Youth Center

Membership Prices

Quarterly: $25 per child
Annual: $50 per child
Guest/Daily: $3

Summer cost: With membership and additional $5 if you visits center between the hours of 1200-1500; after 1500 there is no cost. Non-members who visit
during Noon to 3 pm are charged $8; after 3 pm non-members are charged $3.

ID Card holding youth ages 9 – 18 can sponsor two non-military youth.

Prices are subject to change for accurate pricing please contacted the youth center.

 

School-Age Program

The School-Age Program provides care for children ages five to 12 before and after school, on school holidays and during summer vacation. Our program is accredited through the Council on Accreditation (CoA) and provides quality care for children of active duty military, DOD and NAF civilians, Reservists and base contractors. We promote an enriching environment by meeting the social, cognitive, physical and evelopmental needs of school-age youth. Fees are based on total family income. The Youth Center offers van transportation on an as needed, space available basis each school term from insert schools for an additional fee. For more information, please contact our School-Age Coordinator at 497-6834.

Youth Programs

YOUTH RECOGNITION CEREMONY

Join us each quarter as we celebrate the many achievements of our youth. A special recognition ceremony is held that highlights the achievements in the areas of education, fitness, character education and more!

OPEN RECREATION

The Youth Center is open for recreational activities each afternoon for preteens and teens, and on Saturdays. Self-directed areas offer pool, ping-pong, computers, video games, TV, and a Teen Lounge. Youth Center members have unlimited access to these areas during operational hours. Guests may accompany a member for a fee.

TORCH CLUB

Small-group youth leadership and service club for members ages 11 to 13 years old (Jr Torch for age 10). Club staff can help meet the needs of younger adolescents at a critical stage of their development. Check our monthly calendar for meeting dates and times.

COOKING CLASSES

Come cook up some of your favorite recipes. Preteens and teens learn everything from proper food reparation to making delicious snacks and meals using the Food Guide Pyramid. Check our monthly calendar for meeting dates and times – this is a free event!

FINE ARTS

Youth ages 9 to 18 meet once a week to experience a variety of artistic media such as art, music and drama.

KEYSTONE

Keeping Every Youth Strongly Tuned in On National Excellence. This youth advisory program encompasses community service, leadership and social development. This group, the heart of Robin’s teen programs, meets each Friday for youths ages 14 to 18 (13 year olds may be Jr Keystone members or may join Torch).

TEEN COUNCIL

Network of teens working to resolve issues, provide suggestions on improving quality of life for teens and voice concerns to base senior leadership on behalf of teens residing at Robins AFB and local communities. Council meets each Friday at 5:30 pm. Students ages 13-18 (if 18 still in high school) are eligible to participate in this program.

KARATE

Youth Programs offers instructional karate classes for youth ages 3 – 18. Classes are taught by certified instructors with years of experience. Stop by the Youth Center for class details.

TEEN POWER HOUR

Helps teens (ages 13 and up) by providing homework assistance and tutoring. Computers are available. A free healthy snack is offered to all participants. This program operates Monday through Thursday from 4 to 5 p.m. Homeschoolers are welcome!

Give Parents a Break

Air Force Aid Society’s Respite Care Program for youth in Kindergarten through age 12 from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. once a month. Care is provided for children of deployed parents, single parents, and others who need a break. Referrals are required and can be obtained at the Family Support Center, Chapel, Child Development Center, or Youth Center.

Kids Night Out

Mom and Dad want a night out but don’t know what to do with the kids? Well, bring them to the Youth Center for Kids Night Out one Friday every month from 6 to 10 pm for a fun-filled night with their friends. We have games, crafts, movies and dinner for all kids in Kindergarten through age 12. Cost is $20 per child. You must register by noon the day of the event. Check our calendar for the next one!

Award Programs

CONGRESSIONAL AWARD PROGRAM

A volunteer recognition program for ages 13 to 24 allows young people the opportunity to set personal goals and achieve them. Goal areas include volunteer public service, personal development, physical fitness and expedition/exploration. Participants meet individually with an advisor. Call 257-3067 for details.

YOUTH OF THE QUARTER YOUTH OF THE YEAR

A program that recognizes members’ service to Club and Community through participation in youth programs, volunteer programs and academic successes.
Youth in grades 10 to 12 are eligible to compete.

Volunteer Program

Y.E.S. Youth Employment Skills

The Youth Employment Skills program is an on-base volunteer program for 9th -12th graders of ?Active Duty Air Force members. Volunteers work at various offices and businesses on base. Students may accumulate as many as 250 service hours over four years, for a potential of $1,500 in scholarship money for college or technical school. Call DSN 497-6831 for details.

Annual Events

Youth Programs also has several big annual events, including Kids Deployment Line (in conjunction with the Airman & Family Readiness Center), Teen Lock-In, Preteen Lock-In, Girl Power and Passport to Manhood.

Youth Center