Teen Center

The Teen Center includes a computer room, game room, music studio, and much more! We offer a wide variety of exciting programs throughout the year such as DJ/Production and Concept to Creation. Whether you need help with homework, assistance filling out a job application, or learning about community service opportunities - we are here for you! 

What Teens are saying about us:

  • "I come to experience new opportunities, to help myself and to be with my friends". 
  • "This is a place where I can relax and get my work done...like yesterday I had to get my project done and completed it here. And also you guys are nice." 


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TEEN ADVENTURE ALL SUMMER!

Join us this summer for fun and exciting activities for teens. Teens entering 6th grade through 12th grade may participate! Programs and activities include archery, basketball, kayaking, gaming, yoga, mobile gym, field trips, dive-in movie, flag football, drumming, STEM, volleyball, 3 v 3 soccer, book club, online scavenger hunt, scary stories in the Arboretum, karaoke and an end of summer Glow Party!

All programs and activities are FREE! Food and beverages will be served! 

Earn points all summer to win prizes!


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Hours of Operation during the school year:

  • Monday-Friday:
    10:30 AM - 7:00 PM 
  • Saturday & Sunday: Closed
  • Early Release Day / Professional Study Days
    9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • School Breaks
    9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Teen Center facility.

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Become a Teen Center Member

Teens, if you are looking to become a member you will need to bring a parent or legal guardian with you for the tour (don't worry, this is the only time we ask your parents to be here šŸ˜œ ). It is important to us that the parents know where their child is and who they are going to be with. On this tour, you will see where you will be hanging out and given an application for membership (membership is free).

In order to be a Teen Center member, you must be ages 13 - 18 and currently enrolled in high school.

Please call 954-571-4568 to schedule your tour today!

Teen on pier with fishing rod holding his catch.

Teens getting tennis Instruction

Teens stocking food on shelves for community service

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Programs & Activities

The Teen Center has set programs throughout the school year, but we encourage our members' voices in deciding what speakers, programs, and classes we offer. Most importantly, classes are FREE!

Self Defense given by COBRA

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Life Skills 

The Botvin LifeSkills Training is being offered by the Hanley Foundation in the Fall of 2022 with 6 Friday sessions. The Hanley Foundation website shares the following: "students develop strategies for making healthy decisions, reducing stress, and managing anger. They strengthen their communication skills and learn how to build healthy relationships. Students also understand the consequences of substance use, risk-taking, and the influences of the media." If you would like your teen to participate please call us to RSVP. 

DATE TIME
09/02/22 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
09/09/22 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
09/16/22 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
09/23/22 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
09/30/22 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
10/07/22 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Cooking Matters

Nutrition Educator Liz Lewis from UF-IFAS Broward County Extension, Family Nutrition Program will be presenting six workshops for teens in Fall 2022! 

DAY DATE TIME  
Wednesday 08/24/22 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM Eat From Every Food Group
Every Day
Wednesday 09/07/22 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM Eat a Variety of Color Fruits
Wednesday 09/21/22 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM Eat a Variety of Color Vegetables
Wednesday 10/19/22 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM Choose Grains as Often as You Can
Wednesday 11/02/22 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM Compare Food Labels to Make 
Healthier Choices for Snacks
Wednesday 11/16/22 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM Compare Food Labels to Make 
Healthier Choices for Beverages


Digital Photography

Snap* Snap* Come join Ms. Lara Pinheiro our wonderful photography instructor to learn the basics about taking photos and using a camera effectively. She will also educate you about important topics such as lighting. With this class, you can start building your own portfolio. No experience is needed and cameras are available for you to use during the workshops.

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DAY DATE TIME
Wednesday 8/17/22 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 8/24/22 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 8/31/22 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 9/7/22 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 9/14/22 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 9/21/22 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 9/28/22 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

DJ/Production/Vocalist - POSTPONED

Ever thought about becoming a Disc Jockey, Producer, or Vocalist? Here's your chance to learn the basics of the most advanced techniques in the music industry. We have our very own Party DJ and Music Producer "Kong The DJ" who provides lessons two times a week in our studio.

DAY TIME
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Concept 2 Creation

Students learn the basic principles of working with embroidery on fabric. You can also learn how to create Logos and Business artwork. Students can do heat transfer with vinyl designs and create custom apparel!

Teen making a shirt using a press

DAY DATE TIME
Tuesday TBD 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
Tuesday 09/13/22 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
Tuesday 09/27/22 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
Tuesday 10/11/22 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
Tuesday 10/25/22 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
Tuesday 11/15/22 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM


Sound Engineering - POSTPONED

Learn to assemble, operate and maintain technical equipment used to amplify, enhance, mix or produce sound. You will also learn to identify the sound requirements for a given task or situation and perform the appropriate actions to produce the sound.

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DAY TIME
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Artistic Touch

Tired of drawing stick figures, making macaroni art, and lame picture frames? In this program you will get an opportunity to tap into your inner artist by expanding on your creativity and exercising that artistic muscle. Graphite Drawing, Acrylic Painting, Candle-Making projects and whatever else you want to be better at. Nothing is off-limits to your imagination.

Teens painting colorful images

DAY DATE TIME
Tuesday 08/23/22 5:45 PM - 6:45PM
Tuesday 09/06/22 5:45 PM - 6:45PM
Tuesday 09/20/22 5:45 PM - 6:45PM
Tuesday 10/04/22 5:45 PM - 6:45PM
Tuesday 10/18/22 5:45 PM - 6:45PM
Tuesday 11/01/22 5:45 PM - 6:45PM
Tuesday 11/29/22 5:45 PM - 6:45PM


Cooking with the Chef

Do you like being creative with food and making a delicious meal? We have cookbooks and a kitchen available to teens to make some wonderful food. They will also learn how to keep their cooking area sanitary and work as a team.

Teen cooking - mixing their deliciousness in a bowl and scooping onto a pan

DAY   TIME
Friday 8/19/22 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Friday 9/2/22 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Friday 9/16/22 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Friday 9/30/22 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Men2Boys

This is a wonderful program that we host whose mission is to provide Group Mentoring and "Teen Coaching" to boys in the community. They focus on topics such as smart decisions and discovering their purpose. Learn more about the Men2Boys program.

DAY DATE TIME
Monday 08/22/22 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Monday 08/29/22 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Monday 09/12/22 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Monday 09/19/22 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

BSO Deerfield Beach Police Athletic League (PAL) Boxing

The National Association of Police Athletic/Activities League (National PAL) and its chapters work nationwide to promote the prevention of juvenile crime and violence by building relationships among kids, cops, and the community through positive engagement. BSO/Deerfield Beach PAL Mission Statement:

- For all participants to be physically and mentally fit.

- For all participants to give maximum effort in all endeavors.

-For all participants to be good role models at home, in school, and in their communities.

- For all participants to be humble in victory, gracious in defeat, and put fair play above all.

Please email Luz Deroseney for an application. All New PAL Program members must complete the application before beginning. There is a $5 application fee. 

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Note: The first day is Thursday, 08/18/22. There will be no class on Tuesday 11/08/22, 11/22/22 and Thursday 11/24/22.
DAY TIME
Tuesdays 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Thursdays 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM