Youth Scope is a mentoring program for disadvantaged and at-risk youth ages 7-21. The program deals with the social, emotional and cultural needs of underprivileged youth. A team of certified mentors, advocates, and role models lead the program. The program's primary goal is to show young people the future’s worth striving for.Mentors guide their protégés through a variety of mentoring scenarios, including:
The mentor/protégé bond
Our mentoring program forges strong bonds between our mentors and their protégés. Bonds that should have meaningful, positive effects for generations to come.
Children need to learn the essential skills necessary to become productive, contributing citizens. And that's our focus. Showing young people the many pathways to a brighter future.
The program offers conferences, seminars and workshops dealing with the following topics:
Youth Scope is for at-risk youth ages 7-21, in school or not. The program is available in the US and around the world through Potter's Gate Charities and their partners.
The program guides participants through a series of projects. In each project, certified mentors and role models teach real-world life skills. The curriculum promotes self-discipline, respect, educational excellence, achievement, personal responsibility and career exposure.
The program helps youth develop a positive self-perception and set informed career goals. It also helps them develop both a “personal brand” and the skills to influence others. It gives them the resources to build and manage a real support network.
The program gives at-risk youth positive role models from the Manchild Movement. [link to Manchild]. Their mentors show them new ways to think about their approach to life. They give them tools to enhance their academic and career development. They lead by example.