Open Rec.information Dec 3 . . . . . . . . . . . .4 - 8 pm Guthrie Clinic Hourly Childcare Annex Volunteer Child Care On-Post Medical New Family and MWR CYSS in Unit Settings Family Child Care Homes Online Services VCCUS training is offered to and Dental is accepting applications for child- www.drummwr.com allow free childcare services to Appointments care providers. View childcare account, make pay- be provided by Family members Monday - Friday Earn money from home. ments, make reservations and appoint- for unit functions. By appoint- 8:30 am - 4:30 pm No experience required. Free Training. ments online. ment. Contact the CYS Services Reservations: 772-7103 Call 772-6716 for more information. Deployment Specialist 772- Print Childcare Tax Statements 0789. Hours are subject to change.
December 2011 Family and MWR PREVIEW 9 Community Recreation Division Arts and Crafts Bldg. P-4325 772-5606 The Arts & Crafts Center offers a wide Wed & Thur . . . . .Noon - 6:30 pmvariety of classes, studios and equipmentfor both amateur and experienced Home School Opportunitiescrafters. Arts & Crafts also offers sublima- Art classes on Fridays by appoint-tion printing for plaques, cups, mouse ment are now being offered. Thesepads, coasters and many other great gift classes are for accompanied childrenideas. Stop in to see samples on display. 12 years of age and older in groups ofLaser engraving is available with several 3 or more. Pricing will be based ontype setting and metal choices. class chosen, materials used, and time needed to complete the class. Call Studios Arts and Crafts to set something up. Studios are open for use on a walk-in basis at a cost of $1 per hour. Glass Bottle CraftingQualification classes are required in Slumped bottles can make interest-woodworking, framing, stained glass ing cheese trays, wind chimes or dish-and ceramics in order to use these es. Bring your interesting bottles to Wood-Turning Classstudios. Staff is available to help out Arts and Crafts where the staff will you how to get started and supply allonce you have been certified. materials needed to pour & fire your Learn wood turning basics with sup- slump them in our glass kiln. Cost is plies provided Class minimum of 2 stu- Due to safety regulations no chil- $1per bottle plus $3.50 for slumping first project to bisque for just $5. Nodren under the age of 12 are allowed paints are included dents and a maximum of 4 students. supplies. Bottles must be clean with all Prerequisite is wood shop safety class.to sign up for classes. To work in the wrappers removed. Results cannot be Dec 3, 10, or 17 . . . . . .11 am - 3 pmwoodshop children must be 14 years Basic Class $15 per person. guaranteed. An assortment of pre- Dec 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1:30 - 4:30 pmof age and accompanied by a parent slumped bottles are on hand for sale Basic Stained Glass Classor guardian at all times. Learn the basics of stained glass while Intermediate Class $25 per person. for $6 each. Please allow 30 business Dec 10 . . . . . . . . . . . .10:30 - 4:30 pm days to complete large orders. creating a suncatcher. Choose from sev- Woodworking Studio eral patterns or create your own. Class Studio offers the equipment neces- fee is $30 including materials. Router Class Kolorful Kreations This class is offered to all customerssary to create wood projects and fur- An area in the studio has been set Dec 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1- 4 pmniture. that have taken the Wood Shop Safety up for ceramic painting. Come paint class to further enhance their wood an already poured ceramic piece for Framing Class Ceramic and Pottery Studio Attend two afternoons for 2 hours working skills. Class size is limited to 4, only $1.75 per inch. Cost includes use Prepayment & registration is required. The Ceramic Studio offers over 3000 of brushes, paints, glazing, firing and or one 3 hour class, to learn how todifferent ceramic molds. Check out the frame pictures or prints. The Instruction fee is $10 per person. studio fees for each project. Acrylic Dec 30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1:30 - 3:303 full showcases of ready to paint paints are also available. Instruction fee for this class is $20and/or glaze pieces. These can be paint- Choose from 3 showcases of plus materials for your project. Fored with acrylics and sprayed with a pro- this class you will bring in a Pre-registration and payment ceramic pieces, some as low as a are required for all classes unlesstective finish or painted and refired to $0.50 each. Accompanied children 5 picture/print to frame (no bigger thanmake food safe. and up may participate. 