Community Resources

St. Johns Public Schools values our connection to our community.  Below are various resources to consider for your child, In addition, community support resources are  listed as well. 

If you have additional recommendations for our Community Resources page, please email Mrs. Chelsea Peterson (District Office Executive Assistant) at

If it is a one time event that benefits our community, we will gladly look at your flyer, then publish it on Peach Jar. Click here for more information on Peachjar. For further questions contact Chelsea Peterson, at the email address listed above. 

*. While St. Johns Public Schools encourages awareness of community based programs and opportunities, the resources below do not imply endorsement on behalf of the St. Johns Board of Education or School District.

Community Athletics

Alissa’s Dance Elite, formerly Bohaty’s School of Dance St.  Johns, is operating under new ownership.  Offering quality dance instruction with classes in Tap, Acro/Tumbling, Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical and Pointe. Classes are for ages 3 through 18, beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.

Alissa's Dance Elite


The City of St. Johns Recreation Department offers a variety of opportunities and events for children and adults.   Take a moment to click on the link below to see what is available.

City of St. Johns Recreation Department

Heather's Dance provides various dance classes for kids (pre-dance, jazz, tap, ballet, hip-hop, tumbling, and baton twirling.  Summer camps are also available. Classes start for children beginning at age 2.

Heather's Dance Company

PKSA stands for Professional Karate Schools of America. It's not about the blocks, the kicks or the punches.  It's about giving kids and families the skills that will make a difference in their lives.

To learn more about the the programs go to 

PKSA Karate 

To learn more about PKSA Karate in St. Johns, MI go to 

PKSA Karate St. Johns

PowerPlay Kids offers co-ed, structured, age appropriate classes for children ages 10 months and up!  GymnasticsBoys Only and Preschool Gym Time classes are offered!

Does your child enjoy swimming? If so, consider becoming a Sea Lion! To learn more visit the

Sea Lions Website


If your child is interested in baseball, learn more at the

St. Johns Youth Baseball Association

If your son/daughter is interested in soccer visit

St. Johns Youth Soccer Club 

Get your child involved as a Jr. Redwing! Join one of the many athletics offered by the Youth Athletic Association! If your son or daughter is interested in participating in football, basketball, volleyball, cheerleading, flag football or wrestling visit 

Youth Athletic Association Website 


Community Youth Groups

Participate in fun activities through the Boy Scouts of America. To find a unit near you, visit

Boy Scouts of America 

If your child is interested in animal science, the arts, environmental and outdoor education, life skills, science, technology, engineering, leadership and much, much more they may be interested in joining the Clinton County 4-H program. To learn more, visit:

Clinton County 4-H MSU Extension Office

Participate in fun activities through the Girl Scout Leadership Experience. To find a troop near you, visit: 

Girl Scout Leadership Experience

Community Activities 

At Studio Retreat, students are provided the space, materials and inspiration to create original, unique and beautiful art in a fun and relaxing atmosphere.

Studio Retreat offers art classes, lessons, art therapy, art coaching, and events for all ages! 

Studio Retreat

Briggs Library is located in downtown St. Johns.  They offer reading programs for all ages as well as literacy backpacks, exploration packs, guest speakers, clubs for kids and summer reading programs as well. Online resources are available as well. 

Briggs Library

The Clinton County Arts Council is continually providing classes for students and adults to join all year round. In addition, they feature various programs and events. 

Clinton County Arts Council

Knox Driving School, L.L.C. provides Segment I & II Classes @ SJHS


For more Information, go to


Phone: 517-332-0022


Forms are available in the main office at the high school.

The IQ Hub is located at the Liquid Fertilizer building in St. Johns. They offer various exhibits and lessons for individuals and groups, as well as games, resources and events for all to enjoy. 

The IQ Hub

In addition to providing 4-H services, the MSU Extension Clinton County also helps families learn about nutrition, health and education. They continually offer various events to support families in Clinton County.  To learn more, visit:

MSU Extension Clinton County



Studio Glazed is located at the Whimsical Party Gallery. Kids as well as adults have the opportunity to learn to make their own pottery on a wheel or get creative designing their own ceramic projects. Saturday and summer kids camps are available.

