Youth Center


6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.


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March Youth Programs

Torch, Keystone and Teen Council Weekly Meetings
Every Wed · 1 p.m.
Free to members · 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. We are continuing to work on our animal blankets and toys for our local shelters.

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.

STEM Multi-Sports
Wed · 8, 15, 29 Mar · 3:30 p.m.
Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
Ages 9-18
Join for some fun sports with a STEM twist. We will be doing volleyball, soccer, football with heart rates and calories burned.

National Crafting Month: 4H Leather Crafting
Mon-Thu · 6-9 Mar · 3:30 p.m.
Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
Ages 9-18
In this activity, you can learn the construction of small leather articles involving carving, stamping, and lacing. You can start with simple articles, such as a coaster and learn the skills to advance methods of decorating leather.

STEM: Strawbees Imagination
Mon-Thu · 6-9 Mar · 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18
Let your ideas to take shape with writing, drawing, and building over instructions! You can practice storytelling and problem-solving with the Strawbees Imagination. Pick a challenge, sketch your idea in the imagination sketchbook then build your solution to complete the story. You could create an amusement park, shears for sheep, a sports arena, a pollution-fighting device. Discover these and more with 100+ challenges in the card deck!

Home Alone Training for Youth and Parents
Wed · 8 Mar · 1:30 p.m.
Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
Ages 10-18
Parent’s is your child ready to be home alone? Do you know the laws of being home alone? Attend our Home Alone Safety Training and see if you are ready to be leave your child home alone. Sign up at the Youth Center 853-KIDS. Spaces Limited! Youth must have current immunization record to include the most recent flu shot, Form 88 filled out by parent to attend this class. Please call Ms. Isabel or Ms. Lucy @ 853-KIDS with any questions

BGC Smart Girls & Boyz Club: HYA What’s Fair is Fair
Wed · 8 Mar · 1:15 p.m.
Ages 9-18
What is fair? Youth will consider examples of unfairness and injustice while identifying strategies for responding to real life situations.

STEM: Strawbees Maker
Mon-Thu · 13-16 March · 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
Ages 9-18
The Strawbees Maker kit is a continuation to building with Strawbees where youth can explore with 200 pieces plus instructions for 16 activities. Experiment with the connectors by building geometric shapes, a puppy, butterfly, or let the extra activities inspire you!

National Crafting Month: 4H Dude it up Denim
Mon-Fri · 13-17 Mar · 4 p.m.
Ages 9-18
Youth will have the opportunity to create a Dude it Up Denim jean pocket which they can turn into a pocket magnet, bookmark, pocket frame, or a pocket purse. Youth will use a variety of medium to create that one-of-a-kind piece of art/fashion.

Image Makers Photography: Taking Portraits
Mon-Fri · 13-17 Mar · 4:15 p.m.
Ages 9-18
In this lesson youth will focus taking on taking the best portrait. Youth will need to consider the background used, subject pose, lighting, and camera setting.

Smart Girls & Boyz Clubs: A World of Difference
Wed · 15 Mar · 1:15 p.m.
Ages 9-18
Youth will explore qualities that make us unique and come to appreciate difference. Youth will gain an understanding of respect to realize we should treat someone like they are good and valuable.

Homemade Potato Chips
Wed · 15 Mar · 1:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18
Have you ever made a potato chip? Today we will be learning about how potato chips got their original start. Youth will learn how to make their very potato chips too!

Keystone & Torch Members Field Trip: ABQ Animal Shelter
Fri · 17 Mar · 10 a.m.
Bring money for Lunch or bring a sack lunch
Ages 9-18
All your hard work has paid off! Today we are delivering our blankets to the animal shelter. After we are done at the shelter we will go out for lunch before returning the YP. Permission slips are required.

BGCA Triple Play Bootcamp
Mon-Fri · 20-24 Mar · 4 p.m.
Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
Ages 9-18
Join us for fun and exciting bootcamp. We will be learning just what our military men and women go through in basic training.

STEM: Strawbees Robotics & Coding
Mon-Fri · 20-24 & 27-31 Mar · 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18
You have been learning and exploring Strawbees for weeks now. It’s time to code your designs and turn it into a working robot. You will be extending programming to the physical world beyond the computer screen by creating interactive projects.

4H Scrapbooking
Mon-Fri · 20-24 Mar · 3:30 p.m.
Ages 9-18
Scrapbooking is a crafting activity that involves the use of a blank book/page. Youth can choose to add anything that they like or has some sentimental value. For example, photos we have taken. The main idea of scrapbooking is to be able to preserve memories.

BGCA Triple Play Bootcamp
Mon-Fri · 20-24 Mar · 3:30 p.m.
Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
Ages 9-18
Join us for fun and exciting bootcamp. We will be learning just what our military men and women go through in basic training.

BGCA High Yield Activity: Roadblocks
Wed · 22 Mar · 1:30 p.m.
Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
Ages 9-18
In this wacky challenge youth will have to get through the obstacle courses. Youth will experience many obstacles in their lives. The goal of this activity is to learn to overcome roadblocks.

Smart Girls & Boyz Clubs: Pass It On!
Wed · 22 Mar · 1:15 p.m.
Ages 9-18
Youth explore kindness and how it can make someone’s day. Youth will experience what it feels like to give and receive kindness.

4H & BGCA Healthy Habits-Eating Away from Home
Wed · 29 Mar · 5 p.m.
Free to members · $2.50 for non-members
Ages 9-18
Youth will discover that foods we eat when we are away from home often comes in larger portions and sometimes is high in calories, fat and added sugar. Through this activity youth will gain the knowledge that it is possible to make nutritious choices when away from home.

Fine Arts: Modge Podge Transfers
Mon-Fri · 27-31 · Mar 2 p.m.
Ages 9-18
Youth can produce beautiful, personalized projects by transferring black-and-white or color images onto surfaces such as wood, canvas, and fabric. This project will take time but, it is so much fun to make.

BGCA Smart Girls & Boyz Clubs: Values Hip Hop
Wed · 29 Mar · 1:15 p.m.
Ages 9-18
In this activity youth will learn what values are and why they are important. Thinking skills are needed as they will share some values that important to them.

Youth Sports

Tee ball/Baseball TIME!!!!
Registration 1-24 Mar
Ages 5-18 Cost TBA
Calling all Coaches and Players!!!
*Must have current Physical and Immunizations to include Flu shot.
If you are interested and would like more information, please contact Kaya Davis Sport Director (505)-846-1829 or

School Age Care

Registration for School Age Care Camps
If you are needing care for Spring Break or Summer Camps; registrations are opening soon.
Spring Break Camp Registration is currently open.
Summer Camp Registration will open on 3 April 2023
Registration Site: