Youth Programs
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What We Do

School Year Programming

Learning to Count

FOR Learning To Count program is designed to help students apply their classroom experience to everyday living. We are centered around group mentorship and student-initiated growth. In our mentoring program, we focus on college prep, entrepreneurship, community service, physical activity, and more for 6th through 8th grade students.

Career and College Prep

Earn Career Ready Diploma Seal by attending our Career and College Prep program hosted at Friends of Refugees Career Hub. This program will be providing opportunities for learning and practicing the skills needed to thrive in the workforce as well as the academic support needed to thrive in school for 9th through 12th grade students.

Kristopher Woods Tutoring

Our elementary program serves youth living in the Kristopher Woods Apartment complex. We provide 40 K-5th grade students with homework help, a healthy snack, and additional academic support that focuses on literacy and math skill building. Enrichment activities include field trips, nutrition classes, and garden education. 


Summer Programming

Service Leadership Program

Our service leadership program provides 25 high school students with opportunities to work in service roles, participate in professional development, and recieve personal mentoring for 8 weeks during the summer. They earn a stipend for their service and gain hands-on work experience, professional references, a competitive resume', and employability skills. 

Summer Spectacular

Our summer camp serves 120 youth between 1st - 8th grade for 7 weeks each summer.  Kids receive academic support and work to prevent summer learning loss through developing and retaining their literacy and math skills. They rotate through enrichment activities including music, art, character-building, recreation, and gardening.