Blog Archive


Honorees: Principal William H. Walker and Lincoln School Teachers under Mr. Walker. Community leaders: Mrs. LaVeeda Gardner Mrs. Colleen Powe. The teachers are: Laura Tate, James Polk, Earl Burris, Ronald O’Neal, Ozeneva Hite, Laura Ricks, Arminta Woods, Bella Claybrooks, Dorothy Coleman, Theresa Bryant. Martha Vaughn, and Helen Mason.
by centralia youth center / March 7, 2019 /In


CCYC held its 2018 Summer Camp for kids. Fishing trip, boat rides, zoo trip, cooking class, painting class, a writing and reading class….Thanks to all that helped make this a successful CCYC Summer Camp!
by centralia youth center / February 3, 2019 /In

Color Sensations

Thursday March 3rd was a day for a great color adventure! CCYC Color Sensations was a great opportunity to relax, enjoy friends and others as community members expressed themselves with colors and ideas of expressions of color. Great conversations and fun!
by centralia youth center / March 8, 2018 /In

CCYC Summer Camp

Area Youth enjoyed a great summer in 2017 with The CCYC! Over 1,000 children were fed! Many children attended our 4 weeks of camp. They had a lot of fun swimming, boating, fishing, frisbee golf, and learning to cook with The University of Illinois Extension School. The kids took a trip to The St. Louis […]
by centralia youth center / March 6, 2018 /In

Christmas 2017

This year’s Kid’s Christmas Party was held on Saturday, Dec 23rd. There were over a dozen bicycles and may, many toys given away! No child went away with empty arms. Hot dogs and chips were also provided for everyone along with cookies. Thank you to all our sponsors and wonderful volunteers for help in obtaining […]
by centralia youth center / March 2, 2018 /In

St Louis Zoo Trip

The kids had a great time at the zoo on St Louis A fun trip and an another learning experience Your help and support is surely needed. Thanks!
by centralia youth center / February 27, 2018 /In

A Night Of Blues

The Centralia Cultural Society was the place to be on Saturday, Dec 9th! The Presswoods, a father and son duo, kicked off the evening with their great rhythm and beats to some familiar and fabulous music. Ivan and Alan got the audience clapping and singing along with their one hour program. A variety of finger […]
by centralia youth center / February 27, 2018 /In