VolunTeens Summer Program
For Teens (ages 14 to 16. Help make a difference in your community this July by volunteering your time at local non-profit organizations. Launched in the Summer of 2012, the Summer VolunTeens Program gives high school students exposure to valuable and rewarding work experiences while fulfilling community service requirements. For more information contact Jenny McMahon, 908 273 4270, email Jenny. Interested teens must submit an application form and a letter or recommendation.
lets get ready
A free SAT and college preparation program for low-income, minority and first-generation college aspirants. Students learn test-taking techniques, get help with college essays, and more — all from volunteer coaches who are themselves college students. Additional activities include information on financial aid, how to select the right college and a local college tour.
Let’s Get Ready is held Tuesday & Thursday Nights from 6:00-9:00pm during July and August. For more information contact Tia Sargent, 908 273 3330 1140. Email Tia
achievers program for High school students
Meetings are held October-May on Wednesdays at 6:00 pm at the Summit YMCA. For additional information contact Tia Sargent, Community Development Director, 908-273-3330 x 140. Email Tia
Mark Your Calendar for upcoming 2012-13:
Choose Your Success, Tuesday, February 5, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Beyond Your Grades, Tuesday, February 19, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pmElevator Speech, Tuesday, March 5, 630 pm to 7:30 pm
Majors and Minors, Tuesday, March 19, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Healthy Habits, Tuesday, April 2, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
SAT vs. ACT, Tuesday, May 7, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Networking 101, Tuesday, May 21, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Graduate Achievers Roundtable, Tuesday, June 4, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
achievers college tours
An Achievers tradition, students visit a variety of colleges over the course of several days. In past years, students have visited colleges in the tri-state area, the Mid-Atlantic States, Washington, DC and Virginia. Tours are held annually and are made possible through your generous support of our annual Campaign and via direct grants. For more information contact Tia Sargent, Community Development Director, 908 273 3330 ext. 1140.
Teen Zone is an after school place for 7th and 8th graders to participate in activities that interest them. Teens have the freedom to pick and choose from a number of structured activities or elect for social time with friends.
Programs run from March 4 to April 19
Mondays through Friday, 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Hubbard Gym
(closed April 1-5) Drop in activities include playing pool, open gym, strength training, lap swim, group exercise classes, special events, homework help and community service projects.
Enrichment classes include
, Tuesdays, 5pm to 6pm.
Do it Yourself Creations
from jean alterations to tie dye and spray paint. Produce one of a kind work.
, Wednesdays, 5pm to 6pm. Express yourself through video production, blogging, digital art and more.
Rhythm and Rhyme
, Thursdays, 5pm to 6pm. Express your creative side through recording music, writing songs and poetry or through live performance. Special Event: St. Patrick's Day Social
, Friday, March 15, 6:00 to 8:00 pm.
For more information contact Tia Sargent, 908 273 3330. Email Tia