Programs

OUT OF SCHOOL PROGRAM

Every first and third Saturday during the school year
(Sept-May)

West Preparatory Institute at Charles I. West Hall – Clark County School District
  • To provide hands on training to approximately 150 youth, (grades 4-8) in the Las Vegas Community in the areas of Nutrition, Education, Health & Wellness & Leadership.
  • To encourage the students to assume responsibility for life-long learning and personal health and well-being.
  • To understand how personal nutrition, fitness and education are integrated and why it is important to maintain balance in all three areas.
  • To assist students with academic instructions in Math and Language arts grades 4th – 8th grade in support of closing the academic gap of students in need

    ACTIVITIES

    9:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m. - Nutrition:
  • Students work with a licensed dietitian/nutritionist and learn about food choices, healthy lifestyle choices and what the body needs for certain activities, both physical and mental.
  • 10:00 a. m. -11:00 a. m. - Education:
  • Students receive tutoring and integration of educational activities as they relate to the core subjects of Math and Language Arts on and evidence base software program
  • Additional instruction is designed to extend the nutrition and fitness lessons within the areas of health, anatomy and physiology.
  • 1:00am-12:00pm- Fitness:
  • Students participate in warm ups, skill drills, obstacle courses, strength training and basketball fundamentals.
  • Students set goals as they pertain to personal and team development.
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    HOOPS FOR HOPE

    Third week in July, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
    9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.

    Doolittle Gymnasium-City of Las Vegas Parks and Recreation

    ACTIVITIES

  • A three day, free basketball camp for approx. 200 student athletes in grades 4-8
  • Breakfast and lunch provided daily
  • Leadership, opportunities reinforced daily.
  • Opportunities for student athletes to develop skills as they pertain to health and wellness.
  • Participation on a basketball team including scrimmages.
  • Opportunity to meet, speak with and hear presentations from professional players, coaches from NCAA teams and the representatives from NBA.
  • STORM

    STORM meets the second and fourth Saturday of every month<

    Quiet Storm Foundation Office in Las Vegas

    GOALS

  • Provide youth with a safe and positive outlet for themselves and their peers
  • Create Youth lead activities that capture the interest of teens as community assets
  • Encourage teens to get engaged in program to develop leadership and life skills to increase their opportunities to advance as they mature into young adults
  • Provide employment training opportunities and career preparation
  • Engage youth as decision makers and gain hands on training in a variety of areas of learning
  • Provide structured activities with focus on graduation from high school, college preparation, leadership, youth development and social development
  • ACTIVITIES

  • Career Preparation
  • College Preparation
  • Social Development
  • Leadership Development
  • Community Engagement
  • Successful activity Planning & Organizational Skills Development
  • Academic and Enrichment Involvement
  • Community Service Projects
  • Communication Strategies
  • Employability Training
  • Positive Enforcement
  • Service Learning Project Development
  • Number of Student Participation
  • Over 25 Motivated Teen within the Community
  • Complete Application Online
    Click here to download the STORM application (for high school students).

    STORM meets every 2nd & 4th Saturday of the month at:

    Quiet Storm Foundation Office
    718 S. 8th Street
    Las Vegas Nevada 89101
    (702) 778 - 3315
    Meeting Time 1:00p.m.

    If you have any questions, comments, and/ or concerns, please contact the individuals below:
    Essence: STORM Adult Advisor (402)990-9474
    CeCe : STORM Leadership Coordinator (702) 788-3665
    Cathy: Quiet Storm Foundation Executive Chair (702) 378-3795

    Quiet Storm Scholarship Program

    Awarded Annually

    Las Vegas, Nevada and Students that Qualify for the Scholarship Funds

    GOALS

  • Assist High School and College Students with Academic Funding to support their College expenses
  • Encourage and Motivate Students in Continuing their Education
  • ACTIVITIES

  • Poker Tournament
  • Golf Tournament
  • Winners are Identified and Awarded
  • Number of Student Participation
  • Over 150 participants
  • Seniors/College Students (2 Separate Scholarships)
  • College Scholarship Application

    Click here to download the application (for high school students).
    Click here to download the application (for college students).

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