|4-H Science Out of School (Grades 3 - 5) (Larimer County) - Colorado State University Extension||Geared to provide Science Outreach programs in conjunction with other after school enrichment programs. During the school year as an after school experience, as well as doing the summer at locations that run a regular out of school program. Acts as a supplement to other full time programs throughout Larimer County.||Larimer County||Extension Offices Northwest (Region 3) - Colorado State University Extension||Colorado State University Extension|
|Academic Support Services - Challenge Foundation||Provides tuition scholarships and individualized support services to low-income students. Services include academic mentoring and tutoring, access to college preparatory school, summer programs and enrichment activities.||Arapahoe County||Challenge Foundation||Challenge Foundation|
|Afterschool and Summer Programs (Wellington E Webb Municipal Building) - City of Denver||The Denver Afterschool Alliance includes an online service that provides information on programs offered to youth, both after-school and in the summer, to help kids stay active, engaged and safe when not in school. The database contains approximately 300 organizations and 1000 programs, many of which are free or low-cost. Programs are not offered at the Webb Municipal Building, but at participating organizations, primarily in Denver County.||Denver County||Wellington E Webb Municipal Building - City of Denver||City of Denver|
|After School and Summer Tutoring Programs - Scholars Unlimited||Scholars Unlimited provides comprehensive after-school and summer learning programs at select Denver elementary and K-8 schools. Programs provide:
- Tutoring by licensed teachers and other interventions to help students increase their academic achievement
- Youth enrichment activities that provide hands-on learning opportunities and broaden student knowledge across multiple content areas
- Recreational activities to promote fitness and the development of pro-social skills
- Summer learning programs include breakfast and lunch free of charge.
||Denver County||Scholars Unlimited||Scholars Unlimited|
|After School and Summer Youth Program (Lake Middle School) - Mi Casa Resource Center (Metro Denver)||Mi Casa Resource Center offers free after-school and summer programs for youth in middle school. Programs focus on academic success, career development, leadership, health, and recreation.||Denver County||Lake Middle School Neighborhood Center - Mi Casa Resource Center (Metro Denver)||Mi Casa Resource Center (Metro Denver)|
|After School and Summer Youth Program (North High School) - Mi Casa Resource Center (Metro Denver)||Mi Casa Resource Center offers free after school and summer programs for youth in high school. Programs focus on academic success, career development, leadership, health, and recreation.||Denver County||North High School Neighborhood Center - Mi Casa Resource Center||Mi Casa Resource Center (Metro Denver)|
|After-School Programs - OpenWorld Learning||OpenWorld Learning offers free, well-rounded and quality after-school care programs in Denver, Aurora and Jefferson County schools. A healthy snack, 30 minutes of game playing, and 1 1/2 hours of computer lab time are offered to work on projects, as well as homework support. A curriculum is provided that children can work through to earn incentives such as laptops, tablets, and headphones. Summer day programs are also available.||Denver County||OpenWorld Learning||OpenWorld Learning|
|After School Youth Program (Galena St) - African Community Center||Offers youth programs for immigrants and refugees, including International City, which offers an after school drop-in space with leadership and character development activities.||Denver County||Galena St - African Community Center||African Community Center|
|Arts and Literacy Workshop - Children's Performance Workshop||Offers a 6-8 week, arts and literacy workshop for local youth. Free classes include painting, dance, choreography, yoga, non-aggression and choreography culminating in public performances, which are selected by youth based on current social issues. Taught by professional teachers and artists. 1-2 day workshops are offered for school groups and individuals who can't commit to the 6-8 week time frame.||Adams County||Children's Performance Workshop||Children's Performance Workshop|
|At-Risk Youth Programs - Athletics and Beyond||Offers a variety of camps and clinics, a student athlete program, and a youth mentoring program. All of which stress sports and academic success for at-risk youth.||Arapahoe County||Athletics and Beyond||Athletics and Beyond|
|Black Canyon Boys & Girls Club||Black Canyon Boys & Girls Club provides a variety of programs for youth in Montrose County.
