Middle/High School

Teen Empowerment programs

Mayors Ambassadors
The Mayor’s Ambassadors are middle school youth who want to make a difference in unique, personal ways and set a good example as positive role models. More information and application here.

Youth Advisory Board
Join high school students who model and encourage a positive lifestyle while advising the Chesapeake R U Ready? coalition on matters related to teens.  More information and application here.

Teen Educational Classes​

Virginia Teens and the Law is a law-related program that teaches students and parents about Virginia’s laws and consequences of violating the law.  Individual parent and student sessions will be conducted by local law enforcement officers.

S.H.E.L.L. (Safe, Healthy, Ethical, Lifelong Lessons) Classes is a four part series of classes that offers information on the following:

  • Empowerment – will give teens the tools needed to do the right thing and make good, conscious decisions.

  • Drugs and Alcohol – will discuss the facts about drugs and alcohol and their effects on the developing adolescent brain and body.

  • Healthy Dating – discusses dating as it pertains to teens.

  • Internet Safety - learning to use the internet in informative and yet safe ways.

For any of these programs or classes contact-(757) 382-2226

​So You're 18


Kid’s Priority One (a variety of resources)

Driver Education

Victim & Survivor resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)


Preparing for Middle School, High School, and College