The Arch Street Teen Center (203-629-5744/ at 100 Arch Street, Greenwich, is a drug- and alcohol-free environment where Greenwich teens in high school (and grades 7 and 8 by invitation) may gather. There is a large dance floor, multi-level stage, sound equipment, cafe, juice bar, video games, pool tables, and other recreational equipment. Scheduled events include dances, coffee shop performances, live bands, local performers, art expos, and teen conferences.

The Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich (203-869-3224/ is a membership organization offering a number of programs for teens such as sports, field trips, character and leadership programs, and specialty programs.

Coffeehouses and teen-oriented events, such as High School Band Night, are often offered at Arcadia Coffee Company (203-637-8766/, 20 Arcadia Road, in Old Greenwich.

The Greenwich Red Cross (203-869-8444/ offers teens opportunities for leadership development and personal growth through education, training, and community service. Special events such as dances are held. Call Ivana Sain at 203-869-8444, ext. 133 or e-mail

The Red Cross offers a Youth Council (grades 9-12) and Junior Youth Council (grades seven and eight). For information, call Jessica Chapman at 203-869-8444, ext. 119 or e-mail