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

BGCA Fine Arts: Wood Burning
Thu · 1 Aug · 1 p.m.
Free · Ages 9-18
Learn new techniques using various wood burning tools, express yourself creatively, and gain familiarity with wood burning as an art form!

4H: Home Alone Training
Thu · 1 Aug · 2 p.m.
Free for members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 10-18
Is your child ready to be home alone? The Home Alone Program is designed to provide children 10 years of age and older with the necessary skills and knowledge to be safe and responsible when home alone for short periods of time. Registration is required. Spaces Limited

Open Rec Field Trip: Swimming
Fri · 2 Aug · 12:45-3:15 p.m.
$2.50 to members; $5.00 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Youth Programs, Indoor Pool
Cool off with us at the indoor pool! Bring extra money for snacks! Permission slip required, spaces limited.

BGCA Fine Arts: Reverse Tye-Dying
Fri · 2 Aug · 1:30
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
You read that right. REVERSE tye-dye. Bring a dark colored shirt and join us for a new way to make tye-dye creations!

Teens: Paintball Toss
Fri · 2 Aug · 5 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Dress in all white or bring an extra change of clothes for this messy paintball toss game! You’ll be sure to get messy!

Parents Night Out
Fri · 2 Aug · 6:30-10:30 p.m.
$15 for non-members and $10 for members · Ages 9-12
Need to finish that extra school shopping? Drop the kiddos off with us for dinner, games, and fun! Take a break! You deserve it!

Open Rec Field Trip: Meow Wolf 
Mon · 5 Aug · 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Ages 12-18 $22 + Lunch Money
Youth Programs, Santa Fe, NM
Discover immersive art experiences that transport you to fantastic realms! Meow Wolf is a unique art experience featuring an astonishing new form of non-linear storytelling that unfolds through exploration, discovery, and 21st century interactivity.

BGCA Fine Arts: Washi Tape Pencils/DIY Pencil Pouches and Locker Magnets
Mon · 5 Aug · 3:30 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Decorate and design your own pencils and pencil pouches to celebrate back to school week! Bring photos or create your own designs to make locker magnets too!

Image Makers/BGCA Fine Arts: Summer Collage!
Tue · 6 Aug · 1:30 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Feeling those end of summer blues? Take photos with your new and old friends from Summer Camp and help us create a Summer Camp 2K17 Scrapbook with all of your favorite memories!

Rancho de las Golondrinas
Wed · 7 Aug · 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Come and explore a historic ranch that it was once the center of trading goods in the historic Camino Real. Now this ranch is a living history museum. Please bring a sack lunch and water.


BGCA Triple Play: Bubble Gum Blowing Contest
Wed · 7 Aug · 3:30 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Who can blow the fastest bubble?! Gum and fun provided, no experience necessary!

BGCA Stomp Out Bullying!
Thu · 8 Aug · 1:30 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
When youths take action and engage in their own anti-bullying projects they become more empowered to promote a culture of positivity in their Club and in their community. Youth will discuss what a bully is and how they can prevent bullying. They will share ways they can support those who have been bullied

Keystone Club/Teen Council Back 2 School Project
Thu · 8 Aug · 1 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 13-18
Make a difference with fellow teens as we pack backpacks with school supplies for families in our community!

BGCA/Raytheon Back 2 School Event
Fri · 9 Aug · 9-11 a.m.
Free · Ages 5-18
Join us for games, STEM Demos, and back to school crafts. Grab a backpack full of school supplies thanks to Boys and Girls Club of America and Raytheon!

Triple Play: Water Balloon Games and Relays
Fri · 9 Aug · 4 p.m.
Free · Ages 9-18
Games that require throwing, catching, running, hiding, or bursting balloons! Bring a change of clothes as you will get wet! You won’t want to miss!

Teens: Pie Face!
Fri · 9 Aug · 5 p.m.
Free · Ages 13-18
Uh-oh — you've got a little something on your face! You and your family will get a kick out of the thrilling Hasbro Pie Face game! To play, just apply some delicious whipped cream — or even a wet sponge on the hand lever, then start turning the handles and let the anticipation build— you'll never be able to guess who'll get pied next.

DIY STEM: Tea Bag Rocket
Mon · 12 Aug · 4:30 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Turn an everyday tea bag into an exciting rocket! Heat makes the air inside the air bag less dense than the air outside of it. This creates a convection current that lifts the ash from your burning tea bag and sends it flying upward!

BGCA Fine Arts: Wire Sculptures
Tue · 13 Aug · 4:30 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Create, mold, and shape something with wires of all widths and colors!

Torch Club: Random Acts of Kindness
Wed · 14 Aug · 1 p.m.
Free · Ages 9-18
Join us as we create items and pick-me-ups for our community!

DIY STEM: Grow Your Own Rock Candy
Wed · 14 Aug · 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
What is the science behind growing rock candy crystals? Join us as we discover how to make rock candy crystals.

BGCA Fine Arts: Clay Oven Creations
Thu · 15 Aug · 4 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Mold and bake whatever you create!

Triple Play: Bottle Table Tennis
Fri · 16 Aug · 4 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
It’s table tennis with a twist! See if you can knock the bottle off the other team’s side before they get yours!

Teen Night: Keystone Club Meeting
Fri · 16 Aug · 5 p.m.
Free · Ages 13-17
Your input matters! Join us for the planning and collaboration of this year’s ultimate teen activities.

DIY STEM: Microwave Lightbulb
Mon · 19 Aug · 4:30 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Electrical currents aren’t the only thing that make a light bulb glow! Join us as we follow steps to see what microwaves do when passing through the tungsten filament of a light bulb!

BGCA Fine Arts: Print Making
Tue & Wed · 20 & 21 Aug · 3 p.m. each day
Free for members, $5 for non-members · Ages 9-18
As an introduction to print-making, join us as we create designs and images on foam and transfer them to make beautiful acrylic prints!

BGCA Triple Play: Add Up Pool
Fri · 22 Aug · 4 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Try your pool skills and your math skills in this wacky game of pool. Can add up your score correctly and win?

Teens: BGCA Fine Arts: Paint and Sip
Fri · 23 Aug · 4:30 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 13-18
Looking for a fun way to get together with other teens? Paint Night is not a typical paint and sip. Join us as we sip on juice and express our creative side on canvas.

STEM Center of Innovation: Vibrating Dinosaur
Mon · 26 Aug · 4:30 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Harness the power of the sun to create a vibrating dinosaur! Learn how to solder, connect a circuit, and discover how solar panels absorb the sun’s rays to make your dinosaur move!

4H Sewing Project: Sock Monsters
Tue & Wed · 27 & 28 Aug · 3 p.m. each day
Free for members; $5 non-members · Ages 9-18
Grab a needle and thread and create something crazy with an assortment of crazy socks!

BGCA Drama Matters: Fill in the Blank Poetry
Thu · 29 Aug · 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
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?

BGCA DIY STEM Family Night: 3 D Pens
Fri · 30 Aug · 4:30 p.m.
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Come try your skill with a 3 D Printing Pen. You can draw in the air or on surfaces. 3D printing pen uses ABS plastic which is the same material used by many 3D printers. What will you design?