To provide a network of professional African American males to mentor, teach, and ultimately positively affect young black males by sowing into their manhood
Dreams academy is for young men ages 10-15. They meet on Monday evenings and the during the 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 & Image – students will be taught and required to follow set standards for behavior, courtesy, respect, and speech towards both authority figures and their peers. Hygiene has been established as a priority talking point to teach the young men how to clean themselves appropriately as their bodies are changing and maturing.
- 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 learn the basics of making and saving money, the importance of credit, as well as other banking principles.
Shirt, tie, and casual or dress shoes are required each week unless otherwise notified. The cost for the Dreams Academy Camp is $125.00 (plus $5 processing fee if using Paypal or CashApp). This includes each week of activities, meals, supplies, hygiene kit, Dreams Academy t-shirt, wristband, and field trips.