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


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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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January Youth Programs

4H: Mason Jar Candles
Mon-Fri · 27-31 Dec
1:30-3 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Have you ever made a Mason jar candle? Join us as we make candles in the jars. Then add a creative artistic touch to the jar.

BGCA Triple Play: Add Up Pool
Mon-Fri · 27-31 Dec
1:30-3 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Try your pool skills and your math skills in this wacky game of pool. Can add up your score correctly and win?

DIY STEM: Nintendo Labo
Mon-Fri · 27-31 Dec
2-3 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Nintendo Labo™ is a series of DIY kits crafted to work with Nintendo Switch™. Build Toy-Con creations from cardboard and bring them to life with your Nintendo. Join as we create and play the new games.

Teen Council/Keystone: What would you do?
Mon-Fri · 27-31 Dec
2-3 p.m. · Ages 9-18
How would you react to hypothetical situations? Join us for a unique card game. You will read the scenario and explain to the group how you would react. Then we will join in group discussion about life’s encounters and reactions.

BGCA Triple Play: Minute To Win It
Mon-Fri · 27-31 Dec
1:30-3:30 p.m.  · Ages 9-18
Are you up to the challenge? Join us for fun wacky challenges that you must complete in sixty seconds or less.

Torch, Keystone and Teen Council Weekly Meetings
Wed · 5, 12, 19, 26 Jan
1 p.m. · 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
3:30-5 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.

BGCA/4H Image Makers: Black & White
Mon-Fri · 3-7 Jan
3 p.m. *TIME WILL VARY · Ages 9-18
Smile or be silly for the camera! Make some memories and have fun taking your photos in black and white. It’s a great time to practice your digital or instant camera skills and techniques!

4H/BGCA DIY Science Day: Artificial Intelligence
Mon-Fri · 3-7 Jan
3:30 p.m. · Ages 9-18
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.

TEENS-Murder Mystery Game
Fri · 7 Jan
4 p.m. · Ages 13-18
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.

Parents Night Out
Fri · 7 Jan
6:30-10:30 p.m. · Ages 5-12 · $28 per child
Give yourself a much needed break! You deserve it! The youth will have blast hanging out at the YP!

BGCA Fine Arts/4 H-National Dress up Day Painting
Mon-Fri · 3-7 Jan
4 p.m. · Ages 9-18
You love your pet right?  This is your time to use your artistic talents and paint your pet or pets all dressed up on canvas.

BGCA Smart Girls & Passport to Manhood-What do I like?
Wed · 5 Jan
1:30 p.m. · Ages 9-18
In this activity we will time to personally reflect what we are proud of.  Reminding ourselves of our awesome qualities and accomplishments.

BGCA Torch Club Meeting: Building Your Group Agreements
Thu · 6 Jan
1 p.m. · Ages 9-18
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
Mon-Fri · 3-7 Jan
4:30 p.m. · Ages 9-18
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 Triple Play: Basketball Challenge
Mon-Fri · 3-7 Jan
4:30 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Refine your passing, shooting, and dribbling skills by playing fun games! All skill levels welcome!

Teen: Screen Printing
Mon-Fri · 3-7 Jan
3:30 p.m. · Ages 13-18
Draw designs and turn them into stencils so that you can create your own screen printed design!

Inventions & Woodworking
Mon-Fri · 10-14 Jan
4 p.m. · Ages 9-18
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.  Get ready to try out some new tools and  learn how to use them while woodworking.

BGCA Fine Arts: Edvard Munch
Mon-Fri · 10-14 Jan
2:30 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Learn about the life and art behind Edvard Munch and create your own variation to the famous “Scream”!

BGCA Triple Play: X Challenge
Mon-Fri · 10-14 Jan
4 p.m. · Ages 9-18
A game of table tennis with multiple “X’s”! Come see how to play this wacky version of table tennis!

BGCA Campaign: I Have a Dream Projects- Martin Luther King Jr.
Mon-Fri · 10-14 Jan
4 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Create YOUR own version and DREAM of the future with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s speech in mind.

