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Technology Camp

Technology Camp (AUGUST) – Drury Plaza Hotel in San Antonio!

Monday - Friday, August 10 - 14
Camp participants will learn science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) related subjects, such as robotics, video game design, 3-D printing, software design (coding) and hardware engineering (circuits). The program teaches the value of “design thinking” and building confidence with technology through problem solving and hands-on learning. This camp is open to youth who are entering 6th–8th grades and are dependents of active duty, retirees, National Guard, reserve or civilian employees.
All lodging, meals and program costs will be provided; travel costs to and from the camp will be the responsibility of the attendee.
Deadline to apply is July 20 – find the registration link below and e-mail to Stevie Brown at the Youth Center.

Important Documents:
Tech Camp Info Sheet »
Tech Camp Registration »

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

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 Theatre

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



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.

Super Native Montana Week
August 3-7: Explore Native American culture and language.

Super Senses Week
August 10-14: Explore the symphony of five senses through fun games and exciting projects.

Super Duper Ooey Gooey Week
August 17-21: Get ready to get messy – enjoy a week of ooey gooey projects!

Back to School Week
August 24-25

Indoor Soccer

Indoor Soccer

Registration: August 3 - 31
This is a co-recreational league designed to teach the basic fundamentals and skills of soccer. Emphasis is placed on teamwork, participation, safe and fair play. Open to eligible youth, ages 5 to 9. Youth are divided into two age groups: 5 to 6 and 7 to 9. A current sports physical is required at time of registration.
Cost: $40 YP members; $50 non-members

Start Smart Soccer

Start Smart Soccer

Registration: August 3 - 31
Here’s a great opportunity for 3 and 4 year olds to learn the beginning basics of soccer. Parent participation is a must to make this program a success! A current sports physical is required at time of registration.
Cost: $40

YP Cooking Club

YP Cooking Club

Wednesday, August 5, 2 pm
Join us for a fun cooking project - “Make Your Own.” 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

Congressional Awards Program

Thursday, August 6, 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.

Say It With Music

Say It With Music Camp

Monday - Friday, August 10 - 14
Ages 9 to 12: 9 to Noon | Ages 13 to 18: 1 to 4 pm
Camp participants will learn a variety of skills including: creating a song, writing a song, producing a song, and recording their song. Sign up now as space is limited! Deadline to register is August 5.
Cost: $10 – YP members; $20 – Non-members

Helena Day Trip

Helena Day Trip

Tuesday, August 18, 8:30 am to 5 pm
Join us for a day trip to the capital of Montana! First stop is to Exploration Works – a hands-on science museum where participants will take part in a workshop. Following lunch, the group will visit the Montana Historical Society Museum or tour the Blue Jewel mine for a hands-on sapphire mining workshop. Register by August 3.
Cost: $25 YP member family; $10 YP teen member

Home Alone Training

Home Alone Training

Wednesday, August 19, 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 a whole lot more.
Cost: Free – YP members; $5 – Non-members

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.



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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