Fort Bliss Child, Youth & School Services welcomes you into our community. It is our mission to provide affordable, high-quality age-appropriate recreational and learning programs that incorporate character building concepts through activities and social interaction for all children. When you enroll your children at Fort Bliss, you begin new experiences and relationships. We have a responsibility to protect the health, safety and well-being of your child. Programs include:

To enroll your child/youth, call Parent Central, Bldg 1743, at 568-4374 or 568-4646 to make an appointment. Email Parent Central Services here.

Newcomers: Learn about registering your child for care during inprocessing!

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Military Child Appreciation

In recognition of the Month of the Military Child, Desert Strike Lanes will offer bowling specials for all military children on Saturdays and Sundays in the month of April. All military children, with proper ID, will receive a buy one game, get one free rate April 5-6, April 12-13 April 19-20 and April 26-27.

Desert Strike Lanes is located at 2949 Carter Road on West Fort Bliss. For more information about military child appreciation specials or any bowling program, visit blissmwr.com/bowling or call (915) 568-6272.

Operation Megaphone Lockin

Join CYSS for the Worldwide Operation Megaphone Lockin! Starting Friday, April 25 at 10 p.m. the YouthPlex is hosting a night full of fun.

The fun begins at Adventure Zone and ends at Oasis Lanes with a bunch of fun inbetween.

The lock-in is open to sixth-12th graders and costs $20 per student. All participants will get $10 off when they bring 4 or more canned goods to donate to the food drive. The lockin is limited to the first 200 registered youth. A permission slip is required.

The YouthPlex is located at 195 Chaffee Road on West Fort Bliss. For more information, call (915) 568-5437.

Army Family Covenant Discounts for Child, Youth and School Services

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Army Family Covenant Discounts in CYS
Effective 1 Oct 12

For family members of deployed sponsors (considered Mission Level 1), you can receive the following discounts (HQDA EXORD SY 12-13, Army Child & Youth Fee Policy), benefits available 30 days prior to deployment and up to 90 days after deployment:

  • 16 hours a month of free child care per child.
  • Free child care for a mandatory deployment function, this does not count against 16 hours of free child care.
  • Cost of hourly care will be $2.00 per hour per child.
  • 20% reduction in the cost of full/part time care and camps.
  • Up to $300.00 for SKIESUnlimited instructional classes per deployment.
  • Up to $100.00 sports enrollments per deployment.

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For family members of sponsors who are on an unaccompanied PCS, a TCS or a TDY for 90-179 days (considered Mission Level 2), you can receive the following discounts (HQDA EXORD SY 12-13, Army Child & Youth Fee Policy):

  • 16 hours a month of free child care during designated eligible period (length of time sponsor is PCS, TCS or TDY)
  • Free child care for a mandatory deployment function, this does not count against 16 hours of free child care.
  • Cost of hourly care will be $2.00 per hour per child.
  • Up to $150.00 for SKIESUnlimited instructional classes during designated period.
  • Up to 50.00 for sports enrollment.

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For family members of sponsors who are part of the Rear Detachment and Warriors in Transition Cadre (as identified on Rear D/Personnel Availability Report) (considered Mission Level 3), you can receive the following discounts (HQDA EXORD SY 12-13, Army Child & Youth Fee Policy):

  • Free child care for mandatory deployment briefing related to deployment, this does not count against 5 hours of free child care.
  • 5 hours a month of free child care during support of designated mission
  • Cost of hourly care will be $2.00 per hour per child.
  • Up to $150.00 for SKIESUnlimited instructional classes per child.
  • Up to $50.00 for sports enrollments per child.

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Copy of soldier’s orders for Mission Level 1, 2 and 3 must be given to Parent Central (PC) Services, Bldg 1743, to establish eligibility. 

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Family members of Wounded Warriors/Warriors in Transition will receive the following (HQDA EXORD SY 12-13, Army Child & Youth Fee Policy):

  • 16 hours a month of free child care during designated eligible period (length of time sponsor is AW2 or WT)
  • Free child care for mandatory deployment functions this does not count against 16 hours of free child care.
  • Hourly care fees reduced to $2.00.
  • Unlimited free hourly care for medical appointments.
  • Category 1 fees for children/youth enrolled in regularly scheduled full/part day programs.
  • Up to $300.00 for SKIESUnlimited instructional classes per child during designated eligible period year.
  • Up to $100.00 for team sports per child per during designated eligible period year.

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Family members of Fallen Warriors will receive the following (HQDA EXORD SY 12-13, Army Child & Youth Fee Policy):

  • 16 hours a month of free child care.
  • Hourly care fees reduced to $2.00.
  • 40 hours for bereavement respite child care from the time of notification continuing for 4 weeks after burial.
  • Category 1 fees for children/youth enrolled in regularly scheduled full/part day programs.
  • Up to $300.00 for SKIESUnlimited instructional classes per child per fiscal year.
  • Up to $100.00 for team sports per child per fiscal year.

 

Provide appropriate supporting documentation to PC Services in Bldg 1743. 

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All CYSS patrons will receive free hourly care to attend Memorial Services for Fallen Warriors.

Revised 6 Sep 12

 

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