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Essex Juneteenth Celebration Happening June 19th!

About Us

We're a small non-profit organization based in Essex Junction, Vermont. Our organization has been serving youth and their families in Essex Junction, Essex Town, and Westford since 1986.

Get Involved

Interested in supporting Essex CHIPS? There are plenty of ways to get involved. Become a mentor, volunteer in the Teen and Tween Center, give monetary or in-kind donations, and more.

Programs

Our Community Health Initiatives and Programs for Students 

inspire youth and build healthy communities through direct service and partnerships between organizations.

Get Ready for our Summer programming!

 

Monday

Outdoor drop-in Teen Center!

we'll meet at CHIPS and walk over to Maple Street Park to play outdoor games, eat lunch, and just hang out.

Tuesday

Field trip series: Cool Places in Vermont

Trips start at the Teen Center and staff will transport youth to waterfalls, hiking, swimming and more! Each trip will emphasize land stewardship and wilderness education.

Wednesday

Gardening and Chef's Club

Weed, harvest, and learn about growing food in the garden. Then, connect with another culture while learning to cook a tasty treat!

Thursday

Outdoor drop-in Teen Center!

we'll meet at CHIPS and walk over to Maple Street Park to play outdoor games, eat lunch, and just hang out.

Join the Team

Looking to make a difference? Want to have fun and support youth in the community? We're looking for two full-time AmeriCorps members to join our team in the fall!

Help Support Essex Youth

Make a difference and help youth in the community! Make a monetary contribution, donate in-kind items, or give the gift of your time.