Beacons at Sullivan
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The Beacons program is an after school program for students in grades K-8 attending Anne Sullivan Communication Center.  Beacons is run by the South Minneapolis YMCA in partnership with Minneapolis Public Schools.

This program is free to all participants, and runs Monday-Thursday,
2:30-5:00 p.m.  Buses are available to take students home at the end of the program. 

There are three separate units within the program:  K-2nd grade, 3rd-5th grade, and Middle School (6-8).


Please feel free to call the Beacons’ Office with any questions at 612.668.5003.  We look forward to catching up with returning students and getting to know new ones as well!

This year, the Beacons team plans to offer:

  • Dance
  • Beacons Leadership Team (BLT) 
  • Art (Currently partnering with Northern Clay Center working on clay sculptures, taught by art teachers/students)
  • GIRLS INC (Girls only group that focuses on everyday issues such as: bullying, building self-confidence/self-esteem, and how to be a positive role model)
  • Environmental education
  • Cooking