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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!

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

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

BCGA ImageMakers National Photography Competition

BCGA ImageMakers National Photography Competition Deadline: February 6
Local Show: February 9 – 14
National Competition: April
This program encourages YP members in age groups 6-9, 10-12, 13-15 and 16-18 in one of the following four categories: Culture and Tradition; Surroundings; Portraits; and Photograph with Essay or Poem. The national winners of our teen categories will be invited on an all-expense paid celebratory trip in the summer of 2015. Submit your favorite photos in the 2015 ImageMakers Photography Competition by Feb. 6. The local show is Feb. 9-14 Winners will be submitted to Regional Competition. The National Fine Arts Competition will be held in April, so get those creative ideas working.

The Arts

boys and art Tuesdays, at 4 pm
A fun new art activity every Tuesday!
January: Join us for the YP Journalism Club, 1-2-3 Act Drama Club, YP Photography and Alphabet Album.
February: Join us for the YP Journalism Club, 1,2,3 Act Drama Club, YP Photography and State This and That.
Cost: Free for YP members; $5 for non-members

YP Cooking Club

YP Cooking Club Wednesday, February 4, 4 pm
Join us for a fun cooking project! Here come the veggies – we will be making a healthy salad. 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

Congressional Awards Program

Congressional Awards Thursday, February 5, 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.

4-H Rocket Riders Meeting

4-H Rocket Riders Saturday, February 21, 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.

Tween Nights

Tween Nights Fridays, February 6 & 20, 8 to 10 pm (teens may stay till 11 pm)
Youth ages 9-18 are invited to our “SpongeBob SquarePants: Sponge out of Water” release party, we will watch SpongeBob SquarePants movie and visit Bikini Bottom February 6. Join us for the “Chinese New Year: Year of the Goat” party on February 20.
Cost: Free – YP members; $5 – Non-members

Teen Money Matters

Teen Money Matters Wednesday, February 11, 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

Teen Skills Survival

Teen Skills Survival Thursday, February 12, 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!
Cost: Free – YP members; $5 – Non-members

3rd Annual Valentine’s Party

Valentine's Party Fridays, February, 13
7 to 9 pm (ages 9 – 11) and 9:30 to 11:30 pm (ages 12 – 18)
Come celebrate Valentine’s Day with a fun and heart healthy party. We will be making decorations all week so come in and help decorate for the party on Friday. There will great music, refreshments and activities.
Cost: Free – YP members; $5 –Non-members

Teen Late Night

Teen Late Night Friday, January 30 & February 27, 8 to 11 pm
Calling all teens, ages 13-18, to join us for:
January: Super Bowl Party on Jan. 30 to cheer for the team that you want to win!
February: Teen Night Open House at the base theatre. Bring your ideas for teen events and activities that you would like to see at the Youth Center.
Cost: Free – YP members; $5 –Non-members

CSI Club

CSI Club Thursday, January 29 & February 26, 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

Set Sail on Scholarships

Set Sail on Scholarships Wednesday, January 28 & February 25, 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

Youth Saves Week

Youth Saves Week Monday – Friday, February 23 - 27
Join us for fun ways to learn how to save money!
Monday (all day): Sign the Youth Saves Pledge Banner &YP members “Going for the Gold” contest (one entry per day)
Tuesday (4 pm): Decorate your piggy bank
Wednesday (4 pm): Play the Youth Saves Reality Game
Thursday (4 pm): How Can You Save?
Friday (4 pm): Attend the Airman and Family Readiness Information Fair
Cost: Free

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