GMVCC offers a variety of programming for teens in grades 6-12. We provide opportunities in educational enrichment, creative expression, service and leadership, and social activities for building friendships and community. Our staff guides teens through activities and helps them grow and value themselves personally. From classes to dances and everything in between, we have something for everyone.
Check out our Youth Calendar (PDF 1.4 MB) and browse our 2013 Wish List (PDF 45 KB). For more information email Kristiane or call 425-432-1272. To learn more about the good work being done at the Maple Valley Community Center, please contact Executive Director Mark Pursley.
GMVCC Youth Programs are funded by the generous support of the City of Maple Valley, United Way of King County, the King County Department of Community & Human Services, private grants, and the generous donations from individuals and organizations in our local community.
The GMVCC Youth Program at The Den is pleased to offer a variety of special events and activities just for teens including Teen Movie Nights, Mature Video Game Night, Tournament Nights, Karaoke Nights, Teen Dances, and Teen Concerts. And don't miss the fun at our annual Battle of the Bands. GMVCC provides a safe environment for teens to socialize in a positive way. Youth in grades 6-12 who attend school or live within the Tahoma School District are invited to attend.
Weekly summer trips for teens entering 6th - 12th grades include camping, kayaking, rafting, rock climbing, Gameworks, Family Fun Center, Wild Waves and a special trip to Silverwood Theme Park in Idaho.
Youth Council is a peer program designed to build partnerships for positive healthy development that engage youth as active leaders in their communities. Youth Council fosters leadership, resiliency and protective factors in young people through action-oriented meetings using fun activities and a high-energy format.
Now recruiting for peer educators. DateWise volunteers are trained to provide in-school presentations to junior and high school youth on the topic of dating violence.
This after school program offered for Cedar River and Tahoma Middle School students includes arts & crafts, games, sports, team building and goal setting. FREE! Parent permission required. Join the FUN!