Three-time Daytime Emmy Award winner and television host, two-time best-selling author and celebrated radio host steve harvey kicks off his 8th annual steve harvey Mentoring Program for Young Men National Camp today through June 12th. Hosted by the Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation, the camp invited 220 fatherless young men, bringing them in from across the country, to Camp Grace in Roberta, Georgia to participate in an informative, interactive and transformative mentoring camp experience.
Harvey, along with a prominent group of military officers, community leaders, professional athletes and successful businessmen, including CEO of Choice Hotels International, Inc., Steve Joyce and former NBA shooting guard Duane Ferrell, will be onsite to serve as mentors at the camp. During the program, the teens bunk among Army representatives and are exposed to educational and inspirational activities aimed to help them overcome adolescent issues, instill self-respect and respect for others, teach helpful life skills and introduce problem-solving techniques to help them conquer obstacles and empower their futures.
Created by Harvey in 2009, the steve harvey Mentoring Program for Young Men selects hundreds fatherless youths each year, aged 13-18, from a pool of submitted applications to participate in the National Camp. By way of the camp and a series of similar regional programs around the country, the steve harvey Mentoring Program for Young Men has reached and impacted over 1,500 youths and continues to grow since its inception.% | % | % | %