Friendship & Leadership

Through unique learning opportunities, we create and foster a warm and natural environment for growing friendships!

  • Kids Who Care Workshops
    You’re never too young to give back to your community! Helping others is always worthwhile — especially during the formative years of middle school! This program’s unique and fun activities benefit everyone. For members in 6th & 7th grade.
  • Training Tracks
    Looking to further your knowledge and wisdom through FC? Training Tracks courses focus on learning and sharing with others. Teens will walk away with the skills to lead in communities of all abilities! Workshops include the following topics: “The History of the Disability Rights Movement,” “Understanding Human Diversity,” and “Advocacy.” For Teen Scene (8-12th graders) & FOTT (ages 18+).
  • Teen Workshops
    These workshops focus on topics that align directly with FC’s mission! Join all of Teen Scene to experience and learn about your role as a Teen Scene member of The Friendship Circle! For Teen Scene (8th-12th graders).

Learning about Friendship and Leadership
Joining a Host Committee Be a part of the planning process! Members in Teen Scene (8th-12th graders) and FOTT (ages 18+) are encouraged to join a Host Committee for a FC club or program in which they will participate in the planning, executing and review of that event. Email [email protected] for host committee opportunities.

 

Friendship Circle Programming Update

The Friendship Circle’s hybrid programming model, developed to address the challenges of the pandemic, includes a variety of virtual activities, as well as safely distanced in-person events and shared experiences:

  • Drive-in events in our parking lot & the park
  • A range of online clubs with to-go activity kits
  • Evening hangouts for moms to unwind online
  • Birthday deliveries to our members at home
  • Get-together opportunities for young adults
  • Pen pals program to connect via letter writing
  • Sharing books via a community “Story Stroll”
  • Virtual learning & leadership trainings
  • Teen engagement & behavioral health support
  • And more!
Programming Update

Recent blog posts

Health & Safety Update

We continue to monitor our health and safety measures based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), other government organizations, and our health and safety task force. In line with these health and safety measures, and based on rising cases of COVID-19 locally, we are providing the following guidance regarding the use of face coverings to… Read More

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A Letter From the Directors

Dear Friends, Boy, are we ever looking forward to this year!! While the past year was great for reflection and connection, we are thrilled to dive into the 2021-22 yearwith everyone. It has been so nice getting to see some of you over the summer and we can only hope and pray that the year to come is one of… Read More

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Health & Safety Update

We continue to monitor our health and safety measures based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), other government organizations, and our health and safety task force. In line with these health and safety measures, effectively immediately we are providing this guidance regarding the use of face coverings to prevent the spread of COVID-19. All staff,… Read More

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