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YOUTH SERVICES

Golden Eagles Program

Culturally Relevant Out-of-School Time Opportunities for Youth

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The Golden Eagles program enhances the resiliency of American Indian youth through curricula, activities, and fieldtrips focusing on culture; healthy lifestyles; academic success; workforce readiness; leadership; and relationships with caring adults.

 

ELIGIBILITY

Priority is given to American Indian youth ages 5-18. Youth that do not identify as American Indian are welcome to participate in our American Indian culturally focused programs.

SERVICES

  • Group programming 2x’s per week for each youth (content varies week to week)
  • Tutoring with program staff, and student volunteers from area colleges and universities, encouraging comprehension and completion of homework
  • One-on-one academic support (goal setting, advocacy, etc.)
  • Youth intervention services for program participants needing specialized assistance with overcoming challenges they face with truancy, the judicial system, chemical dependency, etc.
  • Meal provided at each group
  • Transportation to and from program as needed (limited capacity)

MEETING SCHEDULE

  • Youth ages 5 to 11 meet Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:30 pm – 6 pm
  • Youth ages 12-18 meet on Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:30 pm – 6 pm
  • One-on-one academic support and intervention services will vary and occur as needed

SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Quarterly Family Nights
  • Youth Recognition events
  • Other events vary by season apply:

FORMS TO APPLY

Coming soon
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Millie Hernandez

Branch Director
(612) 879-1754
mhernandez@maicnet.org

Ashley Cook

Golden Eagles Program Coordinator
(612) 879-1772
acook@maicnet.org