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Mentoring

Youth Horizons / Mentoring (Page 12)

On July 14th Youth Horizon’s mentors and kids participated in our first ever paintball tournament. It was a hot day but all the boys endured the heat for the privilege to pelt another person with a paintball! In addition to paintball we also offered those in attendance a chance to shoot BB guns and to...

Medals.  Trophies.  Graduates.  Pictures.  Cookie Contest.  Bouncy Balls.  Pinwheels.  Malaysian food.  What do all these things have in common?  They were all a part of this year’s Mentoring Awards Dinner!  We had a great attendance of 173 at our dinner, which was hosted at Countryside Christian Church.  The purpose of the evening was to honor...

The ladies of Youth Horizons’ mentoring program came out on Saturday, February 25th for a fun filled day of dinner etiquette, an incredible brunch, a re-enactment of the story of Esther, and an inspiring chalk drawing, followed by sewing, scrapbooking, a skin care class, nail painting and a photo booth. Volunteers from River Community Church, Eastside...

In the mentoring program at Youth Horizons, we are often faced with the question, “What does it take to be a good mentor?” For each person who volunteers, we provide training and support to help them to be successful as a mentor. All of the people that come to our training are eager. They want...

[caption id="attachment_1555" align="alignright" width="300" caption="MaKaylie smiles as she carries her gifts. Local churches sponsor sponsor gifts for children each year. "][/caption] The Youth Horizons Christmas Concert will be held on Friday, Dec. 2, this year, at Central Community Church. The concert will begin at 7 p.m., and will feature Earnest Alexander, Dr. John Taylor and the...

The Kinloch-Price Boys Ranch now has several paintball guns. The boys in the residential program have been enjoying them out on the land, and we intend to extend the opportunity for mentors to bring their protégés out to the ranch to use them too. Any mentor who is interested in taking his or her protégé paintballing at the...

[caption id="attachment_1523" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Meredith and LaShanti go on the hayrack ride together. "][/caption] Youth Horizons’ annual Fall Festival was on Saturday, Oct. 8, at Cox Farms in Wichita. Mentors, protégés and their families were invited to go through the corn maze, eat at the cookout and spend time in the pumpkin patch. Despite Saturday’s rain, it...

[caption id="attachment_1458" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Del meets with his protege. They were part of the school-based mentoring program last year. "][/caption] Many Youth Horizons mentors ask themselves the same question: “Am I making a difference?” During the last school year, one of our mentors spent an hour a week going to a little boy’s school and playing...

Match: Vince and Hayden [caption id="attachment_1446" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Hayden and Vince pose for a photo at their one-year match anniversary. "][/caption] Matched: August 5, 2010 Church Represented: River Community Church Favorite Activities: Vince and Hayden enjoy attending sporting events together. Some of their favorites are Wichita State University Baseball and Wichita Thunder Hockey. Hayden is involved in sports at school,...