This one-day event is focused on building protective factors and challenging the growth of 7th and 8th grade female students. The Grow GatHERing is a piece of a larger action plan aimed at reducing substance use, promoting mental health, and building resilience in Park Hill area youth.
The event will happen on:
Saturday, September 9th, 2023
9:30 am-3 pm (Check in opens at 9:00)
LEAD Innovation Center
7201 N Line Creek Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64151
This event will be held on September 9th , 2023 - check in begins at 9, the event kicks off promptly at 9:30.
The Grow GatHERing will be utilizing the LEAD Innovation Center of Park Hill School District. The address is 7201 N Line Creek Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64151. We are thankful to Park Hill School District for allowing us to utilize this beautiful facility.
7th or 8th grade female students in the 23-24 school year are invited to attend. While the event is intended to reach youth in the Park Hill area, students from other areas can also register.
Attendees will attend sessions that are designed for middle school students. No lectures are allowed! We expect you to laugh, learn, play and grow through the big group sessions, workshop breakouts, and connecting with others.
Snacks and a pizza lunch will be provided. If you have an allergy or aversion to pizza, please pack your own lunch.
The event will begin promptly at 9:30 am. Check in for the day will open at 9 am. The event will end at 2pm but parents of registered students are invited to join the parent session at 2:15 pm to preview the content covered, get a Grow GatHERing parent/child discussion guide, and learn more about supporting your participant. Thanks for helping ensure your student is picked up on time.
The $13 registration fee covers the cost of the event, a pizza lunch, snacks and giveaways.
If financial assistance is needed, Park Hill CAFY is able to provide a $10 fee waiver (bringing the cost to just $3). Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your request for a fee waiver.
The content and event is designed to be fun and engaging for middle school students while also building in the essential protective factors of:
Snacks will be provided but if you have any special dietary needs, you might want to pack your own. For those who love to write/draw as they learn, bring a pen and notepad..
Definitely. 7th and 8th Grade Middle school female students are invited to attend, they just need to register!
The day will include fun activities and we will be up and moving. Wear attire that is comfortable and allows you to be active.
This event is hosted by Park Hill Community Alliance for Youth. We are a coalition of individuals and agencies working together to reduce substance use, promote mental health, and build resilience in Park Hill area youth. CAFY implements strategies targeting local problems and developed the idea for this event based on the data that shows youth substance use increases in 9th grade. The Grow GatHERing is just one part of many initiatives we are working to help our area youth. Park Hill CAFY is a part of the Northland Prevention Network and receives support and technical assistance for Tri-County Mental Health Services.
CAFY’s Program Director is Ashley Halter and she can be reached at email@example.com.
Park Hill CAFY is seeking sponsors and donations to help cover various program costs (such as facility fees, swag, food, attendee fee waivers, and workshop speakers) and giveaways for the attendees. Learn more about our sponsorship levels HERE