|After-School Teen Centers - United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania||Operates two after-school teen centers to provide youth (ages 12-18) with free social, educational, and recreational opportunities in a safe environment. The Bellevue Center is located at 531 Emmett Street in Scranton and is open Monday to Friday from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. The Oppenheim Center is located at 1004 Jackson Street in Scranton and is open Monday to Friday from 3:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Dinner is served each evening and transportation is available for Oppenheim programs. Structured activities such as health education presentations, tutoring, and soccer are coordinated by staff, and participants also have the option of partaking in activities such as basketball or working in the computer lab.||Lackawanna||Youth Programs||United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania|
|Boys & Girls Club of Somerset County Inc. Youth Center||Single location that offers a wide variety of services and activities for youth.||Somerset||Boys & Girls Club of Somerset County Inc.||Boys and Girls Club of Somerset County|
|Brownson House||Provides recreational youth program (Football, Basketball, Boxing, Cheerleading Youth Flag Football and Indoor Rec. Soccer); Summer playground ; adult volleyball; high school summer basketball (boys and girls); youth lacrosse. Vernon C. Neal Sportsplex Soccer U-8 to high school and adult pick up. Youth Flag Football, Summer In-Line Hockey, Summer Girls Jr. High Volleyball)||Washington||Brownson House||Brownson House|
|Centre County Youth Service Bureau Bellefonte Youth Center||Provides a safe, structured (supervised) environment for youth in the Bellefonte area||Centre||Centre County Youth Service Bureau Bellefonte Youth Center||Centre County Youth Service Bureau|
|City Rescue Mission - Youth Minsitry||Offers ministry and mentoring events and activities to children and youth in our community.||Lawrence||City Rescue Mission||City Rescue Mission|
|Cornerstone Youth Center||Youth center provides a way for youth to form trusting relationships with people who are dedicated to listening to their hurts, encouraging their hearts, and nurturing them in Christian faith. Provide healthy and safe activities.
||Lancaster||Cornerstone Youth Center||Cornerstone Youth Center|
|CrossNet Ministries - Youth||- Youth Center: A safe place for youth in grades 6-12 to connect with one another, have recreation, free meals and caring volunteers.
- Mentoring: Offers students a place to have safe relationships with caring adults who will listen, encourage and teach life skills. One-to-one mentoring provides a student the opportunity to reach their full potential.
- Free After School Tutoring: Offers a safe place to receive one-to-one tutoring in a variety of subjects.
- Cross Jr: An after school program for youth in grades 2-5.||Lancaster||CrossNet Ministries - Youth||CrossNet Ministries|
|Easton Area Community Center||Community center offers after-school programs, arts instruction, athletic programs, literacy instruction, recreation/leisure activities, substance abuse education/prevention, tutoring and homework help for children and adolescents.
Offer a Children Food Program through PA Department of Education. Provide any youth through the age of 18 dinner during the school year (do not have to be a member).
Mon-Fri: Year-round dinner provided to anyone under 18 at 5:30pm
Mon-Thurs: 5pm dinner provided from 6/23 to 8/13 to adults and children||Northampton||Easton Area Community Center||Easton Area Community Center|
|Education and Career Development Boys and Girls Club of NEPA||We enable young people to become proficient in basic educational disciplines, apply leaning to everyday situations and embrace technology to optimize employability. We enable youth to develop aspirations for the future through career and educational enhancement.
POWER Hour, our homework and tutoring program, is another activity in this area. Immediately after school, youth are given time to study, read, or finish homework with the help of staff and volunteers. Our computer lab is staffed by an area substitute teacher.
||Lackawanna||Boys and Girls Club of NEPA||Boys and Girls Club of NEPA|
|Factory Ministries - Factory Youth Center||Open Door Nights: Students come together and connect with one another in a safe place. Facilities include basketball, video game systems, ping pong, pool and fooseball tables, board games, video and a room for dodgeball, hockey and other recreational activities. There is also a lesson time.
