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YP Winter Camp

This camp is a partnership between Peterson Youth Programs, Outdoor Recreation, and CO 4-H and includes: high & low ropes course, nature hiking, skiing/snowboarding at Loveland and resilience workshops. Participants are responsible for travel and miscellaneous expenses. See Winter Camp Info Sheet link below for more details.

ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS: (Applicants must meet the following requirements)

Winter Camp Info Sheet »

Winter Camp Application »


The Arts

The Arts

Tuesdays, 4 pm
Join us every Tuesday to do a fun art activity. September: learn how to make your own jewelry | Fine Arts: learn what kinds of art you can make for the National Fine Arts Exhibit | Cultural Creativity: Hispanic Dance | Photography: ImageMakers Portrait Pieces.
October: join us for our intro into the Digital Arts Festival, the National Fine Arts Sculpture and Collaging, and our ImageMakers Photography “Nature & Surroundings.”
Cost: Free - YP Member; $5 - Non-Member


CSI Club

CSI Club

Thursday, September 28, 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 Member; $5 - Non-Member


Teen Nights

Teen Nights

Fridays, September 30, 8 to 11 pm
Calling all teens (13-18 yrs. of age) join us for #WeOwnFriday Teen Night! We will be setting up for Saturday’s events and trying out all the cool activities. On September 30 bring your creativity and get your team ready for the Teen Cooking Challenge.
Cost: Free - YP Member; $5 - Non-Member


Teen Cooking Challenge

Teen Cooking Challenge

Friday, September 30, 8 pm
Teens will get a list of ingredients and then work in teams to come up with the tastiest creation they can create!


4-H National Youth Science Day: Drone Discovery

4-H National Youth Science Day: Drone Discovery

Wednesday, October 5, 4 pm
The 2016 National Youth Science Day engineering challenge, Drone Discovery, engages youth with fun and educational activities related to aerospace, flight and unmanned vehicles. Join us for an aeronautical adventure! 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 Member; $5 - Non-Member


Congressional Awards

Join the Congressional Awards Program

Thursday, October 6, 5 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.


Tween Nights

Tween Nights

Fridays, October 7 & 21, 8 to 10 pm (teens may stay until 11 pm)
Youth ages 9-18 are invited to our “Pokémon Scavenger Hunt” Tween Night on Oct. 7 and our “Goblins Groove Dance” Tween Night on Oct 21.
Cost: Free - YP Member; $5 - Non-Member


YP Cooking Club

YP Cooking Club

Wednesday, October 12, 4 pm
Join us for fun cooking projects! This month, celebrate Multicultural Octoberfest. Learn how to make German Apple Pancakes! Open to all interested youth, ages 6 – 18. All those under the age of 9 must be accompanied by an adult or sibling 16 or older.
Cost: Free - YP Member; $5 - Non-Member


Teen Late Night

Teen Late Night

Friday, October 14, 8 to 11 pm
Calling all teens (13-18 yrs. of age) join us for #WeOwnFriday Teen Night! Teens can make and share a German snack!
Cost: Free - YP Member; $5 - Non-Member


Home Alone Training

Home Alone Training

Wednesday, October 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 Member; $5 - Non-Member


CSI Club

CSI Club

Wednesday, October 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 Member; $5 - Non-Member


Fall Festival

Fall Festival

Friday, October 28, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Get your costumes ready for the Annual Fall Festival! Wristbands will be sold starting October 3 and at the door. 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.


Babysitting Class

Babysitting Class

Saturday, October 29, 10 am to 3 pm
The Babysitting Class is open to ages 11 & up. The course covers babysitting basics, business practices, ages and stages of children, behavior and guidance techniques, safety, emergencies, SIDS, 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-Member


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.


Computer Center

Monday – Saturday
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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