Teen Forward

Give Forward, Move Forward, You Forward

The Teen Forward Program is designed to help teens and tweens focus on their future by exposing them to new experiences, introducing them to career-focused professionals and presenting them with options beyond high school.

Program Focus


Give Forward: Social Responsibility and giving back to the community;
Move Forward: Healthy Living; and
You Forward: Youth Development, social skills, education and training.

Participants ages 11-19 will meet on a twice and week and will attend age-appropriate workshops that give them the chance to develop peer connections outside of their normal network and gain exposure to new opportunities.

Annual Cost

YMCA Members: $30
Non-Members: $60

Financial aid is available.

To learn more about Teen Forward, please visit the Welcome Center at the Johnson Family YMCA or contact Ruth Spencer at 904.765.3589 or rspencer@firstcoastymca.org.

Mission Statement: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.