Youth Center


853-5437

Monday-Thursday
6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Friday
6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Weekends
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June Youth Programs

Passport 2 Manhood
Tue · 1 Jun · 1:30 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Join us for our monthly boys club in this session we will discuss the importance of a healthy lifestyle. We will learn how balance energy in (foods eaten) with energy out (calories burned through physical activity) in order to maintain a healthy weight.

BGCA Triple Play- Track & Field Challenge
Tue-Fri · 1-4 Jun · 2 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
During the week we will work on mini marathon, race walking, 60-yard sprints, long jump and side hurdles.

BGCA Fine Arts- Dirty Cup Painting
Tue-Fri · 1-4 Jun · 2 p.m. · Ages 13-18
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Want to create a masterpiece in under 20 seconds? Join us to see learn how you can do this. All that you will need for this activity is a cup, paint and a canvas. Add two, three, four or more colors into your cup and then pour them onto your canvas in a single puddle, in a circle, a square, and rows or just randomly across the canvas.

STEM COI: My. Future Accounts
Wed · 2 Jun · 1:30 p.m. · Ages 9-12
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
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.

BGCA- Academic Success- Summer Brain Games- Session 2: Working Memory
Wed · 2 Jun · 1 p.m. · Ages 9-12
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Come and join us in a fun working memory processes while creating and decrypting ciphers.

BGCA- Academic Success- Project Learn- Smart Moves- Media
Wed · 2 Jun · 1 p.m. · Ages 9-12
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Don’t believe everything you read. Come and join us in a fun activity were you will learn to uncover the strategies advertisers use and understand the influence the media has on us.

BGCA Stem- 4H- Healthy & Fit-Nutrition Stem – Veggie Garden
Thu · 3 Jun · 3 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Do you know what a Hydroponic Garden is? Are you ready to learn some gardening skills? We will be planting vegetable seeds and placing plants in our Hydroponic Garden Tower.

Teen Council/Keystone and Torch Club Community Project: Gardening
Thu-Fri · 3-4 Jun · 3 p.m. · Ages 13-18
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Come join us for our Community Service Project as you earn your Millions Hours of Service credit. Learn some gardening techniques as we be cleaning and planting flowers at the Youth Center. We will be building gardening boxes also.

BGCA Youth of the Year
Fri · 4 Jun · 1:30 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Free for members; $2.50 for non-members
To achieve the title of Youth of the Year on any level, Club members must embody the values of leadership and service; academic excellence; and healthy lifestyles. They should exemplify the critical impact that Boys & Girls Clubs have on the lives of young people. Come learn more about how you can be our next Youth of the Year.

Parents Night Out
Fri · 4 Jun · 6:30-10:30 p.m. ·   Ages 5-12
$15 for members; $20 for non-members
Give yourself a break! You deserve it! Spaces  Limited register early. Registration closes on 2 June.

DIY- Stem- 4H- Dough Labs
Fri · 4 Jun · 3 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Learn how to apply the scientific method and infuse your creative ideas! We will explore microbiology, chemistry, physics and food science.

BGCA Triple Play- Soul – Play Water Balloon Wars
Fri · 4 Jun · 2 p.m.  · Ages 9-18
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Come cool off from the heat in a fun filled afternoon of water balloon wars. Set up your team’s forts and let the games begin!

Giant Jenga
Fri · 4 Jun · 3 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Join us for life-sized Jenga! Test your skill at balancing and removing Jenga pieces keeping the tower standing.

Hiking at Tent Rock National Monument
Fri · 4 Jun · 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. · Ages 9-18
$2.50  (PLEASE SIGN UP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE SPACE IS LIMITED)
Join us for a fun and fantastic hiking trip. Explore one on New Mexico hidden gems. This monument is cone-shaped tent rock formations are the products of volcanic eruptions that occurred 6 to 7 years ago.
*Due to COVID-19 regulations and programming some activities may get canceled.

BGCA – Academic Success- Your Mind- Smart Girls Session
Mon · 7 Jun · 1 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Do you have super powers? Come and share with us your super powers and learn how to solve predicaments using those powers.

