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SKIESUNLIMITED is an acronym for "School of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration, and Skills" with the word "Unlimited" for the unlimited possibilities this program can offer Army children and youth. SKIESUNLIMITED encompasses instructional programs for children and youth ranging from four weeks old to adolescence. Through SKIES, children and youth in Child Development Services, School Age Services, Middle School, and Teen Programs as well as Home Schooled Children, have equal access to opportunities that expand their knowledge, inspire them, allow them to explore, and acquire new skills.




Looking for skilled instructors for a wide variety of child and youth instructional classes for the Fort Bliss Community. These positions are on a contract, self-employed basis.  Pay is determined on participation enrollment.  Classes must meet the need of the military community.  For more information, please contact the SKIES office at 915-568-5544.


Join the Child, Youth and School Services (CYSS) family as a child/youth instructor. The new Schools of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration & Skills is looking for qualified, caring volunteer instructors for the School of Arts, School of Sports, School of Academics, and the School of Life Skills. Our classes will serve infants through high school seniors in a wide vary of subjects and interests.

CYSS offers a free training program to our instructors suitable to use for future employment; a background clearance is required; SKIES will work with instructors to assist in days and times which are most convenient for the instructor as much as possible.

Extracurricular offerings are so very important to our children and youth; bring your education, knowledge, skills and know-how to our kids. Ideas for classes: cooking, sewing, scrap-booking, fashion design, cultural dance and dress, conversational foreign languages, fitness, fun with games, woodworking, computer graphics, web page making, robotics, photography, metal work, arts, crafts, automobile repair, bike repair, making costumes, make-up & grooming, pet care, and reading to name just a few.

Volunteer Instructor Applications - maybe picked up at the ACS office, CYSS registration offices, application If you like you may simply visit the Instructional Programs Specialist in Bldg 131 on Doniphan Road. (The building across the steet from the Youth Plex soccer field) or call 568-7187/5544.

Instructional Programs Specialist
Bldg. 131 Doniphan Rd
Ft Bliss, Tx 79906
Phone: (915) 568-7187/5544

Instructional Programs Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Implement, manage and coordinate Schools of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration and Skills (SKIESUnlimited)
  • SKIESUnlimited, School of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration and Skills are the framework for the Army's Child, Youth and School Services (CYS) Instructional Programs
    • It consists of classes designed to complement and support the experiences children and youth have in ARMY CYS and in schools.

The goal of the SKIESUnlmited Program is to ensure predictability and consistency in the availability, affordability and quality of instructional classes offered. There are four schools: School of Arts, School of Sports, School of Life Skills and School of Academics.

View the eligibility chart.