The Level Up youth program is designed for students in grades 6 through 12 and effectively equips students with the tools they need to succeed, such as mentoring, after-school programs, and summer camps. Students can also avoid the street life with innovative programs such as the Level Up Dance Team, Level Up Soccer, and Level Up Basketball. City of Refuge constantly strives to meet the changing needs of a pre-teen, early teen, and teenage children and students.
Level Up After-School Program
Level Up’s after-school program promotes the holistic development of academic scholars. Students in 6th – 12th grade have access to homework assistance, online resources, and enrichment activities. Volunteer tutors, mentors, and professionals contribute to promoting scholastic success by providing guidance, knowledge, and experience to students. SAT prep through the Elite Women of Excellence, SAT prep parties, college application assistance, health education and career counseling are made available each week. Weekly service opportunities are available for dedicated and committed after-school programming volunteers.
Level Up Summer Camp
Camp Level Up is an extension of the Level Up After School Program, during the months of June and July. Pre-teens and teens are provided with on-going holistic development that includes spiritual enrichment, service leadership training, arts education, health & wellness, daily field trips and overnight stays – with excitement and fun that any teen would want to be a part of.
Level Up Basketball
The Level Up Basketball Team was implemented as an outreach mentorship tool for young men of the 30314 community. As team members of the Level Up Basketball Team, players are exposed to etiquette coaching, character building exercises, team building techniques, personal physical training and community service opportunities. Level Up Basketball also serves as an alternative to juvenile crime and gang affiliation.
Level Up Soccer
The Level Up Soccer Team was designed to combat childhood obesity and foster the physical development of youth ages 8 -13. Level Up [co-ed] Soccer Players benefit from tactical and technical training which prepares them for the competitive arena. With the expertise of our passionate and knowledgeable coaching staff, Level Up Soccer offers a safe, healthy and fun learning environment for all ability levels.
Level Up Parents
Level Up Parents was strategically designed to facilitate parent involvement. Level Up parents are invited to attend field trips, serve as chaperones, and become program volunteers. Youth whose parents are active participants in their lives are proven to be more successful both academically and socially.