Lions to offer information on youth program

Lions Clubs leadership in District 22D will offer a special information session on a social-emotional program for youth on Saturday, May 4, at the Dewey Beach Clubhouse, located at 115 McKinley Street, Dewey Beach. The program will provide an overview of the Lions Quest Program and provide samples of strategies for assisting young people in dealing with many challenges they face.

The session will begin at 10 a.m. and conclude at 2 p.m., with lunch included. The information session is specifically intended for the adult leaders of youth programs or their representatives who work with young people in either a community center program, an after-school program or a faith-based program in Sussex County or Kent County. Scout leaders, school leaders, religious leaders and other program leaders serving youth are being encouraged to register for this session or send a representative.

The Lions Quest Program is a social emotional learning program for young people from pre-K through Grade 12. The program focus is to teach children how to deal with anger and frustration, prevent negative behaviors and develop positive school behaviors that cam increase academic performance.

The Lions Quest Program contains a strong anti-bullying and anti-drug component designed to teach skills of awareness to recognize and resist tobacco and both drug and alcohol abuse. The Lions Quest Program is now part of the program in some after-school community centers, some schools and in faith-based organizations operating in Delaware. The group is hoping to partner with interested organizations and expand the Lions Quest Program to similar programs in Kent and Sussex counties, representatives said.

Those interested in attending the information program on Saturday, May 4, can register online at For more information contact Lion John Monahan at or call (914) 850-6300.