SW FLORIDA CHAPTER

We are Empowering kids to overcome their obstales and chase their dreams.

Registration:
Sept. 2 - Sept. 15

Season:
Sept. 16 - Oct 25

DCC:

Oct. 26

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

An activity based character development program that functions for 6 weeks, 2 times a week at each participating school site. Designed for all skill and ability levels through a team based atmosphere to build confidence through fun games and challenges while giving them the tools to learn how to overcome their obstacles and chase their dreams.

DREAM CHASER CHALLENGE

The Dream Chaser Challenge is our end of season obstacle course challenge. As a team participants challenge the course, linking arms and encouraging one another, implementing the essence of team as they complete the challenge together. The Dream Chaser Challenge is designed for participants to recognize the importance of the right team around them in life and their ability to overcome their obstacles and chase big dreams.

CHAPTER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

A Florida native and former standout athlete in several sports during my high school career in Tampa, my husband Jose and I, and our children Nora and Antonio, have lived in Naples for the last 4 years. In that time I have developed a passion for, and am now a board member with, Girls On The Run of Collier County. In working with Girls On The Run, it has lit a fire in me to serve the community, specifically focusing on youth programs. I have a passion for health and wellness, and I regularly enter races in the community and enjoy working out both with my friends and family. I currently works at Orangetheory Fitness Naples and have also worked for the Greater Naples YMCA and the Campo Family YMCA in Tampa. While being with the YMCA and being part of their focus on youth development, I saw the need for a boys' program to complement the Girls On The Run program in Collier County. It is helping so many elementary school-aged girls, and I knew I had to provide that for boys. With my son Antonio about to enter elementary school, I knew this would be a good time to grow the options for elementary school-aged boys with a program to help them and provide extra encouragement and support.

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