Family & Youth Activities

MOFAS provides ongoing family friendly activities and retreats for adoptive, foster, kinship families, caregivers, and children because being around other families that understand is important.

Online Activity 

You and Your Child with an FASD is an online activity to help answer the questions “how is your child doing and how are you doing with your child?”

Family Fun Events

Check back often for our upcoming activities and events.


 youth focus group Tuesday, August 15, 2017 | 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Want to Get Paid for Your Opinion? (PDF Flyer)
MOFAS Office, 2233 University Ave W, Suite 395, St. Paul, MN 55114
Cost: Free, lunch provided

Help MOFAS test out a few activities to help build skills in self-advocacy, conflict resolution, and self-awareness in partnership with the national organization, SchoolTalk, Inc. We want your feedback!

For participants ages 12-17. There will be plenty of breaks, lunch will be provided, and participants will receive a monetary incentive of $50. Space is limited so RSVP today! Please let us know if transportation is a barrier, we may be able to help!

RSVP to Marissa at marissa@mofas.org or 651-917-2370.


 Target Field Saturday, August 19, 2017 | 10 a.m. – noon
RAMP Goes to Target Field
Target Field, 1 Twins Way, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Cost:  Free

Join us for the “Team Behind the Team Tour”: Behind every sports team that plays on the field, there is a second Team Behind the Team working to make each game a success. Attendees will learn about STEM related fields such as culinary arts, athletic training, grounds crew, and more.

For youth and caregivers enrolled in RAMP or interested in enrolling. Limited space available.

RSVP to Aspen Lofgren at alofgren@mofas.org or 651-917-2370.

Ready to Achieve Mentoring Program RAMPInstitute for Educational Leadership


 roller skates Saturday, August 26, 2017 | 2 – 4 p.m.
Roller Garden Party (PDF Flyer)
Roller Garden, 5622 West Lake St., St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Cost:  $7 admission, $3 rental (pay there)

Beat the summer heat and join us for an old-school roller skating party for those ages 14-25! Saturday afternoons at the Roller Garden are family-friendly and plays Top 100 music. Feel free to save a few bucks and bring your own skates or roller blades. Pizza, refreshments, and reserved tables included.

Two MOFAS staff will supervise this event. PCAs and support staff are welcome and may attend at no charge. (Locate MOFAS staff upon arrival).

RSVP to Marissa at marissa@mofas.org or 651-917-2370.


Wednesday, September 20, 2017 | 6-7:15 p.m.
Cost: Free

Family BBQ Brainerd (PDF Flyer)
Kiwanis Park, 1101 East River Rd, Brainerd, MN 56401Join other local families impacted by FASD for fun and support. This is a full family gathering—all are welcome! If you can, please bring a dish to share.Also, if you care for someone with a known or suspected Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), you’re invited to join a new monthly support group starting on October 18, 2017. The group will be a place to seek support, meet other caregivers who understand, gain advocacy tips, and learn more about FASD and services that may be available to your family.

Please RSVP and direct any questions to Margaret at margaretanelson1976@gmail.com or 218-838-1481.


Family Retreats

MOFAS offers Family Retreats for families impacted by an FASD. You can have the opportunity to be around other families who “get it” in a supportive environment. View our photos from past retreats on Facebook. For questions related to family retreats, contact Marissa Lang or call 651-917-2370.


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