Stand Strong

Stand Strong is a 12-week interactive character development program focusing on the core values of Teamwork, Fairness, Courage, Determination, and Responsibility.

The Stand Strong curriculum includes a number of field trips where students engage in fun activities centered on the aspects of character. For example, our “Play on the Parquet” activity at the TD Garden focuses on the development of Teamwork.

Student Objectives


Recognize the positive character elements of Teamwork, Courage, Fairness, Determination, and Responsibility powerfully displayed in athletics – as well as embodied in family, friends, and within themselves


Show knowledge and understanding of the selected character traits through writing, discussion, and artwork


Master the character traits through field trips, activities, and community service projects that are both individual and team based

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