COMMUNITY RESOURCES

These are some great resources and opportunities for students and families within the greater St. Cloud area. Scroll down to learn more and get involved!

Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota
CareerSTART

 Provides exploration of career paths for grades K-12, to develop and apply employability skills  which will empower them to start their future career.

Club Programs

 Boys & Girls Club programs engage young people in activities with adults, peers and family members that enable them to reach their full potential. 

Virtual Club

 Every week, staff create new content for youth including staff-led educational video tutorials, fun projects, meaningful challenges, and more. 

Big Brothers Big Sisters
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Youth Mentoring

 Caring and trained volunteer mentors matched with youth to help them reach their full potential and build life skills through positive role model relationships.

High School Bigs

 Bigs in this program meet with their little 1 hour a week and may enroll in their Junior, sophomore or the 2nd term of their freshman year.

Bigs on Campus

 Bigs on Campus is a bi-monthly mentoring program that takes place at SCSU. Matches spend their time together on-campus exploring and more!

Boy Scouts of America
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Cub Scouting

 Grades K-5. Boys and girls grow into their very best future selves through fun, hands-on learning and achievement that prepares them for life

Scouts BSA

 Grades 5-12. Programming includes service, community engagement and leadership development.

Venturing

 Ages 10-20. Provides students with an opportunity to learn about a wide variety of career fields and network with professionals.

Career Solutions
Youth at Work

An experiential learning opportunity that offers at 30 hour paid work experience, a 10 hour volunteer experience.  Seeks too develop work readiness skills and prepare students for their careers.

WIOA Youth Program

A program that is tailored to your needs! Assess your current interests, determine your career options, explore opportunities, and get help with your job search. Whatever you need!

Girl Scouts Lakes and Pines
Programs

Gain important skills in four areas that form the foundation of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience: Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), Outdoors, Life Skills, Entrepreneurship

Promise Neighborhood
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Community Led Solutions

Hands-on experiences, service learning, computer skills, leadership, and life skills developed through mentor relationships with youth and family connections.

St. Cloud State University
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Math/Sci/Computer Camp

This program is designed to expose students from underrepresented groups to science, math, and computers in fun ways. Programs available for grades 3-8.

Advanced Program in Tech and Science

The  three-week residential program will focus on scientific research for students from historically underrepresented groups and expose them to career options in technology.  

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Scrubs Camp

Collaborative effort between the business and industries of the St. Cloud region, SCTCC, and SCSU. This is an  day camp open to any student entering grades 7th-12th in the fall. Students will spend three days exploring a variety of healthcare careers through field trips and hands on activities facilitated by healthcare professionals and college faculty. Students will be provided a t-shirt, daily lunches and snacks.

Post Secondary Tutoring Services
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SCSU Tutoring

Tutoring services are available through many departments to help students with writing assistance, languages and cultures, math skills, science and engineering and more. Free online tutoring also is available.

SCTCC Tutoring

The Mary Stangler Center for Academic Success (CAS) offers free tutoring services to all SCTCC students, faculty, and staff by clarifying assignments, discussing ideas, and reviewing practice problems. 

YMCA
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Day Camp

YMCA provides a caring environment for your child to explore personal interests,  build independence and thrive. Campers enjoy daily fun and active games, arts and crafts, and science-based activities. (Ages 5-13)

School Day Camp - Virtual Learning Days

Kids in grades K – 6 will have fun swimming, playing in the gym and doing their homework or virtual classes in a supportive environment, all with a focus on health and wellbeing!

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