Stan Bassett Youth Center
The Stan Basset Youth Center (SBYC) free-flowing activity philosophy promotes the growth of youth through a wide range of group and individual educational, recreational, technological, and cultural activities.
The Ellensburg Youth Center will be open for an After School program Monday through Friday, from 12:30 pm to 6:00 pm. Youth in 3rd to 8th grade will receive homework help and also participate in fun filled arts and crafts activities, STEM activities, active games and more!
All youth are required to be registered prior to attending the Youth Center. This registration is different from youth registration from previous school years. Youth arriving without registration will not be allowed in the building.
Registration is required for each week of, with space EXTREMELY limited. Please note, youth consistently missing days MAY be removed from the program to allow youth youth to attend. If your child/children will not attend for a particular day, or you plan to change your schedule, please notify the Youth Center.
The Youth Center will follow all social distancing and disinfection guidelines, while providing a wide range of fun filled activities. All youth will be required to wear a mask as well as undergo a simple health screening as required by the CDC and WA DOH.
Staff and Volunteers
Youth are supervised and instructed by a well trained staff and countless talented, dedicated, passionate volunteers. Parents and community members are always welcome to visit the center and/or volunteer.
Virtual Learning Resources
The Youth Center has compiled a list of Virtual Learning Resources to help engage youth in learning at home. Subjects include Reading, Math, Science, Music, Foreign Language, Nutrition, Physical Education Virtual Learning Resources
The Youth Center is comprised of a large games room, lounge area, and computer lab.
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Youth Programs Coordinator
406 E. Capitol
Ellensburg, WA 98926
P. (509) 925-8604
Open Monday through Friday
School Year Hours
3:00 to 7:00 PM
Early School Release Hours
1:00 to 7:00 PM
Summer & School Closure Hours
Noon to 5:00 PM