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Discover a world of learning opportunities right in the heart of Baker County. Whether you're looking to acquire new skills, pursue a hobby, or enhance your knowledge, our local classes provide a diverse range of educational experiences for individuals of all ages and interests.

Baker County YMCA

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Our Vision

Baker County YMCA consistently exceeds community needs by creating valued programs and partnerships that nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, create a sense of social responsibility and demonstrate solid financial stewardship.

Our Mission

  • To fulfill community needs through active, ongoing listening and communication with our members and community partners.

  • To deliver quality programs and processes in all we do.

  • To inspire community involvement and support that financially sustains valued programs and outreach.

  • To attract leaders committed to giving back through serving on the Y Team, Y Board, and as Y Volunteers.

Why the Y?

  • Largest community service organization in Baker County, serving over 3,500 youth and adults.

  • Strong community support and partnerships.

  • Diverse programs and services for people of all ages based on national YMCA standards and values.

  • Variety of facilities including pool, fitness center, and gymnasium, plus facilities and sports fields through our community partnerships.

  • Quality Staff and strong leadership.

  • Financial stability and loyal membership base due to long history in Baker County.

  • Affordability for most and financial assistance for those in need.

Crossroads Carnegie Art Center


The mission of the Crossroads Carnegie Art Center, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit founded in 1963, is to create opportunities for the entire community to be engaged, inspired, and transformed by the arts through participation in classes, workshops, exhibits, mentorships, and partnerships – A welcoming place where people meet and the arts speak.

Crossroads works to fulfill its mission through:

Community-wide programs such as:

"First Friday" exhibits that showcase artists and music

Acting as a community partner to attract art-based industries

And Also: Workshops and course offerings developed through individual community partner requests;

  • Programs for K-12 children through Art Speak at school sites during the school year and summer;
  • Established networks to aid encourage and advise artists;
  • Scholarship programs for financially disadvantaged participants;
  • Support systems and Gallery space for artists to showcase and sell their work;
  • Partnerships with public agencies to provide programs and services for at-risk and underprivileged youth and families, and adults in recovery programs;