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Community Programs

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Organization/Program Description

BlackBull Fireworks Temporary Positions Available

Teachers Needed

Tent Workers Needed

Camp Anokijig Summer Camps
Camp Anokijig is a not-for-profit residential camp run by the Friends of Camp Anokijig Inc. We serve all children from the ages of 7-17 and feature outrageously fun programs that emphasize positive values learned through interaction with good role models.  The camp setting provides a unique opportunity for children to learn a variety of skills that go far beyond learning to paddle a canoe or ride a horse - they also provide positive social interactions that allow children to learn respect for themselves, others, and the world around them.

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UW-Parkside 2019 Summer Youth Camps
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Knighthood Essay Contest
Multiple student essays will be chosen from Racine area schools. Those students will be awarded a full week of summer camp at Camp Anokijig! Contest winners will be able to attend Camp one of three weeks: June 16-22, June 23-29, or June 30-July 6, 2019.

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Traffick JAM is a one-day, FREE event to educate 7th-12th graders in SE
Wisconsin on the dangers of human trafficking in a fun environment. The event is presented by Fight to End Exploitation and Journey Hope (both recognized leaders in the fight against human trafficking) and will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019, from 9 am to 5:30 pm at Memorial Hall in Racine, 72 7th Street.

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Uncovering Alternative Histories: A Native American Narrative
Explore the Native American narrative in historical events from a local and national perspective, including how Native Americans reclaimed their relationship with the land, reaffirmed their identity through culture, and contributed to the historical narrative of the United States.

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Racine Community Tennis Association
Summer tennis programming at Case HS Mon - Thurs 6pm to 8pm Ages 5 to 15. Adult classes are also available at Lockwood Park Saturday 1pm to 2pm. Both start Mid-June. Contact us for more information at 

Mount Pleasant Recreation Programs for Summer 2019
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Youth Basketball League
March 11th - June 1st (Games begin March 16th) The Youth Basketball league will give your child the opportunity to develop tactics and fundamentals through coaching and games.

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Safety Around Water
Learn how to be safer and have fund while swimming.

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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) 
VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) is a national program staffed by local volunteers that provides free preparation and electronic filing of tax returns to Racine County residents. This important service supports low- to moderate-income households and relies on volunteers to do its work. Volunteers are needed as tax preparers, greeters, and bilingual interpreters. No experience necessary. Free in-person and web-based training provided. Weekday, evening and weekend shifts available at sites throughout Racine County. Click here for more information.

Cops 'N Kids
It is the mission of the Cops 'N Kids Reading Center, Inc. to enable and empower all children to strive toward the fundamental successes in life - through recognition for the importance of reading. The primary objective is to improve the reading skills of at-risk children, by introducing them to the adventure and creativity that is received from reading for pleasure. Our program is FREE.

What We Do
Hours of Operation

Ruff Readers & Cat Chats at the Racine Public Library
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Voice Lessons
Experienced voice teacher in the Mount Pleasant area currently enrolling new students. He has performed with symphony choruses, in musical theater, in opera, in jazz/blues groups, and has even sang backup for The Rolling Stones. Keep your voice going strong over the summer, or get ready for college auditions! Click here for more information. 

STEAM Academy
The STEAM Academy is real-world science, technology, engineering, art and math.  It is a 5-day, hands-on, lab-based course where students design, build, and discover solutions to challenging problems. The STEAM Academy is designed for all present 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th grade students within SE Wisconsin (private, parochial, charter, public, home schooled, and online-students). On-line registration can be found at:  

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City of Racine 
City o f Racine Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services offers a variety of activities. 

Spring and Summer Programs
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Student Positions for the summer of 2019:

Mrs. Myers’ Reading Room
Mrs. Myers’ Reading Room is proud to partner with your school and your children this year. We will be on site providing select services and offer a wide variety of additional services at our center located nearby in Racine.

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UW-Extension 4-H Program, Racine County
4‑H empowers young people to lead for a lifetime. Our programs in science, healthy living and civic engagement are backed by a network of 100 public universities and a robust community of 4‑H volunteers and professionals. Through hands-on learning, kids build not only confidence, creativity and curiosity, but also life skills such as leadership and resiliency to help them thrive today and tomorrow.

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Racine Theatre Guild
Children of all ages have the chance to sharpen their dancing, singing, and acting skills through exciting theatre classes! Kids can also be introduced to the magic of theatre all year long with imaginative Packy Plays presented by the Racine Children’s Theatre!


4C-For Children
4C-For Children is Southeastern Wisconsin’s Child Care Resource & Referral agency. 4C helps families locate child care and gives families information about each child care provider’s quality star rating. This is a free service to all families who live in Racine. For more detailed information, call 262-633-0959 or 414-562-2676 or visit the 4C website at and click on “Start Your Child Care Search Here.” This is not a school-sponsored activity and the Racine Unified School District does not approve, support or endorse this program/activity.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection
This program encourages residents of the City of Racine, Caledonia, Elmwood Park, Mt. Pleasant, North Bay, Sturtevant & Wind Point to bring their household hazardous wastes to the collection site. The program is designed to give residents an opportunity to dispose of harmful chemicals properly as well as to prevent these hazardous wastes from entering our rivers and lakes.

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Rise Up Racine: 
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Advancing Family Assets - Young Adults Program
The Advancing Family Assets (AFA) Programs aim to increase financial stability and family success by focusing on three key areas: income, education, and whole health. Through the AFA Programs, families with school age children and young adults (17-28) gain access to new resources and build a strong network of personalized supports as they take steps to establish and achieve goals that lead to lasting change.

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Racine American Telepsychiatry
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Advancing Family Assets Program
The Advancing Family Assets Program works one-on-one with families in the 53403 and 53405 zip codes to increase financial stability and overall family success through a focus on three key areas: income, whole health, and education. Call 262-632-6200 x111 for more information or download the brochure here.