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About Us

JACKSON Youth Program aims to inspire a generation of strong, brave and intelligent girls. We engage in this work through the instruction of creative programming, in a safe and nurturing environment while teaching the independence, accountability and personal responsibility that all girls need to succeed.​

“Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That’s what little girls are made of; the heck with sugar and spice.” — Bethany Hamilton

Our Mission

Our Mission

The mission of JACKSON Youth Program is to support the social and emotional development of youth ages 8-15 through the art of creative expression.


Our Purpose

The purpose of JACKSON Youth Program is to prepare girls to lead a life of confidence, responsibility and personal fulfillment.

Our Philosophy

By cultivating a supportive, nurturing, and safe environment for girls to engage in different art forms for creative expression, girls will become more confident, thus strengthening personal habits of success.


Our Goals

To provide each girl with excellent care that is beneficial in her physical, emotional, personal, and academic development by:

  • Engaging in activities that increase self-awareness, self-esteem, and confidence

  • Interactions with peers that assist in developing increased social skills

  • Providing culturally competent adult supervision from caring staff that understand the needs and barriers faced by the girls, and encourage growth through challenging the girls to excel

  • Maintaining a high level of expectations for youth’s future accomplishments both personally and academically 

We Need Your Support Today!

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