What We Do

Our Programs

We welcome all youth to take part in educational, social, spiritual, and service-oriented programming -- four integral areas of youth development


College prep, graduate mentor program, tutoring, life skills, leadership and job training


Developing a healthy mind, body and spirit in social interactions and peer relationships


Inclusivity and social justice workshops, retreats, support groups, cultural festivals and outings and museums


Civic responsibility classes, local service days, annual immersion trip to the Mexican Border, community panels and more

by Day/Time & Age

Haven(LGBT Support)
Once a month, daily in July & August
All ages welcome (based on maturity)
Daily 2:30-5:00pm
Ages 10-15

Youth Night
Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30-9:00pm 
Ages 12-19

College Academy (College & Career Preparation)
Mondays & Wednesdays 5:00-9:00pm
Ages 16-19
Mondays 5:00-8:00pm
Ages 7-12

Daily in July & August
Ages 12-19

Graduate Mentoring
Third Wednesday 6:30-9:00pm
Ages 18-25

Categories and examples

  • 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
  • Immersion trip to the US/Mexico border
  • Neighborhood and campus cleanup days
  • Participation in community panels
  • Monthly spiritual gatherings
  • Retreats centered around personal growth, leadership and relationship building
  • Speakers on faith and social justice
  • Gratitude circle at every program
  • 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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