The Young Champion program has been affecting and
influencing students lives for over 50 years in inner city Indy. Two
other organizations in the city have overseen the program in the past.
They were Area Youth Ministry and Shepherd Community.
However, Urban Youth Ministry of Greater Indianapolis since 2009 took
over the YC program and has been continuing to teach POSITIVE VALUES to
live by and changing lives. Our staff goes where the open doors are
available. Public Schools, YMCA and Boys &
Girls Clubs are some of the places we serve students through afterschool
programs. We are grateful for the opportunity given us to make a
difference in our city and teach children positive values to live by.
The mental health of children is at stake. They are
our future leaders.
To help elementary, middle and high school students to prosper in their lives by making positive choices and developing good character.
Young Champions classes are held weekly during regular school hours. Students attend group classes in
their respective schools. Classes are divided by age and sex to provide a comfortable environment for
learning. The Young Champions program specializes in working with at-risk students.
The Young Champions program uses the Behavior 100 curriculum.
Behavior 100 Curriculum Objectives: