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Programs that provide opportunities for children and youth to participate in a wide range of recreational, cultural, social and civic activities through membership in clubs, scout troops and other youth groups whose purpose is to help youngsters develop their potential and grow into healthy, educated, responsible and productive adults.

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18 South Youth Center18 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 York18 South Youth Center18 South Youth Center
4-H ClubHands-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.PerryPenn State Cooperative Extension Perry CountyPenn State Cooperative Extension - South Central
4-H/Youth Program and Urban Youth DevelopmentInstruction 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.DauphinPenn State Cooperative Extension- Dauphin CountyPenn State Cooperative Extension - South Central
Ablaze for Christ Youth GroupWednesday and Sunday evening bible studies. Elective studies, mission trips, day trips, retreats and funtime get togethers.DauphinFree Grace Brethren in Christ ChurchFree Grace Brethren in Christ Church
After School ServicesProvides after school programming including socialization, trips, sports, arts and basic skills education to enhance school achievement and readiness levels.DauphinBoys & Girls Club Downey SchoolBoys & Girls Club of Harrisburg
After School ServicesProvides after school programming including socialization, trips, sports, arts and basic skills education to enhance school achievement and readiness levels.DauphinJohn Hall Boys & Girls ClubBoys & Girls Club of Harrisburg
At Risk youth servicesYouth group, ages 7-18 both boys and girls. Queen Esther Social Academy, girls only. King James social Academy. boys only.DauphinFull Gospel Evangelistic Ministry of HarrisburgFull Gospel Evangelistic Ministry of Harrisburg
Bethesda Mission - Youth CenterA comprehensive approach which includes mentoring, homework help, spiritual, practical and creative lessons.DauphinBethesda Mission Youth CenterBethesda Mission
Big Brothers Big Sisters of York and Adams CountiesCommunity-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. YorkBig Brothers Big Sisters of York and Adams CountiesBig Brothers Big Sisters of York and Adams Counties
Bridging the GapLife 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.DauphinSalvation Army Harrisburg Citadel CorpsSalvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps
Carlisle Family YMCAServices 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 eventsCumberlandCarlisle Family YMCACarlisle Family YMCA
Center for ChampionsCenter 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.DauphinCenter for ChampionsCenter for Champions
Chi-Rho Youth Ministryweekly youth fellowship with frequent service projectsCumberlandFirst Church of God MechanicsburgFirst Church of God Mechanicsburg
Club Impact 2Club 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.CumberlandBaughman Memorial United Methodist ChurchBaughman Memorial United Methodist Church
Cobham Youth ProgramProvides educational and recreational opportunities for youth and teens in a Christian setting throughout the year.WarrenCobham Youth ProgramCobham Youth Program
Cub and Boy Scouting, Exploring and VenturingProvides programming enhancing development of youth through teaching ethical values, decision making skills, seeking to combat hunger, drug abuse, child abuse, unemployment, and illiteracy.CumberlandBoy Scouts of America, New Birth of Freedom CouncilBoy Scouts of America, New Birth of Freedom Council
Cub and Boy Scouting, Exploring and Venturing, Nittany Mountain DistrictProvides programming enhancing development of youth through teaching ethical values, decision making skills, seeking to combat hunger, drug abuse, child abuse, unemployment, and illiteracy.CentreCentre County - Boy Scouts of America, Juniata Valley CouncilJuniata Valley Council - Boy Scouts of America
Cub and Boy Scouting, Exploring and Venturing, Shawnee DistricProvides programming enhancing development of youth through teaching ethical values, decision making skills, seeking to combat hunger, drug abuse, child abuse, unemployment, and illiteracy.MifflinMifflin/Juniata Counties - Boy Scouts of America, Juniata Valley CouncilJuniata Valley Council - Boy Scouts of America
Echelonyouth groupCumberlandEnola First Church of GodEnola First Church of God
E.X.P.L.O.R.E.Provides academic training, support services, and enrichment activities for students.DauphinHarrisburg School DistrictHarrisburg School District
Girl PowerProvide weekly activities, discussion, life skills enrichment and field tripsCumberlandYWCA CarlisleYWCA Carlisle
God's PromiseBiblically 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.DauphinKingdom EmbassyKingdom Embassy
Halifax Youth CenterAfter-school program for middle school and high school students.DauphinHalifax United Methodist ChurchHalifax United Methodist Church
Heritage CathedralYOUTH PROGRAMS PRAYER CENTER ADDITIONAL SITE: HERITAGE INTERNATIONAL ASSEMBLY 201 2ND STREET WRIGHTSVILLE, PA 17368 (717) 252-9700YorkHeritage CathedralHeritage Cathedral
Hidden Valley Scout ReservationOvernight and day camping from June to August. Activities include hiking, boating, cooking, and archery. Winter weekend rental of facilities to the community.CumberlandHidden Valley Scout CampBoy Scouts of America, New Birth of Freedom Council
Interdenominational RecreationRecreation 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.DauphinHarrisburg Christian Performing Arts CenterHarrisburg Christian Performing Arts Center
Jewish Community Center-So. Hills Children Youth & FamilyFun 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.AlleghenyJewish Community Center -- South HillsJewish Community Center - Pittsburgh
