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    Campus Life

    Campus Life is a program for high school students that provides a way for them to make a positive difference in their lives.

    It is a place for students to have fun, make friends and talk about issues with their peers.


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    Ground Floor

    The Ground Floor is a place for teens to gather and socialize with friends in a safe and non-threatening environment.

    Our staff helps many who are disenfranchised, by listening to, nurturing and making a positive impact in their lives.


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    Juvenile Justice

    The Juvenile Justice Ministry seeks to engage and build relationships with kids in vulnerable situations, such as: the juvenille center and other correctional facilities.

    The relationships that began during incarceration are continued upon returning to their communities.


What is Itasca Youth for Christ?

Itasca Youth for Christ is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, non-denominational youth organization registered with the Federal and Minnesota State government. Itasca YFC is a chartered affiliate with the YFC/USA organization. Itasca YFC is governed locally by a board of directors.

Itasca Youth for Christ is locally funded by voluntary tax deductible gifts and contributions from individuals, businesses, churches, United Way and foundations. The development of the Itasca YFC program is directly related to local community support. Full financial information is available upon request.

The administrative office of Itasca YFC is located at:
412 N. Pokegama Ave
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Phone: (218) 326-9079
Fax: (218) 327-0344
Email: yfcduane@2z.net

The Itasca YFC Endowment Fund is administered by the Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation. Click here for more information

In addition to many local business and individual contributors, Itasca YFC receives funding from the United Way of 1000 Lakes and the Blandin Foundation.

Upcoming Events

Comedy Cafe
April 11, 2019 - 6pm - 9pm
Timberlake Lodge, Grand Rapids
Comedian: Rik Roberts

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YFC Golf Classic
Thursday, June 20, 2019

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What Kids are Saying

“ You have done so much for me that I feel like taking my twelfth grade over, just to be in Campus Life again. ” - Andy

“ Campus Life is a part of many of my greatest memories of high school. ” - Mike

“ When I leave the house, I tell my mom where I'm going. Sometimes I do what I say, but when I say I'm going to Campus Life, I always go there because it's cool. ” - Tom

“ Campus Life is great because of the things we discuss. It's different—different than any other group I've been involved in. We also do lots of exciting things that are fun. ” - Toni