Jr. Self-Discovery

Grade Levels:

Identify the Traits Needed!


of participants were able to identify the educational traits (being Focused, being Committed, being Positive) of good study habits upon completion.


were able to identify what community services and giving back to community looks like.

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of participants were able to identify character traits (Responsibility, Concentration, Discipline) that are tied to post-secondary and career success by end of program.

Jr. Self-Discovery / Career Exploration Project (JR. SDCE)

What do I want to be when I grow up?
You are never too young to start thinking and planning for your future career! Jr. Self-Discovery/Career Exploration Project is a program designed for 4th- 6th graders that will help them identify their interests, values, personality and start them on their career path NOW. Indianapolis Youth Development students will interact with their peers and skilled facilitators to equip themselves with the tools for success, in school, in work and in life.
This exciting program will help 4th-6th graders discover:
  • Who am I?
  • How do I connect with the world?
  • How can I prepare for my future?
  • How can I decide who to follow?
  • How do I show regard for others?
  • How do I make a difference?

Summer 2024
Program Information

Sessions Held:
Saturdays, July 20 – September 7
9:00 – 11:00 AM
12:00 – 2:00 PM

Center for Leadership Development
2425 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street

Program Fee: $25*
*Program fees are non-refundable

Mandatory Orientation:
June 25, 2024, 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Weekly Topics

Session 1 – Understanding Who I Am:  Beginning Our Journey of Self-Discovery

Session 2 – Connecting with the World: Recognizing Healthy Home Family and Relationships

Session 3 – Learning for a Lifetime: Defining Successful Learning Behaviors

Session 4 – Preparing for My Future: Defining Successful Learning Behaviors

Session 5 – Deciding Who to Follow: Recognizing Leadership Qualities

Session 6 – Regarding Others: Comparing Ethics, Manners and Etiquette

Session 7 – Staying Well and Fit: Practicing Healthy Habits

Session 8 – Making a Difference: Describing Community Involvement