EDGIES TEEN CENTER @ MCC
The New Edgies Teen Center:
The New Edgies Teen Center is committed to empowering New York City teens ages 13-18, ensuring that they have the skills, resources, and opportunities to achieve their full potential. While in our program, Edgies teens receive individual guidance from highly-qualified staff as well as access to immersive professional studios, academic enrichment including college prep, sports and recreation activities, and leadership development programs.
To receive an application to Edgies Teen Center for 2019 fill out our request form.
2019 Teen Center Activities
This term, our list of activities includes everything from Keystone Club and SAT Prep to E-Line Video Game Design.
See the descriptions and full list of classes HERE.
College & Career Readiness Activities
Our programs ensure that under-served students in Downtown Manhattan have the resources and support to access college and to succeed once they’re there. Many of our teens are the first in their families to go to college.
Learn more about our College & Career Readiness programs HERE.
Recognition & Awards for Excellence
Edgies Teens have won accolades from national organizations like The Charles Schwab Foundation, Boostup.org, The Boys & Girls Club of America, and the Posse Foundation, which has awarded 4-year, full tuition college scholarships to several of our teens.
In 2011, Edgies Teen Carlos was named “Youth of the Year” for New York State by Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
Get Involved: Become A College Access Mentor at Edgies
Empower a young person to make the best college choice and achieve life goals by becoming a College Access Mentor! For more information, click here.
A ‘HOME AWAY FROM HOME’ FOR TEENS
“If it weren’t for Edgies, I wouldn’t have anywhere to go. Instead of hanging out on the street, I’m learning new skills, getting tutoring with schoolwork and I’m working hard to be the first person in my family to go to college!” — Christina, Teen Center member