An Empowering Program To Develop Courageous & Successful Youth
Understand the Unique Self
Students need to develop an understanding of the unique identity that makes each of them inherently special.
Articulate Core Values
Our core values are unique and the heart of our motivations, and they will guide students in the next steps of their journeys.
Explore Personal Interests and Curiosities
Students need to explore their interests and curiosities in order to discover their passion and path for the future.
Set Goals Evaluate Decisions
Students use their own personal interests and values to start to envision their brightest future, encouraging them to set goals and make purpose-driven choices to achieve those goals.
Confront Doubts and Fears
Developing an awareness of negative beliefs that can hold students back in life helps them make informed decisions about issues they may need to work through to achieve success.
Students can cultivate belief in themselves as capable individuals with valuable strengths that are deserving of success.
Develop Social Skills and Community Awareness
Students develop the understanding that their actions impact others and they have important contributions to make to society.
Recognizing different emotions and use self-care strategies to manage them.
Cultivate An Entrepreneurial Spirit
Having the drive to tackle challenges with enthusiasm, creativity, and a can-do attitude will give students the ability to take charge of their lives.
Pilot Outcome results
Regional High School
Ninth-graders from the Regional High School excelled at awareness of personal strengths, ability to articulate a personal belief system and core values, goal-setting, development of self-confidence, social skills, and identification of life passions.
YMCA of Central Massachusetts
ECY’s curriculum allows for leadership training during a time that this is difficult and more needed than ever. The curriculum also took them from an isolated world and allowed them to build social connection and have real talk about challenges.