Posted on August 5, 2022
For support of their Teen Campus programs which focus upon academic success by preparing teens for high school graduation, college matriculation, and careers, in addition to helping them to build critical leadership and social skills. The teen population is a major focus for Madison Square because adolescence is such a pivotal time in a young person’s life, when even small good or bad decisions can lead to big and lasting consequences. They want to continue to better support teens, using their feedback to help design and implement programs that keep them academically interested and engaged so that they will stay motivated to graduate with individualized plans for the future. They seek to serve 700 teens across all 6 club sites through these programs, which operate daily after school and during the summer months. Madison Square serves children and teens in some of New York City’s most neglected neighborhoods located in Brooklyn, Manhattan and the Bronx, by providing comprehensive afterschool and summer programs.