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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

Upcoming Events

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.

Altoona Middle & High School after school programming Mondays & Wednesday until 4:30

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

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"The foundation of every state is the education of its youth."
-Diogenes Laertius
Excellence. Our Measure. Our Motto. Our Goal.