Teens. Community. Partnership.

Wyman partners with young people by providing experiences, opportunities, and resources to support and challenge them as they grow and learn. Through our proven programs, we are part of the lives of more than 3,000 St. Louis area youth and nearly 30,000 nationally every year.

Our programs include community service; social, emotional, academic, and leadership skill building; postsecondary access and support; and team building and outdoor camp experiences.

As our young people continue to face challenges and social inequities, Wyman staff are listening and providing our teens with support and space for connection and empowerment. Developing the life skills that are critical to overcoming challenges, building relationships with people and communities, and doing well in school is at the heart of all our programs.


Wyman blends a youth-centered approach with evidence-based practices to create and deliver programs that help each teen define and achieve personal success.

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Wyman Leaders

Wyman Leaders supports young people in St. Louis to develop life and leadership skills, enter and complete college and career education programs, and create strong community connections. Youth participate in camp experiences, individualized coaching, and enrichment activities. Teens enter Wyman Leaders the summer before ninth grade and finish the program as adults, four years after high school graduation.

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Teen outreach Program

The Teen Outreach Program® (TOP®) is a nationally-recognized, evidence-based program empowering teens with the tools and opportunities to build social-emotional skills, strengthen relationships, and avoid risky behaviors. TOP youth become prepared to navigate life’s challenges during their teen years and beyond. The 9-month program serves young people from 6th-12th grade in St. Louis and across the country.

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Teen Connection Project

The Teen Connection Project® (TCP®), Wyman’s newest evidence-based program, is a highly engaging, social-emotional learning program for high school aged youth. TCP is a 12-14 week program that empowers teens with the tools and opportunities to develop social-emotional skills, build healthy relationships and community connections, and create a sense of belonging.

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