SKIESUnlimited encompasses instructional programs for children and youth from toddler to adolescence i.e., 18 months through the end of their senior year in high school. Through SKIESUnlimited, children and youth have equal access to opportunities to expand their knowledge, inspire them, allow them to explore, and acquire new skills. The Fort Eustis SKIES Unlimited Program offers instructional activities/ programs for children and youth from ages 18 months to 18 years of age. Through SKIES Unlimited youth have equal access to opportunities to expand their knowledge, inspire them, allow them to explore, and acquire new skills. In the areas of academic and mentoring, arts, recreation and leisure, life skills and leadership and fitness and health.
Program Benefits and Developmental Outcomes: Partnering with boy Boys & Girls Club of America & 4H curriculum and initiatives; participants in our programs develop: Respect for self & other Creativity, Teamwork Goal-setting, Healthy relationships, Personal safety, Positive self-identity Coordination, Self-motivation Appreciation for knowledge and Discipline .
Participation eligibility is contingent on the status of the sponsor to include: active duty military, DoD civilian employees either NAF or APF, Air National Guard or Air Force Reserve military personnel on active duty or inactive duty training status, active duty Coast Guard members, combat related wounded warriors, surviving spouses of military members who died from a combat-related incident, those acting in loco parentis for the dependent child of an otherwise eligible patron, eligible employees of DoD contractors, and others who may be authorized on a space available
- All participants must register annually with PARENT CENTRAL SERVICES located in Building 650 –appointments are encouraged and last approximately 45 minutes.
- Payment for the session must be made at time of registration
- Classes will be filled on a first paid basis and first come first served basis.
Parent Orientation Required
Parents of new students are required to attend an initial Parent Orientation, held at the Youth Programs every Friday at 1115. This is a one-time requirement.
SKIES Unlimited is always looking to enhance and grow our programming opportunities. If you, or someone you know, is interested in offering a class please have them contact our offices for an instructor application packet.
We are looking for Instructors in the areas of:
- Academic Skills & Mentoring
- Arts, Recreation & Leisure
- Life Skills, Citizenship & Leadership
- Sports, Fitness & Health