The CanTeen is a Teen Center that is a safe, supervised site for teens in 8th through 12th grades to get involved or to just hang out. We offer a drop-in site, with a fun and responsible staff, with activities to suit all interests. Some of our offerings are: leadership opportunities, service learning, making new friends, cooking a meal and homework help. The CanTeen is a satellite location for the following agencies: New York State Health Department, Onondaga County Probation, Salvation Army.
Gus Macker Fundraiser The Gus Macker 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament (held in August) is sponsored by the “Friends of the CanTeen” to benefit The CanTeen. For further information or to register a team, follow this link. https://www.facebook.com/SyracuseCiceroMacker
Got an Hour, Give and Hour If you would like to volunteer or if you have a skill you would like to share with our community youth, contact the center staff.
Teen Council Calling all youth! Anyone interested in sitting on our Youth Council? Stop in for information on meeting dates. We need your help!
Transportation Want to come to the CanTeen but need a ride? Junior High students can catch the sports shuttle after school from the Junior High to CNS High School and walk to the CanTeen. Transportation home is available during on Tuesdays and Thursdays (school days) at 4:15 pm.
The CanTeen is made possible by the following funders:
Cicero Youth Bureau (Towns of Cicero, Clay, Salina and the Village of North Syracuse)
NYS Office of Children & Family Services
Onondaga County Office of Children & Family Services
Friends of the CanTeen
Greater Cicero Community Connections for Youth Board