Youth Center


853-5437

Monday-Thursday
6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Friday
6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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If you are interested and would like more information for coaching or playing,
please contact Kaya Davis, Sport Director at 846-1829 or kaya.davis.1@us.af.mil

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September Youth Programs

Torch, Keystone and Teen Council Weekly Meetings
Wed · 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 Sep · 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. This month we are working on toys and blankets for a local animal shelter.

Project Learn: Power Hour
Daily · 2:30-5 p.m.
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.

Weekly Triple Play Daily Challenges: Locomotive Skills & Games
Every day · 1-11 Sep · 1:30 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 non-members · Ages 9-18
You won’t want to miss this fun filled week full of daily challenges and games. This week we will you will try your skills daily with a different activity each day. We will play: Where are you now? Simon Says; Locomotive Tag and Underwater Treasure.

BGCA Fine Arts: Mixed Media Art
Wed & Thu · 1-2 Sep · 3:30 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Are you ready to learn a new art form? This week we will learn and create Mixed Media Art. In visual art, mixed media describes artwork in which more than one medium or material has been employed. Assemblages and collages are two common examples of art using different media that will make use of different materials including cloth, paper, wood and found objects.

Photography Exploration-Indoor & Outdoor
Wed · 1 & 15 Sep · 2 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
What is the difference between indoor and outdoor photography? It's exactly the same with photography. ... When in a venue or a home, the photographs are more natural than a studio, but the photographer still has a steady unchangeable environment to work from. Photographing the outdoors on the contrary is a little more exciting and unpredictable.

STEM COI: My. Future Accounts
Tue, Fri,& Wed · 7-10 & 15 Sep · 4 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 cyber bullying.

Youth of the Year: Inclusion-Welcoming Everyone
Tue · 7, 14, 21, & 27 Sep · 4 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members
Join us as explore the journey to be the next Youth of the Year. In this week’s lesson we will learn: “What does it mean to be inclusive?” 14 & 21 September we will explore Self-images and Self-Esteem in the Buddy Boosts Activity. Join us on 27 September as we make a Leadership Quilt.

BGCA Money Matters
Tue · 7, 14, 21 & 28 Sep · 3:30 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Do you know what your future holds? How much you will need for the lifestyle you envision? What are your income goals? In these lessons you will learn what it takes to have your dream life. Are you ready for college? On 21 September we will learn about your investment to your college education. After all this thought on our futures, it is now time to learn about accounts & stocks.

BGCA FINE ARTS: How to Draw With Charcoal
Tue-Fri · 7-10 Sep · 3:30 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Learn a new drawing concept and skill every day with charcoal. Explore the concepts of cross contour lines that will help you gain a better understanding of the form of a subject and determine directional stroking when adding shading to a drawing.

Tag Team Stories
Wed · 8 Sep · 2 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18

Are you ready for some computer fun? You will begin to write a story and then the buzzer sounds. You will then pass your story to the next person as they continue the story. Will the stories make sense or be absolutely hilarious?

4H Healthy Living: Calcium, Exercise & Goals
Thu · 9 Sep · 4 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18

Do you really know why calcium is so important? In this lesson youth will explore calcium and exercise as we play Mission Impossible.

Smart Girls: Creating Community
Fri · 10 & 24 Sep · 4 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18

In this meeting we will set up our group contract for the club. Are you ready to make new friends and make new relationships? Girls will decide and select their community service project.

BGCA Fine Arts: Dirty Cup Pour
Mon-Fri · 13-17 Sep 3:30 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 of the paint colors that you're using for your painting into one cup, flip the cup onto your canvas, lift the cup, and watch.

BGCA DIY STEM: Pop Rockets
Mon-Fri · 13-17 Sep · 4 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18

The scientific, technological, engineering and mathematical foundations of rocketry provides exciting opportunities for authentic hands-on, minds-on experimentation. Youth will design, construct, and launch paper rockets.

