Youth Center

Building 1622



671-366-3490 / 3492
 
Monday-Friday:  2pm-530pm
SAT-SUN:    closed
FED HOLIDAYS: closed

 

DESCRIPTION

This is the place to be! Free registration for children 9-12. In open recreation we offer supervised BGCA activities, lock ins, dances and special events. We have paid instructional classes such as piano, guitar, Ukelele, piano, Ju-jitsu and ballet.

PROMOS

Youth Lock-In

Halloween Dance| 9-12 years old| $10.00 per person| 6-8pm
The Youth Center will be hosting a dance for 9-12 year olds. You and your friends can join us for a fun filled night of good music and games.  Sign up at the youth center before Thursday, October 16th . For more information please call the youth center at 366-3490.

Instructional Classes: Registration On-Going

MUSIC | $65.00 per month
ARCHERY | $20 per month | Open to ages 6-18

UPDATES

WANTED:

  • Certified Ballet Instructor*
  • Certified Dance Instructor
  • Certified Gymnastics Instructor

*Andersen AFB Youth Center is currently seeking a certified ballet teacher who is able to teach children ages 3-12 years. If you are interested and have a valid certificate to teach, please contact 366-3490.

FILES & DOWNLOADS

OTHER INFO

 

FSF Flight Chief
Jeanette Rodriguez
Phone: 671.366.4745

Youth Center Director
Maryvel Jones
Phone: 366-3490/3492

 


 

BIRTHDAY PARTY PACKAGES

The Youth Center now offers various themed birthday party packages to help take the hassle out of your child's special day.  Three party packages are available accommodating from 8 to 24 participants.  Parties are an hour and forty-five minutes and consist of one hour of fun activities and 45 minutes of private party time.  Each party package includes invitations, theme-based tablecloth and tableware, birthday banner, party hats, balloons & streamers, party bags, ice cream and punch.  For pricing and more information, please stop by the Youth Center and pick up their party information folder or call 366-3490.

 


 

POWER HOUR - MAKING MINUTES COUNT

Sharpen your pencils and get ready for Power Hour: Making Minutes Count.  This program is accomplished with youth & teen center staff and volunteers creating an engaging homework help and tutoring program that encourages Youth Center members (ages 9-13) and Teen Center members (ages 13-18) to become self-directed learners.  Materials provided by Boys & Girls Clubs of America provide practical tips and best practices for recognition and incentives, behavior management, collaboration with other organizations and use of technology and the internet.  For more information, please call the Youth Center at 366-3490.

 


 

LOCK-INS, DANCES
& MOVIE NIGHTS

Every 3rd (third) Saturday of the Month, the Youth Center will be hosting a lock-in, dance, or movie night.  These events are open to 9-12 years.

 


 

YOUTH PROGRAMS

 

LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS THAT FOCUS ON 5 AREAS:

1. Services to club and community 2. Leadership development
3. Education and career exploration 4. Unity
5. Free enterprise and social recreation

PROGRAM EXAMPLES:

  • Fit Factor - Get Up, Get Out, Get Fit!
  • Youth Center Music Classes taught by
    Ms. Katherine Arpin & Mr. Wayne Lumpkin
  • AF Youth of the Year
  • Keystone and Torch Club Programs

 

EDUCATION AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Youth Employment Skills (YES) Program

The YES program is an on-base volunteer program for high school students.  The program offers high school students an opportunity to learn valuable work skills, "bank" dollar credits toward their post secondary education, and have a positive impact on their base community.

 

MOVING TO ANDERSEN AFB?

You probably have a lot of questions regarding services and activities offered to children and teens on Andersen AFB.  Take a few minutes to register for the Andersen Youth Center including some of the exciting programs it has to offer...

 

YOUTH SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM

The Youth Sponsorship Program was established to help kids transition to Andersen AFB by way of a youth sponsor. If you would like a pen pal to ease you in your transition, click here Click Here

 

YOUTH SPORTS PROGRAM

For the Youth Sports program, please refer to Youth Sports webpage.

Check out the Youth Sports Calendar 08/12 for important dates.  Register your children for youth sports the quick and easy way - online (see links in sidebar).

 


 

 

YES PROGRAM

Earn dollar credits toward your college education through the Youth Employment Skills (YES) Program.  To find out more about this exciting program, please check out the guidelines.


 

JOIN THE PARENT
ADVISORY BOARD

The Parent Advisory Board is made up of parents with children enrolled in the CDC, SAP, FCC and Youth Programs.  Although they do not set policy, they are an integral group for infusing new ideas and support for our programs.  The PAB provides input on parent involvement and parent education programs they would like to assist with and plan activities to say "thank you" to the staff for the great job they do.  Although staff are not members of the PAB, they attend the meetings to assist with corroborative activities and to ensure compliance with regulations.


TORCH CLUB

Torch Clubs are chartered small-group leadership and service clubs for boys and girls ages 11-13.  A Torch club is a powerful vehicle through which Youth Center staff can help meet the special character development needs of younger adolescents at a critical stage in their development.  Torch Club members learn to elect officers and work together to implement activities in four areas: services to Club and community, education, health and fitness and social recreation.  The Staples National Torch Club Awards are presented annually to Torch Clubs with outstanding programs and activities in the four areas.  For more information on the Torch Club, call 366-3490.



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