What Does OUR Family Resource Center Offer?
As a family resource center, we’re proud to offer a variety of services that strengthen families and children. Please see below for some of the youth programs we offer:
Before-After School and Summer Enrichment Plus (BASE+)
For children and families, the momentum for learning continues before school, after school, and during the summer recess. This service provides children with homework assistance, tutoring, computer aided lessons, and reading programs.
Building Bridges to the Future
During this summer program, teens receive reading and language assistance in addition to career path counseling and compulsory community service.
Reading Recovery and Leveled Literacy Intervention Program
Reading Recovery and LLI offers children in grades K-3 a passport to academic success. This dynamic program is offered to children at a minimum of four times per week. Sessions are offered Monday through Thursday 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. To learn more about this service, CLICK HERE.
Cultural Arts and Physical Education (CAPE)
This comprehensive program introduces children to weekly cultural experiences as well as the importance of sportsmanship, discipline, and community service.
Delinquency Prevention Program
Our family resource center empowers at-risk youth with character development, social etiquette, and leadership skills. Since our goal is to provide tools for stronger, healthier families, we also emphasize awareness about the consequences of substance abuse.
For those who speak English as a second language, reading, writing, and speaking English can be a challenge. We’re happy to offer language and literacy instruction for children (ages 4-17) and their families.
Peer Empowerment Programs (PEP)
Our PEP program offers comprehensive prevention and intervention to at-risk youth ages 9-17. Topics include teen pregnancy, crime, self-esteem, social etiquette, good decision making skills, and career development.
We offer many exciting sports programs like AAU basketball, track and field, and MLB/RBI baseball.
Manatee Mustangs Football and Cheerleading
Learn more about our exciting Pop Warner sports programs through the Manatee Mustangs Sports Academy.
Our track and field program is available to kids of all ages, and we encourage every kid to at least give it a try. Through this sport, kids learn the fundamentals of teamwork, dedication, and competition.
In addition to football, baseball, and track and field, we also offer Youth Basketball. Children get the opportunity to practice, play and compete. Along the way, they learn great lessons about teamwork and dedication.
Kids can play ball with our incredible baseball programs. We offer MLB/RBI baseball programs, so kids can all come together and play America’s pastime.
Drevian J. Mays Scholarship
The 13th AV Dream Center in partnership with the Drevian J. Mays Foundation present the Drevian J. Mays Scholarship.