Youth Exploration Center (YEC)

The Youth Exploration Center (YEC), located in CYC’s “Forever Home,” is a space designed by and for students. Youth of all ages are welcome to drop in for homework help, to utilize resources like computers and books, or to plan service learning projects. The YEC also hosts afterschool programming for King Elementary students.

For more information about YEC programming, contact Brytani Cavil at And don’t forget to “Like” the YEC Facebook page!

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 held in the YEC:

  • King Kids STEM Club
  • Chess Club
  • Community Readers
  • Garden Club
  • Service Club
  • Girls Group