US Army Europe K-12 INBOUND PCS Handbook Aug 2016 - Page 18

PAGE 18 Learn about your new home! Moving to a new country can be exciting and sometimes scary. Learning about where you will be living may make your child feel more at ease about the move and get them excited about living in Europe. The School Liaison Officer webpages for Army Europe all offer a “ Learn about your new home!” section. There are pages for Germany, Italy, and the Benelux. Kids can watch videos about their new country, do activities, and learn to say a few words in a the local languages. Go to and click on your installation to learn about your new home! Some locations also offer cultural orientations for students. Ask your SLO what is available in your location. Welcome to Europe! Wondering what to do when school is out? Army Child,Youth and School Services offers regular before and after school care as well as hourly care, for elementary school age students. Our youth centers offer a free, safe, and fun place for middle & high schoolers to hang out after school. There are also special full day sessions and events on school’s out dates. Contact your post’s Parent Central Services office for more information. If you are already registered with CYS Services in your current duty station, you can request that they forward your registration to your new Europe location! If you’ve never registered for CYS Services you can save time and complete your registration prior to arrival on Army MWR Online Services ( Webtrac) Elementary or Middle through High School; There is a fun place to be when school is out! PAGE 18