CommUNITY Pod is designed to help young men from 4th – 8th grade build positive relationships within themselves, their family, and their community.

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In its mission to ensure that EVERY CHILD WINS! Lowcountry Youth Services has designed a program that helps young boys (from 4th – 8th grade in the Charleston peninsula) nurturetheir relationships with themselves and others by connecting them to a healthy atmosphere surrounded by positive mentors and peers. This program also strives to improve their relationship between their community and law enforcement through fun activities and service projects.

This transformative experience is made possible through our multiple partnerships with the City of Charleston Police Department, The LENS Foundation, R3 Mentoring, SC Mentors Technical Assistance, and Lowcountry Black Parents Association.

2 hours per session
2 monthly sessions / 22 sessions annually
Young men from 4th – 8th grade
1 Adult male facilitator
11 Pod Meetings
12 Service opportunity activities / Fun outing

Pod Meeting
Designed for facilitating training and conversations centered on subjects specific to the youth and focused on three key areas:

  • Building Positive Relationships
    • Anti-Bullying
    • Identifying positive relationships
    • Coping with traumatic situations
  • The Me I Want to Be
    • Self-Love/Appreciation
    • Overcoming Obstacles
    • Drug Awareness/Use Prevention
    • Making Wise Choices
  • College and Career Readiness
    • Study Skills
    • Identifying and pursuing your dream career
    • Communicating with teachers and school personnel

Service Opportunity or Fun Outing

  • Service Opportunities
    • These are opportunities to get the attendees together to complete a volunteer activity in their community. These opportunities will allow them to see themselves as members of the community and change the way the community sees them.
      • Types of activities
        • Neighborhood clean ups
        • Helping an elderly neighbor with landscaping or housing needs
        • Re-stocking a food pantry
        • Clothing drives
  • Fun Outings
    • These are activities that allow young people to just let their hair hang out and have some fun.
      • Types of activities
        • Sports Days
        • Attending games/concerts/theater plays
        • Cookouts
        • Game Trucks
        • Board Game Days
        • Offsite trips

If you have a question that has not been answered in this section, please CONTACT US with your question and we will get back to you promptly. Thank you for your consideration and we look forward to meeting your child and family.

(843) 375-6474
PO Box 62215
North Charleston, SC 29483