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Teen Center & Activities

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The Santee Teen Center will be CLOSED beginning Monday, March 16 until further notice. Please check back at this website for the latest information or contact Community Services at 619-258-4100 ext. 222. 



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                The Santee Teen Center is an after-school and summer break drop-in recreation program designed for pre-teens and teens in grades 6 - 12, up to age 17. The Center is staffed by City of Santee employees who are CPR and first aid certified and have completed specialized teen-oriented training. Please see the Information Page for hours of operation and accepted ages.


   Teen Center Membership is $46 annually for Santee residents and $61 for non-residents, or $5 a day. Never been to the Teen Center before? Come and check it out anytime for FREE! 



During the school year monthly Teen Center activities range from informative presentations, to hands on skill building, outdoor exploration, organized games and much more. Study hour is scheduled daily from 3:00 - 4:00pm. Check out the March calendar.


  Don't miss out on all the Teen Happenings at the Santee Teen Center. Daily programming consists of a variety of indoor and outdoor recreation activities. Teens at the center are involved in the programming and are encouraged to help design and implement the daily activities.


  Transportation to the Santee Teen Center is available from all Santee School District locations, with the exception of Chet F. Harritt (walking distance). A Teen Center Membership is required and participants must register monthly to ride the bus.


  Have questions? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions or contact the Teen Center Recreation Coordinator at (619) 258-4100 ext. 210.
  Financial aid is available for Santee residents to participate in recreation programs and trips. Submit your VIP application to find out if you are eligible for a $55 credit. participants may apply for financial assistance once every quarter and the credit may be applied to any activity requiring a fee.