What We Do - Mission and Initiatives
Thrive Clermont’s programs
for Teenagers in South Lake County
Held on a School Holiday in Fall
With presenting partner: Boys & Girls Clubs of Lake and Sumter Counties
Building on the success of previous Teen Summits, we will grow this all day personal development conference. The Teen Summit offers attendees the opportunity to try new things and learn new skills in a fun and entertaining day. Please click the link below for a description and photos of Teen Summit 2016 and 2017.
Teen Summit 2017
“My son LOVED it! He’s yaking my ear off” – Debbie Stewart
Summer Teen Popups
In partnership with local businesses, we organize small group meetups in the Historic Downtown and Waterfront Park areas to connect Teens with social, hobby and recreational interests. These Popups are a low cost / low commitment opportunity to try a new activity or hobby.
For more information about Summer PopUps in 2017 Click here
Stay Tuned for information on 2018 Summer PopUps!
One Day Closer – College Prep Series
With supporting partners:
Community Foundation of South Lake & Sylvan Learning Center
This Series supports South Lake County students in planning for and navigating the college application/financial aid process. Sessions include:
- SAT/ACT Test Prep
- How to research and evaluate colleges
- Navigating the financial aid maze
- Open help sessions with experienced guidance counselors
Congratulations to our 2017 Scholarship recipients!
TEEN ADVISORY COUNCIL (TAC)
Thrive Clermont’s Teen Advisory Council (TAC) will play a critical role in the planning and implementation of the 2018 Initiatives as well as assisting in the development of future programming. TAC applications are being accepted on our website ThriveClermont.org. This unique volunteer opportunity is open to any teen ages 13 or older that have not yet graduated from high school. We have a few spaces left so get involved today!