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Summer 2023

Welcome to SUMMER 2023:

Summer of Empowerment at Teen Services

Teen Services is offering a multi-faceted summer program designed to provide expanded social-emotional and learning opportunities for Sonoma Valley teens.  These programs aim to instill character and leadership skills, empower teens to be their true authentic selves, engage in civic education and leadership, build problem-solving and communication skills, prepare teens for the working world, and promote mental and emotional health. The programs will incentivize student participation with a small stipend and a completion bonus for those who participate in all offerings.

This program is in special partnership with the Sonoma Valley Education Foundation, Hanna institute, and On the Margins.

Who do we serve?

Teen Services programs are open to teens in Sonoma Valley grades 9th through 12th. During the summer, incoming 9th graders are welcome to participate in programs. Registration is FREE for all teens.

What are program hours?

Teen Services hours of operations change seasonally. During Summer Programs we will open to teens at 12pm, and close at 7pm. Program times may vary based on program location and start time. Teen Services staff will communicate any changes to teens as they arise. Teen Services is located at 17440 Sonoma Highway next to Flowery Elementary School’s parking lot.

How to register for programs?

Registration for membership at Teen Services is FREE of cost. You can register in person at Teen Services or online by clicking the button below.

Registration to specific programs can be done online by clicking the button under each program description below.

Who is the point of contact at Teen Services?

Registration and Membership questions may be directed to VP of Teen Services, Eric Gonzalez. email: [email protected]

Questions about Programs and/or Field Trips contact Teen Program Director, Alixya Soto email: [email protected]

If you need to reach Teen Services staff for any reason call or text our Club Cell: 707-775-1284

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Summer Programs

Ready to Work

Prepares teens for the working world and for life, covering topics ranging from how to find a job, interview techniques, appropriate job behavior. Includes highly interactive and engaging workshops that spark and motivate young people and one-on-one coaching for success.

Dates: June 26th through June 30th 

Time: 3:00pm to 5:00pm (Program time subject to change.)

Location: Teen Services 17440 Sonoma Highway (Program location subject to change.)

Lovin’ Oven Culinary Academy

Unfortunately, we are no longer accepting registrations for the Lovin’ Oven Culinary Academy as it is at full capacity.

The Lovin’ Oven Culinary Academy is a unique program that promotes healthy habits through a 20-hour course for teens that includes ServeSafe food handler classes, knife skills, cooking techniques, and real-world experience.

Dates: July 24th through July 28th 

Time: 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: Teen Services 17440 Sonoma Highway

Keystone: Leadership & Advocacy

Keystone is a dynamic teen leadership and advocacy group with a purpose of civic education, leadership, and self-identity. By teaching teens to play a larger part in their community, they will learn to use their voice and advocate for what they believe in.

Dates: Wednesdays & Fridays in July, Starting July 7th

Friday July 7
Wednesday July 12
Friday July 14
Wednesday July 19
Friday July 21
Wednesday July 26 (Graduation)

Time: 11:00am to 1:00pm

Location: Teen Services 17440 Sonoma Highway

Learn & Earn at Operation Bicycle

Dive into bike mechanics by building your own bike. Operation Bicycle’s Learn & Earn Program is designed to give teens the opportunity learn basic bike mechanic skills, bike maintenance, and teens leave the program with a bike of their own!

To register, please contact Operation Bicycle Manager Adrian Palenchar

Phone Number: 707-343-7223

Email: [email protected]

Boys II Men: A Passage to Adulthood

The Boys II Men program is a targeted effort to instill in teen members the understanding, skills and strategies they need to make a successful transition to adulthood. The goal of the program is for each teen to become aware of his unique gifts, seek ways to contribute to his family, school, and learn how to become a valuable member of the community.

Dates: Wednesdays & Fridays in July, Starting July 7th

Friday July 7
Wednesday July 12
Friday July 14
Wednesday July 19
Friday July 21
Wednesday July 26 (Graduation)

Time: 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: Teen Services 17440 Sonoma Highway

Authentically Me!: Empower Today, Inspire Tomorrow!

Authentically Me is a program designed to help empower young women to become resilient within themselves by encouraging them to be unapologetically and authentically their true selves. Through workshops and field trips in our community. The goal is for each participant to be closer to being their authentic selves.

Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays in July, Starting July 6th

Thursday July 6
Monday July 10
Thursday July 13
Monday July 17
Thursday July 20
Monday July 24 (Graduation)

Time: 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: Teen Services 17440 Sonoma Highway

Post-Secondary Education & Career Tours

Tour 4-year universities, 2-year colleges, and potential career opportunities with Teen Services. What better way to learn about Post-Secondary Opportunities than to tour in person. Limit 14 students per tour, sign ups made available 1-week prior to the trip.

Dates: Tuesdays in June, July, August. Starting June 27th

Time: Departure time may vary

Location: All field trips will depart from Teen Services 17440 Sonoma Highway

Drivers Ed at Teen Services

Teen Services staff facilitate an online Drivers Ed course which helps teens along their process of obtaining a learners permit. The course is supplemented with an outline of how to ultimately get their drivers license.

Dates: July 5th through July 7th

Time: 3:00pm to 5:00pm

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