Joshua House OfficeAt-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. DauphinThe Joshua GroupThe Joshua Group
Kids' ClubFaith-based recreation and values education. Free meal for children followed by group singing, Bible lessons and activity time.DauphinFirst Church of the BrethrenBrethren Community Ministries
Lions Clubs of PennsylvaniaReferral 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.DauphinLions Club of PennsylvaniaLions Club of Pennsylvania
Market Square Presbyterian ChurchThree 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.DauphinMarket Square Presbyterian ChurchMarket Square Presbyterian Church
Mission Empower - Youth ENVISIONA 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.ErieMission Empower - ErieMission Empower - Erie
Neighborhoods UnitedEMERGENCY 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. YorkNeighborhoods UnitedNeighborhoods United
New Creation Community Church at Emig MillUpward sports program for children in 1st through 6th grade. $75 per child. Open to anyone. Call Randy Ball at 676-1928 for more information.YorkNew Creation Community Church at Emig MillNew Creation Community Church at Emig Mill
New Hope Ministries - DoverFood 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. YorkNew Hope Ministries - DoverNew Hope Ministries
Promised Land After School ProgramAfter-school program on Wednesdays from September through February Includes snack, recreation, music, Bible lesson, crafts and a healthy mealCambriaTrinity United Methodist Church HummelstownTrinity United Methodist Church Hummelstown
Rappin' with the ReverendPurpose 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. YorkBethlehem Baptist ChurchBethlehem Baptist Church
Red Lion Youth CenterRecreational services for Red Lion Youth such as dances, concerts, and pool tournamentsYorkRed Lion Youth CenterRed Lion Youth Center
Rooted Youth MinistryGames, fun, food, and Bible DiscussionCumberlandNewburg First Church of GodNewburg First Church of God
Salvation Army Western PA - Bridging the Gap - AlleghenyJuvenile 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.AlleghenyBridging the GapSalvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division
Salvation Army Western PA - Bridging the Gap - CraftonJuvenile 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.AlleghenyBridging the GapSalvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division
Soap Box Derby, York CountyBoys 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.YorkSoap Box Derby, York CountySoap Box Derby, York County
Spiritual EnrichmentDinner 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.DauphinSalvation Army Harrisburg Citadel CorpsSalvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps
Summer Outdoor Neighborhood Bible ClubsSummer outdoor Bible clubs, conducted at 3 outdoor locations. 1. 15th and Vernon Street Playground 2. Downey School Yard 3. Hillside Village Common AreasDauphinHerr Street Menonite ChurchHerr Street Menonite Church
Summer Youth Enrichment ProgramsSummer youth program with arts and crafts, field trips, games, physical fitness, education and cultural programming.DauphinSalvation Army Harrisburg Citadel CorpsSalvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps
The Salvation Army Johnstown Office Youth DevelopmentYouth programs.CambriaSalvation Army Johnstown Character BuildingThe Salvation Army Johnstown Office
Venango County Human Services - Life Coach ProgramSupports individuals identified as struggling to build a sustainable lifestyle. Normally for transitioned aged youth needing assistance with job placement, training or education. VenangoVenango County Department of Human Services - Main ComplexVenango County Department of Human Services
Young Wonders Summer Day CampSummer day camp that provides crafts, games, swimming, field trips, and life skills enrichment.CumberlandYWCA CarlisleYWCA Carlisle
Youth DevelopmentAfter school programs for K-8th grade and youth ministry programsDauphinSt. Margaret Mary AlacoqueSt. Margaret Mary Alacoque
Youth FellowshipOur youth fellowship is open to all youth 7th grade and older. They meet each week for Bible lessons and activity times.DauphinMt. Laurel Church of GodMt. Laurel Church of God
Youth GroupActivities for children and youth (including religious education, fellowship, special interest groups, and mentoring.DauphinHarrisburg Brethren in Christ ChurchHarrisburg Brethren in Christ Church
Youth Leadership ProgramYouth Leadership ProgramCumberlandMechanicsburg Church of the BrethrenMechanicsburg Church of the Brethren
Youth MinistriesYouth Group.DauphinCentenary United Methodist ChurchCentenary United Methodist Church
Youth MinistriesYouth ministry and leadership programs. Host girl scouts and boy scouts at the church.DauphinFaith Presbyterian ChurchFaith Presbyterian Church
Youth MinistryYouth ProgramsDauphinMatamoras Community ChurchMatamoras Community Church
Youth MinistryYouth minsitry and leadershipDauphinNew Life Church of HersheyNew Life Church of Hershey
Youth MinistryYouth ministry programDauphinTrinity Presbyterian ChurchTrinity Presbyterian Church
Youth Ministry and LeadershipYouth ministry and youth leadership programsCumberlandChrist Presbyterian ChurchChrist Presbyterian Church
Youth Ministry and Youth LeadershipYouth ministry and youth leadership programs, call for more detailsDauphinSpring Creek Church of the BrethrenSpring Creek Church of the Brethren
Youth Ministry Weekend WellJunior and Senior high school youth ministry and leadership program.DauphinLiving Water Community ChurchLiving Water Community Church
YWCA Greater Pittsburgh STEM Impact InitiativeThe 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.AlleghenyYWCA Greater Pittsburgh Teen Services DepartmentYWCA of Greater Pittsburgh
YWCA York, Children and Youth ProgramsThe 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. YorkYWCA YorkYWCA York

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