To be a teenager is to struggle through seven years of pressure while building a structure to manage overwhelming responsibilities. Mentorship programs are the perfect extracurricular activities to offer the necessary support for teen development.
After school activities for teenagers – such as mentoring programs – provide positive effects for participants, which, in turn, is beneficial to the family and the community.
So how do we align visions to ensure that thousands of kids who are currently doing nothing after school get involved in something? To achieve this goal, we must figure out how to maximize the work of staff members, keep funders engaged and fully support youth.
The topic of outreach rowing has been much discussed the last few years, generating articles and opinions nation wide. It is my belief that rowing provides obvious, and not so obvious, benefits to participants and I also strongly believe that any movement to push these benefits along need to happen at the grass roots level.
The decision making process is an everlasting life skill that every teen should be equipped with. individuals who are able to assess and evaluate a situation and make a good decision are more likely to reap the rewards in monetary benefits, personal and professional development, and expand their interest.