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AIR FORCE YOUTH 2017 AVIATION & SPACE CAMPS

The Air Force Services Activity Child and Youth Programs offers exciting summer camps for 2017:

  • Teen Aviation Camp, June 24 – 30 at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This fantastic camp is for teens who are currently in their freshman or sophomore year in high school. The program and tours will help participants determine if aviation or the Air Force is a career choice right for them. Applications must be received by Friday, May 5, 2017. Click here for complete information.
  • Space Camp, July 30 – August 4 at the US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. You choose:  Walk on the moon. Design and build robotics. Participate in aerial combat missions. Fly pilot simulations. SCUBA dive in your underwater astronaut trainer. All are out of this world! Applications must be received by Thursday, May 18, 2017.  Click here for complete information.

 

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Calendar of Events for March 2017

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OPEN RECREATION

Monday – Friday, March 27 – 31 – Spring Break!

Wednesday, March 29 – 4H, A Quilt of Valor Workshop, 12-4 p.m.

Thursday, March 30 – Middle School Field Trip to Skate City, 4-6:30 p.m.

Bootcamp at the Youth Center

Workouts range from circuits to group runs for ages 9-11 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursdays in the Youth Center gymnasium. Each session starts with a lesson, such as nutrition info and demonstrations, followed by a full workout. It’s free!

Babysitting Class & Advanced Babysitting Class – Saturday, March 11
Advanced Babysitting Class (basic plus CPR), $45, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
The class is open to ages 11 and older. There will be a one-hour lunch break. You can bring your own brown bag lunch and beverage or purchase something from the snack bar (available during Open Recreation). A minimum of four students are required to hold a class. For information and to register, please call 719-556-7220.

Give Parents A Break/Parents Night Out – opportunity provided by the Air Force Aid Society

2017:
7-11 p.m. Fri., March 10
7-11 p.m. Fri., April 7
1-5 p.m. Sat., May 13
7-11 p.m. Fri., June 16
7-11 p.m. Fri., July 14
1-5 p.m. Sat., Aug. 5
7-11 p.m. Fri., Sept. 15

Parents Night Out, now in conjunction with GPAB, is $24. For more information and to sign up, call 719-556-7220.

Babysitting
You must be between ages 10-16 years to attend.  Click here for the Babysitting schedule with dates for 2017.   

SCHOOL-AGE PROGRAM
6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday

Instructional Dance Classes
Instructional Dance Classes for dancers age 3 and older, offering exciting classes with instruction that fits every learning style. Movement and music is age- and family-appropriate. Call 719-556-7220 for details.

  • Moms & Tots
  • Ballet
  • Tap
  • Jazz

Piano Lessons
$20 per half-hour. Private lessons in our soundproof music room on site. Explore your creative music side with piano. Call 719-556-7220.

Guitar, Karate, Martial Arts, Tap, Tumbling and Cheer
Looking for instructors for these activities.  Please call 719-556-7220 for more information.

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MICHAEL PHELPS im SWIM PROGRAM

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Michael Phelps demonstrates the proper position of the arms during a surprise visit with former im Swim Program participants at the Aquatic Center in March 2015.

(Yes, Olympic superstar Michael Phelps visited the Aquatic Center and RP Lee Youth Center at Peterson AFB in March, 2015.)

The Michael Phelps im Swim Program has five different “bubbles” which create a multifaceted program of water-safety lessons, health and wellness education, as well as goal-setting instruction.

  • im safe
  • im healthy
  • im successful
  • im fun
  • im fast

The Michael Phelps im Swim Program was offered in June 2015 by the RP Lee Youth Center in conjunction with the Aquatic Center.

 

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