Youth Center

853-5437

Monday-Thursday
6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Friday
6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Weekends
Closed


The Youth Programs goal is to provide a safe, enriching, supervised environments for youth of all ages. Our programs maintain an atmosphere that encourages flexibility and allows for freedom of choice within appropriate guidelines. We strive to reinforce family values and emphasize the uniqueness of each child by promoting positive attitudes and validating self-worth. Some of the programs we offer include: Before and After School Care, Power Hour (help with homework), and Youth Sports.

Download 2019 Parents Night Out Schedule

Parents Night Out
Fri · 1 Mar · 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Ages 5-12 · $10 for members; $15 for non-members
Give yourself a much needed break! You deserve it! Registration is
needed as spaces are limited.

BGCA Passport to Manhood
Fri · 1 Mar · 4:30-5 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Learn who you are. What is your mindset? Do you understand
stereotypes? Can boys and girls do the same things? Youth will
come understanding that each of us are uniquely different but, can
accomplish the same things.

Home Alone Training
Mon · 4 Mar 5-6 p.m.
Ages 10-18 · Free for members, $2.50 for non-members
Are you ready to be home alone? Do you know the laws of being
home alone? Attend our Home Alone Safety Training and see if you
are ready to be left at home alone. Sign up at the Youth Center 853-
KIDS. Spaces Limited

BGCA Triple Play: Shoot the Hoop
Tue · 5 Mar · 4-5 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Challenging yourself while engaging in friendly competition with
your peers. Can you make the shot? Youth will make shots at the
basketball hoop from various locations on the court.

BGCA Fine Arts: Tye- Dye
Wed · 6 Mar · 1 – 3 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members $2.50 for non-members
Try your skills at creating a one of kind tye-dye pencil bag or t-shirt.
Create a pattern or design to add that uniqueness of you!

DIY STEM OZO Bots
Thu · 7 Mar · 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free for members, $2.50 for non-members
Discover basic programming and coding, as you simply train the
robots to follow patterns on the surfaces that they roll over. They
look a little like Pac-Man ghosts, with domes for heads. Ozo Bot
can identify lines, colors, and codes on both digital surfaces, such
as an iPad, and physical surfaces, such as paper.

BGCA Torch Club Meeting
Fri · 8 Mar · 3-4 p.m.
Ages 9-18 Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Join our service learning clubs to come up with new service learning
projects and ways to help the community! New members welcome!

Teen Council/Keystone Club Meetings
Fri · 8 Mar · 4-5 p.m.

Ages 9-18 · FREE
Make a difference in your community. Join our service learning
clubs to come up with new service learning projects and ways to
help the community! New members welcome!

Dinners Ready Cooking Camp
Mon-Fri · 11-15 Mar · 2-5 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $15.00 for non-members
Interested in providing your child and teen with important life skills?
Will your child be able to make healthy food choices? The camp
includes the healthiest whole grain options and limited processed
sugar as defined by USDA guidelines. Chef-K trainer will bring a
week-long cooking camp which entails a commitment for the entire
week. Registration is needed as spaces are limited.

Teen Night BGCA Fine Arts-Paintball Canvas Painting
Fri · 15 Mar · 7-9 p.m.
Ages 13-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Try a twist on paintball and create a unique piece of art. Toss
paintballs at a canvas. Dress in old clothes as you’re sure to get
messy!

Just Dance 2017
Mon · 18 Mar · 4:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free
Get ready for amazing visuals and awesome dance moves that will
ignite the YP pulling friends and families off the couch and into a
music experience like no other!

BGCA Play Ball
Tue · 19 Mar · 4-5 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free for members, $2.50 for non-members
Increase your overall fitness while learning the fundamental skills of
baseball and softball through fun and enriching activities!

BGCA Fine Arts-Washi Tape Mason Lantern
Wed · 20 Mar · 4-5 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free for members, $2.50 for non-members
In case you were unaware, washi tape is decorative Japanese tape
that crafters are completely obsessed with. It also has a magic
power that makes everything it's stuck to the most adorable thing
in the world. Join us as we create mason jar lanterns.

BGCA Emotional Partners
Thu · 21 Mar · 4-5 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free for members, $2.50 for non-members
Can you express yourself without using words or hands to
communicate? Youth will listen for an emotion and express
themselves to a partner without words or gestures.

STEM/BGCA Fine Arts 3D Pens
Fri · 22 Mar · 4-5 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free for members, $2.50 for non-members
Try your skill with 3-D pens. You can create a plastic masterpieces
on the go with 3D-printing pens. Simply place the pen on a surface,
draw a line up into the air, and then start adding details to this
anchor. What will you make?

BGCA High Yield Teen Night: Memory Run Game
Fri · 22 Mar · 7-8 p.m.
Ages 13-18 · Free for members, $2.50 for non-members
Are you up for a challenge? Try a new twist with the popular game
of memory. It’s a relay race to get to make your matches for your
team.

BGCA Fine Arts: Calligraphy
Mon · 25 Mar · 4-5 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members $2.50 for non-members
Calligraphy Workshop for youth! A fine arts project to learn English,
Arabic, and Persian calligraphy and create beautiful artwork in
collaboration with children of other cultures and history.

BGCA Drama Matters: Fill in the Blank Poetry
Tue · 26 Mar · 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Youth will have the opportunity to practice writing a simple poem
without having to create a new structure. How will your poem turn
out? Funny or serious?

Image Makers: Let Your Camera Do the Talking
Wed · 27 Mar · 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Photographers are artists with the camera, using a blend of
technical skills and an artistic eye to take pictures of people, places,
landscapes, food, you name it. Come explore your photography
skills.

BGCA DIY STEM: Thermal Power
Thu · 28 Mar · 4-5 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Youth will have the opportunity to explore and learn about thermal
power. In this activity we will build mini turbines while exploring
nothing more than a combination of hot and cold water and a
special thermal power conversion cell.

BGCA Triple Play-Physical Invent a Sport
Fri · 29 Mar · 4-5 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members $2.50 for non-members
What sport or challenge or sport can you invent? Youth will
experiment with various sporting equipment working with one
another to create a sport or challenge. Will your challenge use only
feet or arms but, no hands? You decide!

Teen Night-Nerf Wars
Fri · 29 Mar · 7-9 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members $2.50 for non-members
Come join us for a high powered night of fun. Create your shelter
and teams and let the games begin.