Five Reasons Your Kids Should Learn Golf This Summer

Categories: Blog, Character Education, Events, Healthy Habits, Life Skills, The First Tee Nine Core Values

Summer is almost here, which means you may be wondering how to fill your child’s time while school is out. This summer, consider an activity that keeps your child active while learning values and life skills that will help them at school and at home: GOLF. Here are 5 Reasons Your Kids Should L...

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Golf is Fun. Here’s Why:

Categories: Blog, Character Education, Life Skills, Programs

More than 70% of chapter participants return to our programs. And 90% of our alumni say they’re lifelong golfers. How have we hooked them on the sport of golf? What keeps them coming back? Golf is fun! 5 Ways we make golf fun 1. Friends & social Experiences Kids participate as a class wher...

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5 Steps for Helping Youth Overcome Shyness

Categories: Blog, Character Education, Life Skills

For many kids and teens, meeting new people is intimidating. What you may not know is for most people, shyness is a learned behavior. Currently, as many as 40 to 60% of adults report being shy. Effective meeting and greeting is a basic communication and social skill that can help build confidence ...

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What Does it Mean to be a Part of a Go-To Team?

Categories: Life Skills

Having the support of a Go-To Team is vital in pursuing goals and dealing with challenges. We all need the support of other people both on and off the golf course. One of the life skills youth discover at The First Tee, is how to build a Go-To Team. BUILDING A GO-TO TEAM “If you cannot &helli...

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