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Youth Center

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The Youth Center is at 15160 Gavin Mandery Drive and is an affiliate of the Boys & Girls Club of America. The facility includes a gymnasium, preteen room, teen room, technology center, snack bar and school-age program classrooms. Our programs are as follows:

School Age Program: Accredited by the Council on Accreditation, the program enables each child to learn and explore in a warm and safe environment. Children must be attending kindergarten through 12 years old and parents must be employed or full-time students. Fees are based on total familyincome.

Youth Sports: The Youth Center offers year-round sports for ages 3 to 4 (Start Smart) and 5 to 18. Sports include basketball, recreational cheer, swim team, track and field, soccer, and numerous summer camps and clinics.

Youth Programs: The Youth Program offers various programs for ages 9 to 18. There are five core programs that offer various programs in each field:

Sports, Fitness and Recreation: Program develops fitness, positive use of leisure time, skills for stress management, appreciation for the environment and social skills.

Fine Arts: Program enables youth to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts, crafts, performing arts and creative writing.

Health and Life Skills: Program develops youths’ capacity to engage in positive behaviors that nurture their own well-being, set personal goals and live successfully as self-sufficient adults.

Character and Leadership Development: Program empowers youths to support the youth programs and community, sustain meaningful relationships with others and develop a positive self-image.

Education and Career Development: Program enables youths to become proficient in basic educational discipline and apply learning to everyday situations.

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