Scattergories
Mon-Fri · 10-14 Jan
4:45 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Team up to be creative in this party game where being different counts! In the Scattergories game, teams come up with answers that fit the categories listed on their card. Sounds easy, but the answers need to start with the letter rolled on the die! Come up with as many answers as you can before time runs out, but be creative!

TRIPLE PLAY: STICK SKILLS
Mon-Fri · 17-21 Jan
3:30 p.m. · Ages 9-12
Be ready to have some fun! This week we will be using hockey sticks and tennis rackets as we play stick games and have fun with challenges.

Fact or Fiction
Mon-Fri · 17-21 Jan
4 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Youth will use the Internet (via computer, phone or tablet) to research a subject of interest Online, and gauge whether the information they find is trustworthy. The suggested topic for this exercise is ‘climate change’, as there is a lot of information available, including information that may not be presented by credible sources.

Science of Tye Dye & Heat Press
Mon-Fri · 17-21 Jan
3:30 p.m. · Ages 9-18
During this week we will put your artist skills into action adding different steps to your completed item. You can use the Cricut, Heat Press, Fabric Paints, Reverse Tye Dye or all the colors of Tye-Dye.  Have an item you want to give a new look?  Options are Endless! Bring your own things to tie-dye, heat press, fabric paints or get one from us.

HYA-Texas Hold’Em Relay
Mon-Fri · 17-21 Jan
4 p.m. · Ages 9-18
This is not what you are thinking.  It is a card game but, with a twist. Gather your teams and let the fun begin!

Passport 2 Manhood: Academic Success
Wed · 19 Jan
1:30 p.m. · Ages 9-18
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!

Mime Madness
Mon-Fri · 24-28 Jan
4:30 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Oh no! You’ve turned yourself into a mime! Using your abilities you will communicate healthy lifestyles to your peers. This is sure to be a lot of laughs.

DIY STEM: Energy & Electricity
Mon-Fri · 24-28 Jan
Mon-Fri · 31 Jan-4 Feb
4:30 p.m. · Ages 13-18
Join for hands on experiments with common applications of energy in the world around us.

Watercolor Trees
Mon-Fri · 24-28 Jan
4 p.m. · Ages 9-18
Explore watercolors and learn techniques as you create a one of a kind snowy winter scene!

BGCA Triple Play- Capture the Flag
TEENS: Glow in the Dark Capture the Flag
Mon-Fri · 24-28 Jan
5 p.m. · Ages 13-18
This is a game of stealth and speed. Daily we will create new versions of this old time favorite. 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!

BGCA Smart Girls: Community Builder: Double Whammy Name Toss
Wed · 26 Jan
1:30 p.m. · Ages 9-13
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 Technology Day- DIY Stem: Ozobots
Mon · 31 Jan
4 p.m. · Ages 9-18

Explore the imaginative side of robotics! Play smart games and learn to code with Ozobot! Work together to create a large coding map.


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4H NATIONAL SCIENCE DAY 2021-GALACTIC QUEST *VIRTUAL EVENT*
Sat · 15 Jan
9 a.m. · Ages 9-18 · MEMBERS ONLY
GALACTIC QUEST explores the history of humans in space, the technology, and resources to complete a mission. Activities include: Astro Adventures, Stellar Optics, Cosmic Claw and Cyber Satellite. Activities will be held virtually. Please call Ms. Sadie or Ms. Lucy for more details and to sign up as spaces are limited.


Teens: 4H Senior Leadership Retreat
Fri-Sun · 21-23 Jan
Ages 13-18
Registration is needed prior to this event!
Tentative Overnight in Las Cruces-Due to Covid it maybe Virtual
FREE for TEEN MEMBERS (membership required!) Teens will need money for snacks and a meal or two.
Join us and 4H for a fun filled educational weekend in Las Cruces, NM. During the weekend, youth will be involved in hands-on activities while learning about careers, leadership skills, community service, and much more! There will also be time for them to show their dancing skills! The 2021-2022 State Leadership Team is excited about putting on this event for all who attend! You don’t want to miss this! SPACES LIMITED! Permission slips and 4H forms required. Please call Ms. Sadie or Ms. Lucy for more information @ 846-2042