The month-long course during January involved 24 total hours of in-class learning in addition to 32 total hours of service-learning activities through local nonprofits. Based on their interests, students chose from Northfield YMCA, Faribault Early Childhood and Family Education, Growing Up Healthy, the Middle School Youth Center, Laura Baker Services, and ARTech School.
Archives for February 2011
While relatively new to Northfield—obtaining 501(c)3 status in 2005—the Northfield Area YMCA has made great strides in the community. Offering a variety of programs and opportunities for families and children alike, the Y’s board is currently looking to find a permanent home in Northfield that will keep the group thriving for years.
St. Olaf Model UN team puts local focus on global issues By Mara Kumagai Fink ’11 February 10, 2011 Members of the St. Olaf Model UN team, including Signe Knutson ’11, enjoy the chance to talk about global issues with local Northfield students. Members of the St. Olaf Model United Nations team are taking their passions […] Read more →
“We never had all our eggs in one basket,” Kaczmarek said of the proposed partnership with the school district. Read more →
At the Y, strengthening the Northfield community is our cause. We provide programs and services to thousands of local residents each year addressing three critical areas: Youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Youth development: all kids deserve opportunities to discover who they are and what they can achieve. Y programs help youth define the […] Read more →