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Cincinnati Recreation Commission 2024 Summer Pool Openings

Summer recreational facilities, such as swimming pools, play a vital role in the development of youth, particularly for those from low-income backgrounds. Swimming pools provide an opportunity for children to engage in physical activity, socialize with peers, and learn important life skills such as teamwork and sportsmanship. For many low-income

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Shared by United Resource Connection June 4, 2024

Kids 2024 Summer Sports Camps available through the Cincinnati Recreation Commission

Summer sports camps are an essential part of childhood development, providing an opportunity for children to learn new skills, make new friends, and stay active during the summer months. For low-income families, these camps offer an affordable way to engage their children in structured physical activities that enhance their physical

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Shared by United Resource Connection May 31, 2024

FREE Summer Learning Program & Prizes for Kids at Local Libraries

Research shows that kids who practice reading and math skills over the summer can keep and even improve upon the progress they made during the school year. Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Libraries are committed to helping kids do this, and have fun with it. With these objectives, the “Discover

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Shared by United Resource Connection May 30, 2024

Scholarships available to girls in 3rd to 8th grade interested in summer sports camps.

There are a number of Girls Sports Camps available this summer which build confidence and relationship skills. The local nonprofit Girls With GRIT has a 2024 summer sports camp program which includes soccer, track, volleyball and basketball. The sports camps are available to girls entering 3rd to 8th grade in

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Shared by United Resource Connection April 19, 2024

Youth Employment Program Hiring Sessions Offered through April and May, 2024

The Hamilton County Youth Employment Program provides year-round opportunities for employment, career exploration, professional development and credentialing for Hamilton County youth ages 14 through 21. The program helps young people in Hamilton County find work, explore careers and remove barriers to create a clear path to more education or a

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Shared by United Resource Connection April 18, 2024

Get A Library Card!

Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library Cards are available to all Ohio residents. You can get a library card by completing an online application or by stopping by your local branch. Having a library card offers numerous benefits that extend beyond the simple act of borrowing books. Library cards grant

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 14, 2024

FREE Mental Health First Aid Training for Teens

The Mental Health First Aid Collaborative is offering a FREE Mental Health First Aid Training for Teens in Ohio and Northern Kentucky. The trainings teach teens in grades 10 through 12, or ages 15 through 18, how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges

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Shared by United Resource Connection February 23, 2024

Free Online Course for Mental Health of Teens

Yale Psychology Professor, Dr. Laurie Santos, is offering an online 6-week course designed to help teens make wiser choices and live a life that’s happier and more fulfilling. In this course, teens explore what the field of psychology teaches about how to be happier, how to feel less stressed, and

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Shared by United Resource Connection January 25, 2024

For Children of Addiction, Support Resources During the Holidays

For children and young adults of families impacted by addiction, the holidays, substance misuse, and its related stresses may bring on a great deal of additional fear and isolation. Here are some resources and guidance that can be used to help them through the season. The National Association for Children

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Shared by United Resource Connection December 20, 2023

FREE Daily Mindfulness Exercises for Youth

In partnership with The Cleveland Orchestra, there are FREELY available 40+ weeks of daily mindfulness exercises for Children preschool age through 12th grade. The exercises are available as YouTube videos, designed to facilitate youth brain development with music and mindfulness instruction. A sample video is available for those interested. There

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Shared by United Resource Connection November 18, 2023

FREE & Low-Cost Winter Indoor Pickleball and Tennis Programs for Youth and those with Disabilities

The Cincinnati Tennis Foundation is offering Free and Low-Cost winter indoor pickleball and tennis programs this winter for youth and those with disabilities. All programs will be held at the Walnut Hills High School Indoor Tennis Center, located at 1515 Jonathan Avenue. All equipment is provided. Pickleball & Tennis for

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Shared by United Resource Connection October 25, 2023

FREE CPS FALL Wrestling Clinic

Cincinnati Public Schools will be hosting a FREE youth wrestling clinic available for children in Kindergarten through 6th grade. The clinic will be held at Aiken High School, located at 5642 Belmont Avenue, on Saturday, October 21st. The clinic will be led by CPS Varsity Wrestling Coaches. The clinic will focus

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Shared by United Resource Connection October 3, 2023

Monthly Community Resource Fairs at Cincinnati Public Library

Free community resources fairs are held at the North Plaza of the downtown Main Library on the final Thursday of each month. These resource fairs offer individual assistance to get connected with area services, including access to free primary care health services and medicaid navigation, free legal aid, and discount

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Shared by United Resource Connection September 26, 2023