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Basketball Registration

Basketball Start Smart (ages 3-4) & Little Netters (ages 5-6)
A current sports physical is required at the time of registration. Registration ends December 15.
Cost: $40 – Start Smart
$40 – YP members; $50 Non-members (Little Netters)

Jr. Hoopsters (ages 7-9) & Hoopsters (ages 10-12)
A current sports physical is required at the time of registration. Registration begins December 15 and ends January 17.
Cost: $40 – YP members; $50 Non-members

Volunteer coaches are needed for Little Netters, Jr. Hoopsters and Hoopsters. Please call the Youth Center at 731-4634 if interested.

Stuff the Turkey Food Drive

Stuff the Turkey Food Drive







The Arts

boys and art Tuesdays, at 4 pm
A fun new art activity every Tuesday!
November: This month join us for the YP Journal Club, a mini talent show, 1-2-3 Act Drama Club, make a centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table and YP Photography.
December: A fun new art activity every Tuesday! This month join us for the YP Journal Club, holiday jewelry making, 1-2-3 Act Drama Club, candle making and YP Photography.
Cost: Free for YP members; $5 for non-members

Archery Turkey Shoot

Archery Turkey Shoot Wednesday, November 19, Begins at 4 pm (times will vary)
Each team will consist of a parent and child. Teams will shoot in one of two categories: parent with child age 6-10 or 11-18. Teams must call and register for a time slot prior to the event. Each team is given ten minutes to shoot for a combined score. Highest combined score in each age category will win a turkey for Thanksgiving! One team per family please. All equipment is provided. Due to limited space, registration is required by November 18.
Cost: Free – YP members; $5 –Non-members

Teen Late Night

Teen Night Friday, November 21
8 to 11 pm
Calling all teens (13-18 yrs of age)! Bring a friend and have a fun night of games, music, movies and just hang out.
Cost: Free for YP members; $5 for non-members

Math Homework Assistance

Math Homework Assistance Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, must sign up for a time slot
Do you need help with Algebra 1 or 2, trigonometry, pre-calculus, calculus 1, 2 or 3, probability or statistics? Sign up at the Youth Center and take advantage of our new math tutor!

YP Giving Tree

YP Giving Tree Tuesday, December 2, 4 pm
Bring in items such as hats, gloves, scarves and socks to decorate the YP Giving Tree. All items will be donated to the Children’s Receiving Home, so please help those in need! Items will be accepted throughout the month of December.

Congressional Awards Program

Congressional Awards Thursday, December 4, 4 pm
Those who are 13½ up to 23 years of age (and parents!) are invited to learn about the Congressional Awards Program. The program consists of setting goals in the areas of voluntary public service, outdoor exploration, personal development and physical fitness. Bronze, silver and gold medals are earned by each participant and are awarded by a member of Congress. For more information regarding the program, please contact the Youth Center at 731-4634.

Passport to Manhood

Passport to Manhood Fridays, December 5 (ages 13-18), Dec. 12 (ages 8-12), 7 pm
Passport to Manhood promotes and teaches responsibility in youth, ages 8-17. Passport to Manhood consists of sessions, which concentrate on a specific aspect of manhood through highly interactive activities. Each participant receives his own “passport” to underscore the notion that he is on a personal journey of maturity and growth.

Passport to Manhood Passport to Manhood represents a targeted effort to engage young men in discussions and activities that reinforce positive behavior.
Cost: Free – YP members; $5 – Non-members

Teen Late Night

Teen Late Night Friday, December 5, 8 to 11 pm
Calling all teens, ages 13-18, to join us on Dec. 5 for Saint Nick Night. Bring your stocking and if you’re good, maybe you might get a special surprise! Bring a gift if you would like to participate in our gift exchange.
Cost: Free – YP members; $5 –Non-members

Tween Night

Tween Night Fridays, December 12, 8 to 10 pm (teens may stay till 11 pm)
Youth ages 9-18 are invited to our “Winter Wonderland” Tween Night.
Cost: Free – YP members; $5 – Non-members

4-H Rocket Riders Meeting

4-H Rocket Riders Saturday, December 13, 11 am
4-H is a way for kids to explore interests, friendships, commitments and life skills. It’s a lot of fun, but 4-H is also serious about empowering kids to become connected, caring and competent young people. Projects include traditional topics like agriculture and family and consumer sciences and new topics like robotics and filmmaking. Youth can connect with family, community and peers through 4-H clubs, camps, community service and even in-school and after-school programs. Find out what 4-H has to offer. The meeting is open to all interested youth, ages 6-18.

