YOUTH CENTER

(325) 696-4797
232 Texas Drive, Dyess AFB, TX 79607

The Dyess Youth Center offers a variety of programs designed to keep your children occupied & learning new skills! From clubs, Youth Sports, field trips, events, and classes, we've got your kids safe & engaged. Keep an eye on our calendar to see what we're all about!

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AIR FORCE TEEN COUNCIL

Teen Program

Air Force Teen Council is a network of teens from Air Force bases working to grow their skillset & improve their communities.

For more information, follow @airforceteens on Facebook.

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KEYSTONE CLUB

Teen Program

Keystone is Boys & Girls Club of America’s teen character and leadership program. This program helps develop good character and positive leadership skills for young members ages 14 to 18. Teens learn the value of good citizenship and community service and are encouraged to participate in activities in four key focus areas: community service, academic success, career preparation, and teen outreach.

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MARKETING & JOURNALISM CLUB

Teen Program

This program is for teens interested in graphic design, photography, writing, and all other aspects of marketing & journalism. Working hand-in-hand with the Dyess FSS Marketing Office, this club gives teens real-world experience in the field.

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TORCH CLUB

Pre-Teen Program

This club gives youth ages 9-13 the opportunity to develop their leadership skills through service to the Youth Center and community. Torch Club members learn to work together to plan and implement activities in four areas: education, health and fitness, service to club & community, and social recreation.

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PRESIDENTIAL AWARD

Scholarship Program

The President’s Volunteer Service Award recognizes youth and adult volunteers who have achieved the required number of hours of service over a 12-month period. The awards are offered in multiple levels and are designed to recognize each milestone of your service achievement: bronze, silver, and gold.

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YOUTH OF THE YEAR

Scholarship Program

Each year, one teen will be selected to represent Dyess AFB as the Military Youth of the Year and receive a $5000 scholarship after competing at the state competition. The Youth of the Year will then be able to compete against other military bases at regionals for a chance at additional scholarships.
This leadership development program includes hands-on activities, exploring topics such as identity, passion, teamwork, and goal setting to prepare them for the Youth of the Year selection process.