Grade Level
4th 5th 6th


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. 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 your 4th-6th grader 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?

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


Summer 2020 Program Information

Sessions Held:

Saturdays, July 25 – September 12, 2020
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM or 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

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

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

Mandatory Orientation: July 14, 2020
Orientation Location: George Washington High School

2215 W. Washington Street

Check in begins at 5:30 PM