16 x 20), learn how to single cut otherwise noted. Pottery studio offers pottery wheels, opening in mat, cut frame stock and Register for classes over thea slab roller and an extruder. Pieces are Classes glass, then put it altogether. All materi- phone with a credit/debit card.fired regularly. als are available in our resale store. Material lists may be picked up at Beginning Pottery Must prepay & register. the front desk. Framing Studio In 3 sessions learn the basics of pot- Dec 7 & 8 or Dec 21 & 22 Class number minimum and Frame crafts and art work like a pro- tery, you will hand build, make a coil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12:30 - 2:30 pm Dec 17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 - 4 pm maximum may apply. Studentsfessional. Use the matt and frame cut- pot and learn how to use the wheel. must cancel registration 24 busi-ters for custom sizes. The retail store Fee is $30 for all 3 sessions, plus ness hours prior to class tocarries the necessary supplies to frame materials. Woodworking Orientation Classmost any project. Dec 7, 14, 21 . . . . . . . . . . . .5 - 7 pm A one-session class is required to recieve a refund or to reschedule use the woodshop. Cost is $5 for this to a different class. Retail Store Ceramics Qualification class. We also offer router, biscuit The Retail store offers many of the Learn how to make unique gifts joining and lathe classes arranged by Arts & Crafts will be closedart and craft supplies needed to work with a personal touch. Attend 1 mold appointment, December 24 and 31, 2011 forwith in any of the studios. pouring class to get certified to pour Dec 3 or 9 . . . . . . . . .10 am - noon Christmas and New Years Eve. Fri & Sat . . . . . . .10 am - 4:30 pm your own ceramic pieces. We show Dec 23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 - 5 pm
10 Family and MWR PREVIEW December 2011 Community Recreation Division Personal Trainer at Monti Physical Fitness Center Sports and Fitness Personal Trainer available to train ID Card Holders. - $10 Initial Consultation Magrath Sports Complex Bldg. P-10050 772-9674 - $25 individual one hour session Monti Physical Fitness Center Bldg.P-4305 772-4936 - $40 two person one hour session - $50 three person one hour session F it ness Program s Checks and credit cards are accepted. Specials and promotions will be offered. Trainer will focus on strength training, cardio, weight loss, preg- The Magrath Sports Complex Health Management Program nancy, and post pregnancy. Participants must be ID card holders and 18and the Monti Physical Fitness Get individual fitness, lifestyle, and years of age and older.Center offer programs to track nutritional assessments with thisindividual progress as you train. program. Receive a personal exer- Gyms, Fitness Centers, and facilities may be closed to use for A certified individual fitness train- cise and nutrition program report. Organizational Days, Change of Commands, Deployment, Retirement, or Rememberance Ceremonies. Please call facility first to plan accordingly.er is available to answer any ques- Cost for this service is $10. Calltions. desired facility for an appointment. Swim test required for youth to Fitness Instruction S p or t suse deep end of pools. Please see a Fitness instruction includes equipment skill qualification, free Sports tournaments are open to all 2011 Volleyball Tournamentlifeguard for information. weights, cardiorespiratory equip- Active Duty Military assigned or Tournament will be at Magrath The 300/500 Club (bench ment, body composition, exercise attached to Fort Drum, Family members Sports Complex. Rosters are due topress), Swim for Your Life, and prescription and programming. Call 19 years and older with valid Mil ID the Sports Office, Bldg. P-10050,Run for your Life. desired facility for an appointment. card, and DoD civilians employed on NLT COB Dec 14.Program Hours: Fort Drum, unless other wise noted. Dec 17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 am Magrath Sports Complex - 772- Monti Physical Fitness Center and Pavilion is available for Sign-up at the Sports Office in the 4584 Magrath Sports Complex Bldg. P- Mon - Fri . . . . . . . . .9 - 11 am Organizational Days and events. 2011 Basketball Tournament Monti PFC . . . . . . .- 772-4806 Call 772-4806 for details. 10050. This tournament will be conducted Mon - Fri . . . . 7:30 am - 4 pm Monti Physical Fitness For more information about sporting at Magrath Sports Complex. Sign up Center is closed events held on Fort Drum call 772- at the Sports Office NLT COB Dec Spouse Fitness Childcare at Dec. 3, 4, 10, 12 - 16, & 25 6663. 14. Monti Dec 17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 am Pools Special time frames have beendesignated for ‘Active Duty -Spouse Only’ use of the Monti Monti Physical Fitness Center Open Swim . . .8:30 am - 8:30 pm Sports 2011 Indoor Flag Football TournamentPhysical Fitness Center cardioroom. Childcare is provided on site for Lap Swim . . . . . . . . . .3 - 8:30 pm Wave Pool Weekend Hours . . . . . 10 - 11am, noon - 1 pm, & 2 - 3 Clubs Held at Magrath Sports Complex. Rosters due to Sports Office bya hourly fee of $4.00 per child witha 10% discount for additional chil- pm Join the Fort Drum COB Dec 7. Dec 10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 amdren. Children must be registered Free Water Aerobics and Aqua Sports Clubs -with CYS Services. There is a 2hour limit. For more information Zumba Soccer, Volleyball,call 772-8675. Water Aerobics is a low impact Basketball, and Now Hiring class designed to improve cardio- Mon - Fri . . . . . . .9 am - noon vascular endurance, increase mus- Softball. Li fe gua rd s cular strength, and enhance flexibili- Conditioning Center ty. Aqua Tone is a low impact class. New members wel- Interested? Call InstructionOffered on a first come - first H2O Blast is a high energy class. Mon & Wed .9:30 am H20 Blast come. Contact the 772-4807served basis, with every piece of Tue & Thu . .9:30 am Aqua Tone Grants and funding oppor-equipment in the Magrath Sports Office at tunities available at theConditioning Center covered inthe weekly class rotation. The Magrath Sports Complex 772-6663. Education Center.Contact 772-9672/4584 for details. Mon - Fri . . . . . . . .6 am - 2 pm Tuesdays . