Eagle’s Nest is a collaboration between the Duluth Area Family YMCA and the Duluth Edison Charter Schools.  Eagle’s Nest provides a safe and supervised environment for youth to receive educational support and participate in enrichment activities. Program goals include fostering enrichment and learning, development of life skills, and providing year-round opportunities for fun and adventure through the following activities:

  • Academics
  • Creative Arts
  • Health and Wellness
  • Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)
  • Service Learning Projects
  • Homework Help
  • Mentoring

Our philosophy as collaborative programs are to offer a safe and engaging out-of-school time program that complements the school day and creates an enriching environment that fosters positive youth development & academic success.


Program Model

Activity Details
Snack and Physical Recreation Healthy snack and outside play
Brain Time and Homework Help Tutoring support and academic enrichment activities
Clubs and Enrichment Activities Focusing on one specific activity to dive deeper into the content
Choice Time Opportunity to choose from a variety of activities


Program Options

Raleigh Academy, Grades K-5

  • Address: 5905 Raleigh Street, Duluth, MN 55807
  • Contact: (218) 628-0697 x3003
  • Hours: Monday – Friday from 3:00pm-6:00pm
  • Summer: Limited programming, please contact site for details

North Star Academy, Grades K-6


School Year Program

Time Period Rates for the 2019-20 school year
AM Only  (6:30-8:20am) $14/week
PM Only (3:50-6:00pm) $22/week
AM and PM  (6:30-8:20am and 3:50-6:00pm) $28/week
Full Non-School Days (6:30am-6:00pm) $40/day
Half Non-School Days (open until 6:00pm) $20/day
Registration Fee $35/year/child

*Fees are subject to change. We will notify you in writing prior to the change

Summer Program

For students who have completed kindergarten through 5th grade. Activities include special on-site programming and weekly off-site field trips.

  • Hours: 6:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • Dates: Monday, June 17 – Thursday, August 22(closed July 4 and 5), 20 day minimum enrollment with flexible scheduling
  • Rates: $39 daily rate (includes weekly field trips)
  • Registration Date: Opens early March


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