This post was contributed by a community member. The views expressed here are the author's own. The vision for the new Club was inspired after the unexpected closure in of the Police Activities League Center in Rockwood, the only facility of its kind in the neighborhood offering after school and summer programming for youth.
Every fall, our members are excited to learn what the new membership card will look like and make lanyards and necklaces in the art room to proudly display their Club card. The Club card represents the sense of belonging each youth and teen has with their Club or school site. It is a symbol of their ownership and access to the special community that we foster in our buildings.
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Sharan claims to have never seen the cult classic film by the same name. It started when him and a friend wanted to box in the beginning of the school year, and eventually caught on from there. As you might expect, the police have been watching the fight club closely.
Now is the time to get yourself and your school club, youth group and friends involved in volunteering. Get muddy in a community garden, create cards for local seniors, plant a tree in your neighborhood, stock the pantry at your local food bank and make a difference! Get School Credit for Volunteering.
We need your volunteer time and energy, and you need volunteer experience that is meaningful. Learners at Village Home who are at least 14 years old are welcome to apply. We invite you to join the Learner Council.
The Science Squad volunteers on the museum floor facilitating hands-on science activities for visitors of all ages. In this position you must commit to working two 4-hour shifts per week for the summer session, or one 4-hour shift per week during the school year session. That's Sew Electric is a new electronics design challenge where you learn the fundamentals of the design process, electronics, circuitry, sewing, and coding to invent wearable technology.
Portland Aspergers Network is a parent support organization in Portland, Oregon. Asperger's Syndrome is autistic spectrum disorder characterized by difficulties with social interaction, motor delays, adherence to routines, average to above-average intelligence, and preoccupation with a particular subject of interest. A monthly event where Aspergers kids, ages 5 to 18, can be themselves while engaging in activities they love.
Our after-school youth programs are designed to give young climbers between the ages of 6—17 a chance to learn and improve climbing skills. A cool way to connect with other young climbers while staying fit! Enrollment is on a monthly basis.
The Escape hosted its last dance night four months ago at its downtown location on Southwest Park Avenue, after club owner Douglas McLeod says he was only given 22 days notice to move out and find a new space. But McLeod says the Escape was an essential part of Portland's identity—especially for a young crowd who often had nowhere else to go. It ended up being all I had," he says. It would be like having somebody take your baby away from you.