Youth and Teen Center (YTC) at The Barn
5853 Robert Oliver Place
(Located in Oakland Mills
Village Center in The Barn)
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Watch Video of 2011 Teen Advisory Committee
directions to YTC at the Barn
Hanging out at the Youth and Teen Center (YTC) at The Barn is a
fun, safe way for teens and pre-teens to socialize
and participate in recreational and educational
programs. Columbia and Howard County kids ages
9 to 18 are welcomed year round with after-school,
summer time and some weekend activities and programs
that are designed to promote self-esteem and to
develop life skills.
YTC @ The Barn is a multi-purpose, two-story facility where teens can access a computer lab, watch movies or play Wii even XBOX on a large flat screen TV or enjoy billiard tables, air hockey, ping pong table and various board games in the recreation room. Upstairs features a mini-gym for basketball, volleyball and other games and activities, as well as a snack bar run by the entrepreneurial program
Center registration form
The Drop-In Recreation
Program: The Drop-In Recreation Program: Mon-Fri, 2-6:00PM (School Year), Registration required for The Drop-In. Serving all of Howard County and Columbia. The program operates year round, after school, during the summer and some weekends. Recreational and educational programs are designed to promote self-esteem and develop relevant life skills. Check YTC Monthly Activities calendar for the special activity planned for each day. Like us on FB Open to registered YTC participants 9-18 years old. Registration fee, $25.
Join the 4-H Community Club @ YTC at the Barn
Be a part of 4-H and learn valuable life skills through informal hands-on education. Workshops, special interest activities such as arts and crafts, photography, entrepreneur education and more! Click here for more information.
Art Attack: After-School Enrichment Program:
After-School Enrichment Program: 2nd Mondays of the monthÂ
Creative art projects brought to you by the Columbia Art Center. Registration fee - $25/$10 materials fee. Fees are per class.Â
For Girls Only Club For G.I.R.L.S (Growing Inspiring Respectful young Ladies for Success) Only Club. Become a FGO member. Enjoy monthly empowerment meetings designed to increase self-worth and awareness. Participate in college tours, go to concerts and visit museums. It's all about you. FGO meets every 4th Thursday of the month 5-6:30pm
Watch Columbia Matters teen segment with Rene Buckmon, Program Manager.
Super Teen Birthday Parties For ages 13 -18. Unique birthday parties, customized just for your day. Go elegant, go festive. Themes you select. We make it happen. Arrange a consultation with our Super Teen organizer. Click here for more information.
Rentals: YTC at The Barn is available for teen
birthday parties or for teen organizations needing
meeting space. Reservations should be made at
least one month in advance. A security deposit
is due at rental contract signing. The YTC
team will assist you in customizing birthday parties
and other events. Meeting space is offered free
to youth groups. YTC does not rent
to individuals who want to host profit-making
events, regardless of whether such events are
teen related. Call 410-992-3726 to find out more.
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