Youth & Teen Programs

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Youth and Teen Programs

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Spring Break Cooking Classes

Ages: 4-9

Looking for something to do over your spring break? What better way to celebrate a week off school than making some delicious food and developing culinary skills! Join us for this special class as we make and enjoy a variety of spring time favorites. You will have the opportunity to eat your creations in class as well as take some home.  Any experience level is welcome for these classes.

Location: Stanwood-Camano YMCA Nutrition Center

Registration: February 14, 2017-April 3


Monday, April 3, 4-6 pm                                      

Reg. Descrip: JRSBCHEF0403                  

Reg. Session: 17SPR1                           

Class Num: 82143  


Tuesday, April 4, 4-6 pm

Reg. Descrip: JRSBCHEF0404

Reg. Session: 17SPR1

Class Num: 82144


Price: $15 facility Member/$20 Program Member 





Spring Break Teen Cooking

Ages: 10-17


Looking for something to do over your spring break? What better way to celebrate the holidays than a day of baking delicious treats? Join us for this special class as we make and enjoy a variety of snacks and treats. You will have the opportunity to eat one of our creations in class and can bring the other food home to share with the entire family.  Any experience level is welcome for these classes. 

Location: Stanwood-Camano YMCA Nutrition Center 

Registration: February 25-April 6


Thursday, April 6, 4-6 pm

Reg. Descrip: TEENSBCHEF0406

Reg. Session: 17SPR1

Class Num: 82145


Price: $15 Facility Member/$20 Program Member  


Kids’ Night Out                                                                                                         

AGES: 4-12                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Looking for a time where your kids can have a blast while you take some time for yourself? Then we have just the event for you! Kids’ Night Out provides the perfect night for parents to take some time for themselves while we watch the kids! We will engage them in games, activities, crafts, as well as time in our gym and Adventure Zone! Plus, we will provide them with dinner. Make it a play date too and invite some of their friends. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity!

Registration:                                                                                                                                                                                    Feb. 22-April 8 for April 8 event                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Class#: 82131                                                                                                                                        

Dates/Times:                                                                                                                                                                                   Saturday, April 8, 5-9 pm

–Theme: Safari Exploration                                                                                                                      

Price: $20 per child for Program/Facility members


CONTACT: Taylor Berghuis, E, P 360 572 3399






SPRING FLING                                                                  

All Ages Welcome!

Join us in the gym on Saturday, April 15, from 2-4 pm for our Spring Fling! We will have a variety of stations with numerous activities that you and the whole family will enjoy. Plus we will play organized games, enjoy a snack, and have a variety of crafts. This event is free for YMCA facility members and a great way to connect with other families. In the YMCA gym.


Saturday, April 15, 2-4 pm


Free to Facility Members



DATE NIGHT                                                                              

AGES: 4-12                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Enjoy a date night to yourself while we watch the kids! They will have a blast at the Y while you can go out and enjoy dinner and a movie. We will provide your kids dinner and we will play games in the gym, adventure zone, and watch a kid-friendly movie. Make it a play date too for your kids and invite their friends. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity!

Registration:                                                                                                                                                                         March 15-April 20 for April 21 event   

                                                                                                                                                  Class#: 82599

Dates/Times:                                                                                                                                                                                 Friday, April 21, 6-9 pm

Price:  $20 per child for Program/Facility members


CONTACT:                                                                                                                                                                Taylor Berghuis, Family Programs Coordinator, P 360 572 3399 E




10 am-1 pm

Join us for Healthy Kids Day®, a special day of fun and activities meant to help build on the incredible potential inside each and every child. Branch activities include:

-Klesick Farms


-Girl Scouts of Western Washington


-Sylvan Learning Center


-Northwest School of Martial Arts


-Camano Island State Park 

-And so much more!

COOKING SKILLS FOR LIFE - Junior Chef’s Academy

New recipes!! Learn a lifelong skill, have a good time, and get messy all while creating and tasting delicious foods and treats! We will integrate culinary skills such as dicing, sautéing, kneading, and baking.

Ages: 4-9

Dates: Tuesdays 5:30-6:30 pm    

May 2–June 6

Class# 82600

Thursdays 5-6 pm                         

May 4–June 8

Class# 82601

Registration Open: March 22-May 4

Facility Members $55, Program Members $70


Contact: Taylor Berghuis,,

or via phone @ 360 572 3399.


DEVELOP A LASTING PASSION - Tween/Teen Chef’s Academy

Create delicious food, explore healthy eating habits, discover new recipes, and develop a lifelong passion. Join us for this highly interactive culinary class to inspire a new generation!

Ages: 9-18

Dates: Thursdays 6:30-7:30 pm

May 4-June 8

Registration: March 22-May 4

Class# 82602

Fees: Facility Members $55, Program Members $70

Contact: Taylor Berghuis,; 360 572 3399



Come join us afterschool to relax, visit our teen café, or challenge your friends to a game of pool, ping pong or Wii U.

Teen Café will offer snacks, smoothies and yoguccinos.

We also have dodgeball games starting at around 3 for students to participate in. 

Free and open to all middle and high school students

Times: Monday - Friday 2:15-6:30 pm

Location: YMCA Youth Development Center

Contact: Elizabeth Hanna,

The Stanwood-Camano School District has neither reviewed nor approved the program, personnel, activities or organization announced in this flier, and undertakes no responsibility to supervise these events. This is not a district sponsored or
endorsed event.




STAND UP SPEAK OUT -Youth & Government


Students grades 8-12 hone their opinions and have their voices heard on the issues that matter to them. Participants will develop public speaking skills, write legislative bills, and debate important current issues with peers. Program culminates in a trip to Olympia where participants put their new skills to use.

DATES: Tuesdays 3:30-4:30 pm, November 15 - May 6

FEES: FM: $450, PM: $475

CONTACT: Elizabeth Hanna, P 360 572 3401 E      


MY ACHIEVERS PROGRAM - Stanwood High School School

Stanwood High School & Lincoln Hill High School: Mondays at LHHS commons, Wednesdays at SHS library 2:10-4:00.

Students receive healthy snacks, homework time, listen to guest speakers, perform community service activities, attend college tours, and participate in field trips. This program helps keep kids active and engaged, resulting in improved academic achievement, leadership development, and self-confidence.

There is plenty of room for students who would like to participate. Pre registration is required. Please contact Elizabeth Hanna or visit the YMCA Programs Office or School Office for more information.