Applications Now Open for Chicago High School Teens Seeking Opportunities with After School Matters®

2/6/2019, noon | Updated on 2/6/2019, noon

Teens will be able to contribute through designing and creating a mural that will be publicly displayed and showcased.

Ignition Community Glass' Deep Dive into Handson Glass Blowing and Flame Working – Arts Location: Ignition Community Glass/West Town This unique arts program introduces teens to glass blowing where they will focus on sculpting and lamp working. Students engage in the dynamic process of designing and creating public installation pieces, while working individually and in groups.

Mixed Martial Arts – Sports

Location: Lutz Family Center/Belmont Cragin This program is designed to introduce teens to martial arts in a fun and safe environment. The program consists of alternating training days of boxing, muay thai, grappling and kickboxing instruction. Teens learn self-management, discipline, listening, and cooperation skills while demonstrating respect towards others.

Teens can search and apply for Spring 2019 programs at afterschoolmatters.org. All After School Matters programs are free and open to Chicago teen high school students who are at least 14 years of age (16 years of age for internships). As part of the application process, teens interview with program instructors to discuss their interests. Teens are encouraged to apply early, as program opportunities fill up quickly.

For questions about programs and applications, call 312-742-4182 or email applications@ afterschoolmatters.org. For more information, visit www.afterschoolmatters. org.