To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.


To be an advocate and the youth development organization of choice for youth, parents and community; committed to redefining the success equation for the young people impacted by our staff, programs, activities and services.

To enhance the lives of youth by removing barriers and seeking:

  • Solutions
  • Allies
  • Partnerships
  • Resources

to ensure a GREAT FUTURE is within the reach of every child.

Enhance our position as:

An organization dedicated to preparing young people to meet and successfully navigate the transition from childhood/adolescence to adulthood; prepared to reach their full potential.

An organization where Youth choose and want to attend. Parents want their children to be a part of and the Community values, respects, supports and contributes to its success.

We want our members to BE:

Academic Success

  • High Achievers
  • Graduates
  • Ambitious
  • Employable
  • Problem Solvers
  • Technology Savvy

Good Character & Citizenship

  • Leaders
  • Engaged
  • Ambassadors
  • Positive Role Models
  • Volunteers
  • Culturally Aware

Healthy Lifestyles

  • Safe
  • Active
  • Strong
  • Resilient
  • Responsible
  • Healthy

World-Class, Youth Development Professionals who are:

  • Passionate
  • Qualified
  • Mission-Focused
  • Outcome-Driven
  • Accountable
  • Innovative
  • Resourceful

From homework to tutorial assistance to simple games, sports leagues, leadership programs and specialized opportunities our programs are:

  • Progressive
  • Inclusive
  • Results-Oriented
  • Age-Appropriate
  • Fun
  • Instill a Sense of Belonging
  • Needs and Interest Based
  • Targeted
  • Varied