Youth Directors Council Mentoring
The Youth Director’s Council (YDC) is open to all boys and girls, ages 11-17 who are enrolled in school.
Our goals are to improve self-esteem, attendance, attitudes, academics, teamwork skills, leadership skills and staying away from risky behaviors. All in all, we strive to help our students become well- rounded leaders.
All participants sign an agreement to be drug, alcohol, and tobacco-free.
Weekly meetings/events include topics such as leadership, responsibility, staying in school, furthering their education after high school, community service, doing the right thing, anti-bullying, and anti-drugs.
The Explorers Program provides students with leadership skills, immersion with the police force and community involvement. Weekly, trainings by Law Enforcement officers provide best practices within all areas of the Criminology field. Students are able to use their acquired skills and provide community service at events such as the Families Against Crimes Together (FACT) Festival, DUI checkpoints, and school and City sponsored events.
Miami Beach PAL Boxing participants engage in year-round boxing training, competitions and fitness and nutrition classes, fostering competitiveness and a sense of achievement. All students receive tutoring prior to their practice time to assure they maintain their grades and focus on both their academic and athletic goals.
Focused on the development of fundamental lacrosse alongside learning life skills, work ethic and sportsmanship for young men ages 8-16.
This program helps the needs of young people growing up in our society through mentoring, lifelong learning, faith, tradition, serving others, healthy living, and building character.
Cub Scouts: 1st Grade to 5th Grade
Boy Scouts: 6th Grade to 12th Grade
Once a month, a police officer visits his or her “adopted” kindergarten class and speak on topics such as responsibility, citizenship, fairness, and character education.
Fostering a positive relationship between the school and the police department as well as students and cops.