Mentoring Institute Products

Order Online, Email us, or call to order at (650)-368-4444


AAG cover thumb

ISBN: 978-0-9789107-4-7, $15

(8.5″ x 11″, spiral-bound, 94 pages)

The Academic Activity Guide is a collection of learning activities and projects designed by educational professionals specifically for mentoring programs. Areas of focus include science, social studies, math, personal development, language, and art. These activities not only provide opportunities to develop academic skills, but also offer gateways to inspire further discovery and learning about each other and the world. Currently out of print


ISBN: 978-0-9789107-7-8,

$28 for 1-25 sets of two, $23 for 26-50 sets of two, $20 for 51 or more sets (9.5″ x 11.5″, spiral-bound, 122 pages)

Mentoring Journals (sold in sets of two) offer mentoring matches a structured yet flexible format to enjoy meaningful activities together, increasing the opportunity for meaningful interactions. Each journal includes: Hundreds of Activity Ideas For All Ages, Quarterly Activities, a Page of Stickers, Four Pocket Pages, Goal-Setting Opportunities, 52 Weekly Logs, a Photo Album, and a Closure Process.


ISBN: 978-0-9789107-6-1,

$25 $20 on sale through March 31

(6″ x 9″, 160 pages)

The first publication of its kind, SAFE (Screening Applicants for Effectiveness): Guidelines to Prevent Child Molestation in Mentoring and Youth-Serving Organizations was developed to help organizations prevent infiltration of child predators into their mentoring and youth-serving programs. Based on volumes of research, Recommended Best Practices, and Friends for Youth’s quarter century of experience, SAFE offers practical, tested tools to screen out potential child predators and prevent child molestation.


ISBN: 978-0-9789107-2-3,


(8 minutes, VHS or DVD format)

This mentoring video highlights friendship success stories, youth insights, parent perspectives, and the positive effects of a quality mentoring relationship. Eight minutes in length and suitable for recruiting, orientation, and/or training purposes. 

FFY Short Description

Transforming the lives of at-risk youth through the power of mentoring