Palo Alto Online Database last updated: Monday, May 6, 2013.|
Youth and service groups
4-H Youth Development Program of Santa Clara County
1553 Berger Drive, Bldg. 1, San Jose. Serves boys and girls in grades K-12; outdoor education in agriculture, animal science, home economics and the environment. Leadership development, public speaking, civic responsibility are emphasized. Summer camp for kids ages 10 and up.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Call 408-282-3119.
Boy Scouts of America -- Pacific Skyline Council
1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Cub Scouts, ages 7-10; Boy Scouts, ages 11-17. Sea Scouting, Exploring and Venturing.
E-mail: email@example.com. Call 650-327-5900.
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council
1150 Chess Drive, Foster City. Cub Scouts, ages 7-10; Boy Scouts, ages 10-18; Sea Scouting, Exploring and Venturing, ages 14-21. Also 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, 650-327-5900.
E-mail: Brian.Curtis@Scouting.org. Call 650-341-5633.
Boys and Girls Clubs of the Peninsula
401 Pierce Road, Menlo Park. With seven sites in Redwood City, Menlo Park and East Palo Alto. Serves youth ages 6-18 after school and all day during summer. Academic services include extended learning day, summer instruction and small group instruction. Socal activities include one-on-one mentorship.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Call 650-646-6140.
Friends for Youth, Inc.
1741 Broadway, Redwood City . Serves at-risk youth, ages 8-17; mentoring program matches adult volunteers with at-risk youth. Mentoring Institute provides technical assistance, guidance and training to other mentoring agencies.
E-mail: email@example.com. Call 650-368-4444 .
Girl Scouts of Northern California
1310 S. Bascom Ave., San Jose. Girls 5-17 yrs. Traditional troops, virtual troops, math and science technology programs, as well as summer camp programs. Adult volunteers also sought. Look for postings at schools about Girl Scout registration. Call 408-287-4170.
Menlo Park Police Explorer Cadet Program
701 Laurel St., Menlo Park. Police Explorer Post #844 is affiliated with the Exploring Division of the Boy Scouts of America for young adults who wish to explore a career in law enforcement. Participants must be 14-21 years old. Police cadets perform a wide array of duties within the Menlo Park Police Department, from riding along on patrol for observation to providing security at teen dances.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Call 650-330-6300.
San Mateo and San Francisco Counties 4-H Youth Development Program
80 Stone Pine Road, Ste. 100, Half Moon Bay . Non-formal in nature, the 4-H program provides youth ages 5-19 development of citizenship, leadership and life skills through hands-on learning activities in group settings such as community-based clubs, school enrichment or after-school programs.
E-mail: email@example.com. Call 650-726-9059.
Youth Community Service (YCS)
4120 Middlefield Road, P8, Palo Alto. YCS engages youth in community service activities to promote increased awareness of community needs. Students can join YCS club at schools or attend Summer of Service Camp.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Call 650-858-8021.