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MECKTEENS

Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation offers a wide variety of fun, exciting, and educational programs for youth and teens ages 11-17 from all backgrounds and areas of Mecklenburg County. Recreation and leisure activities are provided for constructive use of "free time," social, physical & educational activities, life skill training, team building, cultural enrichment and other creative outlets are used to influence positive life choices. The programs range from talent shows, canoeing, acting, cooking classes, bowling, mentoring/job readiness, skating, teen socials, female/male clubs, college tours, skiing, fitness class, summer camps....and so much more!!....we do it all!!! 

 

Check out upcoming programs: Visit eParks for a complete list of our teen programs.

 

 

 

 

MECKTEENS UPCOMING PROGRAMS AND EVENTS


MECKTEEN CHEFS

 

 

Meck Teens Chef


Youth and teens have an opportunity to learn the basic skills of culinary art, such as Kitchen Dynamics, Knife Skills, Dinning Room Etiquette, World Cuisine, Stocks, Soups, and Sauces, etc. The teens explore all steps of cooking like measuring, nutrition, restaurant management, and the proper ways of using utensils and food presentation from a professional licensed chef. The goal of the program is to increase their awareness of career choices, while increasing their self esteem, and learning new skills. The teens not only developed positive relationships with peers but also gain valuable leadership skills while learning how to work as a team. 
For More information please contact KD Brown

MECKTEENS TEEN COUNCIL
MeckTeens Teen Council consist of 13 teens ages 12-17 in Mecklenburg County and surrounding areas to assist in the planning and execution of All teen programs in Mecklenburg County. The teen council is designed to give teens a voice in the community and be a part of what happens for teens in the county. The teens attend bi- weekly meetings; They are creative and design programs for their peers. They also have a street Team promote programs and activities created by the group, they are a voice for themselves and their peers. Council members are assigned such as president vice president, and secretary. They attend all MeckTeens programs and events throughout the county as needed and are a positive teen figure in the community. For more information contact KD Brown
Ages: 12-17
Meeting Location: Methodist Home Recreation Center
Meeting Times: 6:30p-7:30p

PROGRAM REGISTRATION
Please visit Eparks to search for upcoming programs. To sign up for programs you may register online, or Call 311



SPECIAL THANKS

Puerto Rican Cultural Society of Charlotte
Boys and Girls Club
Wal-Mart
The Tiny Chef
No Fizz Charlotte
Brooks Briz Tenders Fresh Food
Aldersgate
Mecklenburg County Health Department
Michael Smith
Renfrow Hardware
Mertz Heart and Soul



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