The Tu Ha’ Buts Learning Center provides services to Tribal members and descendants that inlcude youth activities, summer recreation, tutoring/mentoring, school counseling and higher education awards. Special emphasis is placed on addressing truancy issues, educational barriers and the importance of providing prevention activities that benefit tribal youth.
Youth social activities include holiday celebrations, recreational activities, field trips and intertribal gatherings. Tribal youth also participate in youth conferences, a reading program and summer school.
Youth prevention activities focus on the development of social skills, anger management, grief and loss issues and improving self-esteem.
Cultural activities include campouts on Squaxin Island and traditional arts and crafts classes.
Passport to Careers (The 2018 Legislature passed Senate Bill 6274, establishing the Passport to Careers program to help more Washington students—specifically, those who have been in foster care or who have experienced homelessness—prepare for careers.