Character & Citizenship Development

  • Jr. Youth of the Year: A pre-cursor to the Youth of the Year Program, Jr. YOY is a leadership readiness program that recognizes leadership achievements of participants.

Academic Success

  • Power Hour: Homework help and tutoring is available to any member needing assistance.
  • Project Learn: Project Learn reinforces and enhances the skills and knowledge young people learn at school through the following "high-yield" learning activities.

    • DIY STEM: A hands on, activity-based STEM curriculum, where members are provided the opportunity to explore the world of science, technology, engineering, and math.
    • Kidz Lit: A reading enrichment program designed to increase members' motivation to read and build literacy skills through discussion, drama, art, movement, and writing.
    • Literary Art: Members will learn to love reading by describing literature through art. Additionally, members will get the opportunity to write their own book through Write Brain Books.
    • Kidz Science & Kidz Math: Both programs will provide hands-on activities designed to strengthen STEM skills and build confidence in learning.
    • Building Blocks: Using tablets to create an innovative design that could improve members' communities.
    • Lego Robotics: Build teamwork skills through learning the fundamentals of using technology to build a robot.
    • Coding: Members will design their own app through App Lab and learn important coding skills.

  • Career Launch: This program offers fun and interactive activities to explore a broad range of career areas.
  • Money Matters: Helping members learn financial literacy through age appropriate activities, so they can make good financial choices in the future.
  • Fine Art: Individual improvement of technique and creativity while exploring drawing, painting, photography, and more. Members will get a chance to submit their artwork into the annual Art Exhibit.

Healthy Lifestyles

  • Triple Play: A health and wellness program with three components: 1) Healthy Habits educates members about good nutrition 2) Daily Challenges engage participants in fun fitness games and tournaments 3) Social Recreation helps members build skills in cooperation, sportsmanship, and character while enjoying games together.
  • SMART Moves: (Skills Master And Resistance Training) A prevention program that strengthens decision-making and critical-thinking skills through activities, while encouraging healthy behaviors.
  • SMART Girls: An outgrowth of the SMART Moves program, SMART Girls is a health, fitness, prevention/education, and self-esteem enhancement program for girls ages 8 and up.
  • Passport to Manhood: Promotes and teaches responsibility while reinforcing positive behavior in male Club members ages 8 and up.

For more information, please contact:
Nicole Perez, Unit Director for the Cole Site
Tes Burns, Unit Director LCCC