Positive Young Teens is a non profit 501c3 organization based in Metro Atlanta, GA. Our target population is young people in middle and high school who seek to sharpen their skills, become extraordinary role models and contributing young adults.
At PYT leadership is a way of life. Through innovative opportunities and experiences, we provide enrichment and empowerment in the areas of teamwork, leadership, character development and community service.
Our curriculum is rich, diverse and non traditional. Interactive workshops, overnight retreats and wilderness experiences are just a few of the opportunities that allows for hands on learning, creative engagement and ongoing skill development.
Areas of Focus
When I picked my daughter from her first day of 8th grade, my usual (enthusiastically delivered) question of “how was your day?” was met with her usual (indifferently delivered) “fine.” Come on! It’s the first day, for crying out loud! Give me something to work with,...
Building relationships with teens is a delicate balance. As a mother of five (age 7 to 27), I know it's not easy. One day you feel like the parent of the year and the next you're over thinking everything. Over the years I made some mistakes with my children. I've...
Predictable rhythms are important for teens, giving them anchor points in their days and weeks. Odds are that you already have some sort of rhythm in your life. Even something as simple as bath time, pajamas, brushing teeth, story time is a bedtime routine that...
1) Learn about the issue Media attention on bullying and cyberbullying is increasing rapidly. The more informed and better educated you are, the more effective you can be in impacting the problem. Attend a workshop with Positive Young Teens, share your experiences...