About Us

BYA enables you to achieve a balanced and all-embracing lifestyle. Unfold your potentials. Embark on a life journey to bring out the best in you and help others along the way.

 BYA is a 501(c)3 tax exempt, non-profit public benefit organization. Our mission is to provide an environment for young people to explore and maximize their potential through holistic training and practices, and community services.

 You may join BYA at any age. Adult who are passionate to help the youth could participate as youth leaders, program instructors or even volunteer as backbone staff support for our youth leaders.  

 BYA youth member benefits:

  • Good Attitude
  • Joy, Laugh, and Fun
  • Communication Skills
  • Teamwork and Life Skills
  • Concentration Skills for Good Grades

 BYA leader and volunteer benefits:

  • Access to training and services from BYA and partner organizations
  • Mindful Leadership Development
  • Enhance Emotional Well-Being
  • Lessen the effects of Aging
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Increase Your Flexibility
  • Improve Physical Fitness
  • Relax & Reduce Stress
  • Community Services
  • Cultural Diversity

BYA activities may include:

  • Hug-A-Thon for Children’s Hope
  • Monthly Adventure Program
  • Outdoor Activities (camping, field trip, hiking, nature study, fitness training)
  • Story-telling, Music, and Arts Programs
  • Beginning-A-New Family Program
  • Teen to Teen SOS Program
  • Peer Pressure & Communication Training
  • Time Management & Relaxation Training
  • Meditation and Mindfulness Practice
  • Crafty Production from Recycling Project
  • Prosthetic LN-4 Hand Assembly
  • Change Agent Project
  • Environmental and Humanity Projects
  • Teen Leadership Development
  • Young Bodhisattva Achievement