Anchors Up! (AU) is a federally funded youth development program for teens in Bladen County, North Carolina. The program is open to middle and high school students in grades 7-12.

Through the AU program, you will learn:

  • Strategies for success

  • How to prevent poverty

  • How to have healthy relationships

  • How to avoid teenage pregnancy 

  • How to resist risky behaviors such as drinking, drug abuse and bullying

  •  How to set goals for your life