Teens

ACTIVITIES

The Town offers a variety of classes to choose from: art classes, dance classes, STEM, music and language. Check out the Activity Guides here.

Amazing Race Team of 4 teenage boys in matching blue tshirts

DANVILLE’S AMAZING RACE - postponed

IN KEEPING WITH THE GUIDELINES FROM THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA AND THE CONTRA COSTA HEALTH SERVICES REGARDING NON-ESSENTIAL EVENTS, MEETINGS, OR GATHERINGS DURING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK, the Danville Amazing Race will be postponed until further notice.

It’s a race around Downtown Danville with your three fastest friends for the third annual Danville Amazing Race!

Teens in sixth through twelfth grade can sign up a team of four people for an Amazing Race scavenger hunt through Downtown Danville. Participants will receive clues at different locations around town that will prompt them to finish challenges in order to receive their next clue. Challenges include blindfold frosting, improv skits, pop quizzes and more.

The team with the most points will win the grand prize. 

To register a team, visit www.danville.ca.gov/recguide 

Cost: $20 per team (4 people per team).

For more information, contact Teen Coordinator, Lindsay Gallardo at (925) 314-3403 or lgallardo@danville.ca.gov.

Danville Youth Council (DYC)

Learn more about the Danville Youth Council.

Teen Centers

For the 2020/2021 school year, the Danville Teen Centers will be open in accordance to the schedule set by the San Ramon Valley School District.   Continue to check back for further updates.

The teen must attend Charlotte Wood, Los Cerros or Diablo Vista Middle School in order to attend the Teen Center at that school.

The Town of Danville is offering a variety of clubs and enrichment activities to make the most of your middle school student’s after-school hours. Teen Center memberships includes Town Staff led programming of outdoor games, art activities, food crafts, a daily snack from school dismissal until 5:30 p.m. each day! We are open on minimum days from last dismissal bell until 4:30 p.m. Teen centers at Charlotte Wood, Diablo Vista and Los Cerros Middle Schools for $50 per term. To find out more information please visit our Activity Guide. See the documents required for participants located in the column to the right.

Volunteer Opportunities

The Town offers a variety of volunteer opportunities for ages 13 and up.

summer camps

VolunTEENS: Do Cool Things That Matter Camp (12 to 14 Years)

Each year the Town of Danville facilitates a special program that allows 10 lucky teens to spend a week volunteering at local non-profits and making a difference in their community! They will learn why non-profits are important to the lives of so many. Each day will bring a new civic adventure, giving you the opportunity to learn first hand how each person can make a difference by doing cool things that matter. There will be a mandatory parent and participant meeting before camp starts; date TBA. Also, please be aware that due to high demand for this program, we ask that participants commit to attending every day. Register in February each year for this special camp at www.danville.ca.gov/recguide.

VolunTEENS: Counselors-In-Training (CIT) (12 to 14 Years)

(CITs) learn game leading techniques, discipline strategies, and how to gain and keep the attention of children, as well as job skills for future employment. Accepted participants will get to work with our great staff; learning leadership, responsibility, reliability, and much more. To interview for a position please register for one of the interview time slots. For more information please go to www.danville.ca.gov/recguide to register for an interview.