Are you ready for your child to have a roadmap for success? Does your child need guidance to stay on track for success?
All meetings will be virtual.
$125 - EARLY DEADLINE
(Applications received by November 22, 2020 at 11:59 PM)
$175 - FINAL APPLICATION
(Applications received between November 23, 2020 - January 17, 2021)
Participant Fee: Cost includes a t-shirt, program materials, and online access for the entire 12-week program.
Checks or money orders made payable to the SHIELD Mentor Program.
*Participation fee is due upon acceptance.*
**Payment plans are available.**
*** Participation fee assistance is available based upon financial need. Please email for more information. ***
2021 SHIELD SATURDAY LEADERSHIP ACADEMY
PROGRAM DATES: February 6, 2021 – April 24, 2021
A 12-week leadership intensive program for youth and their families
- NOW OPEN TO 4th - 12th GRADERS
How the SHIELD Mentor Program Builds Leadership Skills
Develop a positive attitude
Identify personal values and goals
Be open to new ideas
Use creative problem-solving strategies
Be an attentive listener
Ask assertive questions
Be an independent thinker
Recognize his or her individual strengths
Be aware of their environment
Have flexible attitudes
Your child will:
What will participants do together?
Our mentoring topics and discussions focus on the following purposes:
Focus on Self-Awareness & Relationship-Building
FTo lead others, participants must first know who they are and/or want to be to connect with common interests and shared values.
Focus on Visioning, Goal Setting and Decision Making
Participants explore their desired future and set important goals while turning talk into action by supporting positive habits.
Focus on Future Growth
Participants will focus on activities to have a better direction by connecting career and college readiness to achieve their future goals.
Focus on Ongoing Achievement
Participants will implement plans for the future that involve the skills they explored. The program concludes with the planning and implementation of social change.