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Resources for Current Mentors

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 Mentor Forms:

 Helpful Websites
Mileage Form - Example
Mentor Activity Log - Example
Personal Reference Letter





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Community Specials for Mentor Matches

YMCA - All area YMCA’s offer free use of their facilities to mentor matches. In order to get a day pass, mentors must stop at the front desk and show their Outagamie County volunteer card. Mentors and their youth must both be present to utilize the day pass. You will be able to obtain day passes at no cost as long as you remain matched in our program.


The Fire - Bring the creativity We’ll bring the supplies - Located in charming, vibrant downtown Appleton, The Fire art studio offers people of all ages the opportunity to explore their creative side by painting pottery, creating mosaics, fusing glass, or making jewelry with precious metal clay.
How Does It Work? - It's simple, really.
Dream It - Use your imagination and pick a piece to bring to life.
Make It - Use your creativity to paint, mosaic or mold your piece into a work of art.
Love It - Share your piece of art with family, friends, significant others and the world! Be proud!
THE FIRE • 230 E. College Avenue • Appleton, WI 54911 • Phone: 920.882.2920 • email:
Mentor Matches will receive 20% off when you tell them you are with The Outagamie County Mentoring Program


Academy of Beauty Professionals- We have been graciously invited by the Academy of Beauty Professionals to take part in their "Day Maker Program." This is their salon providing complimentary salon and spa services to our mentors and mentees when they go together to their salon. These typically include hair cuts, styles, manicure/pedicure. Please call 815-3375 first to set an appointment for a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday only. The vouchers are on our website and you will need to bring them to the salon with you. Day Maker Program Voucher.

Academy of Beauty Professionals
525 Westhill Blvd

Things to do

There's plenty going on in the Fox Cities every month of the year. Looking for family/kid friendly activities?  Check out  Their calendar and website has plenty of activities for the whole family. The events calendar at is packed with live Broadway Theater, art exhibits, family events, community festivals, or museum exhibits. Come see all that's happening!

Trails of the Fox Cities
Enjoy the wonderful trail system the Fox Cities has available. It is a great way to stay healthy, enjoy nature, improve the environment and build strong communities.
The cities of Appleton, Menasha, Neenah and Kaukauna; the town of Menasha, Greenville, Clayton and Grand Chute; Outagamie County; and the Fox Cities Greenways, Inc. have worked together to provide an extensive network of trails throughout the Fox Cities, with other trail segments yet to be completed. These trails offer a variety of different recreational opportunities and connections to the various communities. Many of the trails noted on the map are paved off-road trails, offering the opportunity to walk, bicycle and skate on hard surface trails. Some segments are sidewalks along local streets that provide connections to the paved, off-road trails. Other segments noted on the map are on-street routes that offer connections to other trails are recreational facilities.
Map: Trails of the Fox Cities Map High Detail Version (9.1MB)
This map is provided as a guide for those who intend to use the recreational trails throughout the Fox Cities and surrounding area. Additional copies of the map that includes more detail are available at the Parks and Recreation Customer Service area on 1st Floor of City Hall at 100 N. Appleton Street.


Additional Resources

Changing Minds is an excellent website that explains how childhood trauma affects the brain and how certain caring gestures (like those of a mentor) can actually help heal the brain and help kids overcome trauma!