Adventure Mentoring Program | AMP

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Term Based Weekly Program (Terms 1-4)

Aims

Regular engagement in a GOTYA Mentoring has shown boys to:

  • Develop stronger, more effective social skills

  • More effectively manage emotions

  • Lessen aggressive behaviours

  • Feel more contained & safe

  • Meaningfully engage in counselling (where relevant)

Details

  • Groups of 4

  • Weekly 3-hour sessions

  • Same Leader each week

Locations 

Mentoring programs run in the following areas:

  • Bunyip

  • Garfield

  • Drouin

  • Warragul

  • Trafalgar

  • Moe

  • Morwell

 

Activities

GOTYA customise activities based on the needs and/or interests of the young person. Examples of mentoring activities:

  • Skateboarding, scooter riding at local skateparks

  • Swimming at local pools, rivers, lakes

  • Hanging out with the GOTYA dogs

  • Fishing

  • Canoeing

  • Campfire cooking

  • Exploring the bush

 

Professional Fees

  • Term Program: $220/week (incl. GST)

  • All inclusive - transport, activities, catering, equipment

 

Schools

  • GOTYA staff liaise with schools to arrange pick-up of young people

  • Local schools are overwhelmingly supportive of our programs

 

Age Groups

  • Mentoring Programs run in the following age groups:

    • Little Blokes | 8 - 11

    • Young Blokes | 12 - 14

    • Teen Blokes | 15 - 18

 

Funding Streams

Programs can be funded by the following agencies: 

  • Schools, NDIS, Orange Door, DFFH/CP, Family Service Agencies

Full Day Option

Some boys benefit from engaging in the Mentoring Program a day per week (6 hours). GOTYA offer limited places in this program each term. ​​Group size - 1:1 or 1:2

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