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Teens Give Back

One of my favorite programs at the Y that I run is our Teen Leader Corps, which is a club for teens in grades 9-12 who are interested in developing leadership skills while volunteering and doing community service. Our current Leader Corps crew is a great group of teens with diverse interests and backgrounds – […]

Teen Night Out Engages the Community

Teen Night Out, held on the third Friday of each month, provides a great opportunity for students in grades 6-12th grade to come together for a night of substance free fun in a safe environment. This evening has become increasingly popular here at the Y and our last event had a record number of participants. […]

Teens Gather 200+lbs of Food to Benefit Community Kitchen

Just before Christmas the Keene Community Kitchen stopped by the Y to pick up more than 200 lbs of non-perishable food and pantry items collected as part of a food drive run by the Y’s Teen Leader Corps. Everyone was impressed by how much our Y managed to gather to help those in our community […]