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SHIELD Saturday Leadership Academy

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR SPRING 2022!

PROGRAM DATES: FEBRUARY 12, 2022 – APRIL 30, 2022

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? Together, let's bring your family vision to life! 

All meetings will be virtual.

$75 - EARLY DEADLINE
(USE PROMO CODE: EARLYBIRD)
(Applications received by December 31, 2021, at 11:59 PM)

$175 - FINAL APPLICATION
(Applications received between January 1 - January 22, 2022)

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 info@shieldmentor.org for more information. ***

SHIELD youth participant sitting with her mentor.

Application Fee

$175

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$75

EARLY

USE PROMO CODE:
EARLYBIRD

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Are you interested in Fee Assistance/Discounts?

 

Fee Assistance

Fee assistance is available based on financial need. We try to accommodate as many spots as possible. Please complete the online form for consideration. Limited funds are available.

 

Sibling Discounts

Participants who have an immediate family member living in the same household and who submit their applications will be eligible for a sibling discount. It would be best if you informed us in writing (info@shieldmentor.org) that you are interested in the sibling discount for more details.

 

Early Bird Application Discounts

We offer early application discounts. To be eligible for the discount, the online portion of the application must be complete. To be eligible for the discount, the online portion of the application must be complete by the deadline to receive the nonrefundable registration fee of $75 ($100 OFF). 

RAISE YOUR HAND IF...

You want to see your child succeed.

 

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

Develop self-confidence

Take risks

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:

STRENGTHEN

Focus on Self-Awareness & Relationship-Building​

To lead others, our youth will develop who they are and/or want to be to connect with common interests and shared values.

HELP

Focus on Visioning, Goal Setting and Decision Making

Our youth will explore their desired future and set important goals while turning talk into action by supporting positive habits.

INSPIRE

Focus on Future Growth

Our youth will focus on activities to have a better direction by connecting career and college readiness to achieve their future goals.

ENCOURAGE

Focus on Ongoing Achievement

Our youth will implement plans for the future that involve the skills they explored. The program concludes with the planning and implementation of social change. 

Leadership Development

Your child will prepare for future SUCCESS!

Due to COVID-19, we are offering our programs 100% virtual until further notice.