Mentoring: The factory has many dedicated volunteers who meet individually with the teens. This allows the staff a chance to cultivate friendships and a opportunity to counsel and offer help and support.
||Lancaster||Factory Ministries - Together Community Center||Factory Ministries|
|Family Service Association of Bucks County - The Teen Center||Drop- In center. Confidential place where teens can vent about their problems and get support from caring professionals and others who are going through similar struggles. All teens ages 14-19 are welcome.||Bucks||Family Service - The Teen Center||Family Service Association of Bucks County|
|For The Cause - Berwick - Teen Center||3,500 sq feet of recreation and socializing space, with areas designated for group and quiet study, tutoring, and a small rehearsal space for musicians. Gaming tables and lounge areas with wifi access for hanging out. Food vending options will be available through For The Cause Kids Cafe, free of charge. Youth Action Board, comprised of high school students, and staff work together to identify programmatic interests and needs of students. Will serve as a volunteer hub for students looking to engage in the community.||Columbia||For the Cause - Berwick||For The Cause - Berwick |
|Gloria Gates Foundation - Youth Center||Youth Center for at risk children and youth living in specified subsidized housing.||Blair||Gloria Gates Foundation||Gloria Gates Foundation|
|Greater Susquehanna Valley YMCA - Milton Teen Center||Offers activities and programming for teens during the school year; closed during summer months.||Northumberland||Greater Susquehanna Valley YMCA - Milton Branch||Greater Susquehanna Valley YMCA|
|Greater Susquehanna Valley YMCA - Sunbury Degenstein Youth Center||Provides after school activities, weekend events, special events, senior involvement, and volunteerism opportunities to the community at large. The primary mission of the Degenstein Youth Center is to help participants grow in spirit, mind, and body while strengthening family life and involvement in the community. Hours of center are Monday through Thursday from 5:00pm to 8:00pm during school year; closed during summer months.||Northumberland||Greater Susquehanna Valley YMCA - Sunbury Branch||Greater Susquehanna Valley YMCA|
|Lebanon Valley Family YMCA - Freer Family Community Youth Center||The Lebanon Valley Family YMCA has a FREE Youth Center for children who are in or entering 6th-12th grade. Children do not have to have a YMCA membership to attend. The program offers encouragement, fun, and leadership in our community. Program and facilities include homework help, video and table games, supervised gym games, healthy cooking classes, and special events. Coming in 2017 - a Community Garden||Lebanon||Lebanon Valley Family YMCA A.L. Hanford Center||Lebanon Valley Family YMCA|
|Lighthouse Youth Center||Staffed by volunteers who provide fellowship and social activities for area youth. Building relationships with the children is an important aspect of the program. Summer camp and weekend retreats are also included.
Volunteer Opportunities available.
Monday through Friday
2:30 p.m. program rooms open and free snack
4:00 p.m. Art, music and organized programs in our 2 gymnasiums
5:00 p.m. Free supper
5:30 p.m. Lighthouse Learning Hour (homework assistance and study time)
In house homework help station
Youth Birthday Club
Free meal provided each day; call for more information
||Lancaster||Lighthouse Youth Center||Lighthouse Youth Center|
|McGlynn Center||After-school homework help
Educational and recreational fieldtrips on school holidays
Life Skills educational program
Available to residents of two Wilkes-Barre housing developments||Luzerne||McGlynn Center||McGlynn Center|
|Mix at Arbor Place - Youth Center||Offers:
- Faith-based youth development/leadership programs
- Academic enrichment
- Police Athletic/Activities League
- We Rock the Mic, spoken word poetry
- Youth operated Remix Recording Sound Studio
- Summer Camps
||Lancaster||Mix at Arbor Place||Mix at Arbor Place|
|New Life Community Youth Center||Center for youth ages 11 to 18 can play pool, air hockey, foosball. Computers are available. Community projects are encouraged. We have clubs to join.||Northumberland||New Life Community Youth Center||New Life Community Youth Center|
|New Vision Youth and Community Center - Youth Services||To provide social services for Asian-American youth and their family. To assist families in crisis through intervention and counseling. To establish community based social service programs that will improve the quality of life for inner city youth.
||Montgomery||New Vision Youth and Community Center - Montgomery; Glenside||New Vision Youth and Community Center|
|Northeast Ministry - Youth Services||After School Program provides homework help, tutoring, computer lab and enrichment activities for children in first-twelfth grade living in the Marvine/Pembroke low income housing development. Open Monday through Thursday, 3:00pm to 5:30pm during school year when BASD is in session.
Summer camp program offers swimming and various activities for children, 6 to 12 years of age. Operates for seven weeks during the summer, Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 3:00pm and Friday, 8:00am to 12:00pm with extended hours until 3:00pm available upon request.
