CCM Leadership Academy is a city-wide, eight week summer enrichment program that serves youth / teens ages 6 -16. The program targets inner-city youth and preps them for academic success while developing them physically, socially, emotionally as leaders.
Mornings feature rotating sessions on money management, communication/public speaking, sports & fitness, computer 101, and literacy (scholastic summer bundle books, grammar lessons, weekly spelling test, bi-weekly oral spelling bee). Following lunch, the sessions feature African dance, Positive Movement hip/hop dance, African drumming, Arts & crafts, Choir, and leadership development/team building.
The participants swim once each week and attend weekly field trips on Friday. The teens participate in weekly service learning projects, college readiness and college tours.
CCM Leadership Academy operates Monday through Friday from 7:00 am until 4:00 pm. Working parents are given a hour courtesy to pick their youth or teen up from the program. To apply for this program download the CCM app 2019.