Youth Programs

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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

YP Events

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!
October: This month create a puzzle connect picture frame, trade bead bracelets, make a message board for your locker and the YP Journal Club!
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.
Cost: Free for YP members; $5 for non-members

Fall Festival
Volunteers needed from 5:30-8:30 pm

Fall Festival Friday, October 24, 6 to 8 pm
Get your costumes ready for the Annual Fall Festival! Prizes will be awarded for costumes by age categories. Food and beverages will also be available for purchase that night. Come and have a “ghoul” time!
Cost: Wristbands are $5 and entitle each youth to unlimited games and a goody bag. Wristbands will be sold starting October 13 and at the door.

GRAND PRIZE: Family Fun package for a family of four (2 night stay in a standard condo & 2 days of skiing – value of $800!) AND a $50 gas card! - For all DOD ID card holders (18 years or older)

Sponsored by:
USAA Loaf 'N Jug Fairmont Hot Springs Resort Whitefish Mountain Resort Town Pump

No federal endorsement of sponsors intended.

Babysitting Class

Babysitting Class Saturday, October 25, 10 am to 3 pm
The babysitting class is open to youth, ages 11 & up. The course covers babysitting basics, business practices, ages and stages of children, behavior and guidance techniques, safety, emergencies, SIDS and CPR for Family and Friends through American Heart Association. A test is given at the end of the course and those who successfully complete the course are issued a certificate valid for one year.
Cost: $10 – YP members; $ 20 – Non-members

Home Alone Training

Home Alone Training Wednesday, October 29, 4 pm
Staying home alone can be a big responsibility! Youth, ages 10 & 11, are encouraged to attend this informative and fun class which will help them learn what to do in case of an emergency and more.
Cost: Free – YP members; $5 – Non-members

Keystone Club Lock-In

Keystone Club Friday – Saturday, October 31 – November 1, 9 pm to 7 am
Join us for a fun night to learn all about the great programs that the Youth Center has to offer! For teens, ages 13-18. Parents must sign permission form.
Cost: $15 – YP members; $20 – Non-members

YP Cooking Club

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




Congressional Awards Program

Congressional Awards Thursday, November 6, 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, November 7 (ages 8-12), Nov. 14 (ages 13-15) & Nov. 21 (ages 8-12), 5 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

Tween Night

Tween Night Fridays, November 7 & 21
8 to 10 pm
(Teens can stay till 11 pm)
Youth, ages 9-12, are invited to “Movie Night” on Nov. 7, where you can dress up as your favorite movie star and watch movies in the activity room. You can also be a star on our Wall of Fame! To celebrate The Mocking Jay movie release, join us on Nov. 21 for a “Hunger Games” party – bring your friends and have a great time!
Cost: Free for YP members; $5 for non-members

4-H Rocket Riders Meeting

Saturday, November 8, 11 am
Rocket Riders 4-H is an exciting way for youth to explore interests, friendships, commitments and life skills. Projects include photography, robotics, rocketry, cooking, woodworking and so much more. Come join the fun and find out what 4-H has to offer. The meeting is open to all interested youth, ages 6-18.

Money Matters

Money Matters Wednesday, November 12, 4 pm
Teens will learn how to save, spend and budget their money for college and their future.
Cost: Free – YP members; $5 – Non-members

Teen Skills Survival

Friday, November 14, 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 Night Friday, November 14, 8 to 11 pm
Calling all teens, ages 13-18, for a fun “Thanksgiving Potluck.” Each teen is asked to bring a small dish to share with everyone else. If you do not bring a dish but still want to participate, the cost is $4.
Cost: Free – YP members; $5 –Non-members

Family Bingo

Family Bingo Saturday, November 15, 1 to 3 pm
Looking for something fun for the whole family? Join us for Family Bingo and win some cool and fun prizes.
Cost: Free

Archery Turkey Shoot

Archery Turkey Shoot Wednesday, November 19, Time: TBD
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. Registration is required by Nov 18 due to limited space.
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.