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Academy Teen Center
A drop in center featuring pool, table tennis, air hockey, foosball, arts & crafts, homework room with computers with monitored internet access, and special activities. Transportation is provided for after-school hours from Smith and Gideon. At Smith, you must sign up at the main office before 7th period and at Gideon you must bring a note and sign up in the main office. Daily admission fees will be collected at the Teen Center for those who do not have passes. Daily Admission and/or School Year Passes have many benefits including:

  • Transportation during after-school hours
  • Wii and PS2 Wednesdays (Get active with your favorite games)
  • Friday Movies
  • Staff Supervision (CPR and First Aid Certified)
  • Special Events like Pool Tournaments, Field Trips, and Holiday Celebrations
  • Concessions available for a small fee

Teen Center
School Year Pass 6-8                 208005-03

FEE:                       School Year Pass (Grades 6-8): $59
                               Daily Admission: $5/person
LOCATION:            Academy Building (2143 Main St.)
GRADES 6-8:        Beginning Thursday, August 31
                              Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 3:00-6:00 p.m.

Teen Center will be closed September 21; November 23,24; December 27, 28, 29.

Teen Center Open House
The Academy Teen Center will be hosting an open house on Wednesday, September 6, during Teen Center hours, from 3:00-6:00 p.m. for all interested Teen Center participants in grades 6-8 and their families. Admission to the Teen Center will be FREE on this day! This is a great opportunity to learn more about the Teen Center as well as meet the staff. Join us for a friendly game of pool, or dabble in the arts and crafts area. Refreshments will be served!

Lights on After School
Thursday, October 26, the Academy Teen Center will be one of many organizations celebrating the 17th annual “Lights on After School”, a day to recognize the importance of after-school programming for our youth. In honor of this celebration all teen participants will be given an official Teen Center t-shirt and the opportunity to tie dye it!

Red Ribbon Week
Join the Teen Center as we unite and take a visible stand against drugs. Show your personal commitment to a drug-free lifestyle through the symbol of the Red Ribbon, October 25-27. Special “Red” activities will be planned these days at the Teen Center!

Teen Trip Series
(Youth in grades 6-9)
Enjoy a night out one Friday night per month to hang out with your friends! 6-8 graders can take the bus to the Teen Center and stay until the trip departs. Supervision by Teen Center staff. All trips include pizza and drinks, admissions, and transportation.

Teen Activities
Haunted Graveyard 10/13          208004-02
IT Adventure Ropes 11/10         208004-12
Mall & Movie 12/8                       208004-04

FEE:               Haunted Graveyard: $35/Person
                       IT Adventures Ropes: $35/Person
                       Mall & Movie: $25/Person
LOCATION:   Depart Academy at 5:00 p.m. Please arrive for dinner/check in at 4:30 p.m.
MEETS:         Friday Nights specified above

American Red Cross Babysitting Course
(Ages 11-15)
Gain the confidence to handle most babysitting situations, like what to do in an emergency and how to keep yourself and the kids safe. You’ll also learn the basics of child care, feeding and changing diapers. Class DOES NOT include CPR and First Aid certification, but does include exposure to the basic methods. Plus, you’ll get tips on talking with parents and how to get your business started. An American Red Cross certificate will be e-mailed upon completion of the course. Be sure to provide a valid e-mail address during registration. Open to both residents and non-residents. Please bring a lunch, snack and water bottle to class.

Teen Activities
Babysitter              208004-AB

FEE:              $65/Person (Includes Course Book)
MEETS:         9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
LOCATION:   Academy Cafeteria
DATE:           Saturday, October 14