Elementary K-5 Program

Youth Enrichment (hayu-munk skukum)

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K-5 Program

School Year Services

After School Program: 3:05-5:15pm. - Providing health and wellness, educational, enrichment and cultural activities. A healthy snack is provided. Transportation from Willamina and Sheridan public schools is available for all students enrolled in the after school program. There is limited seating. 

No-School Day Programming: 7:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m. - Programming will be offered on selected dates throughout the school year, when there is no school (Willamina School District). Please contact us for current dates scheduled. 

Summer Program Services

We provide a 10+ week program, held at the Youth Education facility. Students engage in enrichment, health and wellness, educational and cultural activities, as well as on and off campus field trips. The program starts in early June and finishes in late August. 

Application Process

Native youth who are currently in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade in Willamina or Sheridan (FCS and/or SJS) are eligible to apply for the program.

Priority Tier List
  1. Enrolled Grand Ronde Tribal Members.
  2. CTGR direct descendants (parent or grandparent is enrolled in the Grand Ronde Tribe).
  3. Enrolled members of other federally-recognized Native American tribes.
  4. Non-Native siblings within a Native family.

Enrollment Process

The K-5 program has the following enrollment dates to sign-up, enter into the program and receive after-school transportation, program services and the summer program. Please note: our program requires students to have a completed annual application on file. The application is released in July. The application will be valid for the upcoming school year through the following summer.

School Year Services Key Dates

Promotion and information available in June.

Applications available in July.

Sign up week in early August.

Parents/Guardians are notified of acceptance in August.

Program begins the first day of school and finishes the last day of school. 

Summer Program Services Key Dates

Promotional information available in April

Applications available in April

Sign up week in April.

Parents/Guardians are notified of acceptance in May.

Program begins in early June and finishes the second or third week in August

Other Information
Mandatory orientations will take place during the signup week for each program.