Youth Programs

Before and After School Care

  • Club AM and PM Explorers is offering before and after school care for elementary school students at Cherrydale Elementary every day that school is in session.
  • Club AM: starts at 6 a.m.
  • PM Explorers: closes at 6 p.m.
  • Pre-registration is required and payments will be taken at the Community Center.
  • Full-time and multiple child discounts are available.

Ukulele Classes

  • Tuesdays for the musically inclined (and for those who want to be). Instructor Don Yoder Ed.D. will have you strumming like an Islander in no time!
  • Tuesdays
  • Beginners: 4 - 5 p.m. 
  • Intermediate: 5 - 6 p.m.
  • Advanced: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Junior Explorers with Ms Melody

  • Come explore with us!  Class will prepare 3 - 6 year olds for school success. We'll sing, dance and explore new things while learning letters, numbers and so much more!   Junior Explorers Flyer

  • Monday - Thursday
    • 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    • Registration is required at the Steilacoom Community Center
    • Questions?  Call 253-983-2056


  • We have very active scouting programs for both boys and girls from kindergarten through 5th grade.
  • Monday - Thursday after school

Polynesian Dance Class

Traditional Okinawan Karate-Do

  • Do you want to learn the basics of this very disciplined activity? We have a world champion coach who wants to share her expertise with you.
  • Instructor: Katsumi Davis
  • Tuesday - Thursday
  • 6 - 7 p.m. (under 13 years)
  • 7 - 8:30 p.m. (13 years or older)