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Winter 2016 - 2017 Programs PDF Print E-mail

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Check out the programs we are offering this winter! Beginning Monday, November 28th at 9:00am, you can sign up online or pass in a registration form at the front desk! See program descriptions below for more information. Click here for the link to online registration (If it's your first time using our online registration, sign up your child as a "participant" after logging in!)

We are still accepting membership forms for middle school and high schoolers! Our membership form for the 2016-17 school year is available here! There is also online registration available for the membership.

Check out our page on our outdoor Ice Rink, for details about rink-related programming, rules, pictures and more.

Email Demi at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it with any questions! 

Daily Drop-in

Members, join in on these activities every day at 3:00pm this winter! Listen for the announcement each day! 

Monday: Cracker Barrel

Tuesday: Nuke 'Em 

Wednesday: Taking Aim / Arts & Crafts

Thursday: Handball / Game Room tourneys


Programs

Click here to sign up for these online or print and fill out our Program Registration Form and pass it in at the front desk! (Copies of the form are available at the front desk as well!)

Fitbit Club             

Mondays 1/9 – 1/30, 3:00-3:30

Cost: Free

Have a fitbit? Join Justin for weekly fitbit challenges! Meet with Justin on Mondays in January to join each week’s challenge. Healthy prizes to the winners each week! Open to 9 middle school boys & girls (Must be YC members!)

Ladies Lounge    

Tuesdays 12/13–1/24, 3:00-4:00

Cost: $20

The purpose of Ladies Lounge is to allow girls a safe and fun environment in the Youth Center, to get to know female staff members, and to talk about school, social life, pressure, and other issues. At Ladies Lounge with Diana, we will also be doing a craft or cooking each week! Open to 12 middle school girls (Must be YC members!)

 Step Up         SOLD OUT!           

Tuesdays 12/13 – 3/14, 3:00-4:00

Cost: Free

Join the winter session of our community service group for middle school girls! We work together on fun projects, like trips to the Senior Center, Lazarus House and more! You cannot participate in two consecutive Step Up sessions. Open to 10 middle school girls (Must be YC members!)

Science Club                        

Thursdays 12/15, 12/22, 1/5, 1/12, 3:00-4:00

Cost: $25

Participate in science experiments and challenges with Justin on Thursdays at the Youth Center! Open to 10 middle school boys & girls (Must be YC members!)

Book Buddies                      

Two Thursdays per month, 3:15-4:45

Cost: Free

Are you a middle schooler that enjoys reading and community service? This group will be volunteering at the Stevens Memorial Library reading with elementary school children one Thursday a month (12/8, 1/12, 2/9 & 3/9). We will also be volunteering at Brightview Senior Center in their library one Thursday a month (12/15, 1/19, 2/16, 3/16). We will leave the Youth Center at 3:15 on volunteer days, volunteer for an hour, and return to the Youth Center for pick-up by 4:45! Open to 10 middle school boys & girls (Must be YC members!) 

Weight Lifting                      

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays starting 2/6, 3:00-5:00

Cost: Free

Are you looking to take your fitness to a new level? Then come join the weight lifting program run by our newest full time staff member, Mike. Each day will focus on a specific workout routine, whether it is weight lifting or conditioning. No experience is needed! This is a drop in program, and participants don't need to attend every session, but registration (signed by parent) is required in order to participate - sign up with online registration, at the front desk, or by emailing Mike. Open only to members, ages 13+. 

Comic Book Club                 

Thursdays starting 2/9, 3:00-5:00 

Cost: Free

Do you enjoy comic books, comic book movies, or are interested in diving into great stories with beautiful artwork? Look no further! Led by our Comic Book enthusiast, Mike, we have a great program lined up. Available to borrow, we have hundreds of comic books on hand as well as all the great comic book movies! Each week we will have a different activity, whether it is taking a trip to a local comic book store, discussing different storylines or watching a comic book movie. If you are interested in exploring the genre, this is a must sign-up! Available to members, and the first 13 to sign up. Register with online registration, at the front desk, or by emailing Mike. 


High School Programs

Black Knights

Tuesdays 5:00-8:00

Cost: Free/members, $60/non-members 

Black Knights 3 on 3 Winter League is back! The league is for high school students that are not playing on Freshman, JV or Varsity at NAHS. The league is free for members and $60 for non-members. Games will be played Tuesday nights from 12/13 through 3/7.   Click here to view the flyer.


Events

Click here to view the Trips and Events flyer 

Friday Night Flicks       

Friday 12/16 5:30 – 7:30

Cost: Free

Our next movie night is on Friday, December 16th! Kick off the holiday season as we watch Elf on the big screen in the gym. Free popcorn is provided! Open to all members, no signup required.

