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Dawn Thompson




Youth Center

MON-THU: 3 to 5:30pm (ages 9-18)

FRI: 3 to 5pm (ages 9-18)

Weekends/Holidays/Family Days: Closed


Before & After School Programs

MON-FRI: 6:30am to 5:30pm

Weekends/Holidays/Family Days: Closed


We will be closed 9 October and 10 and 23-24 November.




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Entertainer of the Year


Talent Contest, 27 Sep-27 Oct

Air Force Services Activity presents 2017 Air Force Entertainer of the Year Talent Competition for Airmen and Famlies. Win up to $5K! All talents are invited to visit MyAirForceLife.com/Entertainer for rules and applications.


Open Skate


Open Skate at Liberty Square

  • 1st & 3rd Friday: Ages 5-12
    from 6 to 10pm; $10
  • 2nd & 4th Friday: Ages 13-18 from 6 to 11pm; $5



Oktoberfest, 18 Oct

Join your child from 2:30 to 5pm at the GFAFB SAP for crafts, games, STEM projects, and a family photo booth. Save the date and join us for some family fun!


National Fitness Competition


National Fitness Competition, 19 Oct

Join us from 1 to 4pm at the Fitness Center Field House and we'll lead BGCA members to physical literacy (the ability, confidence, and desire to be physically active for life)!


Liberty Scare Contest


Win with Liberty Scare!

Create a booth experience for this year's carnival and you could win $500! Sign up at the YC today!

Contestants will be given a space to decorate, plan an activity for, and run. The YC will provide candy/prizes. Attendees will vote for their favorite space and the booth with the most votes will win the "People's Choice Award" and $500!


Liberty Scare


Liberty Scare, 27 Oct

Get your costume ready because this year's Halloween Carnival and Haunted House promises to thrill! Play carnival games, purchase concessions, enter the costume contest, and more from 6 to 9pm at Liberty Square.




Appreciation Dinner


Military Family Appreciation Dinner, 8 Nov

Join us from 5 to 6pm for a free dinner for all program families.


Skate Pass


Free Open Skate Pass, 17 Nov

Stop by the Youth Center to pick up your free pass if you have a currently deployed family member!




Before and After School Program


Before & After School Program

Register now! Includes busing to and from school. If you are new to the program, request care at Militarychildcare.com

LES & current shot records required.


Hop on the Bus


Bus Service

YC Members may register for bus service from Twining to the Youth Center for $20/child/month.


Give Parents a Break Dates


Give Parents a Break

Pre-register at the CDC/YC.

  • 5 to 11pm: 14 October
  • 9AM to 3PM: 18 November

A referral from the A&FRC or your First Shirt is required.

Dane/Taekwondo Instructors wanted


Instructors Needed!

Please contact Dawn Thompson at 747-3151 if you are interested in teaching Dance or Taekwondo.


Dance Classes


Dance Classes


  • Rising Stars: Ages 3-5 from 4:30 to 5pm; $6/class
  • All Stars: Ages 6-9 from 5:15 to 6pm; $8/class


  • Super Stars: Ages 10 and up from 5 to 6pm; $10/class


Fall Piano Lessons


Fall Piano Classes Begin, 7 Sep

1/2 hour lessons available Thursdays from 3:30 to 6pm for ages 5 and up.




Register for Gymnastics L1

Level 1 is designed for ages 5+ and will be held Wednesdays from 6 to 7pm with coach Jolene Biorn. Cost is $10/class.




Register for Gymnastics L2

Held Mondays from 4 to 6pm with coach Jolene Biorn. Cost is $20/class.


Basketball Registration


Basketball League Registration for ages 5-12, 1-10 Nov

$25 members/$30 non. Volunteer coaches/assistant coaches/team parents needed!
Youth must have a current shot record (w/flu shot) and physical.


Power Hour


Power Hour, Mon-Thu

Homework assistance/tutoring for ages 6-18 from 3:30 to 4:30pm. Youth must be registered members of the Youth Center to participate.

Torch Club


Torch Club, Mondays

Ages 11-13 elect officers and plan activities from 4 to 5pm in four areas: 1. Club/Community Service, 2. Education, 3. Athletics/Fitness, and 4. Social Recreation.





Youth ages 8 and up will be exposed to science, technology, engineering, and mathematic concepts from 4 to 5pm Tuesdays. Free for members/$3 non.



BGCA Jr. Staff Career Dev.

Prepare for a role as a volunteer in our community 4 to 6pm Mon-Thu.

Must be registered for the program.


Smart Girls


SMART Girls, Wednesdays

Meeting from 4 to 5pm for ages 9 and up.

Passport to Manhood


Passport to Manhood

Meeting Thursdays from 4 to 5pm.

Fine Arts Appreciation


Fine Arts Appreciation

Thursdays from 5 to 6pm for ages 8 and up. Youth will draw, paint, mold clay and more. Free for mbmers/$3 non.

Keystone Club


Keystone Club

Youth ages 14-18 will meet Fridays from 7 to 8pm at Liberty Square to plan their own activities in six areas: 1. Service to Club & Community; 2. Leadership Development; 3. Education/Career Exploration; 4. Unity; 5. Free Enterprise; 6. Social Recreation


Youth of the Month


Youth of the Month/Quarter

Youth ages 11-13 and ages 14-18 (two categories) must apply by the 5th of the month. Quarterly winners will compete for GFAFB Youth of the Year honors and continue on to compete at the state level.

Summer Camps

Tech Camp


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