2018 Summer Programs

Explorers: Age 5-10

When:

Every Monday

Time:

5:30pm – 7:30pm

Location:

Youth Guidance

1028 20th Place

Vero Beach, FL 32960

Description:

Join our Explorers for a fun, friendly, learning environment with a variety of engaging and structured activities including developing social skills, nutrition and fitness exercises, artistic expression activities, reading and writing, and much more!

Animal Adventure: Age 9-14

When:

Every Monday

Time:

4:30pm – 6:30pm

Location:

Youth Guidance

1028 20th Place

Vero Beach, FL 32960

Description:

Animal Adventurers will get to participate in fun games, crafts and hands-on animal activities that will help children develop respect and a positive attitude toward all living beings. We will learn about Florida Native Animals that inhabit our local ecosystems!

Music: Ages 14-18

When:

Every Monday

Time:

4:30pm – 6:30pm

Location:

Youth Guidance

1028 20th Place

Vero Beach, FL 32960

Description:

Music is a vehicle where our youth have the opportunity to experience personal, academic and social growth through the joy of music. We believe strongly that every young person should have the opportunity to learn and express themselves by making music, and in this program we will do just that.

Summer Olympics: Ages 5-10

When:

Every Tuesday

Time:

4:30pm – 6:30pm

Location:

Youth Guidance

1028 20th Place

Vero Beach, FL 32960

Description:

Do you have what it takes to compete in the Summer STEAM Olympics? Use your STEAM skills to design your own creations to win several hands on, challenging events! Fill your bucket fastest in the drip and dash relay, keep your egg safe in the egg drop, and melt your chocolate the fastest in the make it melt challenge. Will you take home the gold?

Art/ Cartooning: Ages 11-18

When:

Every Tuesday

Time:

4:30pm – 6:30pm

Location:

Youth Guidance

1028 20th Place

Vero Beach, FL 32960

Description:

Whether you are just starting to explore illustration or cartooning, want to improve or develop an artist portfolio, or want to work on a personal project, we think you’ll enjoy our offerings—and you’ll get the chance to work with professional street artist and comic artists Chris Sweeney.

Bon Appetite: Ages 11-18

When:

Every Tuesday

Time:

5:30pm – 7:30pm

Location:

St. Augustine Church

Description:

Join us in our Bon Appetite cooking class as we make all sorts of delicious meals from different countries! This semester we will be cooking in the kitchen of St. Augustine Church and learning how to make your favorite foods snacks and treats from around the world!

Art/ Cartooning: Ages 5-10

When:

Every Wednesday

Time:

5:30pm – 7:30pm

Location:

Youth Guidance

1028 20th Place

Vero Beach, FL 32960

Description:

Explore art through cartooning, painting, graffiti, self-portraits and much more. In this hands on Art program students will get to work with a local professional street artist and develop new artistic skills in a variety of different mediums.

Around the World: Age 9-14

When:

Every Wednesday

Time:

4:30pm – 6:30pm

Location:

Youth Guidance

1028 20th Place

Vero Beach, FL 32960

Description:

Around the World will introduce these travelers to other cultures and nurture a love for exploration and a sense of respect and empathy for other ways of life.

Pathfinders:Age 14-18

When:

Every Wednesday

Time:

5:30pm – 7:30pm

Location:

Youth Guidance

1028 20th Place

Vero Beach, FL 32960

Description:

Sponsored by the Exchange Club of the Treasure Coast this group will develop leadership skills, civic engagement (by learning about public policy and taking on leadership roles), how to run a small business, how to save and invest money, and how to help fundraise for the community.

Friends of the Environment: Age 5-10

When:

Every Thursday

Time:

4:30pm – 6:30pm

Location:

Youth Guidance

1028 20th Place

Vero Beach, FL 32960

Description:

FRIENDS will encourage exploration of our natural surroundings and a genuine appreciation for nature. Students will develop environmental knowledge and “leave no trace” principles while exploring the Treasure Coast through activities and field trips.

Voyagers: Age 11-14

When:

Every Thursday

Time:

5:30pm – 7:30pm

Location:

Youth Guidance

1028 20th Place

Vero Beach, FL 32960

Description:

Become a Voyager with Youth Guidance Mentoring Academy where you will learn, grow, make new friends, and develop fun new skills through the Rube Goldberg ideology.

Summer Olympics: Ages 14-18

When:

Every Thursday

Time:

4:30pm – 6:30pm

Location:

Youth Guidance

1028 20th Place

Vero Beach, FL 32960

Description:

Do you have what it takes to compete in the Summer STEAM Olympics? Use your STEAM skills to design your own creations to win several hands on, challenging events! Fill your bucket fastest in the drip and dash relay, keep your egg safe in the egg drop, and melt your chocolate the fastest in the make it melt challenge. Will you take home the gold?

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Grants Update

YOUTH GUIDANCE AWARDED 2018 IMPACT 100 GRANT
 
On, April 18th, the membership of Impact 100 voted at the Tenth Grant Awards and Annual Meeting to select the winners of this year’s awards. Since this year’s membership consists of 466 members, four $100,000 Impact Grants were awarded, with the remaining $66,000 divided evenly among the three Merit Grant winners.

Youth Guidance was amoung the 4 recipients of the 2018 Impact Grants!
 
"We are very proud and excited to have developed a partnership with Impact 100 and look forward to a productive collaboration in the healthy development of the children and families of Indian River County." - Felix Cruz, Executive Director, Youth Guidance

 Find out more about Impact 100 by visiting www.impact100ir.com