Youth Programs

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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

YP Cooking Club

Churrito Wednesday, October 1, 4 pm
Join us for a fun cooking project – How to Make a Mexican Churrito! 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, October 2, 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.

The Arts

boys and art Tuesdays, at 4 pm
Join us every Tuesday to do a fun art activity.
September: Join us for a quick draw contest, 1-2-3 Act Drama Club, karaoke contest and learn about the National Fine Arts Exhibit.
October: This month create a puzzle connect picture frame, trade bead bracelets, make a message board for your locker and the YP Journal Club!
Cost: Free for YP members; $5 for non-members

Teen Night

Teen Night Friday, October 10, 8 to 11 pm
Calling all teens, ages 13-18, for a fun night of “Cupcake Wars.”
Cost: Free – YP members; $5 –Non-member

Tween Night

Tween Night Friday, October 3 & 17
8 to 10 pm
(Teens can stay till 11 pm)
September: Youth, ages 9-12, are invited to our Back to School Party and Talent Show Tween Late Night. Bring your friends and have a great time!
October: Youth, ages 9-12, are invited to dress up for our “Survive the Night” Tween Night on October 17.
Cost: Free for YP members; $5 for non-members

Passport to Manhood

Passport to Manhood Fridays, October 3 (ages 8-12), Oct. 10 (ages 13-15) & Oct. 17 (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.

4-H Rocket Riders Meeting

Saturday, September 20 & October 11, 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.

SMART Girls Lock-In

SMART Girls Lock-In Friday-Saturday, September 26-27, 9 pm to 7 am
SMART Girls offers young women guidance toward healthy attitudes and lifestyles, eating right, staying fit, getting good health care and more. Come join us for a fun night of girl power! There will be a fun cooking challenge, spa night and much, much more. Parents must sign permission form. Must have a 20 participant minimum and 30 participant maximum.
Cost: $20 – YP member girls, ages 11-15
EXTENDED: Register by September 24

SafeKids

SafeKids Wednesday, October 22, 4 pm
Learn how to limit your digital locations.


Fall Festival

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.

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. Register by Wednesday, October 22. Parents must sign permission form.
Cost: $15 – 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, 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.