What We Offer - For Teens
YMCA of San Francisco teen programs provide teens a safe place to call their own and a chance to connect with positive role models and adults who care about them. Teen programs include youth development activities, leadership groups, community service projects, exposure to diverse career options, after-school activities, tutoring and mentoring, sports, camping, strength-training, and fun.
Youth Chance High School is a non-tuition private school operated by the Embarcadero YMCA.
Building Futures Mentoring is a program created to address the mental health counseling needs of youth.
YMCA Youth & Government encourages students to develop leadership skills and self-confidence to last a lifetime, through the study of public issues, debate of public policy, writing of...
From mentoring programs to our comprehensive Youth Service Bureaus, the YMCA of San Francisco specializes in collaborating and partnering within our communities and schools to offer diverse...
Volunteers are at the heart of the YMCA and that is why the YMCA is at the heart of the community. Did you know we have nearly 50% more volunteers than staff?
When a teen enters a YMCA After School program, they find themselves in a safe environment to learn and grow.
The YMCA Counselor in Training CIT Leadership program is designed for the camper to prepare for their role as a future camp counselor.
We use our old-growth redwood forest and a bio-diverse environment of nearly 1,000 acres as platforms to educate and inspire people about the natural world.
The YMCA believes that youth sports programs encourage and promote healthy and strong kids, families and communities.
What YMCA teen experience would be complete without an adventure trip in the wilderness, a spring break caravan, a kayaking trip down the American River, or a week at one of our spectacular...
Did you know that modern swim instruction was invented at the YMCA in the first indoor pool in America?
Imagine being a part of one of the most respected human services organizations in the world. A place where your work positively influences the lives of others; a place where you thrive...
Kids express themselves through music, dance, and other creative outlets through YMCA programming often partnering with other arts based organizations.
Bring your students to our residential site or let our naturalists come to your school - either way, we'll take your students outside of the classroom for hands-on learning in nature's...
Experience a week of camp at our 900+ acre facility nestled among old-growth redwoods in the Santa Cruz Mountains.