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2014-11-02 12.59.51Neighbors For Kids has provided quality after-school and summer programs for school-aged youth in Lincoln County for 16 years. 

Our Kids Zone After-School Program offers:

♦  Homework help and tutoring in reading and math in our Learning Education Enrichment Program; Reading Club; interdisciplinary academics, with active learning projects using science, art, fitness, and nutrition.

  Enrichment activities in S.T.E.A.M. core subjects: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math.

  Life skills activities in fitness & nutrition in our My Life, My Health program; Teen Zone; Youth Entrepreneurship Program.

  Community projects, such as the NFK Community Garden, Surfrider Blue Water Task Force, Killer Whales Rowing Club, and Warm Current Surf Camps.

Neighbors For Kids is supported by the Oregon USDA Food Program, which provides a healthy, nutritious supper during the school year and summer lunches. 

In 2015, NFK’s many programs have been supported by the generous contributions of our local friends and neighbors in Depoe Bay and Lincoln County, as well as grants from The Autzen Foundation; The Ford Family Foundation; M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust,;Meyer Memorial Trust; City of Depoe Bay; City of Lincoln City; Wells Fargo; Trust Management Services, LLC; Partners For a Hunger Free Oregon; Share Our Strength; The Arby’s Foundation; LCSD 21st Century Community Learning Center O.C.E.A.N. Project; Oregon Coast Community College – SBDC; Samaritan Health Services; Spirit Mountain Community Fund; and Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund.

The organization was founded in 1999 as a grass-roots initiative by a group of concerned residents of Depoe Bay to provide a positive place for youth to go after school.  Since then, Kids Zone has served over 400 registered youth.  In 2015 alone, we served over 180 youth, with an average attendance of 35 students from Kindergarten through 12th grade each day.

We invite interested individuals and businesses to our facility to learn more about Neighbors For Kids and the Kids Zone and how you may help.  To schedule a private tour, contact Executive Director Toby Winn at 541-765-8990 or email to director@neighborsforkids.org/.



Thanks to our Kids Zone partners, Warm Current, for our great Surf Camps!

Thanks to our Kids Zone partners, Warm Current, for our great Surf Camps!



Learning about dinosaurs on Paleontology Day!

Paleontology Day at the Kids Zone!












Flores, Erica, Jeremiah, Kira, and Aymee making ravioli.

Making Pasta at the Kids Zone!

A big thank-you to Robert and Aymee of Arr’ Place in Nye Beach for coming up to the Kids Zone and teaching the Culinary Club how to make pasta from scratch! They made spaghetti, fettuccini, and homemade ravioli. Yum!  

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Depoe Bay Easter Egg Hunt

The day started out overcast and wet, with that drizzle that makes you ask yourself why you’re out of the house this early on a Saturday, traipsing through wet grass to find hiding spots for about 1,000 colorful eggs filled with candy!  But we all know why:  For the kids!  Despite the weather, kids and adults …

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