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CYS Sensations

A Great Guide to Child and Youth Services

Publication is available in hard copy format and is distributed throughout Fort Hood or available via PDF. The information in this issue, is current at time of publication. Activities and events are subject to change. For confirmation, please call the activity.

January - April • Number 38 • 2022

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From the desk of Sheila R. Curtis
Fort Hood
Chief of Child and Youth Services

Welcome to CYS Sensations!

The month of April is designated as the Month of the Military Child to honor the strength and resiliency of our military children. In April of 1986, Casper Weinberger, Defense Secretary, signed the Month of the Military Child proclamation. This year marks the 36th Anniversary of that proclamation and the need to celebrate our military children is as relevant today as it was 36 years ago. Child & Youth Services is celebrating this important event throughout all programs during the month of April. I encourage you to join us as we celebrate your child(ren)!

Here at Child & Youth Services, we strive to make every child feel special and appreciated, not just in April, but every day of the year. Whether you need full time care for your infant, before and after school care for your elementary school age child or a safe place to hang out after school for your teenager, we have you covered. Our Family Child Care providers offer care in a nurturing, in-home environment with the same background checks and training as our center-based employees. Our award winning Youth Sports & Fitness program offers safe and positive team sports for children and youth, as well as instructional programming such as music, dance, martial arts and archery. Our School Liaison Office can assist you with challenges your child may have in school.

Child & Youth Services is a one stop shop to help you with all your childcare and youth programming needs. Please stop by our Parent Central Services office in the Shoemaker Center, Bldg 36000 Darnall Loop. Our friendly and helpful staff will be happy to assist you.

We stand ready to serve you and your Family!

Sheila R. Curtis
Chief, Child & Youth Services (CYS)

CYS Inclement Weather Plan

How does inclement weather affect Child and Youth Services openings? Due to the unpredictable nature of Texas weather, we encourage you to become familiar with the CYS Inclement Weather Plan and how it might affect you and child care arrangements.

CYS Parent Handbook

More Child & Youth Services

Salute To Our Heroes Golf Scramble

Free and Open to Active Duty Soldiers, Registration Required.

Aug 12 9 am

Back to School Bash

Join us as we celebrate the return of school for year 2022-23

Aug 12 1 pm - 4 pm

Karaoke Night

Come sing your heart out and let those vocals shine

Aug 12 7 pm - 10 pm

Outdoor Movie Nights at BLORA

Bring the Family out and catch a great film under the stars at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area.

Aug 13 9 pm

Learn about CYS Childcare Options

Learn about CYS Childcare Options


80s Spin Event

Gnarly, Bodacious, Tubular or whatever you want to call it...Join us for a fun workout

Aug 20 10 am - 11:30 am

Intramural Sports: Inner Tube Water Polo Tournament

Earn Commander's Cup Points

Aug 29