Programs & Partnerships

YOUTH PROGRAMS

Explorers

Description: Involves youth in creative activities, camps, field trips, and team building exercises during the school year.

  • Dates: Year Round
  • Meetings: 1st & 3rd Sundays
  • Time: 2:00PM – 4:00PM
  • Location: Rapha Village
  • Ages: 4 – 9

 

Trailblazers

Description: Involves older youth in camps, creative activities, field trips, volunteer opportunities, the congressional award program, and more.

  • Dates: Year Round
  • Meetings: 1st & 3rd Sundays
  • Time: 2:00PM – 4:00PM
  • Location: Rapha Village
  • Ages: 10 – 15

 

Good Girls

Description: Female mentoring for young ladies ages 10-18

  • Dates: Year Round
  • Meetings: 1st Sunday of each Quarter & Variable
  • Time: 4:00PM – 6:00PM
  • Location: Rapha Village & Variable Locations

 

Boys to Men

Description: Male mentoring for young men 10 – 18.

  • Dates: Year Round
  • Meetings: 1st Sunday of each Quarter & Variable
  • Time: 4:00Pm – 6:00PM
  • Location: Rapha Village & Variable Locations

 

Life Skills After School Program & Study Lab

Description: Occupies youth in our community with enriching activities during what statistics show as the most dangerous time of the day in America for our youth to become pregnant as teens  involved in gang activity, to explore drugs, alcohol, and more.

  • Dates: School Year
  • Days: Monday – Friday
  • Time: 3:00PM – 6:00PM

 

STEP Forward Camp Sponsorships

Description: Camp that encourages high school students to pursue math, science, and engineering majors/careers. Students live on campus and do projects, field trips, and more.

  • Dates: June 18th – 25th
  • Location: University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering
  • Sponsorships: 10

 

ADULT PROGRAMS

The Circle

Description: 12 step based support group that welcomes all who struggle with forms of addiction and compulsive behaviors, for the addict, co-dependent family member and/or friend.

  • Dates: Mondays
  • Time: 7:00PM – 8:00PM
  • Location: Rapha Village

 

Boundaries in Relationships

Description: With today’s rate in divorce, domestic violence, abortion, broken homes, and more something must be done. This is a relationship building group for youth, young adults, and adults.

  • Dates: Year Round
  • Time: 1st & 3rd Saturdays of each Month
  • Location: Rapha Village

 

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS

Around the World Social

Description: An annual program that puts cultures’ foods, traditions, and more from around the world on display.

  • Date: February (TBA)
  • Time: TBA
  • Location: Rapha Village

 

One World Campaign (Development)

Description: An annual summer trip with Cross Cultural Solutions to volunteer abroad in countries such as South Africa, India, Guatemala, Ghana, and more.

  • Date: Summer 2012

 

PARTNERSHIPS & EVENTS

National Night Out

Description: Each year we partner with local businesses, and the National Night Out organization to promote drug free lifestyles, neighborhood safety and more.

March of Dimes

Description: Each year we walk during the March of Dimes to assist in the fight for premature babies, and more.

America’s Promise Alliance

Description: We are partners with Colin Powell’s organization & work to uphold the 5 promises.

Search Institute

Description: Each of our programs is built around the 40 Development Assets that the Search Institute has found to improve the chances for youth to become productive citizens.

Houston Astros

Description: We’ve partnered with Houston’s baseball club to expose youth to the sport of baseball each summer.

Business Pro Go

Description: Trips to local businesses and speeches from area entrepreneurs & professionals to motivate our youth.