Personal development through positive peer-group activities and values:
Recreation: bowling, movies, cookouts, skating, etc. Educational: visit museums, aquariums, parks, college tours. Social: movies, ball-games, dinners, friendships.
One-on-one counseling: personal growth chats over lunch or after games — about goal-setting, academic progress, behavior, family values, relationships. Small group sessions: values, financial literacy, educational goals, dress, golf rules, “180 Degrees”. Community service projects, task assignments, act as spokespersons and coaches.
Academic advising on classes and schedules. Monitor progress; report-card parties provide gentle peer pressure. College-preparedness coaching re. applications, financial aid, to-do lists. Help with school challenges, relationships, behavior.