Mon-Fri: 3:00pm-7:00pm

Sat: 11:00am-5:00pm

Closed for Special Events or Field Trips, Sundays, AFDW Family Days & Federal Holidays

Summer Hours

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

Closed Weekends, AFDW Family Days & Federal Holidays

Bldg 4700 Yuma Rd.
Joint Base Andrews, Maryland
(301) 981-5430
(301) 981-5636

Teen Coordinator

Vanessa Johnson

Teen Programs

From character development to fitness and recreation, our teen programs offer a wide variety of challenging, informational and fun activities.

Teen members have their own dedicated space upstairs that allows them to socialize with friends, do homework, express their creativity through our digital arts programs, play board games, virtual video games or play pool.

The area includes two big-screen TVs with surround sound, two locations for video gaming, as well as a teen/KEYSTONE and Torch Club meeting room. There’s also a high-tech computer lab equipped with Apple computers and printers.

Programs and specialized resources are available for teens to look for jobs, get college scholarship information, and volunteering opportunities.

Our affiliation with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA), 4-H and Air Force Youth Programs, offers the opportunities to present a variety of diversified programs with measurable positive outcomes to benefit our teen population.


A few of our programs that focus on Character and Leadership Development, Education and Career Development, Health and Life Skills, the Arts, and Sports, Fitness and Recreation include:


  • Andrews Revolution Keystone Club
  • S.T.E.A.M. COI (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math Center of Innovation)
  • Teen Week Trips (during the summer) and Special Events
  • Triple Play
  • Career Launch
  • Teen Job Bank
  • Congressional Award Opportunities
  • President’s Volunteer Award Program
  • Instructional Classes
  • Military Youth of the Year
  • Passport to Manhood
  • Smart Girls
  • and much more!
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PCS-ing to Joint Base Andrews

Teens, are you moving to the Joint Base Andrews area? We know moving to a new area and not knowing what to expect or having any friends when you arrive can be difficult.

To make the move easier, complete the youth sponsorship form below and you can have a peer to talk to, answer your questions, and ease the transition into the unknown!

Remember, you are ALWAYS welcomed at the Youth Center!!

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Youth Sponsorship Program

The Youth Sponsorship Program is available to youth family members of active-duty, retired and reserve military, as well as youth dependents of DOD civilians.

The Youth Sponsorship Program has active volunteers at Youth Programs to welcome incoming youth and assist with their transition to Joint Base Andrews.

Students moving to JBA can participate in the Youth Sponsorship Program (YSP) designed to assist incoming youth (grades 1-12) with their transition to JBA. Youth Sponsors are paired with incoming youth to help alleviate some of the initial stressors of relocating.

By establishing a peer-to-peer connection between youth currently on JBA and youth moving here, incoming youth can meet and make friends, learn more about schools surrounding the base, join clubs and activities, and make connections within the community!

As you know, packing up your belongings, saying goodbye to friends, and moving to a new place and maybe even a new country can be tough.

But it can be very exciting too! Youth Sponsorship is one way to make the stress of moving a bit easier. The goal of the Youth Sponsorship program is to provide new youth who are moving to Joint Base Andrews an avenue to get connected with new people and activities.

This is also a good way for them to find out information about Joint Base Andrews and the surrounding area. Please take a moment to complete the information below. We will keep your application on file and when we have a request for youth sponsorship that matches up with your age or interests, we will contact you.

If you are interested in requesting a Youth Sponsor from Joint Base Andrews for your child, please click the link below:

Youth Sponsorship Request Form

If you have any questions about the Youth Sponsorship Program, please e-mail the YP Assistant Director, Matrice Brooks at


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