|18 South Youth Center||18 South Youth Center is a Christ centered youth outreach ministry in Red Lion, PA. Our mission is to provide a safe place for the teenagers of our community to spend time, and connect with caring adult mentors to act as a support system they otherwise may not have.
Thursday and Friday evenings: Free meal, video games, pool tables, snack bar and more
Monday After School: No Boys Allowed, snacks, life skills, bible study, art projects, games
Tuesday After School: Grub Club, free meal, games, bible study
Wednesday After School: No Girls Allowed, snacks, bible study, games, art projects
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|4-H Club||Hands-on learning to teach leadership skills through work on projects regarding agriculture, live-stock, family and consumer sciences, rocketry, mechanical sciences, dog care, and life skills.||Perry||Penn State Cooperative Extension Perry County||Penn State Cooperative Extension - South Central|
|4-H/Youth Program and Urban Youth Development||Instruction and participatory education in agricultural, family living and general science projects including aerospace, rocketry, photography, woodworking, livestock, pets, textile science, foods and nutrition, gardening, leadership development, etc. School enrichment and after school programs are also available.||Dauphin||Penn State Cooperative Extension- Dauphin County||Penn State Cooperative Extension - South Central|
|Ablaze for Christ Youth Group||Wednesday and Sunday evening bible studies. Elective studies, mission trips, day trips, retreats and funtime get togethers.||Dauphin||Free Grace Brethren in Christ Church||Free Grace Brethren in Christ Church |
|After School Services||Provides after school programming including socialization, trips, sports, arts and basic skills education to enhance school achievement and readiness levels.||Dauphin||Boys & Girls Club Downey School||Boys & Girls Club of Harrisburg|
|After School Services||Provides after school programming including socialization, trips, sports, arts and basic skills education to enhance school achievement and readiness levels.||Dauphin||John Hall Boys & Girls Club||Boys & Girls Club of Harrisburg|
|At Risk youth services||Youth group, ages 7-18 both boys and girls.
Queen Esther Social Academy, girls only.
King James social Academy. boys only.||Dauphin||Full Gospel Evangelistic Ministry of Harrisburg||Full Gospel Evangelistic Ministry of Harrisburg |
|Bethesda Mission - Youth Center||A comprehensive approach which includes mentoring, homework help, spiritual, practical and creative lessons.||Dauphin||Bethesda Mission Youth Center||Bethesda Mission |
|Big Brothers Big Sisters of York and Adams Counties||Community-based mentoring program: Traditional youth mentoring program for children ages 6 to 13 years old, who are primarily from a single parent home. "Bigs" and "Littles" enjoy one-to-one outings and activities in the community. Youth who are enrolled in the program before age 13, may stay in the program until they are 18 years of age.
SMART Program: The school-based mentoring program SMART stands for Students and Mentors Achieving Results Together. The high school or college mentors in the program help their Littles do their homework, read stories, play games, eat snacks, and be a positive role-model and friend. The elementary students and mentors are paired one-on-one to get to know each other and to build a positive relationship.
For a list of participating schools, contact Donna at 717-843-0051.
Special Mentoring Programs: Includes African American mentoring, Hispanic mentoring, Native American mentoring and a mentoring program for children with parents in the military.
Amachi Program: A special mentoring program for children with a parent who is incarcerated.
