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Teen Programs

Teen Programs

CAMPS

Teens Participating at Camps

BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL

Teens hanging out at Camp

TEEN ROOMS

Teens enjoying pool in a dedicated teen room

EVENTS

Teens Participating at Mud Wars

SPORTS

Teens Participating in TASCO Sports Leagues

TECHNOLOGY

Teens Participating in Technology Camp

About TASCO


Teen Arts, Sports and Cultural Opportunities (TASCO) Division provides exciting programs and opportunities, such as competitive recreational sports leagues, camps, special events, geared towards teens in grades 6 through 12 that promote positive youth leadership within our communities and throughout life. TASCO prides themselves on promoting good sportsmanship with a lot of fun while affirming positive learning experiences. Visit www.StPeteParksRec.org/TASCO to learn more.

Six Core Concepts


  1. Drug resiliency
  2. Community service
  3. Purposeful and meaningful activities and social opportunities
  4. Positive family interaction
  5. Educational and career development
  6. Adult role and leadership models

Protective Factors


Support and boundaries • Career development • Guidance throughout this critical stage in teens lives • Excellence in school • Certified teachers provided at every program site to promote school readiness • Learning strategies and homework assistance • Mobile laptops with internet access • Community involvement • Leadership skills • Positive peer socialization opportunities