Our mission is to foster youth engagement that enables community enrichment through a variety of evidence-based learning, programs, and activities designed to avert negative social and health outcomes.
Our vision is to enlighten and build stronger children within communities
The Papa House is an organization focused on youth substance prevention and mental health services.
The Papa House offers social and recreational activities throughout the year. Outings to sporting events and amusement parks provide youth, their families and mentors an opportunity to connect and have fun. All activities are provided free of charge.
Camp D.E.A.N a (Determination, Enthusiasm, Achieving New Levels) is a weekend substance prevention and mentoring program for youth. This transformational weekend camp engages youth 12-17 in fun, traditional camp activities combined with educational and support sessions led by mental health professionals and trained adult mentors. Adolescents attend a
transformational weekend camp. Youth ages 12-17 participate in fun, traditional camp activities combined with educational and support sessions led by mental health professionals and trained adult mentors. Mindfulness exercises such as deep breathing, stretching, yoga, and wilderness hikes are incorporated into camp activities. Through these activities, youth learn critical coping skills that can be used to manage difficult emotions and stress. We provide a safe and supportive environment where youth can connect with peers and caring adult mentors. At Camp D.E.A.N. youth build confidence and learn life skills to avoid risky behaviors and embrace healthy alternatives. All camp activities are provided free of charge.
Mentoring is one key to the success of the Papa House. Through these mentoring relationships, youth develop social skills and a stronger support network that can benefit them throughout their lives.
We are dedicated to improving the lives of those in our community. Your contribution today helps us make a difference.
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