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|Bridging the Gap||Life skills program for area youth. Topics covered during the 20 hour program include self-esteem, drug and alcohol education & prevention,money management, the employment process, banking, anger management, conflict resolution, healthy relationships, community resources, STD/STI education, decision making. Also offerred are 45 minutes to 3 hour Bridging the Gap Workshops on any of the above topics. Program can be offered on-site and through out the community.||Dauphin||Salvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps||Salvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps |
|Carlisle Family YMCA||Services and programs that support youth, families and adults including:
youth social and developmental programs, teen social and developmental programs, child care, summer camps, programs and services for wellness, fitness and healthy living for all ages, special population programs, sport leagues for youth and adults, special events||Cumberland||Carlisle Family YMCA||Carlisle Family YMCA |
|Center for Champions||Center for Champions provides an after-school program for children from grades 1- 12th. Tutoring, homework help, mentoring, family advocacy and intervention, creative arts (dance) and life skills classes, field trips.||Dauphin||Center for Champions||Center for Champions |
|Chi-Rho Youth Ministry||weekly youth fellowship with frequent service projects||Cumberland||First Church of God Mechanicsburg||First Church of God Mechanicsburg |
|Club Impact 2||Club Impact 2 includes children from the neighborhood and church who are aged four through fourteen. We meet every Tuesday from 4:30 to 6:30pm for games, snacks, and more importantly, to learn about God and how God would have us to live.||Cumberland||Baughman Memorial United Methodist Church||Baughman Memorial United Methodist Church|
|Cobham Youth Program||Provides educational and recreational opportunities for youth and teens in a Christian setting throughout the year.||Warren||Cobham Youth Program||Cobham Youth Program|
|Cub and Boy Scouting, Exploring and Venturing||Provides programming enhancing development of youth through teaching ethical values, decision making skills, seeking to combat hunger, drug abuse, child abuse, unemployment, and illiteracy.||Cumberland||Boy Scouts of America, New Birth of Freedom Council||Boy Scouts of America, New Birth of Freedom Council|
|Cub and Boy Scouting, Exploring and Venturing, Nittany Mountain District||Provides programming enhancing development of youth through teaching ethical values, decision making skills, seeking to combat hunger, drug abuse, child abuse, unemployment, and illiteracy.||Centre||Centre County - Boy Scouts of America, Juniata Valley Council||Juniata Valley Council - Boy Scouts of America|
|Cub and Boy Scouting, Exploring and Venturing, Shawnee Distric||Provides programming enhancing development of youth through teaching ethical values, decision making skills, seeking to combat hunger, drug abuse, child abuse, unemployment, and illiteracy.||Mifflin||Mifflin/Juniata Counties - Boy Scouts of America, Juniata Valley Council||Juniata Valley Council - Boy Scouts of America|
|Echelon||youth group||Cumberland||Enola First Church of God||Enola First Church of God |
|E.X.P.L.O.R.E.||Provides academic training, support services, and enrichment activities for students.||Dauphin||Harrisburg School District||Harrisburg School District |
|Girl Power||Provide weekly activities, discussion, life skills enrichment and field trips||Cumberland||YWCA Carlisle||YWCA Carlisle|
|God's Promise||Biblically based Christian Youth Ministry Sunday mornings for the 2nd and 3rd Sundays at 10:00 AM. This ministry deals with realitites our chidren/youth face.||Dauphin||Kingdom Embassy||Kingdom Embassy |
|Halifax Youth Center||After-school program for middle school and high school students.||Dauphin||Halifax United Methodist Church||Halifax United Methodist Church|
|Heritage Cathedral||YOUTH PROGRAMS
HERITAGE INTERNATIONAL ASSEMBLY
201 2ND STREET
WRIGHTSVILLE, PA 17368
(717) 252-9700||York||Heritage Cathedral||Heritage Cathedral|
|Hidden Valley Scout Reservation||Overnight and day camping from June to August. Activities include hiking, boating, cooking, and archery. Winter weekend rental of facilities to the community.||Cumberland||Hidden Valley Scout Camp||Boy Scouts of America, New Birth of Freedom Council|
|Interdenominational Recreation||Recreation including special events for teens (games, singing, skits, films, music, speakers), clubs (games, discussions), group socialization, 3 annual dramatic productions, Bible studies, other special recreational events and school of music and drama. Activity times vary. Provisions for community service fulfillment available for court adjucated youth programs, academic honors, scouting and religious projects. Post high school group availabe and post high school life skills mentoring.||Dauphin||Harrisburg Christian Performing Arts Center||Harrisburg Christian Performing Arts Center |
|Jewish Community Center-So. Hills Children Youth & Family||Fun and activity for babies and children of all ages. Programs include teen programs, special needs programs, fitness, family programs and more. Please see JCC website for complete information.||Allegheny||Jewish Community Center -- South Hills||Jewish Community Center - Pittsburgh|
|Joshua House Office||At-risk youth mentoring organization. The Joshua Group is a mentoring program for teenage youth. The program offers the following services: Educational support; Job searching skills; GED certificate training, goal setting; PA drivers license training; and guidance in implementing skills necessary for independent living plans.
||Dauphin||The Joshua Group||The Joshua Group|
|Kids' Club||Faith-based recreation and values education. Free meal for children followed by group singing, Bible lessons and activity time.||Dauphin||First Church of the Brethren||Brethren Community Ministries |
|Lions Clubs of Pennsylvania||Referral to local Lions Clubs which serve to meet community needs through: purchasing glasses for the blind needy, providing hearing aids, securing leader dogs, giving assistance to the needy and physically handicapped.
