Educational and Social Programs

ORANGE COUNTY

United Way 211 Community Resource Directory
Phone: 2-1-1 or   (407) 839-4357
Text: text zip code to 898-211
Website: http://www.referweb.net/211communityresources/

ORLANDO

B.A.D.G.E Program

Address: Orange County Sheriff’s Office, 910 Fairvilla Road, Orlando, FL
Phone: (407) 521-4653
Website: https://www.ocso.com/
Program for middle school youth that provides one-on-one tutoring and mentoring from teachers and deputies
Both after-school programs and summer programs available

Requirements:

  • 2.0 GPA;
  • Remain drug, gang and violence free;
  • Maintain satisfactory conduct scores

Boys & Girls Club of Central Florida
Address: multiple locations
Phone: (407) 841-6855
Website: http://www.bgccf.org/
Ages 6-18, facility-based program (call for the one nearest you), mentoring for kids in disadvantaged circumstances

Central Florida Urban League, Youth Department
Address: 2804 Belco Drive, Orlando, FL 32808
Phone: (407) 841-7654, ext. 325
Website: http://www.cful.org/youth
Offers School Dropout Counseling, Youth Pregnancy Prevention, Anger Management, Tutoring, etc.

Community and Youth Services, City of Orlando
Phone: (407) 246-2285
All ages, all kinds of programs, most programs free for Orlando Residents, fee for nonresidents

Girl Scouts of Citrus Council
Address: 341 North Mills Avenue, Orlando, FL 32803
Phone: (407) 896-4475
Website: http://www.citrus-gs.org/
Cost: $7 one-year registration fee
Arts & crafts for the younger ones, camping and community service for middle and high school students

Hands on Orlando
Phone: (407) 740-8652
Website: http://www.handsonorlando.com/HOC__Affiliate_Home_Page

Hi-Tech Tutoring Center, Inc.
Address: 4554 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Suite 210, Orlando, FL 32855
Phone: (407) 858-0919
Contact: Ernestine Mosley
Website: http://www.hitechtutoring.org/
After-school tutoring help, computer programs, online homework help, reading

Monster Club Foundation
Address: multiple locations
Phone: (407) 621-6453
Website: http://www.monsterclubkidsprogram.org/

Orlando Police Explorer Program
Address: 100 South Hughey Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: (407) 758-4632
Website: http://www.cityoforlando.net/police/explorer-program/
Meetings every Tuesday at 6:00 PM
Requirements:

  • Must be 14 to 21 years of age;
  • Must be enrolled in an academic institution at 9th grade level or higher;
  • Must be of sound moral character;
  • Must have no serious criminal history; and
  • Must maintain a 2.0 or higher GPA

Parramore Kidz Zone
Phone: (407) 292-6500
Website: http://www.cityoforlando.net/parramorekidzzone/

Weekends of Greater Orlando
Address: P.O. Box 536055, Orlando, FL 32853
Phone: (407) 898-8277
Provides positive, safe, affordable, substance and violence free activities, develop self-esteem and leadership qualities, encourage volunteerism among high school teens

YMCA Central Florida
Address: multiple locations
Phone: (407) 896-9220
Website: http://ymcacentralflorida.com/
Summer & Day Camps (ages 5-14), youth sports (ages 3-17)

YMCA Teen Achievers
Address: 433 Mills Avenue, Orlando, FL 32803
Contact: Dan Garcia
Phone: (407) 895-4299
Website: http://ymcacentralflorida.com/y-locations/achievers/
Leadership development and mentoring program for 9-12th grade high school students

APOPKA

Boys & Girls Club of Central Florida
Address: John Bridges Center, 445 West 13th Street, Apopka, FL 32703
Phone: (407) 254-9416
Website: http://www.bgccf.org/
Ages 6-18, facility-based program (call for the one nearest you), mentoring for kids in disadvantaged circumstances

Boy Scouts of America – Central Florida Council
Address: 1951 South Orange Blossom Trail, Suite 102, Apopka, FL 32703
Phone: (407) 889-4403
Website: http://cflscouting.org/
Children & Youth Day Camps, Residential Camps and Scouting Program
Please call for troops in your local schools

Phillis Wheatley Elementary
Address: 1475 Marvin C. Zanders Avenue, Apopka, FL 32703
Phone: (407) 884-2250, ext. 302
Website: https://www.ocps.net/lc/north/ewh/Pages/default.aspx
Provides tutoring and mentoring that focuses on encouraging and enriching student’s life

YMCA Central Florida
Address: 221 South Binion Road, Apopka, FL 32703
Phone: (407) 886-1240
Website: http://ymcacentralflorida.com/
Summer & Day Camps (ages 5-14), youth sports (ages 3-17)

EATONVILLE

Boys & Girls Club of Central Florida
Address: 400-B Ruffel Street, Eatonville, FL 32751
Phone: (407) 599-3771
Website: http://www.bgccf.org/
Ages 6-18, facility-based program (call for the one nearest you), mentoring for kids in disadvantaged circumstances

