Teen Program & Local Scholarships

Welcome Teen Scene! This page was created with YOU in mind.  See something you like?  Join up and meet other teens in your community who are just like you.  If you want to start a teen organization, well you can do that too!  If there’s something not listed here that you would like listed, please email the complete contact information to me at valleystreammom@gmail.com.

Community Programs for Teens

Sparkle Empowerment Program for Girls – The purpose of this program is to develop middle and high school aged girls’ leadership qualities, encourage volunteerism, and self-esteem, while exposing the participants to philanthropy, the arts and educational opportunities.  Send an email sparkleclubinfo@gmail.com for an application.  Enrollment begins in the spring of each year.

The W.A.N.T.E.D. Project
For boys age 13 – 18
(Because you are Worthy, Accountable, Named, Thankful, Empowered and Determined!)
Celebrating our most recent graduates!
Valley Stream Presbyterian Church
130 South Central Avenue
Valley Stream, NY 11580
For more info call 866-615-3284

Valley Stream Henry Waldinger Memorial Library

To register for the events below, please call (516) 8256422 or email hwmlcontact@hotmail.com.  Events below are for students in grades 6 – 12.

Chess Tournament
Video Game Night
Anime Club
Lego Creativity Night
Teen Craft Night
Young Adult Movie Night

If you live outside of Valley Stream, click here for your library’s teen events/programs.

Royal Rangers/Girl's Ministries ages 6 - 17 @Bethlehem Assembly of God

VS Presbyterian Community Choir

Teen Program/Scholarship Opportunities

Sparkle Empowerment Program for Girls

The mission of Sparkle is to develop middle and high school aged girls’ leadership qualities, encourage volunteerism, and self-esteem, while exposing the participants to philanthropy, the arts and educational opportunities. Enrollment begins in April of each year for the following school year. Visit www.sparkleepfg.org for details.

Valley Stream Youth Council
P.O. Box 446
Valley Stream, NY 11582
(516) 256-0468

House of Hope
Seeking volunteers ages 13+ to assist with community food bank.

Kiwanis Club Scholarship


A civic non-profit organization that provides funds and services for the youth of the community. Meetings are held every Tuesday at 7 p.m. To attend, please call Frank Farella at (516) 825-2454 or frankfarella@aol.com.

Valley Stream Fire Department Junior Firefighters 
Info coming soon!

Lions Club Scholarship
Awards a $1,000 college scholarship annually.  For more information, please visit www.valleystreamlions.com.

NEFCU High School Scholarship
Available to any graduating high school senior who is either a member of or has a parent/guardian who is a member of NEFCU. Winners will be selected and will each receive a $1,000 scholarship. Deadline to apply is end of April. To apply online, click here.  Winners of this scholarship also have a chance to win a $20,000 scholarship as well.

If you know of any community teen clubs or programs, please send an email to valleystreammom@gmail.com.

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