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Samuel Banks

Assistant Director

Matrice Brooks (


Bldg 4700 Yuma Rd.

Joint Base Andrews, Maryland 




(301) 981-5430

(301) 981-5636

Hours of Operation

Business Office:

Mon-Fri: 6:00am-5:30pm


SAC (School-age care): 

Mon-Fri: 6:00am-6:00pm


YP After 3 Hours (after re-opening): 


Mon-Fri: 3:00pm-6:00pm


Mon-Fri: 3:00pm-6:00pm

Sat: *Opened only for Special Events & Activities

Closed Sundays, AFDW Family Days & Holidays


Summer Hours

SDC (Summer Day Camp): 

Mon-Fri: 6:00am-6:00pm


Mon-Fri: 1:00pm-6:00pm


Mon-Fri: 4:00pm-6:00pm


*Special programming/camps for teens & pre-teens will be advertised.


Closed Weekends, AFDW Family Days & Federal Holidays

*Currently, programs are held virtually and advertised on the Joint Base Andrews Youth Programs' Facebook page.







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Joint Base Andrews' Youth Programs offer a well-rounded and wide range of activities in sports, instructional classes, social programs, before and after school care, and summer day camp programs for youth and teens. The facility encompasses five classrooms, a S.T.E.A.M. COI (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math Center of Innovation), two computer labs, a dance studio, movie theater, concessions, table games, a dedicated space for teens, a lounge, indoor gymnasium and outdoor basketball court.


The center is open to eligible youth year round, except for AFDW Family Days & Federal Holidays. The annual membership fee for open recreation is $120 (Jan-Dec) for youth/teens ages 6-18 years. Fee-based instructional classes include dance, taekwondo, gymnastics and piano. Team sports in basketball, softball, baseball, soccer, cheerleading and flag football are also offered for a fee based on age and member/non-member status. 

We are affiliated with the Boys & Girls Club of America (BGCA) and 4-H, and offer a wide variety of their programs daily, weekly and monthly. Through these organizations and Air Force Youth Programs, we strive to make an impact by promoting youth development life skills, healthy lifestyles, academic success, good character and leadership. Parents are always encouraged to become involved in our program as volunteers to help us meet and exceed our goals.

All Youth Programs are drug, tobacco, and alcohol-free. 

*For more information, visit the Department of the Air Force's Child and Youth Programs' YP page.

*Visit the Home Page for information on any additional upcoming events at the Youth Center!

*For more information regarding our available programs, please visit the links listed under "Our Services" (below).

Return to Care Memo


Download the memo here.

Download the form here.

Instructional Classes


Instructional classes are currently held virtually and registration is completed through the Youth Center’s Business Office. ​Instructional classes offered are: Dance, Piano, Gymnastics and Taekwondo. For fees and informational packets, contact the Youth Center Business Office.

  • Dance Classes:

Ballet and Tap classes held for ages 3 and older – Instructor: Ms. CJ Hitchcock​

  • Gymnastic Classes:

Tumbling Toddlers & Gymnastics for ages 3 and older – Instructor: Ms. CJ Hitchcock

  • Piano:

Piano Lesson (Conventional and Electronic Piano) for ages 5 and up – Instructor: Ms. Donna Ashby

  • Taekwondo:

Marital Art Classes for ages 6-16 – Instructor: Master Lynette Love, 1988 Gold Medalist


AFSVC Youth Space & Leadership Camps

Download the form here.

AF 88 – Membership Form


Download the form here.

Instructional Class Registration Form


Download the form here

Child Care Aware of America Programs

Child Care Aware of America Programs (CCA) are designed to assist military families who do not have access to child care programs on the installation to find child care off of the installation. CCA will also help with fee assistance, if the family and the child care program they select are eligible.

Families must be on the installation waiting lists through to qualify for fee assistance from CCA. Visit

Click here for Military Family Types and DoD Priority.

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