Boys Alive is an exciting eight-week programme designed for boys 8-12 years old. It's a space for boys who may be dealing with behavioural challenges, or facing issues related to anger, emotions, relationships, communication, and self-esteem. Join us on this journey of personal growth and camaraderie.
Empowering Boys Through Fun and Learning
Our programme offers a dynamic experience that combines learning and excitement. Here's what you can expect:
- Age-Appropriate Activities: Tailored for boys aged 8-12, our weekly after-school sessions run for 2.5 hours, providing a mix of education and action.
- Three Adventure-Packed Days: In addition to the weekly sessions, we have three special activity days, including an action packed overnight camp.
- Building Relationship Skills: Through group activities, we focus on building essential relationship skills that empower the boys to connect with their own thoughts, emotions, and actions.
What Parents and Caregivers Have to Say
Here are some testimonials from parents and caregivers who have seen the positive impact of Boys Alive:
- "He has taken on board the strategies taught – especially personal responsibility."
- "My boy has been a lot better behaved since completing the course."
- "He now talks about his anger and is far more affectionate… this has only started since joining Boys Alive."
- "The facilitators are very easy to talk to and always available for advice."
- "Fantastic programme, it has certainly helped our boy on his journey towards being more positive and less aggressive with conflict."
- "He has loved every minute of Boys Alive."
In Boys' Words
Boys Alive: The Boys' Perspective
If you're in year 4-8, Boys Alive is your gateway to making friends and having a blast. Here's what you can look forward to:
- Fun-Filled Wednesdays: Join us for eight Wednesdays after school, where you'll spend 2.5 hours playing games, sharing jokes, and enjoying delicious food.
- Magic and More: Learn a few magic tricks that will leave your friends amazed while also exploring how to tackle challenges like anger, teasing, and bullying.
- Adventure Awaits: Get ready for three whole days off school, including an exciting activity day and an overnight camp. It's going to be awesome!
Building Bonds with Parents and Caregivers
Parents and caregivers play an essential role in Boys Alive. You're invited to join us every week for part of our session and on week four and week eight for some special moments:
- Week Four: Play games and have fun with the boys, building connections and sharing in the joy.
- Week Eight: On the last night of the programme, gather around the Boys Alive bonfire. It's a chance for your boy to be affirmed by fellow participants, and for you to publicly affirm him as well. Share a meal to mark the end of the Boys Alive experience.
How to Book
Join Us on This Exciting Journey
To embark on the Boys Alive adventure, please get in touch with our youth team at Man Alive by calling 09 835-0509 ext. 812. We'll arrange a meeting to provide you with a comprehensive programme explanation and help determine if Boys Alive is the right fit for you.
Boys Alive, an eight-week programme for boys aged 8-12, offers a unique blend of fun and learning. Designed to address behavioural challenges and encourage personal growth, it's a space for boys to develop essential life skills. Parents and caregivers also play a crucial role in this journey, sharing in the joy of the Boys Alive experience. To learn more and enrol your child, contact our youth team at Man Alive. It's an opportunity for boys to make friends, and tackle life's challenges with support and camaraderie.