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Sports STEM Camp

This sports camp is for youth ages 9-18 and is intended to teach them the science behind sports followed by practical applications of the lessons learned. Participants will hone their skills in soccer, basketball, football and other sports while learning the physics of each sport. This camp will be July 30-Aug.3 at the Rising Star Sports Ranch in Mesquite, Nev. Youth will stay in hotel rooms and includes buffet style meals. Cost is $130 for Youth Center members and $160 for non-members. Call 801-777-2419 for details and to register.

Financial Lunch n’ Learns

Monthly financial workshops covering a variety of topics will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Hill Airman and Family Readiness Center. The workshop are available to service members and their families. Lunch is provided for registered attendees. Workshop dates will be Aug. 2, Sep. 27, Oct. 11, Nov. 8 and Dec. 6. Call 801-777-4681 for details and to register.

Back-to-School Brigade

Joint Operation Homefront for a school supply distribution event from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 10 at Hill Field Elementary, 389 S. 1000 E. in Clearfield. Eligible recipients include active duty, active guard or reserves, or all ranks of post 9/11 wounded, ill or injured. Pre-registration is required for school-age children (K-12) to receive a backpack and school supplies. Visit operationhomefront.org to register. Contact Kathleen Coleman at 719-368-3898 or email kathleen.coleman@operationhomefront.org for more information.

South Gate Visitor Center closure

The South Gate Visitor Center is currently closed through Aug. 10 for renovations. During this time, all customer service functions are at the West Gate Visitor Center located just east of I-15 exit 335. The West Gate Visitor Center is open 5 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Call 801-586-2360 for more information.

Military Salute Picnic

The Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee invites active duty, guard and reserve military members and their families to the Military Salute Picnic from 4-8 p.m. Aug. 17 at Centennial Park. The park is located adjacent to the base’s South Gate. Food will be catered by Roosters, Holy Smoke BBQ & Grill, and MacCool’s Public House and will be served from 4-7 p.m. The family-friendly event will also include live entertainment, a bounce house, face painting, a mechanical bull and more. Register with unit first sergeants. Call 801-0586-9691 or 801-777-5501 for more information.

Kids bowl free

The Hill Bowling Center has a free summer bowling program for youth ages 15 and younger. Eligible participants can sign up at www.kidsbowlfree.com and receive two free games of bowling every program day through Aug. 31. Call 801-777-6565 for more information.

Report suspicious activity

Air Force Security Forces are committed to the security of Hill AFB, but security is everyone’s business. If you see or hear something suspicious, report it. The Air Force has long had a program called “Eagle Eyes” that enlists the eyes and ears of Air Force members and the public. Report suspicious activity to the Eagle Eyes hotline at 801-777-3056.

Air Force stories

Does your unit or its people have an Air Force story to tell? It does and we’re interested in writing about and photographing the things you do. Please email 75abw.pa@us.af.mil or call 801-777-4081 with individual or unit accomplishments, innovations and process improvements, awards, and other story ideas.

Hilltop Times submissions

Content submissions are due the Thursday before the issue it is to appear is printed; the Hilltop Times is printed and delivered to base every Thursday. Please email 75abw.pa@us.af.mil with submissions or call 801-777-4081 with questions.