American Red Cross – Bike Rodeo
Teaching children about bike safety and helmet usage with engaging, interactive obstacle courses, the American Red Cross conducts bike rodeos throughout a six county area, providing free helmets to each participant.
American Red Cross – Youth Program
Accidents are the number one killer of children ages 1-24. Presented to schools and daycares, children learn about hand washing, gun safety, first aid, healthy living, fire safety, and tornado safety.
Boy Scouts of America - Teen Exploring Programs
Hosted by the Woodford County Sheriff’s Office and 50 Fire and EMS Explorers, the teen exploring program invites students ages 14-20 to test their skills in auto extrication, search and rescue, ladder raise, confined space and live burn.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Peoria - Summer Program
To inspire and promote positive decision making and self-confidence, this summer program encourages members to engage in new activities such as learning to swim.
Central Illinois FRIENDS of PWA - AZIZI Peer Educators
This comprehensive program brings empowerment, self-love, civic responsibility and information to underserved young women, increasing their self-esteem and awareness of healthy relationships.
Children’s Home - Kiefer School
This K-12 school, operated by Children’s Home, offers programs for children with emotional and behavioral disabilities. The unique needs of each student are addressed by providing special education, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy and counseling, and sensory integration.
Common Place - Summer Youth Program
Throughout the summer, children who are not academically challenged suffer regression. This downward slide is combated by the Summer Youth Program, which raises academic levels through fun, educational activities.
Crittenton Centers - Infant & Toddler Outdoor Play Court
Providing quality education programs to children six weeks to six years of age, Crittenton offers outdoor play areas with equipment for all children.
Easter Seals – Social Skills Curricula for Youth/Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder & Anxiety Disorder
Studies show that individual and small group social skills therapy helps overcome many social deficits and allows for appropriate interaction. The Easter Seals has developed curricula based on these finds for children with ASD and anxiety disorders ages 7-13.
Hult Center for Health Education - Fuel for Fitness
As an obesity prevention program, Fuel for Fitness teaches students in grades 4-6 about healthy eating and proper exercising.
PARC – Early Intervention Services
Serving children diagnosed with developmental delay or deemed at-risk for a delay, this program teaches school readiness and pre-literacy skills using group and individual developmental, music, speech and language therapies.
Pearce Community Center - Fit Kids
Fit Kids is a youth group exercise class offered Monday through Thursday, a Friday class opening after June 1.
Peoria Friendship House – Summer Camp
Within a safe environment, children can learn about healthy eating and participate in physical activities throughout this eight-week program.
Tazewell County Resource Centers - Ann Benjamin Camp
A six-day overnight camping experience for developmentally disabled children and youth, this program provides recreational opportunities while promoting self-sufficiency and independence with crafts, cooking, hiking, a hayrack ride, movie night, paint ball, sports, swimming and a dance.
Tri-County Urban League – TSTM
Motivating youth to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and business, TSTM offers college tours for students who consistently attend the monthly meetings, meet academic requirements and have a certain number of community service hours.