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4-H Clubs
Penn State Cooperative Extension - Bucks County
Neshaminy Manor Center
Doylestown, PA 18901

215-345-3283
Fax: 215-343-1653
Email: BucksExt@psu.edu

Informal education with wide range of program areas for children and youth ages 8 to 19; monthly meetings in various locations; more than 150 projects, community service, trips, leadership development, animal science program that includes family pets, and much more; led by adult volunteers.
8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.
No membership fees; small fee for program supplies, insurance, snacks.
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Boy Scouts of America, Bucks County Council
One Scout Way
Doylestown, PA 18901

215-348-7205 
Fax: 215-348-7289
Website:  www.buckscountybsa.org

Character-building, citizenship-training, fitness-developing organization for boys, young men and young women; career exploration provides a bridge between school and work.
9:30am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday; 9:30am to 12:00pm, Saturday.
Small national membership fee.
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Freedom Valley Girl Scout Council
100 Juliette Low Way P.O. Box 814
Valley Forge, PA 19482

610-933-7555
Fax: 610-935-2714

Programs for girls ages 5 to 17, including provision of positive adult role models; after school, weekend and summer activities including resident camp, day programs, troop programs, special events and service activities.
8:30am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday.
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Latino Leadership Alliance of Bucks County
227-229 Mill Street
Bristol, PA 19007

215-788-4452
Fax: 215-788-4623
Email: Latinoalliance@dynanet.com

Satellite office:
Warminster Heights Community Center
75 Downey Drive
Warminster, PA 18974

215-328-9234

Youth groups at both Bristol and Warminster sites for ages 13 to 18 to discuss teen issues, drug and alcohol prevention, conflict resolution; opportunities for community service and education on careers and other cultures. Meetings once a week.
Call 9:00am to 5:00pm to register.
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Law Enforcement Explorer Post #5700
Plumstead Township Police Benevolent Association
5186 Stump Road
Plumsteadville, PA 18949

215-766-8741 ext 111
Fax: 215-766-8509

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Life Skills Training
YWCA of Bucks County
2425 Trevose Road
Trevose, PA 19053

215-953-7793
Fax: 215-396-1765
Email: ywcabc@erols.com  

Group program for children with emphasis on values, decision making, goal setting, school performance; weekly after school program for children ages 8 to 12 in a Langhorne church; weekly programs for resident children ages 6 to 12 at Creekside and Country Commons apartments (Bensalem Township), Glen Hollow apartments (Bristol Township), and Colonial Gardens apartments (Morrisville).
Call the YWCA 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday, for more information .
Free.
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Military Program
No Longer Bound Prevention Services
1230 Norton Avenue & 5401 Beaver Dam Road
Bristol, PA 19007

215-788-9511
Fax: 215-788-7051

Program for girls and boys, ages 7 to 17, residing in Lower Bucks, focusing on self-esteem, discipline, life skills; meets weekly from September to June. Once a year sign up in September.
9:00am to 4:00pm, Monday to Friday.
Free.
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Steps to Prevention
No Longer Bound Prevention Services
1230 Norton Avenue & 5401 Beaver Dam Road
Bristol, PA 19007

215-788-9511
Fax: 215-788-7051

Program for girls ages 12 to 17 in Lower Bucks focusing on developing self esteem, poise, charm, etiquette and how to speak. Meets weekly for 10 week sessions.
9:00am to 4:00pm, Monday to Friday.
Free.
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Teen Leaders Club
Family YMCA of Lower Bucks County
601 South Oxford Valley Road
Fairless Hills, PA 19030

215-949-3400
Fax: 215-949-YFAX 
(9329)

Club led by and for youth ages 13 to 18 to teach and learn leadership skills through hands-on community service projects, special speakers, travel and group meetings held evenings and weekends. Call the YMCA for more information.
Basic Y membership required ($30 per year); nominal club dues; financial assistance available.
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Teen Night
Central Bucks Family YMCA
2500 Lower State Road
Doylestown, PA 18901

215-348-8131

Activities for junior and high school teens  basketball, use of fitness center, volleyball, and swimming.
Call the YMCA for more information.
Every Friday night from 8:30pm to10:30pm.
Y members, no fee; associate members, $4; non-members, $6.
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The Community Teen Center
St. James Lutheran Church
14 Park Avenue
Chalfont, PA 18914

215-822-5682

New drop-in center providing recreational activities, including games and videos, music and dancing, sports, such as ping pong; sponsored by New Britain Borough and New Britain Township governments and the Chalfont Business Alliance and run by the Chal-Brit Youth Activity Association; counselors available on-site; workshops, discussions, and information of interest to teens; staffed by community volunteers and Family Service Association of Bucks County.
3:00pm to 9:00pm, Thursday; 3:00pm to 11:00pm, Friday; 2:00pm to 10:00pm, Saturday .
Free.
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VIP (Ventures in Peace)
The Peace Center
102 W. Maple Ave.
Langhorne, PA 19047

215-750-7220
Email:
ksweeney@thepeacecenter.org

This program empowers young people ages 13-17 and their families to handle life challenges and conflict in a positive way. VIP is an early intervention program that offers training in conflict management and problem solving strategies as a means to prevent violence.

   

Youth Community Academy
Bensalem Township Police Department
2400 Byberry Road
Bensalem, PA 19020

215-633-3700
Fax: 215-633-3656

Law enforcement facilitated classes for 8 th and 12 th grade students in the Bensalem School District instructs students in issues related to the law, court involvement, intentional trauma, and violence. Classes are held in nine to twelve week sessions several times each year.
8:00am to 4:00pm, Monday to Friday.
Free.
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Y-Teens
YWCA of Bucks County
2425 Trevose Road
Trevose, PA 19053

215-953-7793
Fax: 215-396-1765

Weekly program for youth (girls and boys) ages 12 to 16, focusing on life skills training, recreation, substance abuse and pregnancy prevention. Y-Teen Girls and Y-Teen Boys meet at Country Commons and Creekside apartments in Bensalem Township, Glen Hollow apartments in Bristol Township, and Colonial Gardens Apartments in Morrisville. For residents only.
Call 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday, for more information.
Free.

 

Bucks County Courthouse
5th Floor
55 E. Court Street
Doylestown, PA 18901
Phone: 215-348-6000