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The “Juntos” program (pronounced: Who-n-tos) provides Latino parents and 8-12th grade students with knowledge and resources to graduate from high school and gain access to college. This hands-on program is taught in either English or Spanish and meets for 2½ hours once a week for six weeks in the evenings. Juntos also uses success coaches and college age-mentors to provide weekly afterschool clubs and activities with the target students before and after the 6-week program.
Program partners include: OSU Extension, 509J School District and Central Oregon Community College
Career and College Awareness Night
25 professionals from the community come and set up booths about their careers at the Kids Club of Jefferson County. Children and their families were able to visit different booths, engage with business professionals and spark interest about future careers. A highlight of the evening included AirLink landing a helicopter in the field next to the club. Youth were then able to sit in the helicopter and see how it operates.
Program partners include: Oregon Open Campus, Central Oregon Community College, and Kids Club of Jefferson County
First Aid/CPR classes
First Aid and CPR classes are being offered for the community and it's businesses in conjunction with Cascade Lane CPR. Please check the website for dates or call to set up dates that work for your group or business.
The welding classes are designed to be taken by high school students, college students or community members. It may be taken for HS credit, college credit or no credit.
Program partners include: 509J School District, Jefferson County Education Council, Oregon State University, Central Oregon Community College and the Partnership to End Poverty.