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YP Gardening Club

YP Gardening Club

All Summer
Youth and teens with a green thumb (or not) join the YP Gardening Club and plant, water and weed our very own “Salad Garden.” We will be planting tomatoes, onions, lettuce and cucumbers which we will use to make our own homemade salad at the end of the summer! 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

Congressional Awards Program

Thursday, July 2, 2 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.


YP Cooking Club

YP Cooking Club

Wednesday, July 8, 2 pm
Join us for a fun cooking project - “Check ‘Em Out: Compare Cost of Convenience Foods.” 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


Archery Camp

Archery Camp

Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 14 - 30
Ages 6 to 8: 9 to 11 am | Ages 9 to 18: 1 to 3 pm
Join us for a fun experience by learning the basic fundamentals of archery. Class includes: range safety, equipment choices, etiquette and history of archery. Equipment is provided.
Cost: $10 – YP members; $20 – Non-members


Archery Camp

Babysitting Class

Wednesday, July 15, 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 & 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


Glacier Park Day Hike

Glacier Park Day Hike

Friday, July 17, 7:30 am to 7:30 pm
Glacier National Park is a Montana treasure and popular destination spot for families. St. Mary is the eastern gateway to the park and the visitor center offers a wide variety of information on the ecological and historical aspect of the park. After the Visitor Center, participants will hike to the 1913 historic ranger station and on to the beaver ponds. This hike provides an excellent opportunity for wildlife and wild flower viewing and is an easy 3.5 mile round-trip loop. Register by July 2.
Cost: Free$25 – YP member family; $10 – YP teen member


Science Camp

Science Camp

Monday - Friday, July 20 - 24
Ages 9 to 12: 9 to Noon | Ages 13 to 18: 1 to 4 pm
Science camp includes exposure to a variety of science fields giving youth a chance to play with science through hands-on experiments. Each science field introduces concepts, tools and a team initiative leading to clues. Youth will learn about robotics, geology, scientific methods, electricity and solar power, astronomy, chemistry and ROCKETS! Sign up now as space is limited! Deadline to register is July 15.
Cost: $10 – YP members; $20 – Non-members


Money Matters

Money Matters

Wednesday, July 22, 4 pm
Learn how to save, spend and budget your money!
Cost: Free– YP members; $5 – Non-members


Missoula Children’s Theater

Missoula Children’s Theater

Monday - Friday, July 27 - 31
Open auditions: July 27, 1 pm | Performance: July 31, 5 pm
Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) fosters the development of life skills through performing arts. The full scale production of “ALADDIN” is truly an amazing process. On Monday, youth are cast as characters in a play and by Friday they have gained character – the one that really counts. Open to all youth in grades 1-12. Auditions, rehearsals and the performance will be held at the auditorium. Rehearsal times will vary according to the part received. Sign up at the Youth Center by July 24 or be at the audition on July 27.
Cost: Free


SUMMER DAY CAMPS

SUMMER DAY CAMPS

Super Heroes Week
July 7–10: Learn about real life super heroes – dress up for a Super Hero Convention!

Super Spies Week
July 13-17: Investigate a crime scene and learn how Security Forces protects MAFB.

Super Science Week
July 20-24: Learn about robotics, scientific methods, electricity and solar power.

Super Imaginarium Week
July 27-31: Discover the world of fine arts with Missoula Children’s Theatre.


YP Programs

Homework Assistance

Project Learn

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.

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


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