Providing workshops and discussions on core topics: SMART Goal Setting, Financial Literacy, Networking, Career Discovery, and Self-Esteem Building to help youth build a growth mindset earlier in life which will help them take on real world challenges, opportunties, and success. Our program focuses on building a "growth mindset" Founded by Dr. Carol S. Dweck - “ The ability to learn is not fixed" The concept is founded on the principles of exploring, confronting, and moving past failure to build on key transferable skills.
Youth will take part in workshops 2 times a week and work with Skills For Life staff to develop and work on personal, academic, social, and caeer based SMART goals via our SFL goal books and SFL app. Youth will develop Life Skills to help in pursuit of employment and self- discovery. Youth who maintain activity will qualify for a free sports training camp 2 times a week (in person and virtual sessions) covered by Skills For Life
Activities and resources: weekly workshop sessions (via zoom), weekly phsyical sport sessions (Basketball, Boxing), Online virtual drill training, Special guest speakers and panel events. Youth are given SFL goal books and access to our SFL goal setting app allowing youth to develop/ work on their S.M.A.R.T goals.
The outcomes of the project are: 1) Youth are motivated and understand how to set SMART goals 2) Youth are connected to and learn the importance of physical activity 3) Youth gain new knowledge in all SFL Life Skills focus area