Older Youth Program meets once per week providing a positive, supervised venue for older youth in grades 8 through 12. Program encourages the young adults to build mentoring relationships with staff & other community adults who encourage positive behavior and good living habits.
||Northampton||Northeast Ministry||Northeast Ministry|
|North Light Community Center - Teen Services||USLA helps in-school youth build core 21st Century Skills including post-secondary enrollment and retention and proficiency in workplace competencies.||Philadelphia||North Light Community Center - Philadelphia; Manayunk||North Light Community Center|
|North Penn and Indian Valley Boys and Girls Clubs - Teen Programs - Lansdale||TEEN PROGRAMS - Teen programs are specifically designed for children 13 - 18. They offer age appropriate activities, community service opportunities, apprenticeships, sports leagues and tournaments, as well as drug and alcohol prevention programs. Teen centers offer dedicated space for Club members (13 and over) which are open extended hours to engage youth in positive activities during that critical time. Programs include Dances and Teen Nights, late night Basketball, tournaments, and competitions, and much more.||Montgomery||North Penn Valley Boys and Girls Clubs - Montgomery; Lansdale||North Penn and Indian Valley Boys and Girls Clubs|
|North Penn and Indian Valley Boys and Girls Clubs - Teen Programs - Souderton||TEEN PROGRAMS - Teen programs are specifically designed for children 13 - 18. They offer age appropriate activities, community service opportunities, apprenticeships, sports leagues and tournaments, as well as drug and alcohol prevention programs. Teen centers offer dedicated space for Club members (13 and over) which are open extended hours to engage youth in positive activities during that critical time. Programs include Dances and Teen Nights, late night Basketball, tournaments, and competitions, and much more.||Montgomery||Indian Valley Boys and Girls Club||North Penn and Indian Valley Boys and Girls Clubs|
|Paul W. Delauter Youth Center||Opens two evenings a week, providing children between the grades of 4 and 12 with an opportunity to participate in games such as basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer, ping pong as well as crafts and table games.||Juniata||Paul W. Delauter Youth Center, Inc.||Paul W. Delauter Youth Center, Inc. |
|Philadelphia Parks and Recreation - Teen Centers||Provides a wide range of recreation and social programs for youth, ages 13 to 18. Offers educational and cultural programs, youth development training, mentoring workshops and job readiness courses, in addition to the sports and fitness programs offered at other recreation facilities. Outreach services are also provided to recruit and engage youth in the community who may be at risk.
||Philadelphia||Philadelphia Parks and Recreation - Philadelphia; Center City||Philadelphia Parks and Recreation|
|Phoenix Youth Center - After School Homework Help and Recreation||After school program providing homework help and recreation.||Lebanon||Phoenix Youth Center||Palmyra a Caring Community|
|Rainbow's End Youth Services||Serves youth and families in the community by providing Spiritual Direction, Academic Assistance and Social Support to children and teenagers through their after-school and evening activities.
- After School Program: Monday and Wednesday, 3:00pm to 6:00pm (grades 1-7); Tuesday and Thursday, 3:00pm to 6:00pm (grades 8-12)
- Awana Clubs: Tuesday, 6:30pm to 7:45pm
- Martial Arts: Monday, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
- Girls Only Program Thursday 6:00pm to 7:30pm (grades 7-12)
- Second Chance Garden
- Tutoring and homework help
||Lancaster||Rainbow's End Youth Services||Rainbow's End Youth Services|
|Saint Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church - St. Matthew Youth Center - The Matts||•THE ST. MATTHEW YOUTH CENTER "THE MATTS"•
The Lighthouse at The Matts After School Club (Grades 1-5)
Evening Teen Program (Grades 6-12)
The Lighthouse at The Matts Summer Camp (Grades 1-8)
Over 50 years of operation, we have expanded our programming to more youth!
Membership is $5.00 from September 2017 - May 2018.
Closes for holidays and inclement weather (check your local TV/Radio stations)
•"The Matts" is open from mid-September to the end of May for the after school club and evening teen program.
•“The Lighthouse at The Matts Summer Camp” runs for 6 weeks from the beginning of June to the end of July.
After School Club (a collaborative program with LifePath Christian Ministries), Mondays through Fridays 3:30pm-5:45pm (Only 15 slots available per school year. Schools we work with include Lincoln Charter School, Logos Academy, York Academy, Ferguson School, and Devers School.)
Activities include: homework help, Good News bible study class, arts & crafts, movie time, gym time, holiday parties, and occasional field trips. Transportation is offered to the students as well. We pick up the students from their schools, bring them back to Saint Matthew, and provide transportation to their homes after program. A hot dinner is provided to the students before being transported home.
Evening Teen Program, Mondays through Thursdays 7:00-9:00 PM, Fridays 7:00-10:00pm.
