Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy
A MENTORING PROGRAM FOR GIRLS AGES 11-14
The Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is proud to announce the opening of the Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy program for the 2017-2018 year; and we are now accepting new members!
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 Academy/Delta GEMS video!
Please read all of the following program information carefully:
::::: Program meetings :::::
All Delta Academy meetings will be held on the third Saturday at Global Prep Academy (2033 Sugar Grove Ave), from 9am-12pm of each month, unless otherwise noted. The program will run from October 2017 through May 2018, ending in a celebration and recognition event.
::::: Attendance :::::
Parents/Guardians of every Delta Academy participant will be required to sign their child in at every meeting. Any participant having two or more absences may be asked to leave the program.
Parent Guardian Forms – Very Important – Please Read!!!
Parents/Guardians for NEW and RETURNING participants must complete the ‘Parent/Guardian Forms’ by hand and return them to the Delta Academy Chairperson, LaToya Black, at the Welcome Event & Delta Academy Retreat on Saturday, October 28, 2017 (click the link below). No documents that require a parent or guardian signature can be submitted electronically.
All application materials must be completed by Friday, October 13, 2017 (NO EXCEPTIONS)!
SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT DATES:
|Deadline for Application||Friday, October 13, 2017|
|Delta Academy Welcome Event and Retreat||Saturday, October 28, 2017
Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm
Global Prep Academy
2033 Sugar Grove Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46202