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CYSS lining up kayak trip off Skidaway for youth
FMWR weekly briefing for May 2
Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield youth are invited to a Youth Services trip to Skidaway Island for kayaking and a visit to the University of Georgia Marine Education Center and Aquarium on May 14. - photo by Stock photo

Mother's Day Brunch will be served Sunday at Club Stewart and at Hunter Club, building 6015. Carnations will be given to Moms.
Hours will be 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Stewart and 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Hunter.
The menu includes breakfast items, as well as salad station, carving station with roast top round, chicken piccatta, pork loin with peach glazed, garden vegetable rice, candied carrots, broccoli Provencale, loaded mashed potatoes, spring rice blend, dessert stations, chocolate fountain and mimosas.
Prices in advance are SPC and below $10.95, $5.45 for children ages 5-10; Sergeant and above $12.95, $6.45 for children ages 5-10. Children 4 and under are free.
Prices at the door: SPC and below $12.95, $6.45 for children ages 5-10. Sergeant and above $14.95, $7.45 for children ages 5-10. Children 4 and under are free.
For more information, call Club Stewart at 368-2212 or Hunter Club at 912-459-7923.

Mom's the Greatest at Marne Lanes
Make this Mother's Day an even more special one for Mom. Take her bowling May 8 at Marne Lanes Bowling Center, building 402, after the Mother's Day Brunch. She can bowl one game free. Shoe rental is $1.75. For more information, call 767-4866.

"We Love Mothers" Day at Corkan
Show your mother how much you love her May 8, with a trip to Corkan Family Recreation. Mom gets one game/admission free. Also, help celebrate the birthday of miniature golf. For more information, call 767-4273.

Emerald Princess Trip
Register by May 11 for Leisure Travel's trip aboard the four-deck Emerald Princess II Casino cruise ship, sailing out of Brunswick.
The trip begins at 4:30 p.m. on May 14. The cost is $10 for active duty soldiers and $15 for all others. It includes a light meal and a return-to-port snack.
For more information, call 767-2841 or 912-315-3674 at Hunter.

Hit to be Fit Softball Tourney at Stewart
The Sports Office at Fort Stewart will host a double-elimination softball tournament, open to company-level teams, at the Bennett Sports Complex May 13-14. It is for Fitness Month.
Registration will be accepted until May 10. Teams can sign up at the complex, building 471. The cost is $150 per team. Play will begin at 7 p.m. on May 13.
A team trophy and individual trophies will be presented to members of the first-place team. Team trophies will be awarded to the second and third-place teams. Competition will be limited to 16 teams.
For more information, call 912-767-8238.

Hunter Practice Ten Miler
A practice run will be held at 6 a.m. May 14 at Tominac Fitness Center for the All-Army 10 Miler Qualifier Race scheduled next month at Fort Stewart.
There's no charge for the practice race or the Army Ten-Miler Qualifying Race, which will be run at the Donovan track in the Georgia National Guard Training Area at Stewart on June 4.
Family Members are not eligible for the Stewart/Hunter Ten-Miler team, but are welcome to run with their soldiers in the practice run and qualifier.
For more information, call 767-8238 at Stewart or 912-315-2019 at Hunter.
The 27th annual Army Ten-Miler, with a 30,000-runner field, will be at 8 a.m. Oct. 9 at the Pentagon.

Youth Sponsorship Kayaking/Aquarium Trip
Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield youth are invited to a Youth Services trip to Skidaway Island for kayaking and a visit to the University of Georgia Marine Education Center and Aquarium on May 14.
The trip is open to CYSS-registered youth in grades, 4-12. The kayaking is open to those in grades 7-12 and the fee is $15, payable upon registration. All others will visit the aquarium and should bring $2 to get in. Registration ends May 12.
To register, go on-line to the CYSS web page or in person to the CYSS offices at Stewart or Hunter. No refunds will be granted after May 12. In addition, a $5 fee will be applied to any cancellations after May 12 or no-shows.
For more Information, call the School Liaison Offices at 767-6533 at Stewart or 912-315-6586 at Hunter.

Body Building and Ms. Figure Contest at Stewart
A Body Building and Ms. Figure Contest will be held at Woodruff Theatre on May 14 to recognize the rigorous training that Stewart/Hunter soldiers, families and civilians have invested in the sport and art form of body building.
Each contestant will be judged on muscularity, symmetry, free posing without music and free posing with music. First- to third-place awards/trophies will be offered for each category.
Free T-shirts will be given to all participants.
The event is open to military ID card holders ages 17 and older, and civilians. Late registration, from April 30 until the day of the event, will be $35.
Weigh-in will be from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the theater. Pre-judging will take place at 11 a.m. The competition will begin at 7 p.m.
The cost to spectators will be $3 during pre-judging and $5 for the competition.
For more information, call 912-767-9336.

