Teen Center Leadership Development

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Learn how to become an effective agent of change in your community through leadership training, community service, and working alongside local leaders.


Programs

LEADERS CLUB
Mondays 4:30-6 PM
9-12th Grade

This program provides club members with opportunities for leadership training, personal growth, community service, and social development. Young people meet on a weekly basis in a small group of peers and advisors to map out career and educational goals, seek information, and share experiences related to self-improvement.

JUNIOR LEADERS CLUB
Wednesdays 4:30-6 PM
6-8th Grade

Middle schoolers meet on a weekly basis in a small group of peers and advisors to map out career and educational goals, seek information, and share experiences related to self-improvement. Jr. Leaders Club offers exciting opportunities for leadership training, personal growth, community service, and social development, and to engage with other Y teen groups in the northeast.

TEENS TAKE THE CITY
Fridays 4:30-6 PM
6-12th Grade

By working alongside local political leaders, teens have the chance to see how political decisions are made, and learn how to become effective agents of change. Writing legal memoranda, resolutions, and press releases gives teens hands on experience, and exposure to how the democratic process impacts NYC communities.


Programs begin October 3 and run through May 2018. For more information on how to sign up and any program questions, contact our Teen Center department!


Teen Center at the West Side YMCA
5 West 63rd Street  NYC  10023  212-912-2665  gmateo@ymcanyc.org