The Youth program offers activities for youth ages 5 to 18. Youth ages 5-8 may participate in open rec activities if accompanied by a parent or sibling ages 16 or older. We have a full-court gymnasium, video game television area, and game room, teen room, and study area.
Tae Kwon Do
Participate in YC Events
and much more!
Youth of the Year
Pick one of our pricing options that best fit your schedule. Try us out for some seasonal months, or stick with us the full year!
Torch Club gives youth the opportunity to develop their leadership skills through service to their 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 and community, and social recreation.
Keystone is Boys & Girls Club of Americas (BGCA) premiere teen character and leadership program. The 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.
Develops teens leadership skills through experiences in and out of the club. This leadership development program includes hands-on activities, exploring topics such as identity, passion, personal branding, voice, teamwork, goal setting, as well as activities to prepare them for the Youth of the Year selection process. Each year, one deserving teen will be selected to represent Maxwell AFB as their 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.
To become or receive a youth sponsor fill out the Youth/Teen Sponsor Profile Form or one can be picked up in person at Youth Center front desk, the School Liaison office, or the Maxwell AFB Housing office. Then email it back to the Youth Center Director at
Our sponsors help other youth by providing them with information they will like to know about Maxwell AFB-Gunter Annex and the surrounding community. It is a fun, exciting and rewarding program that helps youth transition from here to there! Being a youth sponsor will provide the youth with a less stressful and challenging move. The most important part a Youth Sponsor is to be a friend and to make them feel welcome at their new community.
This program matches youth ages 9-18 coming to Maxwell AFB-Gunter Annex with volunteer sponsors their own age. This will enable them to become familiar with the base and the surrounding area. We also work with children departing Maxwell AFB-Gunter Annex for other bases. If you are leaving Maxwell AFB-Gunter Annex, we make every effort to contact your receiving base and get you a sponsor there. Below is information on becoming a sponsor and requesting sponsorship for Maxwell AFB-Gunter Annex.
220 S. Turner Blvd
Gunter Annex AL 36115, Building 1
351 E. Maxwell Blvd
Maxwell AFB AL 36112, Building 1
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