Gurnee Teen Center

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To support local youth by providing them with a safe, supervised and social environment which promotes skills for a healthy lifestyle. The Teen Center has a "drop in" atmosphere that allows kids to attend when they want and freely choose their activities.


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Teen Center Drop-In School year fee is $25.00

The Teen Center's after-school drop-in program is the perfect place for students in grades 6-12 to spend their afternoons. With a wide range of fun and interactive activities, students are sure to find something that interests them. Our program offers a safe and welcoming space for teens to socialize, learn new skills and make new friends. Whether they want to work on homework, play video games with others or try a new craft, our program has something for everyone. Our staff members are dedicated to providing a supportive environment where all participants feel safe, valued and respected.
(Teen Center participants must be able to manage their behaviors and function independently.)

Hours:  Monday-Thursday: 2:00pm-8:00pm and Friday: 2:00pm-6:00pm


November 2023 Teen Center Calendar of events

Upcoming Events & Programs

Cubs vs. Brewers Game

Friday, September 29th

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  1. Gurnee Teen Center

    Physical Address
    17801 W. Washington St.
    Gurnee, IL 60031


    Phone: 847-244-1101, ext. *459

    School-Year Hours

    Monday through Thursday

    Summer Hours

    Monday through Friday

  2. Joe Doyle

    Gurnee Teen Center Director
    Email Joe Doyle
    Phone: 847-244-1101, ext. *451

  3. Alexi Ragans-Stauffer

    Assistant Teen Center Director
    Email Alexi Ragans-Stauffer
    Phone: 847-244-1101, ext. *452Facebook Logo Link to Gurnee Teen Center FacebookGurnee Teen Center Instagram

    The Teen Center is a safe space regarding gender expression sexual orientation and gender identity