Program schedule varies depending on season. Call or go online to detailed schedule information
Programs can include:
- Education & Career programs - provides opportunities for career exploration and educational enhancement
- Character & Leadership programs - provides opportunities to develop leadership skills, decision making, community contribution and celebrating national heritage
- Health & Life Skills - helps young people to engage in positive behaviors, set personal goals and develop self-sufficiency
- Arts programs - helps young people develop creativity and cultural awareness through visual arts, crafts, performing arts and creative writing
- Sports, Fitness and Recreation - helps young people develop fitness, stress reduction and social and interpersonal skills
300 Hap Court, Olathe, CO 81425
Montrose Clubhouse is located inside St. Paul's Episcopal Church||Montrose County||Black Canyon Boys & Girls Club||Black Canyon Boys & Girls club|
|Branch Out Educational Outreach (Ages 5 - 21) - Loveland Youth Gardeners||Youth educational outreach component that allows us to take our services to other organizations serving similar populations. Bringing programming to these settings allows us to connect with many of our students in the places they frequent year–round, as well as access to other youth facing significant challenges.
Participants are gaining knowledge on a variety of topics including gardening, resource conservation practices and cooking.||Larimer County||Loveland Youth Gardeners||Loveland Youth Gardeners|
|Community Evaluation Team and Crisis Intervention - Youth Services Department of Moffat County||Community Evaluation Team and Crisis Intervention provides crisis intervention services for youth in conflict with parents and/or law enforcement and to provide community programs for juveniles at risk of out of home placement.
||Moffat County||Youth Services Department of Moffat County||Youth Services Department of Moffat County |
|Community Services - El Comite de Longmont||El Comite provides a diverse range of bilingual/bi-cultural human services to the Longmont, Boulder County and surrounding communities. Services include:
- Case management
- Information and referral
- Conflict resolution and mediation
- Immigrant information
- Youth intervention
- Diverse cultural programs.
El Comite also offers services through 'guest case workers' from agencies who are present at the office during regular hours each week:
- Longmont Senior Center
- City of Longmont Office of Community Relations
- Youth Services of the City of Longmont
- Visiting attorneys||Boulder County||El Comite de Longmont||El Comite de Longmont|
|Emergency Services, Community Health Care, Youth Enrichment Program - 32nd Avenue Jubilee Center||Provides a range of services including:
- RTD passes for medical or mental health appointments.
- Emergency food boxes
- Co-payment assistance for prescriptions.
- Blood pressure checks, help scheduling eye exams and payment assistance for glasses.
- Assistance completing applications through the Betty Proctor General Fund at The Action Center.
- Assistance completing LEAP applications in the winter.
- Assistance completing naturalization applications
- After school and Summer Educational Enrichment Kamp (SEEK).
- Referral to other agencies for additional needs.
||Denver County||32nd Avenue Jubilee Center||32nd Avenue Jubilee Center|
|Gunnison Valley Mentors (Partners)||Providers one-on-one mentoring and enrichment opportunities to youth in Gunnison County.
Services may include:
- Community-Based Activities and Mentoring
- School-Based Mentoring to help increase school performance
- After School Enrichment programs
- Summer Youth Day Camp program
- In-School Prevention/Intervention to increase school success through engagement, goal setting and leadership skills
Gunnison Valley Mentors also provides opportunities for members of the community to become volunteer mentors through education and training. Call or go online for more information on mentoring resources and how to become a volunteer mentor.
Gunnison Valley Mentors also runs the 8th Street School Mentoring Center that offers daily after school enrichment activities, group events and rentals for other events such as parties and receptions. Call for more details.
||Gunnison County||Gunnison Valley Mentors (Partners)||Gunnison Valley Mentors (Partners)|
|Hayden Parks and Recreation Department - Hayden Town Government||The Hayden Parks and Recreation Department provides parks and recreational opportunities for all ages.||Routt County||Hayden Town Government||Hayden Town Government|
|Inspiring Connections Outdoors - Sierra Club Rocky Mountain Chapter||Provides wilderness outings and activities for disadvantaged or at-risk urban youth as a way to build interpersonal and teamwork skills, self-esteem, and self-reliance outside of an urban setting. Encourages youth to take an active role in protecting the environment.||Denver County||Sierra Club Rocky Mountain Chapter||Sierra Club Rocky Mountain Chapter|
|Leaf Out Continuation Program (Ages 13 - 21) - Loveland Youth Gardeners||Program designed to further develop stewardship, vocational and life skills through a variety of opportunities, including cooking classes, art activities, and volunteer projects to better their community.
