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Support PTC Youth’s 2014 Annual Fund

Self harm. Anxiety. Depression. Suicidal thoughts. Peer pressure. Premarital sex. Sexual abuse. Drug abuse. Alcohol abuse. Teen pregnancy. Parental abandonment. I can’t tell you how many times these topics have come up during the past year as I sat behind the snack bar at 18 South Youth Center getting to know a teen. Nearly 200 […]

200 Teens Visit 18 South in 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, it’s incredibly rewarding to reflect upon the progress we’ve made this year at 18 South Youth Center. By the end of 2013, at least 200 teens will have walked through the front door of 18 South. More than half of those teens had never been to the center before […]

PTC Youth Services Partners with RLASD

PTC Youth Services and 18 South Youth Center are proud to announce a partnership with the Red Lion Area School District! Thanks to a $750 grant from the SEeds to GROw Foundation, which is governed by the Dr. Segro Memorial Race Committee, PTC Youth was able to set up a sponsorship with the school district […]

18 South Summer in Review

What a whirlwind the past few months have been! Earlier this year I put a lot of pressure on myself to make this summer one that the teens who frequent 18 South Youth Center would never forget. I’m still a bit of a novice youth center director with only one year and counting under my […]

Red Lion Street Fair Draws 100+ to 18 South

With the help of a slew of incredibly helpful volunteers, 18 South Youth Center was able to to raise nearly $700 while pulling off another successful round of events at the annual Red Lion Street Fair on Aug. 10, 2013. We mixed things up this time around by raffling off a basketball hoop that was […]

Creation Festival Creates Lifelong Memories for 18 South

Lifelong memories were created at the end of June when 18 South Youth Center was provided with an opportunity to send three mentors and six teens to Creation Festival Northeast at Agape Farm in Mt. Union, Pa. This trip was made possible only by the kindness and generosity of Pleasant View Church in Red Lion, […]

Recycled Tire Garden Beautifies 18 South Entrance

The entrance to 18 South Youth Center has been colorfully and fragrantly enhanced thanks to the generosity of the local Red Lion, Pa., community. During the months of June and July of this year, volunteers from Bethany United Methodist Church’s youth group joined forces with staff and teens from 18 South to create a recycled […]

18 South Mentors earn CPR Certifications!

18 South Youth Center was blessed two Saturday mornings ago by Sean E. Page, MSN, RN, a basic cardiac life support (BCLS) instructor for the American Heart Association who also works as an adjunct instructor for Harrisburg Area Community College’s Shumaker Public Safety Center. Sean volunteered more than five hours of his time to provide […]

Youth Director Therapy: A Network of Godly Counselors

During the past year, I have been immensely blessed by a local Youth Centers Network that offers monthly meetings for the directors of youth centers in central Pennsylvania. A group of anywhere from four to 15 of us get together monthly to encourage one another, bounce ideas off of one another, share knowledge and experience […]

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18 South Youth Ministries
P.O. Box 472
Red Lion, PA 17356
info@18South.org
717.347.8416

18 South Youth Ministries

18 South Youth Ministries strives to create opportunities for caring, responsible adults with Christian values to build authentic relationships with youth. The nonprofit operates 18 South Youth Center in Red Lion, Pa., which has reached more than 1,000 teens since it opened in November 2007.