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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.

National Fine Arts Exhibit

Photo Girl January 12 - 17
Are you a YP member ages 6 to 18? Then submit your favorite artwork by January 7 to be shown in the National Fine Arts Exhibit! The exhibit will run from January 12-17 and the winner’s artwork will be sent off to the regional festival. Please contact Stevie Brown for more information. Coming in February – start working on your ImageMakers Photography!

The Arts

boys and art Tuesdays, at 4 pm
A fun new art activity every Tuesday!
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.
January: This month join us for the YP Journalism Club, 1-2-3 Act Drama Club, YP Photography and Alphabet Album.
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 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.

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

Teen Money Matters

Money Matters Wednesday, December 24, 5 pm
Wednesday, January 14, 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.
Wednesday, January 7, 4 pm
Learn the gritty on grains – we will be making whole wheat muffins. Cost: Free – YP members; $5 – Non-members

Congressional Awards Program

Congressional Awards Thursday, January 8, 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.

Tween Night

Tween Night Fridays, January 9 & 23, 8 to 10 pm (teens may stay till 11 pm)
Youth ages 9-18 are invited to our “New Year Party” on January 9 and our “Jungle in January” on January 23.
Cost: Free – YP members; $5 – Non-members

4-H Rocket Riders Meeting

4-H Rocket Riders Saturday, January 10, 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 Thursday, January 15, 4 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

Teen Late Night

Teen Late Night Fridays, January 16 & 30, 8 to 11 pm
Calling all teens, ages 13-18, to join us for a Luau on Jan. 16 and a Super Bowl Party on Jan. 30 to cheer for the team that you want to win!
Cost: Free – YP members; $5 –Non-members

CSI Club

CSI Club 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!
Thursday, January 29, 4 pm
Want to be a real life CSI investigator? Then join the CSI Club and learn cool tricks like how to open a letter without anyone knowing, making your own hidden messages, fingerprinting and more.
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

Home Alone Training

Home Alone Training Wednesday, January 28, 4 pm
Staying home can be a big responsibility! Youth, ages 10 and 11, are encouraged to attend this informative and fun class which will help them learn what to do in case of an emergency and a whole lot more.
Cost: Free – YP members; $5 – Non-members

Set Sail on Scholarships

Set Sail on Scholarships Wednesday, January 28, 5 pm
If you are a high school student who is interested in learning how to fill out a college application or apply for scholarships then you need to sign up for this special class.
Cost: Free – YP members; $5 – Non-members

Babysitting Class

Babysitting Class Saturday, January 31, 10 am to 3 pm
The Babysitting Class is open to ages 11 and up. The course covers babysitting basics, business practices, ages and stages of youth children, behavior and guidance techniques, safety, emergencies, SIDS and CPR for Family and Friends through the American Heart Association. A test is given at the end of the course and those who successfully complete the course are issued a certificate that is good for one year.
Cost: $10 – YP members; $20 – 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, 6 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