Armed Forces Day Car Show at Stewart
Soldiers and their families will have a chance to "show pride for their ride" and maybe win a prize during the BOSS Armed Forces Day Car Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 21 at the parking lot on-post (off East Bultman Avenue) adjacent to the Fort Stewart Education Center
Judging will be in the categories of best (car/bike) in show; best import; best SUV/truck; best classic; biggest rim; most chrome and best sound. Admission to watch the show is $2 per person. There is no charge for children ages 10 and younger.
Entry fees are $25 per car show entry; $10 per car for clubs entering five cars or more; $10 for the sound competition and $30 for the show and sound combination competition.
Concessions and vendors will be available.
For more information or to enter, call 767-4316/9917.

Armed Forces Kid's Day Runs
Children, ages 5-13, from Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield will join military-connected children around the world in America's Armed Forces Kids Day Runs on May 21.
At Stewart, the run will be from 8 a.m.-noon at Jordan Youth Gym. At Hunter, it will be from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the corner of Steven Douglas and North Perimeter Road.
The runs provide an opportunity for youth to participate in America's Kids Run in conjunction with Armed Forces Day and as part of the WECAN! (Ways to Enhance Children's Activity and Nutrition) program to combat childhood obesity.
Each child will receive a T-shirt upon completion of his/her run. Younger kids will run half a mile, the 7- and 8-year-olds 1 mile, and the older kids 2 miles.
Activities and games will begin when the runs are completed.
As part of Armed Forces Day activities in May each year, military dependants in the United States, Bahrain, Greece, Puerto Rico, Germany, Japan, Iceland, England and Italy participate in America's Kids Run.
For more information, call 767-1428 at Stewart or 912-315-9781 at Hunter.

Offshore Soldier Fishing Event Sign-up
Registration continues through May 25 for free participation in the Offshore Outlaw Fishing Club's June fishing tournament.
Soldiers must pre-register at the Fort Stewart or Hunter Leisure Travel Office. The number of spaces available is limited.
The club, as it did in 2009, has extended an invitation to active duty, National Guard and Army Reserve soldiers to fish in the tournament.
A mandatory captains' meeting and Lowcountry boil will be held June 3 to finalize details for the June 4 tourney. Fishing club captains will take Soldiers out and provide all fishing equipment/tackle and bait needed.
The club is based out of the Fort McAllister Marina in Richmond Hill.
For details, call Leisure Travel at Stewart 767-8609 or at Hunter (912) 315-3674.

Teen High Adventure Camp Sign-up
Registration will close June 2 for the action-filled Teen High Adventure Camp, scheduled June 12-17 in the Nantahala National Forest in North Carolina.
The trip is sponsored by the Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield Child, Youth and School Services and is open to CYSS-registered youth 12 -18 years of age.
Youth can learn lifetime outdoor adventure skills through activities such as hiking on the Appalachian Trail, climbing what is described as one of the best ropes challenge courses in the Southeast, tubing in the Smoky Mountains and white water rafting down the Nantahala River. Meals, transportation and cabin accommodations are included.
The cost is $100 per person. Register in person through Stewart/Hunter CYSS Parent Central Services. No refunds will be granted after June 2. For more information call the School Liaison Office at 767-6533 or (912) 315-6586.

Youth Sponsorship Gator Galore & Asian Festival Sign-up Deadline
Register by June 2 for the youth Gator Galore & Asian Festival trip to the Savannah Wildlife Refuge and the Savannah Civic Center on June 4. There is no charge for the trip, which is open to CYSS-registered youth in grades 4-12. Although the trip is free, there is a $5 fee for any cancellations after June 2 or no-shows.
During the 4 mile loop through the wildlife refuge, participants will likely see gators and other wildlife indigenous to the Southeast coast. From the wildlife refuge, the group will go to the Savannah Civic Center for the Savannah Asian Festival.
The festival will feature stage performances, martial arts demonstrations, ethnic cuisine, cultural displays, arts and crafts and more. Youth can bring a lunch or buy lunch at the festival.
For more information, call the Fort Stewart School Liaison Offices at 767-6533 or the Hunter offices at (912) 315-6586.

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