Activities

The Oregon Youth Center offers many diverse activities. Below is a list of some of our fun   activities.

Monthly Activities

Girls Night
6 PM to 8 PM on Fridays
We will do either manicures, pedicures, facials, hair or makeup, along with pool tournaments and air hockey tournaments. Girls nights are Girls Only!

Boys Night
6 PM to 8 PM on Fridays
We will play flag football, capture the flag, 500 (football game) or hide and seek when weather permits. In cooler months we have in the past had pool tournaments, air hockey tournaments, watched movies and had video game tournaments.

Movie Nights
6:15 PM to 9:15 PM on Fridays
Youth are required to have a permission slip signed for movie nights. Most movie nights we show a scary movie rated PG-13. Youth are served popcorn and pizza is for sale for $1 / slice.

Weekly Activities

Healthy Kids Cooking Class
5:30 PM to 7:15 PM on Tuesdays
This is a sign-up class with limited slots. Youth will learn how to prepare healthy snacks, dips soups, salads, side dishes and main courses using a variety of healthy foods and cooking procedures. Youth will also learn how to use kitchen equipment such as knives, blenders and ovens safely.

Homework Club
6 PM to 7 PM on Wednesdays
Quiet study homework time at the OYC. Youth who come to Homework Club will need to bring homework or a book to read (the OYC does also have books available for youth to read). The OYC has a tutor on site to help youth who need assistance completing assignments.

Daily Activities

No Electronics
4 PM – 4:30 PM
Youth are encouraged to do homework, go outside and play or play board/card games during this time.

Snack
Fresh fruit is provided daily for youth as a healthy after school snack. Bananas, apples and grapes are some of our favorites!

Annual Activities

Lock-in
1 Friday / Year, 8 PM to 7 AM
Youth are invited to spend the night at the Oregon Youth Center. Doors open at 8 PM and youth stay until 7 AM. Games, food, movies and dancing are all regular programs at the lock-in.

Spring dance at OMS

 

Fall dance at OMS

Library half lock-in
Friday, 6 PM to 10 PM
After the Library closes, teens will get to hang out, play  games, trivia, watch movies (PG-13 or below), and more!