Teen Center 2017-09-13T15:11:34+00:00

Teen Center

Upcoming Events

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Nakayoshi Youth Programs Center, Building 449
Kadena DSN • 634-3866

Hours of Operation
Front Desk
Monday – Friday • 11 am – 6 pm
Saturdays, Sundays, & Holidays • Closed

Recreation Room Hours of Operation
School Year
Monday – Thursday • 2 pm – 6 pm
Fridays • 2 pm – 11 pm
Saturdays • 4 pm – 9 pm
Sundays • Closed

School Breaks 
Monday – Thursday • Noon – 6 pm
Fridays • Noon – 11 pm
Saturdays • 4 pm – 9 pm
Sundays • Closed

Middle & High School Half Days
Monday – Thursday • Noon – 6 pm
Fridays • Noon – 11 pm

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Services

The Kadena Teen Center is a facility with a free-spirited atmosphere catered to teen only enjoyment. It is a great place for teens to hang out and develop skills that are either handy to have, or personal. We keep teens busy, and you can feel good knowing your teen is having fun in a safe and supervised environment.

We offer a variety of clubs, we go on unique and adventurous field trips, we teach countless classes, and teens can also have a great time at our events like dances and lock-ins.

The best part? Membership is free!

Teen Sponsors
PCSing to Okinawa? If you’d like a teen sponsor, please email 18fss.teencenter@us.af.mil for more information!

We have a huge Multi-Purpose Room that houses:
• A DJ counter
• Gaming consoles (XBox 360, XBox One, Game Cube, Wii, Playstation, and PS4) with a selection of over 400 video games
• Pool Tables
• Ping Pong Tables

We also have:
• An Indoor Basketball Court
• Four designated homework computers with printer

Keystone Club
Are you a leader? Do you want to have input into the programming here at the Teen Center? Do you want to make a difference in your community? If you answered yes to any of these questions join us every Monday for our Keystone meetings. Be heard and make a difference.

SMART Girls 
Ladies, don’t just be a girl, be a SMART Girl! Learn the importance of a healthy attitude and lifestyle including:
• Eating right
• Staying fit
• Proper hygiene

Passport to Manhood (Man Up!)
Passport to Manhood promotes and teaches responsibility among young men. It consists of sessions concentrating on a specific aspect or character and manhood through highly interactive activities. Each participant receives his own “passport” to underscore the notion that he is on a personal journey of maturation and growth.

Power Hour & Goals for Graduation
Earn Power Hour points for doing your work and redeem them for prizes throughout the year. Points are awarded for:
• Homework assistance
• Study groups
• SAT prep
• Help with college applications

Cooking Club
Join us on Fridays as we teach basic cooking techniques and explore the foods around the world.

Fine Arts Club
Find your inner Picasso with the Fine Arts Club. We’ll teach you the basics of painting, drawing, and other forms of arts.

Photography Club
Are you interested in taking pictures and capturing memories? Come to Photography Club where you will learn the basics of angles, basic photo editing, different perspectives and more!

Oki Otaku Gamer’s Club
Interested in board and video games? Join the Gamer’s Club where you can participate in tournaments, learn fundamentals of new video games and challenge other members to battle you in versus games.

Boxing Club
Interested in learning to box? Join the Boxing Club and learn the basics of boxing including foot work, basic maneuvers, punches, training on the heavy bag and speed bag, and other techniques!

Teen Talk Club
Do you have something on your chest? Do you need answers to questions you can’t just ask anyone? Come to Teen Talk and join us in a games show full of life topics, where nothing is off limits and you can get the answers you need!

Fit Factor & Healthy Snack
Every Tuesday we’ll select an activity. Then we’ll turn off the video games and movies and just play! Following the activity, teens get a healthy snack and refreshing drink!