Non-School Days

Making a Difference One Child at a Time

At Youth First, we strive to empower the lives of youth in the community through our variety of programs. Our school release days are designed to provide young people with the tools they need to be great leaders tomorrow. Through positive program options, youth are able to explore new opportunities under the guidance of our staff.

Registration Closed

Program Overview

The Youth First Release Day Program is open to youth in grades 6-12 from Andover, Anoka, Coon Rapids and Ramsey.  


We provide a safe place for kids to hang out with friends, play games, and participate in activities and field trips. Lunch and snacks are provided.  The program is FREE for all participants! 

Program Hours: 10:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Program Location: Ramsey Center 6701 Highway 10 NW, Ramsey

Bus Transportation Available. See route for details


October 20, 21

December 6

February 21, 22

March 14, 15, 16, 21

Bus Route & Schedule

Oakview Middle School

Pick -up: 9:35 a.m.      Drop Off: 4:15 p.m.

Coon Rapids Middle School

Pick -up: 9:50 a.m.      Drop Off: 4:05 p.m.

Anoka Middle School - Fred Moore - Door 3

Pick -up: 10:05 a.m.      Drop Off: 3:50 p.m.

Field Trips

We will update the field trip schedule as we have locations confirmed.