Youth Exploration Center (YEC)
The Youth ExplorationÂ Center (YEC), located in CYCâ€™s “Forever Home,” is a space designed byÂ and for students. Youth of all ages are welcome to drop in for homework help, to utilizeÂ resources like computers and books, or to plan service learning projects. The YEC alsoÂ hosts afterschool programming for King Elementary students.
YEC programs help students to:
- practice investigative thinking and learn to solve problems in new ways.
- get engaged in their communities through service learning projects.
- develop resiliency and independence.
- gain team-building and leadership skills.
Currently, these afterschool enrichment programs for King Elementary students are heldÂ in the YEC:
- King Kids STEM Club
- Chess Club
- Community Readers
- Garden Club
- Service Club
- Girls Group