Saugus Teen Center

This new Entrepreneurship Center will be opening in the Square One Mall. This space will be a hub for young people in the region to discover passions, become entrepreneurs, and receive career development assistance. This space will include:

  • Classrooms for certification courses and educational sessions
  • Makers Space complete with 3D printers, screen printing machines, and other exciting tools for developing creative skills
  • Full Music Clubhouse including a recording studio and editing equipment
  • Esports Arena featuring ten gaming setups

This community resource will be a unique space that provides the tools for young people to explore their creativity and develop new skills.

FAQ

When will the Club officially open?
We are hopeful for a soft launch at the end of April, with a full program schedule starting in May.

What are the Club’s Hours?
The Club will be open mall hours, but there will be specific program hours that may be for older teens in the evening, or rentals on the weekend. A full schedule will be posted closer to opening.

Do you have to live in Saugus to attend the Club?
There is no residency requirement for the Club.

What are the age requirements for the Club?
Club membership begins in Middle School, 6th grade (ages 11-12).

How do I sign up for the Club? Is there a fee?
Membership to the Club is $10 per month, but there is financial assistance available for those who need assistance. There is an online application for families to complete to sign up for membership.

What will my child do at the Club?
We have worked hard to create a space for our young people that is engaging, fun and youth friendly. Our Saugus Club has a dedicated art area (Makers Space) that will host a variety of activities from painting to 3D printing, led by our Art Specialist, David Cardenas. Programs may include fundamental art classes, fashion, and more. Our Club also has a Music Clubhouse, which will feature two recording setups, instruments, and video editing. We will also have an Esports Arena that will have 10 set ups for competitive Esports play, led by our Esports Specialist, John Cordero. This space will also have a designated homework area and a space for our meals program to operate. 

What will go on at the Club when the kids are in school?
We are working to create opportunities for adult programming and learning which will occur during hours when youth are in school, but the Club site will be exclusively for youth during membership hours.

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