FNL Mentoring is a youth development and prevention program which matches 7th and 8th grade "protégés" from Toyon, Mark Twain, and Avery Middle Schools with older, wiser 10th-12th grade "mentors" from Calaveras and Bret Harte High Schools.
The mentors and protégés meet once a week after school for structured, supervised, and very fun activities highlighting important teen issues such as peer pressure, tobacco, drugs, alcohol, body image, cyber-bullying, resistance techniques, and self-esteem. Each week matched mentors and protégés spend one-on-one time together building a friendship that crosses age and school boundaries.
The FNL Mentoring program is almost entirely youth-led, which means that the students run the show! With the help of a few very cool adults, mentors and protégés make FNL Mentoring happen