• To intervene in the lives of young people through early identification and intervention
  • To provide a safe place for youth to belong and interact with supportive adults and develop pro-social attitudes and healthy behaviors that will translate into better school performance
  • To reduce involvement in risky behaviors and improve the overall well-being of the youth in our community
  • To provide opportunities for youth to show that they care-about others and about society
  • To support the development of youth's knowledge in a variety of ways, including: tutoring, sports, the arts, vocational education, service learning, gang prevention training, character development, and mentoring

"The ultimate goal of our organization is to help youth achieve the necessary skills to make a safe and healthy transition into adulthood."


After School
Community Involvement
Summer Camp


  • After School Programs
  • Computer Training
  • Youth Mentoring
  • K-12 Tutorial Services
  • Community Outreach
  • Host Public/Private Gatherings
  • Health and Wealth Events
  • Job Search & Resume Improvement
  • Expermental Learning Activities
  • Leadership Development
  • Gang Resistance Education
  • Indoor & Outdoor Recreation


Somerset County


Today we celebrate history. This is the first time that the Town of Princess Anne and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore have ventured into a joint project of this magnitude. We also celebrate the first youth center ever to be constructed in the Town of Princess Anne, and lastly we celebrate the man for whom the building is named, Mr. Garland R. Hayward, Sr..

Dr. Joseph Arumala approached Commissioner Garland Hayward, Sr. advising him of a $340,000 grant that bad been awarded to the University from the Department of Housing & Urban Development’s (HUD) Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) Program and questioned the best way these funds could benefit the Town of Princess Anne. The Town had also been.....