Youth & Parent


Boy Scouts

Participate in healthy youth activities that promote leadership, physical and emotional well being, learning, achievement, a love for the outdoors and friendship in a Christian environment. The Boy Scout Troop 177 is for ages 11-18.  The Venturing Crew is a high adventure co-ed program for young men and women ages 14-21.

Shaun Grayson, 330-612-2495


Cub Scouts

Through participation in den meetings and outings, boys build crafts, earn advancement and learn to do their best. Activities are used to achieve the aims of Scouting: citizenship training, character development and personal fitness. Cub Scout pack 3177 is for boys ages 8-10. Webelows is for boys aged 5-8.

Jackie McDonnell, 330-256-8170;


Venture Crew

High adventure outdoor experiences:  Rafting, camping, backpacking, etc for young adults age 14 to 20 (co-ed).

Bryan Menke, 330-342-9918


CYO/Youth Athletics

The mission of Holy Family Athletics is to provide quality athletic programs for the youth of Holy Family Parish with the primary emphasis on participation, respect, building positive self esteem and teaching of Christian values. We offer many different athletic activities for grades kindergarten through high school. Each year we have over 500 athletes participate in our programs.


The athletic programs at Holy Family School include:

  • Boys Baseball
  • Tee-Ball/Coach Pitch
  • Girls Fast-pitch Softball
  • Soccer
  • Flag Football
  • Beginning Basketball
  • 8 Man Tackle Football
  • 11 Man Tackle Football
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Track
  • Cheerleading                      


Chris Dillon, Athletic Director, 330-789-2176;


Girl Scouts

Fun activities and service projects help girls learn about themselves and others while developing physically, emotionally and spiritually. Daisies is for Kindergartners and 1st grade; Brownies for grades 2-3; Junior Scouts for grades 4-6; Cadettes for grades 7-9; Seniors for grades 9-12.

Sue Figler, 330-688-9616;


Mom’s Ministry

Mom’s Ministry’s main function is to help with bereavement packages for families of those in the school who have passed away. Sensitive issues can also be addressed: job loss, transition after a divorce, medical bills, household bills, etc. Medical equipment for family members in another country has been provided. There is no limit. If help is needed, the need can be met.

Missy Wells, 330-714-3763;

Cathy Reeves, 330-606-2358;


 School Volunteers

Parent and community involvement is vital to student success. Volunteering demonstrates a commitment to Holy Family School students and their future. Some of the volunteer opportunities are:

 Library Volunteers, contact 330-688-6412, ext. 377

Lunch Room/Recess Monitors, contact 330-688-6412, ext. 314

Secret Readers, contact 330-688-6412, ext. 314

Copy Room Volunteers, contact 330-688-6412, ext. 314

General volunteer opportunities, contact 330-688-6412, ext. 314

All Holy Family School volunteers must be VIRTUS trained (see Volunteer Training below).


Volunteer Training

All volunteers working with children are required to complete a training program prior to volunteering. One of the elements of the required training is the VIRTUS workshop. The VIRTUS workshop empowers people to better control risk and improve the lives of all those who interact with the Church. More info on virtus.

Sharon Fournier, 330-688-3816;

Diane Hurtuk, 330-688-6412, x273 or hurtuk@holyfamilystow,org


Youth Ministry

Youth ministry for high school teens.  Visit the Youth Ministry page for details.

Abby Gresser, 330-688-6412, ext 271;