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


The Youth Programs goal is to provide a safe, enriching, supervised environments for youth of all ages. Our programs maintain an atmosphere that encourages flexibility and allows for freedom of choice within appropriate guidelines. We strive to reinforce family values and emphasize the uniqueness of each child by promoting positive attitudes and validating self-worth. Some of the programs we offer include: Before and After School Care, Power Hour (help with homework), and Youth Sports.

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Download 2019 Parents Night Out Schedule

Torch Club/Keystone Club Speeches
Fri · 1 Nov · 4-5 p.m.
Free · Ages 9-18
Do you have what it takes to run for an officer position for our community involvement clubs? Deliver your 1-2 minute speech as we prepare for Election Day on the 5th!

Parent’s Night Out
Fri · 1 Nov · 6:30-10:30 p.m
Members $10, Non-members $15 · Ages 5-12
Need a break to do some holiday shopping? Drop your kids off at the Youth Center for dinner, games, movies, and fun! Please RSVP to ensure your spot!

TEENS: Glow in the Dark Capture the Flag
Fri · 1 Nov · 6-9 p.m.
Free · Ages 13-18
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!

Game Challenge: 1-2 Switch
Mon · 4 Nov · 4-5 p.m.
Free · Ages 9-18
Face your opponent in a variety of mini games to include light saber fights, telephone, and guessing games!

BGCA Fine Arts: Card & Poster Making: Thank you Veterans!
Mon-Fri · 4-8 Nov · 4 p.m.
Free for members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Let’s show our “Thanks and Appreciation” to our Veterans as we make cards and posters in honor of their service and sacrifice.

Torch Club/Keystone Club Officer Election Day
Tue · 5 Nov · 4:30-5 p.m.
Free for members; non-members $2.50 · Ages 9-18
It’s Election Day! Learn about all of the ins and outs of a real Election during Open Rec hours today as you cast your votes!

BGCA CAREER LAUNCH: Guest Speaker
Wed · 6 Nov · 1:30 p.m.
Free · Ages 9-18
Learn about different types of career opportunities with guest speakers.

BGCA Triple Play: Connect 4 Tournament
Wed · 6 Nov · 3 p.m.
Free for members: $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Connect four of your checkers in a row while preventing your opponent from doing the same! But, look out—your opponent can sneak up on you and win the game! Tournament style!

BGCA Triple Play High Yield: Basketball Drills
Thu · 7 Nov · 4:30 p.m.
Free for members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Shoot some hoops, invent new games, or create a 3x3 or 4x4 game! All skill levels welcome!

Teens Game Day: Apples to Apples
Thu · 7 Nov · 4:30 p.m.
Free for members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 13-18
Apples to Apples are the game of hilarious comparisons. It's as easy as comparing apples to apples just open the box, deal the cards, and you're ready to play. Select the card from your hand that you think is best described by a card played by the judge.

Family Night-BGCA DIY STEM: National STEM Day: Makey-Makey
Fri · 8 Nov · 4:30 p.m.
Free for members; $2.50 for non-member · Ages 9-18
Ever tried Makey Makey? Find out is a banana conductive? The world is full of conductive objects & materials. Make musical circuits with liquids, fruits, and more.

Family Night-BGCA DIY STEM: National STEM Day: Art Bots
Fri · 8 Nov · 5 p.m.
Free for members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
In this project, you will create your own Art Bot, a robot with markers for "legs" that wobbles across a piece of paper, creating drawings as it moves. Making an Art Bot is a fun way to learn the basics of creating a simple circuit with a switch. The best part of making these bots is that you can use repurposed and recycled materials.

BGCA Fine Arts: Charcoal Pumpkins
Tue · 12 Nov · 4-5 p.m.
Free for members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Let your creative juices flow as we make art with charcoal! Learn blending techniques and more!

TEENS: DIY STEM-Lego Mindstorms
Tue · 12 Nov · 4:30 p.m.
Free for members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 13-18
Ready for Lego Robotic challenge? Teens will practice STEM and robotics skills in a “near real world” environment, preparing them for college and career in the technology infused world.

