Program Area: Youth Development
Location: Southeast Missouri
Elevate self-esteem, confidence, and self -improvement through educational training
Empower youth and communities through education and cultural experience
Prevention of substance abuse (illegal drugs, alcohol, tobacco) and teen pregnancy preventionLincoln University Youth Development Kids' Beat program has more than 1000 enrolled students that participate in a variety of activities. Activities promote leadership development, conflict resolution, self-esteem, interpersonal relationships, and assist in the acquisition and application of knowledge and resources.
Students enrolled in the program learn about many topics including, but not limited to: social competencies, problem solving, verbal and written skills, and academic excellence.
Impact: An important part of the mission of Lincoln University is to enrich and empower youth in a geographically and economically depressed area. Kids' Beat inspires students to reach their fullest potential through education and preventive activities.
For more information contact:
Program Assistant II
Lincoln University Cooperative Extension
Rt D and River Rd
Lilbourn, MO 63862
Phone: (573) 688-2824