Jr. Self-Discovery

Grade Levels:

Identify the Traits Needed!


of the participants are able to identify traits (Courage, Trust, Dedication, and Flexibility) associated with Leadership Effectiveness.


of the participants are able to identify Career Achievement Traits (Hope, Dedication, and Fairness) that can impact their careers.

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 2023
Program Information

Sessions Held:
Saturdays, July 23 – September 9, 2023
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 21, 2023, 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

Registration Closed