Mondays (Homework Help & Open Arcade) 7:oopm-9:00pm
Tuesdays (Young Leaders Bible Study Night) 7:00pm-9:00pm
Wednesdays – Thursdays (Open Gym & Open Arcade) 7:00pm-9:00pm
Fridays (Open Gym & Open Arcade) 7:00pm-10:00pm
Activities include: basketball, ping pong, pool tables, air hockey, arcade games, snack bar, play station, Wii and TV lounge. Wi-Fi is also available. The Snack Bar offers penny candy, candy bars, chicken tenders, hot dogs, soda and other yummy stuff, priced at the church’s cost. The youth will have opportunities to earn vouchers for the snack bar by memorizing Bible verses and other activities. Monthly birthday celebrations are held.
On the fourth (4th) Thursday, the center opens 1 hour earlier (6:00pm) for Club Night. Starting with fun games, a Bible scripture is read and a topic, impacting the youth in today’s climate, is discussed allowing the youth to share their thoughts. Meals are provided on Club Nights by St. Matthew volunteers.
The supervising staff provide a safe environment, Bible Study leadership, tutoring and Christian friendship. For 50 years, the center has offered a place for young people to gather with other young people in a joyous Christian atmosphere, for social activities, recreation, and community.
Supervisors are LaQuinn Thompson, Community Outreach Director, Rick & Steph Welliver, Kelly Ott, Kevin Herman, Daryll Perkins, Joey Gonzales, Maggie Miller, Calvin Fountain, Mayralee Gonzales. Volunteers are always welcomed to assist! Parents are welcome to visit at any time.
The Lighthouse at The Matts Summer Camp (a collaborative program with LifePath Christian Ministries), Mondays through Fridays 9:00am-4:00pm
Our camp is divided into three groups: Primaries (grades 1-3), Middlers (grades 4-5), and Juniors (grades 6-8). Each group gets the chance to experience many great trips that display the blessings God has given to us on Earth. For our day camp, every Monday and Thursday are park days, Tuesday and Friday are pool days, and Wednesday is our tour day. The last day of day camp, all three groups venture off to spend the day at an amusement park to celebrate the ending of the Summer.
We also offer a 5-day overnight camp. All three groups travel to a selected Christian campground and experience life away from the city to help the campers become mentally, emotionally, and spiritually closer to the Lord. The campers will participate in activities including but not limited to bible study, swimming, boating, zip lining, rock climbing, sports and games, hiking, campfire, skit night, etc. This is a great opportunity for campers to discover who they are in Christ and establish a stronger relationship with God.
||York||Saint Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church||Saint Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church|
|Stick-N-Move Boxing||•After School Youth Boxing
•Boxing Instruction (ages 8 years to adult)
The mission of Stick-N-Move Boxing is to provide at risk youth (males and females) an alternative to negative influences created by inner city living and prepare them for future roles as productive members of the community.
||York||Stick-N-Move Boxing||Stick-N-Move Boxing|
|Suburban North Family YMCA - Sports and Recreation||Operates a fitness facility, offering a regular schedule of classes and activities for all ages. Facility is open year round. YMCA swimming lessons are held at the Catasauqua Pool during the summer.
Adult sports and fitness programs are offered regularly, including Silver Sneakers, a fitness program for older adults.
Monday through Friday, 5:30am to 8:45pm
Saturday, 7:30am to 3:45pm
Sunday, 11:00am to 3:45pm
Winter hours (Labor Day to Memorial Day):
Monday through Friday, 6:00am to 9:45pm
Saturday, 7:30am to 4:45pm
Sunday, 12:30pm to 4:45pm||Lehigh||Suburban North Family YMCA||Greater Valley YMCA|
|Teen Central - Youth Center||Provides an activity center, mentoring relationships and weekly discussion groups enabling teens to grow socially, intellectually, emotionally and spiritually.
||Lancaster||Teen Central||Teen Central|
|Teen Haven||Provides a safe, fun and loving environment where youth are equipped through the Gospel of Jesus and Christian faith and guidance.
Throughout the school year, weekly programs are held for youth that include recreational activities, leadership development, discipleship and mentorship opportunities.
For summer camp, campers meet daily. Camps are held weekly during the month of July. Field trips, lunch and other activities are included.
