Youth Center


853-5437

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

Weekends
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July/August Youth Programs


Before and After School Care Registrations for 2022-2023 School Year
Opens Mon 11 Jul
Please register on Militarychildcare.com If you have any questions, please call 853-KIDS(5437)

Torch, Keystone and Teen Council Weekly Meetings
Wed · 6,13,20,27 Jul · 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.

Triple Play-Healthy Habits: Selecting the Healthiest Drink
Thu · 28 Jul · 2 p.m.
Free for members-$2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
When you are thirsty; what drink do you desire? What is your favorite drink? In this activity we explore what we drink and how much sugar is in it. Is your favorite healthy?

DIY STEM-Chemistry: Make your own Lava Lamp
Thu · 28 Jul · 3 p.m.
Free for members-$2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
You know the mesmerizing feel of watching a lava lamp, with its large colored bubbles sinking, rising, and morphing? Ever wondered how does a Lava Lamp work? They look complicated but, the science behind them is not. With this project, you can make your own (temporary) lava lamp and discover the science for yourself!

AUGUST

Teen Council/Keystone Club Meetings
Every Wed · 1 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · FREE
Make a difference in your community. Join our service learning clubs to come up with new service-learning projects and ways to help the community and your club. New members are always welcome!

Project Learn: Power Hour
Daily 4:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18
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.

STEM COI: BGCA-My.Future
Fri · 5, 12, 19 & 26 Aug · 3:30 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 cyberbullying. Try it out in the COI, home or both.

BGCA Triple Play 41 Pool
Mon-Fri · 1-5 Aug · 4 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free for members · $2.50 for non-members
Ready for a twist on a familiar game of pool? Gather your friends and try your skills at 41 pool. You will need to use your math skills as you work for an exact score of 41.

The Science of Sports: NFL Player Breakfast
Mon-Fri · 1-5 Aug · 2 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free for members · $2.50 for non-members
Youth will use science and mathematics principles to create a breakfast meal plan with nutritional values and ingredients for NFL players. You will need to write a shopping list and create a meal option you helped design.

4H Healthy Living: Aerobics & Snacks-Yogurt Parfaits
Mon-Fri · 1-5 Aug · 2:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free for members · $2.50 for non-members
This week we will be working on goals to live a healthier life and be more active. You will be setting personal physical fitness goals daily. On Friday we will be making healthy yogurt parfaits.

BGCA Fine Arts: Stained Glass Look -Reverse Painting Mason Lanterns
Mon-Fri · 1-5 Aug · 3 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free for members · $2.50 for non-members
What is reverse painting on glass called? Reverse painting on glass is an art form consisting of applying paint to a piece of glass and then viewing the image by turning the glass over and looking through the glass at the image. In German it is known as Hinterglasmalerei. We will be paining the inside of a Mason-Jar to give that stained glass look to our lanterns.

BGCA Passport to Manhood-Who are you?
Wed · 3 Aug · 3:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
In this lesson you will discover who you are. What is your mindset? Youth will come understanding that each of us are uniquely different and have different interests and abilities.

Academic Success: Choosing Careers
Wed · 3 Aug · 1:30 p.m.
Ages 12-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
Trying to figure out what you may want to do in the future can be tough. We will talk about your pathway to success and how many factors will influence career decisions.

HYA: Girl Power/Boy Power
Mon · 8 Aug · 2:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
Join Smart Girls and the Boyz Clubs as we explore negative biases and stereotypes. We will separate by genders and then exchange our cards with the opposite genders. Then it is time reflect what we have learned from our peers.

Fine Arts: Exploring Lines
Mon-Fri · 8-12 Aug · 1:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
Youth will explore continuous line drawing to make unique images that fill their page while only using one line. You can draw anything: a person, place or thing. Youth may add colors to their drawing if they wish.

BGCA Triple Play: Four Square & More
Mon-Fri · 8-12 Aug · 2:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
Four Square is played all over the world. This week we will play Four Square but with a few twists. In these you will be adding squares and balls to the game daily. You can even make your own rules!

HYA: Total Recall
Mon · 8 Aug · 1:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
It’s a game of Memory. You will have one minute to memorize everything you see in the box. You will quickly write down what you saw. The person who has remembered the most wins.

The Science of Sports: Weather
Mon-Fri · 8-12 Aug · 3 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
You will be using math and science principles to test how heat, wind, rain and cold impact the accuracy of a football thrown. We will also test indoor and outdoor elements as many NFL Teams play in domes.

BGCA Image Makers & 4H Scrapbooking
Mon-Fri · 8-12 Aug · 1:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
Gather your friends for some last summer memories. You can take pictures with your friends, print them and then create special scrapbook pages to remember the friends and fun you had this past summer.

Smart Girls: Your Friend, the Media and You
Wed · 10 Aug · 1:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
In this session we will play “The Cool Game”. Youth will list the five coolest things and share with the group why they think it is cool. We will then discuss how the media and peer pressure can affect how we feel about ourselves.

