F.O.C.U.S. YOUTH NETWORK
Our innovative programs give young people a chance to do things they have never done before while learning skills they never learned. Our belief is that the more opportunities you provide to young people to try new things, the more value they can offer to this world through their experiences.
GROUND LEVEL IMPACT
Making a massive impact in the community on the Ground Level.
The F.O.C.U.S. Youth Network empowers youth in the Delaware Valley to reach their fullest potential through a wide range of services. Ground Level Impact gives our youth an chance to have a massive impact on the place they call home. Having the opportunity to make Thanksgiving breakfast for families at the Ronald McDonald House, or packing lunches for the homeless gives our young people an unmatched sense of self worth and pride in their ability to make change in their own community.
COOKING WITH COACH AND FRIENDS
Teaching families to "Live a Lifetime of Wellness"
Cooking with Coach and Friends is an interactive cooking class for kids ages 8-18. Participants learn to create wholesome snacks and meals that everyone will love. Also learn about the six major nutrients and how to properly shop in the supermarket.
A show that gives youth a voice and a chance to discuss the things that mean most to them
"A show that gives youth a voice and a chance to discuss the things that mean most to them". Created in 2018, Youth UnCut is Philadelphia's only youth-led cable television show. In partnership with LaSalle TV, youth from around the city are invited to discuss important topics such as Generational Wealth, Ambition vs Ability, and Stress.
Equipping young people with the tangible skills they need to be productive members of their communities.
Our Workforce Academy is designed to provide teens with all the tangible skills they need to be productive leaders in their communities. Resume building, interviewing, job etiquette, and finally job placement are the key components in our Workforce Academy program.
Providing our youth with memories that last a lifetime.
F.O.C.U.S. Youth Network believes that "providing our youth with extraordinary experiences will produce extraordinary individuals". As urban areas begin to increase in size, access to green space is decreasing. Through adventure trips such as white-water rafting, and indoor rock climbing, members are able to take part in activities that promote self-esteem and good physical health.
Improving Health and Wellness through "Green Space".
Explore University is the ultimate in self-discovery experience for our teens. Whether you are attending or working, Explore U provides an unmatched experience in team building, problem solving, and conflict resolution. Participants also learn the skills they need to build a business around a social problem they would like to solve through social entrepreneurship.
F.O.C.U.S. YOUTH SUMMIT AND FASHION SHOW
Shaping the Leaders of Tomorrow
The F.O.C.U.S. Youth Summit was created to engage and equip our youth with the skills they need to make a massive impact on their community. Through panel discussions such as, College: The Stuff They Never Told You, and Ambition or Ability: The skills you need to be successful in life, participants come out not only inspired to make change, but with actionable steps to do so.
GROUP FIELD TRIPS
Extraordinary experiences produce extraordinary individuals
Sometimes, it's just about the fun of it all. Membership to the F.O.C.U.S. Youth Network includes exclusive, strategically planned fields trips for youth and their families. Private of the Phillies ballpark, sporting events in V.I.P. seating, and just a family field day and a local park. These character enriching activities are fun for youth and family of all ages!
FAMILY FUN AND FITNESS DAY
Impacting the Health and Wellness of our families
The FOCUS Youth Network is challenging families to take control of their health and wellness and commit to "Living a Lifetime of Wellness". What does that mean? Well we are glad you asked! It means, doing small things every day to grow physically, mentally, and socially. Family Fun and Fitness Day, in partnership with Health Partners Foundation, equips families with the skills the need to take charge of their well-being through fitness challenges, food demos, team-building games, and more!
S.T.E.M. WITHOUT FEAR
Closing the Digital Divide one child at a time
S.T.E.M. without Fear teaches youth to love science through skills such as Lego League Robotics, FAA Drone Piloting, Minecraft, Python Coding, and more!