Teen Programs

Registration for all programs can be done at patterson.perfectmind.com (unless otherwise stated to visit Recreation Office)

Invest In Me
Invest In Me
Invest In Me, is a non- profit organization focused on self- empowerment, leadership and civic engagement in Stanislaus County. Invest in Me provides participants with opportunities for self- development and growth on a personal and professional level, build skills so participants become leaders in their school and communities, and provides guidance and mentor- ship to support a successful transition to higher education and/or career path.

Empowerment Program:
Invest In ME, is a Leadership Empowerment Cohort Program intended for committed young ladies, 7th - 12th grades, willing to invest seven months. Participants may build skills, learn about a variety of topics relevant to young women, work on community projects and organize program conference. Participants are expected to participate in all activities and work on the conference and community projects. There will also be opportunities for exploration trips to take learning beyond the sessions. Program meets once a month for the months of: October, November, January, February, March, April and June.

Grades:
7th- 12th
Day 1: What does it mean to invest in you
            October 13th
Day 2: Confidence is Your Best Outfit
              November 3rd
Time: 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM
Location: TBD
Cost: FREE!

How to Register: www.investin-me.org
Deadline: Friday, September 21 st
Empower Hour

About Invest In Me:
Invest In Me, is a non- profit organization focused on self- empowerment, leadership and civic engagement, leadership and civic engagement in Stanislaus County. Invest in Me provides participants with opportunities for self- development and growth on a personal and professional level, build skills so participants become leaders in their school and communities, and provides guidance and mentor-ship to support a successful transition to higher education and/or career path.

Empower Hour:
During an hour time frame local professionals will share, inspire and empower young participants. Connect with local professionals, learn about their journey, and network with your pers. Light refreshments provided.

Grade:  7th- 12th and college students are welcomed!
Day: Third Tuesday of the month.
          Starts in September.
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Location: TBD
Cost:  FREE!
Friday Fun Day

Every Friday we will be having a fun day of crafts, game, movies and more!

Grade: 6th - 12th
Day: Fridays
Time: TBA
Location: Patterson Teen Center,
                1040 W. Las Palmas Suite B
Cost: FREE!
Other Details: Check out our Facebook page to see what activities we have going on: https://www.facebook.com/PattersonTeenCenter
YAC  Group photo

Patterson (YAC) Youth Action Commission


The Youth Action Commission is a program that provides teens in grades 6th-8th with activities and learning experiences that teach leadership, social skills, problem solving, and team building skills; while promoting community and cultural awareness. We value and promote youth ideas, input, involvement, diversity, communicating, and success. This is a youth led program, which pushes the youth to make a difference on issues in their community.

How to become a YAC Member
If you would like to know more about YAC or register to be a member of YAC please call 209.895.8083 or email jhayward@ci.patterson.ca.us , or you can drop by The City of Patterson's Recreation Department or 
Patterson's Teen Center for registration information

Age: 6th-12th grade
Day: Mondays
Time: 4:00-5:30 PM
Location:  Patterson Teen Center,1040 W. Las Palmas Suite B
                  Hammon Senior Center, 1033 W. Las Palmas Ave.
Cost: FREE!

Other Details: Registration is ongoing.