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 2020 Parents Night Out Schedule

BGCA/4H Image Makers: Photo booth
Thu · 2 Jan · 1:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members: $2.50 for non-members
Smile or be silly for the camera! Make some memories and have fun in our photo booth. It’s a great time to practice your digital or instant camera skills and techniques!

4H/BGCA DIY Science Day: Artificial Intelligence
Fri · 3 Jan · 1:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Have you ever thought about artificial intelligence? Today is your day to learn the science behind it all as we make intelligent speakers and intelligent cameras.

National Science Fiction Day- Popcorn and a Movie!
Fri · 3 Jan · 3:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Join us as we celebrate National Science Fiction Day with a science fiction movie and popcorn.

TEENS-Murder Mystery Game
Fri · 3 Jan · 4 p.m.
Ages 13-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
The game of Clue has come to life! Mr. Grim had died, and you must figure out how! You’ll use science and your problem solving skills to solve this mystery.

BGCA Fine Arts/4 H-National Dress up Day Painting
Mon · 6 Jan · 4 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
You love pet right? This is your time to use your artistic talents and paint your pet or pets all dressed up on canvas.

BGCA Torch Club Meeting:
Building Your Group Agreements
Tue · 7 Jan · 4 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Group Agreements are a shared vision which creates order to build an emotionally supportive environment. Torch members will work together complete the Group Agreements as a way to build a safe, positive emotional climate and bolster group connection within the program. Torch will set goals for the New Year, help plan field trips and community events.

BGCA Drama Matters: Yellow Pages Skits
Tue · 7 Jan · 5 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Make up impromptu skits in pairs or alone using words in phone books and various moods: romantic, angry, frightened, etc. Sure to be tons of laughs!

BGCA Fine Arts: Snow Terrariums
Wed · 8 Jan · 1:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Create your own terrarium in a jar using plants, nature, fake snow, and more! Explore textures, shapes, and geometrics to make your own creation.

National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day –BGCA Torch Club
Wed · 8 Jan · 1 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
The holidays and cheerful season has passed but there is still room to be thankful. It’s National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day and we are baking goods to take to our local Security Forces. Come and join us!

BGCA Triple Play: Basketball Challenge
Thu · 9 Jan · 4 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Refine your passing, shooting, and dribbling skills by playing fun games! All skill levels welcome!

Teen: Screen Printing
Fri · 10 Jan · 3:30 p.m.
Ages 13-18 · Free for members; $5 for non-members
Draw designs and turn them into stencils so that you can create your own screen printed design!

Parents Night Out
Fri · 10 Jan · 6:30-10:30 p.m.
Ages 5-12 · $10 for members; $15 for non-members
Give yourself a much needed break! You deserve it! The youth will have blast hanging out at the YP!

BGCA DIY STEM: Inventions
Fri · 10 Jan · 4 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Design something new or make something better. Use the maker space to create your own invention using cardboard, recycled materials, coils, toilet paper rolls, and various materials.

Passport 2 Manhood: Academic Success
Mon · 13 Jan · 4-5 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Passport to Manhood represents a targeted effort to engage young boys in discussions and activities that reinforce character, leadership and positive behavior. Join us for a fun game “All Aboard” and our monthly meeting!

BGCA Smart Girls: Community Builder: Double Whammy Name Toss
Tue · 14 Jan · 4:30 p.m.
Ages 9-13 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Smart Girls will learn each other’s names during this fun game. Youth will be able to explain the purpose and importance of rules through game play. We will share what happens when other do not call us by our names and do not follow rules.

National Strawberry Ice Cream Day- 4H and BGCA
Wed · 15 Jan · 1 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
It’s National Strawberry Ice Cream Day and that means it’s a day to celebrate and making a healthy mouthwatering ice cream.

BGCA Fine Arts: Edvard Munch
Wed · 15 Jan · 2:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Learn about the life and art behind Edvard Munch and create your own variation to the famous “Scream”!

BGCA Triple Play: X Challenge
Thu · 16 Jan · 4 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
A game of table tennis with multiple “Xs”! Come see how to play this wacky version of table tennis!

BGCA Campaign: I Have A Dream Projects- Martin Luther King Jr.
Fri · 17 Jan · 4 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Create YOUR own version and DREAM of the future with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech in mind.

Popcorn and a Movie!
Tue · 21 Jan · 4:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Join us as we celebrate Black History Month with awards winning movie, Hidden Figures, the story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.

BGCA Fine Arts/DIY STEM: Tie-Dye Day & Heat Press
Wed · 22 Jan · 1:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Have an item you want to give a new look? Bring it and tie-dye it! Circuit and Heat Press it! Options are Endless! Bring your own things to tie-dye, heat press, fabric paints or get one from us.

Library Selfie Day
Thu · 23 Jan · 1 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Have you ever been to a building where books are kept that people can look at or borrow?

TEENS: Teen Council & Keystone Club Meeting
Fri · 24 Jan · 5 p.m.
Ages 13-18 · FREE
It’s the New Year and time to reach our goals for this year! Be ready to set dates and begin our National Projects! Have our conference with Clovis and Holloman AFB’s, Plan TEEN Nights, trips, and more.

BGCA Fine Arts: Water Color Trees
Fri · 24 Jan · 4 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Explore watercolors and learn techniques as you create a one of a kind snowy winter scene!

Teens: 4H Senior Leadership Retreat
Fri-Sun · 24-26 Jan · Overnight
Ages 13-18 · Free to members
Membership required! Teens will need money for snacks and a meal or two. Come and join us for a fun filled educational weekend. These workshops that will assist in developing soft skills (interviewing, college prep, goal setting, etc). There will also be two theme dance parties. You don’t want to miss this! SPACES LIMITED! Permission slips and 4H forms required.

Nintendo Switch Tournament: Mario Kart
Mon · 27 Jan · 4 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Get your game on! Compete against your closest friends in a bracket style tournament, Mario style!

BGCA Triple Play: Looney Ballooney Relay
Tue · 28 Jan · 4 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Table tennis paddles, balloons, and more to play this wacky relay! Race the clock and compete against others!

National Technology Day- DIY Stem: Ozobots
Wed · 29 Jan · 1:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Explore the imaginative side of robotics! Play smart games and learn to code with Ozobot! Work together to create a large coding map.

BGCA Triple Play: Thief
Fri · 31 Jan · 4 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Learn a new game with us! Similar to capture the flag but with hula hoops, sports balls, and cones!

BGCA Triple Play-TEENS: Glow in the Dark Capture the Flag
Fri · 31 Jan · 5 p.m.
Ages 13-18 · Free for members; $2.50 for non-members
Much like a regular game of capture the flag, join us for glow capture the flag outside on the grounds! We’ll provide the glow and the fun!