Tuesdays-Thursdays June 14-August 18, 2022
10:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Bus Route & Schedule

The bus route will run daily for programming with a regular schedule. You can view the specific bus stops and times below.

Field Trip Bus Information

IMPORTANT: On field trip days, our times for the Ramsey center stop change to accommodate travel time to and from the field trip. Youth also will be dropped off at their stop on our way back from field trips so may have slightly different arrival times these days

Program Overview

Programming will be held Tuesday - Thursday over 10 weeks of the summer. All Youth First programming is free and available to youth entering grades 6-12 in the fall.

Program activities include arts and crafts, sports, cooking, fieldtrips and much more! Lunch and two snacks will be provided.

Program Hours: 10:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Program Location: Youth First Center

6701 US-10, Ramsey, MN 55303
Bus Transportation Available. See route information below for details

Field Trips

Week 1 - Willow River State Park

Week 2 - Twins Game 

Week 3 - Lili Putt & Coon Rapids Dam

Week 4 - No Field Trip

Week 5 - Snake River Fur Post

Week 6 - Bunker Beach

Week 7 - TBD

Week 8 - Crystal Cave

Week 9 - Anoka Lions Fishing 

Week 10 - Valleyfair (Wednesday)

*Field trips are subject to change


Summer Programs

The Youth First Summer Program is open to youth entering grades 6-12 in the fall 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 weekly field trips.  Lunch and snacks are provided.  The program is FREE for all participants!

Summer 2022 Programming is full.

Please email us  with the youth's name if you would like to be added to the waitlist 

School Bus


Please be on time for the bus. We will not hold the bus for late arrivals.

Oakview Middle School

Pick -up: 9:35 a.m.      Drop Off: 4:00 p.m.

Coon Rapids Middle School

Pick -up: 9:50 a.m.      Drop Off: 3:45 p.m.

Anoka Middle School - Fred Moore - Door 3

Pick -up: 10:10 a.m.      Drop Off: 3:30 p.m.

Youth First Ramsey Center

Morning: 10:30 a.m.      Afternoon: 3:15 p.m.