In addition, Lions make a strong commitment to young people through youth outreach programs. Lions also work to improve the environment, build homes for the disabled, support diabetes education, conduct hearing programs and through their foundation, provide disaster relief around the world.||Dauphin||Lions Club of Pennsylvania||Lions Club of Pennsylvania |
|Market Square Presbyterian Church||Three shower vouchers per week for the YMCA; available at the Blackberry Street entrance, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9 am to 3 pm.
In conjunction with HELP Ministries and the client’s caseworker, photo IDs and birth certificates may be available. No walk-ins.
In conjunction with a client’s caseworker, bus passes may be available. No walk-ins.
Youth Ministry programs offered. Sunday school for children pre-school to high school age.||Dauphin||Market Square Presbyterian Church||Market Square Presbyterian Church |
|Mission Empower - Youth ENVISION||A yearlong program where youth ages 14 through high school graduation learn how to be their own advocate, engage more fully with their high school to get the most out of their educational experience, and to prepare for a successful high school graduation career and/or college ready. Components of the program include: leadership development activities, empowering trainings, one-to-one mentoring, and service opportunities for youth to give back to their community.||Erie||Mission Empower - Erie||Mission Empower - Erie|
|Neighborhoods United||EMERGENCY REFERRALS SERVICE FOR FOOD, HOUSING, CLOTHING AND TO ASSIST RESIDENTS IN TAKING BACK THE NEIGHBORHOOD BY ORGANIZING AGAINST CRIME AND DRUGS.
CONDUCTS ANTI-DRUG MARCHES.
COORDINATES THE "TREND" PROGRAM FOR YOUTH WHICH MEETS AT THE 327 REINECKE PLACE, MON, TUES, WED, THURS 3 - 5 PM.
SPONSORS SUMMER SAFE KIDS PROGRAM.
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|New Creation Community Church at Emig Mill||Upward sports program for children in 1st through 6th grade. $75 per child. Open to anyone. Call Randy Ball at 676-1928 for more information.||York||New Creation Community Church at Emig Mill||New Creation Community Church at Emig Mill|
|New Hope Ministries - Dover||Food pantry, Financial Assistance for rent, utilities, transportation, stability classes - GED, Nurse Aide, Budgeting, Forklift, Truck driving, Vision Referral (for people with no eye insurance or means to pay for eye care/glasses), etc.
||York||New Hope Ministries - Dover||New Hope Ministries|
|Promised Land After School Program||After-school program on Wednesdays from September through February
Includes snack, recreation, music, Bible lesson, crafts and a healthy meal||Cambria||Trinity United Methodist Church Hummelstown||Trinity United Methodist Church Hummelstown |
|Rappin' with the Reverend||Purpose is to help young people make wise and concise decisions, to give them a support group to assist them in troubling situations and to show them that someone cares.
||York||Bethlehem Baptist Church||Bethlehem Baptist Church|
|Red Lion Youth Center||Recreational services for Red Lion Youth such as dances, concerts, and pool tournaments||York||Red Lion Youth Center||Red Lion Youth Center|
|Rooted Youth Ministry||Games, fun, food, and Bible Discussion||Cumberland||Newburg First Church of God||Newburg First Church of God |
|Salvation Army Western PA - Bridging the Gap - Allegheny||Juvenile prevention and/or intervention program that focuses on educating, motivating, and supporting youth and families. Candidates for this program are males and females, ages 12-17, who are having truancy, or behavioral issues. Provides a 12 week life-changing experience that will inspire participants to make positive changed within their lives. The program also introduces different educational, social, health and career resources available within the participant’s community.||Allegheny||Bridging the Gap||Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division|
|Salvation Army Western PA - Bridging the Gap - Crafton||Juvenile prevention and/or intervention program that focuses on educating, motivating, and supporting youth and families. Candidates for this program are males and females, ages 12-17, who are having truancy, or behavioral issues. Provides a 12 week life-changing experience that will inspire participants to make positive changed within their lives. The program also introduces different educational, social, health and career resources available within the participant’s community.||Allegheny||Bridging the Gap||Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division|
|Soap Box Derby, York County||Boys and girls ages 9-16 build and race Soap Box Derbys.
