A 6-week summer camp for children and youth ages 4-12. City Camp is an academic, athletic, and art enrichment summer program. Under academics, campers receive help in math, reading, and writing skills as well as learn study skills techniques. The athletic phase includes sports and fitness where campers will learn team building skills, sportsmanship, as well as learn healthy eating habits. Under the arts phase campers learn dance, drama, and visual communication.
Impact Mentoring Program: The IMPACT Mentoring program is a partnership with Volunteers of America that matches youth with at-risk behavior, live in high crime area, and/or whose parents have been incarnated or currently incarcerated with a positive individual to develop a one-on-one relationship. Through these relationships, and other activities youth will improve academic achievement, interpersonal relationship with others, social values, spiritual development. Mentors provide friendship support and guidance to youth where mentors will hold youth to high expectation of behavior. Peer mentoring is another component of IMPACT mentoring program that allows participants to build a sense of responsible by looking after younger mentees and build a connection with program.
The Back to School blast is an annual free school supply give-a-way drive. The back to school blast offer free health screening, school supplies, and uniform giveaways, food, and fun to resident of New Orleans. On last year, we served over 500 families in the community with donations from various organizations. This year the back to school blast will serve over 700 families from the community.
Love Runs the City is an awareness campaign launched to shed ligh t on the urgent needs of New Orleans. Each year the 3 mile run/walk target social issues with in the City of New Orleans. This year with the amount of you th induced crime, Love Runs the City will take a stand against youth violence and shed light on the importance for the value of life and community involvement for youth development.