8th Grade Semi                

Friday 1/27 7:30-10:30 

Save the date for our 25th annual 8th Grade Dress-up Dance! $10 for members, $15 for non-members; tickets sold at NAMS lunch 1/24 and 1/25, and after school 1/25 and 1/26. 

Curling      NEW DATE TBA ONCE RINK IS FROZEN!                   

Monday 1/30 3:00-4:00 

Cost: Free

Participate in our third annual curling competition on the outdoor skating rink! Grab a teammate and sign up on the registration form or with Demi that day! Open to members. 

Family Skate Night           CANCELLED DUE TO WARM WEATHER!

Friday 2/3 5:30-7:30

Cost: $2 per person

Grab the family and come down to the Youth Center’s outdoor rink for a night of fun! Skating, music, a bake sale, and more! Hosted by our high school leadership group Senior Youth Council! Open to NA parents and kids of all ages, bring your own skates and helmet. This event has been cancelled due to warm weather. 

Hockey Shootout           

Monday 2/6 3:00-4:00

Cost: Free

Join us for a shootout competition on the Youth Center’s outdoor rink. Prize to the winner! Open to all members, sign up at the Youth Center with Justin. You can bring a hockey stick, or one will be provided!

Ice Hockey Tourney       

Wednesday 2/8 3:00-5:00

Cost: $3/Member, $5/Non-member

You won’t want to miss this one time only event! Make a team of 3 for our 3 vs. 3 Ice Hockey Tournament on the outdoor rink! Open to members and non-members, sign up on the registration form by Monday 2/6! 


Field Trips

Members & non-members can sign up for these field trips online or with our Trips and Events flyer at the front desk! For many of these trips, there is an additional waiver from the facility that we will send over email.

Tubing        SOLD OUT!  Contact Demi at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it to be put on a wait list.                    

Thursday 1/26, 2:20 – 6:30

Cost: $40

We’re headed to Nashoba Valley for snow tubing! The bus will pick kids up right after school at NAMS and will bring them back to the Youth Center after. Open to 13 middle school boys & girls.

Indoor Surfing          SOLD OUT!   Contact Demi at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it to be put on a wait list.            

Wednesday 2/1, 2:00-6:00      

Cost: $50

Surf’s up! Let’s head to Skyventure NH for indoor surfing and the fish pipe. Open to 13 middle school boys & girls.

Metro Rock                   

Monday 2/6, 3:00-6:00

Cost: $30

We’re off to Metro Rock in Newburyport for an afternoon of rock climbing and bouldering! Open to 13 middle school boys & girls.

Gymja Warrior              

Monday 2/27, 3:00-5:30 (RESCHEDULED FROM 2/27!)

Cost: $35

Join us on February 13th for a trip to Gymja Warrior in Danvers! We’ll attempt to complete their course modeled after the American Ninja Warrior TV show! Open to 13 middle school boys & girls.

Gunstock Ski Trip       SOLD OUT!   Contact Demi at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it to be put on a wait list.                

Wednesday 2/15, 1:15-9:00

Cost: $40

Don't miss this ski trip with our newest staff member, Mike! Kids will be picked up from school (ski equipment can be stored at school!) and will return to the Youth Center at 9:00 that night, after an amazing afternoon and evening of skiing at Gunstock! Contact Mike at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it with questions. Open to 13 middle school and high school boys & girls.

Laser Tag                      

Thursday 3/2, 3:00-6:00

Cost: $25

Laser Tag at MVP Tewksbury! A full hour of laser tag with pizza included! Open to 13 middle school boys & girls.

Altitude        SOLD OUT!    Contact Demi at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it to be put on a wait list.                           

Monday 3/6 3:00-6:00

Cost: $25

You can jump on the massive trampolines, play dodgeball, and even climb a rock wall! Open to 13 middle school boys & girls.

Key Quest Escape        SOLD OUT!    Contact Demi at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it to be put on a wait list.        

Thursday 3/9 3:00-6:00

Cost: $20

Let’s work as a team to solve a Key Quest escape room at Laser Quest. In the Vacation Vandals escape room, we find that the travel agency we booked our dream trip with has been burglarized. We must use teamwork and problem solving to make it to our vacation in time! Open to 6 middle school boys & girls. 


 

Online Registration is available for many programs!

If paying by check, please make payable to Town of North Andover. No refunds.

Contact the Youth Center at (978)682-9000 with questions about any of our programs.

 
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