Teen Summer Program

Teen Summer Program

Program Overview

2021 summer hours begin on Monday, June 7th and end on Friday, August 20th. The Club Teen Center will be open Monday-Friday from 6:30am-5:30pm. The Teen Summer Program will start at 10:00 a.m. and runs until 4:00 p.m. Programming will be done here at the Boys & Girls Club and at the Downtown Oshkosh YMCA. The program is open to teens ages 14-18 years old. Please have your teen here before 9:30 a.m. so they are ready to walk to the YMCA.

The CLUB Teen Center includes a fitness center, tech center, lounge, games room and concession area. At the Downtown Oshkosh YMCA, teens will have the opportunity to use their workout facilities, gym, pool, kitchen, and other rec areas in the building.

There is a program cap of 50 teens for summer 2021.

There will be a $10 fee (in addition to Club membership) to cover our weekly field trips.

Program sessions are based on current teen interests and will change throughout the summer. These programs will be high quality and keep teens engaged in learning while having fun. Programs include, but are not limited to:

  • Outdoor Games
  • Sports
  • Community Lead Programs
  • Cooking
  • Strength & Conditioning
  • Art
  • Swimming
  • Technology and 3-D Printing
  • Leadership
  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Boys & Girls Club’s nationally used programs

The CLUB Teen Center Hours and Fees

The Club Teen Center will be open 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday

Any teen that chooses to be in the building between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. must participate in Club programming.

To attend the Club, teens must have a current membership form on file and have paid their yearly $25 membership fee. Registration for the summer program starts on March 1, 2021.

Field trip fees must be paid before the date of the trip for the teen to be eligible to attend.

Any questions regarding the CLUB Teen Center should be directed to the Liz Karlovich, Teen Center Program Director at 920-233-1414, ext. 112 or elizabethk@bgcosh.org


Teens are expected to behave according to our Club rules found in our Parent Handbook. Youth who choose not to follow these expectations will not be able to participate in our summer program.

Summer Weekly Trips

Each week teens will have the opportunity to sign up for a field trip that will take place on Friday. Each trip is a first come first served basis, and they must sign up no later than the day before the trip takes place in order to participate. Teen field trip info will be available starting May 1st. 

There will be no other programs offered for teens on the day of the field trip.

Teen Field Trips

Trips list will be updated at a later date.

College Trips

This summer, teens will have the opportunity to take trips to tour some of Wisconsin’s college campuses and learn about post-secondary education options. Locations will be determined based on availability of tours. Contact the Liz Karlovich, Teen Center Program Director at 920-233-1414, ext. 112 or elizabethk@bgcosh.org for more information.

Teens 2 Work

Work at EAA! This is a paid program for any teen aged 14 & up with a work permit, who would like to gain useful employment skills and knowledge. Teens must complete an interview in order to be considered for a position, as well as daily evaluations and progress reports each time they work. Teens wanting to participate will need to attend Career Launch and Money Matters. Teen staff will be taking teens to the EAA grounds to work with Babalou Enterprises, LLC selling ice cream. Applications can be picked up at the Teen Center starting June 1st, 2020.