BGCA High Yield Activity: ABC Action
Wed · 13 Nov · 4:30 p.m.
Free for members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
You know your Alphabet right? Are you ready for a game of competition using you ABC’s? This is the place to be.

Teens: Healthy Habits High Yield Activity: Human Sculpture
Wed · 13 Nov · 4:30 p.m.
Free for members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 13-18
Teens will explore the value in friendships. Learning to cultivate respect and supportive relationships with others.

BGCA Fine Arts: Ceramics
Thu · 14 Nov · 4 p.m.
Free for members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Modeling clay comes in many forms, including polymer and self-hardening, which are often used for making fun projects like dishes, jewelry, and other crafts. You can easily finish your modeling clay craft by hardening polymer clay in the oven, or by letting self-hardening clay air dry. What will you create?

BGCA High Yield Activity- America Recycles Day-Water Bottle Games
Fri · 15 Nov · 4:30 p.m.
Free for members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 13-18
Each year on November 15, millions of people across the United States take part in America Recycles Day, a day which was created to raise awareness about recycling and the purchasing of recycled products. Join us as we make and play game using recycled items.

DIY STEM: Tee Shirt Designs and Heat Press
Mon-Tue · 18 & 19 Nov · 4:30 p.m.
Free for members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Let your imagination flow. You will design your own personal tee for yourself or someone special. Design, print, Circuit, paint or heat press.

DIY STEM: Teens- Metal Earth
Tue-Wed · 19 & 20 Nov · 4:30 p.m.
Free for members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 13-18
Create awesome, desktop-sized replicas of historical landmarks and vehicles! Each kit comes with one or two thin, flexible sheets of shiny metal with all the pieces laser cut and engraved. These will take some time to assemble, but the finished product is definitely worth the effort!

BGCA Healthy Habits-Multicultural High Yield Taste of the World
Wed · 20 Nov · 4:30 p.m.
Free for members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Ever try something new and wonder where did come from? We will be tasting and learning about fruits and foods from around the world.

BGCA Passport 2 Manhood: What is it?
Thu · 21 Nov · 4:30 p.m.
Free for members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
This session lays the foundation for the program by giving youth the opportunity to explore the meaning of manhood, understand the purpose of a “rites of passage” program and preview the process they will undergo as they make the transition from boys to adult men.

Smart Girls Club: Respect, Trust, Confidentiality and Effective Communication
Thu · 21 Nov · 5 p.m.
Free for Members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-14
In the SMART Girls Club, you’ll learn about self-esteem, health and wellness, and relationships in a small-group setting with other girls your age. You’ll learn together through interactive activities, group discussions and games.

BCGA Triple Play: Table Tennis
Fri · 22 Nov · 4 p.m.
Free · Ages 9-18
Join us for a variety of challenging table tennis strategy games with a partner or solo!

DIY STEM: Popcorn Makers
Mon · 25 Nov · 1 p.m.
Free for members: $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-18
Create your own make-shift popcorn making machine using tea lights and aluminum cans! Pop your own popcorn to follow!

BGCA DIY STEM: TEENS: Lego Architects
Mon & Tue · 25 & 26 Nov · 1 p.m.
Free for members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 13-18
If you are someone who thinks Lego is not for you, then prepare to be proven wrong, the best architecture Lego sets are here! We have some of the most challenging LEGO sets to build. When defining what is the most “challenging.”

BGCA DIY STEM: Makerspace/Builder Space
Tue & Wed · 26 & 27 Nov · 2 p.m.
Free for members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 9-12
Build structures, people, places, and buildings with an array of cardboard and duct tape. Use your creative juices to create a world of your own!

TEENS: Keystone/Teen Council 3D Printing & 3D Pens
Wed · 27 Nov · 3 p.m.
Free for members; $2.50 for non-members · Ages 13-18
Work on community service project by helping us create 3D printed cookie-cutters!