YOUTH PROGRAM - AGE 13-17
The Youth program for ages 13-17 offers year-round leadership
opportunities for pre-teen and adolescents. Students are grouped with peers
and explore an asset-rich curriculum that includes self-assessment tools, leadership
and character building, service learning projects and academic support that
promotes achievement and goal setting. The program delivers a wide range of
developmental activities focused on reading/writing, math, science, language
proficiency and comprehension. Students will receive help daily with homework,
and additional tutoring in challenging subjects is available to those who need
it. . Special activities such as developmental assets, financial literacy, journal
writing and sport teams offer opportunities for building friendships. Recreational
and cultural activities enhance community connections and give young people
opportunities to discover and practice new skills. Weekly lesson plans deliver
the benefits of a healthy life style through health and nutrition, substance
abuse prevention and abstinence education.
Program is available Monday through Friday, from 12:00p.m. - 5:00p.m. at participating schools, and Saturday from 8:00a.m. - 2:00p.m. at Austin and Milby High Schools.