In 1970, the South Mountain YMCA was created to fulfill a need in the Maplewood/South Orange communities for teen programming. Our organization is committed to serving this population with programs designed by our youth, for our youth. Special events will be held throughout the year with the planning and implementation by our teen population.
YOUNG LEADERS INTERACT CLUB (Grades 7-12)
This program is designed with the intention of helping teens become responsible community members through service projects, games, art, volunteering and workshops.
2nd and 4th Thursdays 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: Y multi-purpose Room
Fee: FREE - Please contact Tommy Donaldson directly for more details
FRIDAY TEEN GAME NIGHTS (Grades 5-8)
Teens enjoy an active evening with friends, making new friends and having a great time at the Y! Each week there will be different gym games, promoting positive recreational fun! The emphasis is in participation, and enthusiasm. Teamwork and strategy are more valuable than athletic skills and individual competitiveness.
Drop In Fee: Members $10; Non-Members $15/per night
TEEN TRIP SATURDAY (Grades 5-10)- November 22nd, 2014 - INDOOR Laser Tag!
The teens will play three laser tag missions and be given lunch consisting of pizza and a drink at Laser One in Wantage New Jersey. . Additional money may be brought for snacks, video games, or other activities.
Fee: $60 - Click on this link for the required registration form for the Nov 22nd Laser Tag trip
AMERICAN RED CROSS Babysitting Training Course (Grades 5-8)
This very popular course will give 11-15 year olds the knowledge, skills and confidence to care for infants and school-age children. Training will consist of videos, activities, and hands-on skill training and discussions. This course teaches how to respond to emergencies, illnesses, first aid, rescue breathing, appropriate care of children, decision-making skills, and child development. Each individual will receive an American Red Cross Certification Card upon completion. Materials, lunch and snacks will be provided.
This class is offered periodically throughout the year. Please email Tommy Donaldson for further details. Early registration is strongly advised.
Saturday, October 18th 10:00am - 4:00pm
Location: YMCA Program Center
Fee: Members - $120; Non-Members - $160
Required Registration form - please complete and return with payment information.
HOURS OF OPERATION
Early Childhood Learning Center
10 W. Parker Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Mon: 8:30am - 7:00pm
Tues-Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm