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Mission Statement

The mission of Portage for Youth is to provide the tools, opportunities and support to help at risk girls dream, achieve and become healthy successful adults.

Description

The Portage for Youth is an after-school and summer enrichment program for girls ages 8 to 15 residing in the Dayton's Bluff and Payne Phalen neighborhoods of Saint Paul. The Portage for youth provides children and youth with opportunities to reach there full potential. The Portage's vision statement outlines six primary outcomes--

Safety & Security: Girls in our neighborhood can rely on supervised environments that offer constructive activity and protection from abuse and neglect.

Academic Attitude & Performance: Girls in our neighborhood have the support, enthusiasm and discipline required to succeed in middle school, high school and beyond.

Peer & Adult Social Skills: Girls in our neighborhood have healthy, safe and comfortable relationships with friends, family and adults from all cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

Life Skills: Girls in our neighborhood know how to forge successful, independent lives, regardless of their economic or family background.

Personal Growth & Creativity: Girls in our neighborhood are challenged to express themselves through a variety of social, artistic and athletic activities.

Leadership & Community Service: Girls in our neighborhood seek and expand opportunities to contribute to the development of themselves, others and their community.

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http://www.theportage.org

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