Rhawnhurst Turning Point

Center for Youth and Young Adults in NE Philly

Providing a center for youth and young adults where they can learn, grow, serve, and have fun in a safe environment supported by caring volunteers and Christian Staff

Recent News

  • Fall Programming is Back!

     Homework Help and Drop-In Times are now open.

    The Center will be open 2:30-9pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays for youth to stop in to do homework, get one on one help, use the computers, socialize with volunteers and friends, and more.

    Hoffman Art Program is open to all 6-12th grade youth

    Youth MUST REGISTER as space is limited. All classes begin the week of September 27th and end the week of November 15th. Here is what we have planned so far for this Fall …
    * North African Art Class: Wednesdays, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, Limit: 8 students
    —Join us this fall as we learn about North African art and culture! Learn some history, watch some videos as volunteer Kaitlin S. teaches about the things that helped shape the artistic styles of North African Art. No prior experience is required, and students of all artistic levels are welcome! Click here to register!

     Weekend Program

    We’re planning lots of great service Saturdays, helping out at the RTP car wash, a NORC service day, helping out at the Feast of Justice food drive.
    * Help out at the RTP Car Wash: Join us Saturday October 7th to help out at a car wash benefiting RTP from 1-4pm at Rhawnhurst Presbyterian Church, 7701 Loretto Ave, 19111. We could use help from youth to help us keep organized, advertise, and wash cars. Register here to help out!

    For more information about our programs visit contact Kim Hibbs at Kim.Hibbs@rhawnhurstturningpoint.com

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  • Summer Programs and Schedule

    RTP’s Summer Program will begin this year the week of July 10th and run through the week of August 14th. All programming is open to youth entering 6th grade and up in Fall 2017, and is free of charge. Please read all the details below and email Kim at Kim.Hibbs@RhawnhurstTurningPoint.com with any questions!

     

    Drop-In Times: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:30-9pm

    Stop by to play games, use the computers, work on Summer Reading or Homework, watch moies, hangout with our great volunteers, and just have a safe, fun and FREE place to spend your afternoon and evenings.

     

    Special Summer Drop in Activity: “Thursday Night at the Movies”

    Each Thursday starting at 6:00 pm we will show a different movie, complete with popcorn and snacks. Bring your suggestions and a friend so we can enjoy some great movies together!

     

    Hoffman Art Program

    Registration is required for each class as space is limited, so grab a friend and sign up today!

     

    Science Club: Tuesdays 3:00-5:00pm:

    Join us for a summer of experiments, learning and fun, led by Kim. This summer will focus on animal sciences and include trips to Philadelphia’s Insectarium & Butterfly Pavilion. Click here to register.

     

    Craft Class: Tuesdays 5:00-7:00 pm:

    What better way to beat the heat than by getting a little crafty! Come out and relax with volunteer Jacinta on Tuesday evenings as you make a different craft creation each week! Click here to register.

     

    Visual Arts (&Crafts) Class: Wednesdays 6-8 pm.

    A little bit of this and a little bit of that, join volunteer Dawn for a mix of visual art and crafts. Painting, decoupage, crafts, and more, we will dabble in a bit of everything Wednesday evenings and also design the next large wall art piece to be placed in the center! Click here to register.

     

    Savage Worlds Role Playing Game: Thursdays 2:30-5:30pm:

    Join us for an afternoon of fun and creativity led by volunteer Mike. Using the Savage Worlds game system, students will come together to create a world and the characters that inhabit it. After that, they’ll take their personal characters and play through an adventure designed just for them. Click here to register.

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  • Help RTP Finish the Year Financially Strong


     

    As we approach the end of our Fiscal Year, RTP is asking for YOUR help! Would you consider helping us reach this goal? Click here to donate online.

    Every dollar makes a difference.

    $20 covers the cost of snacks for 1 week
    or the water bill for 1 month
    $40 covers ink for our printers for 1 month
    $60 covers an 8 week art class for 1 youth
    $80 covers an 8 week music class for 1 youth
    $100 covers our internet bill for 1 month.
    $130 covers the cost of 1 van trip to Feast Night
    $300 covers the cost of rent for 1 week

    If you are unable to donate online or prefer sending a check, donations can also be mailed to:
    Rhawnhurst Turning Point, 7812 Castor Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19152 Attn: Kim Hibbs.

    Thank you in advance for your generous support and for enabling us to change the lives of 6-12th grade youth in our community!

     

    Wrapping up the school year at RTP
    The school year is slowly coming to a close, and at RTP, we have seen youth coming in to work on projects, study for exams, and get some extra help before the end of the year. We will continue to be open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays until June 8th, which will be our last day and end of year party!

    Then we will take a break as we gear up for our Summer Programing, which will begin on July 11th. Be sure to keep an eye on upcoming Newsletters, emails and Facebook posts! The Summer Hoffman Art Schedule is still in the works, but information and registration will be posted soon!

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