Teen Skills Survival

Teen Skills Survival Wednesday, December 17, 5 pm
Do you know how to make a budget, make a shopping list, go grocery shopping, cook your own meals or freeze in smaller proportions? If you answered no to even just one of these then you need to attend Teen Skills Survival! Learn everything you need to know for when you move out on your own without having to call home every day.
Cost: Free – YP members; $5 – Non-members

Frozen VIP Holiday Open House

Frozen Friday, December 19, 5 to 8 pm
Experience the magic of “Frozen” at the most epic party of the year! Free VIP passes are available at the Youth Center for youth, ages 6-12. VIP passes entitle youth to great food, party favors, an amazing hot chocolate station, fantastic activities, special appearances from some of the Frozen members and a whole lot more! Youth are welcome to come as their favorite “Frozen” character as well. So don’t “Let it Go!” and miss out on this phenomenal party!
Cost: Free

Bingo with Santa

Bingo with Santa Saturday, December 20, 1 to 2 pm
You don’t need to be an elf to play Bingo with Santa! Come and win prizes.
Cost: Free

Money Matters

Money Matters Wednesday, December 24, 5 pm
Teens will learn how to save, spend and budget their money for college and their future.
Cost: Free – YP members; $5 – Non-members

YP Cooking Club

YP Cooking Club Wednesday, December 24, 4 pm
Join us for a fun cooking project! Open to all interested youth (ages 6-18); all those under age 9 must be accompanied by an adult or sibling 16 or older.
Cost: Free – YP members; $5 – Non-members

CSI Camp

CSI Camp Tuesday, December 30, 10 am to 1 pm
Solve the “Mystery of the Disappearing Diamonds.” Youth will get to perform detailed experiments to determine which suspects are responsible for stealing diamonds from the jewelry store. Put on your thinking caps and let’s solve this crime!
Cost: Free – YP members; $5 – Non-members

New Year’s Eve Mini Party

New Year’s Eve Mini Party Wednesday, December 31, 4 to 6 pm
Come join us for an early New Year’s Celebration! There will be refreshments, games and prizes.
Cost: Free – YP members; $5 – Non-members

YP Programs

Project Learn

Homework Assistance Mondays – Thursdays
3 to 5 pm
Need help with your homework? Join us for Project Learn and get the help you need to be successful in school.

Leadership Programs

If you are interested in being involved in the Torch or Keystone Club and would like more information call the Youth Center and talk to Stevie.

Torch Club Torch Club | Thursdays, 5 pm
Torch Club is for youth ages 9-12 years of age.

Keystone Club Teen Council/Keystone Club | Fridays, 7 pm
Keystone is a leadership and service club for youth, ages 13-18.

Y.E.S.

Do you want to earn money for college, learn a valuable job skill and have a great time doing it? Then you need to sign up for the Y.E.S. Program. If you are entering high school and are an active duty dependent stop by the Youth Center and see what the Y.E.S. Program is all about. Learn what great jobs are out there for you to sign up for!

Computer Center

Malmstrom Youth Programs encourages and strongly promotes the use of electronic information technologies for our members. The computer center has the latest in computer technology including digital arts program, digital printers, and headsets. Members must have parental permission in order to use the computer center and take part in programs offered. Parents must accompany the member to complete and sign the permission form.

Youth Sponsorship Program

It’s tough to be the new kid in town, new school, new friends, and new neighborhood. Help get kids connected by being active in this program.

Military Youth on the Move

Great news for Military youth and families! DoD has launched a new website, Military Youth on the Move. This site is an easy to use resource that reaches out to youth with creative ways to cope with issues that arise in the face of a move, such as transitioning to a new school, saying goodbye to friends, and getting involved in a new community. To access this great new resource, visit MYOM