• Volunteers Receive Suicide Prevention Training

    On Monday, Dec. 4. 2017, a group of 8 volunteers from 18 South completed a training course led by Suicide Prevention of York. These volunteers are now QPR (Question, Persuade, Respond) Certified, which is a method for detecting if someone is suicidal and then getting them treatment. According to Suicide Prevention of York, suicides in […]

  • Awakening Goddess Retreats Blesses 18 South

    18 South Youth Ministries is so grateful for the support of Laura Rudacille this holiday season! During the past few months, Laura has been raising money for 18 South by selling her Beautifully Broken pendant and offering a portion of the proceeds to our ministry. Through this project, her business, Awakening Goddess Retreats, has been […]

  • A Decade of Building Our Future

    On November 17, 2017, 18 South Youth Center marked 10 years of Building Our Future, One Teen at a Time! The doors to 18 South opened on November 17, 2007, and during the next decade, 1,243 teens walked through those doors. Our ministry has grown by leaps and bounds since that time, and we are […]

  • Christmas 2017 Update

    We are joyfully celebrating 10 years of Building Our Future, One Teen at a Time at 18 South Youth Center in 2017! Since the doors to our facility at 18 S. Pine St. in Red Lion opened on Nov. 17, 2007, more than 1,200 young people have crossed our threshold and encountered the love and […]

  • Pancake Breakfast Raises $5k+

    The 18 South Youth Center family is so grateful for the extreme generosity of every attendee, volunteer, and sponsor who came together to make our 2017 Pancake Breakfast a raving success! We raised more than $5,000 this year, which is double last year’s income. More than 100 supporters attended our breakfast at the Red Lion […]

  • 18 South Youth Center T-Shirts for $15

    Support 18 South Youth Center by purchasing one of our new t-shirts for $15! We have several size large and medium shirts available immediately, and we are happy to order more in different sizes, if needed. T-shirts can be picked up during 18 South’s hours or by appointment. Call 717.347.8416 to reserve yours today!


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Summer Retreat Teaches Hope & A Future

“My favorite memory of the trip was the bonding time we had from our evening message Saturday night. I learned that no matter what mistakes or hard times we go through, God is always there. He is always here to forgive, help, and Love us!” -Grace, age 14 2015 has been all about breaking new […]

18 South Teens Share Testimonies

Curious about what 18 teens could possibly learn during a Winter Youth Retreat? Check out this Testimony Video we created to learn more about what our teens had to say about their experience at our Winterblast Youth Retreat at Camp Orchard Hill back in March 2015. This video was created as a thank you to […]

Eagle Scout Project Revamps 18 South

Gerald “Mac” MacDonald III from Boy Scout Troop 43 in Dallastown, Pa., recently chose 18 South Youth Center in Red Lion, Pa., as the focus of his Eagle Scout project, which was completed on July 4, 2015. Mac and his crew of volunteers began by giving the interior of 18 South a complete makeover by […]

Help 18 South Hire Max Halterman

My name is Max Halterman, and I am currently the volunteer assistant director of 18 South Youth Center, which serves nearly 300 at-risk teenagers each year in Red Lion, Pa. I would like to take a few moments of your time to introduce myself and share with you my desire to become a full-time ministry […]

Red Lion Elks Donate $3k to 18 South

The Red Lion Elks Lodge #1592 has infused $3,000.00 into People That Care (PTC) Youth Services this summer. PTC Youth Services owns and operates 18 South Youth Center in Red Lion, Pa. The funds will be used to support the growth of the youth center’s after school line up during the 2015-2016 school year. Starting […]

Water Damage @ 18 South = $1k Need

18 South Youth Center provides a positive, safe environment for the next generation of Red Lion, PA, to experience desperately-needed encouragement, build healthy relationships, encounter spiritual enrichment, and receive direction towards the best possible path for their future.  Our center, located at 18 S. Pine St., serves an average of 95 local teens per month […]

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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.