We empower Franklin County youth in grades K-12 to take a meaningful place in the 21st Century workplace by providing youth development and youth work readiness programs and activities. Services and activities are supported by evidence-based practices, utilizing research and well-recognized best practices.

The Career Zone - Virtual Experience

Due to the current pandemic, The Career Zone will now be virtual for summer 2020. Check out our website and follow us on Instagram to continue engaging with coaches, employers, and community members.

If you are interested in participating in our paid internship, see more information here!

Our Programs

We currently have programs for youth development and work readiness.

The Learning Zone - Virtual Experience

Lead the Way Learning Academy

The Learning Zone will be providing virtual learning opportunities every Tuesday at 2pm for the next couple of weeks. Check out our video to learn more! We can’t wait to connect with you. #LTWLA #TheLearningZone #youthdevelopment

Posted by Lead the Way Learning Academy on Saturday, March 21, 2020

The Summer Learning Zone is an exciting and innovative summer camp designed for children ages 6 – 13 years old. In response to the current pandemic all summer programming is virtual. Our program provides weekly home deliveries including academic enrichment, STEAM and art activities.  We offer video and Zoom sessions, fitness and hip hop dance, academic support and social emotional learning. There is a technology loan available to families as well.  All activities are designed to provide youth development and age-appropriate career exposure to enhance character and build valuable skill sets.

Complete registration form here, if you are interested in participating.