Clubs & Activities

Clubs and Activities

Providence Academy provides many diverse offerings for students to be involved in extracurricular clubs and activities.  Click on the tabs below to view the different offerings provided in the Lower, Middle and Upper Schools.

Providence Academy is happy to offer currently enrolled Lower School students the opportunity to be a part of extra-curricular after school activities. If your child is currently enrolled at Providence Academy and is interested, click the titles of the activities below to learn more and register.

Providence Academy is happy to offer currently enrolled Middle School students the opportunity to be a part of extra-curricular after school activities. If your child is currently enrolled at Providence Academy and is interested, click the titles of the activities below to learn more and register.


Fine Arts:

  • Winter Play
  • One Act Play
  • Talent Show

Academic and Hands-On:

  • Wolf Ridge Trip
  • Science Olympiad
  • Quiz Bowl (8th)
  • Lionhearts Club


  • NET Retreats
  • Praise and Worship
  • Adoration and Reconciliation
  • Service Opportunities

Recreational/Athletic Clubs:

  • Ski and Snowboarding Club
  • Lacrosse Club
  • Running Club
  • Sailing Club
  • Spirit Squad: 8th Grade Girls
  • Trap Shooting Club


  • Student Council (6-8)
  • FIT/Student Ambassador
  • Washington D.C. Trip (8th)

MS Sports:

  • Cross Country: Boys and Girls
  • Football: Boys
  • Soccer: Boys and Girls
  • Volleyball: Girls
  • Basketball: Boys and Girls
  • Alpine Ski: Boys and Girls
  • Nordic Ski: Boys and Girls
  • Softball: Girls
  • Track & Field: Boys and Girls
  • Tennis: Boys and Girls
  • *Golf: Boys and Girls
  • *Hockey: Boys and Girls
  • *Baseball: Boys

*denotes US sport that MS 7th & 8th grade students can participate in with approval from the US coach.

Providence Academy is happy to offer Upper School students the opportunity to be a part of extra-curricular after school activities. If your 9th grader is currently enrolled at Providence Academy and is interested in joining FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Team, please click on the course below to learn more.

Art Club

Students who wish to further explore visual artistic creativity through a variety of mediums meet with art faculty after school to study various era and styles.

Belle Canta

Student led woman’s vocal group who seek to develop a closer community through music.

Chamber Choir

An auditioned subsection of Academy Chorale, where students rehearse before school to experience a greater level of choral music.

Chamber Music Club

Supervised by music faculty, proficient students have an opportunity to perform at various PA events as featured soloists and in smaller chamber ensembles.

Coffee House Concerts

Auditioned student instrumental/vocal talent evening performances held two times each year.

Dead Directors Society

Evaluates the aesthetic sensibilities of students and faculty alike though the collective dedication to superior classic cinema.

Debate Team

Students learn the basics of competitive debate, and practice listening carefully to others, as well as making points clearly and persuasively.

FIRST Robotics

Immerses students in the engineering process by designing, building, and programming a competition robot within a 6-week timeline.

Friends in Transition (FIT)/Student Ambassadors

Student ambassadors who assist admissions staff on outreach visits and new students as mentors when the first arrive at PA.

Knowledge Bowl

Knowledge Bowl is an interdisciplinary academic competition team that promotes academic achievement and rewards academic excellence.

Lincoln Society

A student reading and discussion group focusing on seminal works of the Western Tradition such as Lincoln’s speeches, excerpts from de Tocqueville Democracy in America, and St. Anslem’s Proslogion.

Lions for Life

Lions for Life strives to defend innocent human life by raising awareness, praying, and advocating for the legal protection of children in the womb.

Math league

Participates in live math competitions with teams from other schools by using the standard math curriculum as a source to solve challenging problems.

Choir and Brimstone (Men’s Acapella)

Student led men’s acapella group

National Honor Society (NHS)

Students with at cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 may apply for this national organization based on scholarship, service, leadership and character.

Providence Academy Campus Ministry Addressing Needs (PACMAN)

A service oriented group that focuses on service projects for the PA and the greater Twin-Cities community.

Providence Academy Word (PAW)

The PAW is the feature student news and event publication.  Student writers and editors are enrolled in journalism as a course and cover many PA and community events.

Peer Tutoring

Tutoring program set up through the counseling office that allows US students to assist other PA students with various academic needs.

Pep Band

Comprised of members for the Symphonic Band, the Pep Band entertains and stirs school spirit at various PA athletic events.

Quiz Bowl

A competitive trivial recall team that competes at both the local and state level.

Sailing Club

Students at various levels learn both fundamental and advanced sailing skills to compete at several local and regional regattas.

Ski and Snowboard Club

Students at any ability level may register to partake in weekend trips to the regions best ski resorts.

Soil Application Research Program (SARP)

An ongoing scientific research program that looks at how soil applications being developed by Precision Organics affect soil microbial communities and plant growth.

Speech Team

A competitive team that gives students and opportunity to compete in 13 different categories varying from information and structured to entertaining and spontaneous.

Spirit Squad

The Spirit Squad unifies students, fans, alumni and the community in support of its athletes in a positive and enthusiastic atmosphere.  We cheer on teams and entertain though high energy dance routines.

Trap Shooting Team

This MSHSL competitive team teaches the fundamentals of firearm safety, skilled trap shooting technique, and trains students as proficient shooters on a laser DryFire system prior to heading out the the field.

Upper School Student Council (USSC)

This is the primary student government organization of the PA Upper School.  Members are elected by their peers and serve a term of one academic year.

Theatre council and Drama Club

In addition to elective course offerings, students can become involved in theatre by participating in 3 US yearly productions or by joining one of the tech crews.  Students are also encouraged to attend various yearly fine arts field trips.

Travel Abroad–World Languages, Fine Arts

Students can take advantage of various international travel opportunities as organized through the language department, service organizations, or fine arts department trips.