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Teen Activities

Teen Activities

Teens Exploring Code 2015
At this event for teenagers ages 13 to 19, startup founders and engineers will discuss how computer programming has influenced their careers. Attendees can also participate in workshops taught by computer science majors from top universities. No prior experience is necessary. Aug. 2, 1-5 p.m. Free. Mitchell Park Community Center, 3700 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.
 

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Digital Photography Camp (Aug. 3-7)
Offered by the Community School of Music and Arts, this one-week camp will teach students entering grades five to 12 about camera functions, composition, lighting techniques, action shots and more. Monday-Friday, Aug. 3-7, 9:30-3:30 p.m. $390. Community School of Music and Arts, Finn Center, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View.
 

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Student Equity Action Network Summer Program
The Student Equity Action Network (SEAN), a nonprofit dedicated to closing the achievement gap in the Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD), will hold a free summer program for rising eighth- through 11th-graders in PAUSD. Monday-Thursday, June 29-Aug. 6, noon-4 p.m. Free. Palo Alto High School, 50 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto.

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Intro to Video Production
KMVT 15 Community Television will offer a weeklong summer camp on video production for students ages 8 to 14. In a studio environment, participants will learn basic skills in camera work, directing, audio, acting and producing while creating their own segments. Monday-Friday, Aug. 10-14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $341. KMVT 15 Community Television, 1400 Terra Bella Ave., Suite M, Mountain View.
 

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Digital Video Camp (Aug. 10-14)
This one-week, Community School of Music and Arts course will acquaint students entering grades five to 12 with the fundamentals of capturing and editing video, as well as directing, plot development, storyboarding, camera positions, lighting and more. Monday-Friday, Aug. 10-14, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $390. Community School of Music and Arts, Finn Center, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View.
 

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Teen Night: Back to School Crafts & Sharpie Tie-Dye
This Menlo Park Library event will guide teenagers in decorating school supplies and making tie-dye clothes with Sharpies. Participants must bring their own materials to tie-dye. Art supplies and snacks will be provided. Registration is required. Aug. 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma St., Menlo Park.
 

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Teen Outside Yoga
Teenagers can relax before the start of school by participating in this outdoor yoga activity at the Menlo Park Library. Attendees should bring a mat or blanket. Light snacks will be provided. Registration is required. Aug. 20, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Free. Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma St., Menlo Park.
 

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Teen Magic The Gathering Club
This new monthly club meeting at the Menlo Park Library patio will provide a place for teens to meet and play the trading card game Magic: The Gathering. No registration is required. Cards will not be provided, and there will be no staff chaperone. Third Friday of the month, June 19-Aug. 21, 4-5:30 p.m. Free. Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma St., Menlo Park.

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2015 Palo Alto Youth Council applications
The Palo Alto Youth Council is a group of 15 to 20 dedicated youth ambassadors to the City Council, with the goal of building connections between teens and the greater Palo Alto community. Visit the website to learn more. The application deadline is Aug. 21. Mitchell Park Community Center, 3700 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto .

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Teen Library Advisory Board applications
Palo Alto Library is currently recruiting teens for its Teen Library Advisory Board (T-LAB). The opportunity allows students in grades 8 to 12 to help the library with its Teen Zone, generate programming ideas, offer book suggestions and more, as well as earn community service hours. Applications are due by Sept. 15. Aug. 1-Sept. 15. Free. Mitchell Park Library, 3700 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

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Alateen meeting
Alateen, a community of young people (ages 12 to 18) whose lives have been affected by someone else's drinking, holds weekly meetings to give each other support -- whether the alcoholic continues to drink or not. Meetings are confidential, anonymous and non-religious. The program is sponsored by Al-Anon and based on the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. Thursdays, Feb. 12-Oct. 1, 7-8 p.m. Free. Covenant Presbyterian Church, 670 E. Meadow Drive, Room 8, Palo Alto.