Keystone is our national leadership development program that provides youth with the knowledge and skills to make positive choices in their lives and make a difference in their Clubs and communities. Throughout the course of the year, Keystone participants complete at least one activity in each of the five core areas: Leadership, Teamwork, Healthy Choices, Service to Club and Community, and Learning for Life.
For youth aged 14 – 18
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The Newcomer Youth Advancement Program (NYAP) supports the healthy development of newcomer youth and their families to build strong social and community connections. Acting as a launch pad for youth to build skills, develop friendships and support networks, and gain self-confidence, NYAP offers academic engagement, employment support, leadership development and civic engagement, recreational sports, and more.
For children and youth of all ages
Torch Club helps kids develop leadership skills and self-esteem in a respectful, diversified environment. The program also offers the opportunity to give back to others and gain a sense of responsibility that comes when young people make their own decisions. A small group experience monitored by an adult mentor, Torch Club serves as a launch pad for pre-teens before joining the Keystone program.
For children and youth aged 10 – 13
Take it EASY
By addressing the complex issues young people face, Take It EASY (Empowerment and Self-Esteem for Youth) fosters self-esteem and confidence in teens and pre-teens so they can make better decisions. Topics include self-esteem, gender and body image, sexuality,
For children and youth aged 10 – 15