We believe the most effective way to implement positive
youth development programs and bring about lasting improvements
in school climate is to equip educators with research-based
materials and strategies that address the critical issues
facing youth today. This belief is the foundation that
informs Lions Quest program curricula and professional
Lions Quest features three developmentally appropriate
Skills for Growing: K-5
The Lions Quest Skills for Growing is a comprehensive
program that integrates character education, social
and emotional learning, drug and bullying prevention,
and service-learning. The program includes thematic
teaching units that helps create a positive classroom
environment and establishes a foundation and understanding
of SEL skills and opportunities for reflection and practice
of these skills.
Skills for Adolescence: Grades 6-8
Lions Quest Skills for Adolescence is a comprehensive
life skills and prevention program that helps middle
school youth, parents and teachers cope with the physical,
emotional and social challenge of early adolescent years.
Program focuses on important competencies like positive
social attitudes, respect and responsible decision making,
and prevention of negative behaviors including violence,
drugs and alcohol.
Skills for Action: Grades 9-12
Skills for Action is the high school component
of Lions Quest. The innovative and flexible curriculum
moves beyond the classroom to offer a flexible program
that delivers increased understanding of social and
emotional learning (SEL) to young adults and the demands
of the 21st century workplace. This program revolves
around use of a service learning "Skills Bank"
component to implement effective SEL and school-to-work
competencies in the classroom and guides them toward
active citizenship and engagement.
Skills for Adolescence for Out-of-School Time (SFA
Skills for Adolescence for Out-of-School Time
is adapted from Lions Quest's highly-rated middle school
curriculum to provide staff with a positive youth development
program that meets the unique demands of out-of-school
Lions Quest supports school-community partnerships
by linking local schools with the largest service organization
in the world - Lions Clubs International.