Stan Bassett Youth Center
After School Daily Activities
Summer Age Groups
Youth Center Daily Drop-In and Summer Trips are open to youth entering 3rd to 8th grade for the 2022-2023 school year, no exceptions.
Summer Daily Drop-In
Youth will participate in fun filled arts and crafts activities, STEM activities, active games and more. Summer Drop-In Programs will be held Monday through Thursday afternoons, with activities from 12:00 pm to 5:30 pm! There are no "re-entry" privileges; youth exiting the program for the day will not be readmitted.
The Stan Bassett Youth Center (SBYC) offers a wide variety of summer trips to area attractions and events. Trip include adventures to the Point Defiance Zoo, beach days, the Woodland Park Zoo day, hikes/nature walks, and many more. Summer trips provide youth with an opportunity to bond with other youth, and to visit a wide range of attractions which they may otherwise be unable to visit. Check out the list of summer trips: SBYC Summer Trip Flyer.
Summer Trip Registration
Summer trips require a separate registration. Summer trips open for registration on May 23, 2022, register online or in person at the Stan Bassett Youth Center between noon and 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Register Online: Summer Trip Registration
Please Note: Space is EXTREMELY limited. Space is limited for each trip, trip spots can only be reserved with registration and when required, payment.
Staff and Volunteers
Virtual Learning ResourcesThe 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
Facility InformationThe 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
HoursOpen Monday through Friday
School Year Hours
2:00 to 6:00 PM
Early School Release Hours
12:30 to 6:00 PM
Summer & School Closure Hours
Noon to 5:00 PM