There are no local location to race, but you can contact Dennis Wilt to find the nearest locations if interested.||York||Soap Box Derby, York County||Soap Box Derby, York County|
|Spiritual Enrichment||Dinner and small group offered on a 6-week rotating basis covering a variety of topics which include, but are not limited to:
Marriage enrichment, parenting, self-defense, Bible study, overcoming addiction, Alpha (introduction to the Christian Faith)
**Call to see what current course offerings are. Childcare available for children ages 2-5 for parents who are participating in a small group. Youth groups also available for youth ages 6-15.||Dauphin||Salvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps||Salvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps |
|Summer Outdoor Neighborhood Bible Clubs||Summer outdoor Bible clubs, conducted at 3 outdoor locations.
1. 15th and Vernon Street Playground
2. Downey School Yard
3. Hillside Village Common Areas||Dauphin||Herr Street Menonite Church||Herr Street Menonite Church |
|Summer Youth Enrichment Programs||Summer youth program with arts and crafts, field trips, games, physical fitness, education and cultural programming.||Dauphin||Salvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps||Salvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps |
|The Salvation Army Johnstown Office Youth Development||Youth programs.||Cambria||Salvation Army Johnstown Character Building||The Salvation Army Johnstown Office|
|Venango County Human Services - Life Coach Program||Supports individuals identified as struggling to build a sustainable lifestyle. Normally for transitioned aged youth needing assistance with job placement, training or education. ||Venango||Venango County Department of Human Services - Main Complex||Venango County Department of Human Services|
|Young Wonders Summer Day Camp||Summer day camp that provides crafts, games, swimming, field trips, and life skills enrichment.||Cumberland||YWCA Carlisle||YWCA Carlisle|
|Youth Development||After school programs for K-8th grade and youth ministry programs||Dauphin||St. Margaret Mary Alacoque||St. Margaret Mary Alacoque |
|Youth Fellowship||Our youth fellowship is open to all youth 7th grade and older. They meet each week for Bible lessons and activity times.||Dauphin||Mt. Laurel Church of God||Mt. Laurel Church of God |
|Youth Group||Activities for children and youth (including religious education, fellowship, special interest groups, and mentoring.||Dauphin||Harrisburg Brethren in Christ Church||Harrisburg Brethren in Christ Church |
|Youth Leadership Program||Youth Leadership Program||Cumberland||Mechanicsburg Church of the Brethren||Mechanicsburg Church of the Brethren|
|Youth Ministries||Youth Group.||Dauphin||Centenary United Methodist Church||Centenary United Methodist Church|
|Youth Ministries||Youth ministry and leadership programs. Host girl scouts and boy scouts at the church.||Dauphin||Faith Presbyterian Church||Faith Presbyterian Church |
|Youth Ministry||Youth Programs||Dauphin||Matamoras Community Church||Matamoras Community Church|
|Youth Ministry||Youth minsitry and leadership||Dauphin||New Life Church of Hershey||New Life Church of Hershey |
|Youth Ministry||Youth ministry program||Dauphin||Trinity Presbyterian Church||Trinity Presbyterian Church|
|Youth Ministry and Leadership||Youth ministry and youth leadership programs||Cumberland||Christ Presbyterian Church||Christ Presbyterian Church |
|Youth Ministry and Youth Leadership||Youth ministry and youth leadership programs, call for more details||Dauphin||Spring Creek Church of the Brethren||Spring Creek Church of the Brethren |
|Youth Ministry Weekend Well||Junior and Senior high school youth ministry and leadership program.||Dauphin||Living Water Community Church||Living Water Community Church |
|YWCA Greater Pittsburgh STEM Impact Initiative||The YWCA Greater Pittsburgh’s STEM Impact Initiative is a systems-building effort to build enthusiasm and capacity for informal STEM education in the Greater Pittsburgh community.
This initiative consists of a consortium of out-of-school-time (OST) providers dedicated to providing informal science, technology, engineering and math education to underrepresented children and youth and professional development opportunities for participating out-of-school-time service providers throughout Allegheny County.||Allegheny||YWCA Greater Pittsburgh Teen Services Department||YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh|
|YWCA York, Children and Youth Programs||The YWCA's Early Learning Center's location has the capacity to serve 246 children. This center is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). NAEYC helps ensure that all of our children are safe, our teachers are well trained, and our curriculum prepares young children for school. We also are a STAR 4 (highest level) center through Keystone Stars and continue to meet the requirements of this distinction.
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