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Alternatives/Counseling and Leadership

 

The Alternatives/Counseling and Leadership Program provides comprehensive services to youth in an effort to enhance emotional, social, and academic performance as well as personal choices to maximize their potential for success.

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BITS N' PIECES TUTORIAL SUMMER CAMP

Bits N’ Pieces Tutorial Summer Camp offers children entering grades 1 through 5 the opportunity to stay on track with their studies.  The program offers a safe, enjoyable and educational six-week program emphasizing reading, writing and critical thinking.  In addition, tennis, swimming, arts & crafts, music and field trips are a part of this summer experience.

Hours: 8:30 am–5 pm, Monday-Friday
Registration: Youth Bureau
Site: Church Street Elementary School at 295 Church Street
Phone: 914-422-1378
Eligibility: White Plains Residents

Enjoy this video about this summer's Bits 'N Pieces Tutorial Camp:

Enjoy the delight of our Bits n' Pieces participants:

CLUBMEN 

Clubmen is an after school program for African-American middle and high school boys. The program offers educational support and enrichment as well as character and leadership development for boys.

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SATURDAY ACADEMY

The High School Boys Saturday Academy is for high school boys in 9th– 11thgrade.  It is held on Saturdays and runs from October through May. The program offers: College Tours, Career Readiness, PSAT/SAT Review, Home Work Assistance, Develop Good Academic Skills, and Leadership Skills. 
Contact: Raymond H. Tribble, rtribble@whiteplainsny.gov

LET’S GET READY

Let’s Get Ready envisions a world where students from all socioeconomic backgrounds have equal access to the support they need to reach higher education and where college students, as a movement, realize their collective potential to help the next generation step up to college.

Let’s Get Ready expands college access for motivate, low-income high school students by providing FREE SAT preparation and college admission counseling for rising juniors. 

MAYOR’S YOUTH COUNCIL

The Mayor’s Youth Council is designed to provide leadership and training for its members, represent the interests of youth throughout the city and create civic/community awareness. 
Contact:  Catherine Valenzuela, cvalenzuela@whiteplainsny.gov

MENTORING

The Mentoring Program benefits youth from elementary grades through age 21 by paring them with carefully selected adults who then serve as role models. Adult mentors volunteer one hour per week with their mentee. 
Contact:  Sheila Foley, sfoley@whiteplainsny.gov

REACH FOR SUCCESS

Provides comprehensive services to middle school youth to enhance their emotional, social and academic performance to maximize their potential for success. 
Contact:  Catherine Valenzuela, cvalenzuela@whiteplainsny.gov

REAL G.I.R.L.S ACADEMY

G=GRACE; I=INTELLIGENCE; R=RESPECT; L=LEADERSHIP; S=SKILLS

The Real Girls Academy offers STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and life skills training through instruction to the participants of the program that will meet for 25 Saturdays.  The aim of the program is to help the girls develop their interest in STEM, connect them with women who are successful, help them to develop competencies, skills and academic knowledge to pursue careers in high paying jobs and to teach them the core values, such as respect and integrity. Please Note: White Plains School District students are nominated by their school principal.

SATURDAY ACADEMY

The Saturday Academy is a program of leadership development, academic, cultural and social enrichment for African American and Latino male students in White Plains in grades 4ththrough 8th.  Students enter the program in the 4thgrade and may continue through graduation in the 8thgrade. Please Note: White Plains School District students are nominated by their school principal.

STEP UP!

Step Up! is a youth development program for young men ages 14-21 who reside in White Plains.  It includes coordinating steering committee; outreach and case management; and youth police partnership training.  Step Up! helps young men build community relationships, trust, skills and knowledge so that all youth have an opportunity for success. We can help you with: Resume & College Essay writing, Job/Career Exploration and Training, Interview Skills, College Preparation and Goal Setting.
Contact:  Larry Armstrong, larmstrong@whiteplainsny.gov or Donald Thompson, stepupwpyb@gmail.com

WHITE PLAINS HELPING HANDS COMMUNITY SERVICE CLUB

White Plains Helping Hands is looking for hard working and caring middle and high school students.  Students bring their unique talents and interests to the club an perform community service projects in and around the City of White Plains. The club will engage in a range of service activities; from organizing food and toy drives to spending time with children and the elderly in our community.