The purpose of the Blugold Beginnings Program is to educate and inspire students, especially underrepresented, low income or first generation students, to believe that a post-secondary education is important, attainable, and available at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and other institutions.
Blugold Beginnings offers a variety of programs and services to promote a college-going culture and to help students obtain a higher education. Visit our About Us page to learn more about the goals and objectives of the Blugold Beginnings Program. All students are provided with:
- Mentoring/Role Models
- Career Exploration
- College Campus Visits
- Monthly Events
- Tutoring/Study Skills
- Leadership Skills
- College Planning
- ACT Preparation
5th Grade Campus Tour Days April 24-25!
Visit our tour day web page for more details.
Volunteers wanted, sign up today online.
Blugold Beginnings hosts Random Acts of Theater program, RATCo
Friday, April 25
7:30 at Zorn Arena
UW-Eau Claire Campus
Free, donations welcome
RATCo is from Selma, AL and is more than a community theathre program. RATCo goes all out to empower young people - no matter their background, economic status, physical ability, race or ethnicity - by teaching teamwork, self-expression, and the value of giving back. Come see them dance and a short film about the lives of those within the program! Click here to see the POSTER!
8th Grade Campus Tour Days May 20-21!
Now accepting Summer Camp Applications
Visit our summer camp web page fror more details.
Priority deadline May 3
Afterschool Mentoring in Schools:
Study hall, resource time, and afterschool mentor programming at school sites including homework help, college knowledge activities and games/free time with mentors.
Memorial High School after school programming Mondays & Wednesdays until 4:30
North High School after school programming Tuesdays & Thursdays unitl 4:30
Delong Middle School after school programming Tuesdays & Thursdays until 4:30
Northstar Middle School after school programming Tuesdays & Thursdays until 4:30
South Middle School after school programming Mondays & Wednesdays until 4:30
Longfellow Elementary after school programming Tuesdays until 6:00
Manz Elementary after school programming Tuesdays & Thursdays until 5:00
Putnam Heights Elementary after school programming Tuesdays & Thursdays until 4:30
Robbins Elementary after school programming Mondays until 4:30
Sherman Elementary after school programming Monday-Friday until 5:00