Welcome to the Mary and Frances Youth Center!

Nestled within VCU’s Division of Community Engagement, the Mary and Frances Youth Center is home to two private tennis courts and dedicated classrooms tailored for youth programming and educational training workshops for youth educators.

Our vision at the MFYC is to lead the way as a regional powerhouse in university-community collaborations for positive youth development. 

Partner with us! 

The MFYC is excited to announce our 2024 Seed Funding Grant - Request for Proposals! Apply now to receive a $2,000 grant to go toward community partners & youth development programing. Proposals are due April 5th! 

Current Programs at MFYC

Graphic Poster outlining youth summer camps at MFYC

Summer Camp Registration is now open!

Registration is now open for our Youth Summer Camp at Mary and Frances Youth Center taking place June 3, 2024 - August 9, 2024. Registration is limited to 25 campers per week. During this 9-week camp, children will partake in Tennis, Stem in Sports, & Multi Sports gameplay and instruction. All instruction will be through certified instructors and will be a participation by choice opportunity.  For more information and to register, follow this link

Upcoming Events at the MFYC!