Youth

 

YOUTH SERVICES


 
Developing youth into healthy, responsible citizens
 
  • Mentoring programs
  • Strengthening families through improvement of parenting skills
  • Teaching leadership, service and compassion to youth
  • Homework help, nutritious snacks, and safe after-school and summertime activities
  • Promotion of physical fitness
 
The following youth programs were funded:
 
 
Big Brothers Big Sisters 475-7801
Community and School Based Mentoring:  Creates positive relationships between local children and caring community members that have direct and measurable impact on the child’s life and future.
 
Girl Scouts of the NW Great Lakes (888)747-6945
The Girl Scout Leadership Experience will teach girls to discover themselves, connect with others, and take action to make the world a better place.
 
Lake Superior Village Youth & Family Center 228-3771
After School Program: Provides a safe, healthy and supportive environment for youth after school and during the summer. Special programs to enhance family togetherness and community participation.
 
STAR Children's Bereavement Services 228-3771
To provide grieving children and their families a safe environment and support system within which to share experiences, learn together and understand that they are not alone in their grief.
 
Superior Watershed Partnership 228-609
Superior Watershed Partnership promotes community actions that ensure a sustainable environment; this includes K-12 education and conservation programs for young adults.
 
Teaching Family Homes 249-5437
Teen Tuesdays: Provide local youth with positive, substance-free activities and demonstrate community-wide effort to support local youth.
 
YMCA 227-9622
Strong Kids Scholarship Program: Provides YMCA memberships and programs to all, regardless of their inability to pay.