BGCA Triple Play- GetFit Challenge
Mon-Fri · 7-11 Jun · 2 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
During this week come and participate in a variety of action-packed activities that promote good health, as well as a healthy dose of fun, too.

BGCA Fine Arts- Washi Tape Mason Lantern
Mon-Fri · 7-11 Jun · 1 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
In case you were unaware, washi tape is decorative Japanese tape that crafters are completely obsessed with. It also has magic power that makes everything it’s stuck to the most adorable thing in the world. Join us as we create Mason jar lanterns.

BGCA- Academic Success- Summer Brain Games- Session 3: Prioritization
Tue · 8 Jun · 1 p.m. · Ages 9-12
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Have you ever escape and escape room with only using management and prioritization? Come and join us in a fun challenging escape room.

Disk Golf
Tue · 8 Jun · 1:30-3:30 p.m. · Ages 9-18
$15 (PLEASE SIGN UP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE SPACE IS LIMITED)
Outdoor Rec
Join us for an evening of disk golf. This program is great for beginners or experienced players. An experienced guide will show you the course and improve your game show you some tips and coordinate a little friendly competition. Great to get outside and play a game among friend.
*Due to COVID-19 regulations and programming some activities may get canceled.

4H-Healthy & Fit-Health- Healthy Snacking Day
Wed · 9 Jun · 1:30 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Do you know what a healthy snack is? Join us as we make healthy snacks and learn about nutrition.

LEGO Masters- Engineers- STEM LEGO Planters
Thu · 10 Jun · 1:30 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Get excited about planting and use those critical thinking skills to build your own LEGO planter!

DIY-STEAM 4H Mic & Match
Fri · 11 Jun · 3:30 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Start a new Mix & Match II Project in clothing. As you work on your project, you will see that clothing includes more than sewing. Come a learn how to be you be fashionably well dressed. This project continues for the next 3 Fridays. That way we will have time to work and finish our new clothes.

BGCA Triple Play- Add Up Pool
Fri · 11 Jun · 4 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Try your pool skills and math skills in this wacky game of pool. Add up your score correctly and win.

BGCA Triple Play Soccer Challenge
Mon-Fri · 14-18 Jun · 2 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Come and join a full week of soccer fun while you learn how to be a good teammate.

BGCA Fine Arts 4H Crafting: Crafting for Special Figures
Mon-Fri · 14-18 Jun · 1:30 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Free for members; $2.50 for non-members
Do you need a gift for Father’s Day? You can make a one of a kind piece of art for that special figure.

STEM COI: My. Future Accounts
Tue · 15 Jun · 1:30 p.m. · Ages 9-12
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
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.

BGCA- Summer Brain Games- Session 4: Goal Setting and Schema
Tue-Fri · 15-18 Jun · 1 p.m. · Ages 9-12
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
For the past two weeks we have been escaping escape rooms but this week you will have the opportunity in creating your own escape room and challenging your peers to escape.

BGCA- Academic Success- Project Learn- Smart Moves- What Is Friendship?
Tue · 15 Jun · 2:30 p.m. · Ages 9-12
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
What Is Friendship? In this fun activity you will learn how to be a true friend.

Bosque Bike Ride
Tue · 15 Jun · 1-4 p.m. · Ages 9-18
$15 if you bring your own bike and $30 if you need to rent a bike
(PLEASE SIGN UP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE SPACE IS LIMITED)
Albuquerque Bosque
Looking for an adventure? Join us while we cruise down by the Rio Grande in the Bosque! This ride is great for those looking to get out and experience Albuquerque open space. Sizing for bikes is limited. Ride is dependent on group ability level and ranges between 5 and 10 miles.
*Due to COVID-19 regulations and programming some activities may get canceled

4H Healthy & Fit; Fitness STEM- DIY STEM: Dough Labs
Wed · 16 Jun · 2:30 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Learn how to apply the scientific method and infuse your creative ideas! We will explore microbiology, chemistry, physics and food science. Also learn how you can use food science to stay fit and expand your fitness.
Do you know what a Hydroponic Garden is? Are you ready to learn some gardening skills? We will be planting vegetable seeds and placing plants in our Hydroponic Garden Tower.

