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Please contact Jill at jillc@casappr.org for more information or to register for events.

Bookmark our Teen Events page at https://www.casappr.org/post/teen-events/

or join our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/CASAPPRTeenPrograms for the latest event info!

 

Upcoming Events & Classes

SEPT. 13: DREAM BIG EVENT & PPCC CAMPUS INFORMATIONAL VISIT AND TOUR

Join us Friday, September 13, from 5-8 PM at Pikes Peak Community College’s Centennial Campus for a presentation by the PPCC TRiO (student support services) and the Colorado Springs and Latin Community. Learn about PPCC enrollment, scholarships, DACA and undocumented student information, FAFSA, admissions and enrollment, and the ESL program. Also learn about how to set goals and reach your dreams! There will also be time for participants to begin the application process and schedule appointments. Dinner included! Must RSVP by Tuesday, September 10th. This is will be an important and informative event for teens of all ages!

The campus is located at 5675 South Academy Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80906. Park in Lot E (east entrance) and go to room A-140 on the first floor.

SEPT. 27: BUYING A CAR FROM START TO FINISH

This event is from 5:00 – 6:30 at The Hanger on Friday, Sept. 27. Autoshop Vocational will have a car at The Hanger and will show teens what to look for when buying a car. We will also have an insurance agent available to talk about car insurance, as well as a financing professional from a local car dealership to explain what you need to have for insurance and how the financing process works.

OCT. 7: COOKING CLASS

Join us from 5:30 – 7:00 PM at The Hanger for this cooking class. An RSVP is required as only 12 spots are available.

OCT. 29: HALLOWEEN PARTY

Make plans to put on your best costume and join us for a night of food and fun! Our Halloween Party will be Tuesday, October 29 from 4:30 – 6:30 at Broadmoor Community Church located at 315 Lake Ave.

NOV. 15: TEEN PROGRAM

Save the date of Nov 15 for a teen program from 5-7 at the Hanger. Topic TBD!

DEC. 8: TEEN HOLIDAY PARTY

CASA’s teen holiday party will be Sunday, Dec. 8 from 4:30 – 6:30 at the Broadmoor Community Church located at 315 Lake Ave. More details to follow!

Guitar Lessons

Guitar lessons are held Monday evenings at The Hanger. If you have a teen who would like to learn how to play, please contact Jill.

Senior Pictures

Free senior pictures are available for teens in foster care who would like photos for their senior year/GED. Please contact Jill to get signed up for the 2019-2020 school year.

The Hanger & Foster Teen Employment

Reminder that The Hanger’s hours are 12:00 – 3:00 on Saturdays with weekday shopping only allowed for emergency placements. If you have extenuating circumstances, please contact Jill.

Foster Teen Volunteers Needed to Work at The Hanger! The Hanger hires foster teens for shifts that take place one Saturday per month. It’s a great opportunity to build your resume while receiving a $10 gift card. Apply at The Hanger.

Last Call for Summer Clothes!

Fall and winter clothes are on the way and September 14th will be the last day to get summer clothes at The Hanger. Be sure to stop in September 21st to get started on your fall/winter wardrobe!

Need a Tutor?

Let Jill C. know what subject and grade level is needed so we can match you with someone right away. Don’t get too far into the school year before getting the help you need to succeed!

Drivers Ed

Drivers Ed and driving experience is a crucial skill for teens, especially those who will be emancipating, and we have partnered with Master Drive to provide different opportunities. MFCF funding may be available by applying here.

  • 2 full hours of training with a driving coach at the Master Drive Driving Range Facility. These 2 hours are very concentrated with many repetitions. Your student will learn car control and precision, how to brake in crisis situations without losing control, and the dynamics of a 4,000 pound vehicle in motion. – $150
  • Rental car from Master Drive if you do not have access to a vehicle for this class – $100
  • The 30 hour online Drivers Ed class – $74

Contact:
Jill Cheetham
Milton Foster Children’s Fund Manager and Special Events Planner
JillC@casappr.org
719.447.9898 x1026

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