Programs at EDGE

Mondays
Academic Success- Tutoring: Adult volunteers/staff will be available for tutoring, including Math, History, Spanish, Language Arts, Chemistry & Biology. 
Healthy Living- Envision Partnerships: Teens will engage in large group discussions to learn skills and discuss how to cope with different aspects of their lives. Topics will vary from anxiety, relationships, study skills, racism, family dynamics, substance abuse and communication. 
Healthy Living- Mental Health Individual Counseling: Teens may seek out individual counseling with Amy, a licensed counselor from Focus On Youth, our mental health provider. (An additional consent form is necessary for individual counseling, this form is included in our registration packet). 

 

Tuesdays
Academic Success- Tutoring: Adult volunteers/staff will be available for tutoring, including Math, History, Spanish, Language Arts, Chemistry & Biology. 
Life Skills- Teens will participate in learning and building Life Skills that are important as they move into adulthood. Some of the Life Skills they will learn will be the basics of cooking, sewing, car maintenance, minor repairs and construction and how to handle basic medical emergencies. 
Life Skills- Man Group: Male teens will be able to gather 2x a month for a Male Empowerment group focusing on a variety of topics helping their mature into strong, independent, responsible and respectful men.

 

 Wednesdays
Academic Success- Tutoring: Adult volunteers/staff will be available for tutoring, including Language Arts and Math. 
Healthy Living- Mental Health Break Out Groups: Teens will be able to meet with Amy, a licensed counselor from Focus On Youth, our mental health provider. Teens will engage in large group discussions to learn skills and discuss how to cope with different aspects of their lives. Topics will vary from anxiety, grief, coming from blended families, depression, eating disorders, and relationships. Teens that have signed a Focus On Youth release form, can also sign up for time slots to have one on one discussions with Amy.

 

Thursdays
Academic Success- Tutoring: Adult volunteers/staff will be available for tutoring, including Language Arts and Math.
Community Service– Teens will complete various service projects at the center under the supervision of EDGE community service coordinator, Melissa. Projects include: Bicycle Recycle, EDGE community garden, Peanut Butter Sandwich Ministry, and Artwork For Chesterwood Nursing Home. 

 

Fridays
Movie Fridays- Teens can vote for a movie to be played on the big screen each Friday.

 

Special programs to be on the look out for: 
Art/Painting Classes
Kahoot! Trivia Competitions
MidPointe Library -Take And Make Activities
“Be Kind to Your Mind” Week to help students prepare for the stress of final exams