Going Home – Youth Development and Leadership Program



The summer of 2016 will mark the first year for the newly designed Youth Development and Leadership program. The program has six key features:

  1. Alignment of Weekly Topics with the Adult Life Skills program to encourage discussion among parents and children. Topics include: Financial Education and Employment, Decision Making and Values, Conflict, Fear, and Vulnerability, Community Building and Cross Cultural Understanding, Chemical Health, Transportation. Environmental Studies, Coding, Manners and Hygiene, Exercise/Health and Wellness, and Personal Development and Leadership Opportunities are built into each day of the summer program.
  2. Experiential Learning
  3. Utilizing Community Speakers
  4. Personal and Leadership Development
  5. Community Engagement – gardening, volunteerism, leadership opporunities
  6. Technology Literacy – Coding