provide within such programs an atmosphere where all children, regardless of
athletic ability can flourish and grow. where the emphasis is on learning,
development skills, fostering friendship and enhancing self-esteem. where
competition is friendly and winning is secondary.
maintain a program that is manageable in size and non-threatening, so that each
child can receive as much individual attention as possible and not get lost in a
ensure that the adults in the program are committed to the virtues of patience,
gentleness and understanding, and set an example of fairness and self-control at
encourage parents and relatives to support the programs both physically頍
volunteering to work in the individual programsemotionally頴heir
presence and positive reinforcement at these activities.
provide programs not just limited to sports but other experiences both social
and spiritual to enable children to discover and develop their persons in a
friendly, spiritual and joyful atmosphere.
above all else, represent christ to our children, to their parents and to one
another and to incorporate fully christian ideals into every facet of st.
this statement and our
statement are the foundation of our cyo program. please
take a few
minutes to read these statements with your children, so everyone has a
better understanding of our program.