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Kinloch Price Boys Ranch Update   [caption id="attachment_19264" align="alignright" width="300"] KPBR training session[/caption] Regular training is essential for staff at Kinloch Price Boys Ranch. There, Youth Horizons serves about 25 foster care youth who require nurturing, empathy and skilled intervention strategies to overcome adverse life circumstances. Recently, YH President Robert Garner and Risa Rehmert, Director of Program Development,...

A New Addition to The Mentoring Team Hello, I am Kimberly Collins. I recently joined the Youth Horizons Family as a Mentor Coach. Before this, I worked for USD 259 for 8 1/2 years as a Paraeducator at Mayberry Cultural and Fine Arts Magnet School. I am an Associate Minister at Tabernacle Bible Church under the...

A Community Partner Thank You   [caption id="attachment_19216" align="alignleft" width="363"] Mentor and protégé at botanica gardens.[/caption] We want to thank Botanica, The Wichita Gardens, for again providing Youth Horizons' Mentor-Protégé Matches with free tickets to the annual Illuminations show. Our Matches often express excitement and gratitude after attending the show. YH is grateful for our partnership with Botanica. Especially...

Personnel Update from the President Greetings, There is so much excitement happening at Youth Horizons. Most of the excitement stems from the development of a committed staff and a new leadership team. God’s favor on the organization is so apparent. We continue to focus on what matters most even in the midst of COVID. My Pastor often says,...

Aiming for Mentoring Success   A good indicator of Mentor-Protege success is common interest. For example, if the Mentor and Protégé both enjoy the same hobby that shared passion will strengthen their bond and time together. Take Matt Hampton and Tristan. They've been matched for more than five years. Their mutual hobby is trap shooting. They are...

New Programming at KPBR   Our boys out at Kinloch Price Boys Ranch have been enjoying the start of their school year. One of the highlights for them has been the new physical education program, led by Mark Washington, the new Activities Coordinator. The boys have participated in a football tire toss challenge, basketball lessons, and even...

Pour Cup Painting Class, August 3   [caption id="attachment_19059" align="alignleft" width="300"] Matches participating in paint event.[/caption] Youth Horizons monthly art classes for mentors and proteges continued in August with pour cup painting, thanks to our partners at CityArts. In July the class was conducted through a virtual Zoom meeting but this month we returned to the facility in...

CAYM Mentoring Program Training   [caption id="attachment_19023" align="alignleft" width="300"] Donnovan Karber, CAYM National Field Director[/caption] Youth Horizons’ Mentoring Program is enjoying updated training during a time of transition. This training is being provided by The Christian Association of Youth Mentoring (CAYM). CAYM supports faith-based, youth-mentoring organizations across the country. Its training focuses on best practices, relationship-building, overcoming mentoring...