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January Programs at the YC

Release Date: January 12, 2017
Check out what's going on at the YC this month!

Hello Parents & Youth!

Happy New Year! The YC has a bunch of exciting things happening not only this month but ALL year! Check out what's coming up for our 6th - 12th graders below...

Also, in December the YC got new Video Surveillance Cameras for the safety of all of our participants. We have an acknowledgement form we are asking each parent to complete please click here, to download and print the form. Please send the form with your child the next time they come, or stop in and fill one out. Thank you!


Core for More - FREE EXERCISE CLASS 2x a week for your children!!!
Focus on core strengthening (abs, back, quads, glutes and hamstrings) with a cardio under tone.
Day/Dates:     Wednesdays & Fridays, January 11 – May 26
Time:              5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.           
Fee:                 Free
 
Cooking For Friends - International
Prepare food with a nationality nuance and celebrate diversity with a delectable dish! Our kitchen is equipped with the tools for you to create your tasty dish. *Advanced registration required, along with recipe approval one week in advance. Participants are responsible for bringing the ingredients for their dish.
Days/Dates:    Saturdays, January 14, February 11, March 11, April 1
Time:              2:00 p.m. Cooking, 5:00 p.m. Tasting
Fee:                 Free; youth bring their ingredients.
 
Stretch & Release Yoga
Are you looking for a full body release of both stress and tension from the everyday struggles of student life? Learning and incorporating the ancient methods of Yoga into your life can help to transform negative energy into positive energy. 
Day/Date:       Monday, January 16 & Thursday, February 23                       
Time:              4:00 p.m.                                                                                                                                
Fee:                 Free                                                                                                                       
 
DJ Nights
Stop in and enjoy some music, dancing and contests with your friends!
Day/Dates:     Friday, January 20; Friday, February 10; Friday, March 10; Saturday, March 25
Time:              7:00 p.m.  – 10:00 p.m.
Fee:                 Free
 
Paper Airplane Tournament
Join two of our youth as they teach other youth the skills to crafting the “perfect” paper airplane! Participants will learn to fold three types of planes: Dart, Glider & Stunt. After the crafting is done participants will gather for a fun filled tournament. Winners will be named in each category of planes and prizes will be awarded.  
Day/Date:                   Saturday, January 21
Time:                          2:00 p.m. 
Fee:                             Free
 
Macaroni Mondays 
Come learn to cook and then eat a delicious macaroni dish! Each week we will teach you how to make a different dish. Pre-registration required by 3:00 p.m. each Monday.
Day/Dates:     Mondays, January 23 – April 24
Time:              5:30 p.m. (pre-registration required by 3:00 p.m.)
Fee:                 $4
 
Expressive Pen
Tap into your inner author and come enjoy a weekly writing course. This class will offer fun writing exercises to help get your creative juices flowing. Enjoy drawing more than writing? That’s okay too! Free expression, no judgement. Fee includes writing materials and light snacks. Pre-registration required. To register, click here, to download a registration form, complete form and mail in with payment.
Course Number: 618-1W– Please use number when registering
Day/Dates:     Thursdays, January 26 – March 30 (10 sessions)
Time:              5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Fee:                 $15 with ID/ $20 without ID
 
Friday Night Mic
An Open Mic Night where you can healthfully express yourself. All forms of expression are allowed within respectful reason. Celebrate your talent and skills with you peers, NO JUDGEMENT, just RESPECT and LOVE! Whether you are a dancer, singer, poet, artist, musician or comedian, everyone gets a chance to be heard, seen or just BE themselves.
Day/Dates:     Fridays, January 27, February 24, March 24, April 28
Time:              8:00 p.m.
Fee:                 Free; pre-registration required by 7:00 p.m.
 
Triple M: Movie Madness Marathon
It’s cold out there and what’s better to do on a cold winter’s eve than watch a marathon of your favorite movies? Join us for an evening of movies, laughter and treats! Dinner and popcorn will be provided.
Days:      Saturdays
Dates:     January 28 – Youthful Classics
                February 18 – Cartoon Animation
                March 18 – Animal Favorites
                April 22 – Sport Themed
Time:      4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Fee:         $5
 
Open House
Calling all parents and youth in grades 1st – 12th come on over to the YC to meet the staff, find out about upcoming programs, make program suggestions and just hang out! This program is recommended for students who plan to participate in 5th Grade Fun Club and have never been to the YC before. There will be a special unforgettable performance by the staff at 3:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
Day/Date:       Sunday, January 29
Time:              1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Fee:                 Free

Click here to check out what else is coming up this winter and spring at the YC!

For additional information please call the YC at 914-736-0498.