Are you ready for your child to have a roadmap for success? Does your child need guidance to stay on track for success?
EARLY DEADLINE: November 22, 2020
FINAL APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 17, 2021
Participant Fee: $175 for the entire 12-week program. Payment plans are available. (cost includes a t-shirt, all meals, program materials, and closing ceremony)
*** Participation fee assistance is available based upon financial need. Please email for more information. ***
2021 SHIELD SATURDAY LEADERSHIP ACADEMY
- now open to 4th - 12th graders.
12-week Leadership Intensive Program for Youth
How the SHIELD Mentor Program Builds Leadership Skills
Mentors will be able to encourage mentees to:
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
What will participants do together?
Our mentoring topics and discussions focus on the following purposes:
Focus on Self-Awareness & Relationship-Building
To lead others, your child 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
Your child will explore their desired future and set important goals while turning talk into action by supporting positive habits.
Focus on Future Growth
Your child will focus on activities to have a better direction by connecting career and college readiness to achieve their future goals.
Focus on Ongoing Achievement
Your child will implement plans for the future that involve the skills they explored.