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:00 am Lap Swim . . . . . . . . . . .6 - 7 am Dec 6Abdominal Concentration Physical Training . . . . . .7 - 8 am The NEW Functional Fitness Dec 13 . . . . .Cardio Equipment Unit Training . . . . .8 am - 2 pm Center is now open and locat- Dec 20 . . . . . . . . .Free Weights Open Swim - Military ID Card ed at building P-4325. Hours of Dec 27 . . . . . . .Circuit Training Holders operation are Monday - Friday Sat - Sun . . . . . . . .9 am - 4 pm 7 am - 1 pm and Saturday 10 am - 5 pm. Personal Trainers All Army Spor ts are available to give you a one Applications for Soldiers interested in applying for All Army Sports Teams are available on one personalized online at https://armysports.cfsc.army.mil functional fitness workout The Sports Office should also be contacted at 772-6663. Deadlines vary. plan. Call Monti Physical All Army Sports Coaches Fitness Center for more Coaching application deadlines are 30 days prior to the athlete deadlines. information at 772-4936.
12 Family and MWR PREVIEW December 2011 Community Recreation Division BOSS McEwen Library Bldg. T-2190 - 772-7807 Bldg. P-4300 All Soldiers are welcome to stop into the BOSS money! Circulation DeskCenter and check out all that BOSS has to offer. Dec 8 Madden 12 . . . . . . . . . . .6 pm 772-9099Open Wed - Sun 11am - 11 pm. The greatroom isa large open area with a fireplace, comfortable Ultimate Fighting Championship Interlibrary Loanlounge furniture, large screen TV’s, movie theatre Check out the Pay-Per-View UFC Fight 772-6005screen with surround sound and gaming stations. Night at the Winner’s Circle Sports Bar. email:There is wireless internet, a cyber lounge, another Pre fight activities begin at 9 pm with the firstname.lastname@example.org room with pool, air hockey and fooseball main event beginning at 10 pm. Broughttables and more TV gaming machines. to you FREE by BOSS. Transportation Fax and Copy Service Available provided to and from Barracks call BOSS. Faxes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$1 per page BOSS Executive Council Dec 10 . . . . . . .Doors open at 7 pm Senior Military Advisor International Faxes . .$2 per page Photocopies . . . . . .$.10 per page . . . . . . . . . . . .CSM John McNeirney Family and MWR Advisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Brandon Smith Home for the Holidays Computer copies . .$.05 per page Cash Only Christmas and New Years at BOSS BOSS Meetings Join fellow Soldiers at BOSS for holidays Units are requested to send their BOSS with hot meals and snacks. Enjoy gaming, You Don’t Want to Miss a ThingRepresentatives and newest single sol- billiards, and watch the football games on Sign up for our mailing list to bediers to the bi-monthly meetings at the the movie theater screen with surround sure you get notice of all libraryBOSS building, T-2190. For more informa- events. Forms and details are avail-tion call 772-7807. sound. Free to all Active Duty Soldiers, Dec 1 & 15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 pm Family Members, and Dod Civilians. able at the library. December 24 and 25 Materials checked out from another BOSS Cyber Lounge December 31 and January 1 local public library, or another Army The Cyber Lounge at BOSS has free library, can be returned here. We willinternet access with many computer sta- Boss Takes You To The Movies ship them back to the library youtions available for Soldiers to use for Boss will supply transportation to and from borrowed them from.web-surfing and communicating with the REEL TIME Theater on Fort Drum.friends and family. The BOSS facility also Soldiers mush call at least one hour prior tohas free wireless internet access for Deployment/Trainingthose with laptops set for a wireless con- the movie time to schedule a pick up. Book Kitsnection. Soldiers being transported in a BOSS Boxed paperback books are available Gaming Tournament vehicle will be given a discounted admission The BOSS facility has gaming systems, to the movie and a REEL TIME Espress for units training at Fort Drum orcontrollers, and big screen HD TVs. All Voucher from the EXCHANGE. Rides are preparing for deployment exceedingwe need is you. Compete against the available for Friday and Saturday night 10 days. Visit the Library or call 772-best gamers on Fort Drum playing the movies only. Call 772-7807. 