Helping Kids and Parents Thrive

Navigate Adolescence is a nonprofit organization devoted to providing kids and their parents the tools needed to navigate adolescence with confidence, resilience, and kindness.

 

Navigate Scholarship for Graduating Seniors

Navigate Scholarship for Graduating Seniors

Navigate Adolescence (formerly HGNA) is pleased to be able to offer a $500 community scholarship to a graduating senior.  This online application can be completed by clicking the link below.

Eligibility:

  • You are a graduating senior
  • You have attended and/or volunteered at a minimum of 2 Navigate Adolescence events
  • You have a GPA of 2.5 or above (unweighted)
  • You live within the District 99 attendance area boundaries
  • You have participated in community service activites in various areas throught your high school tenure.  Navigate Adolescence is looking for young adults who have demonstrated a desire to serve their communities, as well as take leadership roles both inside and outside of school.

NEW Deadline:
Applications should be submitted no later than Friday, May 1, 2020.  

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

 

COMPASS FOR GIRLS GRADES 4, 5 and 6

COMPASS FOR GIRLS GRADES 4, 5 and 6

Compass for Girls is a fun full-day retreat geared specifically to 4th, 5th, and 6th grade girls. Participants spend time in small group break-out sessions led by professional counselors and social workers, and engage in topics and activities such as:

  • Creating self-awareness and practicing self-acceptance
  • Tackling tricky friendship topics 
  • Learning stress-relief and mindfulness techniques
  • Enjoying action-packed team challenges

Registration Opens:
Tues., Feb. 11, 2020
9:00 AM

Program Date:
Sat., March 14, 2020
9:00 AM. to 3:15 PM

Location:
Herrick Middle School

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

 

 

STAR for GIRLS AND BOYS GRADES K-3

STAR for GIRLS AND BOYS GRADES K-3

Girls and boys, grades K-3, are invited to a half-day workshop that helps early elementary students learn how their actions impact other people. Emphasizes kindness, acceptance, and empathy, and explores problem areas in friendships such as teasing and exclusion -- all through small group instruction, creative take-homes, and play. Students participate together by grade level.

Date
Saturday, April 25, 2020

SESSION 1:
9:30 AM to 12 noon for Grades K-1

SESSION 2:
1:00 PM to 3:30 PM for Grades 2-3

Location
Indian Trail Elementary School

REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 18

Scholarships are available for all Navigate workshops.

 
 
 

YOGA for 7th AND 8th GRADERS

YOGA for 7th AND 8th GRADERS

Kids can attend one session -- or join us for the entire Pathways Yoga Series

Navigate's Pathways Yoga is a great way for kids to positively cope with stress, strengthen their physical body, and clear their mind. Sessions at Yoga Among Friends run from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with an hour of yoga followed by a half hour of snacking, socializing, and informal discussion on a themed topic. No prior yoga experience necessary!

  • Saturday, January 25
    Setting Intentions
  • Saturday, February 22
    Love
  • Saturday, March 14
    Luck/Blessings
  • Saturday, April 18
    Growth
  • Saturday, May 16
    Kindness

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Navigate Adolescence is committed to providing a supportive and positive environment for all of our workshops. As we continue to grow and expand our reach, we continue to grow and expand measures to ensure our program environment is safe—and feels safe, welcoming, and inclusive—to all participants.

Upcoming Events

Apr 18
PATHWAYS Yoga (grades 7-8)
Downers Grove
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Apr 23
Parent Education Event
Downers Grove
May 2
NEW! Navigate Family Run/Walk
Downers Grove
May 16
PATHWAYS Yoga (grades 7-8)
Downers Grove

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