Sunday, February 3, 2013

Boys Track Pack

Boys Track Pack - Personal Accountability Changes Teens 

& If not… let’s help get them on Track!

Mission Statement

The mission of Boys Track is to support, influence and guide our young men through a
positive transition from boyhood to adulthood. To provide an opportunity for young men to change their perspective and attitude about who they are and develop skills to combat the social ills that promote negative behaviors. Our mission is to encourage positive character development through mentorship, exposure and education. The program focuses on the core principles of honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, respect, confidence, responsibility, perseverance, trust and judgment.
Program Goals

-    To enhance the quality of life for young boys/adults.
-    To improve school academics and attendance
-    To promote academic achievements that lead to further educational opportunity
-    To develop and encourage positive adaptive resolutions that lead to
-                                    Violence reduction
-                                     conflict resolution
                                                 Effective communication
-    To provide a safe and nurturing environment that promotes social and emotional well being.
                                        Healthy supportive relationships
                                        Teen pregnancy reduction
                                        Health and nutrition

Boy’s Track Activities

     Meetings are held every Monday from 4:30 to 7:00pm and once a month on Saturdays (time varies). The duration of the group is 5 months. Orientation will begin in February and closing ceremony will be in June. Please Note: Future groups will run for ten months.
     Weekly workshops include concepts such as effective communication, conflict resolution, healthy relationships and violence prevention. Meetings will also include speakers who promote social/emotional well being of young men.
     Monthly Saturday meetings focus on an array of cultural trips and outdoor activities.
     Community Service Activity
     Closing Program Exercise
     Light Refreshments will be served
     Tokens will be provided (as needed)

Boys Track Pledge

The Boys Track Program helps Stimulate young minds & raise expectations so they can…

Triumph over adversity & circumstance
Realize their inner abilities & goals
Acquire true respect for self and others
Commit to making a positive difference in the lives of others
Keep a positive attitude at all times

Acceptance Criteria

•        Must be in the 8th, 9th, 10th or 11th grade.

•        Students must be enrolled in school at time of enrollment into program

•        Student must provide a copy of their most recent report card

•        Parent consent

For more information or to register, please contact:

                  Andrew Williams 215-683-4162
Mentors: Andrew Williams- 267-339-4075
                  Samuel Monroe-215-847-4453
                  Bennie Ruth- 215-554-1579

Register Now!! Space is Limited

Program is sponsored by the Department of Human Services
Community-Based Prevention Services
1601 Cherry Street, 9th floor
215 683-4000

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