Youth and Family Programs

21 August 2010

Youth volunteering for neighborhood cleanup at Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Youth volunteering for neighborhood cleanup at Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

We must empower our young people to reach their fullest potential, so that they are prepared when the “baton” is passed to them. Our goal is not to ‘fix’ youth, but to develop them. The Crispus Attucks Rising STARS (Striving To Achieve Remarkable Success) Youth and Family Program provides many after-school and summer educational, recreational, and social responsibility opportunities for youth 5 to 18 years old. All youth participate in:

  1. Weekly Life Skills classes that provide gender and age appropriate empowerment and skills
  2. Volunteer a minimum of 25 hours per year of community service
  3. Maintain honor roll or participate in homework help or tutoring
  4. Optional after-school and summer activities that include:
  • Annual Cultural Thanksgiving Celebration
  • Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
  • Study Parties
  • Black and Hispanic Trivia Nights
  • Sheriff’s After School Fitness & Tutoring
  • Youth Showcase – Poetry and Short Stories
  • Workshops on Self-esteem, Study Skills, and more
  • Career Planning
  • Bullying
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Parent and Child Cafes
  • Careers Exploration
  • Community Service Projects
  • Talent shows
  • Family Nights
  • Computer Lab
  • Arts And Crafts
  • Cooking Class
  • Mother-Daughter Tea
  • Teacher Appreciation Night
  • Spanish Class- June to August
  • Creative Dramatics/ Poetry Appreciation
  • Female and Male Responsibility and Life Skill Classes
  • Teen Talk- once a month
  • South Side Steppers Drill Team
  • Mentoring Program
  • Homework Help
  • Kid’s Cafe

The Crispus Attucks Association is a United Way of York County Partner Agency. The Rising STARS After School and Summer Camp Programs receive funding from the United Way of York County.

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Summer Camp applications are now available! Please contact Wonique at ext. 247 or wsimpson@crispusattucks.org for yours today.

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