The Teen Center offers afterschool programs for local teens including free academic support, academic enrichment, and civic and community engagement in a supportive environment.
Registration is now open!
The Teen Center is a fun, safe space, equipped with the materials that you need to be successful (computers, art materials, and with reliable WiFi). We encourage all local teens to come in and use it! Staff and volunteers are here to support our dedicated and committed students with technology, academics, and their individual goals. We provide tutoring in all subjects, and this can be coordinated for in person or virtual. We can also provide help with time management and goal setting. Snacks and meals are provided daily!
Days: Monday – Thursday
Time: 2:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Location: LEAP for Education (35 Congress Street, Suite 102, Salem)
YEAR LONG ACTIVITIES
- LEARNING HUB (Daily)
In-person or remote tutoring and support with school assignments for distance learning.
- SISTERS FOR SUCCESS (Mondays 5:30-7pm)
Join other young female-identifying students to succeed in all areas of life. Read More →
- BROTHERS FOR SUCCESS (Tuesdays 5-7pm)
An after-school peer-mentoring club for young males of color. Read More →
- SOCIAL JUSTICE INITIATIVE (Wednesdays 3:30-4:30pm)
Come and voice your opinions on local, state, U.S., and international current events with an emphasis on race, identity, and social injustices (Salem history field trips included). Delve into anti-racism, advocacy, public policy, and human responsibility.
- TECH CLUB (Wednesdays 5-7pm)
Want to learn how to code, use a 3D printer, fly a drone? Join us! Get personalized hands-on and computer-based activities in science, technology, engineering, and math – led by engineers.
- MEDAL MADNESS – (Wednesdays 6-7pm)
An opportunity for students to learn about education and career exploration topics that they do not typically get the chance to talk about in school so they can reach all of their goals. Examples of topics include planning out academic schedules, time management, scholarship searching and writing, and learning about financing.
- EL STREET (Thursdays 4-6pm)
For English Learners to improve English reading and writing skills through project based learning in which students identify and respond to a community problem. Read More →
- THE 84 (Thursdays 6-7pm)
Join our peer-to-peer, youth-led advocacy movement fighting against tobacco industries in MA with a focus on reducing the number of youth that use tobacco products. Read More →