Teen -Enrichment

Our teen enrichment classes are a terrific way for your teen to explore their special interests, develop their talents, and have fun!  Learn about our exciting opportunities below.

Metuchen YMCA

Karate (Ages 13-Adult)
  • Karate (Ages 13+ -Adult )
Scratch Level 1 (Ages 8-16 years)
"SCRATCH "is programming language and an online community where children can program and share interactive media such as stories, games and animation with people from all over the world. As children create with Scratch, they learn to think creatively, work collaboratively, and reason systematically. Scratch is designed and maintained by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab.

One hour class, once a week
Ages 8-16
  • Scratch Level 1 (Ages 8-16 years )
Cooking (Ages 8-13)
In our COOKING classes, students will be introduced to basic recipes, simple kitchen tasks, safety and hygiene standards, cleanliness, measurements, time management, manners, portion control -- and more!
  • Kids Can Cook! (Ages 8-13)
Teen/Adult Ballet (Ages 14+)
Adult Ballet will help you improve your strength, flexibility, balance, and  posture. Our Adult Ballet classes are great for all skill levels because  classes will be tailored to meet the needs of the students. 

  • Barre, Balance, Ballet

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Edison YMCA

South Amboy YMCA

Leaders Club (Ages 12-18)

“The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.” -Ray Kroc

Calling all teens ages 12-18….It’s your time!  Leaders Club is a Nationwide Teen-led YMCA program, that teaches leadership skills through community service, volunteerism and personal growth.  This is a free program for our members.  For more information contact Mary Valera at mary.valera@ymcaofmewsa.org or call (732) 553-9622 ext. 4217.