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Tag: School Age Care program
  • Month of the Military Child: My child, my hero

    The “My Child, My Hero,” display greets Schriever Child Development Center patrons and visitors from the building’s atrium. The display is part of the CDC’s Month of the Military Child observation, and includes a photo with a brief statement explaining why the child is their parent’s hero. Some of the reasons include “kind spirit,” “taught me the
  • Missoula Children’s Theatre returning to Schriever

    The Schriever School Age Care program is teaming with the Missoula Children’s Theatre company to produce “The Wiz of the West” March 27-31.The play is a spin-off of the classic “The Wizard of Oz,” but follows Dotty and her dog Mooch as they meet Tinhorn, Scared Crow and Lionel in a saga of Western adventure and personal discovery.This will be the
  • Schriever offers multiple child care options

    Team Schriever members in need of child care have several on-base options to choose from.Members complete all registration requests for all providers through the Department of Defense’s new Military Child Care website. “It’s a DOD site for families seeking child care,” said Mary Barkley, 50th Force Support Squadron Airmen and Family Services flight
  • SAC makes blankets for homeless

    Leah Kennedy cuts strips for Jasmine Ray (left) and Katie Ford, Schriever School Age Care program participants, to tie during a blanket-making activity at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016. Kennedy, the mother of a Child Development Center staff member and an avid quilter, volunteered to help youth make the blankets to
  • SAC learns karate basics

    The Schriever School Age Care program invited Irene Okuyama Andreassen, United States Karate Academy, to the program Friday to lead a karate lesson. Andreassen took approximately 12 youth, ages 5-12, through a routine that included various self-defense techniques, interspersed with speaking about the importance of focus and posture, as well as
  • Archery range gets new targets

    Frequent visitors to the Schriever Air Force Base archery range will notice a few changes next time they step to their marks. New static and 3-D targets are now in place, including a highly requested 3-D elk target.“We received some quality of life funds and bought some new targets,” said Seth Cannello, Schriever Fitness Center director. “The
  • SAC takes flight

    Schriever School Age Care program youth spent a week learning about the benefits of, and science behind, drone flying before testing those theories during 4-H National Youth Science Day here Friday. “4-H National Youth Science Day promotes (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education and careers by having kids all around the world
  • CDC, SAC staff earn NAEYC accreditation, recognition

    Following a rigorous process in which the Schriever Child Development Center and School Age Care programs earned National Association for the Education of Young Children accreditation, the staff were able to exchange their scrub tops for something a little more elegant during a recognition dinner here Oct. 14. “This is more significant than what we
  • Slide the City returns to Schriever

    More than 370 participants slipped, slid and tubed down a 500-foot slip-and-slide as the 50th Force Support Squadron brought Slide the City back to Schriever for a second straight year Friday.This year, the slide was set up on a hill behind the fitness center, giving participants a closer experience to the slide brought to Colorado Springs Aug.

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