This page contains information about opportunities, activities, and events for youth. Look for information under the following sections: General, Summer Camps, Education, and Sports.


Activities for Teens: In February and March the Bomberger Teen Center offers a teen open mic jam, a video game playoff, chess instruction and games, and comic art and animation classes. Check out new events for teens in the attached flier. (posted 1-26-2010)

Dayton Department of Recreation and Youth Services:
They have a lot of programs for youths and people of all ages. Check out their web page at
(posted 5/7/09)

Positive Parenting Program
Dates: Continuous
Time: 10:00 am & 3:30 pm
Location: Healthy Lifestyle Center-HLC, One Elizabeth Place AND Dr. Charles R. Drew Health Center, 1323 W. Third Street (Dayton)
Details:  Free parenting classes offered by the Public Health Department – Dayton & Montgomery County.  Classes are open to the public and referrals by public agencies.  
General Information:  For class schedule or more information call 937-496-7915 or visit our website at
(posted 6/1/09)

Aiming High – Youth Leadership Program
Dates:  every Thursday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Location: 1 Elizabeth Place, 4 West Pavilion, Suite 400 (Dayton)
Presented by: Urban Minority Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Outreach Program (UMADAOP)
Details: Aiming High is a youth leadership program, for youth ages 12-16, which encourages and empowers youth in maintaining a drug-free lifestyle through peer support.  Applications are available for pick up at 1 Elizabeth Place, 4th Floor.
Contacts: Mr. Gregory Osborne, 937-276-2176, ext. 14
(posted 6/1/09)

Adolescent Wellness Center is accepting new patients
Location: 141 W. Third Street (Dayton)
Services offered: Primary care serving teens in Montgomery County.  We provide physicals for work and sports, sick care, STD testing and gynecological care.  We accept most insurance and have a sliding fee for patients who are uninsured.  AWC staff can provide further information, brochures, or business cards to hand out.
Telephone: 937-222-9355
(posted 6/1/09)

Teen Leadership Summit – Montgomery County Youth Collaborative
Date: Friday, September 18, 2009
Location: Dayton Convention Center (Dayton)
Details:  Free one-day conference for Montgomery County high school students (grades 9-12).  Interactive workshops, lunch, door prizes.
Contact:  email:

Summer Camps


Young Scholars Program: Sinclair Community College offers a special program for students in grades 8 - 12 whose parents did not attend college. This program helps them become academically and socially prepared to enter college.The Young Scholars Program is a unique five-year experience designed to provide first generation students residing in Montgomery County an opportunity to become academically and socially prepared to enter college. The program offers 10, four-hour Saturday sessions during the fall, winter, and spring.  These sessions coincide with the educational theme for each grade level.  In addition, computer literacy is offered to every grade level.  The educational themes are as follows:

  • Eighth grade - Personal and Academic Development

  • Ninth grade - Academic Development and Ohio Graduation Test Preparation

  • Tenth grade - Career Development and Ohio Graduation Test Preparation

  • Eleventh grade - Leadership Development

  • Twelfth grade - College Enrollment Preparation

For more information, please contact Kates Brommeland, YSP Coordinator, (937) 512-3730 or (937) 512-5187, or e-mail There is also more information on their web site: .



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Harvey Clayman,
Jan 26, 2010, 12:32 PM