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.

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Download 2019 Parents Night Out Schedule

Millions of Hours of Service: Teen Volunteer Programs
Sign up now through 17 May
Open Recreation Membership is required · Ages 13-18 (must be enrolled in middle or high school)
Teens do you need volunteer hours? You can be part of our Teen Volunteer Program and get those hours over the summer. Pick up your Teen Volunteer Information package, permission slip and sign up package today! Mandatory meeting will be held on 24 May at 4:30. Volunteers begin working on 28 May from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Please contact Ms. Sadie or Ms. Lucy for details. 846-4092

STEM COI: My. Future Accounts
Wed · 1 May · 1:30-3 p.m.
Free to members $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-12
My.Future provides members with a safe, fun digital platform to showcase their work and earn recognition in the form of stars, badges and master badges. It’s a space where kids can interact with each other – free from the prospect of cyber bullying.

Mario Kart Tournament
Thu · 2 May · 4-5:30 p.m.
Free to members: $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Maybe you've been playing Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on Nintendo Switch solo for a while and you're now ready to compete against your friends.

Parents Night Out
Fri · 3 May · 6:30-10:30 p.m.
$10 for members; $15 for non-members · Ages 5-12
Give yourself you’re a break! You deserve it! Spaces Limited, register early.

BGCA Triple Play and 4-H Healthy Habits: Salas and Turkey Tacos
Fri · 3 May · 4-5 p.m.
Free to members: $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Join us as we celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Put your culinary skills to the test as make Salsa and Turkey Tacos. Which version will taste better to you? Homemade healthier version or fast food?

BGCA Fine Arts/DIY STEM: Catapult Paint Murals
Mon-Tue · 6 & 7 May · 4-5 p.m.
Free to members: $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Explore science and art together in this unique challenge. Build your catapult and use it to create a mural.

4-H: Mason Jar Candles
Wed · 8 May · 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Have you ever made a Mason jar candle? Join us as we make candles in the jars. Then add a creative artistic touch to the jar.

BGCA Fine Arts: Jewelry
Thu · 9 May · 4-5:30 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Make and create your own necklaces, earrings, bracelets and more with various beads, pendants, and metal accessories!

Smart Girls Club-4 H: Soap Making
Fri · 10 May · 4-5:30 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Melt, mix, and create your own personal soap or a gift for someone else.

STEM: Ozobots
Mon · 13 May · 4:30 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Ozobot is a little toy robot that blends the physical and digital worlds — and teaches kids programming. The company bills the Ozobot as the world's tiniest robot, but we figure there's got to be something smaller than these little guys with light-emitting diodes (LEDs) for brains.

BGCA Fine Arts: String Art
Tue-Wed · 14 & 15 May · 4 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Elaborate designs can be created with geometric shapes, points and colored string or yarn. Crete something uniquely beautiful with us!

Kids Fun Run
Wed · 15 May · 1:30 p.m.
Free · Ages 9-12
Believe it or not, running is actually a great way to increase your overall level of health. Join us as we have fun running on the track behind the Youth Center.

DIY STEM Maker Space: Electromagnet
Thu · 16 May · 1 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-12
Come and learn about Ampere’s law: moving charge to produce a magnetic field. Join us to experiment with three simple objects and create your own magnet circuit.

BGCA Triple Play-Healthy Habits: Fruit & Veggie Smoothies
Fri · 17 May · 4 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Try a drink that is not only tasty it’s healthy! Join us as we make healthy smoothies using fruits and vegetables. You will be surprised at how good they are and shocked when we compare the differences in premade/purchased smoothies.

Image Makers: Let Your Camera Do the Talking
Mon · 20 May · 4:30 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
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.

4-H: Let’s Scrapbook
Tue-Thu · 21 & 22 May · 4 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Use your photos from Image Makers or bring in your own. Scrapbooking is a fun way to exercise your creativity as you display your memories in a scrapbook.

4-H Photo Frames
Thu · 23 May · 4:30 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Explore 4-H Arts and Crafts as we design a one of a kind photo frame.

Teen Volunteer Program Orientation Mandatory Meeting
Fri · 24 May · 4:30 p.m.
Free · Ages 13-18
Teens you are requested to attend this meeting before you begin volunteering. Teens will receive their name badges and shirts at this meeting.

DIY STEM: Sling Shot Rockets
Fri · 24 May · 4:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18
Put your engineering skills to good use as you design, create and launch your rocket. Who’s rocket will launch the furthest?

DIY STEM: Lego Creator
Tue-Wed · 28 & 29 May · 1 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Are you ready for the ultimate LEGO® building challenge? Our advanced LEGO Creator Expert model are full of intricate features and fun details. We will spend the two days exploring and building with 2, 464 pieces!

National Fitness Challenges
Thu · 30 May · 4-5 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Test your skills and healthy habits with a variety of fitness challenges!

Air Hockey Tournament
Fri · 31 May · 2 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Ready for a challenge? Let’s test your skill at air hockey as we a compete against other players.