Link To Studio Glazed

Tami’s Tutoring LLC provides custom lessons for each student.  Lessons can be done in person or using virtual classroom technology.  Students typically come once or twice a week for 60 minutes per session.

Tami's Tutoring LLC

Join the Whimsical Party Gallery for a Saturday morning of creativity! Kids will have a choice from a host of DIY projects! Summer camps are also a hit in the summer as well.

Link to Whimsical Party Gallery


Community Groups & Connections

To learn more about our wonderful community and upcoming events visit

City of St. Johns

For information on current Clinton County events, visit:

Clinton County Events

The Downtown Development Association (DDA) promotes community events in downtown St. Johns, such as summer music opportunities and various festivals.

Downtown Development Association

For upcoming community events in St. Johns visit the

St. Johns Community Calendar

The St. Johns Chamber of Commerce provides fun family events to attend throughout the year. A favorite is the Mint Festival and parade, as well as the Festival of Lights. To learn more, visit:

St. Johns Area Chamber of Commerce

The goal of the St Johns Community group is to provide a positive social media experience. We hope that you can find local information you need or wish to share!

St. Johns Community Group

Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time.  

Kiwanis is actually a family of service organizations. Led by our adult Kiwanis clubs, we support high school students in service through Key Clubs, junior high students with Builders Clubs, elementary kids through K-Kids, our collegiate leaders through CKI, and adults with disabilities with Aktion Clubs. Through this family of service organizations, we are able to bring every generation together to make the world a better place and ensure that today’s children will grow up to be tomorrow’s service leaders.

To learn more about Kiwanis:

The Michigan District of Kiwanas

To learn more about St. Johns Kiwanas Club:

St. Johns Kiwanas Club


Lions Club  believes in changing the world by serving the needs of our local communities. More than 1.4 million Lions around the world are responding to local and global challenges with kindness and care.

To learn more about the Lions Club:

Lions Club International

To learn more about the St. Johns Lions Club:

St. Johns Lions Club


The St. Johns Rotary Club focuses on community service projects and events. 

The St. Johns Rotoary Club

Community Support

The Beacon of Hope Family Care Center provides the following services for the community:

  • Food Pantry

  • Trauma-Informed Care

  • MI Bridges Navigation

  • Legal Services Appointments

  • Disability Network Appointments

  • Salvation Army Produce Distribution

For more information, visit

Beacon of Hope



The Capitol Area Salvation Army provides food to feed the hungry. In St. Johns distribution is located at the Beacon of Hope Family Care Center. The Salvation Army also provides several other services for families in need. To learn more, visit:

The Capitol Area Salvation Army 

Cedar creek hospital is a behavioral health center located in St. Johns. For more information, visit:

Cedar Creek Hospital

If you're looking for assistance with a problem and you don't know where to turn, or you simply want information about a certain human service issue then call 211 or visit

Central Michigan 211

For more information, visit:

Clinton County Resource Guide

Services that are provided by Child and Family Charities are: 

  • Child Abuse Prevention Services

  • Child Welfare Services

  • Behavioral Health Services

  • Angel House Services for mother/baby

  • Juvenile Justice Services

  • Gateway Youth Services

  • Mid-Michigan Trauma Collaborative

To learn more, visit: 

Child and Family Charities


We were established in 2020 with a focus on empowering voices in the community. We work toward creating a safer, healthier, more inclusive community.

Call-In Coalition

The Clinton County Great Start Collaborative and Parent Coalition, is a network of service providers, parents, educators, business and community leaders who work together to provide coordinated support for families of children from birth through age five.To learn more, visit: 

Great Start Clinton County 


To learn more about the Mid-Michigan Housing Services Resources, visit:

Mid-Michigan Housing Services Resources

For more information on resources in Clinton County visit:

McClaren Resource Guide - 2021

For more information on various resources in Mid- Michigan, visit:

MMDHD Community Resource Guide

The Old Newsboys Association of Greater Lansing is a non-profit, equal opportunity, charitable organization, whose sole purpose is to provide footwear to children in Ingham, Eaton, and Clinton Counties. To learn more, visit: 

Old Newsboys 

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