Youth Center


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6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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December Youth Programs


Torch, Keystone and Teen Council Weekly Meetings
Every Wed · 1 p.m.
Free · Ages 9-18
Torch Club, Keystone and Teen Council are a leadership and service club, designed to help youth Ages 9–18 reach their potential and realize the impact and importance they can have on their local community. Each week the clubs will focus on Leadership and Community.

Project Learn: Power Hour
Daily · 4:30 p.m.
Free · Ages 9-18
Making Minutes Count for academic success helps Club members Ages 9-18 achieve academic success by providing homework help, tutoring, and high-yield learning activities and encouraging members to become self-directed learners.

Teens: 4H Senior Leadership Retreat (Must Be an Open Rec Member TBA Overnight
Ages 13-18
Free to members; membership required!
Teens will money for snacks and a meal or two.
HOT NEWS!!! Free. Come and join us for a fun filled educational weekend. 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. Please contact Ms. Isabel or Ms. Lucy for more information.

BGCA Fine Arts: Wood Burning
Thu-Fri · 1-2 Dec · 3:30 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Learn a new form art that has been around for Ages. You will learn the how to use simple wood burning tools and easy-to-learn techniques, we’ll help you add distinctive designs to a variety of bare-wood projects! Take your time you can work throughout the week and add other mediums all week long to your artistic project

High Yield Activity: Fifty
Thu-Fri · 1-2 Dec · 4:30 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Can you get “Fifty” before your opponents? You will be challenged to make the basketball shot or your opponent gets the points. The first competitor to get “Fifty” wins.

BGCA BOYZ CLUB & SMART GIRLS Clubs
Tue · 6 & 13 Dec · 4:30-5 p.m.
Free to members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Learn who you are. What is your mindset? 4 May: It’s Just Us. Join in discussion about just male or female places. Eating Well. Learn why your diet is so important. Decisions: Join in conversation: What are decisions? & Why do they affect you directly?

BGCA Fine Arts & 4H Crafting: Jewelry Making & Resin Arts
Mon-Fri · 5-9 Dec · 4 p.m.
Free to members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Design and create your own unique necklaces, earrings, bracelets and more with various beads, pendants, resin, and metal accessories! This is your perfect time to design some cool gifts!

4H Club: Healthy and Fit*My Plate: Balloon Physical Activity
Mon · 5 Dec · 3:30 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Get ready for a food challenge like no other. You might have to find ways to keep your food groups up in air without using your hands for an added twist in this game. Learning to healthy and fit in fun ways!

BGCA Money Matters: Reality Store
Wed · 7 Dec · 1:30 p.m.
Free · Ages 9-18
Reality Store provides an interactive experience in which youth learn how the choices they make regarding career, managing income and expenses, and saving and investing will affect future outcomes.

HYA: Image Makers: A Photo Story
Mon-Fri · 12-16 Dec · 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 and writing skills as you create “A Photo Story”.

STEAM DIY Circut Mug or Water Bottle & Design
Mon-Fri · 12-16 Dec · 4 p.m.
Free to members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
The Cricut Mug Press is a printing device made to add designs to mugs. Here, you use an Infusible Ink Transfer sheet and butcher paper to help the design stick onto the mug. You may use the Circuit to cut your permanent vinyl for water bottles.

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

4H: Mason Jar-Mexican Hot Chocolate & More
Wed · 14 Dec · 1:30 p.m.
Free to members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
We will have a mason jar Mexican Hot Cocoa making station where you can make a variety of healthier cocoas.

BGCA Smart Moves: Learning to Cope with Stress
Wed · 14 Dec · 3:30 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 12-18
We all have stress daily in our lives. How do you handle stress? In this session we will share what common stresses we have and discover ways to manage and succeed.

Winter Olympics
Mon-Thu · 19-22 Dec · 2-3 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Reserve your spot in Open Rec as we have our Winter Olympics. This week you can make torches, research your country, make multi-cultural snacks. Activities: Snowball Fights, Minute to Win It, Broom Ball, Hockey, TBA Ice Skating field trip and more!

BGCA Triple Play: Snowball Fight
Wed · 21 Dec · 2-3 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Who said we couldn’t have a snowball fight in the desert? Join us as have makeshift snowball fight.

BGCA Triple Play: Minute to Win It
Wed · 21 Dec · 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Free to members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Are you up to the challenge? Join us for fun wacky challenges that you must complete in sixty seconds or less.

Games, Games and More Games
Tue-Thu · 27-29 Dec · 2-5 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
This week will be full of board & table games. Get ready to challenge your friends and have some fun!

STEM COI: BGCA-My.Future
Tue-Thu · 27-29 Dec · 3:30 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 cyberbullying. Try it out in the COI, home, or both

BGCA Fine Arts: Dirty Cup Pour
Tue-Thu · 27-29 Dec · 2:30 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 11-18
If you are new to painting and especially to pouring when someone first mentions doing a dirty pour you might do a double take. What is a dirty pour? There's no dirt involved; we promise! You just pour all your paint colors that you're using for your painting into one cup, flip the cup onto your canvas, lift the cup, and watch.

HYA-WACKY LAWS
Wed · 28 Dec · 2:30 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
You are sure to have fun searching the Internet for wacky laws that are on the books in various states. When you found a ridiculous one; share it with the group.


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