The V2 Underground is a teen “makerspace” that integrates an established prevention curriculum with STEaM for youth ages 11-17. It aims to increase youth’s capacity to navigate the global community with 21st century skills. V2 Underground helps youth to bridge the gap of the digital divide via hands-on experiences. Located in Dawson County, Georgia, our program is one of only three prevention clubhouses funded by DBHDD in the state.
An innovative student-led manufacturing project-based learning initiative that incorporates 3D printing technology, workforce education & community service.
Curriculums in cutting-edge technologies and computer science that include coding, robotics, circuitry and 3D printing.
Incorporation of Mindfulness Practices as a sustainable way to support youth and build resilience. Aims to assist youth with socio-emotional self-regulation via guided meditations, breathing exercises, neuroscience, self-compassion & empathy.
A student leadership program with a unique approach to leadership development for select youth who have completed our primary prevention program.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
“I can see that NxtG has changed my life for the better. It has pointed me onto the right path. NxtG has always been here for me and I always want to be here for it as long as I possibly can.”
"Our teenage boys love going here. They love being social with all the other children. Plus, the technology they have is awesome."
"My daughter is a part of the leadership program at NxTG -- I can't say enough positive about this program or what it brings to our community. The staff is so devoted to our teens. Through their work, they help them discover their potential and develop confidences in so many areas of their lives. NxTG has made a tremendous difference in my daughter's life and she LOVES it!"
"I thought next Generation was the best place to be after school.I had a wonderful time. I loved the activities and the food. The Next generation staff and crew are also amazing. I loved and enjoyed being there."