LAKE BUENA VISTA

YMCA Central Florida
Address: 2800 East Vista Boulevard, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Phone: (407) 938-0680
Website: http://ymcacentralflorida.com/
Summer & Day Camps (ages 5-14), youth sports (ages 3-17)

WINTER GARDEN

Boys & Girls Club of Central Florida
Address: West Orange Recreation Center, 309 South West Crown Point Road, Winter Garden, FL 34787
Phone: (407) 599-3771
Website: http://www.bgccf.org/
Ages 6-18, facility-based program (call for the one nearest you), mentoring for kids in disadvantaged circumstances

West Orange Neighborhood Center for Family
Address: 955 East Story Road, Winter Garden, FL 34787
Phone: (407) 905- 2075
Website: https://4cflorida.org/parents/neighborhood-centers-for-families-ncf/west-orange/
West Orange area high schools only, counseling (family & individual), afterschool programs, tutoring

YMCA Central Florida
Address: 100 Windermere Road, Winter Garden, FL 324787
Phone: (407) 656-6430
Website: http://ymcacentralflorida.com/
Summer & Day Camps (ages 5-14), youth sports (ages 3-17)

WINTER PARK

PACE Center for Girls
Address: 445 North Wymore Road, Winter Park, FL 32789
Phone: (407) 992-0455
Website: http://www.pacecenter.org
Requirements: 12-17 years of age, at least one year behind in school, and have four or more risk factors
Counseling, education, case management, career preparation, volunteer and service learning opportunities

YMCA Central Florida
Address: multiple locations
Phone: (407) 896-9220
Website: http://ymcacentralflorida.com/
Summer & Day Camps (ages 5-14), youth sports (ages 3-17)

OSCEOLA COUNTY

KISSIMMEE

Boys & Girls Club of Central Florida
Address: multiple locations
Phone: (407) 841-6855
Website: http://www.bgccf.org/
Ages 6-18, facility-based program (call for the one nearest you), mentoring for kids in disadvantaged circumstances

Take Stock in Children – Osceola
Address: 2310 New Beginnings Road, Suite 118, Kissimmee, FL 34744
Phone: (407) 870-4855
Website: http://www.takestockinchildren.org/how-to-get-involved/find-a-program/counties/osceola
Scholarship & Mentoring program for grades 3-12

YMCA Central Florida
Address: multiple locations
Phone: (407) 896-9220
Website: http://ymcacentralflorida.com/
Summer & Day Camps (ages 5-14), youth sports (ages 3-17)

SEMINOLE COUNTY

The Foundation
Phone: (407) 321-3200 ext. 2977
2nd grade & high school students in Orange County and Seminole County

Seminole County Public Schools
Address: 400 East Lake Mary Boulevard, Sanford, FL 32773
Contact: Jane Lane
Phone: (407) 320-0244
Help for youths in Seminole County

Seminole Truancy Alternatives for Youth (STAY) Center, Seminole County Sheriff’s Office
Address: 181 Bush Loop, Sanford, FL 32773
Phone: (407) 302-3500
Website: https://www.seminolesheriff.org/page.aspx?id=49

United Way 211 Community Resource Directory
Phone: 2-1-1 or   (407) 839-4357
Text: text zip code to 898-211
Website: http://www.referweb.net/211communityresources/

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS

Boys & Girls Club of Central Florida
Address: Lillie H. Green Community Center, 325 Staton Street, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
Phone: (407) 841-6855
Website: http://www.bgccf.org/
Ages 6-18, facility-based program (call for the one nearest you), mentoring for kids in disadvantaged circumstances

LAKE MARY

YMCA Central Florida
Address: 665 Longwood-Lake Mary Boulevard, Road, Lake Mary, FL 32746
Phone: (407) 321-8944
Website: http://ymcacentralflorida.com/
Summer & Day Camps (ages 5-14), youth sports (ages 3-17)

OVIEDO

Monster Club Foundation
Address: 2780 Mystic Lake Drive, Oviedo, FL 32765
Phone: (407) 657-3796
Website: http://www.monsterclubkidsprogram.org/

Oviedo Police Explorers
Address: Oviedo Police Department, 300 Alexandria Boulevard (next to Oviedo City Hall)
Phone: (407) 977-6151
Website: http://cityofoviedo.net/node/295
No call ahead or appointment necessary
Meetings held every Wednesday 7-9 pm
Kids learn various aspects of police work such as building searches, traffic control, how to conduct a traffic stop and finger printing
Also have the opportunity to ride with officer while on duty

YMCA Central Florida
Address: 7900 Red Bug Lake Road, Oviedo, FL 32765
Phone: (407) 359-3606
Website: http://ymcacentralflorida.com/
Summer & Day Camps (ages 5-14), youth sports (ages 3-17)

SANFORD

Boys & Girls Club of Central Florida
Address: Westside Community Center, 919 South Persimmon Avenue, Sanford, FL 32771
Phone: (407) 841-6855
Website: http://www.bgccf.org/
Ages 6-18, facility-based program (call for the one nearest you), mentoring for kids in disadvantaged circumstances

