The Fraternity began Guide Right, its national social out-reach program, in 1922. Today, National Guide Right programs provide programming, role models, mentors, and financial assistance for at risk youth in communities throughout the country.
The LDAC Guide Right Program guides young men of the local community in the right direction by providing scholarships, leadership, and mentoring opportunities. Some additional attributes of the LDAC program are:
- To provide young men information on professions and career options.
- To provide help in the selection of courses leading to vocations compatible with their aptitudes, interests, and personalities.
- Assist students, while they are in training, to become started in employment, and to progress successfully in their chosen fields.
- To assist parents in the handling of their children by giving them opportunities to talk over their problems with those who know and are successful in their chosen vocations.
- To afford the less fortunate youths a respite from the drudgery of the streets through sponsored entertainment and cultural enrichment.
- To instill in youth the values of higher education, of assistance available for continued educational pursuits, scholarships, loans, professional counseling, fellowships, etc.
“Guide Right encompasses many of our youth oriented programs such as mentoring, college preparatory programs, and tutoring. However, the Flagship Initiative of the Guide Right Service Program is the Kappa Leadership Development League (Kappa League).”
The Piney Woods School’s Summer Enrichment Camp, has continuously provided students, grades 6-10 with the opportunity to acquire skills through intensive workshops since 1986. Students choose from a number of enrichment camps and classes as well as attend a variety of cultural and recreational activities, arts and crafts workshops, field trips and educational lectures. Develop students’ reading, writing and speaking skills while involved in each workshop.