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Manhattan Beach Teen Center
1600 Manhattan Beach Boulevard
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(310) 802-5426

Teen Center School Year Program: Cops and Robbers

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Today's Activity: Cops and Robbers
This game is played in a large open space. Start by selecting a Jail. A bench, picnic table, tree, shed, or a section of fence/wall will do. Next split your group into two equal groups. One group will be the Cops. Their job is to tag the Robbers and guard the Jail. The other group is the Robbers. Their job is to not be caught by the Cops and to save captured Robbers with Jailbreaks. Robbers who are tagged are expected to walk to the Jail by themselves, they do not need the Cop to escort them. If a Jailbreak occurs, only those Robbers who are touching the Jail are freed, any Robbers who have been caught but are still walking to the Jail are not included in the Jailbreak. A Jailbreak occurs when a Robber (who has not been caught) touches the Jail and yells "Jailbreak!". There is no head start for the Robbers, they may be tagged immediately after the Jailbreak is initiated. With equal teams of Cops and Robbers, this game usually ends with the Cops getting everyone in Jail. I would then play one more round where we reverse the roles; those who were Cops are now the Robbers and the Robbers are now the Cops. Otherwise you can set a time limit for each round.


2019 - 2020 Teen Center School Year Brochure Cover

School Year Program

The Teen Center School Year Program is a drop in, noncustodial program, open to all 6th through 8th graders (ages 11 to 14) living in Manhattan Beach, attending a Manhattan Beach school or whose parents work in Manhattan Beach. The Teen Center program schedule is concurrent with the Manhattan Beach Unified School District. We are open on most school holidays and in-service days. The teen center provides plenty of indoor and outdoor space to play and exercise and has a variety of exciting and engaging activities available each day. Daily options may include arts and crafts, basketball, volleyball, rock climbing wall, ping pong, billiards, foosball, Xbox Kinect, PlayStation 4, retro arcade games, Nintendo Wii U, movies and more! Resident fee includes fall, winter, ski week and spring breaks. Nonresidents must register separately for each vacation program.

Dates Day Time Location Phone Number Cost
August 21, 2019 through June 5, 2020 Monday through Thursday 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM Teen Center at Manhattan Heights Park Community Center
1600 Manhattan Beach Boulevard
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(310) 802-5426 Manhattan Beach Residents
$199
for the entire 2019 to 2020 Teen Center School Year Program including Vacation Camps
Friday 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Teen Center Vacation Camps

SKI WEEK 2020 Spring 2020 Summer 2020
February 17, 2020 to February 21, 2020 April 6, 2020 to April 10, 2020 TBA

Registration

  • Online Registration - Starting at 6:00 AM
  • Mail-in
    City of Manhattan Beach Parks and Recreation Department
    ATTN: Registration
    1400 Highland Avenue
    Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
  • Walk-in
    City of Manhattan Beach Parks and Recreation Department
    1400 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
    Monday through Thursday 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM; Friday 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM

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