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Leadership

Teen Programs

06/15/2017, 12:00am CDT
By Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board

Youthline engages youth ages 12-16 in positive leadership experiences and recreational activities while connecting them to adult mentors in the parks.

Teen Teamworks is a summer employment and educational program for youth ages 14-18.

Nite Owlz provides extended teen programming at various recreation centers from 8-11 pm on Friday and Saturday nights. Activities may include open gym, cooking, computer labs and more. Contact a neighborhood recreation center for details.

IDEAWERKS is for youth ages 12-18 to learn multimedia production; record audio and video information on a digital media workstation; study music basics and computer software to create music tracks and videos; and produce and record individual multimedia projects.  

YWCA Girls RAP Program

03/30/2016, 12:00am CDT
By YWCA

Are you looking for a girl’s only environment, where you can be yourself?

Join Girls RAP (Resolution and Prevention), a program that offers girls new skills and experiences that help them build positive relationships with peers and adults. Girls RAP is a place where girls can talk about their issues and learn about resources which empower them to be independent and informed members of their community.

The Girls RAP program is located at the Downtown YWCA of Minneapolis at 1130 Nicollet Avenue.

For more information contact Program Coordinator La’Kisha Hollmon-Griffin at 612-215-4123 or lhollmon-griffin@ywcampls.org.

Girls Inc. at YWCA Minneapolis

03/30/2016, 12:00am CDT
By YWCA Minneapolis

YWCA of Minneapolis is a member organization of Girls Incorporated. Through this affiliation with Girls Inc., the YWCA offers research-based curricula, delivered by trained professionals, to equip girls to achieve academically, lead healthy and physically active lives, manage money, navigate media messages, and discover an interest in science, technology, engineering, and math.

Girls have opportunities to learn new skills, belong to a group, make positive connections to peers and adults, contribute to society, feel competent and believe in their ability to create the best possible future for themselves.  Programming occurs during the after-school time within Minneapolis Public Schools and community-based sites.

For more information and to find a participating site, call 612.215.4375 or visit Girls Inc.

Franklin Housing Co-op—Urban 4-H Afterschool Program

12/18/2015, 1:30pm CST
By Urban 4-H

 Franklin Housing Co-op—Urban 4-H is a program of the Minnesota Urban Youth Development Office (Urban 4-H). Youth participate in hands-on science and leadership enrichment activities. Youth receive homework help and play fun, cooperative activities.

The program is open to youth in grades 1-7th grade and held at the Franklin Housing Cooperative, 2300 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, 55406 on Mondays and Wednesday from 5:00 - 6:45 pm. 

For more information please contact, Amie Mondl at 612-624-6955; rober199@umn.edu 

Southside Village Boys and Girls Club

08/24/2015, 12:00am CDT
By Southside Village Boys and Girls Club

Southside Village Boys and Girls Club is OPEN All Year! 

The club offers a safe, supervised, educational, and fun environment for students Kindergarten – 12th grade to come to after school and during breaks/summer.

Here is a list of some of the programming provide at the Southside Village Boys and Girls Club:

  •  Daily Snack/Dinner
  •  Homework Help / Tutoring
  • Athletics / Sports Leagues
  • Recreational Activities (ex: board games, video games, pool, chess, etc.)
  • Leadership Opportunities
  • Scholarship Opportunities
  • Teen Programming
  •  Striving TAchieve Reading Success (K-2)
  • Mentoring
  • Field Trips
  • And More!

Location: On the corner of East 39th Street and Chicago Avenue (Phelps Park)
Hours of Operation:
Open from 9:30am-5:30pm during Winter Break / Spring Break/ Early Release Days / Summer (Monday-Friday)
Open from 2-7pm after school on regular school days (Monday-Friday) for ages 5-12
Open from 2-9pm after school on regular school days (Monday-Friday) for ages 13-18
Fee: Membership is just $5 a YEAR… that’s it!

The Southside Village Boys & Girls Club will also be open ALL summer! 

  • June 13th – August 26th  
  • Monday – Friday
  • 9:30am-5:30pm
  • Membership is just $5  per year

Our club offers a safe, supervised, educational, and fun environment for students Kindergarten – 12th grade

Here is a list of some of the programming we provide at our club:

  • Daily Breakfast / Lunch
  • Summer Learning Loss Prevention​        
  • Athletics / Sports Leagues        
  • Recreational Activities (ex: board games, video games, pool, chess, etc.
  • Leadership Opportunities
  •  Scholarship Opportunities
  • Teen Programming
  • Striving To Achieve Reading Success (K-2)
  • Mentoring
  • Field Trips
  • And More!

Contact: 612-822-3191
Website: www.boysandgirls.org