GMVCC offers a variety of programming for teens in grades 6-12. We provide opportunities in educational enrichment, creative expression, service and leadership, and social activities for building friendships and community. Our staff guides teens through activities and helps them grow and value themselves personally.
For more information about the Teen Program, please email or call 425-432-1272.
GMVCC Youth Council is a leadership and service learning program for Tahoma School District middle and high school students. The program constantly welcomes new members. Activities include volunteering at local events, helping to collaborate on ideas that benefit the Maple Valley area, and taking on other active roles in the community.
The GMVCC Teen Program Staff trains interested teens to be peer educators. This program uses presentations, discussion groups, videos, and group activities. DateWise peer educators develop leadership skills through these various lessons and team building activities. All children within 90 square miles are available for the training. A commitment to trainings and presentations is required. Please email or call 425-432-1272 to join!
summer Youth Program
This positive and proactive summer enrichment program, which is led by trained GMVCC Teen Program Staff, is centered on community service and building leadership skills that focus on respect, making a difference, integrity, authenticity, and courage. Summer Program runs for 7 weeks during the summer and consists of one "fun trip" and one community service project per week. Don’t miss this chance to meet new friends, serve your community, and have a blast!
Registration opens mid-March.
GMVCC Teen Program Staff collaborate with the Tahoma School District to offer homework help after school to teens in 6-8th grades at Maple View Middle School and Summit Trail Middle School.
The Den Teen Center provides a safe and supportive environment for ALL teens that encourages trust, empathy, mutual respect, and learning. Please call for our current support services for LGBTQ students.
Other LGTBQ information referrals
If you are in a crisis, please call the 24-hour crisis line at 206-461-3222.