The Northwestern Community Youth Center is a safe place for teens in the Northwestern School District that promotes a positive lifestyle.  NCYC functions as a nonprofit drop-in center, but there are also groups who meet weekly.  NCYC is also home to the Reading Buddies Program and the Coach Lisek Summer Park Program.
Activities The youth center has a lot of space where teens can hang out and be theirselves.  We can accommodate a variety of interests.  We have a half-court gym students can play basketball, four square or other activties.
Our Mission Our mission is to promote and provide programs and activities that encourage a positive lifestyle for the youth in the Northwestern Erie County Area and provide opportunities to interact with affirmative role models and mentors in a safe and well supervised environment. Community Working Together The Northwestern Community Youth Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit cooperative venture between the Northwestern School District, Northwestern Ministerium, the Albion Area Chamber of Commerce and the community at large.
Reading Buddies Reading Buddies is a program where students from Northwestern Elementary School come to the youth center.  Teen volunteers pair up with elementary students and read together.  The intention of the program is not only to help students with reading skills but to increase their enthusiasm for reading. Clubs The youth center hosts student led clubs including an Anime Club and a Table Top RPG Club.  Students are encouraged to start clubs, and we help by  providing materials and promoting the club. Workshops The youth center provides workshops to encourage interests in art and personal developement.  Workshops have included a 5 week Poetry Workshop with a local Poet, and making art from recycled materials. After Hours The youth center hosts All Nighters, 5 Quarters and parties.  Students  participate in planned activities outside of normal operating hours. Skills and Hobbies The youth center provides an opportunity for teens to learn skills they can use the rest of their lives like cooking, fixing furniture, lawncare and much more.
The Northwestern Community Youth Center is a safe place for teens in the Northwestern School District that promotes a positive lifestyle.  NCYC functions as a  nonprofit drop-in center, but there are also groups who meet weekly.  NCYC is also home to the Reading Buddies Program and the Coach Lisek Summer Park Program.
Our Mission Our mission is to promote and provide programs and activities that encourage a positive lifestyle for the youth in the Northwestern Erie County Area and provide opportunities to interact with affirmative role models and mentors in a safe and well supervised environment. Community Working Together The Northwestern Community Youth Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit cooperative venture between the Northwestern School District, Northwestern Ministerium, the Albion Area Chamber of Commerce and the community at large.
ActivitiesThe youth center has a lot ofspace where teens can hangout and be theirselves.  Wecan accommodate a varietyof interests.  We have a halfcourt gym students can playbasketball, four square orother activties.
Reading Buddies Reading Buddies is a program where students from Northwestern Elementary School come to the youth center.  Teen volunteers pair up with elementary students and read together.  The intention of the program is not only to help students with reading skills but to increase their enthusiasm for reading. ClubsThe youth center hosts studentled clubs including an AnimeClub and a Table Top RPG Club.Students are encouraged to startclubs, and we help by providingmaterials and promoting the club. WorkshopsThe youth center providesworkshops to encourageinterests in art and personaldevelopement.  Workshopshave included a 5 week PoetryWorkshop with a local Poet,and making art from recycledmaterials. After HoursThe youth center hostsAll Nighters, 5 Quarters andparties.  Teens participate inplanned activities outside ofnormal operating hours. Skills and HobbiesThe youth center provides anopportunity for teens to learnskills they can use the rest oftheir lives like cooking, fixingfurniture, lawncare and muchmore.