The Summer Teen Group program has been designed to support the unique developmental needs of middle school aged youth. The program’s goal is to provide a fun and challenging experience to support the participants’ personal growth. The Teen Group offers recreational activities, personal development, workshops and leadership training. Past activities have included: camping, Waterworld, and salmon fishing. Participants will develop their leadership skills by assisting Tomodachi Summer Program Youth Leaders.
JCYC is particularly proud of the children who grow up through the program, move on to participate in the Teen Group Program and eventually become Youth Leaders. All Youth Leaders participate in 40 hours of training to prepare them to be positive mentors for young children. Training topics include: early childhood behavior and how to effectively supervise.
“We love the Summer Teen camping trip. The best part of the summer.”