The Funhouse Discovery Center of Orcas Island Programs
Fun, safe, non-judgmental programs for teens every Friday and Saturday night (Teen Night) as well as safe, supervised parties for graduation and New Year's Eve.
After School Programs
A safe place for kids to play, learn, and get help with their homework while their parents are at work.
All types of programs, from one-on-one mentoring to our unique journal program.
Recent Successes and Current Challenges
Since 2000, when The Funhouse opened its doors:
- Youth and teen drug, alcohol, and tobacco use on Orcas have all decreased dramatically (21% decrease in alcohol / 89% decrease in binge drinking / 55% decrease in marijuana / 77% decrease in tobacco).
- Teen pregnancy and abortion rates are lower than most Washington State counties. - Overall teen arrests in the county have decreased by 63% AND
- Orcas Island School District students outperform most of their peers in Washington State, scoring significantly higher than the average state results in every subject tested.