A volunteer organization that provides children support, guidance, friendship and fun by matching them to adult role models. For more than 75 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has fulfilled their mission of enriching, encouraging and empowering children to reach their highest potential through safe, positive mentoring relationships.
There are over 7 million 4-Hers in the United States alone, making 4-H the largest out-of-school youth program. Everyone, ages eight through eighteen, can participate in the 4-H program. (Ages vary among states)
4-H is a part of the Cooperative Extension System, a non-profit program operated through each state's land grant university. The Extension System's staff operate 4-H offices throughout the counties of each state.
In 4-H, youth learn life skills they will benefit from forever. Most 4-H programs center around three areas, leadership, citizenship, and life skills.
Girl Scouts of the USA is the world's largest organization dedicated to helping all girls everywhere build character and gain skills for success in the real world. In an accepting and nurturing environment, and in partnership with committed adult volunteers, girls develop strong values, leadership skills, social conscience, and conviction about their own potential and self-worth that will serve them all their lives.
The YMCA Adventure Guides program focuses on building the relationship between children and fathers and is run through the YMCA. Exciting events include: Camping out, Rock Climbing, Rocket Launches, Parades, Pumpkin Festival, Sporting Events, Derby Cars, Roughrider games, dances and many others.
This unique organization produces remarkable memories.