||Lancaster||Teen Haven||Water Street Ministries|
|Tiger Pause Youth Ministry - After-School Program||Students in grades K-8 receive homework help from trained tutors, served a nutritious meal, participate in Bible studies and enjoy recreational activities. Tiger Pause maintains five after-school sites in Beaver Falls, serving approximately 150 students each day. Two centers operate four days a week and the other three run three days a week.||Beaver||Tiger Pause Youth Ministry||Tiger Pause Youth Ministry|
|Tyler Youth Group||Provides outreach programs/activities that meet the needs and interest of our youth and adults in the City of Aliquippa and Beaver County, Pennsylvania. Develops and implements initiatives through collaboration/partnerships with faith based and community based organizations, educational institutions (school districts, colleges/universities), local, county,state and federal governmental entities, churches, and human services agencies in the tri-state area.||Beaver||Tyler Youth Group||Tyler Youth Group|
|United Communities Southeast Philadelphia - Out-of-School Time (OST) Summer & School Year Program - Sharswood Elementary School||Out of School Time Programs (school year and summer camp)||Philadelphia||United Communities Southeast Philadelphia Sharswood Elementary School||United Communities Southeast Philadelphia|
|United Communities Southeast Philadelphia - Out-of-School Time (OST) Summer & School Year Program - Southwark Elementary School||Out of School Time (school year and summer camp)||Philadelphia||United Communities Southeast Philadelphia Southwark Elementary School||United Communities Southeast Philadelphia|
|United Communities Southeast Philadelphia - Out-of-School Time (OST) Summer & School Year Program - West Oregon Avenue||Out of School Time Programs (school year and summer camp)||Philadelphia||United Communities Southeast Philadelphia - D. Newlin Fell Elementary School||United Communities Southeast Philadelphia|
|United Communities Southeast Philadelphia - Teen Lounge||All youth are welcome to enjoy our Teen Lounge free of cost and commitment. Our Teen Lounge is a drop-in center for youth and youth can always stop by for safe and fun afterschool activities and hang-out space. Come over and watch movies, try break-dancing, play board games, do art projects, and much more.||Philadelphia||United Communities Southeast Philadelphia - Philadelphia; South Philadelphia||United Communities Southeast Philadelphia|
|YMCA of Bucks County - Chandler Hall - Inter-generational/Child Development Program||This on-site Program and Chandler Hall is an integral aspect of our community. The inter generational program occurs on a regular basis; children from infant through Kindergarten interact with members of the community. Whether making cookies, rocking babies, reading to the children or engaging in a host of other events, our residents and children all benefit.
Daily Experiences occur on both a planned and informal basis. These experiences provide residents, clients, staff, and children a safe place to develop healthy bonds, to get to know similarities and differences, and to begin to dispel ageist myths. Some experiences include trips to nature centers and various museums; cooking, music and art programs. Participants of all ages are energized and encouraged to understand a diversity of cultures and lifestyles. The children and adults are part of a nurturing environment that promotes personal growth, enjoyment and appreciation for all ages and abilities.||Bucks||YMCA of Bucks County- Newtown||YMCA of Bucks County|
|YMCA of Bucks County - Fairless Hills||Programs that provide a wide range of supervised recreational activities and delinquency prevention services for children and youth of all ages and backgrounds, but particularly for disadvantaged youth, through membership in boys and/or girls clubs. Club members are entitled to use recreational facilities and may have access to counseling, tutorial services, employment assistance, gang programs, drug abuse and alcoholism prevention and other activities and services that direct their energies toward positive social goals and facilitate healthy personality development.||Bucks||YMCA of Bucks County- Fairless Hills||YMCA of Bucks County|
|YMCA of Bucks County - Morrisville||Programs that provide a wide range of supervised recreational activities and delinquency prevention services for children and youth of all ages and backgrounds, but particularly for disadvantaged youth, through membership in boys and/or girls clubs. Club members are entitled to use recreational facilities and may have access to counseling, tutorial services, employment assistance, gang programs, drug abuse and alcoholism prevention and other activities and services that direct their energies toward positive social goals and facilitate healthy personality development.||Bucks||YMCA of Bucks County- Morrisville||YMCA of Bucks County|
|YMCA of Easton - Phillipsburg & Vicinity - Sports and Recreation||The Family YMCA of Easton, Phillipsburg and Vicinity has fitness facilities and offers a regular schedule of classes, activities and aquatics for all ages. Facility is open year round. Financial assistance program assures that no one is turned away because of inability to pay. During the summer, Saturday hours change to 7:30am-6pm, all other days stay the same.
Adult sports and fitness programs are offered regularly, including Silver Sneakers, a fitness program for older adults.
||Northampton||YMCA of Easton - Phillipsburg & Vicinity||Greater Valley YMCA|
|Youth Drop In Center - Wyoming Valley Catholic Youth Center||The Youth Drop in Center is a safe space for Teens ages 14 - 18 to come together and engage with the community and each other learning many new things along the way.
Activities include: basketball, swimming, games, creative arts, tutoring, cooking, employment skill training, going on trips, meeting with friends and creating lasting experiences.
The center is opened Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday -
3:00 pm until 7:30 pm.||Luzerne||Wyoming Valley Catholic Youth Center||Wyoming Valley Catholic Youth Center|