Youth Journeys

Applications open! Aplique hoy!

Apply by May 31st! 

Reel Collectors

Explore entrepreneurship and storytelling through filmmaking.

PORCH Storytellers

Community and individual storytelling through different art media.

School Year Programs

During the school year, we offer programming both at our offices and in local schools. Click the below button to learn more about PALs, Robotics, Financial Literacy, and more.

Our school year programs use intergenerational mentoring to help students gain confidence in STEAM areas (Science Technology Engineering Arts Math).

Summer Programs

During the summer, we offer two programs for teens ages 13-17. Reel Collectors and PORCH Storytellers engage youth in filmmaking, storytelling, and entrepreneurship. Click the button below to learn more.

Our summer programs use intergenerational mentoring to help participants gain real life, entrepreneurial experiences that translate into business skills. 

Support Reel Collectors

Merging entrepreneuship with filmmaking, Reel Collectors teaches storytelling and film skills. During the summer, up to 10 students work together to make a documentary film spotlighting a local business.

Local filmmakers and creatives are always welcome to run topical workshops, plus we always need PAs and volunteers!

Run an art workshop!

Community-based artists, makers, and creatives are the heart and soul of our PORCH Storytellers program. Folks selected to run a workshop are compensated at $25/hr for approximately 10hrs of work with our youth participants.

Past workshop topics included:

  • Improv and other forms of comedy
  • Writing and pitching TV pilots
  • Community gardening and art installations
  • Poetry

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Front Porch Alliance is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization registered with the State of Missouri. All donations are tax exempt.

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