Kirtland Youth Programs, SAP & Youth Sports


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Monday-Friday
6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Weekends
Closed


Ms. Larri Lynn Torres
Youth Programs Director
505-853-5437

Ms. Kaya Davis
Youth Sports Director
505-853-1829

Ms. Shannon DeLuca
School Age Programs
505-853-5437

Ms. Lucy Burbach
Youth Programs
505-853-5437

Ms. Isabel Marquez
Youth Programs
505-853-5437

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February Youth Programs

Due to staffing and time constraints, event times will be determined on the day of the activity.


Teen Council/Keystone & Torch Club Meetings
Mon · 5, 12, & 26 Feb · 3 p.m.
Tue · 20 Feb · 3 p.m.
Free/members · $2.50/ non-members · Ages 9-18
Make a difference in your community. Join our service-learning clubs to develop new service-learning projects and ways to help the community and your club. New members are always welcome! Youth input matters to us!

STEM COI: BGCA-My.Future
Daily
Free/members · $2.50/ non-members · Ages 9-18
My. Future provides members a safe, fun digital platform to showcase their work and earn recognition through stars, badges, and master badges. It’s a space where kids can interact with each other – free from the prospect of cyberbullying. Try it out in the COI, at home, or both! Youth do need an account. Go to Myfuture.net and create an account for Kirtland AFB Youth Programs.

Academic Success- Project Learn: Power Hour
Daily
Making Minutes Count for Academic Success helps Club members ages 9-18 achieve academic success by providing homework time and help tutoring, and high-yield learning activities and encouraging members to become self-directed learners.

Fine Arts: Kente Cloth Weaving
Mon-Fri · 5-9 Feb
Free/members · $2.50/ non-members · Ages 9-18
Kente is a silk and cotton fabric made of interwoven cloth strips and is native to the Akan tribe in Ghana. This week, youth will try their hand at making a Kente weaving.

Black History Month & Women in STEM: Mae Jemison; Space & Rocket Building
Mon-Fri · 5-9 Feb
Free/members · $2.50/ non-members · Ages 9-18
Mae Jemison entered orbit aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour in 1992 and became the first African American woman in space. We will make and launch rockets to honor Black History and Black Women in STEM.

Character & Leadership: Triple Play- Relationship Building
Mon · 5, 12, & 26 Feb
Tue · 20 Feb
Free/members · $2.50/ non-members · Ages 9-18
This month, youth will work on a shared vision to build an emotionally supportive environment. Youth will learn the difference between rules and gain an understanding of focus, feelings, and behaviors.

BGCA & 4H Healthy Living Food Challenge
Mon-Fri · 5-9 Feb
Free/members · $2.50/ non-members · Ages 9-18
Youth will need to find a healthy recipe, make a list of ingredients, and research the cost of the ingredients. The challenge is finding the perfect recipe and keeping your food cost at $10.00 or below.

BGCA Triple Play: Train like an Astronaut
Mon-Fri · 5-9 Feb
Free/members · $2.50/ non-members · Ages 9-18
Did you know Mae Carol Jemison was the first African American woman to travel into space when she served as a mission specialist aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour in 1992? It’s American Health, Women in Stem, and Black History Month, so let’s train like an Astronaut as they do regular exercise and strength training before, during, and after a mission to keep their muscles and bones strong. Youth will be performing multi-joint weight-bearing exercises, such as the push-up for upper body strength and the squat for lower body strength, which can help develop stronger muscles and bones.

Family Involvement: BGCA Fine Arts-Paint Night
Mon · 12 Feb
Free/members · $2.50/ non-members · Ages 9-18
Join your youth as your family works together to create a fun painting. It’s up to you what to paint and what mediums you may want to add. Please let us know if you can join us.

Black History & Women in STEM: Math Problem Obstacle Course
Mon-Fri · 12-16 Feb
Free/members · $2.50/ non-members · Ages 9-18
Gladys Mae West is an American mathematician. She is known for her contributions to mathematical modeling of the shape of the Earth and her work on the development of satellite geodesy models that were later incorporated into the Global Positioning System. She inspires this activity and is sure to the challenge. Youth will need to solve a math problem correctly and complete an obstacle before moving on to the next station. The first to finish wins!

BGCA & 4H Jewelry: One for Me; One for You Friendship Bracelets
Mon-Fri · 12-16 Feb
Free/members · $2.50/ non-members · Ages 9-18
Enjoy making beaded friendship bracelets that are perfect for best friends and more. These bracelets you are making aim to inspire & encourage people to be kind to themselves and others.

STEM-Shrinky Dinks Chemistry
Tue-Fri · 20-23 Feb
Free/members · $2.50/ non-members · Ages 9-18
Marie M. Daly is best known for being the first African American woman to receive a Ph.D. in chemistry in the United States. Youth will be exploring a fun activity involving chemistry and predictions. This activity is a hands-on activity where youth learn about polymers and the science of plastics while making Shrinky Dinks. Youth will be using their estimation skills for size as they make fun creations.

4H Healthy Snacking-Fruit Skewers
Tue · 20 Feb
Free/members · $2.50/ non-members · Ages 9-18
It’s American Health Month! Join us as we will be learning how to make a healthy snack that is also heart-healthy and fun to make.

4H Healthy Living: Aerobic Challenges
Tue-Fri · 20-23 Feb
Free/members · $2.50/ non-members · Ages 9-18
This week, youth will be challenged to work out like an astronaut. Challenges include Crew Strength Training. Spacewalking, Explore and Discover, and Jump for the Moon.

Fine Arts: Mosaics
Wed-Fri · 28 Feb 1 Mar
Free/members · $2.50/ non-members · Ages 9-18
A mosaic is often described as a kind of painting without paint. Youth may create their Mosaic art piece using small tiles, stone, paper, and stickers, as we have various items for them to choose from.

Black Women in STEM: Alexa Canady
Mon-Fri · 26 Feb-1 Mar
Free/members · $2.50/ non-members · Ages 9-18
Alexa Canady is a retired American medical doctor specializing in pediatric neurosurgery. She is famous for her studies and medical advancements in the brain. Youth can participate in an introductory-level lesson that includes locating and identifying external and internal features of the brain.

University Letter Writing Skills
Mon · 26 Feb
Free/members · $2.50/ non-members · Ages 12-18
It’s never too early to think about your future. In this activity, we will practice writing letters to a higher education institution. Youth will be learning what should be included to portray their best self.

BGCA Triple Play: Meteor Madness
Mon-Fri · 26 Feb-1 Mar
Free/members · $2.50/ non-members · Ages 9-18
Youth will practice navigating around objects through open spaces. You’re going to need your peers, strategizing, and problem-solving skills if your team is going to win. Your team must keep the meteors up in the air, or Earth is destroyed.



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