Preparing youth for their future through after-school and workforce readiness programs

Programs we offer:

Youth First

Forest Lake Area Safety Camp

Enrichment Services

Lay the foundation for your child’s success through Lake Center For Youths Enrichment programs. Our team hosts multiple types of programs throughout the year.

Youth First

Kids in grades 4-6 in Chisago County can join this program at their elementary school! Learn about refusal skills, positive decision making, as well as have exciting presenters such as the K-9 Unit and EMS.

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Come check out our new summer program! Whether you’re interested in digging in the dirt (Gardening program) or delving into dungeons (Dungeons & Dragons program), we want to invite you to join us for some outdoor fun! You can join for one program or both. We welcome all youth- from first time gardener or advanced druid with a green thumb. You will learn decision making skills, stress management, and more!

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Forest Lake Area Safety Camp

At this camp, children entering 3-5th grade have the opportunity to experience and learn about a variety of safety issues. From first aid, EMS, bike safety with the FLPD, and special presenters, this is a fun and exciting way for children to practice safety.

Junior Counselors are older youth volunteers who help out at camp! Click Here to download a 2022 application.

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Contact LC4YF!

Directory/Extension #

101 - Sarah Curtis
103 - Rebecca Bowers
104 - Carrie Niles
106 - Jenny Birkholz
107 - Emma Norwood
108 - Jenna Jones
109 - Linda Madsen
110 - Lea Morey Finstrom
111 - Clarissa Zemke
112 - Linda Pasicznyk
116 - Emily Tatum


20 Lake Street North, Suite 103, Forest Lake, MN


LC4YF staff are mostly working remotely.

We are open by appointment only.