Thursday, September 8, 2011

School Year starts back up! Check out these activities!

Opportunities for Teens in the Quaker Valley area:

AFTER-SCHOOL "DROP-IN" PROGRAMS FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS: The popular “White House” teen center at the Presbyterian Church, Sewickley will continue to be open from 3 to 5 PM Tuesdays and Thursdays. New this year, the YMCA will also provide an after-school program for middle school students and teens, Mondays and Wednesdays from 3 to 5 PM, located in the Community Activity Center near the Y’s upper parking lot. A YMCA membership is not required. QVSD provides transportation to both programs, which include snacks and adult supervision. For information, contact Rev. Scott Hoffman, 412. 741-4550, for the “White House” program and Karen Hallisey, 412.741.9622, for the YMCA Teen Center program.

FLOYD FAULKNER, COMMUNITY YOUTH WORKER FOR THE QUAKER VALLEY AREA, continues his work connecting students to the resources and afterschool programs in our community. During the past two years “Mr. Floyd” has been highly effective in developing relationships with students , parents and community resources that have been helpful to students and parents alike. The Community Youth Worker position is coordinated through Youth Connect, administered by Quaker Valley School District, housed at Laughlin Children’s Center, funded by a community collaborative of organizations, and advised by a committee consisting of representatives from the community. Students and parents may contact him at or call Laughlin Children’s Center at 412.741.4087.

Click on the image below for a printable flyer detailing these youth-oriented opportunities!