After-School Leadership & Youth Programs

Boy Scouts of America(scouting.org)

Boy Scouts Troop 504
Eric Schutze, Committee Chair; eschutze@sbcglobal.net

Boys & Girls Club (bgca.org)
555 Mahoney Avenue, Oak View

City Parks & Recreation Department (www.ojairec.com)
510 Park Road

Community for Kids (C4k)
Sheri Headley; Founder; sheriheadley@yahoo.com or lsrinc7@yahoo.com
Community for Kids (C4k) is a parent and youth support group.  Members  meet to plan and provide bully-free, drug-free, safe, fun activities for the youth of Ojai.   Meetings are open and held twice a month where youth are also welcome to attend.
(805) 223-5014

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Girl Scouts of America (www.girlscoutsccc.org/)

Matilija Rotary Club M.A.D. (Make A Difference)

Nordhoff Rotary Interact Club

Nordhoff Dance Program
1401 Maricopa Hwy.
Kim Hoj, Teacher; nhsdance@ojai.k12.ca.us
650-4343 ext 1871

The Nordhoff Dance Program is a dance education program. Their main focus is on educating the whole student about dance, including dance history, technique, the creative process, choreography and more. A strong emphasis is placed on physical activity and life-long fitness.

Ojai Kids Club (ojaikidsclub.com)
106 Park Road
Christa Waydo; yay@ojaikidsclub

Ojai Taekwondo Academy
Dan Cerminaro; ojaitkdacademy@sbcglobal.net
811 East Ojai Avenue

Ojai Valley Girls Softball (www.ovgsa.org)
President, Ron Becker; ovgsa@hotmail.com

Ojai Valley Youth Foundation (ovyf.org)
201 Church Road

OVYF offers programs  such as the Leadership Project (Ojai and Oak View), BLINC, STAR Club (Girls only –Junior High School), Oak View Teen Center, RIPPLES (summer only), Youth Employment Services and MLK Jr. Day.

PeachTree Theater Company
Demitri Corbin; demetri@pink.minute.com

In-school, integrated, sequential comprehensive theater education program for grades 4, 5 and 6, special needs groups include gifted & talented education and children with autism. Curriculum meets state content standards in visual and performing arts, as well as language arts and physical education

The C.R.E.W. —  Wally McCall, Director; wmrmccall@sbcglobal.net

C.R.E.W. offers a wide variety of youth work projects for teens (14-18) focusing on environmental conservation.

Theater 150 (theater150.org) —  316 E. Matilija Street
Chris Nottoli, Producing Artistic Director; chrisnottoli@theater150.org

Theater 150 offers writing and performing arts classes and workshops for ages 8 and up, year round, with scholarships always available.  Technical intern positions for teens to work in  areas such as lighting/sound design and engineering, stage management and theater business are also available.

Ojai Police Department Explorer’s Program — Deputy Traci Salmon and Deputy Jacob Valenzuela; jacob.valenzuela@ventura.org

For teens who are interested  in careers in law enforcement.

Young Life (Ojai Valley) www.ylov.org
Area Director – Danielle Sloneker,  (805) 901-9026
A Christian non-denominational and non-profit organization that mentors youth and works with parents regardless of faith (or no faith).