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Cosumnes CSD Teen Center Services

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The CSD Teen Center serving Elk Grove and Laguna. We mentor teens to build assets which will help them become healthy adults and succeed in their community.

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Cosumnes CSD Teen Center Services

  1. 1. Teen Services 2010
  2. 2. Staff Organizational Chart The CSD Teen Services has a passionate and committed staff that works hard to provide great opportunities and mentor teens to build assets which will help them become healthy adults and succeed in their community. Patrick Larkin Recreation Supervisor III Josh Myer Recreation Coordinator II Jason Kukkola Recreation Coordinator I Sam Blackney Recreation Leader III Jeff Ward Recreation Leader III Catherine Funk Recreation Leader II Jonathan Gonzales Recreation Leader II Sam Blackney Recreation Leader III Bryan Smith Recreation Leader II
  3. 3. <ul><li>Strengthen community image and sense of place for teens. </li></ul><ul><li>Foster human development. </li></ul><ul><li>Increase cultural unity. </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitate community problem solving. </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthen safety and security for teens. </li></ul><ul><li>Promote health and wellness. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide recreational experiences that deter at risk teens from choosing to get involved in deviant or criminal activities. </li></ul>Goals of the Teen Section
  4. 4. Teen Section Philosophy
  5. 5. <ul><li>The CSD Teen Services will provide unique opportunities. We mentor teens to build assets which will help them become healthy adults and succeed in their community. </li></ul>Teen Services Mission
  6. 6. <ul><li>The after school program has exciting daily activities that include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>cooking projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>active outdoor activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>inspiring art projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>homework help </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>computer access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Team work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Skills </li></ul></ul>&quot;The Grove&quot; Teen Center: After School Program
  7. 7. <ul><li>Each month Teen Center Members have the opportunity to attend one free Friday Night Event </li></ul><ul><li>from 6:00pm-9:00pm. </li></ul><ul><li>Past Events Include: </li></ul><ul><li> - Scary Movie Night- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-Tournament Night- </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-Iron Chef Cooking Competition- </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-Wackford Gym Invasion- </li></ul></ul>Friday Night Events
  8. 8. <ul><li>The Grove Teen Center offers a free taxi service everyday after school for Franklin High School and Toby Johnson Middle School Students. </li></ul>Teen Taxi The van picks up every day at the Toby Johnson Library and drops teen center members off at “The Grove.” This program has allowed twenty new students to participate in our afterschool activities.
  9. 9. <ul><li>For incoming 7 th , 8 th , and 9 th graders, Open Daily from 7:00am to 6:00 pm Monday-Friday. </li></ul><ul><li>Experience a variety of recreational activities including: </li></ul>Summer Adventure Camp Team Building Games Arts and Crafts Sports Daily Swimming at the Wackford Community and Aquatics Complex Pool Use of the CSD Skate Park Weekly Field Trips
  10. 10. Counselor in Training (CIT) <ul><li>The CIT Program is a new opportunity for teens ages 14 and 15 to learn important skills and techniques in order to become a successful Recreation Leader in the future. In this two week program offered over the summer, participants will learn: </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership Techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Team building </li></ul><ul><li>Communication skills </li></ul><ul><li>Conflict resolution </li></ul><ul><li>Hands on experience at the CSD Kid Central Site </li></ul>
  11. 11. 6th Grade BBQ <ul><li>This event gives parents and graduating 6 th graders the chance to: </li></ul><ul><li>Meet the teen center staff </li></ul><ul><li>Learn about the teen programs offered by the CSD </li></ul><ul><li>Experience the after school program. </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy free food! </li></ul>
  12. 12. Skate Park
  13. 13. <ul><li>Single private skateboarding lessons on Saturday and Sunday mornings. </li></ul><ul><li>Beginning and advanced lessons. </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent opportunity for teens to learn new skills in a safe and fun environment. </li></ul>Skate Lessons
  14. 14. <ul><li>Skate Camp offers campers a way to </li></ul><ul><li>improve their skateboarding skills in a safe </li></ul><ul><li>and exciting camp environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Campers learn: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Skateboarding skills and techniques </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Proper skateboarding etiquette </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Opportunity to design their own skateboard deck </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The week ends with an all day trip to different local skate parks. </li></ul>Skate Camp
  15. 15. <ul><li>The Skate Park offers a variety of different Summer skate clinics. Each clinic is two hours long and is geared toward a specific theme or skill. </li></ul>Skate Clinics
  16. 16. <ul><li>The Teen Action Committee (TAC) is a group of fifteen high school students. </li></ul><ul><li>The Teen Action Committee tackles issues pertaining to their age group, as well as plans and implements projects to address important youth issues in Elk Grove. </li></ul><ul><li>Members of the Teen Action Committee meet every other week. </li></ul><ul><li>Committee members have the important duty of advising the CSD Parks and Recreation Department staff as to the concerns and interests of youth and teens in the Elk Grove community. </li></ul><ul><li>Works with staff to implement projects addressing the needs of the teen community. </li></ul>Teen Action Committee
  17. 17. TAC Accomplishments Participated in the TAC & TLC Leadership Retreat Participated in the community forums Parent Appreciation Dinner Cupid Strikes Again Stress Reduction Workshop Giant Pumpkin Festival Duck Chuck Fundraiser Attended the YAC Attack Youth Leadership Conference
  18. 18. <ul><li>The Middle School Teen Leadership Committee (TLC) is a group of 12 Middle School. </li></ul><ul><li>Meet every other week as a task force to discuss and address youth issues pertaining to their age group. </li></ul><ul><li>The Teen Leadership Committee offers committee members outstanding leadership training that will prepare them as they become more involved in the community. </li></ul><ul><li>A large focus of the TLC is participating in service learning projects that benefit the entire community. </li></ul>Teen Leadership Committee
  19. 19. TLC Accomplishments Giant Pumpkin Festival Duck Chuck Fundraiser Bingo Night at Sunrise Senior Living Center Service Learning Project: Sorting Coats for Coats for Kids Attended the YAC Attack Youth Leadership Conference Parent Appreciation Dinner Participated in the TAC & TLC Leadership Retreat Participated in the community forums
  20. 20. <ul><li>The Teen Resource Committee was founded in April 2008 by Patrick Larkin, Recreation Supervisor III and Josh Myer Teen Recreation Coordinator II. </li></ul><ul><li>Professional representatives from 20 teen services agencies in the Sacramento region meet monthly to share resources, train youth development staff, and support best practices in teen programming and services. </li></ul><ul><li>The Teen Resources Committee was selected by CPRS to create and implement the Youth Development Track of the 2011 CPRS Statewide Conference in Sacramento. </li></ul>Teen Resource Committee
  21. 21. <ul><li>Currently we are addressing 25 out of the 41 Developmental Assets. </li></ul><ul><li>Sold 133 Teen Center Memberships, an increase of 9 memberships compared to fiscal year 2008-2009. </li></ul><ul><li>To Date the average teen participation rate grew in the after school program to 773 teens per month. Compared to fiscal year 2008-2009 at a rate of 474. </li></ul>Teen Program Highlights
  22. 22. Thank you for your support

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