CYSS launches summer program
By Mr. Andrew R McIntyre (Jackson)June 27, 2014
FORT JACKSON, S.C. (June 26, 2014) -- Child, Youth and School Services staff and volunteers from the Boys and Girls Club of the Midlands greeted Fort Jackson parents and youth at C.C. Pinckney Elementary School June 16, to launch their summer youth program."Mobile Rec is the CYSS summer program that is open to the Fort Jackson community for the families that are at home this summer and are looking for different adventures for their children to do Monday through Thursday," said Cindy Andre-Noel, CYSS Outreach Services director.The program offers a variety of activities for children of different age groups."Every week the activities are different," said Natascha Gray, CYSS program assistant. "We have dramatic play. We also have activities for smaller kids or toddlers so that they can get better with their motor skills. We will have sports activities that will be different as well and we provide a snack."Families who participated in the summer program's opening day spoke highly of the activities provided."I like to take the children to anything they offer on base because they are usually good things," said Tara Lessard. "Also it's free; you can't beat that because it's the summer. I plan to take my children every day. My children enjoy the arts and crafts."Mobile Rec is scheduled to take place from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday through Thursday. The events are at C.C. Pinckney Elementary School Monday through Wednesday and at the Balfour Beatty Community Center Thursdays.Andre-Noel said families do not need to be registered with CYSS to attend the activities.The youth summer program is set to end Aug. 8.
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