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LACK OF SUMMER PROGRAM IN POOR NEIGHBORHOODS

lack of summer program in poor neighborhoods

BROKEN WINDOW EFFECT

Broken Window Effect

ROY GONZALEZ, DIRECTOR

A self-described “rebel with a pen”, Roy Gonzalez has created brilliant, mind-blowing art since his youth on the cutting edge of extreme sports. Championship surfer, freethinker and fashionista, Roy has fused satirical commentary into a world where the music, waves and politics collide. Vivid and humorous, Roy represents the best of the underground art world that inspired

SUP PLASTIKI AND THE MONGOOSE

Mongoose Cup: March 8,2014 at Baby Beach, from 9 am to 3 pm on the second weekend during the celebration of Dana Point Whale Festival. The event coordinator gives us a booth free of charge. At this event, we design and build a stand up paddle board made of gallon size plastic water bottles. We

TRAINING PRIOR TO BEACH PROGRAM

Training classes need to be an Explorer and lifeguards prior to the beginning of the summer program Anti Bully Class: learn skills to spot, detect, intervene, stop, correct the negative active and develop a respectful attitude. Then notify a lifeguard or program director of the situation. GO considers this as a key skill needed to

GO’S SUMMER LEARN TO SWIM & BEACH PROGRAM

The Summer Program 120 HOURS 4 WEEKS, 3 DAY A WEEK Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 24 HOURS OF SWIM INSTRUCTION ( we consider this a life skill) Class are taught in condo community pools from 8 am to 10 am. Age levels start  at 4 years old to 18 years old. 4 one half hour classes

COASTAL CLEAN UP

September 21, 2014 from 8 am  to 12:30 pm. Coastal Clean Up http://www.coastal.ca.gov/publiced/ccd/join.html Great Opportunities joins with the effort of the City of San Juan Capistrano to clean the the local creeks. The San Juan Capistrano Rotary provides a tasty BBQ for the kids at the end of the event. There are other organization that have

GO’S CHRISTMAS PARTY!

GO’s Christmas Party, December 6, 2014, 11 am to 3 pm *Our event is held on the same day as the City’s Christmas event. Our Christmas event is held in community parks in the areas we service. Booths are available for other local community service organization to share their mission with  the community for *free. GO’s Lifeguards

CODE OF CONDUCT!

Code of Conduct: The progressive steps of discipline are as follows: 1. When a minor discipline situation occurs, the student will be counseled about the situation and given an explanation of what behavior change is expected. A Great Opportunities director will give this counseling. 2. When a subsequent incident occurs, the student will be asked to take

EARTH DAY.

Our organization celebrates Earth Day the Saturday following April 22nd. The event is 4 hour long on April 26, 2014 in the neighborhoods we service. We supply the children and volunteers with plastic bags, gloves, GO t-shirt and instructions not to pick up drug paraphernalia or any other dangerous trash. Before we begin we have a