• Arts, recreation, and technology activities reinforcing Louisiana academic content standards. FDDOC Winners' Circle provides exciting enrichment opportunities that integrate technology, recreation, and the arts with academics. Some of these include art, music, computers, science, robotics, health and nutrition, physical education, tennis, and character education.
  • Relationship-building activities that strengthen youth's connections with adults, their school, and community through the use of mentors and other positive adult role models, volunteerism, character education and other relevant activities. FDDOC Winners' Circle provides appropriate youth development and other constructive personal skills development activities that help participants identify and avoid behaviors and situations that may put them at-risk. These programs include character education and leadership classes.
  • Creative and recreational activities that increase a youth's interest in and exposure to the world beyond their local neighborhood. FDDOC Winners' Circle has developed strong partnerships with local colleges and universities, community organizations, and businesses to provide extra learning opportunities that foster critical thinking skills, persistence, and other positive work habits through hands-on activities.
  • Parental involvement activities that bring families into the program for educational, social, parenting, and life skills enrichment. FDDOC Winners' Circle maintains an open-door policy that encourages participation by adults and other family members through family engagement programs and activities. FDDOC supports, is a community partner, and encourages parental involvement activities at all the schools such as the Lights On After-School Celebration, Family Literacy and Math Nights, Book Bingo, Parent Teacher Association Meetings, Learning Carnivals, and State Test Awareness Sessions.