The focus of W.B.I.T. is on academic success, social interaction, peer pressure awareness, sound decision making, physical and emotional awareness, with a specific emphasis on student- athlete, and the unique challenges they face.
Our organization is non sectarian and provides services to youth without regard to race, creed, national orgin or economic status.
Fit Kids Wellness Program:
Obesity has a profound effect on a child’s life. Obesity increases the child’s risk of numerous health problems, and it also creates emotional and social problems. Obese children are also more likely to be obese as adults, increasing their risk of serious health problems such as heart disease and stroke.
Wellness services are essential tool for improving student achievement. According to research conducted by ETR Associates, students enrolled in wellness programs reported fewer health risk factors and perform better academically compared to students who were not enrolled in such programs.
Juvenile Justice Reform
A mentoring program for troubled teens, providing inspiration and guidance to help break the cycle of incarceration and recidivism that plagues our communities.
Our fitness component offers fun filled activities while improving physical fitness, which is critical to living a healthy lifestyle. Our activities include but are not limited to: basketball, jump roping, dodge ball, lacrosse, football and much more.
Our Leadership Program was developed and designed for the prevention of delinquency risk behaviors, strive to decrease substance use and promote participation in a community service, in order that participants gain skills to enrich their lives and improve their community. The program will also serve to develop leadership and role model skills by attending scheduled meetings and leadership training sessions.
Student- Athlete Consulting
Student- Athletes are expected to do well in both the classroom and their respective sport. The purpose of this guide is to provide the SA’s, their family and coaches with pertinent information that will help SA’s avoid making bad decisions, understanding the expectations from the SA’s and much more!
The Mentoring Program was designed to provide youth with skills necessary to set them self apart from their peers. Our goal is to give the youth we come into contact with the skills necessary to make the right decisions, when faced with a tough delima. Also, to show participants how to be more affective mentors.
Student- Athlete Symposium
This unique symposium was created as a guide to assist high school student athletes through the murky waters of becoming an even more celebrated athlete. It’s also a crash course of do’s and dont’s to help the participants transition successfully at all levels.
Learn first hand how and what avenues these speakers took to get where they are today. These are real and inspiring stories of hope and change, which we anticipate will motivate and uplift the participants.
Anti Bullying Initiative
Bullying is a common experience for many children. Children who are bullied experience real suffering that can interfere with social and emotional development, as well as school performance. If your child and or student becomes withdrawn, depressed or reluctant to go to school…please contact our office!
Slam Dunking Illiteracy
Literacy is a tool we use everyday of our lives. Whether filling out a job application, choosing from a restaurant menu or simply reading a good book. Research shows that children who enter school lacking basic reading skills, tend to fall behind. Leading to poor academic achievement, high drop out rates and more often a lifetime of struggle. Our reading initiative is designed for pre-k, through third graders.
Areas of Focus:
- Youth Incarceration
- Sports Games/Teams
- Interaction with parents/teachers/peers
- Peer Pressure
- Health and Wellness
- Student-Athlete Consulting
Please Contact Us to request additional information on any of our programs and scheduling an event at your school or organization.