BGCA Triple Play: Shoot the Hoop
Thu · 17 Jun · 2:30 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Challenging yourself while engaging in friendly competition with your peers. Can you make the shot? Youth will make shots at the basketball hoop from various locations on the court.

Nerf Gun Wars
Fri · 18 Jun · 4 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Test your shooting skill as we play a wide variety of shooting challenges. Then get your friends ready for some teamwork and strategy planning as we battle with Nerf guns.

BGCA Triple Play- Basketball Challenge
Mon-Fri · 21-25 Jun · 2 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Come and sharpen your basketball skills in baseline conditioning, dynamite dribbling, speed passing, hustle drill, dribbling delight, off-hand relay and dribble tag.

BGCA - Your Mind- Smart Girls Session- Beauty and the Media Beast
Mon · 21 Jun · 1 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Come and join us in a fun activity as we learn how media can influence how they feel about fashion, speech, likes and dislikes, music and other trends. And discover how you can be your own fabulous person regarding what the media says.

BGCA Fine Arts- Locker Magnets
Mon-Fri · 21-25 Jun · 1 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Bring photos or create your own designs to make locker magnets!

BGCA- Academic Success- Summer Brain Games- Animation Techniques
Tue · 22 Jun · 1 p.m. · Ages 9-12
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
What’s animation? How many animation techniques do you know? Come and compare and contrast three animation techniques: flip-books, stop-motion and CGI (computer-generated imagery).

Log Roll
Tue · 22 Jun · 1:30-3:30 p.m. · Ages 9-18
$15  (PLEASE SIGN UP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE SPACE IS LIMITED)
Outdoor Rec
Come join us! Learn the early art of log rolling while improving balance, building confidence and having a great time! This program is exactly what you are imagining; learning how to run on a log (now synthetic and easier on the feet) just like you imagine early loggers doing. Log Rolling is fun to watch but even better when you try it yourself! You must be able to swim but no prior experience is needed and is great for all ages. Meets at the Kirtland Indoor Pool.
*Due to COVID-19 regulations and programming some activities may get canceled

4H-STEAM-DIY 4H Sewing: Monsters
Wed · 23 Jun · 1 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Get ready to design and create a monster pattern. Then you can cut and sew your monster together using the sewing machine, Hand sewing and gluing.

BGCA Youth of the Year
Thu · 24 Jun · 1:30 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Free for members; $2.50 for non-members
Join us as explore leadership and service; academic excellence; and healthy lifestyles. Are you to learn how to become our next Youth of the Year? Pick your journals to keep on track to success!

Game Day- UNO Dare
Fri · 25 Jun · 2 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
What will you do in this new version of UNO? UNO Dare action cards force your opponents to either draw two cards or perform a hilarious dare.

BGCA Triple Play- Combine Sports
Mon- Fri · 28 Jun-2 Jul · 2 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Come and take a week journey through the world of combine training.

BGCA Fine Arts- Reverse Tye-Dying
Mon-Fri · 28 Jun-2 Jul · 1 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
You read that right. REVERSE tie-dye. Bring a dark colored shirt and join us for a new way to make tie-dye creations!

Rock Climbing
Tue · 29 Jun · 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. · Ages 9-18
$15 (PLEASE SING UP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE SPACE IS LIMITED)
Outdoor Rec
Come join us in fun rock climbing activity. Learn some new safety tips and explore the world of rock climbing.
*Due to COVID-19 regulations and programing some activities may get canceled

BGCA- Academic Success- Summer Brain Games- Storyboarding
Wed · 30 Jun · 1 p.m. · Ages 9-12

Free to members; $2.50 for non-members
Have you ever written a movie or TV show before? If you have not come and join us you learn how to create your own movie or TV show. And if you have written your own movie of TV before come and share your skills and knowledge.