Be prepared for Thanksgiving, come to the Basement!

It's going to be a short week, so this is going to be a short post.  We'll only be opened MONDAY and TUESDAY this week, but we've got some fun stuff planned for both of those days! MONDAY:  We're going to try some improvisational comedy with a trial run of "Whose Basement is it anyway?"  … Continue reading Be prepared for Thanksgiving, come to the Basement!

Skate Park Trip, Teen Council, and Girls’ Night!

Today's a beautiful day outside!  Maybe we can get some cornhole going! TUESDAY:  Nick will be taking folks to the Barre skate park.  If you want to go, you need to get a permission slip signed by your parents and have it with you tomorrow.  Nick will be leaving the Basement promptly at 3:30pm.  For … Continue reading Skate Park Trip, Teen Council, and Girls’ Night!

Documentary Premier Approaches

Our largest project at the Basement this summer has been shooting and editing a documentary. All of our daily activities and projects have been interspersed with filming, with teens exploring what its like on both sides of the camera. Little pink Flip Cameras float around the teen center capturing spontaneous moments of laughter, singing, shouting, … Continue reading Documentary Premier Approaches