Unique Programs At Young Excellence Society Inc.
Directly and/or indirectly, Young Excellence Society Inc. will provide a broad range of age-appropriate activities and programs that integrates what happens in the school day. Provided activities and programs are developed to improve the social, emotional, and academic competencies of participating youth in the areas of academic literacy and enrichment in math English, and Science, structured recreational activity, tutoring and test preparation, referral services, advisement/counseling, mentoring, foreign language, youth leadership development, communication arts, college prep, arts and unique programs such as:
- Promises of Pregnancy Prevention (PPP): Aims to make participants aware and responsible for their health through special workshops on health education, trips, and peer mentoring. Many workshops are led by Children’s Aid Society- Carrera Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Unit, Mt. Sinai’s Adolescent Health Department and CAMBA’s Pregnancy Prevention Program. This program work closely with at-risk youth and their parents;
- Anti-Generation Genocide: Ensures that participants can operate in a violent free and anti-bully atmosphere. The program encourages the development of leadership, conflict resolution, crisis intervention, mediation, and problem solving skills;
- Wealth my Worth: Entrepreneurship Club: Develops participants financial literacy and helps participants to focus on their career goals and entrepreneurship skills through workshops, lectures, peer mentoring, trips, project-based activities; and
- Finding Other Options Daily (FOOD): Partnered with Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Initiative this program focuses on nutritional and physical education and activities. This programs aims to positively instruct participants on the beneficial effects of exercise, healthy food choices, the reading of nutritional label, healthful cooking techniques, and the influence of the media on food choices.
Why Choose Young Excellence Society After school
Effective afterschool programs bring a wide range of benefits to youth, families and communities.
Young Excellence Society Afterschool programs aims to boost academic performance, promote physical health, reduce risky behaviors, and provide a safe, structured environment for the children of working parents.