Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy
A MENTORING PROGRAM FOR GIRLS AGES 11-14
The Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is no longer accepting new members for the Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy program for the 2018-2019 school year.
About Delta Academy
The Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy (Delta Academy) is a national initiative that serves girls age 11-14. The Delta Academy provides educational and enrichment activities to girls at a crucial time in their development. A primary goal of the Delta Academy program is to prepare young girls for full participation as leaders in the 21stCentury. The program focuses on self-esteem, community service, educational achievement, leadership development, and physical & psychological well-being. Session topics include, but are not limited to:
- Self- Awareness
- Healthy Body Image
- Nutrition and Fitness
- Career Exploration
- Community Action
- Leadership Development
Click image below to watch the Delta GEMS/Delta Academy video!
Please read the following program information carefully:
::::: Program meetings :::::
All Delta Academy meetings will be held on the second OR third Saturday of the month (Please review the Delta Academy 2018-19 Calendar) at Global Prep Academy School. Global Prep Academy is located at: 2033 Sugar Grove Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46202. NEW: Delta Academy participants will be able to go off site this year on ‘field trips’ in specific months. Permission slips will be provided to participants in advance and must be signed by the parent/guardian and returned to the Delta Academy Chair.
This program will run from December 2018 through May 2019, ending in a celebration and recognition event called “Delta Youth Rocks!”
::::: Attendance :::::
Parents/Guardians of every Delta Academy participant will be required to sign their child in AND out of every meeting/session. No exceptions. Any participant having two or more absences may be asked to leave the program.
The application deadline has ended and applications are no longer being accepted.
SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT DATES:
|Deadline for Application||Friday, November 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am sharp|
Delta Academy Welcome & Introduction Meeting
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Time – 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Global Prep Academy
2033 Sugar Grove Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Should you have any questions about Delta Academy or the application process, please contact LaToya Black or Deirdre George-Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org.