Triple Play Daily Challenges: Aerobic Skills
Mon-Fri · 13-17 Sep · 4:30 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18

Are you ready to have some fun? This week will be working on fun dance moves. #Like a Club Kid Dance Challenge and Yoga. On the 16 September we will play the old game of Freeze Dance

BGCA HYA: Replacing Words That Hurt
Mon · 13 Sep · 4:15 p.m.
Free · Ages 9-18

Sometimes we say things we do not necessarily mean. In this activity we will work on changing our words to promote positive character traits.

DIY STEM: Breaking the Tension
Tue · 14 Sep · 4 p.m.
Free · Ages 9-18

We are going to have an eruption at the Youth Center. In this activity we will make our own geysers. Can you predict the height or of the mass of the explosion? Will the reactions be the same with a smaller container verses a larger one? Join us to find out.

BGCA HYA: Rolling for One Hundred
Thu · 16 Sep · 4:15 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18

It’s a race to roll the dice to one hundred with super large dice. This will be a challenge of your math skills as you roll your way to winning.

Passport to Manhood: Leadership & Community
Fri · 17 Sep · 4:30 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18

In this session youth will learn more about leadership and how it relates to community responsibility. We will play a game of Human Tic Toc Toe game with true or false questions.

Fine Arts: The Art of Making Jewelry
Mon-Fri · 20-24 Sep · 3:30 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18

The art of jewelry making dates back thousands of years, to a time when ancient civilizations crafted jewelry for personal adornment. This week youth will have opportunity to make various pieces of jewelry.

Weekly Triple Play Daily Challenges: Hand Skills 3
Mon-Fri · 20-24 Sep · 4 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18

Test your hand skills daily with these ball challenges and games. Each day there will be a different challenge: OPA! Give and Go Cup Relay, Nuekum Volleyball, Hula Ball and Capture the Chicken.

STEM: Robotics-Build & Create
Mon-Fri · 20-24 Sep · 4:30 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18

You will exploring the set of laws by Isaac Asimov’s “Three Laws of Robotics: In this week ling activity we will explore electricity, solar power and salt power.

Air Hockey Tournament
Tue · 21 Sep · 4:15 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18

You’ve asked for it. The challenge is on! Who will be the champion in Air Hockey? It could be you!

DNA Extraction
Wed · 22 Sep · 2:30 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18

Have you ever extracted DNA before? In this experiment we will give it a try using a variety of items making predictions as we go.

HYA Texas Hold “Em Relay"
Thu · 23 Sep · 4 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18

This version of Texas Hold “Em will surely test your math skills. You will have to react fast to reach 100 points before your opponents.

Weekly Triple Play Daily Challenges: Hand Skills 4
Mon-Thu · 27- 30 Sep · 1:30 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18

Test your hand skills daily with these ball challenges and games. Each day there will be a different challenge: Soccer Pirates, Clean Your Room, Soar to Score, Through the Tunnel and Trick or Treat.

DIY Inventors Kits
Mon-Thu · 27- 30 Sep · 2:30 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18

Many people think everything has already been invented but, not in this case. Are you ready to test your skill as an inventor? The ideas are endless.

HYA Balderdash
Tue · 28 Sep · 4 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18

Time to grab the “bull” by the horns and hope other players don’t call your bluff! Balderdash game features compelling, unbelievably true content and categories include people, words, initials, and movies. Make up phony definitions to read alongside the real answers . How well can you fake it? Score points when you do and when you can call other players’ bluffs.

4H Soap & Bath Bomb Making
Wed · 29 Sep · 2 p.m.
Free for members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18

Come explore the science of soap and bath bombs and the importance of them in our world. You will be able to make your own soap in this activity.

BGCA Triple Play/4H/DIY STEM-Programming Tag
Thu · 30 Sep · 4:30 p.m.
Free to members · $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18

With the current pandemic in mind, we will play a tag to represent how Covid-19 is spread. Create and program an entirely new playground game of Tag. Youth will create their own modified version of ‘tag’ as they learn the concept of conditionals, before taking turns playing their new games.