Cherokee Youth Center

Cherokee Youth Center Boys and Girls Clubs

Mission Statement

To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential, as productive, caring, and responsible citizens.

Services Offered

After School Program for ages 5 to 18

Monday thru Friday – 3:00pm to 6:00pm

After Hours Clubs – Monday and Thursday – 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Saturday Clubs – Every other Saturday – 10:00am to 2:00pm

Summer Program – Held while Jackson Co., Swain Co., and Cherokee Schools are on summer break – 7:30am to 5:00pm

*All Times subject to change*

Programs Offered:

Power Hour: Helps club kids with homework and study habits children are encouraged to read if they do not have homework

SMART Moves: Educates club kids about Drugs, Alcohol, Gangs, and teen pregnancy

SMART Girls: Educates young ladies about their bodies, puberty, hygiene, teen pregnancy, and date rape, domestic violence

Passport to Manhood: Educates young men about their bodies, puberty, teen pregnancy, respect for others and hygiene

Triple Play: Gets the club kids active and encourages outdoor activity participation

Cavity Zone: Teaches club kids the proper way to care for their teeth and gums

Torch Club/Keystone Club: Teaches the Pre-teens and Teens the importance of community service and respecting others

Youth for Unity: Teaches club kids about diversity and getting along with others and their differences

Goals for Graduation: Helps kids set goals to graduate High School

Project Learn: Teaches kids study techniques and makes learning fun

Staff

Cherokee Youth Center/Teen Club Telephone (828) 497-3119 Fax (828) 497-4699

Snowbird Phone (828) 554-6993   Fax (828) 479-6709 or 479-3616

Matt Hollifield, Program Manager:  Email mattholl@nc-cherokee.com Telephone Office (828) 554-6279

Candace Crowe, Education Supervisor (includes supervision of Teen Club): email candcrow@nc-cherokee.com Office Telephone (828) 554-6276

Sherry Crowe, Health & Culture Supervisor: email shercrow@nc-cherokee.com Office Telephone (828) 554-6277

Wanda Jackson, Snowbird Supervisor:  email wandjack@nc-cherokee.com Office Telephone (828) 554-6993

Shawn Crowe, Radio Program:  email shawcrow@nc-cherokee.com Office Telephone (828) 554-6278

Rowena Smith, Office Adminstrator: email rowesmith@nc-cherokee.com Office Telephone (828) 554-6282