Developing Responsible Extraordinary African-American Males for Success
Dreams academy is for young men ages 10-15. They meet on Monday evenings from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm . During this 8 weeks, students will experience and be exposed to activities and thought-provoking dialogue that will holistically encourage and teach soft skills, problem solving, career guidance, and financial literacy. These sessions will be taught by predominantly african-american male professionals that presently work in a multitude of fields and vocations.
Dreams Academy has three main focus areas:
- Etiquette – students will be taught and required to follow set standards for behavior, courtesy, respect, and speech towards both authority figures and their peers. This will include the implementation of a dress code as well as other protocols to be established.
- Problem Solving and Team Building – students will be taught how to work together and solve problems while interacting within a team setting and building a brotherhood within the Dreams Academy fraternity.
- Financial Literacy – students will have the opportunity to learn the basics of saving money, making money, banking, and have the opportunity to earn money through the Dreams Academy sponsorship program.
For this upcoming sessions, Shirt, tie, and casual or dress shoes required each week unless otherwise notified.
The cost for the Dreams Academy Camp is $200.00 This includes each week of activities, meals, supplies, 7 ties, Dreams Academyt-shirt, wristband, and field trips during the week 8 session, and the student’s entrance to the Dreams Academy Gala that will be held in summer of 2018.
Each student will be challenged and encouraged, by building their personal and professional networks, to seek sponsorship for various amounts. Those students who raise the most funds will be awarded great prizes. This will also make sponsors eligible for great prizes at the end of the camp!