Commack Building Teen Programs

Homework Helpers
Monday, December 4 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Monday, December 11 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Volunteers will work one-on-one with children in grades K-5 assisting them with homework and studying. All volunteers must submit an application and a letter of recommendation prior to the start of the program. The application is available at both the Adult and Children's Reference Desks at the Commack Branch. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Junior MakerSpace Volunteers
Thursday, December 7 • 4:00-5:00pm
Join this volunteer program and help young children tinker in this one-of-a-kind lab that explores science, simple mechanics, elements of design and other creative projects. Each teen will be paired with child to make a unique creation. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Hour of Code Volunteers - Star Wars
Friday, December 8 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Children ages 8 – 10 will be paired with teens in grades 6-12 for an introduction to computer coding starring characters from the Star Wars films. Some computer experience necessary. Register
 
Wool Needle Felting
Tuesday, December 19 • 7:00-8:00pm
By using a special barbed needle, teens will be able to use wool to create a beautiful work of art that can be framed or used as a patch. Register
 
Chess Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, December 20 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Teach younger children how to play chess. You do not have to be a chess expert to volunteer! There will be a 30-minute tutorial at the beginning. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Homework Helpers
Monday, January 8 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Monday, January 22 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Monday, January 29 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Volunteers will work one-on-one with children in grades K-5 assisting them with homework and studying. All volunteers must submit an application and a letter of recommendation prior to the start of the program. The application is available at both the Adult and Children's Reference Desks at the Commack Branch. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Chess Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, January 10 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Teach younger children how to play chess. You do not have to be a chess expert to volunteer! There will be a 30-minute tutorial at the beginning. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Votive Holders
Wednesday, January 17 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Light up the night by creating these beautiful votive candle holders. Teens will use paint to create unique designs that cast a beautiful glow. Register
 
Book Buddies Teen Volunteers
Friday, January 19 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy. It is a rewarding experience that you won't want to miss. Register
 
Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, January 24 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Be paired with a younger child and help him/her with their LEGO® creation. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
3D Print Design With Tinkercad
Thursday, January 31 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Build a 3D object using Tinkercad. Tinkercad is a simple, online 3D design and printing app that can be used to make 3D toys, prototypes, Minecraft models, jewelry and more. Join us for this introductory tutorial with our Teen Mobile Learn Lab. Register

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