Teen Programs

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Academy Teen Center
A drop in center featuring pool, table tennis, air hockey, foosball, arts & crafts, homework room with computers with monitored internet access, and special activities. Transportation is provided for after-school hours from Smith and Gideon. At Smith, you must sign up at the main office before 7th period and at Gideon you must bring a note and sign up in the main office. Daily admission fees will be collected at the Teen Center for those who do not have passes. Daily Admission and/or School Year Passes have many benefits including:

  • Transportation during after-school hours
  • Wii and PS2 Wednesdays (Get active with    your favorite games)
  • Friday Movies
  • Staff Supervision (CPR and First Aid Certified)Special Events like Pool Tournaments, Field    Trips, and Holiday Celebrations
  • Concessions available for a small fee

Teen Center
School Year Pass 6-8                 208005-03

FEE:                School Year Pass (Grades 6-8): $59 
                        Daily Admission: $5/person
LOCATION:     Academy Building (2143 Main St.)
GRADES 6-8:  Beginning Thursday, August 30
                        Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 
                        3:00-6:00 p.m. 

Teen Center will be closed September 19; November 22,23; December 26, 27, 28.

Teen Center Open House
Kick off Applefest weekend at the Academy Teen Center for our Open House on Friday, October 12th from 3:00-6:00 p.m. Admission to the Teen Center is FREE on this day and is open to participants in grades 6-8 and their families. This is a great opportunity to meet the staff and your the facility. Join us for a friendly game of pool or spend some time in the game lounge. Popcorn, snow cones and refreshments will be served!

Middle School CoffeeHouse
On Friday, November 30th from 7:00-9:30 p.m. the Academy Teen Center will be hosting a middle school Coffeehouse event. Come listen to some great music, enjoy food with friends and hang out in the Teen Center game lounge. Calling all middle school musicians - we are looking for your talents to play at this new event! Please contact Mandee at teen.center @glastonbury-ct.gov or by phone at (860)652-7838.

Teen Trip Series
(Youth in grades 6-9) 
Enjoy a night out one Friday night per month to hang out with your friends! 6-8 graders can take the bus to the Teen Center and stay until the trip departs. Supervision by Teen Center staff. All trips include dinner, admissions, and transportation.

Teen Activities
Fields of Fire Adventure Park 9/21            208004-14
Haunted Graveyard 10/26                         208004-02
Revolutions Bowling 11/9                          208004-07
Mall & Movie 12/14                                    208004-04

FEE:                     $35/Person
LOCATION:          Depart Academy at 5:00 p.m. Please arrive for check in at 4:30 p.m.
MEETS:                Friday Nights specified above

American Red Cross Babysitting Course 
(Ages 11-15) 
Gain the confidence to handle most babysitting situations, like what to do in an emergency and how to keep yourself and the kids safe. You’ll also learn the basics of child care, feeding and changing diapers. Class DOES NOT include CPR and First Aid certification, but does include exposure to the basic methods. Plus, you’ll get tips on talking with parents and how to get your business started. An American Red Cross certificate will be e-mailed upon completion of the course. Be sure to provide a valid e-mail address during registration. Open to both residents and non-residents. Please bring a lunch, snack and water bottle to class. 

Teen Activities
Babysitter 10/13                208004-A2
Babysitter 11/3                  208004-A3

FEE:                  $65/Person (Includes Course Book)
MEETS:             9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
LOCATION:       Academy Cafeteria
DATE:                Saturday, October 13
                          Saturday, November 3