Other Organizations and Training Courses
In the fall, look for advertisements for the annual “Welcome Fair,” to disseminate information about CFAY Clubs and Organizations. Attend and learn more about how to become involved in social and volunteer activities, while meeting new friends, of course! Here are just a few groups you might be interested in:
Local Colleges & Universities
You’ll find many opportunities to go back to school. Below is a list of on-base colleges & universities offered at Fleet Activities Yokosuka. Most information can be found at the Fleet Rec Center across from the piers. Central Texas College Programs: Assoc. Degree programs in Education, Criminal Justice, business Administration, Early Childhood Professions, Fire Protection Technology, Law Enforcement and General Studies University of Oklahoma Programs: Master of Human Relations University of Maryland University College (UMUC) Programs: visit their website for more info www..ad.umuc.edu Troy State University Programs: Master of Science in Management, Master of Public Administration PACE (Program for Afloat College Education) Provides tuition for free basic skills development, as well as college classes aboard deployed commands. Navy College Learning Center Offers a many courses and testing for SAT/ACT, GED, college courses, and CLEP. For more information, please call 243-7971
COMPASS “A Course for Navy Life”
This is a group of volunteer Navy spouses who mentor other Navy spouses. The training is usually a 3-day course from 0900-1200 and teaches spouses about all aspects of “Navy Life”—including acronyms/abbreviations, how to read an LES, how to PCS in the Navy, and even local insights. Breakfast and lunch are provided for participants. Childcare reimbursement is also available.
Ikebana International Kamakura Chapter 51
This is a group of Japanese and Americans whose motto is “Friendship through Flowers.” The unique monthly programs are an exchange of Japanese and American culture, featuring music, dance, theater, and art to name a few. There are Ikebana demonstrations twice each year, and a member demonstration in June.