Preparing for school is important and CYS Services continues to strive to support the families as the children get ready for school and take flight to new adventures of learning.
Fort Detrick Silver Spring Child Youth and School Services in partnership with Belfour Beatty celebrated the Annual “Back to School Extravaganza” on Aug. 26, for the military and DOD children that participate or live in the Military Housing located in Silver Spring Maryland. Families connected with the CYS Services, Army Community Services, DC 4-H and the Military Family Life program and were provided resources were provided to assist the families in preparation for the school year.
During the event, book bags with school supplies were distributed to the families through a donation from the District of Columbia 4-H program and the USO program located at Fort Belvoir.
The children and parents were also able to enjoy a nice cool day of fun activities to include face painting, moon bounce, bean bag toss, krazy kan, hoops, reeling in the fish, and the famous bell hammer game. Special entertainment and music was provided by DJ Iana.