Match Activities

Culinary Experience

Who: Littles 12 and older. Big and parents/guradians are able to come as well but will just be observing due to limited space.

When: Thursday, April 4th 3:30-5:00pm

Where: St. Cloud Technical & Community College

What: Join the SCTCC Culinary Arts department as we learn about careers in the culinary arts field and have a chance to make food art (or as the professionals call it – Garde manger)! Pizza will be provided.

RSVP By: March 28th to Mary at 320.258.4538 or [email protected]

Limit: 20 Littles

Big Celebration

Who: Matches only. (Bigs may attend on their own if their Little is unable to attend. Littles are not able to attend without their Big.)

When: Thursday, April 11th 6:00-7:30pm

Where: BBBS Office (upstairs)

What: We will be celebrating all of our Bigs and program support volunteers. The Bigs and Littles of the Year will also receive their awards and be recognized. Be sure to check the website for updates as it gets closer!

RSVP By: April 4th to Mary at 320.258.4538 or [email protected]

Electrical Exploration

Who: Littles 10+ and their Big or parent/guardian. Littles are able to attend without a Big or parent/guardian. 

When: Tuesday, April 16th 3:30pm-5:00pm

Where: St. Cloud Technical and Community College

What: 

  • Each Little will be paired with an electrical student. The electrical student will have a set of tools and guide the Little through a wiring project. On a board, they will make a light come on from two separate locations. For example, in a stairway, there needs to be a switch on top of the stairs and on the bottom of the stairs - a light can be turned on from either location. 

  • Learn about different careers in the electrical field.

  • Pizza and beverages will be provided.

Limit: 15 Littles

RSVP By: April 5th to Mary at [email protected]

SCSU Campus Visit

Who: Open to current/former Littles and High School Bigs in grades 9th-12th. Parents/guardians and Bigs are invited to attend but it isn't required.

When: Friday, April 19th 8:30am-2:00pm

Where: St. Cloud State University Campus – we will schedule a meeting spot as it gets closer.

What: Take a day to learn more about SCSU! Tentative plans for this tour include:

    • Learning about the 6 schools & colleges with more than 200 undergraduate degrees available.
    • Tour of the campus including sports and recreation facilities and residential halls
    • Lunch at Garvey Commons
    • Optional special tours including College of Science & Engineering, Herberger Business School, Nursing Simulation Lab, College of Liberal Arts and School of the Arts

*Please keep in mind the above items are tentative and will be verified and updated as the event approaches.

RSVP By: April 5th to Ann at 320-258-4517 or [email protected]
Each youth attending should complete the support form at:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScJzT4znZRZWONXfUI3kE6bNiwkq-NxPPZgYc1qzy9Q4-wKXA/viewform?usp=sf_link

Scavenger Hunt with SCSU Athletes

When: Wednesday, April 24th 5:30-7:30pm

Where: SCSU Hockey Center (Husky Den) 1204 4th Ave S, St. Cloud, MN 56301

Who: All Littles (matched and waiting)

What: Littles will be divided up onto teams lead by SCSU Athletes from various sports teams. The groups will be doing a scavenger hunt around the SCSU campus trying to find various things and be the first team back with all items completed!

Limit: 25 Littles

RSVP: To Mary at 320.258.4538 or [email protected]

Fishing with Muskies Inc.

Who: Matches and waiting Littles. All youth must attend with a Big or parent/guardian.

When: Saturday, May 4th 10:00am-1:00pm

Where: Bernick’s Pond (801 Sundial Drive, Waite Park, MN 56387)

All Littles will be provided with a fishing pole and tackle box. Free casting lessons and a picnic lunch included!

RSVP By: April 26th to Mary at 320.258.4538 or [email protected]

Limit: 25 Littles

Airmaxx

Who: All matches, waiting Littles, and families. All Littles must be accompanied by an adult or their Big.

When: Tuesday, May 14th 5:30-7:30pm

Where: Airmaxx (3900 Roosevelt Road, St. Cloud, MN 56301)

What: Come jump on the trampolines and enjoy some pizza after your jump!

Waivers must be signed for each jumper prior to the event! Even if you have one on file at Airmaxx, you need to complete and return one to BBBS.

RSVP: By May 7th to Mary at 320.258.4538 or [email protected]

 

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