S.A.Y. Yes! Centers for Youth Development®

Upcoming Training Dates

Internship Preview (Virtual Event)

Children's Ministry Training

We are excited to be hosting a virtual, national training for S.A.Y. Yes!® (Save America's Youth - Yes!).

S.A.Y. Yes! is a wholistic approach to ministry by providing after-school mentoring and tutoring. If you want to take your children's ministry to the next level, we hope you join us! We will cover topics like classroom management, teaching children concretely, mentoring, recruiting volunteers and developing components to your program.

  • Dates: January 30 and February 6 (Different content each day) 
  • Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST each day 
  • Cost: $30 (Groups can register at a reduced rate.)
    Note, this training is free for Cru Inner City staff members, but please register so we know you are attending. 

REGISTER BY 1/21/2021

This will guarantee timely delivery of your training kit which includes:

  1. An extensive training manual 
  2. 20 months of curriculum 
  3. Training supplies and resources

Click below to watch the invite video and to register.

S.A.Y. Yes!® Launch Training

For those wanting to begin a Christ-centered after-school ministry to K–12 grade.

There are no new training seesions scheduled at this time. If you are interested, please follow the link below to contact a Youth Development coordinator near you.

Life-on-Life Teen Mentoring Training

Mentoring ministry for grades 7–12.

There are no new training seesions scheduled at this time. If you are interested, please follow the link below to contact a Youth Development coordinator near you.


Training sessions are offered in cities across the country throughout the school year. Please contact the Cru Youth Development coordinator in your city for details about upcoming training sessions.

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