The Science of Sports: Sound Waves
Mon-Fri · 15-19 Aug · 3:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
In this activity you will learning how sound waves move through solids, air and liquids. Have you ever wondered how NFL Stadiums can be so loud? We will look at stadiums, their physical designs and how certain materials help to increase the sound waves.

BGCA Triple Play: Locomotor Skills 2
Mon-Fri · 15-19 Aug · 4 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
This will be a week of games and testing your fundamental movement skills. Youth may set personal goals to improve on the skills of your choice.

HYA: Runners and Writers
Mon · 15 Aug · 4:15 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
This is a memory game but, with a twist. You will have a two-person team. The runner will run, read and memorize a paragraph. They then run back to the writer and quietly tell the writer. The team to get the written paragraph correct first, wins.

4H Embroidery
Mon-Fri · 15-19 Aug · 4 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
It’s time to learn a new art form that has been around long time. Be sure to get your 4H Project Book. You will learn the common stiches used in embroidery. You can use a pattern or design piece of embroidered art.

4H Healthy Living: Don’t Worry Journals
Mon-Fri · 15-19 Aug · 4:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
Going back to school can be stressful. You can create a journal to write down or draw your feelings. You may track of the foods and snacks you eat too. At the end of the week, it’s time to review how you were feeling and reflect on those feeling. We will discuss how nutrition and stress are related.

Fine Art: Geometric Portraits
Mon-Fri · 15-19 Aug · 4 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
Have you ever really looked at someone and saw shapes? In this art activity you can focus on a person, the environment or whatever you want. Look at it closely and recreate it only using geometric shapes.

Passport to Manhood: Responses to Authority and Conflict
Wed · 17 Aug · 4:15 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
Sometimes you may not how to react. In this activity you will learn strategies to help you cope when conflict arises.

BGCA Daily Challenges: Dance Surprise
Mon-Fri · 22-26 Aug · 4 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
Get ready to create dance challenge cards for you and your friends. Then youth will decide if it be relay challenge or dance challenge.

Fine Arts: Melted Crayon or Hot Glue Arts
Mon-Fri · 22-26 Aug · 4 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
This art activity has endless possibilities. You can choose crayon or hot glue adding various mediums and drawings to your piece. This is sure to be a one of kind piece of art!

Teens: What is Karaoke?
Mon-Fri · 22-26 Aug · 3:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
Are you ready to have some fun and learn the history of Karaoke? Then we will begin our karaoke competitions. You can choose if you are going alone or doing a group act.

HYA: Crack the Calcium Code
Mon · 22 Aug · 4 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
Youth will explore the foods in the dairy group and recognize their nutritional benefits. Youth will then race to crack the calcium code by decoding the message with their team.

Smart Girls: Keeping It Clean
Wed · 24 Aug · 4:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
It is time to think about what has to be cleaned. We will discuss the basic principles of hygiene, before and after eating food, cleaning up before and after cooking and more.

Fine Arts: Calligraphy
Mon-Fri · 29 Aug-2 Sep · 4 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
We’ve created a workshop for youth. Youth will have the opportunity to learn an old writing style. There are many beautiful symbols as well that can be added to your calligraphy piece.

Teens: Apples to Apples
Mon-Fri · 29 Aug-2 Sep · 2:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
Get ready to laugh as you play this game. You will have to be quick with the challenges and think on your feet! This game will get a bit silly.

4H Healthy Lifestyles: The Amazing Race
Mon-Fri · 29 Aug-2 Sep · 4:15 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
is a power card challenge activity that will get you moving. First, we will warm up with stretches and draw a card from one of the stations. Your goal is to do the activity on the card for one minute without stopping. If you successfully pass that challenge you move onto the next station. The object is complete all stations before everyone else.

The Science of Sports-Velocity
Mon-Fri · 29 Aug-2 Sep · 4 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
Get ready to use your math and science skills. You will be calculating the speed, time and distance that players take to complete plays. You will have to determine the velocity needed for a football thrown in simulated plays also.

HYA: Human Knot
Wed · 31 Aug · 1 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
This will take teamwork and trust to accomplish this task. Youth will form a human knot and use their problem- solving skills to get untangled without letting go.

Passport to Manhood: Relationships with Girls
Wed · 31 Aug · 1:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18 · Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
In this session youth will explore stereotypes, disrespect perceptions towards girls. Through discussion we will also talk about ways to overcome those stereotypes and see girls as equals.


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Fri · 21 Oct · 6-8 p.m.

Looking for volunteers to help with:

  • Games
  • Haunted House
  • Set up
  • Tear down
  • Trunk or Treating

For more information or to volunteer, please contact
Isabel Marquez and Kaya Davis

505-846-5437
isabel.marquez.1@us.af.mil or Kaya.davis.1@us.af.mil