9099. library, and take home ideas for manynewest games. Winners receive prize more. Program is open to everyone. Childrens Story Time Dec 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1:30 - 3 pm Preschoolers are welcome to come and listen to stories read aloud to A Cold Winter’s Knight Adult them and participate in crafts and spe- Reading Program cial activities. Adult patrons read seclections at Volunteers are needed to read your own pace and enjoy crafts and for this popular program call 772- other events during the length of the 6005. program. You can earn incentives and Tuesday & Friday . .10 - 10:45 am have fun through the cold weather months . Open to library patrons 18 Dial-A-Story 774-1234 and older. Adult reading program Available 24 hours a day. Hear a dif- runs Dec 28 - Feb 28. ferent story every week. For children An Open House is planned for this of all ages. event. Stop by the Library to find out Pokemon League all of the details. Attention all POKE-fans! The Fort Jan 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 am - 4 pm Drum POKEMON Trading Card League will be meeting at the Robert Snow People in the Library C. McEwen Library. Bring your. Contest Pokemon cards and friends. Meets The snow people think its too cold alternate Saturdays, check at the cir- outside, so theyve come into the culation desk for dates and time. library! Build a model snowperson or snow family for our “snow persons in A Homemade Holiday the library contest. Entries may be Learn Ideas for homemade gifts and family or individual efforts. Ages 6 and treats – create holiday gifts at the Fort Drum Inn up eligible; for the 5 and under set we will have a snowman coloring contest. Located on Po Valley Rd. McEwen Library Entry forms, rules, and other informa- Bldg. P-4205 Hours of Operation tion available at the library beginning Temporary Lodging for Fort Drum Soldiers Dec. 1. Entries will be accepted until and their Families. Mon - Thurs . . . . .9 am - 9 pm Jan. 15. The snow people will be on display in the library Jan. 16-30, win- Complementary Continental Breakfast with your stay. Fri . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 am - 6 pm ners decided by popular vote. Call 773-7777 for reservations Sat - Sun . . . . . . .10 am - 6 pm Contest runs Dec 1 - January 15
December 2011 Family and MWR PREVIEW 13 Community Recreation Division Automotive Skills Center Bldg. P-11120 772-5785 Self Help Center Automotive Parts Store Our well-stocked parts store offers a variety of frequently needed parts includ- ing oil, oil filters, bulbs, and more. Automotive Safety & Orientation Automotive Classes Classs Must sign up for classes in advance,The Automotive Safety & Orientation cotact 772-5785. Classes are at 5 pm andClass is required to use the self-help areas. are free.Welding safety class is required to use Dec 1 . . . . . . . . . . .Winerization Classwelding equipment. Dec 8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Basic Brakes Dec 15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Basic VehicleTues - Fri . . . . . . . . . . . . .Noon - 5 pm Dec 29 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Emissions ClassSat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 am - 4 pm Welding Safety Classes Propane Service Safety classes is required to use weldingAll tanks must meet all applicable safety equipment.requirements and the center reserves the Dec 22 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 pmright to refuse filling any tank that doesnot comply. Auto Resale LotTues - Fri . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 am - 6 pm Closed until SpringSat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 am - 3 pm Wrecker Service/On-Post Jump Enduring Freedom Dr. Car Wash - Starts and Lock-out Service Corner of S. Riva Ridge Loop andOn and off-post towing available. Towing Enduring Freedom Drive.cost determined by distance. On-post Mon & Sat . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 am - 4 pmjump starts and Lock-out is available. Tue - Fri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 am - 7 pmContact front desk at 772-5785 or cell783-5784. First St. Car Wash - Corner of E. FirstTues - Fri . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 am - 6 pm Ave and St. Lawrence Ave. Mon & Sat . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 am - 3 pmSat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 am - 3 pm Tue - Fri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 am - 6 pm Remington Park RV Campground and Cabins Safety Classes The Remington Park RV Campground and Cabins offer unique accommoda- Safety Orientation Class Both Car Washes are CLOSEDThis FREE class is required to use the Sundays and Holidays. tion options for Fort Drum visitors.Automotive Skills Center and is offered: The RV Campground is a seasonal operation and will remain open as weatherTue - Fri . . . . . . . . . . . . .Noon & 5 pm permits. The RV Campground has campers in place available to rent as well asSat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 am open spaces for visitors to bring in their own campers. Adirondack style cabins are also available. Fully equipped with a kitchenette, sitting room, and sleeping accommodations for up to six. To make reservations contact 772-5435. Auto Craft While there, check out scenic Remington Park with its wilderness hiking and Services biking trails, playgrounds, picnic areas, sandy beach and swimming area. Reservations: 772-5435 Equipment / Service Available Call or visit your Auto Craft Center for details. Regular Bays, Vehicle Lifts, Paint Booth, Body Bays, Welding Bays, Wheel Balancing,Tire Change,T owing For more information please contact the Automotive Skills Center at 772-5785.