Phillis Wheatley Association
Phillis Wheatley Association provides a comprehensive program designed to meet the educational, health, nutritional and social needs of youth. There is a preschool program for three and four-year-old children from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and an after-school program until 6:00 p.m. for students. Call (864) 235-3411 for more information.
offers a variety of programs for youth, including after-school programs, intramural basketball, and special events.
Junior Achievement educates and inspires young people through the understanding of business and economics. Junior Achievement teaches youth about business, the economy and the enterprise system in America.
South Carolina First Steps to school Readiness (‘First Steps’) is a comprehensive, results-oriented statewide education initiative to help prepare our children to reach first grade healthy and ready to succeed.
Anderson Count First Steps, call 864-222-0410.
Greenville County First Steps, call 864-467-3239.
Oconee County First Steps, call 864-882-3236.
Pickens County First Steps, call 864-654-3000.
An auditioned community orchestra composed of professional and non-professional musicians, the Carolina Cool Jazz Orchestra strive to educate, entertain and enrich people’s lives through Contemporary, World and Jazz oriented music.
The Palmetto Youth Orchestra is a modern symphony orchestra, representing most secondary schools throughout the area. PYO is affiliated with Converse College through the Alia Lawson Pre-College Program. Under the guidance of professionals, PYO musicians will culivate an appreciation for the beauty and excitement of the world’s greatest music.
300 College Street, Greenville, SC. The museum is under construction and has a tentative opening date of late Spring 2009! For more information, call (864) 233-7755.
Girl Scouts of the Old 96 Council
Girl Scouts of the Old 96 Council serves over 6,000 girls and 2,000 adults in Abbeville, Anderson, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee, and Pickens Counties of South Carolina. Old 96 Council is a part of Girl Scouts of the USA, the world’s preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls – all girls – where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for the real world. In partnership with committed adult volunteers, girls develop qualities that will serve them all their lives, like leadership skills, strong values, social conscience, and conviction about their own potential and self-worth.
Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club provides educational programs for youth designed to help youth develop citizenship and leadership in their communities. Transportation is provided. Programs include, but are not limited to, after school programs, craft skill development, field trips, physical activities and social opportunities.
Celebrating its 22nd season, South Carolina Children’s Theatre combines local talent and the magic of the stage to provide the finest family entertainment and live theatre experience to the Upstate community. Sit back, relax and let our totally professionally and delightfully immature casts entertain you with everything from beloved musicals such as ANNIE to classic holiday fun with shows like A CHRISTMAS STORY. Experience one or all of SCCT’s five main stage productions at the Peace Center’s Gunter Theatre, a state-of-the-art performance venue, conveniently located in beautiful downtown Greenville. See you at the show!
A non-profit community based organization, managed by volunteers. The objective is to provide youth an opportunity to participate in Track and Field activities in an organized and positive environment.
The orchestra’s approximately 100 members represent many of the high schools in the district, as we as other public and private schools from across South Carolina’s Upstate.