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NEO Youth Center Opens Doors To Older Youths

With school underway in Nevada County, that means the NEO Youth Center is busy once again after classes are over on Joerschke Drive in Grass Valley. And this fall, co-founder Lynn Skrukrud says the center is now open on Mondays, for young adults between the ages of 18 and 25, with drop-in hours from 2 to 6:30pm…

click to listen to Lynn Skrukrud

NEO, which stands for “New Events and Opportunities”, has already been offering all kinds of after-school activities for 6th through 12th graders…

click to listen to Lynn Skrukrud

From 3:30 to 6:30pm, the center focusses on 6th through 8th graders on Tuesdays, 9th through 12th graders on Wednesdays, and 6th through 12th graders Thursdays and Fridays. All ages are welcome Fridays from 6:30 to 8:30pm. Also new this year are youth mentors. Homework help is also available, and a tutoring program is being studied. The NEO Youth Center opened in March of last year. The founders say they strive to empower young people to make healthy lifestyle choices that encourages success and contributes to a healthier community.

1 Comment

September 1, 2016

Sonia Britt

This is one of the best things to happen in Nevada County! Keep up the good work NEO!

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