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Mountain Area Youth Organization

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Boys & Girls Clubs, Children & Youth, Youth Centers & Clubs, Youth Development, Youth Development Programs

Mission: To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

Programs: The mountain area youth organization has approximately 125 boys and girls club members and has an average daily attendance of approximately 75 students. During this fiscal year, it provided activities which include the following: power hour, image maker, junior staff and goals for graduation. Health and life skills training such as: smart kids, smart boys, smart girls, street smart, money matters and net smart. Character and leadership skills training such as youth of the year, torch, keystone and outward programs. Sports and fitness activities such as triple play, fitness authority, tennis clinic, golf clinics, petanque, basketball, baseball, soccer, dodge ball, football, tournaments (pool and ping pong) and any activity that comes to mind that looks like the kids would have fun and enjoy playing. Arts and crafts activities such as digital art, photography, art contest, singing, dancing, and creative writing contest. Additional activities this year were singing, french club, skate park, pool tournaments, friday movie days, one on one tutoring, nutrition talks, sign language, culture awareness, plays, mime club, skateboarding competitions, character 'hand shake' practice twice weekly and healthy kids diversity. Not all programs are available daily, however attendance is taken and all records are kept on site.

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1 Story from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Colette G.


Rating: 5

The mountain community youth are served exceptionally well with all of the after school programs put on by the Boys & Girls Club of Oakhurst (aka Mountain Area Youth Organization). They are providing the opportunity to keep kids occupied after school...and keeping them out of trouble.