Due to COVID-19, we are offering our programs 100% virtual.
FALL 2021 PROGRAM DATES: September 4, 2021 – November 20, 2021
A 12-week leadership intensive program for youth and their families
- NOW OPEN TO 4th - 12th GRADERS
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.
$75 - EARLY DEADLINE
(USE PROMO CODE: EARLYBIRD)
(Applications received by June 19, 2021, at 11:59 PM)
$175 - FINAL APPLICATION
(Applications received between June 20, 2021 - August 14, 2021
Participant Fee: Cost includes a t-shirt, program materials, and online access for the entire 12-week program.
*** Participation fee assistance is available based upon financial need. Please email for more information. ***
USE PROMO CODE
Join our SHIELD Family - In 4 Easy Steps
Ready to Enroll?
If you already want to enroll your child, all you need to do is fill out our Online Application. A SHIELD Representative will get in touch with you to talk about the next steps.
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.