Monster Club Foundation
Address: multiple locations
Phone: (407) 621-6453
Website: http://www.monsterclubkidsprogram.org/

Seminole Truancy Alternatives for Youth (STAY) Center, Seminole County Sheriff’s Office
Address: 181 Bush Loop, Sanford, FL 32773
Phone: (407) 302-3500
Website: https://www.seminolesheriff.org/page.aspx?id=49

BREVARD COUNTY

COCOA

Boys & Girls Club of Central Florida
Address: 814 Dixon Boulevard, Cocoa, FL 32922
Phone: (32) 301-4483
Website: http://www.bgccf.org/
Ages 6-18, facility-based program (call for the one nearest you), mentoring for kids in disadvantaged circumstances

YMCA Central Florida
Address: 1519 Clearlake Road, Building 18, Cocoa, FL 32922
Phone: (321) 433-7770
Website: http://ymcacentralflorida.com/
Summer & Day Camps (ages 5-14), youth sports (ages 3-17)

MELBOURNE

Boys & Girls Club of Central Florida
Address: 1824 Temple Terrace Avenue, Melbourne, FL 32935
Phone: (321) 242-0041
Website: http://www.bgccf.org/
Ages 6-18, facility-based program (call for the one nearest you), mentoring for kids in disadvantaged circumstances

Monster Club Foundation
Address: 2905 Kemblewick Drive, Melbourne, FL 32935
Phone: (321) 259-1100
Website: http://www.monsterclubkidsprogram.org/

YMCA Central Florida
Address: 6300 North Wickham Road, Suite 114, Melbourne, FL 32940
Phone: (321) 259-2929
Website: http://ymcacentralflorida.com/
Summer & Day Camps (ages 5-14), youth sports (ages 3-17)

MIMS

Boys & Girls Club of Central Florida
Address: 2477 Harry T. Moore Avenue, Mims, FL 32754
Phone: (321) 264-9811
Website: http://www.bgccf.org/
Ages 6-18, facility-based program (call for the one nearest you), mentoring for kids in disadvantaged circumstances

TITUSVILLE

YMCA Central Florida
Address: 2400 Harrison street, Titusville, FL 32780
Phone: (321) 267-8924
Website: http://ymcacentralflorida.com/
Summer & Day Camps (ages 5-14), youth sports (ages 3-17)

LAKE COUNTY

United Way 211 Community Resource Directory
Phone: 2-1-1 or   (407) 839-4357
Text: text zip code to 898-211
Website: http://www.referweb.net/211communityresources/

LADY LAKE

Monster Club Foundation
Address: 735 South Highway 27/441, Lady Lake, FL 32159
Phone: (352) 753-0722
Website: http://www.monsterclubkidsprogram.org/

LEESBURG

Monster Club Foundation
Address: multiple locations
Phone: (407) 621-6453
Website: http://www.monsterclubkidsprogram.org/

MINNEOLA

YMCA Central Florida
Address: 1300 Fosgate Road, Minneola, FL 34715
Phone: (352) 3994-7243
Website: http://ymcacentralflorida.com/
Summer & Day Camps (ages 5-14), youth sports (ages 3-17)

TAVARES

YMCA Central Florida
Address: 1465 David Walker Road, Tavares, FL 32778
Phone: (352) 343-1144
Website: http://ymcacentralflorida.com/
Summer & Day Camps (ages 5-14), youth sports (ages 3-17)

POLK COUNTY

United Way 211 Community Resource Directory
Phone: 2-1-1 or   (407) 839-4357
Text: text zip code to 898-211
Website: http://www.referweb.net/211communityresources/

OKEECHOBEE COUNTY

United Way 211 Community Resource Directory
Phone: 2-1-1 or   (407) 839-4357
Text: text zip code to 898-211
Website: http://www.referweb.net/211communityresources/

VOLUSIA COUNTY

United Way 211 Community Resource Directory
Phone: 2-1-1 or   (407) 839-4357
Text: text zip code to 898-211
Website: http://www.referweb.net/211communityresources/

DELAND

Monster Club Foundation
Address: 930A Hunters Creek Drive, DeLand, FL 32720
Phone: (386) 740-8679
Website: http://www.monsterclubkidsprogram.org/

NEW SMYRNA BEACH

Monster Club Foundation
Address: 10101 Newport Sound Place, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168
Phone: (386) 409-7779
Website: http://www.monsterclubkidsprogram.org/

ORANGE CITY

Monster Club Foundation
Address: 830 Saxon Trace Way, Orange City, FL 32763
Phone: (386) 775-4774
Website: http://www.monsterclubkidsprogram.org/

PORT ORANGE

Monster Club Foundation
Address: 1375 Richel Drive, Port Orange, FL 32129
Phone: (386) 763-0686
Website: http://www.monsterclubkidsprogram.org/