Edgies Teen Center and College Prep Program
Teen Center Activities
Edgies Teen Center is committed to empowering New York City teens ages 13 to 18, ensuring that they have the skills, resources, and opportunities to achieve their full potential. In our program, Edgies teens receive individual guidance from highly qualified staff as well as access to immersive professional studios and academic enrichment. We aim to generate in participants the skills and motivation necessary to succeed through quality educational, recreational, and social programs.
Teen Center Classes are currently being held virtually. If you are an enrolled student, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
SAT Prep (Virtual): Students strengthen their test taking skills to increase their chances of getting into their top college. This free intensive class familiarizes students with SAT math and English content aligned to the newly redesigned SAT Exam. (Session 1 on Mondays and Wednesdays, Session 2 on Tuesdays and Thursdays)
Senior Advisory (Virtual): Tailored specifically for graduating high school seniors, Senior Advisory walks students through the college application process and allows them to attend free college financial aid workshops. All senior class participants must select one day a week to attend. (Rising seniors must attend one session a week on Wednesday or Thursday)
Open Gym (In-person): Teens can use this unstructured gym time to improve their jump shot, speed, and confidence on the court or jump into a scrimmage with friends! They can also unwind from their week while playing volleyball, jump rope, or badminton.
YouTube Universe (Virtual): Participants will learn how to start their own YouTube channel. During this 6-week program, teens learn the best practices of crafting content, techniques for shooting videos, and software tools to edit videos on a budget. Participants will engage in discussions on topics like YouTube analytics, marketing strategies, and social media connections.
College Prep Advising (In-person or Virtual): Individualized college application advising with expert support. (By appointment)
Creative Writing (Virtual): Students will enhance their creative writing and storytelling skills. Students will get pointers on writing captivating stories.
Hub Partnership (Virtual): Peer-led advocacy workshop series helping students identify their personal needs, needs for their community and using their voice.