Most McGruder programs and services are suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. Catholic Charities will reopen all programs based on the guidance from health officials.
Children and Youth
Child and Youth programs are designed to engage children in learning and personal development so they acquire skills needed to succeed in life.
Please see individual programs below for availability and scheduling.
Children and Youth Programs
Girl Scouts Troop 6000 - Offers leadership development for girls centered around STEAM, the outdoors, development of life skills, and entrepreneurship. All Troop 6000 membership dues, uniforms and programming are provided (Tuesday evenings)
Nashville Public Library Studio - Working with library staff and Studio Mentors, teen patrons use innovative technology tools to produce music and podcasts, photographs and films, 3Dprinted designs, paper Circuits, E-Textiles, soldering, robotics, and more (events and programs)
Opportunity Now – Opportunity NOW is a coordinated initiative to provide young people in Davidson County access to employment (Summer break)
Preston Taylor Ministries – Preston Taylor Ministries (PTM) empowers children and youth to discover and live their God-inspired dreams, develop a love for learning, and build joy-filled friendships an Afterschool Tutoring and Summer Program for Children in Grades K-8th (Monday- Thursday 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.)