Youth Programs

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Our Youth Programs

The Wellington County Learning Centre offers a variety of educational programs to help youth improve their math, literacy, and other needed skills.

These programs are funded by the United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin.

Small groups of 6 to 8 younger youth meet in a group with one-to-one volunteer tutors weekly at Fergus, Arthur, or other locations. The emphasis of tutoring is on sight words, phonics, and fluency.

For dates and times, please contact our program coordinator.

Small groups of 4 to 6 younger youth meet in a group with one or two facilitators weekly at Arthur or other locations. The emphasis of tutoring is on basic skills such as; adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing. 

For dates and times, please contact our program coordinator.

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One-to-One Tutoring

Students meet with a volunteer tutor or parent to work on subjects as needed. Students are assessed and resources are supplied.

To request an assessment, please contact our program coordinator.

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Parent Help

Parents can meet with program coordinator to understand tutor training as it applies to their child, discuss educational concerns in relation to their youth, or to get resources.

To request a time to meet, please contact our program coordinator.

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Employment program for older youth searching for careers/entry level jobs.

Next planned start date is Spring 2023

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Youth can gain needed educational supports through our competitions and giveaways.

Black History Month Creative Youth Competition is on now! Submit a piece with the submission form by Feb 22nd. See details below.

 

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Get ready to write the Safe Food Handling exam for certification.

This program is currently on hold, please contact the program coordinator if interested.

 

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Learn about handling your money and understand what financial planning is all about.

This program is currently on hold, please contact the program coordinator if interested.

 

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Get started!

We’re here to help you get started on your learning goals. Our staff are here and ready to help!

Start Learning

We’re here to help you upgrade your skills and get on the path to education.

Please complete the below form, and a member of our office will contact you to help build a plan for success.