Also offers the Leaf Out Gardening Program (LOGP), an intensive skill-building summer program, for ages 16-21 to further develop their skills. Participants work in a variety of gardens around town, including elder and assisted living centers, and school and church vegetable gardens that provide fresh produce for local food banks.
Students are also growing herbs and flowers to sell to local restaurants and Farmer’s Markets. The goals in adding this “social enterprise” component to the program is to give the students “real world” job experience, as they learn skills about growing a product for sale, packaging and marketing, customer service and financial management. It is expected that the proceeds from the sales will help create a self-supporting program and pay our Leaf Out Gardening Program students a standard hourly wage.||Larimer County||Loveland Youth Gardeners||Loveland Youth Gardeners|
|No Barriers Youth Program - EDUCO Leadership Adventures||Offers programs that provide opportunities for youth to develop a sense of purpose and competence, grow through challenges, connect with others and the Earth.
- Expedition Programs
- Leadership Adventures
- Schools, Classrooms, Community Groups
- Scholarship Programs||Larimer County||EDUCO Leadership Adventures||EDUCO Leadership Adventures|
|Steamboat Springs Teen Programs - Steamboat Springs Parks and Community Services||City of Steamboat Springs Teen Program's mission is to provide safe, affordable, alcohol free and drug free recreation opportunities for teens. Events for high school students include bowling, pool parties, broomball tournaments, swing dances and battles of the bands. Events for middle school students include after school programs and teens on tour trips.||Routt County||Steamboat Springs Parks And Community Services||Steamboat Springs Parks And Community Services|
|Summer Camp Program - OpenWorld Learning||A fun and innovative computer summer camp program held at a variety of Denver-area locations that incorporates digital technology and peer teaching to develop leadership and ignite a love of learning. Students will be reading, playing team games outside, swimming, going on field trips and learning complex topics of science, technology, engineering and math using exciting new technologies and completing a fun curriculum. Summer camps are at various locations; check website in January for details.
||Denver County||OpenWorld Learning||OpenWorld Learning|
|Youth Activities - Totally Kids Inc||Provides youth services in the Hayden community including before and after school program, summer day camp, youth sports, swimming lessons and dance lessons.||Routt County||Totally Kids Inc||Totally Kids Inc|
|Youth Development Conference - Friends First||The STARS National Conference (SNC) is a four-day, annual, youth-driven conference that equips and empowers youth ages 12-18 with healthy relationship skills and education. Workshops address topics including mentoring, success, media, culture, communication, and peer pressure. Teens build life skills such as how to create healthy relationships, avoid peer pressure and be a positive influence in their communities.||Jefferson County||Friends First||Friends First|
|Youth Development - Friends First||The Quinceañera Program promotes positive youth development and healthy relationships to Hispanic youth ages 11-15 and their parents. The program motivates and empowers youth to set goals, make good decisions, develop healthy relationships, and avoid high risk behaviors. Program offered in the community at local churches and community centers.||Jefferson County||Friends First||Friends First|
|Youth Empowerment - Morgan County Family Center||Smart Girls Cool Dudes empowers youth to reduce self-destructive behaviors, develop leadership and group/social skills, practice critical thinking and learn problem-solving skills. Includes activity-based group sessions on topics such as communication, leadership, critical thinking, assertiveness and refusal skills, anti-bullying, health decision making and smart media usage. Smart Girls offered at Baker Central School, Fort Morgan Middle School and Brush Middle School. Cool Dudes offered at Baker Central School.
||Morgan County||Morgan County Family Center||Morgan County Family Center|
|Youth Program - Denver Indian Center||The Youth Program seeks to support the development of AI/AN youth by providing them with opportunities to engage in culturally specific activities.||Denver County||Denver Indian Center||Denver Indian Center|
|Youth Services - Blue Horizons||Blue Horizons is a non-profit organization that provides for the needs of youth||Morgan County||Blue Horizons Inc.||Blue Horizons Inc.|