Youth Programs



Main Number: (501) 987-6355


Building 1992
Address: 1992 Arkansas Blvd
Little Rock AFB, AR 72099

Summer Hours

Youth Programs
Monday - Friday: 1 - 6 p.m.

School in session Hours

School Days:

Youth Programs
Monday - Thursday: 2 - 6 p.m. (ages 9-18)
Friday: 2 - 7 p.m. (ages 9-18)

School Out Days:

Youth Programs
Monday - Friday: 1 - 6 p.m. (ages 9-18)
Saturday: 12 - 3 p.m. (ages 9-18)

School Age Care (grades Kindergarten through 12)
Monday - Friday: 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.


Upcoming Events


Introduce Your Child to the LRAFB Family

We are looking for kids age 9-18 who want to make new friends, discover new interests, develop into productive citizens, and have fun! We focus on these categories when planning the programs: character and leadership development, education and career development, health and life skills, the arts, informal youth sports, fitness and recreation. 

NEW! Non-DoD civilians are now authorized to use Youth Programs, Open Rec, and School Age Care.

To learn more about our nationally accredited programs for school-age children, call: (501) 987-6355!

Cost: $50 for annual membership or $2/day.

* Non-DoD is $100 for annual membership or $2/day.


What We Offer



The Youth Programs offer a wide variety of social activities:

  • Computer lab --offers monitored internet access, computer games, and reading materials
  • Video game consoles (Play station II, X-Box, and Dreamcast) with a wide variety of all the most current video games
  • Entertainment center that offers the opportunity to view the latest movies on a big screen TV and listen to your favorite CD on the high-quality sound system
  • Table top games like foosball, pool tables, air hockey are also available.

School Age Care

Nationally Accredited Programs for School-Age Children

Our School Age Care is for children in kindergarten through sixth grade (age 12). The program consists of before-school care, after-school care, and a full-time vacation program. We also offer care on days when school is in operation for half-days or during school record days. It is designed to provide many opportunities for children to broaden their horizons, engage in sports and recreational activities, and develop interests and skills that will continue into adulthood. The program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation. Our staff has an extensive training process that gives them the knowledge and skills to offer the highest quality of programming. We also encourage and support your child's development, allow them to explore and build on their interests, promote freedom of choice, and help your child grow into competent, independent, and productive citizens.

Call for additional information, including registration deadlines, fees and programs. (501) 987-6355!

Youth Programs @ LRAFB

Torch Club
Tuesdays, 4:30 p.m For members age 9-12. Join the Torch Club, a Boys & Girls Club program that brings young people together to participate in activities geared towards recreation and community service. FREE with a Youth Center Membership.

Passport to Manhood This is a new program geared towards young men, ages 8-17, to promote positive values and responsible behavior. You must be a YC member or pay guest fee to participate.

Keystone Club
1st and 3rd Friday of each month. This club is designed for teens, ages 13-18, to develop character and leadership skills through community involvement, electing club officials, attending regional and national conferences, holding fund-raisers, and planning and implementing events for the local community.

4-H Clubs
4-H Clubs meet on a regular basis. During meetings youth have fun as they learn new skills, participate in group projects and develop leadership skills as they work together with others.

For more information, visit 4-H clubs.

Congressional Award Program

The Congressional Award is the United States Congress’ award for young Americans. It is non-partisan, voluntary, and non-competitive. The program is open to all 14 to 23 year olds. You can register for the program once you reach 13 and ½ years of age. Earning the Award is a fun and interesting way to get more involved in something you already enjoy or something you’d like to try for the first time.

Participants earn Bronze, Silver, and Gold Congressional Award Metals. Each level involves setting goals in four program areas; Volunteer Public Service, Personal Development, Physical, and Expedition/Exploration.

For more information visit, the Congressional Award website or call Youth Programs at 501-987-6355.

Boys and Girls Club Programs (BGCA)
The program provides high-quality programs and curriculums that traditional Boys & Girls Clubs provide.

For more information, visit BGCA online.

Request Childcare Online (MCC) is a Department of Defense website for military families seeking child care. This site will allow families to search for and request care from a wide range of military operated and military subsidized child care options across all Services to include Child Development Centers, School Age Programs, and Family Child Care Homes.

Create your account and get started! Visit,

Non-DoD Youth Patron waiver

Non-DoD civilians are now authorized to use Youth Programs, Open Rec, and School Age Care. View waiver.

Open Rec (ages 9-18 yrs) offers Boys & Girls Clubs of America activities and School Age Care (ages K-12 yrs) national accredited program offers weekly child care before/after school and summer camp. Contact Youth Programs for more information.

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