8 Core Components of Youth Challenge
Life Coping Skills
Learn strategies and coping mechanisms for managing personal life through participation in classes on anger management, stress management, conflict resolution, goal setting, money management, and personal hygiene.
Attend daily classes with certified instructors in order to improve math and reading skills while working toward earning a high school equivalency diploma.
Explore career options through assessment, planning, and skills training while learning resume writing and interview preparation techniques.
Gain an understanding of government structure and civic responsibilities while learning the importance of cultural awareness, violence prevention, and how to be a positive community member.
Learn positive leadership qualities and gain character development skills necessary to be a good follower and a valued member of society through understanding of social group roles and responsibilities.
Health & Hygiene
Understand the correlation between good health and hygiene habits and lifelong physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing through participation in tobacco education, substance abuse, sexual responsibility, and nutrition courses.
Service to the Community
Understand the value of volunteerism and giving back to the community by completing 40 hours of service to the community and conservation projects.
Improve physical fitness through participation in military styled physical training, running, and organized sports designed to to encourage a lifelong commitment to physical wellbeing.