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Youth Basketball

Youth Basketball

Registration: September 11 – October 31
Start Smart: ages 3-4 | Little Netters: ages 5-6
A current sports physical & Immunizations are required at the time of registration. Our season begins the second week of November!
Cost: Start Smart - $40; Little Netters - $40 (YP Members) $50 (Non-Members)


Team Handball

Team Handball

Fridays, September – October
Malmstrom will be hosting its first-ever Team Handball league for youth ages 10-12! Team Handball is one part basketball, one part soccer, and has been an Olympic Sport since 1972. Fast-paced and team-oriented, Team Handball is a unique offering exclusive to Malmstrom Youth Sports. Join us this September and October for something new! Sports are now in session! A current Sport Physical & Immunizations Record are required to participate.
Cost: $5 - YP Member; $10 - Non-Member


YP Events


The Arts

The Arts

Tuesdays, 4 pm
Join us every Tuesday for a fun art activity. This month, learn how to make your own jewelry, Photography with Kirk Clark: ImageMakers Culture and Tradition, Cultural Creativity: Hispanic Dance, and Talk like a Pirate: Make a Pirate Costume.
Cost: Free - YP Member


CSI Club

CSI Club

Wednesday, September 20, 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


Home Alone Training

Home Alone Training

Thursday, September 21, 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


Teen Late Night

Teen Late Night

Friday, September 22 & 29, 8 to 11 pm
Calling all teens (13-18 yrs. of age) join us for #WeOwnFriday Teen Nights! Try out the new Handball equipment. On September 30, bring your creativity and get your team ready for the Teen Cooking Challenge.
Cost: Free - YP Member


Hit the Ground Running Youth Track Program

Hit the Ground Running Youth Track Program

Saturday, September 23, 10 to 11:30 am
Malmstrom Gym, ages 9-18
Join us at the Malmstrom Gym as we hit the ground running! Don’t spend winter hibernating in front of your televisions! Instead, join us and stay focused on fitness this winter! Hit the Ground Running welcomes entire families, focuses on personal goals and self-improvement over competition, and encourages youth and families to focus on health and nutrition on and off the track.
Cost: Free (families must register at usafitfamily.com to participate)


FitFamily

FitFamily

Saturday, September 23, 3 pm
The ultimate resource to keep your family fit! Get Up! Get Out! Get Fit! Together! Sign up the whole family with the AF FitFamily program and join us for some great family activities!
Free for FitFamily participants.


4-H Rocket Riders Meeting

4-H Rocket Riders Meeting

Wednesday, September 27, 4 pm
4-H is an exciting way for youth to explore interests, friendships, commitments and life skills. Projects include robotics, photography, 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.


Teen Cooking Challenge

Teen Cooking Challenge

Friday, September 29, 8 pm
Teens will get a list of ingredients and then work in teams to come up with the tastiest creation they can create!
Cost: Free - YP Member


Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG

Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) & Video Game Tournament

Saturday, September 30, noon to 4:30 pm
(please arrive by noon), ages 9-18
Register now for the Youth Center’s Monthly Pokémon TCG Tournament. Bring your best deck and see if you have what it takes to become a Pokémon Master! Enjoy playing the Pokémon TCG with fellow Trainers! We will be hosting our very own Pokémon Video Game Tournament. Bring your Nintendo 3DS and your copy of Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon along with your strongest team and face Malmstrom League Legends! Tournament Champions win fabulous prizes and everyone is eligible to win our “Legendary” raffle prizes. Space is limited to the first 16 brave Pokémon Trainers (per tournament), so register now!
Please note: TCG Participants must have a Pokémon TCG legal deck to participate in tournament play.
Cost: $4 - YP Members Only (one or both tournaments; must specify when registering)


The Arts-October

The Arts (October)

Tuesdays, 4 pm
Join us every Tuesday for a fun art activity. This month, learn how to make your own jewelry, Photography with Kirk Clark: ImageMakers Nature and Surroundings, Cultural Creativity: Octoberfest Pumpkin Head Twirlers and Digital Art.
Cost: Free - YP Member


4-H Rocket Riders Meeting

4-H Rocket Riders Meeting

Wednesday, October 4, 4 pm
4-H is an exciting way for youth to explore interests, friendships, commitments and life skills. Projects include robotics, photography, 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.


Congressional Awards

Join the Congressional Awards Program

Thursday, October 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.


Tween Night

Tween Night

Friday, October 6, 8 to 10 pm
Join us for our Pokémon Tween Night! Play the game, make Pokémon crafts and even dress as your favorite Pokémon character.
Cost: Free - YP Member


Home Alone Training

Home Alone Training

Wednesday, October 11, 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


Classic Monster Movie Night

Classic Monster Movie Night

Friday, October 13, 8 to 11 pm
Tired of all the new, not so great horror films? Then join us Friday the 13th for our Classic Scary Movie Night. You are warned, you are doomed and on Friday the 13th nothing will save you! … and remember, the next scream you hear may be your own!


Teen Late Nights

Teen Late Nights

Fridays, October 13 & 27, 8 to 11 pm
Calling all teens (13-18 yrs. of age) to join us for #WeOwnFriday Teen Nights! On October 13, meet at the Youth Center and then venture down to the Auditorium for the Classic Scary Movie Night. Try out the new Team Handball equipment for the BGCA National Fitness Challenge on October 27.
Cost: Free - YP Member


Hit the Ground Running Youth Track Program

FitFamily Hit the Ground Running Youth Track Program

Saturdays, October 14 & 28, 10 to 11:30 am, Malmstrom Gym, ages 9-18
Join us at the Malmstrom Gym as we hit the ground running! Don’t spend winter hibernating in front of your televisions! Instead, join us and stay focused on fitness this winter! Hit the Ground Running welcomes entire families, focuses on personal goals and self-improvement over competition, and encourages youth and families to focus on health and nutrition on and off the track.
Cost: Free (families must register at usafitfamily.com to participate)


YP Cooking Club

YP Cooking Club

Wednesday, October 18, 4 pm
Join us for fun cooking projects! This month, Join us for Chocolate Cupcake Day and learn how to make your own chocolate cupcakes. 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


Fall Festival

Fall Festival

Friday, October 20, 6 to 8 pm
Get your costumes ready for the Annual Fall Festival! Wristbands will be sold starting October 3 and at the door.
Cost: Wristbands are $5 and entitle each youth to unlimited games and a goody bag. 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!


Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG

Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) & Video Game Tournament

Saturday, October 21, noon to 4:30 pm (please arrive by noon), ages 9-18
Register now for the Youth Center’s Monthly Pokémon TCG Tournament. Bring your best deck and see if you have what it takes to become a Pokémon Master! Enjoy playing the Pokémon TCG with fellow Trainers! We will be hosting our very own Pokémon Video Game Tournament. Bring your Nintendo 3DS and your copy of Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon along with your strongest team and face Malmstrom League Legends! Tournament Champions win fabulous prizes and everyone is eligible to win our “Legendary” raffle prizes. Space is limited to the first 16 brave Pokémon Trainers (per tournament), so register now!
Please note: TCG Participants must have a Pokémon TCG legal deck to participate in tournament play.
Cost: $4 - YP Members Only (one or both tournaments; must specify when registering)


CSI Club

CSI Club

Thursday, October 25, 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


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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