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Knowledge is a ticket out of poverty.

Knowledge is a ticket out of poverty

Nurturing our children is our way of protecting our future for generations to come

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By the end of the 4th grade, African-American, Hispanic and low-income students are already two years behind grade level.

By the time they reach the 12th grade, the same kids are four years behind.

The Salvation Army supplements and
supports kids' educational opportunities through:

After School Programs

The Salvation Army is committed to being there to help families and children when times are at their darkest.

The Salvation Army follows the belief that no child deserves to grow up without hope for a better tomorrow.

Through The Salvation Army, youth participating in programming have opportunities to grow physically, mentally, academically, socially and spiritually in a safe, supervised environment.

Some programs include:

- Homework Help
- Sports & Recreation Activities

- Computer Labs

- Character Building Programs: Sunbeams, Girl Guards and Adventure Corps

Army Lake Camp

Army Lake Camp offers the perfect environment to relax, enjoy, learn and celebrate.

Licensed Day Care Programs

We believe that your child can learn and grow as a unique individual in our values-based child care center.

We offer a developmentally age-appropriate program that is designed to meet the social, emotional, intellectual, physical and spiritual needs of each child as an individual.

Children's learning centers are open year-round to meet the needs of youth and their parents.

Youth Ministries

The Salvation Army has been actively serving America's youth for over 120 years.

Salvation Army youth programs place special emphasis on activities that encourage character and life skills development. Through mentoring and education, disadvantaged children and teens are shown the possibility of a better life. Salvation Army corps community centers offer religious and character-building programs that can include:


- Sunday school

- Youth troops

- Music classes
- Athletics and sporting events
- Arts and crafts
- Camping

To learn more about our youth programs in Wisconsin and Upper Michigan, click here.