Scott Air Force Base News

Scott Air Force Base events

Note: Scott events are targeted for DoD ID card holders. Please direct questions about any event to the POC listed.



Come out and celebrate Scott’s Centennial from 9 a.m.-noon May 6 by participating in a free youth scavenger hunt. This will be a fun way parents and their children to learn about the history of Scott AFB. The event will kick off at the Parade Field where the kids can participate in an “easy,” “medium,” or “hard” scavenger hunt.

Bring the kids out to enjoy fun games, bounce houses, prizes, food and beverages.

Every age is welcome; however parents must stick around for any child under 16. This event is open to all DoD ID cardholders. Please RSVP each youth participating in Scavenger Hunt at


Learn to rock climb with the Outdoor Adventure Program and the professional climbing guides from Vertical Voyages on May 6.

Spend the afternoon working on climbing technique in a safe, fun-filled environment with climbs for every skill level at Fern Clyffe State Park. No experience necessary. This event qualifies as a Single Airmen Programming Initiative. Adventure is open to ages 12 & up. Adventure fee: $65. SAIP Adventure fee: $10.

Time: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.

Registration required. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For more details, follow OAP on Facebook at Scott AFB Outdoor Recreation, or call 256-2067.

MAY 12


The USTRANSCOM 30th Anniversary Golf Tournament will be May 12 at Cardinal Creek Golf Course with a shotgun start at 9 a.m.

Registration is scheduled for 8 a.m.

A tournament fee of $55 per person includes a round of golf, cart, prizes, and free lunch. Please contact Tech Sgt. Michael Coyle at (618) 220-7352 or email at

Funds raised will offset cost for all events celebrating USTRANSCOM’s 30th anniversary including the cost of attendance for the USTRANSCOM 30th Anniversary Joint Ball in October 2017.


Gather some friends and create a “masterpiece” at the Party Art brought to people by the Arts & Crafts Center. The following date and theme party is now available:

▪ May 12: Special time, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sip & Paint “Firefly Night” in Zeppelins at the Scott Event Center. Reservations are required five days prior to the event. Cost is $35 per person and includes all supplies. Spend some quality time with friends, enjoy a few laughs and release that inner artist during Party Art night. For more information and to register, call the Arts & Crafts Center at 256-4230.

MAY 20


Run for Fun at America’s Armed Forces Kids Run on May 20 with Youth Programs. Families must register on-line for this event at Scheduled run times for participants is as follows:

▪ 5-6 years: 10 a.m. (1/4 mile);

▪ 7-8 years: 9:30 a.m. (1/2 mile);

▪ 9-12 years: 9 a.m. (1 mile); and

▪ 13 years & up: 8 a.m. (2 miles).

Parents may accompany their child in the younger age groups. All runners will be given a commemorative America’s Kids Run T-shirt, as well as awarded placement ribbons. Runners are required to show up 15 minutes before scheduled run time. Races begin/end at the Youth Center. Event is free to all registered participants. For more info, call 256-5139.