YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
Applications are required to participate in PCC Youth Programs. You can stop in or call us at 323-1942 and we will mail or fax you an application, or you can download the application through this link: Youth Intake Form Staff email contact below or call 323-1942.
Summer Middle School Recreation Program
PCC puts on a summer program every year for middle school students. The program meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 12noon to 4:00pm for 10 weeks. Please contact Rachael for more information. You can register on-line by completing the Summer Youth Program Intake 2013 form and emailing, faxing (323-1438), mailing, or dropping it off at the Center. email@example.com
After School Program at Community High School - during the 2012-1013 school year!
This program is offered at Community High School, during the school year. It operates Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3pm to 5:30pm. Contact John or Aric for more information (please see their email addresses at the bottom of the page - or call 323-1942).
City Of Portage Summer Program Scholarships
The City of Portage has established a Youth Recreation Scholarship Program that will provide full and half scholarships for income qualifying youths, under the age of 18, for selected programs- sponsored by the Parks and Recreation Department. Interested families should contact Rachael at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 323-1942.
Tutoring for K-12 Students
PCC offers tutoring for elementary through high school for students during the school year. The program utilizes volunteer tutors who include professionals from the community, students from local colleges, as well as high performing high school students. If interested in volunteering as a tutor or need more information, please call Rachael at 323-1942 or email her at
Substance Abuse Awareness
PCC offers a prevention/education program to middle school students regarding substance abuse issues, with a focus on alcohol and tobacco use and abuse. Please call Rachael for more information.
Volunteer opportunities are available for young people on an as needed basis. Call Keshia Dickason for more information.You can also apply on line: Youth Volunteer Application - email to Rachael - email@example.com
This is a summer project in collaboration with the Volunteer Center that places local students in different agencies throughout the community to help with different tasks such as clerical, computers, and outdoor projects. Please call the Volunteer Center at 382-8350 for more information.
Project L.I.F.T. (Larceny Intervention For Teens)
LIFT is a diversion program in collaboration with the Portage Police, Portage Family Court, and the Portage Retail Fraud Association that targets minors who have shoplifted for the first time. LIFT requires students and their parents to attend a class in a court room where they are educated as to the reprocussions of shoplifting.
Community Service - for Youth
Community service for PCC falls into three categories.
Court ordered service - students are required to perform community service by the courts for infractions of the law.
School ordered service - students are required to perform community service due to a disciplinary problem in school.
School assigned service - local schools require students to perform a certain amount of community service hours.
PCC Youth Staff: Rachel Kohler, firstname.lastname@example.org; John Kerry, email@example.com; Aric Riedemann, firstname.lastname@example.org