YMCA Project Cornerstone
80 Saratoga Ave, Santa Clara, 95051
80 Saratoga Ave, Santa Clara, 95051 Directions
There are a variety of Project Cornerstone programs for middle school students and ways in which parents and schools may support students during these formative years:
Middle School Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Curriculum
Middle School is a time of significant social and emotional development. Volunteers are trained to deliver monthly Middle School SEL curriculum to students, with the goal of:
For parent volunteers, the benefits of engaging in this program include:
The following links provide an overview of the Middle School Social and Emotional Learning curriculum.
Middle School Clubs and Activities
Project Cornerstone also consults with schools to engage middle school youth through lunchtime, before, and after school clubs and activities including Book Club, FUNVisors, Zen Lounge, Open Studio, and other engaging opportunities. See our "Middle School Activities and Clubs" document for more information.
For students in grades 4-8, this youth leadership program empowers students to combat bullying and peer abuse. Select "Expect Respect" in the sidebar to the right to learn more about this program.