Programs

Highlights

College prep
Mondays and Wednesdays — 6-9pm – help with all things college!

Youth nights
Every (almost!) Tuesday and Thursday — 5:30-8:30pm – anything and everything! (see categories and examples below)

HAVEN
Every second Wednesday of the month — 5:30-8:30pm – support and camaraderie for LGBT youth and allies

Mentor program
Every third Wednesday of the month — 6:30-9pm – support for program & high school graduates, ages 18-25


Educational

  • Daily homework help and tutoring
  • College preparation and visits
    • SAT tutoring, essay and college application assistance, FAFSA training
    • Private information sessions and tours at colleges
  • Life skills workshops
    • Professional speaker series:
      Time and Money Management
      Job Training and Placement
      Effective Communication Skills
      Stress Management
  • Starting and running a small business
    • Christmas wreath sales
    • Local entrepreneur and business owner speakers and presenters
  • Leadership Team
    • Youth leaders identified, taught leadership skills at weekend retreat and reinforced with bi-weekly meetings
  • Trips to museums and cultural events
  • Healthy dinners each program night

Service-Oriented

  • Immersion trip to the US/Mexico border
  • Neighborhood and campus cleanup days
  • Participation in community panels

Spiritual

  • Monthly spiritual gatherings
  • Retreats centered around personal growth, leadership and relationship building
  • Speakers on faith and social justice
  • Gratitude circle at every program

Social

  • Afternoon clubs include boot camp, Venture Crew, current events, golf, tennis, Haven, GIrls’ Circle, and yoga
  • Open gym basketball nights
  • Trips to local sporting events and amusement parks
  • Skiing, snowboarding, surfing, and boating
  • Jersey shore trips

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