Holiday break will get ‘radical’ for local youth
Teens looking for an affordable way to keep their social calendars full during the winter break need to look no further than the Truckee Teen Center and its Camp Radical.”It’s the most fun and affordable option for middle schoolers,” said Truckee Teen Center Director Tye Warner. “We offer everything from a day on the mountain to a day in a museum, and everything in between.”Students who sign up will have the opportunity to ski Boreal, shop in Reno, play laser tag, and more.”[Camp Radical] is going to be even better [this year] than last year because I’m going to learn to ski,” said 11-year-old Jenna Bean. “I think that new people that come will be excited to find out that it’s a lot of fun.”The Truckee Teen Center is an after-school activity facility run by the Truckee Donner Recreation & Park District that gives middle school and high school students the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities, such as baby-sitting classes, field trips, and dance classes.The center is open on school days from 2:306 p.m. and costs $2 per day or $20 per month to attend.”You get to meet new people, and it’s fun,” said 11-year-old Shawn Howe. “I’ve met most of my friends [at the Teen Center].”After-school transportation to the teen center runs daily from Alder Creek Middle School. Additional information can be found by calling the center at 582-7766. CHECK IT OUTCamp RadicalSession I: Dec. 19-22Session II: Dec. 27-30$40/day or $150/sessionCall the Teen Center at 582-7766
Support Local Journalism
Support Local Journalism
Readers around Lake Tahoe, Truckee, and beyond make the Sierra Sun's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.
Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.
User Legend: Moderator Trusted User
First there were the funnies, color on Sundays! My little sister and I shared them while our dad, lying on his stomach on the punee, read the rest of the paper remarkably undisturbed by one…