NEW M.O.S.T. Program Opens In Mapleton!

We are excited to announce the addition of Mapleton to the SEEC’s Meaningful Out-of-School-Time (M.O.S.T.) Programs! Mapleton students now have the opportunity to engage in activities centered around STEAM and receive homework help. The broad array of enrichment activities will complement their regular classroom academic programs and offer other educational services for the families participating…
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Challenge Accepted!

Cardboard, Recycled Material and an Imagination. YMCA of Cass-Clay’s out-of-school-time program staff attended the South East Education Cooperative’s (SEEC) 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21CCLC) Summer Conference Aug. 2-3 along with 150 other out-of-school-time educators and walked away with a challenge. “At the conference, 8-year-old Caine challenged us to start a movement to invite kids to build…
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2016 21CCLC Summer Conference Hits Record-High Numbers!

On August 2-3, more than 150 out-of-school time providers from the tri-state area gathered at the Avalon Events Center in Fargo for the 6th annual 21CCLC Summer Conference, making this year our best turnout yet! This year’s conference focused around a fun Superhero theme, as attendees were challenged to “Find the Afterschool Superhero in YOU!” Over…
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Fargo’s CHARISM Hosts First Annual ‘Cool Off With A Cop’ Event

On Wednesday, July 20th, over 200 community members gathered at Fargo’s CHARISM Family Center, located in the McCormick Park neighborhood, for the first annual “Cool Off With a Cop” summer event. From 4-6pm, people of all ages socialized in the park with lemonade and freezies, while the children adventured inside a cop car, asked questions, and even sprayed each other…
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West Fargo STEM Academy Reaches Over 50 Students Grades 5-8

Over the past four years, West Fargo School District teachers have written for grant funding to support a summer STEM Academy for their students. Each year’s programming has been a bit different to reflect the grant amounts and requirements, but all-in-all the Academy has created a place for professional development and student enrichment for both teachers…
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10 Reasons You Don’t Want To Miss The 21CCLC Afterschool Conference!

Calling all Afterschool superheroes! The 21st Century Summer Conference is back again August 2-3, but with a whole new theme – superheroes! You may be asking yourself, “Why should I attend this conference?” We’ll tell you 10 reasons why: 10. Meet Superman and Superwoman in person and get your photo taken with them! Haven’t you always wanted to meet…
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21st Century At Circle Of Nations School

The 21st Century Program has been very educational to the staff and the students at Circle of Nations. “We are able to bring kids into a classroom after school and continue their learning. Some days, the kids have rough days in school; when they show up for the 21st Century after school program, it brightens…
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