SKIES Unlimited-Instructional Programs

Hours of Operation

Monday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Contact

1900 Reece Road
Bldg. 1900
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Tel:
+1(301)677-1105

Military DSN Tel:
(312)622-1105

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SKIES Unlimited offers instructional programs for children and youth designed to expand their knowledge, help them acquire new skills, give them inspiration, and allow them to explore new disciplines. The SKIES Unlimited program fosters the development of critical life skills, leadership development, and social skills.

Extracurricular Instructional Classes
Birth-18 years 

SKIES Unlimited stands for “School of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration and Skills” with the word “Unlimited” for the unlimited possibilities that this program provides children and youth: 

  • All participants must be registered with CYS Services
  • New students must wait for open enrollment
  • Current SKIES students may enroll during the priority enrollment week at Parent Central Services to retain their space
  • Classes will be filled on a first come, first served basis

Children and Youth that are currently registered in CYS Services can be enrolled for SKIES using WebTrac.

Program Overview

Ever wonder what your child will be when he or she grows up? Maybe the next Mozart, the one who tops Tiger Woods, or maybe both. The School of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration, and Skills (SKIES Unlimited) offers a wide variety of programs that will unlock your child's potential.

SKIES Unlimited offers instructional classes under four different service areas, or “Schools”.

These Schools are:

·         School of Academic Skills, Mentoring & Intervention

·         School of Sports, Fitness & Health

·         School of Arts, Recreation, & Leisure

·         School of Life Skills, Citizenship, & Leadership

Various camps, classes, and special events offered during the year include but are not limited to the following: Art classes, Tumbling classes, Private Piano Lessons, Guitar Lessons, Babysitter’s Course, Specialty Clinics/Camps, Martial Arts, and more.

Registering for SKIES Unlimited

SKIES Unlimited programs are available to children 6 weeks to 18 years of active duty military, retirees, DoD civilians and contractors of Fort Meade. SKIES participants must be (ADD LINK to Parent Central Page here) in Child & Youth Services.

Registration can be done at Parent Central Registration Office, Bldg. 1900 Reece Road, Fort Meade, MD 20577 – Phone: +1(301)677-1149 or +1(301)677-1156.

For more information, please call SKIES Unlimited at +1(301)677-1105.

How to Make Payments Online

All SKIES Unlimited Programs that are on a monthly payment cycle must be paid by the 1st day of the month. Accounts that are not paid at that time will be dropped at the close of business. To re-enroll parents must go to Parent Central Services office to enroll student back in the program. To avoid any disruption in your child activity payments can be made at any Child & Youth Services Facility or parents can make activity payments online here.

If you have any question about programs or concerns please email:

Usarmy.mead.imcom-fmwr.mbx.dfmwr-community-outreach@mail.mil

Parent Orientation Requirement

Parents of new students are required to attend an initial SKIES Unlimited Parent Orientation, held at bldg. 909 Ernie Pyle Street, Fort Meade, MD 20577 the 2nd Thursday  of each month at 6:30 p.m. This is a one-time requirement. Please call SKIES Unlimited office to reserve a space at +1(301)677-1105. Program questions and information given at this time.

** If you have been in the program and never had an orientation please join us for orientation.

School-Year Programs
Instructors Wanted

Have you ever wanted to make a difference in someone’s life by sharing your passion with our Fort Meade youth? Now, you can! SKIES Unlimited is seeking new contractors in:

·         School of Arts, Recreation & Leisure

·         School of Sports, Fitness & Health

·         School of Life Skills, Citizenship & Leadership

·         School of Academic Skills, Mentoring & Intervention

·         Foreign Languages, Sign Language, Film Production, 2D and 3D Art, Culinary, Baking, Sewing, Needlework, Beading

For ages 6 weeks to 18 years. These are professional contract positions where instructors bid for services. Instructors must be at least 18 years old. Please call +1 (301) 677-1105 for more information.